Tag: online poker

California Indian Tribe Announces Launch of Online Poker Room
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30 July 2014

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Indians has announced that it will be opening an online poker room, despite the lack of online poker regulations in the state of California, where they are located.  According to their initial press release, the Iipay Nation originally planned to go live on July 14, but they have since delayed the launch and were still not operational as of July 23. 

The Santa Ysabel Reservation is a federal reservation, located in northeastern San Diego County, California.  According to the tribe's website, the foundation of their gaming regulations is “...the same as those approved by the State of Delaware to regulate that state’s legal interactive gaming activity.”

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The Best Way to avoid being Scammed when Gambling Online
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09 May 2014

This page will take a look at some of the most effective ways which can help players avoid being scammed out of their hard-earned cash when visiting an online casino or other similar gambling portal such as an online bingo site, online poker site, online sportsbook or online lottery site.

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Microgaming Celebrate a Decade of Online Poker
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29 June 2013

Microgaming is the world’s leading online casino software provider and this award-winning company has also developed a successful online poker network, which recently celebrated its tenth birthday. The network officially launched back in 2003 and before it was called the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN), it was actually known as Prima Poker.

Poker enthusiasts can now find this innovative poker product at some of the world’s most trusted gambling portals such as Poker Time, Ladbrokes, Cool Hand and 32Red.

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Tips For People Using Online Casinos For The First Time
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21 June 2013

Online casinos offer something more than just gambling opportunities. They offer various games which can be played free of cost without making any deposits. Some of the popular games offered by online casinos are- safari madness, baccarat, blackjack, Caribbean stud, gold rush, casino poker, bingo, online slots and more. There is no need to deposit or spend money to play these games, as most of the online casinos allow users to play games for free.

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PKR Mobile Poker App
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03 June 2013

It’s what online poker enthusiasts have been waiting for, the PKR Mobile Poker app. This impressive and relatively new application has actually been available since January 2013 and for mobile poker enthusiasts, this is one of the best things since sliced bread. You can download one of the world’s most advanced poker apps, absolutely free of charge right now from the App Store.

At the time of writing, this innovative new poker app is only available to players who are based in the United Kingdom, which is the same with iPad PKR Poker app. It is compatible with the following devices:  iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and the iPad. It requires iOS 5.0 or later and this state of the art app is also optimised for the iPhone 5.

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Poker Games Gaining Fast Popularity as an Alternative Sport
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23 February 2013

Isn’t it an interesting fact that there are over a hundred million poker enthusiasts all over the world. Since the advent of the internet technology, which revolutionized almost every aspect of human life, in the world of poker, online poker games have been a rage. More number of people are accepting poker as an alternative sport and are willing to access the poker gaming sites through the internet. On the other hand, popular TV shows with their primary focus on poker games like World Series of poker and World Poker Tour have made the game even more popular among the common men.

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How to Get Started Playing Online Poker Tournaments
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18 February 2013

Whether you've played some poker with your friends and family or are a complete newbie, if you're interested in online poker, you probably want to know what tournaments are all about. The reason that tournaments are the form of poker that gets the most attention in the media is because they have the highest payout.

Even if you're not in a multi-million dollar tournament like the World Series of Poker, daily tournaments still offer the opportunity to win hundreds or even thousands of dollars. The other big reason why tournaments are so popular is it gives you the opportunity to win these prizes without gambling huge amounts of your own money. Unlike playing against the house, you're not staking your own money on every hand.

Instead, you pay a flat amount to buy into a tournament. This buy-in can be as little as $5 or $10 for a daily tournament. Additionally, it's possible to earn a free buy-in to larger tournaments by first winning or simply doing well in smaller "satellite" tournaments. However, before you start worrying about all those details, you likely just want to get the basics of online tournaments covered.

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Know about Playing Poker Games in a Better Manner
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09 February 2013

We know that poker is a very popular game across the world. Men and women both can participate in this game. It is perhaps the most popular indoor game. Original and fake money is used for playing this game. You can play this game with your friends and relatives.

You should know that there are various types of poker games and at the same time they are very much popular amongst mass. You need to choose a very easy type so that everybody can participate into it.

Here in this article we are going to discuss some popular poker games. You just need to read this article.

We are going to start this article with Texas Hold’em.

