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From April 15 to April 30 Intertops on the Revolution Gaming network is running a Match & Win Gold Card Tournament and Cash Giveaway promotion.
Intertops Uses Randomly Awarded Gold Cards for its Match & Win Tournament and Cash Giveaway

An old promotional staple of Cake gets a reboot.

The primary domain CakePoker.EU now redirects to The majority of Cake's player base now plays on "Juicy Stakes," a Revolution skin set up to house players in the United States, and are unaffected.
Cake Poker “Refreshed, Rebranded” as Win Cake

Non-US Revolution skin gets a new name.

Casino and sports players are being moved to Tower was previously an Ongame skin well-known for offering high rewards to grinders.
Tower Gaming Closes Down, Players Moved to Cake

Revolution poker room, previously high-profile Ongame skin, shuts down after seven years of operation.

Revolution sites remain the lowest rated of all significant US-facing networks for cashout times. For international players, Moneybookers/Skrill options on the network are approaching two months.
Revolution Poker Network Remain Industry’s Slowest for Cashouts

Non-US players are experiencing unexplained delays in processing of withdrawals.

With little advance fanfare, US players from four skins affiliated with Cake Poker have been transferred to a new site,, effective immediately.
Cake Poker Migrates US Players to JuicyStakes.EU Site

Players from four Cake-owned skins moved in overnight transfer.

Site confirms an unspecified migration of "some players," to be announced shortly
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…

The latest online poker site traffic report from PokerScout shows PartyPoker recovering lost ground and Bodog overtaking Merge to become the number two network…
Online Poker Traffic: Bwin Gains on iPoker, Bodog Edges Ahead of Merge

Rooms jostle for position, but the introduction of fast-fold poker clouds the year-on-year comparisons.

Recurring software problems centering on missing player funds have plagued the first few days of action at Lock Poker’s brand-new home, Revolution Gaming.
Revolution Software Bugs at the Root of Disappearing Money

Recurring software problems centering on missing player funds have plagued the first few days of action at Lock…

Lock Poker’s new Revolution Gaming Network has become the largest network of online poker players still serving US customers, according to the latest…
Revolution Overtakes Merge as Largest US-Facing Poker Network

Lock Poker’s new Revolution Gaming Network has become the largest network of online poker players still serving…

The Revolution Gaming Network has now been officially launched, with newly merged Cake and Lock Poker sites sporting the new look. According to first weekend…
Revolution Gaming Goes Live, Doubles Size of Cake Poker Network

First weekend goes smoothly for the rebranded network, boasting much higher peak player numbers thanks to the addition of Lock Poker players.

The Merge Gaming Network is bringing back its rakeback program starting June 1, the same day that Lock Poker is set to move to a rebranded Cake Poker Network.
Merge Counters Lock Departure with Return of 35% Rakeback

The gloves come off: Skins of the Merge Gaming Network to return to 35% rakeback on the same day Cake rebrands to Revolution … and ups rakeback to 36%.

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