Investors continued to pull out of the online gaming industry. This was a result of the announcement made by Empire Online. According to Empire Online its growth in the online mango live sector had plateaued during the third quarter. Over 129 million shares in PartyGaming were traded on. The group slumped down by 11 percent. The value of the company came down to less than 3 billion pounds. This happened for the first time, since it was floated this summer. Empire Online lost over a quarter of its value, or 62p, to 121p whereas Sportingbet came down 20.5p to 286p.
But the rest of the market started the week in a rather upbeat mood. The FTSE 100 closed up 12.2 points at 5,374.5 as investors were attracted back into the market after concerns about US inflation and aggressive interest rate rises sparked steep falls last week.
Macintosh Friendly Online Poker Site Started by Pacific Poker
A Macintosh operating system-friendly version was announced by Pacific Poker recently. This online room will cater to the Mac community. Earlier there were few choices available to Mac users. In order to avoid confusion, Pacific Poker has changed the address of this new site to www.Mac-PacificPoker.com. Mac users are quite pleased with this new development. Now they will not have to buy expensive PC emulating software, to play online poker. New Mac player are being given $100 by this site. Lots is happening for poker enthusiasts who are also Mac users.
One feature that is up for debate is the one-table-at-a-time limit, which frustrates some players, but encourages others, who think this keeps the pros away.
Who’s the Fairest of Them All – In Poker?
What is the hottest topic of discussion today in the poker circuit? Who is the best Poker player in the world? This question is being raised all over. From home games in small cities to big time casinos, the debate continues. Internet poker sites have come up with different answers. Poker magazines have come with their opinions on the topic. One magazine claims that Californian John Phan is the leader. Another one names John Juanda as the best. Yet another magazine believes that the best player is none other than Chris “Jesus” Ferguson.
Poker players and poker organizations also are getting into the conflict. The International Poker Federation looks at Michael Gracz, the WPT and WSOP champion, as the best player in the world.