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Absolute Poker and UB poker bid farewell to their pro team

Absolute Poker and UB poker bid farewell to their pro team

Blanca games, parent company to both online poker sites Absolute Poker and UltimateBet.com, has released a statement announcing a cut to their professional player roster. The announcement stipulated that their operations in the US have ceased due to the legal developments there. As such, many aspects of the company have had to be downsized.

José Macedo disqualified on grounds of multi accounting

José Macedo disqualified on grounds of multi accounting

Rising online poker star José “Girah” Macedo took a blow to his career this week. The online protégée was disqualified from the Lock Pro Challenge, after an internal audit revealed that he had been multi accounting.

Homes of poker room founders seized

Homes of poker room founders seized

Multiple homes have been seized by federal prosecutors as they apply pressure and crackdown upon online poker sites who were operating in the States. One of the homes belonged to former Playboy Playmate Destiny Davis, who recently married Chad Elie in spite of the allegations levelled against him.

President and CEO of Caesars unleashes defence of online poker

President and CEO of Caesars unleashes defence of online poker

Gary Loveman, CEO of multi-billion dollar empire Caesars Entertainment, evoked a passionate plea for online poker to be made legal and regulated on a federal level.

DoJ attack leaves UB and Absolute Poker bankrupt

DoJ attack leaves UB and Absolute Poker bankrupt

As a result of the indictments issued by DoJ, Blanca Gaming of Antigua, the parent company of Absolute Poker and Ultimatebet, has declared bankruptcy.

Tatjana Pašalić signed to Bodog Poker

Tatjana Pašalić signed to Bodog Poker

Tatjana PašalićQuirky online poker room Bodog Poker have announced their latest acquisition today: beautiful Bosnian-born Tatjana Pašalić. The energetic 26 year old joins a team which …

Poker Traffic Report: One Week After Black Friday

Poker Traffic Report: One Week After Black Friday

Well, what a difference a week can make. It is exactly one week on from online poker’s ‘Black Friday’ and it is still making the headlines – and will do for some time. The ‘Big Three’ (PokerStars,…

Online Poker Black Friday Updates: April 21st

Online Poker Black Friday Updates: April 21st

The aftermath of the Department of Justice seizing the domains of the biggest online poker sites on Friday 15th April continues to be felt throughout the poker community. Many poker professionals…

Online Poker Black Friday: Latest Updates

Online Poker Black Friday: Latest Updates

The impact that ‘Black Friday’ has had on the poker world is still being felt. Friday saw the online poker industry shaken to it’s core with PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, UB and Absolute Poker all…

Why Some Online Poker Sites Are Easier Than Others

Why Some Online Poker Sites Are Easier Than Others

Playing online poker at poker websites is unique in many ways when it comes to Internet gaming. Although there are skill game sites on which you compete against other players – and some casinos…

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Selbst Leads At End of Day 3

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Selbst Leads At End of Day 3

On Monday, Day 3 of NAPT Mohegan Sun came to an end as the field was dwindled down to just 24 players. Vanessa Selbst, the defending champion, is heading into Day 4 as the chip leader with…

Adam Levy Signs New 2 Year Deal With UB.com

Adam Levy Signs New 2 Year Deal With UB.com

UB.com have announced the re-signing of UB Team Pro Adam Levy, with a new deal extending his contract for two years. Joining Team UB at the end of 2008, the previous two years have been very…

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