The online poker community has been very excited about the Epic Poker League that debuted in the month of August 2011. The first season of the EPL, saw about a hundred and thirty seven players participate in the tournament.
Party Poker has launched a promotion enabling poker players to win an opportunity to participate in this year’s Oktoberfest.
The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) has beamed a ray of hope on thousands of unhappy US poker players whose funds are still locked up within Full Tilt Poker, the giant online poker company that has been out of business for several days after the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) suspended both its gaming licenses for a number of reasons.
The Full Tilt Poker account of professional poker player Phil Ivey, which was revealed this weekend, has shocked the online poker gaming community.
A court in Toulouse, France, which was hearing a case filed against Jean-Pierre Gleizes, accused of organizing public poker events without getting a proper license, finally ruled that the game of poker requires skill and should not be considered to be a game of pure chance.
Titan Poker, one of the most reputed online poker rooms in the United Kingdom and Europe, recently announced that it would hosting a series of special poker promotions for it players this August.
Everybody with the slightest interest in online poker is wondering about the future of the online poker industry in the US. A couple of reports, which appeared recently in Wall Street Journal and CNN Online, have analyzed the current online poker scenario in the US, especially the effects of Black Friday on TV poker shows and online poker players.
Ever since the Black Friday of online poker, the day on which the US federal government cracked down on Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and Absolute Poker, seized their domain names, and arrested key people associated with these sites, days have been rather dull for online poker players.
After Black Friday, the day on which the US federal government cracked down on Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, and PokerStars and confiscated their domain names, the UK government has become very protective about UK online poker players.
According to recent rumors, new investors are in two minds about the fallen online poker giant Full Tilt Poker; they are wondering if attempting to revive the poker site is really a good idea.