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Ongame operating at monthly 1 million loss?

One of the rumoured reasons why the Ongame network has been sold so cheaply is the rumour that they are operating at a loss of 1 million per month. This combined with the investment needed in the network infrastructure would imply long term costs. Which would explain the puzzle of why, if Ongame was profitable, … continuation reading bet

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Hollywood Poker Shuts Down

In a shock development, Hollywood Poker – an Ongame skin – has announced it will no longer offer an online poker product and that all player balances have been transferred to Redkings.com, a fellow Ongame skin. Rumours of the closure first began to circulate on 2+2 yesterday after several players received an email informing them … continuation reading bet

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Ongame Reload Bonus – code APOLOGY

Ongame Reload Bonus of $500 for Ongame skins have been officially sanctioned by the Ongame Network after their recent disastrous Data Center migration to Gibraltar – as reported exclusively by pokerQ4. We also suggested in that report that Ongame would be running ‘Goodwill’ promotions to apologise for the Gibraltar shambles … Official Ongame Reload bonuses … continuation reading bet

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The end of Ongame Europe?

Is the sale of bwinparty’s Ongame Network the beginning of the end for the Ongame Network in Europe as a large network, and especially the end Ongame2? But perhaps the sign of the future, Ongame USA? With bwin having been virtually sold Ongame to Shuffle Master for €19.5 million, this shows how much trouble or … continuation reading bet

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bwin – Ongame sale disaster or master plan?

bwin purchased the Ongame Network back in 2005 for €473 million ($620m) then 7 years later they sold the Ongame network to Shuffle Master for an initial €19.5 million ($25m) that could rise up to €29.5 ($38m). On the face of it bwin have suffered an amazing loss of €443.5 million ($582m)! But is it … continuation reading bet

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Ongame sold: bought by Shuffle Master

The Ongame poker network has been potentially sold by bwinparty and bought by Shuffle Master for an initial price of 19.5 million euro ($25,688,034) in cash. The Shuffle Master deal to buy Ongame also includes a Football like sell on clause – depending on when the US poker market opens for world wide web business … continuation reading bet

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Peter Eastgate signed as Betfair Poker pro

Peter Eastgate signed as Betfair Poker pro was the Chinese Poker Whisper that pokerQ4 confirmed a few days ago and now it is not a whisper any more, it is official news. The move by Betfair Poker to sign Peter Eastgate as their New Breed of Poker Pro makes good sense for all involved, especially … continuation reading bet

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Week Ahead: Betfair #Poker

This week we’re going to tell you about the value of playing on Betfair Poker on the Ongame Network, although whether that’s Ongame 1 or Ongame 2 we don’t know – and seemingly neither do Ongame at the moment! Unfortunately Betfair do not accept players from the USA or the newly regulated markets except Denmark … continuation reading bet

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ON1 Ring to rule them all?

As reported previously by pokerQ4 Ongame have created a 2nd Ongame Poker Network (Ongame2 or ON2) and also, in homage to the amazing success of the Microgaming Network Management Board, they have also formed the Ongame Advisory Board (OAB). The OAB is a group including the most important skins on the network (those who are … continuation reading bet

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Ongame Advisory Board (OAB)

The Ongame Advisory Board (OAB) has recently been created and is – unusually in the online poker business – an inspiration from and a copy of something Microgaming have created – the Microgaming Network Management Board (NMB). These new poker Network Advisory Boards consist of the Operator (Network) staff – normally high level Management such … continuation reading bet

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Ongame 2 poker Network – why is Betsafe ON2?

Ongame 2 poker Network – why is Betsafe a ON2 skin on the new 2nd Ongame poker Network? One of the main idea of Ongame2 appears to be to protect the casual/fish/recreational poker player. The more the fish and recreational players are protected the more the money just constantly switches between them instead of being … continuation reading bet

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Ongame2 (ON2) – new 2nd Ongame Network

Ongame2 (ON2) is a new 2nd Ongame Network that is being introduced at the moment. What Ongame2 is exactly we do not know and has not been officially confirmed. Now pokerQ4.com can unofficially confirm from various sources within the HORSE’s mouth (Ongame and bwinparty) that Ongame2 is not a rumour and amazingly appears to have … continuation reading bet

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