Online Poker News

The Real Story behind the Chinese Poker App Ban

Earlier this week, the news broke that play money poker apps are to be banned in China from the beginning of June. Mainstream news outlets claimed the ban was the equivalent to “Chinese Black Friday” – but nobody clearly explained why it was such bad news. After all, they are just play money apps – or are they?

WSOP Mega-Satellites Proving Popular at WPN

Last Sunday, the Winning Poker Network hosted its first WSOP Mega-Satellite giving players the opportunity to win $12,500 cash – enough for the buy-in to the World Series of Poker Main Event with something left over for travelling expenses. The event was an incredible success – beating its guarantee by more than 30%.

Party Poker Adds Daily PLO Events to Power Series

Just when you thought Party Poker couldn´t pack any more action into its Power Series, the site has added daily PLO events to the schedule – giving fans of the four-card game the opportunity to flex their poker-playing skills in Pot Limit Omaha tournaments with guaranteed prize pools of up to $25,000.

Win a Package to the Poker´EM Main Event at Intertops

Poker´EM is an annual live poker festival held at the stunning Casino Velden in Austria. Featuring seventeen prestigious tournaments and a “Cash Game Championship”, the festival attracts players from all over Europe. This July, you could be part of the action if you take advantage of Intertops Poker´s latest promotion.

888 Poker Sends Players on Another Treasure Quest

888 Poker is re-running its successful Treasure Quest promotion and giving players the opportunity to win cash prizes, no deposit bonuses and tournament entry tickets for completing daily challenges. There is a far wider range of challenges in this year´s promotion, so there should be a challenge to suit every player.