Calling a Spade a Club

By Brian Cullingworth, Last updated Mar 9, 2021

New poker community has many player facilities

Card Player Media has officially launched SpadeClub, a new poker community for players of all skill levels that seeks to enhance online poker by adding additional features such as player profiles, exclusive tools and tips, and over $100 000 each month in cash prizes.

SpadeClub operates under sweepstakes and promotions law which means the poker tournaments, sit-and-gos, and other games hosted by SpadeClub are not considered gambling in 35 states and many more countries. The private club is based on a subscription model whereby exclusive members pay $19.99 per month for easy entrance to all available tournaments and have access to a superabundance of community features and poker tips. SpadeClub also offers a free basic membership that offers limited freeroll tournaments and access to limited community features.

SpadeClub rules are simple; each player has the ability to win points through tournaments and sit-and-gos. These points can be used for daily tournaments with point, token, or cash prizes awarded. Tokens can be cashed in for a place at the $5 000 weekly and $40 000 monthly main events.

Exclusive membership offers many community features.. Exclusive members can create profiles with bios, interests, blogs and a friends list. Profiles also feature all the badges of achievement the member has earned including recognition for hands played, final tables achieved, bounties and more. Exclusive members will receive access to poker tips and tools at the table. Promotions available include a two week free trial of exclusive membership and refer-a-friend where members can earn up to $20 in membership money per friend referred.

SpadeClub is powered by Card Player Media and operated within the United States. Behind SpadeClub and Card Player Media there is Barry Shulman, Card Player Media’s CEO, and a knowledge poker author and noted poker professional.

Brian Cullingworth

Infopowa news was a staple of Casinomeister’s news from 2000 until 2019. Brian Cullingworth was the main writer, contributor, and was one of the most knowledgeable persons I have ever known involved in the online casino industry.

We first met in January 2001 at the ICE in London where I observed him going booth to booth interviewing online casino, software, and licensing jurisdiction representatives. Brian was also heavily involved with our forum as “Jetset“, he was involved as an informal consultant to eCOGRA, the OPA, and was a player advocate who assisted countless aggrieved players with his connections to industry folks. He also published “Casino Cautions” via Infopowa news for quite a number of years. These can be found in our news archives.

His passing in February 2019 was a dark day for us. He will be forever missed.

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