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Full Tilt Now A Recreational Centric Poker Platform
July 31st, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

While PokerStars has always held the biggest tournaments and been the undisputed king of the tournament scene, Full Tilt, on the other hand, used to be the site where nosebleed cash players went to battle it out at the highest stakes, including the likes of Phil... 

Spain Loses Its Third Biggest Poker Site
July 31st, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

Since Spain regulated online poker in 2011, the market has come to be dominated by PokerStars.es and 888poker which between them account for around 90% of the country’s cash game players. The next three biggest operators subsequently attract less than 10%... 

‘All Men Are Created Equal Except In The Casino’ Explains Pit Manager
July 31st, 2015 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Casino News

Money talks, and nowhere is that more true than at a casino where the management extends all types of courtesies to its wealthiest patrons, whilst tolerating all manner of abuse in its attempt to satisfy its big spending customers. As Mohegan Sun pit manager Glen... 

William Wachter Is Oldest Player Ever To Cash In A WSOP Main Event
July 30th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under WSOP News

The WSOP Main Event has been running for 46-years during which time the oldest person ever to win the prestigious tournament was the 1974 champion Johnny Moss, aged 66. Back then, however, just 16 players took place in the event, and as its popularity has grown... 

Top Poker Tweets Of The Week: Hellmuth At Pinehurst, Bellande Cruise
July 30th, 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: Phil Hellmuth (photo) “Very lucky and honored to drive a cart around Pinehurst #2 w Mori Eskandani.. PIC: me and @WSOPsuitD in posing in front of the Payne Stewart... 

Man Struck By Roulette Ball Suing Casino For $300k
July 30th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Every day gamblers risk harm to both life and limb as they gather by the side of a roulette table and place their bets, almost oblivious to the ever present danger that the roulette ball might accidentally become airborne and strike them straight in the face. Well,... 

Neymar Jr Raises $100K At Charity Poker Event
July 29th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under General Poker News

In May, PokerStars signed Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr as a brand ambassador, and in his first official engagement representing the site the 23 year-old hosted a charity poker event on the sidelines of the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) currently underway... 

Bart Lybaert Wins FPS Lille Main Event For €122,000
July 29th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Over the past week, the “France Poker Series Lille” has been in full swing at the Hotel Casino Barrière, with the biggest draw of the 14 event tournament series being its Main Event. A total of 745 players subsequently entered the competition, and after three... 

Kelly Minkin An Inspiration For Women Poker Players Everywhere
July 28th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News, WSOP News

Each year the WSOP Main Event draws more attention than any other poker tournament on the planet, and as well as the glory reserved for its ultimate champion, there is also an unofficial accolade to be won for being the competition’s ‘Last Woman Standing’.... 

Grandmother Presses Wrong Slots Button, Wins $33,858
July 28th, 2015 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Casino News

Sometimes the best things happen by chance, and that was certainly the case for one lucky Canadian slots player from Amherstview in Ontario, who pressed the wrong button on the China Shores machine she was playing to release a series of free spins which eventually... 

Blake Bohn Wins Second MSPT Title In Iowa For $101,229
July 28th, 2015 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Blake Bohn has won the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Meskwaki Casino in Iowa, after besting a field of 410 players over two days on his way to capturing the title, and collecting its $101,229 first place prize. Since being established in 2009, the MSPT has steadily... 

WPFH Recruits Gaming Law Expert Martin Owens
July 27th, 2015 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Poker News

In an effort to promote poker and help develop the industry as a whole, the World Poker Fund Holdings (WPFH) has now recruited Martin Owens to become the company’s chief adviser, a role he is more than qualified to undertake having specialized in online gaming... 

Poker Tweets From The Pros: Food, Weird Goings On
July 27th, 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: Food Daniel Negreanu “On a 1am pursuit of food in the middle of nowhere lol! No room service and no food at casino but I will find a way!” Doyle... 

Felipe ‘Mojave14’ Ramos Signs With PokerStars
July 27th, 2015 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News, Poker Sites News

Brazilian pro Felipe Ramos has just signed a sponsorship deal to become the latest member of “Friend of PokerStars”, a friendship which comes with a patch and whose famous former recruits include 2015 November Niner Pierre Neuville. One of Ramos’ first... 

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