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Top 10 Most Successful Poker Promotions

All poker players love a good promotion. While most promotions come and go, some really capture the attention of online poker players, sometimes even changing the fortunes of entire poker rooms. Let’s take a look at the top 10 online promotions that poker rooms have...

Top 10 Biggest Poker Donations

Every year, poker players and organizations alike donate millions to various causes all around the world. Just a few decades ago, poker may not have been associated very closely with charitable causes, but this perception has been strongly changing ever since the...

Top 10 Biggest Tournament Overlays

An overlay is a tournament player’s best friend and a casino’s worst nightmare. When the number of players registered for a tournament is not enough to cover the guarantee of the tournament, then we have an overlay, meaning free money for the players. The one thing...

PokerStars Reload Bonus for Russian Players

From 29th of December to 11th of January PokerStars is offering a special reload bonus of 50% up to $100 for Russian players only. Enter the Bonus Code ‘RUS100’ when making a deposit to receive the Bonus. The minimum Deposit amount is $20 (€15/£13/CAD20). The bonus...

PokerStars December Festival

Tis the season to be jolly, and PokerStars wants to ring in the holiday season with special, month-long celebration: The PokerStars December Festival. The month-long festival, which runs from Dec. 1-31, will feature a minimum of $15,000,000 in prizes, as well as the...

Top 10 Funniest Poker Commercials

Since the beginning of the poker boom, poker’s rising popularity led to an inevitable flood of TV ads across the US and the rest of the world. While you can still catch an ad or two on TV today and many more are bound to appear with the legalization of online poker in...

Top 8 Weirdest Tournaments Of All Time

Since poker exploded at the turn of the century, the world has seen an ever-increasing number of online and live tournaments available for everyone to participate in. Whether you like live super deep stack $10K’s or online hyper turbo tournaments for a few bucks, you...

Weekly AU Poker News 15 – 21 September

  James Packer sets aim at new heights.   As the ink is still drying from his recent acquisition of prime Sydney real estate for the latest Crown creation, James Packer has not rested as he is targeting a 400 – room resort style casino in Sri Lanka to add to...

PokerStars Weekly Update – July 23

PokerStars Focuses On New Jersey Market PokerStars recently sent out an email to New Jersey residents asking about their personal gaming habits, and their feelings towards regulated online poker sites in the state. The survey asks questions such as, “On a scale of...

PokerStars Weekly Update – 4 July

  Seoul Poker Cup dates released   PokerStars have recently announced it will be supporting the second annual Seoul Poker Cup, set to be hosted at the Paradise Casino Walkerhill, from 23-25 August. The Seoul Poker Cup will feature two official Asia Player of...

TCOOP 2013, The Weekend Results

It’s that time of year again where it all goes crazy, and we all start talking about Turbo Tournaments with massive Prize pools. It must be time for TCOOP 2013! Over the weekend, we saw TCOOP Events #09 to #19, and we have all the results for you here at FTR....

FTOPS XXI Results for Events #31 – #33

It’s hard to believe that Saturday began with only a handful of events left in FTOPS XXI.  Even though Full Tilt Poker’s annual tournament series seems to have gone by quickly up to this point, there is still time for you to buy into one of the biggest...

FTOPS Results for Events #14 – #16

With FTOPS XXI now a week old, some people seem to have the impression that they can no longer win their seats in the remaining events via satellites.  Well the truth is, you can still qualify for more than half of the events included in this year’s FTOPS series by...

Results for FTOPS XXI Events 2 – 4

This past Sunday was an exciting day as Full Tilt Poker re-launched its tournament series, FTOPS, or Full Tilt Online Poker Series.  Before FTOPS XXI comes to an end on December 16th, Full Tilt will crown 35 tournament champions and reward participants in the 35-event...

Is PokerStars Still Buying Full Tilt?

By Wednesday, this had already been a busy week with regard to the presumably impending deal between PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.  Early in the week, three members of FTR’s board of directors, Rafe Furst, Chris Ferguson and Howard Lederer, filed motions to...