Global-Player.com was launched in 1999 and is licensed in the Caribbean island of Antigua. The company originally used its own software but then switched to Boss Media earlier this year for its online casino and poker operations.
Afters eight years in online casino operation, the online gaming firm, Universal Gaming Concepts Inc. has announced the closure of its online casino, Global-Player.com. The online gaming company decided to close its doors after evaluating economic issues in the business.
Chief Executive Officer for Universal Gaming Concepts, Giancarlo Bettini, said, “The current changes in the legal and economic landscape of the gaming industry has made it increasingly difficult for us to compete and retain our market share.”
“The strategic decision to cease operations while we are still in the position to satisfy our obligations to players, vendors, affiliates and staff reinforces our integrity and commitment to good business practices,” Bettini added.
Current dominoqq customers of Global-Player.com can cash out their account balances immediately, and requests will continue to be processed until December 30, 2007.
A statement on the website says, “Your account balance is available for immediate payout and you are encouraged to process your payout immediately to avoid delay.”
The statement continues, “If you have not requested your funds prior to our closing date, you must contact Support@Global-Player.com to have your payout requests processed manually.”
Full Tilt Poker Software Upgrade
Online poker room Full Tilt released a major software upgrade today, with a number of nice (albeit small) new features, including auto-rebuy options for ring games, SNG rematches, login history and more.
New features of the new Full Tilt Poker software includes the ability to set a predetermined amount (number of big blinds, as in 10 times the big blind, or 20 times the big blind, etc.) for future buy-in’s. Once you’ve set up your preference through the Full Tilt Poker lobby (under preferences) the software will default to that preference for all future buy ins.
Full Tilt Poker Heads up Sit n Go Rematches. Following every heads up sit n go match each player will be asked if they’d like to rematch.
Automatic Rebuys in Full Tilt Poker ring games (cash games). Pokerstars “Fast” table players will be familiar with this option, when you a player bites the felt (or loses all their chips) in a regular ring poker game, they are automatically rebought back in. The money to cover the rebuy is taken from the players account.
Holding your mouse over a players avatar will now reveal the country that player is playing from in addition to the player notes stored for each player. This is not a preference or an option, can’t be turned off.