Archive for the ‘Poker’ Category

Major Software Upgrade At Absolute Poker

Friday, August 31st, 2007

If you’ve played at Absolute Poker more than once, you’ve probably been through at least one software upgrade, it seems nearly every time I open the software I have to wait for an upgrade, however… AP has announced a big upgrade in new Absolute Poker Version 8.0 software.

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CryptoLogic Launches New Casino For WPT

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

An amazing new Las Vegas-style online casino is now available from one of the world’s most predominate names in poker entertainment. CryptoLogic Ltd, a leading software developer to the international Internet gaming market, has launched a new casino on World Poker Tour’s (WPT) gaming site, designed to match the look, experience and functionality that WPT’s players savor. The agreement forged between Cryptologic subsidiary, WagerLogic Ltd. And World Poker Tour Enterprises, Cryptologic will be the only software provider for the casino site. This arrangement fortifies previous ties from April 2007, when the WPT launched a new online poker room, with Cryptologic’s exceptional and progressive poker software.

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Heartland Poker Tour Grand Series

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

The Heartland Poker Tour, while not drawing the same league of player as series like the WPT and WSOP, is definitely getting increasingly more recognition in recent days. Started by Todd Anderson and Greg Land in 2005, the tour has since grown annually. The HPT is currently watched by more than 50 million homes nation wide.

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AT&T and Hellmuth Launch Mobile Poker Game

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

If you are going to launch a new mobile Texas Hold’em poker service you might as well get the 11 time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth to be your spokesperson. That’s what AT&T did and is providing the new poker game service to its clients. Verizon will also be able to offer this service soon as well.

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Donhaka Wins FTOPS Limit Holdem Tournament!

Friday, August 24th, 2007

The only limit Holdem event in the FTOPS V (Full Tilt Online Poker Series) was the $200,000 guaranteed six handed event held this week. Even though limit poker tournaments do not tend to draw well, this event had 1,171 entrants and managed a prize pool of $234,200 to beat the guarantee by Full Tilt.

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Cyberstud Poker Player Wins $144,146.51

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

It has been confirmed that a player playing the Progressive Cyberstud Poker game at All Slots online casino has won $144,146.51. One of the leading online casino groups, The Jackpot Factory, made the announcement earlier this week. This online casino group is well known for its numerous casino games, especially their ever popular progressive jackpot slot machines.

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Absolute Poker announces winner of 4th Dream Poker Tournament Package!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

A fourth online poker player has finished an Absolute Poker Dream poker game a winner this year. His identity at the popular online poker room is, CUTIEPI314. Absolute Poker is giving away in excess of a $100 Million in Texas Holdem Poker prize pools with the Absolute Dream Packages, CUTIEPIE314 just won his share, winning a package worth more than $100,000.

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World Poker Dealer Championships Rule Change

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

The World Poker Dealer Championship will now allow individuals to register themselves for the poker events only open to poker room employees. In the past, poker players had to be registered by their employers as representatives of the poker rooms where they worked for play in the annual dealers only events, played at Binions Casino in Vegas.

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Commerce Casino Introduces Dealerless Poker

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Commerce Casino is all set to introduce brand new dealerless poker tables, the new tables are ran completely electronically, without a live dealer. The new tables will also bring the introduction of Sit N go styled poker tournaments to the casino that is already known as the largest poker offering casino in the world, currently housing more than 200 poker tables.

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Bad Beat Jackpot

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Bad Beat Jackpot

The Bad Beat Jackpot at Absolute Poker is a progressive jackpot for poker players. At any of the NL Holdem tables that say (jackpot) after the table name you have a chance to win the Bad Beat Jackpot for stakes as low as $0.25/$0.50 all the way up to $3/$6. With about 50 or more Bad Beat Jackpot tables going on at any given time, the jackpot can grow by well over $1,000 per hour.

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