Over 20 Las Vegas Poker Rooms Have Closed Since 2012

The Las Vegas poker market is in decline.  There have been 21 poker room closures since the beginning of 2012.  Some were located at major resorts, while others were small rooms in casinos that cater to locals. In addition to the 21 poker rooms lost in Las Vegas since 2012, Monte Carlo will close its […]

Weekly Roundup March 3 2017

Weekly Roundup March 3 2017

No Movement in Scott Tom’s Black Friday Case Scott Tom, former co-founder of Absolute Poker, is residing at a home owned by his father in Las Vegas while awaiting a settlement to his Black Friday case, according to a report from FlushDraw.  Tom is accused of facilitating illegal online gambling payments and other charges related […]

Weekly Roundup February 11 2017

Weekly Roundup February 11 2017

Bodog Poker Network Acquired Bodog announced this week that it sold its poker network. The buyer is a company called PaiWaingLuo. The company is based in Hong Kong. The network will be called the PaiWaingLuo Poker Network. This sale does not appear to have any material effect on existing players with one exception. The poker […]

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Weekly Roundup January 13 2017

Winning Poker Network Changes VIP Program The Winning Poker Network made a major change to its Elite Benefits VIP program. Players will now earn rake based on the amount of money they put in the pot. This is called the weighted contributed method. This is what nearly all other sites use for rakeback and VIP […]

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Weekly Roundup January 6 2017

Two Plus Two Poker Forum Hacked The Two Plus Two poker forum was hacked early last month. The discovery was made recently by the company. All posters must immediately change passwords if it has not been done since the hack. Anyone with an account at Two Plus Two should change any identical password at other […]

Full Flush Poker Stops Responding to Players, Website Offline

Full Flush Poker Stops Responding to Players, Website Offline

Full Flush Poker went offline on September 30. The site’s management claimed that the situation was temporary at the time.  The company tweeted on October 3 that a new platform was coming and there would be daily updates.  It was a screenshot of a Facebook post.  The Full Flush Poker Twitter account never tweeted again.  […]

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Weekly Roundup October 21 2016

Full Flush Poker Still Offline Full Flush Poker is still offline.  Site management is not communicating with players.  The site’s live support system has been offline for a week. Our attempt to contact Full Flush Poker support by email was unsuccessful. It is our opinion that Full Flush Poker is not ever going to return […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Bovada Poker Players in Five States Unable to Transfer Accounts to Ignition Casino

Bovada Poker Players in Five States Unable to Transfer Accounts to Ignition Casino

Bovada announced that its online poker room will close on September 30.  Players with accounts there that wish to remain on the site may transfer their account balances to Ignition Casino, which is a skin on the network. Existing players are offered bonuses to create an account at Ignition Casino. Players in 45 states will […]