PartyPoker is the undisputed leader in poker on the Internet with over half of the people who play online playing at the site. The software has recently been upgraded with additional features and functions that look to bring more popularity to the poker leader. Look for customizable table skins, multiple tables, and more in the new release. ReadyBetGo! has arranged a promotion with PartyPoker to provide all new players a $25 dollar gift, payable upon first deposit! Just enter the code 'READYBETGO' upon signup.
Bonus for Interpoker Accounts!
InterPoker makes new account sign-ups a breeze. They'll also give a 50% bonus worth up to $200 for all new players. With odds like that, what have you got to lose? InterPoker also has some of the best poker action on the Net, and offers a wide range of table limits and games.
World Series of Poker Official Site
The World Series of Poker has been the premier poker tournament in the world ever since it was launched by Benny Binion at the Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas in 1970. Harrah's bought the rights to the tournament in 2004 and has moved the action to the Rio. The official site shows the circuit schedule leading up to the big event held in the summer. There is also a registration section and a WSOP store.World Poker Tour Official Site
The World Poker Tour website has poker professional bios, tournament schedules and results, television schedules, a poker store, and a link to their online poker room. Fans and players can also register to be part of the WPT community.
Professional Poker Players
Once a subculture with personalities only known to a few, poker has exploded and so has the fame of the people who play it well. It won't be long before kids are collecting poker professional cards with stats on earnings per year and number of top 10 finishes. Many of the pros who were playing in relative obscurity a few years ago are now household names. The locker room of poker pros is getting pretty crowded. We'll help you keep up with these superstars of the 21st century.
Latest Professional Poker Players News
Women in Poker Hall of Fame Inducts Three New Members
The second annual Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHOF) will induct three new women on Friday, June 5, at the Golden Nugget Casino in Downtown Las Vegas. June Field, Jan Fisher and Cyndy Violette will be honored at a dinner/dance that will also serve as a charitable benefit to the newly founded PokerGives.org.
Team PokerStars Adds Two New Members
PokerStars the world's largest online poker room welcomes the youngest ever WSOP Main Event Champion Peter Eastgate and runner-up Ivan Demidov into the fold of professional poker players and world champions that make up Team PokerStars Pro. The 2008 WSOP main event made history as the first time the final table was delayed by four months and it also became the first ever European player heads up final.
Poker Forum held at Harvard Law School
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Students and professors at Harvard Law are hosting a one-day academic conference Saturday examining the educational possibilities of using poker as a teaching tool, and several poker celebrities are expected to attend.
Annie Duke $100,000 Hold'Em Tournament Planned
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
On Thursday, October 25, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino will raise the bar on its commitment to providing world-class gaming and entertainment by holding the Annie Duke $100,000 Hold 'Em Tournament. The Tournament will be held in San Manuel's beautiful Yuhaviatam Showroom and will be emceed by Annie Duke, top-rated female Poker Player and winner of the World Series of Poker.
Phil Hellmuth Commits to Ultimate Bet's Aruba Satellite
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
As if guaranteeing $425,000 worth of Aruba prize packages isn't enough of an attraction, UltimateBet today announced that 11-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth will be playing in Sunday, August 5th's 50-seat Aruba Satellite.
Hellmuth Crashes UB Race Car in Las Vegas
Even though the racecar was totaled, witnesses report that Hellmuth was conscious as he left the vehicle unscathed but visibly shaken. According to one onlooker, Hellmuth quipped, 'Well, you can't win every race.'