Internet poker software company Tribeca Tables has decided to withdraw its poker room from the USA, Israel, and Hong Kong. Tribeca counts among its clients Doyle Brunson’s poker room and network of poker skin websites. Doyle’s Poker announced that it will not exit the USA market. Pamela Anderson’s poker room powered by Tribeca shuts down it’s Togel poker room web site.
The online poker solutions company has insisted that it will endeavour to assist it’s US facing clients in particular with the transition as much as possible.
The move comes after the recent introduction in the US of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA). The company will focus on more non US territories and new markets.
Erik Ahlberg, new President of Tribeca Tables said, ‘We are now initiating this policy and will work closely with our customers to ensure as little harm as possible to their overall business.’
Steve Cook, European managing director added, ‘The board have taken a considerable amount of time to weigh up all of the options and sought a great deal of legal and market advice. Sadly we have no alternative. We have concluded that it is the best way forward for the company’.
Asian Poker Classic 2007 Goa, India
December 21, 2006 (London, UK) – The biggest event set to be held in Goa over the next year will, officially, be the inaugural Asian Poker Classic from March 1-5 2007.
The Asian Poker Classic (APC) is the first professional poker tournament to be held in India and offer one of Asia’s richest ever poker prize pool – a guaranteed $1 million. The three-day APC main event marks poker’s arrival to the big time in India.
Goa is the perfect venue. The resort has become the new ‘it’ spot for people seeking luxury surroundings in India. Spectacular New Year celebrations promise to attract tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world as Goa changes its image into one of glitz and glamour.
Goa is set to transform itself into a gambling mecca over the next 12 months, which underlines that the APC is being held in exactly the right place at the right time. Plans are afoot to build a series of luxury casinos in Goa starting in 2007, so that the venue will eventually rival Macao as Asia’s number one gambling destination.
A number of Bollywood and Hollywood celebs will attend to play, watch and have a good time. Names and details will be released in the weeks leading up to the event – watch this space!