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Poker Stars and Wynn Resorts Merge
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08 October 2012

Towards the end of August 2012, it was announced that two major companies (who currently offer poker services to a combined total of more than 40 million people worldwide) have successfully formed an alliance in an attempt to help pave the way for a legal and regulated online poker industry in the US.

Both PokerStars and Wynn Resorts have merged and they are basically now hoping for a bill to be passed that will lead to online poker in the US becoming a legal industry.

PokerStars is a company which is often recognised as one of the true giants of internet poker in the US, Europe and beyond, and Wynn Resorts is a multi-million dollar Nevada-based company that develops high end land based casinos and hotels.

A similar merger has also occurred between 888 Holdings Plc and Caesars Entertainment and the main reason behind these mergers is that these companies in question are simply preparing for a day when online poker in the US does become legal. Many believe this is inevitable and that it will become a reality sooner rather than later. These companies will instantly become the main driving forces if (and when) legislation is passed.

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A history of online poker and how it began
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28 September 2012

Poker first became available online towards the mid-1990s and since its inception it has had a colourful history. Before there was poker as we know it today, there was a time when IRC Poker ruled the virtual world. This was basically a game that was played through a chat client and similar to chess, players had to key in their moves and then leave the program to perform the actions for them.

Players weren’t sat around animated tables like they are today and there were basically no in-play features. This was at a time when poker was in its most primitive form. It was still just as popular as it is today though and it soon became apparent how many people actually enjoyed the game and desired to play it online, but there were still very few portals to play at.

Online poker (as it looks today) was born in 1998 and even some of the oldest companies are still around today such as PokerStars, but many of them have resigned themselves to the history books for various reasons.

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Where do Online Poker Sharks tend to Play
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22 June 2012

If you’re just starting out with online poker then you perhaps have heard about poker sharks. These are the people who like to take your money and they can do this quite easily. The question is, “how do you avoid the sharks?”

The simple answer is that you can’t, you just have to shape up and learn the game because this threat is unavoidable. This is why certain players were so aptly named – Sharks (pros) and Fish (amateurs).

You would think that sharks would play on the high stakes tables winning $100’s per pot, but contrary to popular belief, many of these professional sharks tend to frequent the lower stakes tables in order to take the money from the fish, like taking candy from kids.

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What has happened since Black Friday - America's Darkest Day for Online Poker?
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13 June 2012

More than 12 months have passed since online poker’s darkest day occurred in America. This section takes a brief look at what has happened since congress decided to make gambling online illegal and reveals what has actually happened since April of 2011.

Three of the founders of the world’s leading online poker sites such as Full Tilt poker were indicted by the US Department of Justice (D.O.J) and the F.B.I froze billions of dollars’ worth of player’s money. This happened overnight and left most players and operators in a state of shock. It was no longer legal for players to play in the real cash mode, or for these operators to process transactions with online payment companies or other banking institutions.

The online gambling companies were officially charged with serious offences. These offences included money laundering, illegal gambling and even bank fraud. This new act was called the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and meant that players basically had no legal US based gambling portals to play at anymore and many other major offshore operators also pulled out of the US market altogether.

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At What Point do you start to Question an Online Casinos Random Number Generator?
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07 November 2011

Most of the Random Number Generators that exist today have been carefully scrutinised and are constantly tested by a number of independent auditors. Although the outcome of a game is determined by an RNG, mathematically speaking, the results are just as random online as they are at land based casinos that have physical roulette wheels and dice tables with actual dealers.

The worst thing that a player can experience is a faulty Random Number Generator (RNG) when playing their favourite game online. Many people say that the games online are fixed, or rigged in some way to favour the house, but this is not true. However, this could be said of a rogue operator who is purposely out to scam people. These minority online casinos are very few and far between, but they do operate. Some players do occasionally get caught out and lose money at these casinos. This could be down to the RNG’s that have been used and manipulated to give less than fair outcomes.

Remember that the house always wins so just because you may have had a few straight losses in a row, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the online casinos RNG should be put under the spot light or questioned in any way. This is just down to both bad luck AND realistic outcomes. If you were to have 10 straight wins in a row, would you question the RNG?

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How to Beat a Poker bot at Online Poker
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26 November 2009

One of the hot topics at the moment in the online poker industry is to create a poker bot that can play online automatically with relatively little or no human interaction but can of course win as much money as possible. This has caused concern for both online poker websites and players as a computer programme could essentially outsmart live thinking online players very easily and take their hard-earned money. In the end, these poker bots could rob the online poker sites of quality players. Studies have shown that about 12% of online poker players were anxious about or just entirely stopped betting at their online casino because of this poker bot craze. Fundamentally this would stop players risking their money and furthermore completely stop gambling online.

