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Big changes coming this year to Betfair Poker

Big changes coming this year to Betfair Poker

by Karolis posted Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:58AM changes coming this year to Betfair Poker changes coming this year to Betfair Poker

This is an important piece of news for all Ongame Network and iPoker Network affiliates, because the changes that are coming to Betfair Poker will have an impact on many of them. Especially, current and future affiliates of Betfair Poker that at the moment can sign up for $150 CPA and 25% Revenue Share Deal at Poker Affiliate World. The most significant changes will take place this summer but there are a few things you should know right now. If we won't have some answers you need here, contact us at PAW and we will help you out with whatever issues you might be having.

Betfair Poker change

So, what's the big news? One of the best-known sports betting, casino and online poker brands, Betfair Poker will overcome a big change in the upcoming days. Betfair Poker currently runs on Ongame Network but there is also a new version of Betfair launched as 'New Betfair Poker'. The new poker site will run as a part of iPoker Network Tier One along with world-class poker sites such as Winner Poker, Bet365, Paddy Power, Poker770, Titan, William Hill, etc. Do not worry, the old version will not go anywhere. It will become Classic Betfair and will continue to run on Ongame Network. At least until summer.

This kind of transitional phase will last for six months. In the end of this period, Classic Betfair Poker will be closed permanently. Naturally, poker affiliates as well as poker players must have a lot of questions considering this transfer – whether any affiliate and rakeback details will be changed, how will your poker funds be processed, etc. Below we will give you some of the most important details but for individual issues do not hesitate to contact us.

Betfair Poker move to iPoker: important things to know

• First and foremost, New Betfair Poker opens 21 January

• Probably essential for you, your affiliate deals will not be affected by the change

• Until closing of Classic Betfair in summer, 2013 there will be promotions running on both platforms.

• For the time being, existing players will be able to play on both platforms while new players will be automatically signed up to New Betfair Poker.

• Players will be able to keep their rakeback deal while all new players will be entitled to iPoker Loyalty Rewards Program that will be introduced as New Betfair Poker Rewards a week before the launch.

An extensive interview with Betfair Head of Poker Matt Mowlam about the move to iPoker has been released in today's Check it out for more details about the network switch.

We really hope that all the new generation affiliate tools available to you as an affiliate and outstanding player features will improve your experience with Betfair Poker. We hope that it will become easier to attract new players as well as keep them playing. As soon as we will have more Betfair Poker news concerning specific dates, the promotions or any other additional information, we will pass it on to you.