Tag Archives: ultimate poker
- Dealer’s Choice: Online Poker’s Last Stand Coming In California
November 28, 2014
After years of fitful attempts at raising a home grown online poker industry, California may be moving toward some kind of resolution in 2015. Howard Stutz outlined the situation in the Las Vegas Review-Journal earlier this week, calling California “the nation’s Internet poker battleground” for the next year. And what...
- Ultimate Gaming closes due to “extremely cost-prohibitive” regulated US market
November 14, 2014
Online gambling operator Ultimate Gaming has announced it’s shutting down its Nevada online poker operation after concluding that the US regulated online gambling market is “an extremely cost-prohibitive and challenging environment.” The shutdown is effective immediately and players are advised to consult the site’s support section for information on withdrawing...
- Full Tilt: The End of the Professionals?
October 22, 2014
The latest Full Tilt website makeover has removed most traces of their affiliation with Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom, prompting speculation that The Professionals have been axed from the wage bill. If you head over to PokerStars.com the grinning face of their Team Pro Online, Isaac Haxton will greet you....
- Marvin Rettenmaier and Partypoker Part Ways
October 14, 2014
‘Mad’ Marvin Rettenmaier and partypoker have parted ways in yet another severing of ties between the sponsored professional poker player and their online poker room. Who’s next? The corridors of social media are starting to resemble an intriguing drama series, as we all tune in to find out which sponsored...
- “I Don’t Need no Man in my Life,” Jason Somerville and Ultimate Poker Part Ways
September 30, 2014
Jason Somerville announces on his latest Run It Up show that the rumors are true: Somerville and Ultimate Poker have parted ways, as yet another sponsored poker player is released from his contract. The prognosis for the future of sponsored poker players continues to be dire after the enigmatic Jason...
- Ultimate Gaming exits New Jersey market, cites “multiple breaches” by Trump
September 19, 2014
Online gambling operator Ultimate Gaming has announced it will exit New Jersey’s regulated market after severing ties with the Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino with which the online gambling site had partnered. The financially struggling Taj Mahal has announced it could close by Nov. 13 unless it wins...
Volumes at Atlantic City show we’re deep into the boom
April 18, 2017