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Poker Tweets Of The Week: US Politics, Hastings Career Options
August 28th, 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: US Politics Daniel Negreanu “If you entered the country illegally and are still in the U.S. would you be offended by being called an illegal immigrant? It’s... 

Martin Finger Wins EPT Barcelona High Roller For €865,900
August 28th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The EPT Barcelona €25,000 High Roller has originally scheduled as a one day event, but the huge turnout of 118 players, and 34 rebuys meant the tournament had to be extended to a second day before a winner could be determined. That champion turned out to be German... 

Resorts Casino Now Profitable And Awaiting PokerStars Decision
August 27th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Five years ago, Resorts Casino Hotel was struggling to survive in Atlantic City’s declining gambling market, but while four of the Garden State’s other venues have since gone out of business, Resorts has been benefiting from the reduced level of competition.... 

YouTube Gaming A Threat To Twitch?
August 27th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

Since going online in 2011, Twitch has grown to enjoy a virtual monopoly of the live streaming gaming arena, but the Amazon owned site’s dominance may soon be threatened after Google launched its own platform this week, called YouTube Gaming. Commenting on... 

Vance Fitzgerald Triumphs At 2015 Arizona State Poker Championship
August 26th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Vance Fitzgerald has won the 2015 Arizona State Poker Championship, after overcoming a field of 1,580 players over five days on his way to capturing the title, and walking away with its $253,600 first place prize. The annual event has been running for 11 year,... 

Neymar Jr Too Young For PokerStars UK Ad Campaign
August 26th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under General Poker News

Soccer legend Neymar Jr has an estimated fortune of $31 million, and recently the Brazilian has been featured in PokerStars’ Dream Team Collection marketing campaign, alongside Ronaldo Nazari and Christiano Ronaldo. However, PokerStars has now been forced... 

Sylvain Loosli Wins EPT Barcelona Super High Roller For €1.224m
August 26th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The 2015 European Poker Tour Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller attracted 85 players and 14 rebuys to create a prize pool worth €4,753,485 ($5,366,197). Three days later, and it would be French pro Sylvain Loosli who would emerge atop of the field to claim... 

Film Director Antony Vidmer Wins 2015 CPPT Jacksonville
August 25th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Film director and recreational poker player Antony Vidmer has just won the Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) Jacksonville main event, after besting a field of 390 players on his way to capturing the title, as well as its $83,838 first place prize. Writer and director... 

Jason Somerville Wins $100 Spin & Go For $2,500
August 25th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

On Thursday, August 20th, Jason “jcarver” Somerville was just about to finish streaming his latest Twitch.tv session when he decided to entertain his audience with a last punt at one of PokerStars’ $100 Spin & Go’s, the highest buy-in... 

Poker Tweets From The Pros: Brunson Rickrolled, Somerville Wins $100 Spin & Go
August 25th, 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: Todd Brunson “I swear if I can somehow find out who put this stupid rick astley song in my head 3 days ago I will kill u and ur whole freakin family!!!” PokerNews “Team... 

Delaware iGambling Revenues Down 17.6% In July
August 24th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

Delaware’s online gambling market tumbled to $142,083 in July, lower by 17.6% from the $172,496 that was generated in the same month last year. Compared to the previous month, revenues were higher by 30%, although June’s tally of $108,692 was the lowest... 

Jason Somerville Signs Partnership Deal With DraftKings
August 24th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

At a time when sponsorship deals are hard to come by for poker players, Jason Somerville seems to be more in demand than ever before. After his previous site, Ultimate Poker, shut down in Nevada, the 28 year-old pro was soon snapped up by PokerStars before subsequently... 

Lynn Gilmartin Wins 2015 EPT Barcelona Women’s Event
August 24th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

This year’s EPT Barcelona Women’s Event had to be extended after 148 ladies entered the tournament, 45% more than the 102 who played in 2014. After breaking at 5am with seven players left, Day 2 then saw the final table action resume, with none other... 

Pittsburgh Casino Loses $1.49m Cocktail Waitress Lawsuit
August 21st, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino has just been ordered to pay one of its cocktail waitress $150,000 in compensatory damages, and another $999,000 in punitive damages after a high-rolling patron sexually harassed her back in 2014. While the casino banned the... 

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