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The state of on-line Poker in 2014

In April 2011, the FBI and the Department Of Justice changed on-line poker for good. Where do we stand nearly three years down the line?

Pokerstars website raising funds for the Philippines

The world's biggest poker site is running a series of special tournaments to raise money for humanitarian relief in the Philippines.

Pre-Christmas poker promotions

PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, will shortly be hosting yet another of its Micromillions events, over eleven days in November.

The new look Party Poker is a losing bet

Party Poker is currently the second largest dedicated poker site on the Web. Its new look is hardly likely to make it number one.

A freebie from Full Tilt Poker

The owners of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are offering their customers $20 totally free. It comes with strings, but it is still money for old rope.

Op-Ed: Full Tilt Poker a shadow of its former self

On November 6, Full Tilt Poker re-opened under new management after the Black Friday domain seizures. It was predicted to return with a bang, and it did.

Full Tilt Poker — Business as usual?

Full Tilt Poker is back under new management. How does it shape up after the first day of real money tournament and cash games?

Full Tilt Poker is back for play money until Tuesday

Full Tilt Poker will re-open sometime on Tuesday. Meanwhile, some players are already warming up on the play money tables. Everything else appears normal.

Poker with Bitcoin

The Black Friday domain seizures hit on-line poker badly; it wasn't only domains that were seized. One group of players think they have found a way around this.

Full Tilt Poker returns with a bang

Full Tilt Poker has been off-line since the Black Friday domain seizures, but when it returns on November 6, it will be with a big series of freerolls and a new big money festival.

More on the relaunch of Full Tilt Poker

When Full Tilt Poker is relaunched on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, it will be with a much simplified player loyalty and reward scheme.

Full Tilt Poker — Date of relaunch confirmed

After months of speculation, wrangling and false leads, the date for the resurrection of Full Tilt Poker has been confirmed. It will re-open under new management on November 6.

PokerStars readying for repayment, relaunch of Full Tilt Poker

Online poker giant PokerStars is following through on its promise to repay customers of former competitor Full Tilt Poker, which was shut down in 2011 - leaving millions of players without access to their bankrolls.

More free money from the world's leading poker sites

Poker players are spoilt for choice with so many special promotions. Some are so special they are not reserved for special occasions but seem to be running continuously.

Poker website UltimateBet is dead

The affair of the Black Friday domain seizures is said to be nearing closure, but while some poker sites have survived and even prospered, others have not been so lucky.

PokerStars aiming for 85 billionth hand

PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, will soon be dealing its 85 billionth hand. The person who wins this hand will receive at least $20,000.

Summer Poker Promotions

Next month, PokerStars is running its World Championship Of Online Poker: minimum buy-in $109. The good news is that satellites are already running.

Op-Ed: Speed poker is here

Not content with taking your money, the poker sites want to take your money faster. Speed poker is here, for those would are prepared to oblige them.

Recap of PokerStars Micromillions II

London - The PokerStars Micromillions series is over, with SoyDelGlobo from Argentina walking away with a cool $157,218.68 from the main event.

Op-Ed: Some poker advice for Rafael Nadal

Just before Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal was signed up by PokerStars as one of its celebrity players. This is a different game from the one he is used to; here is some advice for him.

Review: Big prizes for small buy-ins on PokerStars

PokerStars is the world's largest poker site; earlier this year it ran a special series with micro buy-ins, and is about to launch another one.

On-line Poker — New games and new players

In recent years, poker sites have come up with a number of new ways to encourage players to part with their money; they have also recruited celebrity players.

The latest poker promotions

The world's largest poker site has a new on-line championship at three levels, and Europe's largest poker site has a few promotions of its own.

Review: Poker — Big prizes for small buy-ins and cash awards for grinders

PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, is offering big rewards for small outlays. Another site is offering bonuses for players who grind away at the cash tables.

Op-Ed: Poker promotions and a free app

A round up of some of the latest offers for those foolish people - including you - who think there are easy ways to make money on the Internet.

Op-Ed: The obscenity of high stakes poker

Just in case you forgot, there is a recession on. Not that the players on these tables noticed; they can lose more in a minute than you earn in a month, and not bat an eyelid.

Poker: Full Tilt perils, and promotions galore

After months of legal persecution, it looks like Full Tilt Poker will be resurrected after all. Most other poker sites are doing just fine.

That old Razz magic — Poker on Ladbrokes

No Limit Hold 'Em may be the biggest game in town but it is far from the only one, although there appears to be only one site on the web where you can play Pot Limit Razz.

Get your free ticket with PokerStars

PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, is offering regular players a free entry into its Turbo Championship of Online Poker. Other sites are offering bigger prizes.

The PokerStars world record attempt — And success

Yesterday, Sunday, PokerStars, the world's largest poker website, hosted a special tournament with a $1 buy-in, no registration fee, a $50.000 first prize. And a staggering 200,000 entrants.
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June 7  2012: Winning a $1 + 10c  Razz tournament on PokerStars. With only 48 runners and a $16.80 f...
June 7, 2012: Winning a $1 + 10c Razz tournament on PokerStars. With only 48 runners and a $16.80 first prize, it is best to think of this as cheap entertainment (or a cheap way to feed an addiction) rather than a road to riches.
November 20  2011: Limit Razz on PokerStars  congratulations  you have won the tournament.
November 20, 2011: Limit Razz on PokerStars, congratulations, you have won the tournament.
March 22  2012: Quad sevens.
March 22, 2012: Quad sevens.
The tournament is over; the three remaining players agree to a deal.
The tournament is over; the three remaining players agree to a deal.
2 hours 49 minutes before the scheduled start  and there are no seats left at the table.
2 hours 49 minutes before the scheduled start, and there are no seats left at the table.
December 30  2011: Third on PokerStars.
December 30, 2011: Third on PokerStars.
September 25  2012: No takers for the set.
September 25, 2012: No takers for the set.
6 hours 22 minutes before its scheduled start  the tournament is almost full.
6 hours 22 minutes before its scheduled start, the tournament is almost full.
A freeroll on PokerStars  December 10  2011: kings beat aces.
A freeroll on PokerStars, December 10, 2011: kings beat aces.
October 29  2012: Calling a big pre-flop raise with Q3 suited  he was then all-in with a flush draw....
October 29, 2012: Calling a big pre-flop raise with Q3 suited, he was then all-in with a flush draw. And he made it!
September 10  2012: A pat house.
September 10, 2012: A pat house.
The final table - and another one bites the dust.
The final table - and another one bites the dust.
September 19  2012: A pat straight  uncalled.
September 19, 2012: A pat straight, uncalled.
September 19  2012: I made the draw but wasn t called.
September 19, 2012: I made the draw but wasn't called.
September 17  2012: An uncalled flush.
September 17, 2012: An uncalled flush.
The tournament is 22 minutes old  and someone already has a massive stack.
The tournament is 22 minutes old, and someone already has a massive stack.
A badugi on PokerStars  June 18  2012.
A badugi on PokerStars, June 18, 2012.
May 18  2012: That magic river again.
May 18, 2012: That magic river again.
September 11  2012: Quad kings.
September 11, 2012: Quad kings.
March 22  2012: A players makes a flush behind a pat house. You d have thought with this sort of luc...
March 22, 2012: A players makes a flush behind a pat house. You'd have thought with this sort of luck I would have cashed. Alas...

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