Promotions

Find out where the latest poker promos are and where you can sit down to win big. Whether it is freerolls or big money satellites, we’ll guide you in the right direction.

PokerStars Records Biggest Ever Play Money Pot

PokerStars Records Biggest Ever Play Money Pot

Philip Conneller - March 28th, 2015

The biggest ever pot in the history of online poker, standing at a world-beating $6.47 billion, has just been won on PokerStars, but before you spit that sip of coffee back out through your nose and all over the curtains, please be advised this was a play-money pot. Yes, welcome to the curious, twilight world […]

Daniel Colman And Olivier Busquet Auctioning Poker Lesson For One Drop

Daniel Colman And Olivier Busquet Auctioning Poker Lesson For One Drop

Ed Scimia - March 20th, 2015

Daniel Colman famously said that poker was a “dark game” to explain his lack of exuberant celebration and his sparse media presence after his win in the Big One for One Drop last year. Of course, that didn’t stop Colman from playing lots of poker last year, but it did suggest that perhaps he’d like […]

Zynga Winds Down Real Money Gaming In The UK

Zynga Winds Down Real Money Gaming In The UK

Philip Conneller - March 7th, 2015

Zynga Poker, it was once hoped, might single-handedly spawn a second poker boom. Around 2013 the social gaming giant seemed poised to enter the real money market, as poker players licked their lips at its 32 million registered play-money users (or, to put it another way, 0.5 percent of human life on Planet Earth). The […]

PokerStars Servers Crash Halts Play For Two Hours

PokerStars Servers Crash Halts Play For Two Hours

Devin O'Connor - March 4th, 2015

PokerStars servers crashed at 4:40 AM EST yesterday morning, freezing play and interrupting games across all of its network domains and around the world. Lee Jones, head of corporate communications for PokerStars confirmed the outage in a tweet saying, “Hi folks we know that @PokerStars is down the software guys are swarming on it. We’ll […]

New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds

New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds

Daniel Smyth - March 2nd, 2015

Serious invention or a crazy marketing ploy? That’s the question poker players across the community are asking after reports of a new poker headset capable of reading brainwaves was revealed. Reviewed and reported on by British newspaper, The Daily Star, the mind reading device, known as Emotiv, could potentially help poker players refine their skills and […]

Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel

Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel

Devin O'Connor - March 2nd, 2015

Twitch is buying into the online poker industry by expanding its live streaming broadcasts of Internet tournaments and events featuring many of the game’s top professionals. Following its acquisition by Amazon last fall for $970 million, Twitch, whose primary focus has been video games, added poker to its repertoire of content in November and has […]

High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments

High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments

Ed Scimia - February 27th, 2015

Spin & Go tournaments have proven to be a controversial addition to the PokerStars lineup. While they’re certainly made plenty of money for owner Amaya Gaming, professionals and regular players bemoaned the fact that recreational players flocked to the lottery-style tournaments in huge numbers, taking them out of their preferred stomping grounds. Worse still, these […]

WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You

WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You

Devin O'Connor - February 27th, 2015

The WSOP Circuit has been confined to the United States in previous years, but the most prestigious poker series is branching out by announcing three international stops for the 2015-2016 season. In an attempt to get a bit more worldly, the Vegas-based tournament operator has reached agreements with casinos in Italy, Mexico, and Morocco. “It’s time […]

Tag Team Poker App Makes Poker a Team Sport

Tag Team Poker App Makes Poker a Team Sport

Devin O'Connor - February 22nd, 2015

Tag Team Poker is hoping its new app will appeal to a larger audience through an original format that makes poker a team game. As you probably expect, the app puts players in two-person teams to compete against other duos. Players can connect with their friends through Facebook and Google Plus, or find a random […]

Floyd Mayweather Tweet Gives Ivey League Shot in the Arm

Floyd Mayweather Tweet Gives Ivey League Shot in the Arm

Devin O'Connor - February 18th, 2015

Floyd Mayweather is in talks to fight Manny Pacquiao, but before he does he’s fighting to help out his buddy Phil Ivey. The boxing legend tweeted this week to his 5.58 million followers, “Learn how to play poker like @philivey #TMT” along with a link to the Ivey League website. Mayweather’s promo couldn’t have come […]

World Poker Tour Partners with Europe-Bet for Georgia Events

World Poker Tour Partners with Europe-Bet for Georgia Events

Devin O'Connor - February 16th, 2015

The World Poker Tour has signed a new partnership with Europe-Bet.com to exclusively license the WPT brand in the Euro-Asian country of Georgia. Through the deal, the online gambling site will host three World Poker Tour events at its Europe-Bet.com Poker Club, the country’s only brick-and-mortar poker establishment located in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. […]