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Australia gripped by addiction to poker machinesDec 15, 2017
A recent report by the Australia Institute has brought to light Australia’s addition to poker machines. The survey makes the revelation on the concentration of poker machines, finding – more machines are located in Australia than in any other country.
78 gold bracelet events at 2018 WSOPDec 14, 2017
The schedule of 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) has been announced. The 49th Annual World Series of Poker will run from May 29 to July 17, 2018. The next year’s event will host 78 gold bracelet events, an increase of four from this year. 2018 WSOP will feature nine new events, while five previous events have been deleted from the schedule.
Timothy Adams wins PokerStars Championship Prague €50,000 Super High RollerDec 13, 2017
The Canadian poker pro Timothy "Tim0thee" Adams has claimed the PokerStars Championship Prague €50,000 Super High Roller to take home the €555,000 prize money. In the heads-up for the title, Adams beat Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski.
Ryan Tosoc wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for nearly $2 millionDec 12, 2017
Ryan Tosoc has taken down the prestigious 2017 WPT Five Diamond to win $1,958,065 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The week-long 2017 World Poker Tour Five Diamond World Poker Classic $10,400 no-limit hold’em main event saw a record 812 entries, by far the largest field in this event’s history, playing for the title.
PPA urges players to push for legal online poker in New YorkDec 11, 2017
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has asked poker players to come in support for the legalization of online poker in New York. Pennsylvania has recently given the nod to online poker and became the fourth state to legalize internet gambling in the United States.
Maryland Poker reports revenue growth of 28 percentDec 8, 2017
The four casino poker rooms of Maryland have reported a combined $3.59 million in revenues for the month of November. The data revealed by state officials show that the rooms raked $40.6 million until November this year.
Chengdu Pandas crowned GPL China ChampionsDec 7, 2017
The Chengdu Pandas have emerged the champions in the first edition of the Global Poker League (GPL) China. Once on the brink of crashing out, the Chengdu Padas made an excellent comeback to advance through the playoffs and win the title to bag one million Yuan – approximately $151,000 – in cash.
2017 WPT Five Diamond kicks off; Brandon Meyers leadsDec 7, 2017
The World Poker Tour is here! The season XVI of WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic $10,400 Main Event kicked off at Bellagio on Tuesday.
Charles Johnson wins WSOP Cherokee Main EventDec 6, 2017
Charles Johnson, a 37-year-old management professional, has won the 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Cherokee $1,675 no-limit hold’em main event. He defeated a strong field of 957 entries to claim the first-place prize of $272,744 and his first WSOPC gold ring.
Franklin defeats Filatov to win Sunday Million TitleDec 5, 2017
Ryan "HITTHEPANDA" Franklin came out on top of a 5,914-strong field in the PokerStars Sunday Million to claim the title on Sunday. After collecting $159,701 in his biggest online cash win to date, Franklin took his lifetime online poker tournament winnings past $4.1 million.
Dan Smith wins WPT Five Diamond SHR $100K Title at BellagioDec 4, 2017
Dan Smith has claimed the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic $100,000 Super High Roller. A series of small WPT Five Diamond high roller events led to the WPT Five Diamond SHR at Bellagio in Las Vegas.
Amanda Gillard claims 2017 WSOP Sydney Ladies EventDec 4, 2017
Amanda Gillard has emerged as the winner of 2017 WSOP Sydney Circuit Ladies Event. The event attracted 117 female poker players from around the world. Gillard takes home $10,354 as the winnings from the $330 event.
Merit Poker Gangster Poker Cup payouts reach $2,057,000Dec 2, 2017
The recently concluded Merit Poker Gangster Poker Cup festival in North Cyprus was a grand success. Hosted by the five-star Merit Crystal Cove Casino and Resort from November 14 through 24, the poker event gave an extraordinary poker experience to all those who graced the event.
Adrian Mateos Claims 2017 Caribbean Poker Party $5,300 FinaleDec 2, 2017
Adrian Mateos, one of the brightest young talents on the live tournament poker circuit, has been on a great run this year, his latest big win being a title run in the 2017 Caribbean Poker Party $5,300 MILLIONS Finale. This was the fourth title of the year for the 23-year-old Spanish poker pro.
Eurasian Poker Tour (EAPT) Prague boasts over $2 million in prizesNov 29, 2017
The much awaited Eurasian Poker Tour (EAPT) Prague kicks off on December 8 at the Grandior Hotel Prague. The five-day poker event boasts three exciting tournaments, with $2 million in guaranteed prize pools.
888Live Local London kicks off at Aspers Casino from Nov 30Nov 28, 2017
Aspers Casino in London has regularly featured 888poker events since 888Live Local London Main Event in January 2015. The arena in Stratford, London is now set to host another edition of the prestigious 888Live Local London Main Event on November 30th.
UK & Ireland Online Poker Rankings: Beresford and Wilson on TopNov 24, 2017
David “Clarkson7” Clarkson makes the headlines in the recent update of the UK and Online climbing to 19th place. The rise in rankings for Clarkson, better known for his cash game prowess, is courtesy of the eighth-place finish in the partypoker $100K Gtd Uppercut, which was worth $1,390. The talented newbie is expected to further ascend in the rankings with the recent seventh place finish in the PokerStars $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $5,910 in cash.
Yaroshevskyy on Top at Master Classics of Poker AmsterdamNov 23, 2017
Igor Yaroshevskyy leads the Master Classics of Poker Amsterdam Main Event, followed by Lars Bonding and Marijn van Puffelen. On day 2 of the prestigious event in the Dutch capital, Joris "BillLewinsky" Ruijs too grabbed the attention of the onlookers.
Poker World turns to Sydney for Jewel in WSOP CircuitNov 22, 2017
The 2017 WSOP Sydney International Circuit Event begins on the 28th of November. The last year’s edition of the event had witnessed some of the largest tournament fields ever and also the biggest prize pools.
Mumbai All Stars win inaugural Match Indian Poker LeagueNov 21, 2017
The Mumbai All Stars team has been crowned the winner of the first poker league championship in India, Match Indian Poker League (Match IPL). The winning team will head to Oxford in England to represent India during next month’s Poker Nations Cup.
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