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WPN Plans Five More Million Dollar Guaranteed Online Poker Tournaments in September and October
WPN Plans Five More Million Dollar Guaranteed Online Poker Tournaments in September and October

With state regulated online poker only available in New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware, an increasing number of players appear willing to take the risk of playing on an offshore site.


Equity Poker Network Reportedly Closing Accounts of “Aggressive” Players
Equity Poker Network Reportedly Closing Accounts of “Aggressive” Players

Players who do not meet “recreational criteria” are being banned from new US-facing poker network.


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.


PokerHost Launches on Equity Poker Network
PokerHost Launches on Equity Poker Network

PokerHost officially made the move to the Equity Poker Network (EPN) on Tuesday leaving behind its former home at Merge…


PokerHost Leaves Merge for the Equity Poker Network
PokerHost Leaves Merge for the Equity Poker Network

Merge Gaming loses a skin which may take as much as 20% of the network’s cash game traffic when it leaves.


Unauthorized Messages on Merge Skin Promotes Bitcoin Scam
Unauthorized Messages on Merge Skin Promotes Bitcoin Scam

Messages sent out to players on PokerHost, a skin on the Merge Gaming Network, attempted to trick players into sending…


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.