If you are a fan of online poker then you will be delighted to hear that the World Series of Poker 2011 schedule has just been released. It has been revealed that the 42nd annual edition of the World Series of Poker will commence on the 31st of May and will run for the next 50 days before finishing on the 19th of July 2011.
One lucky player online poker player has been given the best Christmas present ever. Slovakian professional poker player Dag Palovic was named as the latest member of the Poker Stars Pro team and I’m sure he is absolutely over the moon.
Online poker website UB has just announced that they will be holding their sixth instalment of their very popular UB Online Championship tournament series in January 2011. This tournament series will be awarding up to five million dollars in prize money so make sure that you don’t miss out.
Party Poker is the leading online poker website and they have just announced that they are going to be holding a series of qualifiers where players can win one of five seats into the main event in the upcoming Venice stop of the World Poker Tour.
The Venice leg of this tour is going to be held at the world famous Casino De Venezia and it will take place from the 3rd to the 8th of February 2011. This main event will feature a buy in of $4,328 and it is being sponsored by Party Poker. This part of the World Poker Tour in Venice is also going to be televised and distributed globally.
Online poker website Full Tilt Poker has just announced that they are giving all the online poker players the chance to earn double players points throughout December and January by taking part in their short handed ring games.
According to the Full Tilt Poker website these games will exclude heads up play and Rush Poker and the special offer is going to run right the way up to midnight on the 31st of January 2011. Competitors are being asked to look out for the special smiley faces that will appear in the players column in the lobby because these smiley faces indicate that the game is a short-handed game.
Online poker room Lock Poker has just announced some great news for their players. They are going to be integrating some great detailed player statistics software onto their website. This new software comes from Shark Scope and it will give all players the ability to better gauge the skill of the people they are playing against.
There are some great things happening on the Party Poker website this December. All new players who sign up for a player account are going to get a 100% first deposit bonus up to $100. To claim this bonus all players have to do is sign up for an account and use the bonus code 500PS. The bonus funds will then be deposited into your player account in increments of $10 as you earn Party Points. You earn these points by playing the online poker games featured on this website for real money. All new players have 60 days to in which to get their full new player bonus.
Online poker website Fortuna Win are introducing weekly free roll tournaments to their line up. This come after they signed a cooperation agreement with Poker Stars. These new weekly free rolls will feature prize pools of $100 and this is fantastic news for all their online poker players.
The leading mobile casino solutions provider Spin3 has just released news that they are releasing a brand new downloadable application that will help online poker players to practice and hone their skills on their mobile phones.
Spin3 which is powered by Microgaming stated that their new Spin3 Poker Tips application is available free of charge and it can be used on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Online poker website Boyle Poker has just announced that a novice player by the name of Richard Campbell won their Be Our Sponsored Pro promotion which was held last Saturday. This lucky winner took home a fantastic sponsorship package that is worth a whopping $10,000.
The lucky Irish winner who comes from Ardee in Co. Louth qualified online at the Boyle Poker website before he took down a live nine handed single table tournament that was held in Galway over the weekend. This allowed him to join the ranks with Marty Smyth and John O’Shea as a Boyle Poker sponsored professional.