News Archive: Poker News, July 2008

Showing all news items for July 2008

WSOP main event delayed until November

2nd July, 2008

The WSOPmain event has been delayed until November 9th in a move aimed to build hype and excitement.

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Computer program wins second Man v. Machine competition

7th July, 2008

Polaris II, a poker-playing computer program, took on top poker players in limit hold’em and actually defeated the field by a narrow victory.

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Littlewoods Poker signs Greco as representative

10th July, 2008

The former actor Michael Greco has just signed a sponsorship deal to represent Littlewoods Poker at upcoming live and online poker events.

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PKR Poker Review

11th July, 2008

Poker Alerts takes a quick look at PKR poker their, offers, promotions and game play

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Nine left in the WSOP Main Event

15th July, 2008

The WSOPmain event now has only Nine players left as the November 9 and will make up the final table.

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Full Tilt’s FTOPS IX guarantees $15 million

16th July, 2008

The ninth Full Tilt Online Poker Series has been guaranteed to award at least $15 million total throughout the 25 tournaments scheduled for August.

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WSOP main event - The four month wait for Dennis Phillips

17th July, 2008

Its going to be a very long 4 months for Dennis Phillips and the 8 remaining WSOP main event players, as they must wait until November to play the last round of the tournament

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Cryptologic Expands to include Betsafe payment programme

22nd July, 2008

Online poker provider Cryptologic has announced its integration into the Betsafe "Ewallet" payment system to improve their online gaming service.

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Multiplayer Championship Poker released for iPhone and iPod touch

24th July, 2008

Real Dice, a multiplayer games developer, has released Multiplayer Championship Poker for the iPhone and iPod Touch, allowing users to plug into a poker network full of players already online through other devices.

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Standard poker rules introduced by FIDPA

28th July, 2008

The Federation of Internationale de Poker Association and International Poker Rules, which were created by poker professionals, are now working to develop a set of poker rules and standards.

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New Poker Film to be Made

29th July, 2008

A new Hollywood film is going to be produced based on the events of the WSOP 2005 main event

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Seward Fire Department caught in poker scandal

30th July, 2008

A volunteer fire department in small-town America has come under the scrutiny of authorities for their methods of raising money, and now they may have to forfeit those funds.

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Betfair Poker is giving away 20 WSOPE satellite seats

31st July, 2008

The online-poker operator, Betfair Poker will give away 20 seats to a $550 buy in satellite tournament to the European World Series of Poker.

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