Hollywood Poker on Monday shut down for business without any further notice. Player accounts and balances are still available, but have now been moved to RedKings Poker.
On Monday, Ongame Network's Hollywood Poker shut down for business without any further notice.
The closure of the room came abruptly and without any further warning, with a message on the company's website
simply explaining that Hollywood has stopped offering online poker
Instead, all Hollywood Poker player accounts and balances have now been migrated to RedKings, the message explains.
"Hollywood Poker has stopped offering online poker. So that you can continue playing, we have arranged a transfer of your account with your entire account balance to RedKings, a leading gaming site offering superb casino and poker games
in a secure environment," the statement reads.
"Please be informed that your Hollywood Poker account, along with your entire account balance, has been transferred over to RedKings. Your nickname and password will remain the same," it concludes.
There have been no further explanations as to why Hollywood Poker has chosen to abruptly pull the plug on its poker offering, but a thread on TwoPlusTwo has seen former customers speculate that the site may have had financial troubles, leading it to force through a sudden move to RedKings in order to preserve player balances.
Hollywood poker was first launched in 2004 and was popular among a small segment of Ongame players and had promotional deals running with among others WPT commentator Vince Van Patten and actor James Woods.
The site in 2009 added a casino section to its offering, but this too seems to be inactive at the time of writing.