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2016 SCOOP One For The Record Books
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, May 27th, 2016

If poker is suffering from declining popularity then it was not apparent at this year’s Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) which turned out to be the biggest and richest since the series was established in 2009. In fact, the PokerStars sponsored... 

Kevin Grabel Wins Back-To-Back Big Stax Tournaments
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Kevin Grabel has made history after winning back-to-back events at the Big Stax poker tournament series held at the Parx Casino in Pennsylvania. Each year, the series continues to grow in stature and this year’s Big Stax XVI was no exception with 3,261 players... 

David Hubbard Triumphs At WSOPC New Orleans
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

A huge field of 785 players entered the WSOPC New Orleans $1,675 Main Event to create a prize pool worth $1,177,500. Three days of action later, and it was Texan resident David Hubbard who would claim the title, as well as the event’s $235,500 first place... 

Drew Kirkland Wins 2016 GPPT Glasgow
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Latest stop on the Grand Prix Poker Tour was Scotland’s biggest city of Glasgow, which has a population of 596,000 people, or around 10% of the country’s 5.3 million population. The $109 buy-in GPPT Main Event was held at the National Stadium Hampden... 

Andjelko Andrejevic Wins 2016 WPT Amsterdam
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, May 16th, 2016

Andjelko Andrejevic has won the 2016 WPT Amsterdam Main Event, after defeating a field of 318 players over five days on his way to claiming the coveted title, as well as its €200,000 ($227,876) first place prize. The victory now pushes the Serbian pro’s... 

Casey Carroll Triumphs At 2016 Ameristar East Chicago
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, May 12th, 2016

The Ameristar East Chicago Casino in Indiana has become one of the Heartland Poker Tour’s most popular destinations, and this year was no exception with an impressive 541 players entering the $1,650 Main Event. Five days of action later, and it was Michigan... 

Alexandru Papazian Wins EPT €25K High Roller for €1.2M
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Alexandru Papazian has won the European Poker Tour €25K High Roller, after defeating a record 231 player field at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel to capture the title, and collect a first place prize worth €1,197,000 ($1,381,499). Following the biggest score of his... 

Jan Bendik Triumphs At 2016 EPT Grand Final Main Event
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, May 9th, 2016

Jan Bendik has won the 2016 EPT Grand Final Main Event, after overcoming a field of 1,098 players over seven days on his way to capturing a coveted EPT title, and walking away richer by €961,800 ($1,096,568). Following the biggest score of his career, which now... 

Seth Davies Triumphs At WPT Canadian Spring Championship
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, May 6th, 2016

Less than a fortnight ago, Season 15 of the World Poker Tour got underway at the Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Quebec, and eventually concluded with the WPT Canadian Spring Championship main event. A total of 417 players subsequently entered the C$3,500 tournament,... 

Fabian Quoss Triumphs At EPT Monte Carlo €50k Super High Roller
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

A total of 62 players entered the EPT Monte Carlo €50k Super High Roller, which together with 8 rebuys created a prize pool worth €3,430,000 ($3,925,204). Two days later, and Fabian Quoss subsequently managed to best the field, and fellow German pro Ole Schemion...