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Top No Deposit Offers at Android Online Poker Rooms

Android devices continue to be the most popular form of smartphones and tablet in use in the world today. While Apple devices may be critically lauded when released, Android’s prevalence as an operating system for multiple makes of device has seen it earn a huge chunk of the global market, vastly outstripping Apple’s popularity. The upshot of this is has been that an increasing number of sites now offer services for Android users. Poker rooms are no different and not [Read more]

Leigh Wiltshire Wins Sky Poker’s £500,000 UK 6-Max

There’s big news in the world of poker where some comments by PokerStars professional and one of the most famous tournament players in the world, Daniel Negreanu, has caused one of the best and most respected cash game players, Doug Polk, to issue a challenge to the Las Vegas-based Canadian. But first, after months of big Sky Poker promotion, the Sky Poker inaugural UK six-max event, with a guaranteed prize fund of £500,000, was contested at the Dusk 

Big Mobile Poker News: Sky, Full Tilt and Party Poker Apps Receive Significant Upgrades

It’s been a big week for controversial poker legend Tony G, but not at the poker table as the player, currently on a sabbatical from the game to follow other interests, got hitched this past week. But first, let’s take a look at some key developments in the world of mobile poker, with three of the biggest names in the UK mobile poker industry all revealing vastly upgraded mobile poker apps. Sky Poker, Full Tilt Poker and Party Poker apps [Read more]

Foreign-Based Gambling Companies UK Deadline Looms and PokerStars New Client Software Beta Version Available

There are two very important pieces of news for members of the British poker scene this week. The first is that foreign companies now have just a few weeks to apply for a poker license to continue offering poker to UK players. This shift in policy has been brought about by a law change in the UK which is now asking foreign-based poker and gambling companies who operate a service to UK customers pay tax of 15 per cent on [Read more]

Full Tilt Mobile Poker App Updated and Paddy Power Hacked

Some disturbing news this week from Paddy Power who have notified almost 650,000 of its customers that they were subject to a breach of their data...way back in 2010. We’ll take a look at this somewhat worrying story in more detail below. But first, some better news from Full Tilt, who fresh from being taken over by Amaya Gaming Group have already seen some major changes to its mobile gambling app and changes that are very much for the [Read more]

Party Poker Release Special Edition Mobile App and German Poker Ace Given Jail Term for Cheating

Few online poker companies have been as busy with their mobile offerings than Party Poker over the last few weeks. Fresh from releasing an updated mobile poker app which now includes sit & go games as part of their offering, the company have also put out a ‘Special Edition’ app aimed chiefly at smartphone users. What is the secret of this new app? We’ll take a closer look at it in our second news story this week. But first up, some unwelcome news from [Read more]

EU Commission Issues Recommendation On Gambling and Full Tilt Poker No More?

The issues of underage gambling and differences in national laws surrounding online gambling across member states in the European Union have taken centre stage this week with the news that the EU Commission has issued a recommendation on the subject for member states. We’ll take a look at what those recommendations are in more detail in the second part of this weeks news review, but first, if you are looking to enjoy a game at www.fulltiltpoker.com or www.fulltiltpoker.eu any [Read more]

New Chairman States bwin.party Not For Sale and Sky Poker Gear Up to Celebrate 800 Millionth Hand

It has been a tough time of late for bwin with investigations in France, Belgium and Australia surrounding its former CEO’s and then this week, rumours appearing that the company was about to be sold. We’ll look at what new chairman of the bwin.party group, Philip Yea, had to say about these rumours below. But first we’ll take a look at some more positive news, especially if you are a player at Sky Poker, where the site is now [Read more]

Suarez Shocker as 888 Poker Terminate Deal with Uruguayan Ace

It’s a mix of good news for some and bad news for others this week in the wide world of poker. It’s bad news for Uruguayan footballing ace Luis Suarez who found out that due to his actions in a recent World Cup game against Italy, one of his most recent sponsors, 888poker, had decided to cut all ties with him just four weeks after they announced the deal. So while Suarez takes another hit to the pocket, another [Read more]

Sky Poker Give Sunday Roller Summer Makeover and PokerStars Ace Loses Sponsorship

If you are an England fan, you’ll no doubt be aware that the World Cup is continuing in our absence after two miserable defeats, however for one PokerStars sponsored professional, Holland’s emphatic destruction of Spain saw him take his celebrations a little too far and we’ll explain why below. But first we’ll take a look at how Sky Poker have given their big weekly Sunday Roller a bit of a makeover for the summer. Sky Poker’s new Sunday Roller [Read more]