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UK Online Poker: Full Tilt, Unibet Won't Cut Rewards, Carbon Withdraws
UK Online Poker: Full Tilt, Unibet Won’t Cut Rewards, Carbon Withdraws

Two major operators have indicated VIP programs will stay the same when the new UK licensing regime comes into effect next week.


Carbon Poker Announces Third "Online Poker Series" for September
Carbon Poker Announces Third “Online Poker Series” for September

Carbon Poker, a member of the Merge Gaming Network, has announced the fourth installment of its “Online Poker…


Carbon Poker Makes Another Change to Customer Loyalty Program
Carbon Poker Makes Another Change to Customer Loyalty Program

Benefits will again be reduced July 15. Traffic remains steady.


Aced Poker to Close, Player Base to be Migrated to CarbonPoker
Aced Poker to Close, Player Base to be Migrated to CarbonPoker

Aced Poker closure will become effective July 1.


Merge Ends Network Split, Raises Tournament Guarantees--But Restricts Grinders
Merge Ends Network Split, Raises Tournament Guarantees—But Restricts Grinders

Following PokerHost departure, player pool desegregated on network—but high volume players report a new 4-max table cap and ejection from VIP program.


Bad Beat Jackpot Revival at Carbon Poker
Bad Beat Jackpot Revival at Carbon Poker

The new Jackpot will be funded directly by the operator with no player contributions required.


Aced and Carbon Poker Make Major MTT Changes
Aced and Carbon Poker Make Major MTT Changes

Late registration times have been reduced following player consultation—other changes aim to make Merge more competitive.


PokerHost Accused of Banning Winning Players
PokerHost Accused of Banning Winning Players

Amid accusations that PokerHost is banning winning players on orders from Merge, it has also brought its VIP program and P2P transfer policy into line with the network.


Merge Poker Rooms Reduce VIP Tiers--Top Tier Becomes Invitation Only
Merge Poker Rooms Reduce VIP Tiers—Top Tier Becomes Invitation Only

Six levels become three, and the top level is invitation only at Carbon Poker.


WPN Releases "On Demand" SNGs in Major Software Upgrade
WPN Releases “On Demand” SNGs in Major Software Upgrade

More multi-tabling and tournament features among new features.


CarbonPoker Goes Live With First Mobile Poker App for US Players
CarbonPoker Goes Live With First Mobile Poker App for US Players

The first mobile app available to US players is optimized for iOS rather than Android, but works on both.


Carbon Poker Seeks Real Money Beta Testers For New Mobile App
Carbon Poker Seeks Real Money Beta Testers For New Mobile App

Merge skin Carbon Poker is preparing a real-money launch of new mobile poker app, and are looking for beta-testers to…