Turmoil at Sports Illustrated: Dreams of an 888-Powered SI Poker Fade

It’s been nearly three years since the idea of creating a new online poker room in the US with a Sports Illustrated (SI) theme was first suggested. But problems at SI itself may have derailed those plans for good.


Delaware, 888, & the RFP. What Does It Mean for Online Poker?

888 will apply for the Delaware Lottery’s exclusive iGaming contract this year, but the door is still open for one of its rivals — especially BetMGM & PokerStars.


888: "We Want To Be One of The World’s Leading Online Betting & Gaming Companies"

888 hopes that the company’s responsible gaming efforts and, in particular, 888’s Control Centre, will help them achieve this ambitious goal.


888Poker's XL Winter Series Has Awarded Over $1 Million So Far, as it Heads Into its Final Weekend

With five days remaining, the XL Winter Series approaches its $500,000 Main Event and $50,000 Mini Main. Thirty champions already crowned and over a million dollars in prizes already distributed.


888poker Unveils Chris Eubank Jr. as New Cultural Ambassador

The landmark partnership marks the beginning of 888’s 20th anniversary, which will be celebrated throughout 2022.


888 Clamps Down on Bots with $100,000 Reimbursed to Players

Money was returned to 4000 players in October and 888poker is committing to monthly monitoring.


888poker XL Series Ends on a High as Main Event Surpasses $1 Million Guarantee

888’s flagship festival closer was a success, though some tournaments in the ambitious series fell short of guarantees.


Highly Anticipated Launch of WSOP in Michigan Still Remains out of Reach

The launch has been “weeks away” for months, and as time rolls on an online bracelet series in MI this year becomes increasingly unlikely.


888 Gains Huge US Market Entry with Launch of SI Sportsbook in Colorado

Product developed through Authentic Brands Group partnership coming to Indiana, Iowa and New Jersey next; WSOP MI launch “weeks” away.


888 Unveils Eight-Step Responsible Gambling Initiative

Commitments to preventing harm, raise standards among steps outlined by UK gaming giant’s executives


How 888 Was Drawn to Sport Illustrated's Popularity in Key Demographics

UK gaming giant was surprised at number of female and older consumers of SI products.


Breaking: WSOP.com to Go Live in Pennsylvania on July 12, with Segregated Player Pool for Now

The wait is almost over as WSOP.com is eyeing July 12 to become the third online poker network after PokerStars and BetMGM/Borgata to open its doors to Pennsylvania players.


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