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Brazil’s Vivian Saliba Signs with 888poker
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Vivian Saliba has become the latest player to join Team888, with the Brazilian’s announcing her partnership deal from the sidelines of the WSOP Europe currently nearing completion at the King’s Casino in the Czech Republic. After officially signing... 

PokerStars and Usain Bolt Promoting World’s Fastest Poker Variant
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Back in June, Usain Bolt and PokerStars announced that they had teamed up to help promote the game of poker around the globe. In August, PokerStars then rolled out its first celebrity branded game called Zoom Usain Bolt Edition to honor the celebrated 8-time Olympic... 

Marcel Luske Joins Party Poker
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Over the past few years, Party Poker has been busy recruiting top pros from all around the world to the site, with additions including such players as England’s Sam Trickett, Wales’ Robert Romanello, Australia’s Jackie Glazier, and Brazil’s... 

PokerStars Tournament Payout of $39M a New Online Record
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

On May 21st, PokerStars paid out a total of $39 million in prize money, representing a new record high in the history of online poker. At the start of the day, the site had committed to forking out more than $29.5 million in tournament payouts, with the whopping... 

Mike Sexton Leaves WPT After 15 Glorious Years
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Mike Sexton joined the World Poker Tour back in 2002, and together with his commentary co-host Vince Van Patten, has helped elevate the brand into one of game’s most popular televised live tours. All good things must come to an end, though, and this week... 

Bruno Gagliasso Recruited by PartyPoker
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

South America has increasingly become the focus of many of the world’s biggest poker operators, with examples provided by the PokerStars sponsored Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), or Bodog, which recently entered into a partnership deal with the H2 Poker... 

PKR Poker Files for Bankruptcy
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, May 8th, 2017

In August 2016, PKR took the poker scene by storm with its innovative next generation 3D poker software, and over the years has collected numerous industry awards, including at the British Poker Awards and the EGaming Review (EGR) Operator Awards. Just over a decade... 

Kevin Hart Now Promoting PokerStars
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Over the years, the world’s biggest online poker room has attracted some of the planet’s biggest stars to help promote the brand, including soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, and actor Aaron Paul from the hit series Breaking Bad. Now, PokerStars has pulled... 

Rannvijay Singha Becomes the Spartan Poker Ambassador
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

One of India’s most popular television presenters, Rannvijay Singha, has just been appointed as the very first brand ambassador of online poker website The Spartan Poker. Like many people across the vast sub-continent, the 34 year-old Mumbai resident is an... 

888poker To Introduce New Rewards Program on March 28th
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, March 7th, 2016

888poker is set to launch “888 Poker Club” on March 28th, which is an overhauled rewards program that rather than promoting a volume, rake based rewards system, will offer players incentives based upon their completing a series of challenges at the various...