PLAOR announced this week that Hollywood Poker successfully re-launched and they would try to provide more celebrity interaction with fans.
Euroclub Network Ltd. announced the launch of a brand new poker network in partnership with their leading customer GoldBet.
Rakeback will not be offered across the network.
Fast Fold poker firm InstaDeal has been chosen by Falconbet who are successful in sports, casino and poker.
Howard Ledered is back at the live poker tables. Daniel Negreanu and Lederer who are not the best of friends since the Full Tilt Poker troubles, were tweeting and blogging at each other. Lederer said Decided to play the Festa. It is really really cold in here.” “Glad to see poker community is welcoming me back. Everyone is so friendly, most are telling me where I can go.” Negreanu blogged with "I have yet to sit down in a game where Howard was there, and I've thought about what I would do if he did choose to play in a game I was in," Negreanu said of the former Full Tilt executive. "There are a lot of variables to think about. First of all, the reason Howard feels comfortable playing there is because he is amongst friends who support him: Doyle Brunson, Eli Elezra, Huck Seed, and David Grey. This is the one place in the world where Howard can fit in at a poker table, order wine, drink, gamble, and laugh it up while players outside the glass look in ... Still without their money."
A software glitch at PartyPoker last month allowed some players to see others hole cards while betting, but once the cards wre revealed, showed a completely different hand. Some player names were also switched mid-hand. The glitch is being investigated by PartyPoker.
The California Online Poker Association (COPA) is dissolving due to insufficient progress of the online poker bill in the California legislature It was reported however that COPA's play-for-fun online poker website, Calshark, is still operating, for the time being
The reimbursement of player funds from Full Tilt Poker will commence on 2nd November overseen by ARJEL, the French regulators. Players will receive an email from PokerStars confirming the procedure. In later Full Tilt news, an advert has been released telling players what they can expect upon relaunch on 6th November.
German pro Dominik Nitsche won the WPT South Africa main event. He bagged a $206,153 win.
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