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Poker News - Archive 2011-06
Online Poker sites Bad Beat Jackpot reaches massive proportions

Bad Beat Poker games are a popular choice for online poker players since the games are connected to large progressive jackpots. In this game, players are trying to be the loser so the progressive jackpot will be activated. The loser of a bad beat hand will earn the largest prize of the bad beat jackpot. Online poker room Paradise Poker recently announced their bad beat jackpot is worth almost 1 million. (30/06)

Ladbrokes Poker gears up for Four Billionth Hand of Poker

Ladbrokes Poker is a popular online destination for gamblers who enjoy everything poker. The online poker site has been in operation for years and they are now getting ready for a major milestone. Ladbrokes is about to deal their four billionth hand of poker online and to celebrate they are giving away 100,000. (28/06)

Celebrity Poker players Sued over profits

Several celebrity poker players are now being sued by collectors since they earned money from Brad Ruderman a businessman. Ruderman has been indicted for running a scheme so those who earned money from him are being sued by collectors to recover funds. (23/06)

2011 WSOP doing well despite Black Friday

After Black Friday took place in April, many poker players as well as top executives in the poker industry believed that the 2011 World Series of Poker would be down in attendance. Despite the changes in the poker industry due to Black Friday, the WSOP has done quite well over the past few weeks and reports are showing that the 2011 edition of the WSOP is showing record attendance numbers. (21/06)

Titan Poker resigns two representatives

Online poker rooms are constantly added to their list of representatives by signing new talent as well as celebrities and sports stars that enjoy the game of poker. Online poker rooms such as Titan Poker use celebrities and sports stars to bring in new players to their sites as well as make for more exciting game play as players are able to meet and play against their favorite people. Titan Poker recently announced they have resigned two of their representatives for another year. (16/06)

Intertops to launch new poker software

The best online gaming sites will update their software on a regular basis to be able to offer their members the best in online gaming. With new technology being created almost every week, online gaming sites must update their offerings to stay on top of their game. Intertops is the latest online gaming site to announce they are upgrading their software. (09/06)

WSOP 2011 attendance up despite Black Friday

After Black Friday, many online poker sites pulled out of the United States to avoid facing the same charges that Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker suffered. Because of the many poker sites leaving the US, many felt as though the 2011 World Series of Poker would suffer in attendance. Last year was a record year and attendance was expected to fall this year due to Black Friday. A few events have already taken place and surprisingly the events have seen good field numbers. (07/06)

Merge Network locks out New US Players

After Black Friday, poker players in the United States had a hard time finding a reputable online poker room. After Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker had their domain names seized that infamous day in April, other poker rooms began to move out of the US to avoid similar charges. Networks in both the online poker and casino industry are now beginning to move out of the US and now it has been announced that Merge Network has decided to stop taking US Players. (02/06)

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