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Global Poker Championships Set To Start Eagle Cup In OctoberSep 23, 2017
The Global Poker Championships is set to start off in October with the Eagle Cup, an online tournament series. The tournament has 150 events scheduled with more than $1.25 million guaranteed in combined prizes.
Steffen Sontheimer Grabs The Inaugural Poker Masters Purple JacketSep 22, 2017
Steffen Sontheimer, German poker pro, has won the first ever Poker Masters Event. Sontheimer made cash winnings in four of his five tournaments made of unique series and won two titles along the way. His total winnings during the entire week in the tournaments totalled $2,733,000. The player with the highest win was awarded the first ever Poker Masters purple jacket.
Poker Community Comes Forward To Help Mexico Earthquake Tragedy VictimsSep 21, 2017
More than 250 people were killed, and many were injured when the outskirts of Mexico city was hit by an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude. Damage was to such an extent that the quake led to the collapse of more than 30 buildings.
German Poker Players Rule The Poker Masters Final EventSep 21, 2017
German poker pro, Fedor Holz is leading in the $100,000 buy-in Poker Masters series final event.
Online Poker Regulation In Michigan Still Holds A Chance In 2017Sep 19, 2017
Soon after a lawmaker gave a new proposal to the online poker games, lawmakers in Michigan are discussing the merits of the regulating online casino games.
Brandon Adams Wins The Poker Masters Event #4 By Defeating Doug PolkSep 18, 2017
The Poker Masters Event #4, $50,000 No Limit Hold’em held at the ARIA Resort and Casino saw some 39 entrants registering. The only player that emerged out as the winner by the end of the event was Brandon Adams with winnings of $819,000 in top prize place.
University Of Ottawa Offers Poker 101 CourseSep 18, 2017
Tables are turning for poker. As the game is infamous for being the reason to drop out from college for many, soon students would be attending the college for the same. Despite being a fun game and a hard way to make a comfortable living, poker is also an excellent educational tool.
Bryn Kenney Wins The Poker Masters Event #3 To Occupy The Second Position For The Poker Masters Purple JacketSep 17, 2017
Bryn Kenney won The Poker Masters Event #3 and collected $960,000 in the winnings. Around 48 players entered the Poker Masters Event #3, a $50,000 No limit hold’em event. Only about seven players returned to action on Saturday.
With The Introduction Of Gambling Amendment Bill, Australia Bans Online PokerSep 16, 2017
The government in Australia has implemented the Gambling Amendment Bill on Wednesday rendering online poker illegal in Australia. The Australian government has however confirmed that it is seriously considering potentially legalising online poker and introducing an overall licensing framework.
Real Money Poker Apps Go Live In Google Play StoreSep 14, 2017
Google Play mobile app store customers in the UK can now download real money poker apps from PokerStars, partpoker and 888poker. The app store relaxed its rules for the real money gambling to be in pace with the Apple’s App Store rules, back in July.
Poker Community To Help Victims Of The Two Hurricanes Through Global Poker TournamentSep 13, 2017
Players at Global Poker scheduled this Sunday, September 17 can show their support to the victims of the Hurricane Harvey and Irma through their participation in a charity tournament.
2017 WSOPE At The Czech Republic Announces €5 M In Main Event Guaranteed Prize PoolSep 13, 2017
The already larger than life 2017 WSOPE poker festival with the initial guaranteed prize pool of €4 million has announced the event to get bigger with the increase in the prize to €5m in the €10,300 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The champion of the event can now walk away with a guaranteed at least a €1m payday along with the championship gold bracelet.
888poker Announces Launch Of XL EclipseSep 8, 2017
888poker is launching on September 10, XL Eclipse. It will have 197 events on its schedule and spans over 15 days. It is a huge event, where the players are being offered a huge value based on buy-in level.
Hurricane Irma To Affect The Poker Industry In FloridaSep 8, 2017
The poker rooms across the state, especially to the south of Florida are likely to shut down until the storm passes away. According to the National Hurricane Centre, about a dozen card rooms are expecting the hurricane by the early Sunday morning in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area.
PokerStars Introduces Major Change In Its Multiple Seat Entry Through Satellite PolicySep 7, 2017
PokerStars rolled out yet another major change in its online poker policies, this time removing the chance for players to earn multiple seats of their live tournaments via satellites. It will bring about a huge change from the traditional way, where players found satellites to profit their efforts past the initial tournament seat.
William Kassouf Slow Rolls Opponent On “Live At The Bike”Sep 6, 2017
Habitual slow poker player, William Kassouf lived up to his reputation in a recent game outside of Los Angeles.
Fedor Holz Partners With Partypoker, As The Site Sets To Compete With PokerStarsSep 5, 2017
Top German poker-pro, Fedor Holz announced his partnership with PartyPoker through his twitter handle. The move comes as a marketing quest to uplift the profile of the poker site in a bid to overtake PokerStars, which is the top performer as the best place to play poker online.
John Hesp Reveals He’s In Talks About A Movie On His Poker JourneySep 5, 2017
John Hesp made an appearance for the first time after finishing 4th in the WSOP $10,000 Main Event. Hesp reported the local newspaper he’s in talks about, a movie made on his life.
Jeremy Meacham Takes Down The First Place In The 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods Main EventSep 4, 2017
Poker-pro Jeremy Meacham won the 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods Main Event in his third time entering the event after 2015, 2016 and finally this year. Meacham won the event and took away the prize of over $156,000, along with the coveted gold ring, after beating a pool of 486 players.
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