Archive for April, 2012

SCOOP 2012 at PokerStars

Friday, April 27th, 2012
Pokerstars SCOOP 2012The Pokerstars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) all stakes is back for 2012 this coming May 6th to 20th, so not long to wait. There is an enormous total guaranteed prize pool of $30,000,000 - that's $5m more than in 2011! With 40 events in SCOOP 2012 to look forward to, each with three levels of buy in representing low, medium and highs stakes - Spring just got a load better for online poker players. There are guaranteed prize pools at each level so no one misses out on the chance to be in the money. Billed as the event that everyone can play in, this promotion genuinely presents something for everyone, whatever the size of their bankroll.

Confirmed? Pokerstars buys Full Tilt Poker

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Pokerstars buys FTPGreat news surfaced today that Pokerstars are in the process of buying out Full Tilt Poker (shut down last year) and all players will be refunded in full - but is rumour is true? This morning the news broke on 2+2 (see the original thread and the phenomenal response from the poker community - Big News: PokerStars Purchases FTP) that Pokerstars had bought FTP, the post by an unknown member (this was their first post) simply said:- "PokerStars has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to buy FTP. The things I heard: * All players will be refunded 100% * Both sites back online * Both sites have promotions * Employees remain in both places Expect more news today."

Springfest from PKR

Monday, April 9th, 2012
PKR SpringfestThis top online poker festival is back again at PKR and it's the biggest, ever! There are 34 events to play in at Springfest and, with $280,000+ in expected prize pools, you could well be boosting your bankroll too. In addition to the Springfest 17 events there are 17 Mini Springfest events, mirroring it's big brother with identical games but at a fraction of the buy in, how cool it that! PKR are looking out for all their players, not just the high rollers. There are two leaderboards to climb up too, one for Springfest and one for Mini Springfest. All this action is about to start on 6th April at 5pm UK time, just right for the Easter break. Don't miss out. Play at PKR's Springfest.

Millions in prizes at Party Poker’s Pokerfest II

Saturday, April 7th, 2012
Pokerfest at Party PokerReputed to be the greatest poker festival online, Pokerfest II, is back at Party Poker! There's a mammoth $3,500.000 in the guaranteed prize pool - yes, guaranteed! $1m is dedicated to the Main Event prize pool and the rest - $2.5m - is spread across 47 tournaments and numerous side events. As if that wasn't enough to get the sap rising in every online poker player there are jackpot prizes up for grabs and, we are told, these will include iPads, iPods, $50K cash and even a $14,000 prize package to WSOP 2012! What's not to like?