Unibet withdraws two high stakes online poker games

January 3, 2018

Online poker provider Unibet in the Kindred Group has revealed that it has withdrawn two high-stakes games that were introduced in March 2017, citing a need to protect the site ecology. The two games are No Limit 800 and Pot Limit 800, and Unibet head of poker Dave Pomroy has explained that the removal of […]

Unibet Poker 2.0 launch imminent

November 25, 2016

The successful Unibet – Relax Gaming collaboration which saw the launch of the former’s stand-alone online poker platform over two years ago, is following up the popular offering with Unibet Poker 2.0. The launch date is set for December 1 for the product, which was previewed during the Unibet Open Copenhagen earlier this year (see […]

Mark II Unibet – Relax Gaming poker launch delayed

September 26, 2016

Online poker fans awaiting the much-vaunted arrival of the new and improved Unibet – Relax Gaming poker software will have to be patient a little longer; the operator has announced that version 2.0 will not be fully ready by the planned launch date of October 3 and has been delayed in order to avoid any […]

Unibet unveils new online poker product

September 1, 2016

Two years on from leaving the MPN to become a standalone poker offering on its own, Unibet has unveiled its latest poker software iteration, developed and improved in collaboration once again with Relax Gaming. The company used its tournament in Copenhagen to announce the launch, initially in beta format; ultimately it will be rolled out […]

Set to launch new version of poker client

August 9, 2016

Unibet is preparing the launch of the second version of its poker client at the Unibet Open Copenhagen tourney, after which the software will go into a closed beta period. According to a post on the Unibet Poker Community forum, Adobe Air will be replaced by a new proprietary technology built by development partner Relax […]

November niner poker ace hired by Unibet as tournament director

August 8, 2016

Popular Belgian poker pro and World Series of Poker finalist this year, Kenny Hallaert, has been snapped up by online gambling group Unibet as its tournament director. In a weekend tweet Hallaert declared: “Happy to announce that I will be the new Tournament Director for the @unibetopen, First event from 24/08 until 28/08 in Copenhagen.” […]

Unibet combines poker and soccer

June 3, 2015

Unibet has selected the 60,000-seat Celtic Park stadium for its Unibet Open poker festival this year, the first time in the nine year history of the live-streamed event that it will visit Scotland. Built 123 years ago, the famous stadium has seen many epic games between top football teams, with the best known the regular […]

West confirmed as head of Unibet Poker

March 27, 2015

The good news this week is that popular Unibet online poker manager Andrew West has been confirmed in the post after just three months as the interim man in charge. At the beginning of this year many in the industry were nonplussed that Unibet had not immediately and permanently promoted the energetic and efficient West, […]

New poker chief at Unibet

January 13, 2015

The departure of Unibet’s poker chief Martin Stalros to Relax Gaming has created an opportunity, albeit an “interim” one whilst a permanent head is sought, for Andrew West. West is on the list for consideration as permanent head of poker, but in the meantime will run the operation, a role for which he is well […]

Unibet signs as sponsor for British Poker Awards

November 7, 2014

The European online gambling group Unibet has announced that it is to strengthen its stand-alone online poker presence by signing as the headline sponsor for the 2014 British Poker Awards. Other sponsors of the event include companies like Bluff magazine, Poker Strategy and Poker News. Unibet’s head of poker operations, Martin Stalros, said this week […]