Controversy raged last week at the Poker Championships in Austria as news of yet another online poker scandal came to light.It transpires that a Swiss and Austrian player discovered that they had been cheated to the tune of nearly $400,000 between them recently while playing online. The culprit, also at the event, was cornered in … continuation reading bet
About PoppingFredrik ‘Mr Popping’ Gustafsson – pops all around the world for his job helping to run easily the largest online poker network in Europe. He is the Mr Fraud and Security of said network – so if your name is not down on the list you are not coming in. And if it is on another list you are not coming in. When he is not Popping all over the place for work he likes nothing better than a good bit of Popping in his spare time.
As we get nearer to the November Nine taking their seats to finish off what they started this summer news of big events next year is already filtering through. WSOP 2012 itself is expected to be huge again of course and who knows, perhaps the US will have regulated by next summer which could see … continuation reading bet
Terminal Poker may not be a name familiar to all but, having launched as a competitor to Rush (as in Poker, not the prog rock band or the bum sex drug) it seems to be slowly but surely finding its feet in the crowded poker market place. For those who loved Rush Poker this is … continuation reading bet
Full Tilt is still in the news this week as their Dublin arm – PocketKings.ie – saw the loss of 180 jobs, Black Friday finally taking its toll in one of the biggest lay-offs in the poker industry since the UIGEA. If you visit the website you will see several smiling faces and links to … continuation reading bet
William Hill Poker Bot – Following on from the poker bot scandals concerning iPoker and Ongame that have gripped the major online poker forums in recent weeks, it looks as if William Hill Poker, an iPoker operator, could have some explaining to do after it transpires that one of their affiliate partners may be a supplier of free poker … continuation reading bet
Sunglasses? IPod? Card protector? Lucky pants? Going to a game missing one or more of these would likely put some on massive tilt before they’ve even been dealt a card. For Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott these items would most likely have been irrelevant (except the lucky pants because everyone needs them). You can probably rule out … continuation reading bet
The Epic Poker League, seemingly happy to willingly allow serial debt defaulters to enter their games, further diminished its fledgling reputation last week with the expulsion of Michael Devita from Round 2 at the Palms in Las Vegas. Allegedly a convicted sex offender Devita put up his $1,500 to try and reach for the 2nd … continuation reading bet
Roy The Boy – Roy Brindley is one of the UK & Ireland’s ‘founding fathers’ when it comes to poker. Well liked, if not loved, off the baize, he is equally welcome on it, even if that now comes as a result of less success than he enjoyed in the boom days. Roy Brindley was … continuation reading bet
Merge Gaming Network Unravelling. Following PokerQ4′s article last month on the upcoming travails of the Merge Gaming Network Subject: Poker have revealed that the DOJ will finally turn our hypotheses into reality in the very near future. In September 8th’s article Subject: Poker cites sources claiming that the US Attorney intends to ‘seize the assets of … continuation reading bet
Prima Poker, perhaps now more currently known as the Microgaming Poker Network, has just launched one of the most bizarre software upgrades in recent times. While many Prima players are already exasperated with the Anonymous Tables which arrived late last year, this latest step, the launch of an autofold system known as the Pocket Card … continuation reading bet
Super Satellites. For a poker tournament player on a limited budget, satellites to the biggest events both live and online are a god-send. They are of course even better news for poker sites and B&M card rooms. It’s a given, for most sites other than Pokerstars, that the majority of a site or network’s player … continuation reading bet
Aces High. Following on from the drama of the alleged marked cards at the WSOP, more on which can be found here, news of similar problems at the Bellagio has come to light this week. Jimmy Fricke, posting on twitter – @jvfricke - complained that the Ace of Spades in every pack used at the Bellagio … continuation reading bet
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