Online casinos face much competition from their land based counterparts. This competition comes in the form of bricks-and-mortar casinos and events. This time it is an event that is growing in popularity.

Although anything that raises the interest in gambling as a whole has a positive effect on the entire industry, land based events do however take clientele away from online casinos on a micro level.

Once again Lyceum Events is set to host the annual Poker in the Park event. Now in its 5th year, the event will feature a great melange of learning, live poker and entertainment. The event will take place at London’s Hanover Square on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2011. Poker in the Park once again a Huge Attraction


The lucky winners of the prize packages to three-dimensional online poker domain PKR.com’s next World Series Experience are in for a wonderful treat by attending a special party that will take place on July 3 at the Wet Republic Ultra Pool which is inside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

PKR.com offering Poolside Relaxation


Intertops Poker has announced that it will soon be installing a major new software update that will include a large range of special features which have been designed for tournament players and those who are desirous of improving their game.

The site stated that the new poker software will include lots of new features and conveniences for tournament organization and registration and will also customize the look and feel of the poker room.

New Online Poker client to launch at Intertops


TitanPoker.com, the leading online poker room in Europe, will be awarding top online players with over $105,000 in prize money between now and the end of June courtesy of a special sit-and-go promotion at the site.

Antigua-licensed TitanPoker.com has revealed that its Sit ‘N’ Go Heat promotion that started on Wednesday, June 1, consists of a pair of bi-weekly leader-board races and that players will be ranked on action in their favorite sit ‘n’ go tournaments. Sit ‘N’ Go Heat launched at TitanPoker.com


VictoryPoker.com, the Malta-licensed poker site, has made a decision to take the option to leave the US market.

This decision follows the US’s federal indictment of eleven individuals who were connected with online poker sites, Full Tilt Poker, AbsolutePoker.com and PokerStars.com.

A member of the Cake Poker Network, VictoryPoker.com was set up about a year ago and promoted itself as a site that welcomed players from the United States. Victory Poker Leaves US Market


Following the charges brought against PokerStars.com founders by the Department of Justice on what has become known as Black Friday for the US online gambling industry, Wynn Resorts announced that they have pulled out of their short association with the group.

Earlier this month, Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, announced a strategic alliance that was due to push for changes in existing online gambling laws in the US and create a new online poker room, run jointly by the sites, after legislation was changed.

Wynn Resorts Pull out of Partnership with Poker Stars


There are no less than six special promotions currently running at popular Genting Poker and players are, therefore, being offered massive prizes and lots of poker action.

There are also lots of fantastic $5,000 Las Vegas Packages up for grabs included in the prizes with each package consisting of a seven night stay at the popular Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas including breakfast, flights, transport and $3,200 in spending money.

Trips to Las Vegas offered by Genting Poker


OpenBet, the interactive gaming provider, has announced that it will be providing the award winning PKR online poker site with casino and fixed odds games. Players will be able to enjoy a wide range of titles – a total of 50 in total – through the link games.pkr.com. The Games Room is already up and running and players can access it easily from PKR.com and try the new OpenBet brand. The games can be played instantly off the site, without the need to download any of the software.

OpenBet to Provide PKR Poker with Casino Games