Cake Poker Plans Transfer of "Some Players" to New Site

Existing Cake Poker players may have a new brand name under which to play in the near future, while new US players may no longer be accepted by the existing Cake site, according to information appearing online in recent days.

According to the reports, which first appeared at the Cardschat poker discussion forum and have been confirmed in general terms by a site insider, existing US players on Cake are expected to be transferred to a different site, Juicy Stakes Poker, with the move to be announced shortly.

Cake Poker representatives declined to comment specifically on any shutoff plans for new US signups, noting only that Cake remains open for US players at this time, subject to the laws of their own local and state jurisdictions. However, a Cake rep did confirm the move of some players to the new site, which remains under construction at

The Juicy Stakes site history shows previous usage, though it appears to have been dormant before its rejuvenation for this purpose.

According to an e-mail response from Cake’s customer service center, “there are some plans to migrate some of our players to Juicy Stakes and the details should be announced via our newsletter soon.”

The planned changes continue the jumbled state of the current US-facing market. Fellow Revolution skin {n:intertops-stops-accepting-us-players-for-now:Intertops’ also decided recently to stop new US signups}, although network flagship Lock Poker has signaled no plans for a US withdrawal. The other major sites offering US action include many Merge Network skins, Bovada, and several smaller sites.