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  • Splitmo’s Poker Night TV Offers A Perfect Use Case For Apple TV As A Gaming Device

    Splitmo’s Poker Night TV Offers A Perfect Use Case For Apple TV As A Gaming Device

    The Apple TV is already a game console, in case you didn’t know, and a new app from independent developer and AirPlay-focused startup Splitmo shows why. The company has just released Poker Night TV, its second app and first game, which uses AirPlay and the Apple TV to let up to eight players join in for a virtual poker game on their TV set. Read More

  • Online Gaming Group bwin.party Sells Poker Network Ongame To Amaya For Up To $32.2M

    Online Gaming Group bwin.party Sells Poker Network Ongame To Amaya For Up To $32.2M

    Canada’s Amaya Gaming is to buy bwin.party’s B2B poker network Ongame in a deal worth up to €25 million ($32.2 million). An initial payment of €15 million ($19.3 million) is payable in cash on completion — expected during the fourth quarter of 2012 but subject to standard conditions including regulatory approval. Additional payments of up to €10 million ($12.9… Read More

  • Nokia Grows Something: Zynga Deal Now Includes Draw Something, Poker For 100M Asha Feature Phones

    Nokia Grows Something: Zynga Deal Now Includes Draw Something, Poker For 100M Asha Feature Phones

    Nokia is getting ready to reveal a new line of devices for its struggling smartphone business but it is also doubling down on its still-strong feature phone line, too. Today the Finnish handset maker announced an extension of a deal with Zynga to add Draw Something and Zynga Poker to Nokia Asha Touch feature phones along with the rest of the Nokia Series 40 range. The games will start rolling… Read More

  • Aces Hangout Is Bringing Live, Face-to-Face Poker To Google+ Hangouts

    Aces Hangout Is Bringing Live, Face-to-Face Poker To Google+ Hangouts

    Aces Hangout is a new, in development product from the team at Hettema&Bergsten, which you may remember as the makers of the Twitter trend tracker, StrawberryJ.am. The online application brings a unique twist to online gambling, thanks to its integration with Google+’s multi-person video chat feature, Google+ Hangouts. Unlike other video poker games, where users often play as… Read More

  • Jason Calacanis' Poker Face

    In our ongoing coverage of the life and times of Jason Calacanis, the video below is instructive on many levels. Calacanis—who is an Internet entrepreneur (the CEO of Mahalo), conference organizer (our former partner in TechCrunch50), and Web celeb—loves to play high stakes poker. In fact, this week he will be one of the players on The Big Game, airing on Fox, in which businessmen… Read More

  • Poker.org sold for $1 Million, Most Ever For .org Domain

    Sedo, a domain marketplace, has brokered the largest sale of a .org domain to date. Brokered on behalf of National A-1 Advertising, the domain poker.org was sold to PokerCompany.com for the sum of $1 Million. Prior to the sale of poker.org, the highest .org sale was $198,000 for engineering.org, followed by sexe.org which sold for $151,400. The sale price for poker.org is smaller than those… Read More

  • Use a guitar controller to play poker

    Bored? Lazy? Trendy? All of the above? You can turn a run-of-the-mill Guitar Hero or Rock Band controller into a weapon used for checking, folding, calling, raising, lowering, and more – YES! You can play online poker with a guitar controller! Finally! Read More

  • Sexual Innuendo And Poker Chips

    I do my best not to post actual commercials on CG, but it’s the weekend and this commercial is very silly. I’ve gotten a chance to use the product, The Original Poker Chip Customizer, a bit since the last time I wrote about it and it’s quite nice. And at $60 for the deluxe set, it’s reasonably priced as far as I can tell.
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  • Orignal Poker Chip Customizer: Liquor Up Front, Poker In The Rear


    If you play a lot of poker and want to turn your basement into a personal, private casino for your high-rollin’ friends, you’ll want to pick up the The Original Poker Chip Customizer. For $29.95, you get some software for designing your custom logo (with templates or from scratch), high-quality glossy labels and a label-placement jig (in case you’ve got yourself a case of… Read More