Partypoker re-enters Czech Republic market

November 26, 2018

Partypoker has re-entered the Czech Republic after exiting the market almost two years ago. The re-entry follows the second International online gambling licence award from the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Finance. In anticipation of its launch the online poker operator has partnered Kings Resort Rozvadov, both of whom hint at ambitious and exciting plans to come. Tom Waters, managing director […]

U.K. poker pro wins Caribbean High Roller event

November 18, 2018

Sunday saw a delighted British professional poker player, Roberto Romanello from Wales, finally best a field of 196 quality players to claim the main prize of $450,000 in the $10,300 buy-in Caribbean Partypoker High Roller event in the Bahamas. 28 survivors returned to the felt on the final day of the competition, twenty-three of whom […]

German poker ace cleans up in Caribbean Super High Roller

November 16, 2018

Thursday saw the final table of six players – all that remained from an original field of 34 – gather for the last day of the Party Poker Caribbean $250,000 buy-in Super High Roller Championship, with the chip lead held by German ace Steffen Sontheimer (28). He was to dominate the action through to the […]

U.S. poker pro wins $2 million main prize in Caribbean competition

November 15, 2018

After a tough and competitive 13 hours of final day action this week US high stakes poker pro Roger Teska emerged triumphant in the PartyPoker Caribbean Poker Party $25,500 buy-in Millions World event, having bested the formidable high roller specialist Steve O’Dwyer in the heads up. His reward for a remarkable achievement was the $2 […]

Venezuela’s Guiseppe Iadisernia wins Partypoker’s Caribbean Super High Roller poker

November 14, 2018

Venezuelan poker pro Giuseppe Iadisernia bested a field of 54 top players this week to claim the first prize of $845,000 in the $50,000 buy-in PartyPoker Caribbean Poker Party Super High Roller competition. It was Iadisernia’s biggest career win to date, almost quadrupling his previous live tournament best cash. Iadisernia really came from behind to […]

Partypoker awarded Czech online gambling licence

November 14, 2018

GVC subsidiary PartyPoker has confirmed that it received a licence to operate from the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance this month and is now cleared for operations in the Czech gambling market, where it competes with PokerStars but not many others.. The Czech regulated online gambling market has been open since early January 2017. but […]

Questions asked following cuts in Partypoker Powerfest guarantees

September 23, 2018

A social media row brewed up this week over the much-hyped $60 million in prize pool guarantees invested by PartyPoker in its Powerfest series when eagle-eyed players noticed that the guarantees on some events in week three had been unilaterally reduced in the middle of the festival….apparently without announcement. This was particularly questioned by players […]

Partypoker and World Poker Tour agree four-year Europe and Canada deal

August 30, 2018

PartyPoker and the World Poker Tour have expanded their business relationship with an agreement to team up over a four-year period to deliver major live tournament events across Europe and Canada. InfoPowa readers will recall that the two poker giants originally had the same owner; PartyPoker acquired WPT in 2009 for $12.3 million and sold […]

Online poker companies to invest $130 million in two major tournaments

August 20, 2018

The month of September will see a massive $130 million invested by Pokerstars and PartyPoker as they compete for players in two distinct major tournaments. Pokerstars has announced that this year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) set to run from September 2 to 17 will have $70 million in guaranteed prize pools, whilst PartyPoker […]

Online poker site reports ddos attack

August 13, 2018

Recent posts on Twitter have indicated that Americas Cardroom was not the only online poker site attacked by DDoS hackers this week (see previous report). Very little detail is currently available but it appears that: On August 9 PartyPoker advised players: “Apologies for the technical difficulties, we are working to rectify, the site has been […]