Author: John Mehaffey

October 2016 US Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

October 2016 US Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

US online poker withdrawal speeds improved over the past month at most sites.  The exception is Full Flush Poker.  That site disappeared from the internet on September 30. Full Flush Poker’s .eu domain now forwards to an affiliate link for a casino site. The Fullflushpoker.com domain displays a message claiming that it will be back […]

Weekly Roundup October 7 2016

Weekly Roundup October 7 2016

Full Flush Poker Still Down Full Flush Poker is on day nine of its downtime. We first reported on the closure last week. The site made an official announcement on Monday that it would give daily updates.  It has not. The Fullflushpoker.com domain was slightly updated with information that the site was getting new software.  […]

Full Flush Poker offline, domain listed for sale

Full Flush Poker offline, domain listed for sale

Full Flush Poker went offline unexpectedly on Friday. It remains down as of Sunday morning. Full Flush Poker is the flagship of the Equity Poker Network. Full Flush Poker has not made any public statements since the downtime began. Players sent more than 20 tweets to Full Flush Poker’s Twitter account over the weekend. None […]

Bovada Closes Poker Site

Bovada Closes Poker Site

Bovada exited the poker business today.  Poker players were asked by the site to open an account at Ignition Casino last month to stay in action.  Ignition Casino is a skin on the Bodog Poker Network, just as Bovada was.  It is the largest poker network available to US players. Ignition offers an online casino […]

Weekly Roundup September 23 2016

Weekly Roundup September 23 2016

Full Flush Poker Continues to Struggle Full Flush Poker, the flagship of the Equity Poker Network, is still dealing with a backlog in cashout requests.  Some players report waiting nearly a year for checks, Neteller and Skrill cashouts.  The only method of withdrawals seeing any movement is MoneyGram.  Those are processed in one to two […]

September 2016 U.S. Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

September 2016 U.S. Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

The past month was a mixed bag in terms of cashout speeds.  The poker sites with a history of paying players in a timely manner improved or remained steady.  The rooms with a poor history continued to struggle. The August 2016 processing report may be found here.  Last month’s grades are in parenthesis. Intertops A+ […]

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Nevada Poker Site Real Gaming Appears to Have Folded

Update August 19, 2016: The Real Gaming website’s security certificate issue is resolved, however, Google Chrome still displays a security warning. The only tables displayed are $100/$200 and higher cash games. Original story: Real Gaming’s website has been down for most of the last 45 days.  The site experienced several issues during that time. Realgaming.com’s […]

Delaware iGaming Lottery Revenues Nearly Double in July

Delaware iGaming Lottery Revenues Nearly Double in July

The Delaware Lottery’s online gaming revenues nearly doubled in July 2016 when compared to the previous year.  Delaware’s online poker and casino sites won $281,137.  This was up 98 percent from July 2015. Blackjack and roulette won a combined $86,513 last month, up 124% from July 2015.  The internet table game hold was 2.8% in […]

August 2016 U.S. Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

August 2016 U.S. Offshore Online Poker Payment Processing Report

The big news since our last report is that Bovada is exiting the U.S. online poker market.  Its poker operations are moving to Ignition Casino.  Players have until September 30 to move their poker accounts to Ignition Casino.  Bovada will continue to offer sports betting and casino games. There have been few reports of withdrawals […]

Weekly Roundup August 12 2016

Weekly Roundup August 12 2016

Bovada to Leave Poker Market Bovada announced this week that it will sell its poker business to Ignition Casino.  The sale appears to be more of an asset transfer within the same company than an outright liquidation of the poker software. All poker players at Bovada must move their accounts to Ignition Casino by September […]