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2016-06-07 12:34
Robert Mizrachi wins fourth WSOP bracelet in 10 000 Seven Card Stud Championship
Robert Mizrachi started the final table of Event #3, the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship, as chipleader. Despite being a very tough final table, with the likes of Ted Forrest, David Benyamine and George Danzer, Mizrachi managed to scoop the win and earn his fourth WSOP bracelet.…
2016-06-02 17:50
German family party Rainer Kempe beats Fedor Holz heads up and wins the 300.000 Super High Roller Bowl
49 high rollers from all over the world paid $300.000 to enter the Super High Roller Bowl in the Aria Casino in Las Vegas. Last night seven of them returned, all competing for the $5 million first price. The Germans were unbeatable, and Rainer Kempe drew the longest straw beating Holz heads-up to take home the cash and the title.…
2016-05-31 12:51
Talal 'raidalot' Shakerchi wins 10K SCOOP Main Event
The SCOOP-series have come to an end, and the most prestigious tournament of them all, the $10K SCOOP (H) Main Event was won by hedge fund manager and pokerfanatic Talal Shakerchi. To be able to do that, he had to beat a strong field of 824 entries.…
2016-05-31 12:26
Mike 'T mex' McDonald wins EPT player of the year award
For a long time it looked as if Steve O'Dwyer was going to take down the EPT player of the year award, but Tímex has beaten O'Dwyer by less than a single point to take down the Season 12 European Poker Tour Player of the Year.…
2016-05-18 12:47
Dario Sammartino wins the 21 000 NLH 8 Max High Roller
The 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship Of Online Poker (SCOOP) is the place to turn a small buy-in into big money, and possibly a prestigious SCOOP-title. That is exactly what Dario “Secret_M0d3” Sammartino did, although the buy-in wasn't to be called small.…
2016-05-10 13:37
On Tuesday May 17th Full Tilt and PokerStars will continue on one network
After the announciaton in February that PokerStars and Full Tilt would join hands by sharing their player traffic on one network, online pokerplayers were waiting until this would be realized. One week from now the wait will be over.…
2016-05-09 02:25
The definite schedule of the Spring Championship of Online Poker 2016
The SCOOP kicked off today, and below are all the tournaments you can play in this year's prestigious SCOOP-events on PokerStars. All the times are in Central European Time.…
2016-05-07 12:13
Fabian Quoss wins EPT Grand Final 50.000 Super High Roller
Fabian Quoss managed to bink the €50.000 Single-Day Super High Roller at the 2016 EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo for €849.059. In heads-up play he made a deal with no one less than fellow German Ole Schemion, who won the €100.000 Super High Roller two days earlier for nearly €1.6 million.…
2016-05-06 15:39
Chance Kornuth wins 10.000 High Roller after 3 way deal
American poker pro Chance Kornuth has had an amazing year so far, winning the A$25K event during the Aussie Millions in January and finishing second in the €25K event in Dublin 2 weeks after. Kornuth shows he's planning to continue his streak after winning the €10K High Roller during the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo for €351.108.…
2016-05-06 15:09
Ole Schemion wins EPT Grand Final 100.000 Super High Roller for 1.597.800
A total of 46 unique players bought in for €100K in the Super High Roller during the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo. 15 players opted to rebuy after busting early, creating a total prize pool of €5.978.000. The first price money was originally €1.775.500 with eight players reaching the money.…
2016-04-28 20:34
Maurice Hawkins wins second WSOP Circuit Main Event in a row
Maurice Hawkins, a Florida-rooted professional poker player, won his third gold ring and second Main Event of this month. In previous years Hawkins has won a total of four more rings, which made his last earned ring his seventh gold ring.…
2016-04-25 10:23
Olivier Busquet beats JC Alvarado in MMA fight
Most poker players aren't shy of a little side-action. This includes poker giants Olivier Busquet and JC Alvarado, who decided months ago they were going to fight eachother in the ring, obviously with a little cash on the line.…
2016-04-25 10:02
Dutch Farid Yachou wins WPT Tournament of Champions for 381 600
On Friday, April 22th, 64 players paid $15,000 and started at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in Hollywood. Last night, two days later, it was Dutch amateur Farid Yachou who was undefeatable, earning him the money, a WPT-title and a lot of extra goodies.…
2016-04-22 12:02
David Chino Rheem wins third World Poker Tour title at Seminole Hard Rock
Chino Rheem scored his third World Poker Tour title at the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Seminole Hard Rock Finale #22. He beat a field of 342 entries, earning himself $705,885 and becoming the fourth player to score triple WPT titles.…
2016-04-21 16:23
888Poker starts collaboration with Kings Casino
The third biggest online poker room will collaborate with the biggest and most succesful casino in Europe. Tournaments and cashgames are on the planning.…
2016-04-14 13:27
Schedule for the 47th annual Worls Series of Poker
On June 1st the most prestigious tournament series in poker will kick off again in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a total of 69 events in all kinds of poker variants, this year's WSOP will once again attract the best players in the world. Below the schedule of all the tournaments.…
2016-04-08 13:15
The Global Poker League launches
According to their website, The Global Poker League (GPL) is “GPI's answer to modern mainstream, audience-centric poker competition with a team based, zero buy-in structure and games played out online, in studio &live at iconic venues and events.” Teams of different regions compete against eachother in a series of different games and formats.…
2016-03-21 23:58
New Jersey first state to launch PokerStars
After a soft launch last week, PokerStars is now live and available in the state of New Jersey. New Jersey is the first state to legalize online poker again. PokerStars' parent company, Amaya Gaming, revealed Monday that it received 'technical approval' from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to start the full launch of PokerStars NJ.…
2016-03-21 15:27
Canadian poker player a.urli wins special edition Sunday Million for just shy of a million dollars
March 20th was all about the 10th anniversary of the prestigious Sunday Million on PokerStars. The 45,353 individual entries and 9,706 re-entries created a total prize pool of $11,011,800.00. In the end, a.urli managed to take home the biggest chunk of that price money, bagging $970,000 after a 4-way deal.…
2016-03-05 13:28
Dietrich Fast wins WPT LA Classic for just over 1 million
After six days of poker German poker pro Dietrich Fast beat Mike Shariati heads-up at the final table of the LA Poker Classic, earning himself his first WPT title and the first price money of $1,000,800.…

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