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.

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. […]

Nevada Proposes Felony Charges for Unauthorized Gambling Affiliates

Nevada Proposes Felony Charges for Unauthorized Gambling Affiliates

Sean Gibson - January 26th, 2015

Nevada, which is one of three states to allow online gambling activities, has proposed an amendment to its gambling legislation that would make it a felony to profit as an affiliate to unauthorized online sites. Anyone affiliated with a gambling site not holding a vetted Nevada license, if the amendment is added, could be prosecuted […]

Griffin Benger Survives PokerStars Shark Cage TV Coinflip for $1 Million Win

Griffin Benger Survives PokerStars Shark Cage TV Coinflip for $1 Million Win

Philip Conneller - January 5th, 2015

Griffin Benger has been crowned the first-ever champion of PokerStars’ innovative Shark Cage TV show (not to be confused with the American TV show Shark Tank about hungry entrepreneurs and tough-minded venture capitalists). The Canadian former EPT High Roller champion, who has won millions of dollars online under the moniker “flush_entity,” beat Mike Tindall heads up […]

PokerStars Milestone Hands Boost Cash Game Traffic

PokerStars Milestone Hands Boost Cash Game Traffic

Elbert Pruitt - December 11th, 2014

The PokerStars Milestone Hands promotion is driving global cash game traffic to seasonal heights, with a $1,000,000 giveaway during its December Festival. Global cash game traffic has risen by 6.5 percent since the promo began on December 1, while the North Star of the online poker world has seen a stellar 18 percent increase, as […]

PokerStars Leaderboards Changing in 2015

PokerStars Leaderboards Changing in 2015

Devin O'Connor - December 6th, 2014

PokerStars leaderboards are the latest component of the world’s largest card room to undergo changes since being bought out in June by Amaya Gaming Group. Announcing the news on the company’s blog, PokerStars will increase the Yearly Leaderboard from $200,000 to $450,000 in cash, prizes, and promotions in 2015. Although the current system includes weekly, […]