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Jesse Mills Wins 2015 WSOP Baltimore Event For $106,305
March 5th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The World Series of Poker Circuit made its latest stop at the Horseshoe Baltimore in Maryland, and Event #2 $365 No-Limit Hold’em Re-entry managed to attract a huge field of 2,403 players, making it the largest tournament ever to take place in the Free State.... 

France Mulls Online Poker Pool Sharing
March 5th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

The French online poker market has consistently been contracting since regulation was introduced in 2010, and in the fourth quarter of 2014 revenues shrunk once more by 12%, with cash game revenues now down by a third over the last three years. In addition to restrictive... 

Carlo Savinelli Wins Winamax High Roller Event
March 4th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The Winamax Poker Tour was held at the Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, the city’s only such venue following the closure of the Aviation Club de France last month. Its €1,520 WiPT High Roller event subsequently attracted 176 players to create a prize pool... 

Spin & Go’s May Offer Opportunity For Profit After All!
March 4th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Following PokerStars’ introduction of Spin & Go tournaments, there was an uproar from the site’s online grinders who saw the new format as drawing recreational players away from their usual stomping grounds to one where regular players enjoyed little... 

Twitch Attracting New Fan Base To Online Poker
March 4th, 2015 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Online Poker News

The introduction of hole card technology in 1997, followed by Chris Moneymaker’s 2003 WSOP Main Event victory helped spark the “poker boom”, but by 2006 surging interest in the game was struck a blow after the UIGEA was introduced, and the game... 

Eric Fung Wins Baby Dragon
March 3rd, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The Macau Poker Cup 22 is now underway in China’s only gambling resort, with the 17-day long tournament series scheduled to run through to March 15th. After three events played all indications show it will be a bumper year for the popular series, which has... 

Macau Casino Revenues Free Fall 49% In February
March 3rd, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Macau’s casino market has continued to go from bad to worse, after the island’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau released February results revealing a record 49% decline in revenues to $2.45 billion. That figure surpasses the previous record... 

Top Poker Tweets From The Pros: American Poker Awards, Twitch
March 3rd, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the best poker tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past week: American Poker Awards Chad Allan Holloway “As usual, @RealKidPoker spot on w/ his analysis, this time from #AmericanPokerAwards on what we need to do... 

Michael Mizrachi Launches Last-Longer Tournament Betting Platform
March 2nd, 2015 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Online Poker News

Florida poker professional Michael Mizrachi has turned his hands to many businesses over the years, including running gold stores, the Mizrachi Dealer Academy, and promoting bitcoin-only poker site GetLuckyPoker.com. Now the 3-times WSOP bracelet winner has announced... 

Inaugural American Poker Awards Held At SLS Beverly Hills In California
March 2nd, 2015 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under General Poker News

Last weekend, TV personality Kara Scott hosted the first ever American Poker Awards at the SLS Beverly Hills and the well attended ceremony proved a great success with a total of 13 players and industry workers being honored for their contributions to the industry. Picking... 

Fraser Bellamy Wins 2015 Sky Poker UKPC For £200k
March 2nd, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

A total of 813 players entered the £1,100 Sky Poker UK Poker Championships Main Event at the Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, and three days later it was Fraser Bellamy who walked away with the winner’s trophy, as well as the £200,000 first place prize. The... 

Portugal’s Online Gaming Bill Could Be Approved This Month
February 27th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

While Portugal’s parliament approved its online gambling bill last summer, the country’s Council of Ministers decided to postpone final approval until a series of adjustments were considered. More than seven months later, and a revised version of the... 

Jason Somerville Becomes Team PokerStars Pro
February 27th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

At a time when poker sites have been downsizing their stable of sponsored pros, Jason Somerville has become the first high-profile poker pro in some time to be offered a lucrative sponsorship deal with the world’s biggest site, PokerStars. Over the years... 

Top Poker Tweets Of The Week: Jungleman’s Bail Money Returned, Tilly’s Oscar Party
February 27th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the top poker tweets coming from the pros over the past week: Daniel Negreanu “The #1 most important trait required to be a top poker player is self awareness- understanding how you are perceived and exploiting it. IMHO” Jason... 

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