Author: John Mehaffey

Weekly Roundup September 1 2017

Weekly Roundup September 1 2017

888 Hit With £7.8million Penalty The gambling group 888 was fined £7.8 million for failing to provide adequate problem gambling safeguards. It was discovered that a bug permitted 7,000 players that had self-excluded from the poker, casino and sports side of the business were able to deposit on the 888 bingo site. These players deposited […]

August 2017 US Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

August 2017 US Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

Online poker typically hits a bottom in terms of traffic around mid-summer. This helped poker sites that accept US players process payments at respectable speeds in the past month. This may change as football season starts and online gaming payment processing demand increases. July’s offshore online poker payment processing grades may be found here. Last […]

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Online Poker Returns to Bovada

Online poker is back at Bovada. The site’s PaiWangLuo skin is identical to what it was before it moved all poker players to Ignition Poker last year. The move brings online poker back right before Bovada’s busiest time of the year. It also comes as the PaiWangLuo network lost its title as the largest US-friendly […]

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888 Launches New Poker Game

There is a new game at 888. It is called “Flopomania.” It is a Texas Hold’em variant. This game is geared towards recreational players. It removes any skill from the preflop and alters how the game is players post-flop. Flopomania is available at six-max and full-ring tables. There is a button that moves clockwise, just […]

Weekly Roundup August 11 2017

Weekly Roundup August 11 2017

Australia Online Poker Ban Passes Senate Online poker players in Australia received bad news this week. he country’s senate passed a bill that effectively outlaws online poker in the country by amending the Interactive Gambling Act. The law makes it illegal to offer betting to Australian players. The ban also includes live betting on sports. […]

Weekly Roundup August 4 2017

Weekly Roundup August 4 2017

888 Accidentally Launches New Game 888 temporarily rolled out a new game out on Wednesday. It was not live long. 888 pulled it when it realized the tables were available in the lobby. The game was Flopomania. It is a Texas Hold’em variant. Folopmania removes the preflop betting round. It is replaced by an ante. All […]

Weekly Roundup July 28 2017

Weekly Roundup July 28 2017

Poker Players Prepare for Bitcoin Hard Fork Major changes are coming to Bitcoin on August 1. The cryptocurrency will have a “hard fork.” This is were Bitcoin will split into two different mechanisms. The current coins will exist, as well as a new coin called “Bitcoin Cash.” The change will occur around 8:20am ET on […]

July 2017 US Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

July 2017 US Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

US offshore poker sites continue to process payments at fast speeds. This is a good time of the year for payments. That is because there is low demand on the system due to a slowdown in sports betting during summer months. Even the sites lower on our list are still doing an decent job, even […]

Weekly Roundup July 21 2017

PokerGO Blacks Out WSOP Final Table in Many Countries PokerGO is a startup poker streaming company. The company brought many summer poker events to the internet, including the World Series of Poker. This included the Main Event. That is until the final table. This is when PokerGO subscribers discovered that the ending to the sole […]

Support Problems Still Plague WSOP.com

I decided to take advantage of the WSOP.com reload bonus. The site offers one every year during the World Series of Poker. I should have known this was a mistake by how the initial live chat went. Live support bombed simple deposit question, twice I decided to deposit cash at Rio. My question to support […]