partypoker has made some significant changes over the past twelve months from banning HUDs to introducing real name tables; making several software upgrades and hosting the largest online poker tournament—MILLIONS Online.
It’s parent company, GVC Holdings not only won the poker operator, but the company has also been crowned the winner for the “Operator of the Year.”
“Tom Waters and his team work 24-7,” said Rob Yong, GVC partner. “I think Stars won it for 10 years before that, so I guess this is some recognition for trying to do things the right way. Let’s hope this translates into continued growth which will mean competition in the online poker space, which is a win for players.”
The latest promotion at Phil Galfond’s Run It Once Poker is called The Daily Boost, and it is giving players a chance to earn 91% rakeback, The promotion runs daily until November 4 with two boost windows occurring each day. During those windows, players can unlock 20% or 40% extra rakeback that lasts for 24 hours from 18:00 CET.
Just play one hand in either boost window and you will unlock 20% extra rakeback—play one hand in each of the two windows and you will unlock 40% extra rakeback, which along with the 51% you normally earn in rewards from RIO Poker via Splash The Pot brings you to 91%!
The first boost window runs between 18:00 and 20:00 and the second boost window run from 00:00 and 02:00 (all times CET}.
After the promotion ends on Nov 4, players will get their additional rewards within 96 hours.
Click on this link to sign up to Run It Once Poker and in addition to the chance to earn up to 91% rakeback you can get a 100% deposit bonus on every deposit you make during your first 30 days (up to a maximum of €600).
Doug Polk is bringing us a round up of the latest poker news.
Topics include the Battle of Malta topless dealer faux-pas, Presidential candidate Andrew Yang advocating for the legalization of online poker and the World Series of Poker Europe Player of the Year system, as the poker world get fired up over the points system.
Polk has also released a Short Deck Mastery class as part of Upswing Poker — which you can learn all about in the video.
Did anyone else hear the bit where Polk talks about a nude maid service he knows off, as an anecdote? How does he know this? Questions.
Want all the fun of live blackjack but without leaving the house? Then there is a game for you.
NetEnt has launched a new product called Network Branded Casinos to enhance the live casino experience for online players. A newly created blackjack table has been developed that has two standard table as well as one VIP table.
Players will be able to move between tables without having to go back to lobby, streamling the user experience.
The second room that has been developed offers Perfect Blackjack, Roulette and Common Draw Blackjack games. Perfect Blackjack is a game created by NetEnt which sees a RIO of 99.5%.
“The Network Branded Casino from NetEnt Live has a range of quality solutions that suit all types of operators and their objectives,” said Andres Rengifo, Director of NetEnt Live. “The product is fully attuned to their needs, allowing them to benefit from a state of the art live casino product and prioritize what is most important to their brand through new levels of flexibility,”
There are loads of place you can play online blackjack, you can check some of the options on Casino Top 10.
Blackjack is one of those games that takes minutes to learn but a lifetime to master.
Last week on the special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, our host Michael Gentile sat down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser, to discuss various topics covering everything from Black Friday to Supernova Elite, PSPC and what’s the future of online poker may look like, and much more!
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.