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.

Dan Bilzerian to Host Poker Event Featuring Giraffes 

Dan Bilzerian to Host Poker Event Featuring Giraffes 

Daniel Smyth - April 10th, 2015

Poker bad boy Dan Bilzerian who’s recent BLM public service announcement effort seemed to come across as underwhelming for audiences everywhere is now looking to give something back. Later this month he plans to host a charity tournament in his luxury Hollywood Hills mansion. Announced earlier this week, the charity poker tournament will be part of a […]

Phil Hellmuth’s Sweet Gig At SugarHouse Casino

Phil Hellmuth’s Sweet Gig At SugarHouse Casino

Daniel Smyth - April 8th, 2015

Phil Hellmuth may be somewhat sour at the poker table when things don’t go his way, but the Poker Brat will be enjoying a little bit of sweetness at the end of April when he visits Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino. Hellmuth, the all-time leading WSOP bracelet winner and one of the most recognizable poker players in […]

Community Pressure Forces TDA Summit Shift To Aria

Community Pressure Forces TDA Summit Shift To Aria

Daniel Smyth - April 6th, 2015

Following a wave of discontent from the poker community, the Tournament Directors Association (TDA) summit has been moved from the Venetian to the Aria. At the end of March a tweet by Matt Savage, the head of the TDA, sparked a mass debate across the community after he announced the conference would be held inside […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Turns Down PokerStars Deal

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Turns Down PokerStars Deal

Ed Scimia - April 4th, 2015

PokerStars has significantly reduced their roster of sponsored pros over the past year, slimming their roster and focusing more on players with appear in emerging markets in Asia or with a significant online presence. But there is one area where they’ve remained as active as ever: getting big names from the world of sports in […]

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 […]