Yes, you read correctly. Universal Poker are the proud sponsor of Canning Town Football Club! For those who don’t know, Canning Town F.C. is a football club based in (you guessed it) Canning Town, London, and are currently members of the Essex Olympian League, Premier Division. Universal Affiliates owner Andrew Andreou is passionate about Grass
What a fantastic year It’s been for 888Poker! After 20 years in the online gambling industry, they have secured this year’s award for Poker Operator of the Year and Casino Operator of the Year at the annual EGR awards ceremony. Recap of 2022 For 888Poker With 2022 being 888Pokers 20th year anniversary, it was always
For those of you who don’t know, Optibet is a partner site to PartyPoker. Players in Latvia and Estonia who are restricted from playing on PartyPoker can still enjoy their fun games and most of their promotions at Optibet! There’s a lot of fun stuff happening at Optibet, so we have decided to cover it
On October 13th and 14th, the Wynn Las Vegas is debuting a new hybrid format named “Milestone” satellites.  Players will be able to participate in the new $300 buy-in “milestone satellites”, where they can win a seat into the Fall Poker Classic’s (F.P.C.) $1,600 buy-in, $1 Million GTD NLH tournament. Players will have the chance
The UK’s Safer Gambling Week 2022 is here, a weeklong campaign which highlights the gambling industries commitment to protect players and ensure they gamble responsibly. This week is the Safer Gambling Weeks fifth consecutive year doing their upmost to educate and protect players. Here at Universal Poker Affiliates we would like to contribute, show our
The Bounty Hunter MTT Series is returning to Betfair Poker later this month, and boy, do they have a juicy schedule for you. Before we get started, PLEASE NOTE: This promotion is only for players aged 18 and above, please Play Responsibly. If you are conscious of your gambling activity, please reach out and get

How The Metaverse Will Change Poker

There’s no doubt that the Metaverse will have a massive impact on the world of both online and live poker. There are a few different ways to play poker, but with the advent of VR and other immersive technologies, that is all about to change. Today, we will discuss how the Metaverse will improve poker

The Top 10 Richest Poker Players In 2022

WARNING: After reading this article, you might rethink your career.  Just kidding. However, after reading how much the richest poker players in the world are worth, you might be shocked. Most of us have gone to work ‘traditional jobs’, while the top 10 players on this list chose a slightly different path, playing games such
After nine hours of play, Dusk Till Dawn Owner Rob Yong bested 18 entries in The One Drop at The 2022 Luxon Pay Mediterranean Poker Party to secure his first-ever tournament win, and in style.  The One Drop attracted well-known and highly skilled players, including WSOP 2022 Main Event winner Espen Jorstad, popular poker streamer Ebony Kenney, Americas Cardroom Owner

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
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