BluffRoom on the Merge Poker Network will be closing it's virtual doors for good in the very near future. An update will be provided as and when the information comes in.
Ongame Poker Network has been acquired by Amaya Gaming in the sum of $15 million but if the US opens it's doors and becomes regulated in the next 5 years, a further $10 million will be paid.
A number of Revolution Gaming skins (including Cake Poker) have started transferring their US players to the Juicy Stakes’ .com site.
Howard Lederer, the former president of Full Tilt Poker continues to claim his innocense in interviews. He is only interested in seeing players get paid In later news, it was announced that poker pro, Gus Hansen has recently accepted the position as ambassador for Full Tilt Poker and will continue where he left off.
The fight by Senator Harry Reid to legalize online poker in the US could seep some oppoisiton from state governors and legislature. Apparently, the summary of the Reid/Kyl Bill might be detrimental to online lotteries.
Three more recommendations form the Nevada Gaming Control Board for poker licenses has been confirmed. The three companies are Boyd Gaming, Golden Nugget and Fertitta Interactive.
Four more sites have left IGT Poker Network and they are Metspoker, M8poker, Pro-factory and SuomiVegas.
PokerStars announced PokerStars 7 is to be released soon for beta testing. The upgrade will include a simpler lobby, easier navigation and a quickstart feature. Live events sponsored by PokerStars will be easier to access and players can follow their favourite events.
Win2Day will soon be offering poker to Belgian players provided by Prima Networks.
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