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Poker Pros Lindgren And Schoenberg Marry In Florida
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Poker’s golden couple Erick Lindgren, 34, and Erica Schoenberg, 33, have finally tied the knot after dating for over a year. The US couple are now officially an item having got married in Santa Barbara, Florida on Saturday and in addition to the family and... 

WSOP 2011 Gets Underway Today
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Today the 42nd World Series of Poker gets underway at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. This world renowned tournament series will now run for a month and a half between May 31st and July 19th and award a record 58 gold bracelets, culminating in... 

Full Tilt Solvency Statement Fails To Impress
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Apparently Full Tilt’s recent statement designed to allay the monetary concerns of thousands of its stranded US customers has done little to ease the increasing tide of impatient account holders. Along with PokerStars, Full Tilt was indicted by the US Department... 

Player Wins £345,253 Online Slots Jackpot
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, May 30th, 2011

One lucky William Hill’s customer is waking up to a whole new world of possibilities after scooping a £345,253 ($568,650) slots jackpot on the site this month. Torquay newsagent Peter Brown, 44, had just spent a single pound on the Leprechauns’ Luck online... 

Poker Nightmare As $60k Winnings Confiscated By Cake Poker
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, May 30th, 2011

Having won $60,000 playing poker over a four day period, an online poker player is now waking up to a nightmare scenario after Cake Poker decided to confiscate the money. Apparently, the winning player known online as “Tony Guoga” (no connection to... 

WPT Spanish Championships Won By Lukas Berglund
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, May 30th, 2011

Lukas Berglund has just triumphed at the WPT Spanish Championships, after overcoming a field of 216 players over five days to take down the title, and collect the €206,000 ($294,337) first place prize. The €3,500 buy-in tournament was held at the Casino Barcelona,... 

Gus Hansen Up $4 Million In 2011
Written by M. Rhodes | Saturday, May 28th, 2011

By August 2010, Gus Hansen’s time spent playing cash poker at Full Tilt hit an all time low when his results showed a $9 million loss over a four year period. However, in September, 2010 the talented Danish tournament player then captured his first ever WSOP... 

Spain Issues First Online Gaming Licence
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, May 27th, 2011

Spain has now joined other European countries such as France, Italy and Estonia, and issued its first online gambling license. A few weeks ago, Spain’s Congress paved the way for a regulated online gambling market within its own borders and now it has been reported... 

Patrik Antonius Slips After Huge Downswing
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, May 27th, 2011

Having seen his Full Tilt profits sky-rocket over the past few weeks, Patrik Antonius has now encountered some major turbulence which has decimated much of his earlier gains. Post Black-Friday, Patrik Antonius made $2,320,431 profits in April alone and mid-May... 

WSOPC Southern Regional Championship Won By AJ Jejelowo
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, May 23rd, 2011

AJ Jejelowo has just won the 2011 WSOPC Southern Regional Championship, after overcoming a field of 75 players over four days to lift the title, and collect the $235,956 first place prize. The 27-year-old is a graduate from John Hopkins University and now works...