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Poker players reaping benefits of Titan VIP Club

September 18th, 2014

Titan Poker, the largest poker site on the iPoker network, is launching a unique tournament series for members of its elite club. Titan Poker’s Elite Club was created to reward and challenge players who have represented the poker room in the past at major land-based tournaments around the world, as a way to thank them and give them a heads-up at additional poker glory.  “For Titan Poker players, who regularly fight it out for their share of the massive cash jackpots on offer and/or their dream seat at overseas poker event, such as the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, this is yet another means to winning some fantastic prizes and entry to live tournaments that might otherwise be unobtainable,” said a Titan Poker spokesman

Brand new look for

September 17th, 2014

The new software client marks one of the biggest upgrades in the history of and represents a giant leap forward for the venerable online poker room. Players will benefit from the software upgrade in numerous ways including more ergonomic and personalized tables in addition to a great boost in overall speed

WSOPE event 3 goes to Theo Jorgensen

August 31st, 2014

The second to last event in the WSOPE series brought out a total of 165 players for this three day event. With 20,000 in total chips for each player (in a format best described as “Second Chance”), this deep-stacked event brought out many of poker biggest names.

Kentucky judge postpones forfeiture hearing

August 20th, 2014

Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate is giving the lawyers for the defendant domains additional time to file legal briefs before he holds the hearing in what he describes as a “very complex” case. One favorable outcome of today’s hearing, according to published reports, is that none of the domain names seized last week by the state will have to transfer ownership during the postponement.   The eyes of the online poker community had been on today’s potentially groundbreaking hearing, which sought to determine whether the state would be successful in its attempt to seize control of the domain names of all online gambling Web sites accessible to Kentucky users

Continuance Granted in KY Seizure of Poker Websites Case

August 17th, 2014

A Franklin Circuit Court judge granted a continuance today in the case brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to seize the domain names of Internet gambling websites. It was reported on Tuesday that Kentucky was trying to take on the online gambling industry by attempting to seize 141 domain…

Playtech Signs Up Cogetech to Italian Poker Network – Gaming Intelligence Group (subscription)

July 20th, 2014

Playtech Signs Up Cogetech to Italian Poker Network Gaming Intelligence Group (subscription), UK - 59 minutes ago Playtech has announced yet another addition to its Italian poker network following an agreement with Cogetech SpA, a leading Italian online and land based … Playtech in poker deal with Italy’s Cogetech Hemscott all 3 news articles

Poker players group spent $283000 lobbying in 2Q – Forbes

July 9th, 2014

Poker players group spent $283000 lobbying in 2Q Forbes, NY - 2 hours ago AP 09.25.08, 4:34 PM ET The Poker Players Alliance spent $283000 in the second quarter to lobby in favor of licensed and regulated Internet poker in the US, …

Obrestad to face Brunson

July 9th, 2014

Both Brunson and Obrestad are considered two of the most elite poker players in the world, but their introductions to the game couldn’t have been more different. Brunson traveled the dusty backroads of the U.S., playing in numerous illegal games, honing his game prior to winning 10 WSOP bracelets, which forever secured his status as the godfather of poker

Dwanswong: durrrr drops $1 million

July 8th, 2014

Everybody’s favorite online action wonderboy was back at Full Tilt’s RailHeaven table last night, and he was certainly doing what he does best – throwing big bets around like he’s feeding pigeons in a park. And while typically those bets get safely returned to his roll with a fortuitous river card or two, this time Dwan came out the worse for wear, getting crushed every which way and ultimately dropping $1 million to his high-stakes foes. The major beneficiary this time: David Benyamine, who happily gathered up the bulk of durrrr’s losses into his own bankroll, finishing the session with close to, not coincidentally, $1 million in his stack.

Strip Poker: Celebrity Charity Tournament at MGM Oct. 9

July 6th, 2014

Jimmy Button, a Supercross professional, injured his back in an accident and is now finding a way to help others with the same ailments through poker. The Fourth-Annual Road 2 Recovery Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament has been announced, and it will take place on Thursday, Oct

Animal rescue group plans events – Belleville View

June 21st, 2014

Animal rescue group plans events Belleville View, MI - 4 hours ago Texas Hold ‘ em Tournaments and cash tables are set for Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Oct. 1, and Oct.