888 Holdings to Buy bwin.party for $1.4 Billion

07.18.2015 · Posted in Poker news

In a shocker of a deal that was announced early on Friday morning, 888 Holdings emerged as the suitor for bwin .party . After hectic negotiations that seemingly involved every power player in the online gaming industry, 888 Holdings was able to put together a deal of £898.3 (roughly $1.4 billion U. S.) to ...

Does the PokerStars $51,000 WCOOP Tournament Make Sense?

07.17.2015 · Posted in Poker news

PokerStars has announced that this year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) will feature a $51,000 Super High Roller , the highest buy-in tournament ever held online. This is a little unusual, coming at a time when online poker as a whole is contracting, and many sites, including PokerStars partner site Full Tilt are ...