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Poker News - Archive 2012-07
Party Poker No Longer Offering High Stakes Cash Games

High stakes cash game players will no longer be able to enjoy this option at online poker room Party Poker. The online poker room announced recently that they will no longer be offering this option. The site will only offer no limit hold’em cash games of $10/20 or less. (31/07)

Ireland Betting Bill Leaves Out Poker

Many countries are starting to create new legislation that involves online gambling and the most recent country to do so is Ireland. Officials of the country created a new bill titled Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012 and they created new taxes for online gambling but did not include online poker. (27/07)

Poker Pack Network now offering more rake opportunities

This August, the Poker Pack Network is going to offer players the maximum in their rake returns. The network is hoping to bring players in by offering their regular players an awesome rake back opportunity. The entire month of August will offer player san opportunity to earn a minimum of €200 as well as €40 in cash, not to mention a special bonus worth €100. (25/07)

WCOOP Schedule Announced

The 2012 World Championship of Online Poker is quickly approaching and PokerStars has now announced the preliminary schedule for the series. The tournament series will run from September 2nd to the 23rd and sixty one events will take place. (20/07)

Online Poker Room Files Dismissal of Charges

Just last week, online poker room PokerStars filed a motion in court to see the civil charges against them dismissed. Several of the company’s subsidiaries were served with civil charges just last year from the Department of Justice in the United States. (18/07)

EA Launches New Poker Mobile Application

Electronic Arts, known as EA, is a top video game developer who recently announced they have launched a new branded mobile application for poker players. The new application was created in a partnership with Caesars Interactive Entertainment and is patterned after the World Series of Poker. (13/07)

Online Casino launches new poker option

Olympic Online Casino recently announced that they are now offering a new poker option titled Speed Hold’em. The new option is available from the iPoker Network, which is what Olympic operates on. The online casino now offers Speed Hold’em for Texas Hold’em poker options and players will be able to play even more poker than ever before. (10/07)

Delaware to offer online poker

The state of Delaware is now the second state in the United states to sign an online gambling bill into law. The governor of the state, Jack Markell, signed the Gaming Competitiveness Act into law just a few days ago just hours after it was passed in the state senate. (05/07)

Pam Anderson launches new Facebook Poker App

Facebook is the most popular online social networking site available today and billions of users have created accounts on the site. Facebook is not only known for their networking but also for their gaming options. Many different casino style games have been popping up on the site and Pamela Anderson is the latest to join in on the casino gaming trend. (03/07)

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