Details to come, but we have direct confirmation of a story that emerged earlier today: Lock Poker is leaving Merge and has apparently purchased the Cake Poker Network.
From Lock Affiliate Manager Shane Bridges on PokerAffiliateListings:
Official press is coming shortly, can confirm its true.
Shouldn’t be long before some skinny emerges on what motivated the move. We’ll also know before too long just how important Lock was to Merge.
G911 was first to break the news via Twitter:
— gambling911 (@gambling911) May 6, 2012
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