Winning Poker Network CEO Phil Nagy stated recently that deposits and withdrawals via cryptocurrencies account for 60% of the action, up from 2% three years ago.
A revamped weekend tournament schedule at US-friendly BetOnline Poker features a bonanza of events that total more than $250,000 in guaranteed prize money, including the popular $50,000 GTD at 7:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, which is boosted to a $100K guarantee on the last Sunday of every month.
One of the biggest reasons that some players have turned their backs on online poker is the lack of trust regarding safety of funds. That fear is eliminated with the advent of blockchain technology and smart contracts that remove online poker operators from the role of payment processing.
Virtue Poker, an Ethereum-based poker site that has been in development since 2015, has announced its upcoming future plans that include phase 1 of selling its poker tokens (VPPs) on April 25, with a phase 2, if any, to be determined at a later date.
Despite being primarily a US-facing poker site, BetOnline Poker has chosen to call its first tournament series the Global Online Poker Series (GOPS) to reflect the site´s world-wide appeal. The series itself is modest, but plenty of opportunities exist for players to qualify cheaply for the $200,000 Main Event.
The Winning Poker Network´s OSS Cub3d series is the most valuable online poker tournament series accessible by players in the US. The next series starts on Sunday February 25th and features six tournaments with guarantees of $1 million or more among a comprehensive schedule guaranteeing more than $15 million in total.
To celebrate the fact next weekend is Super Bowl weekend, Ignition Poker is hosting a special tournament with a $250,000 guaranteed prize pool. Fortunately, the tournament is scheduled for Saturday, rather than Sunday, so you will not miss any of the on-pitch action. Qualify Today!
One of the most exciting events at Black Chip Poker is the “Cage” – a weekly five-hour cash game with a $1,000 buy-in. Now the site is giving players the opportunity to win a package to play in a live $5,000 buy-in Cage event over two days at the Taormina Hotel and Casino in Costa Rica.
Rather than starting a new wave of legislation, there are a number of reasons why regulated online gambling in Pennsylvania could fail to meet expectations.