Tag Archives: Chris Welch

PKR Poker admits to financial woes

It appears that the future of industry legacy online poker operator PKR is in severe doubt, following its confirmation that it has ‘experienced recent financial difficulties and is in the process of taking professional advice’. This week, PKR’s website (PKR.com) has been offline for more than 48 hours, leading to player speculation regarding the operator’s future and abilities to trade.  This …

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PKR completes 3D migration to Microgaming MPN network

Online poker room PKR has confirmed its successful migration onto the Microgaming powered MPN poker network. The migration which was first announced in February of this year, sees PKR integrate its 3D poker software with MPN network services. PKR players will gain a boost in poker room liquidity by joining the larger poker network. Utilising Microgaming’s MPN Babelfish technology which …

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Microgaming becomes exclusive casino and poker provider to PKR

It has been announced that PKR has signed a deal with Microgaming. Best known for its 3D poker software and community, PKR will join forces with the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN), relaunch its Casino brand and create a new Vegas slots brand which’ll feature the latest Microgaming games.  PKR becomes the first operator to join the Microgaming Poker Network while …

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PKR sees Neil Alexander step down as CEO after just 2 months

Neil Alexander has stepped down as CEO of PKR after just two months leading the online poker operator. Alexander will be replaced by former bwin.party Group Poker Director Chris Welch. PKR confirmed the departure of Alexander to industry news source EGR Magazine yesterday, further confirming that Welch had been appointed as successor. Alexander a former Managing Director of German online …

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