PokerStars Suspends Operations In Russia

Slowly businesses have been suspending their services in Russia to show their support to Ukraine. Coca-Cola, Starbucks, McDonald’s, and now PokerStars. On Tuesday 8th March, PokerStars sent out a Tweet making the announcement. The Poker Community Responds As expected, PokerStars’ announcement received mixed responses. Many players suggested that not all Russian players agree with what’s

Will NFTs Be A Thing In Poker?

NFTs have had an explosion in popularity, leaving many people puzzled and asking, “What is an NFT?” Whether you’re interested in them or not, it’s hard to ignore that some are selling for millions. Take Larva Labs “CryptoPunk” for example. You’ll find many of these sell for incredible amounts like #7523, which once sold for
Joe Reddick, a man who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for dealing crack, is now a self-made millionaire. How? Well, when Joe was behind bars, he put his time to good use and learned how to play some serious poker. Since getting out of jail, he has been cleaning up at tournaments all
With so much action going on at the WSOP 2021 it can be hard to keep up with what’s happened, but have no fear, Universal Poker are here to keep you posted with the latest outcomes of the events! Event #32: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. Let’s start with Event #32: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E which attracted 282 entries bringing
Most of us know or have at least heard the name Dan Bilzerian before, but just in case there are some of you who are still wondering, let’s have a recap. Who Is Dan Bilzerian? Dan Bilzerian is probably best known for his wild playboy lifestyle on social media, but you might have also known

World Series of Poker 2021 – Event #1

It’s every poker player favourite time of the year, the World Series of Poker! We want to talk about some of the winners there’s been so far and recap all the action that’s taken place. Event #1: $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold’em Let’s kick things off with our first winner, a Caesars Palace duel dealer
There has been a lot of discussion recently on social media that there is a huge need for a poker lobbying organisation. Rob Yong, the successful casino owner and Founder of the e-wallet LuxonPay has been heading up theses discussions with the aim to create an organisation aiming to promote an alliance between operators, media,

Universal Affiliates Freeroll Tournament Winner

Yet again we have had another unbelievable turnout for our Universal Affiliates Freeroll with well over 3000 players participating! We want to give a huge thank you to everyone who joined and give a massive congratulations to the winner of the tournament “Phillipmorris88”, beating over 3000 players to secure a 1st place prize is very

Super Higher Roller Bowl Europe

On the 30th August many of the worlds best known poker stars such as Tony G, Stephen Chidwick, Hossein Ensan, Brynn Kenney, Ali Imsirovic, Christoph Vogelsang, Timothy Adams and Daniel Cates will meet in the arena of the Super High Roller Bowl Europe tournament series in Merit Royal Hotel Cyprus for a very exciting and
Universal Affiliates have partnered up with luxury watch brand AZAD to bring you some amazing prizes in our future giveaways! To celebrate this partnership, we have decided to hold a freeroll with a huge prize pool of $1500! This tournament will be hosted by Party Poker and will be held on Sunday 29th August at

2 + 2 – New Owners

As mentioned in one of our previous news articles the 2+2 forum had been sold but we didn’t know who to, well, the new owners have now revealed themselves. The new owners go by the name of Andrew and Max, 2 high stakes poker players looking to innovate the forum. One thing they are already

2+2 Poker Forum – SOLD

24 years and 60 million posts later, on Tuesday 13th July 2021 Mason Malmuth the now former owner of the well known 2+2 poker forum announced that there will be new owners of the site. He stated that the reasons for selling the site were “that those of us, including myself, who run this site
As the Euro’s comes to an end, so do our tournaments that we held during and we would like to thank everyone for participating in our Satellites, All-In HU Shootouts and GTD Big Match Freeroll. A huge congratulations to our winners! We will be holding plenty more tournaments like this exclusively for players registered on
Here at Team Universal, we know many of you will enjoy watching the EUFA Euro 2021 which kicks off on Friday 11th June. So why not play in our series of satellite qualifiers and play in your own Big Match Final on Sunday 11th July at 2pm? You can also pick up some decent cash

WPT $1000 Freeroll Winners

With over 1 thousand players coming to join our exclusive $1000 freeroll tournament, this was definitely a heap of fun and a huge success for our 10 winners, a huge congratulations from Team Universal! We’ve heard a lot of bad beats and success stories and would love to hear more! Make sure to log onto
Make sure to join Team Universal in our very own exclusive freeroll tournament, being held on the 20th May at 19:00pm (GMT) The tournament will be open for registration from 18th May at 11.00 (GMT). You can find this tournament in the party poker lobby in the category “restricted”. Password for entry is – Maradona
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Boost Your Bankroll at partypoker!

We are running a special promotion on Party Poker from Monday 21 September- 1 November – this a a great opportunity to boost your bankroll.
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The WPT World Online Championships is our biggest ever series, and we want you to be part of this historic event!