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Bwin Merges With Party Poker

Earlier this week bwin Poker’s playerbase merged with Party Poker. Players on bwin found themselves now playing on Party, increasing Party Poker’s share of the online poker marketplace further. It now ranks second behind Pokerstars in terms of playerbase. If …

Party Poker’s FastFoward

Ever since Full Tilt Poker (boo!) debuted Rush Poker, other sites have wanted their own version. Party Poker has recently debuted FastForward which like Pokerstars’ Zoom Poker attempts to do what Rush did, speed play up and increase the amount …

Poker’s Black Friday News and Information

The Online Poker world was given a shock on “Black Friday” with the indictments of top gaming and payment processor executives and the seizure of the domains of Pokerstars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet. We have compiled …

Pokerstars: Policy on FPPs and VIP for US Players

Pokerstars has announced its policy for US players that have FPPs and VIP status rewards due to them. American Players have had their VIP status returned to them so that they can use their FPPs to purchase Reward bonuses in …

US Players May Now Cash Out from Pokerstars

As of this afternoon Pokerstars is now offering withdrawals to players in the United States. Emails have been sent out to some players, but as of now US Players may cash out their bankrolls from Pokerstars. It looks like there …

Pokerstars: Black Friday FAQ

Pokerstars has posted a long and detailed FAQ on their website for players. The FAQ features answers on live events, play money in the US, warnings not to play via VPNs and proxies and other useful information for players affected …

Pokerstars Withdrawal Timetable for US Players

The following email has been sent out to players on Pokerstars. It looks like cashouts are not as far away as US Players may have feared. We will pass word along when Full Tilt Poker has a similar update.

SCOOP Reload Bonus on Pokerstars

It looks like Pokerstars’ first attempt to retain players after Black Friday is a reload bonus for the Spring Championships of Online Poker. The SCOOP Reload Bonus is a 50% up to $200 (or the equivalent value in other currencies) …

Settlement Reached to Return US Players Money

The US Department of Justice has reached a settlement with Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker to return their domain names to facilitate the return of players’ funds. The settlement brings both parties into agreement that American players can use the …