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2016-10-28 14:35
New Poker Series 'The Final Table' On Air
A new poker show 'The Final Table' will air next Sunday, October 30th featuring Phil Hellmuth and Antionio Esfandiari on the CBS Sports Network.…
2016-10-28 14:16
Slight Increase In September In Nevada's Poker Rooms
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has published the revenue for September and Nevada's poker rooms have made a revenue of $8.44 million from cash games. This includes all live games as well as online play.…
2016-10-26 18:01
Next Two WSOP Europe's To Take Place In Rozvadov
The World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) has found a new home for the years 2017 and 2019 and will be hosted by the King's Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic, right at the border to Germany.…
2016-10-25 16:43
David Yan Wins The 25 750 EPT Malta High Roller
David Yan from New Zealand has won the EPT Malta High Roller event. He managed to beat a field of 46 players at the Portomaso Casino in St. Julian's. For his victory he received a price money of €465,800.…
2016-10-25 13:49
Hand Of The Year In WSOP Main Event 2016
William Kassouf was without a doubt the most talked person of this year's World Series of Poker Main Event even if he didn't make it to the November Nine.…
2016-10-22 12:01
EPT Malta Dietrich Fast takes down the 10 000 Single Re Entry High Roller
The EPT Malta kicked off with the €10,000 High Roller event and German Dietrich Fast was able to win it for €174,600.…
2016-10-19 10:14
The GPI Partners Up With Chinese Tencent Poker
The Global Poker Index (GPI) has announced a new partnership with China's largest online poker room, Tencent Poker. Players taking part in the Tencent Poker Tour will from now on get their points recognized by the GPI.…
2016-10-18 11:34
William Hill and Amaya End Merger Talks
According to reports William Hill and Amaya have stopped merger talks.…
2016-10-18 11:08
EPT Malta Kicks Off
Today the EPT Malta has been kicked off in the Portomaso Casino in the heart of St. Julian's.…
2016-10-17 11:59
Elton Tsang is the winner of the One Drop Extravaganza
Elton Tsang has done it. He won the biggest buy in event ever.…
2016-10-15 09:17
Good Start in the 1 000 000 One Drop Extravaganza
Yesterday the biggest buy in tournament in poker history celebrated its opening. Guy Laliberte, founder of Cirque du Soleil, is the organizer of the One Drop Super High Roller festival.…
2016-10-13 12:24
Newest 2016 Poker Hall of Fame Members announced
The Poker Hall of Fame has two new members as Todd Brunson and Carlos Mortensen were introduced to poker's most exclusive club.…
2016-10-13 10:15
New Poker Documentary 'Life of Cards' on air
On September 3 the new documentary series 'Life of Cards' premiered on Insight Television. The show consists of 10 episodes, each focusing on one accomplished poker pro. …
2016-10-07 05:24
Zachary Smiley wins WPT Maryland Live for 356 536
A total of 554 players paid $3,500 to enter the World Poker Tour Maryland Live! event, creating a pricepool of $1,772,800. In the end, it was medical school dropout Zachary Smiley who came out the strongest. He beat Ryan Belz heads-up to win the trophy and $356,536 (this price includes a $15,000 seat for the WPT Tournament of Champions).…
2016-10-04 10:41
Schedule for Big One for One Drop announced
Guy Laliberté's Monte Carlo One Drop Extravaganza, with a buy-in of €1 million, will kick off in a few weeks and 35 players have confirmed to participate. None of these players is a professional poker player, since the tournament is only accessible for recreational players.…
2016-10-04 05:18
PokerStars will be the exclusive sponsor of the Global Poker League
Mediarex Sports and Entertainment announced last Friday that PokerStars will be the main sponsor of the Global Poker League. According to the press release of PokerStars they will help GPL to improve the transisiton from a 'player experience' to 'fan experience'.…
2016-08-23 09:28
Fedor Holz wins 50 000 High Roller for 1 300 300
I'ts not even news anymore nowadays, Fedor Holz winning another High Roller tournament. This time it was the €50,000 High Roller at EPT Barcelona, where the wonderkid managed to win another one. 78 players bought in for €50,000 and the tournament saw another 24 re-entries, creating a total prize pool of €4,947,000. €1,300,300 of that was for the eventual winner, no one else than Fedor Holz.…
2016-08-22 11:19
Mohamed Samri wins Estrellas Main Event for 353 220
A whopping 3,447 players entered the €1,100 No-Limit Hold' em Estrellas Main Event, creating a total price pool of €3,343,590. Nine of those players returned on the final day, all chasing the prestigious trophy and complemented price money. …
2016-08-22 08:15
Nick Petrangelo wins EPT Barcelona High Roller for 413 000
The European Poker Tour Barcelona is running until August 28th, with a lot of prestigious titles to grab. A total of 240 players entered this year's High Roller, and Nick Petrangelo turned out the strongest, defeating Polish Marcin Chmielewski heads-up.…
2016-08-17 06:03
Former chairman David Baazov no longer with Amaya
Co-founder and former CEO of Amaya, David Baazov, has taken distance from all his positions in the company awaiting the accusations of 'insider trading'.…

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