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Ryan Van Sanford Triumphs at 2016 PokerNews Cup
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

The inaugural PokerNews Cup was held at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, with the $2,150 buy-in tournament attracting 120 players to create a prize pool worth $222,324. Two days later, and it was Ryan Van Sanford who eventually triumphed over... 

Jeremy Dresch Wins 2016 MSPT Columbus for $83,045
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Columbus attracted a field of 344 players to create a prize pool worth $332,180. After two starting days, Jeremy Dresch subsequently took down the tournament on Day 2 to collect a $83,045 first place prize, representing the biggest... 

Richard Lawlor Triumphs at 2016 WPT National Ireland
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Richard Lawlor has won the 2016 WPT National Ireland main event, after besting a field of 260 players over three days on his way to capturing the title, as well as a first place prize worth €65,000. The €1,100 WPT National Main Event was held at Ireland’s... 

Erik Sagstrom Makes Triumphant Return to Vegas
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, September 16th, 2016

Reminiscent of Gus Hansen‘s recent return to the high-stakes poker scene after an almost 19 months absence, another legendary player from the game’s past also made waves this month after taking down a poker tournament in Las Vegas, namely Erik Sagstrom. The... 

Brady Hinnegan Wins 2016 WCC Main Event
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The 2016 World Cup of Cards (WCC) is currently taking place at the Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Canada, with the 28 event series drawing to a close later today. In the meantime, the WCC just concluded its Main Event, and after three days of action emerging... 

McLaughlin Triumphs at 2016 World Cup of Cards Event
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, September 12th, 2016

The inaugural World Cup of Cards (WCC) is drawing to a close at the Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Canada, with the one-month long series having almost completed its 28 event schedule. One of the highlights of the partypoker and Tonybet sponsored World Cup... 

Sean Yu Triumphs at 2016 WSOPC Planet Hollywood
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, September 9th, 2016

Sean Yu has won the 2016 WSOPC Planet Hollywood main event, after besting a field of 528 players over four days, including Eli Elezra heads-up, to claim a second career WSOPC ring, as well as $170,286 in prize money. Following a victory which pushes his live tournament... 

WSOP Finalist Gordon Vayo Wins Oklahoma Tourney for $587k
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The 2016 WSOP Main Event is due to resume on October 30th, when the tournament’s nine remaining competitors will compete for a huge first place prize worth $8 million. One of those finalists is Gordon Vayo, and ahead of the biggest event of the poker calendar,... 

Pat Lyons Triumphs at 2016 WPT Legends of Poker
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, September 5th, 2016

A total of 687 players entered the WPT Legends of Poker to create a prize pool worth $2,465,643. Five days later, and Pat Lyons would eventually best his fellow competitors, including WSOP bracelet winner Benjamin Zamani heads-up, to claim the title, as well as... 

Aussie Millions Has Amicable Split From PokerStars
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, September 2nd, 2016

PokerStars is one of the biggest sponsors of live tournament series around the world, but this month the site announced that it would be splitting its extensive number of tours into one of two series called the PokerStars Championship, or the PokerStars Festival. One...