Poker aces will be out in for Celebrity Cash Kings tourney

July 24, 2016

Growing numbers of top international players have been confirming their presence at a major poker event next month in the Czech Republic – the Celebrity Cash Kings tournament scheduled for Kings Casino in Rozvadov between August 14 – 17. The tourney is billed as a high stakes cash game festival, and will feature a number […]

Cash game traffic wanes at Pokerstars

July 23, 2016

New numbers from online poker monitor Pokerscout reveal the alarming news that 7-day average cash game traffic at market leader Pokerstars has declined 50 percent since 2011, with the latest figure of 11,500 players continuing the trend. Observers have been speculating on the reasons for the decline, arguing that it could be a lessening of […]

Having a blast with 888Poker

July 23, 2016

In a good example of its continually evolving promotional innovation 888Poker has announced a new online game which will be launched Monday July 25 titled Blast. The game has been designed to generate both time and action pressure on players, and includes big-earning capability of up to 10 times the player buy-in. The format is […]

888Poker marketers have a great new idea

July 19, 2016

888Poker marketers have developed an ingenious new way of entertaining players whilst at the same time spreading brand and awareness across social media and other channels. Titled Personalized Videos, the initiative builds on the penchant of most players for a little bragging about their poker prowess, usually via social media channels, Skype and poker forums […]

Connective Games release Pineapple Open Face Poker app

July 19, 2016

Russian online poker operator Pokerdom has launched Connective Games’ newly developed Pineapple OFC Poker mobile app. Connective Games launched the poker variant earlier this year saying it has proven so successful the development of the mobile app along with the launch of OFC free roll tournaments was a logical progression. “As specialist online poker game […]

WSOP Main Event reaches final table

July 19, 2016

With a guaranteed pay-out of at least a million, the final table of the World Series of Poker is an alluring achievement, and as InfoPowa went to press Tuesday morning the composition of the final table had just been decided. The 27 players who started Day 7 were led by Czech Republic pro Vojtech Ruzicka […]

Then there were 27

July 19, 2016

Tuesday should see the formation of the final table at this year’s World Series of Poker as the 27 survivors from Day 6 reconvene to play down to the last nine, who will then go on a break until November, each with a million dollars. When they return to play to a winner in November, […]

46th WSOP is a record breaker

July 19, 2016

The 47th edition of the World Series of Poker has created new records over its seven-week run and 69 tournaments, which are now drawing to a close as the main event nears its final table. The organisers have released some impressive statistics that include: * 107,833 entries (up 4.2 percent), just the second time the […]

Global Poker League eyes social and real money partnerships

July 19, 2016

The Global Poker League is eyeing expansion into the social and real money poker environment through a new vehicle titled PlayGPL, and has issued a Request for Proposal from social operators like Zynga, Pokerist, Boyaa, Tencent and DragonPlay, according to media reports. It is at present not known which real money online poker operators it […]

Swedish player locks up Little One For One Drop poker event

July 18, 2016

It was the biggest pay-day yet in the Swede’s career. The tournament prize pool totaled $3,924,000 from which the 654 finishers collected prize money, and had the satisfaction of knowing that a percentage of the prize pool will help provide water for disadvantaged communities. The poker community via the World Series of Poker has donated […]