The human online poker players are indeed up against it because the poker bot can easily work out the statistics and probabilities of a game, which is insanely risky for your bankroll. Conversely, there are certain methods and strategies on how you can beat a poker bot at online poker and therefore give you back the edge. If you understand how the computer generated codes of the online poker sites and poker bots actually work then you could use this against them. A poker bot is limited to making decisions based exclusively on known patterns of the game. So they bet based on the play of the game in terms of its statistical analysis of poker.

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Titan Poker Receives Best Online Poker Customer Service Award Second Year in a Row
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01 February 2008

Titan Poker Receives Best Online Poker Customer Service Award Second Year in a Row

Titan Poker is being honored as the best stop for online gamers desiring the reliability of sound customer service.

The Gold Award for providing the Best Online Poker Customer Service in the year 2007 was presented to Titan Poker after hundreds of thousands of Gambling Online Magazine readers and website visitors voted. Titan Poker has perpetually kept its customers satisfied with its "personal touch" for the second consecutive year. Titan Poker also beat out the competition in 2006 when receiving Gambling Online's Best Customer Service Award in 2006.

Gambling Online Magazine's awards have been presented to the top online casinos and poker room for the past seven years, with the response to the voting process increasing each year. It is currently Europe's biggest and most read lifestyle and entertainment magazine for the Online Gambling market.

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Online Poker Room Titan Poker Now Available in Danish and Finnish
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16 March 2007

Online Poker Room Titan Poker Now Available in Danish and Finnish

Titan Poker, one of the fastest growing online poker rooms, has launched its popular poker software in Danish and Finnish. These latest additions are part of ongoing expansions and upgrades to the software and they mean that Titan Poker is available in eleven different languages -- English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Turkish, Swedish, Norwegian and now Danish and Finnish.

New players are given the option to choose the language of their software when downloading the Titan Poker program. Players can then play poker with international opponents, while viewing menus and information in their native language. Titan Poker also provides multi-lingual support services, including email responses and online chat support.

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Online Poker Site Titan Poker Now Available In Norwegian
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16 January 2007

Online Poker Site Titan Poker Now Available In Norwegian

Titan Poker (http://www.titanpoker.com), one of the fastest growing online poker rooms, has launched its popular poker software in Norwegian. This latest addition is a part of ongoing expansions and upgrades to the software and it means that Titan Poker is available in nine different languages - English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Turkish, Swedish, and now Norwegian.

New players are given the option to choose the language of their software when downloading the Titan Poker program. Players can then play poker with international opponents, while viewing menus and information in their native language. Titan Poker also provides multi-lingual support services, including email responses and online chat support.

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Titan Poker Adds Polish and Turkish to its Multi-Lingual Software
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04 December 2006

Titan Poker Adds Polish and Turkish to its Multi-Lingual Software

Titan Poker (http://www.titanpoker.com), one of the fastest growing online poker rooms, has now launched its popular poker software in Polish and Turkish, and plans to introduce more languages in the coming weeks. These additions are part of continuous expansions to the software, which is already available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

New players are given the option to choose the language of their software when downloading the Titan Poker program. Players can then play poker with players from all over the world, while viewing menus and information in their native language. In addition, Titan Poker will provide support services, including email responses and online chat support, in all seven languages -- English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Turkish.

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Titan Poker Bonus Code 'BONUSPLAY' Released by Titan Poker Club for New Online Poker Players
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25 July 2006

Titan Poker Bonus Code 'BONUSPLAY' Released by Titan Poker Club for New Online Poker Players

Titan Poker Club, the Internet's hottest online poker club, is offering a special bonus promotion to new poker players joining Titan Poker. All new depositors to Titan Poker, who use the exclusive Titan Poker bonus code "bonusplay", will receive a complimentary 100% deposit bonus bankroll up to $500. For example, if you deposit $100 into your new player's account and enter "bonusplay" as your deposit bonus code, you will receive an extra $100 bonus bankroll absolutely free.

As an extra bonus, new players will also receive a freeroll entry into a new depositor's freeroll tournament, just for joining Titan Poker with the exclusive "BONUSPLAY" bonus code. This is an exclusive limited time bonus code offer from Titan Poker Club.

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