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Swedish Gambling Market In A State Of Flux
04 Sep 2019
Swedish poker pro Simon Brandstrom won his second poker title in Barcelona this year earlier this week, capturing the record-setting main event at EPT Barcelona. The €5,300 No-Limit Hold’em tournament drew a record crowd of 1,988 players. That topped the previously record of 1,931 players in an EPT main event that was set in Barcelona
US Casinos Generate $3.4BN In September
28 Aug 2019
Spanish poker pro Juan Pardo did the unthinkable at EPT Barcelona this week, after he won back-to-back No-Limit Hold’em High Roller tournaments. Pardo’s first win came in the €25,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller. The tournament had a 70-player field, and for outlasting them all Pardo cashed €491,600, or $545,676 US. Most of the attention wasn’t
Phil Ivey Biggest Online Poker Loser of 2015
24 Aug 2019
Phil Ivey’s legal saga with the Borgata is finally starting to hit him in the wallet. Reports surfaced earlier this week that the Borgata has successfully garnished Ivey’s winnings from the 2019 World Series of Poker to begin paying back the $10 million they are owed. The legal saga between Ivey and the Borgata stretches
888 poker
20 Aug 2019
This year’s XL Eclipse Series is set to run at 888 Poker from September 12 to 22 with 34 events on the schedule. The series includes low and high buy-in tournaments to accommodate poker players of all budgets and bankrolls. If you’re interested in the bigger money events with the bigger guarantees then clear your
Partypoker Bans All Tracking Software
17 Aug 2019
Orpen Kisacikoglu may not play poker fulltime, but the Turkish businessman still knows his way around a poker table. Kisacikoglu was the last man standing this week at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Europe Triton €100,000 Super High Roller. He outlasted a 32-player field made up of some of the best and most successful poker players
WPT Spanish Championship Won By Ali Tekintamgac
15 Aug 2019
For the second straight year the World Poker Tour will be taking a special trip through Asia during Season XVIII. The WPT announced their second “Asia Swing” during series scheduled to take place in Vietnam, Japan and South Korea this September. The Asia Swing will consist of nine tournaments (three at each stop) with points
Aymon Hata and Ivan Leow Win Triton Poker Events at LIVE MILLIONS Russia
10 Aug 2019
The Triton Poker London Super High Roller main event concluded earlier this week with Wai Kin Yong topping a record field. The £100,000 tournament drew a 130-player field which was a new record high for a Triton Poker main event. Yong outlasted them all to pocket $3,161,868. That seven figure cash increased his overall live-poker
WPT DeepStacks To Make Historic Stop in Texas
06 Aug 2019
Aaron Zang made history over the weekend after winning the Triton Million Charity Invitational No-Limit Hold’em tournament. The high roller tournament set a new record for the largest buy-in in poker history at £1,050,000, which converts to approximately $1.77 million US. A total of 54 entrants ponied up the nearly $2 million buy-in. For outlasting
World Poker Tour Sold To Chinese Company For $35 Million
02 Aug 2019
The 18th season of the World Poker Tour kicked off last week with the premiere event of the new season – the WPT Garden Poker Festival. Played at the Gardens Casino in Los Alamito California, the $5,000 main event ended up with a 373-player field. That led to a $1,753,100 prize pool. The bulk of
New Software Rattles Heads-Up Poker Player
26 Jul 2019
The future takeover of the human race by Skynet may end up starting at the poker table. A new paper released last week in the academic journal Science reported on a new poker playing AI bot that has taken AI to another level. The AI poker player dubbed Pluribus played and won at a six-player
pennsylvania online poker
23 Jul 2019
Previous reports that stated online poker would launch in the state of Pennsylvania on July 15 have proven to be wrong. July 15th came and went last week and no online poker rooms went live in the Keystone State. Nearly two years have passed since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf legalized online gambling in the state.
Update Day 1B: WSOP 2010 Main Event Winners And Losers
17 Jul 2019
The second largest main event in World Series of Poker history has been won by Hussein Ensan. The 55-year-old poker player outlasted a field of 8,569 players to wins poker’s biggest prize and $10 million. It was Ensan’s first WSOP win and by far the largest cash of his poker career. Heading into the main
Negreanu and Polk Feuding Again!
16 Jul 2019
In the event with the biggest buy-in at this year’s World Series of Poker, Keith Tilston claimed his first WSOP bracelet. The high roller player was the last man standing in the $100,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller tournament. Along his first WSOP bracelet Tilston also pocketed the largest cash of his live-poker career, $2,792,406. The
Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 5)
13 Jul 2019
Another seven-figure cash has been paid out at the 2019 World Series of Poker. The $50,000 Final Fifty No-Limit Hold’em tournament concluded at the WSOP on Wednesday, and the last man standing was Danny Tang. It was the first WSOP win for Tang, who also become only the second person from Hong Kong to win
World Team Poker Event 2010 Won By China
08 Jul 2019
The 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event packed the Amazon Room at the Rio in Las Vegas again this year, with the second-largest field in WSOP history. The $10,000 main event drew a massive 8,569-player field this year. That’s up from the 7,874 that played last year, but still short of the record field
Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 7)
04 Jul 2019
Robert Campbell headed to the 2019 World Series of Poker looking for his first WSOP bracelet. Now he’s got two. Campbell, from Melbourne, Australia, won his second WSOP bracelet of 2019 earlier this week after winning the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. That win came a few weeks after he claimed