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Published: 1st June 2012 Written by Poker News
Updated: 4th December 2023

lockpoker revolution gamingLockPoker have officially left the merge gaming network today, and taken over the Cake Poker Network re-branding it to the Revolution Gaming Network.

Lock Poker is one of the most popular USA poker sites since Black Friday and claim to have 40% of merge gaming network’s traffic. With their departure from the merge network, it will be interesting to see how the traffic is affected over the next few weeks.

Revolution Gaming was formed by essentially splitting the biggest us poker network into two different networks, offering players faster cash outs and services. In retaliation merge network have reinstated rakeback offering players up to 35% on poker sites Carbon Poker and Aced.

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LockPoker Starts a Gaming Revolution

Lock Poker started out on the merge gaming network, and started running their own independent promotions and cash outs. LockPoker basically became the USA players choice poker room mainly due to the way they improved on merge gaming services.

Lock Poker decided it was time to move on when Merge Gaming canceled one of Lock Poker tournament series Lockops, causing tension between the poker site and their network. So the new Revolution Gaming Network name is quite fitting seeing as Lock Poker is basically starting a revolution in the poker industry.

Poker Traffic

Merge Gaming Network is currently the top USA poker network and is sitting in 7th place in reports, the network features several popular poker skins including: Carbon Poker, Aced Poker and PDC Poker.

Revolution Gaming Opened today and is already in 20th position on the poker traffic ranking site, this is expected to increase over the next few days/weeks. Lock Poker offer excellent poker promotions and a huge rooster of poker pros which include: Annette Obrestad, Melanie Weisner, Leo Margets, Chris Moorman and many more.

USA players will no doubt prefer Revolution Gaming over Merge Gaming mostly because they have great business ethics and offer players prompt payouts and regular poker promotions.

Lock Poker are offering one of the biggest bonuses in the industry 200% deposit bonus up to a maximum of $4,000.

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Here are some screen shots of the new Lock Poker, however real money poker games were not available to test at the time. It’s not much different from Cake Poker excepting for the slick grey/black color scheme. We can expect some more changes to take place over the next few weeks to what could possibly be the next biggest USA Poker site.