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No Politics On TV Poker Tournaments, Please!
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Israel launched its recent military campaign, named Operation Protective Edge, against the Gaza Strip on July 8, 2014, and seven weeks later the violence shows no signs of abating. The current conflict has evoked strong reactions from a number of poker pros, not... 

Robert Tanita Crowned 2014 Arizona State Poker Champion
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The Arizona State Poker Championship was held at the Talking Stick Resort and Casino in Scottsdale, and its $1,100 buy-in main event attracted a huge field of 1,460 players to create a prize pool worth $1,460,000. After three starting days, followed by two further... 

Olivier Busquet Beats Dan Colman To Win EPT Barcelona High Roller
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, August 21st, 2014

An elite field of pros turned out for the EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller, and after three days of action Olivier Busquet managed to progress all the way to heads-up where he eventually overcame final opponent the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop champion... 

Aaron Massey Wins HPT Ameristar East Chicago
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The Ameristar Casino in East Chicago, Indiana, was the latest stop on the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) and a total of 538 competitors turned out for the $1,650 Main Event to create a prize pool worth $771,720. By the end of four days of action, it was Chicago pro... 

Blake Bohn Crowned MSPT Grand Falls Main Event Champion
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

After twice finishing runner-up in previous Mid-States Poker Tour events, three times has proven a charm for poker pro Blake Bohn who has finally bagged the elusive title in South Dakota. On his way to victory, the Minnesota native managed to overcome a field of... 

Leigh Wiltshire Crowned Sky Poker Main Event Champion
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, August 18th, 2014

Leigh Wiltshire has just won the 2014 Sky Poker UK 6-Max Poker Championships Main Event, after besting a field of 500 players over five days on his way to capturing the title, and collecting the £110,000 ($184,604) first place prize. Following his remarkable victory,... 

Zhenru Xie Wins Macau Poker Cup 21 Red Dragon For $215k
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Although Chinese players often make up more than half the tournament fields in Macau, there hasn’t been a Chinese Red Dragon winner since 2012 when Team PokerStars Pro Celina Lin lifted the trophy. That was until now, after Zhenru Xie overcame a field of... 

Elior Sion Wins 2014 UK Poker Championship High Roller
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Elior Sion has triumphed at the 2014 Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max High Roller, after besting a 53 player field over two days on his way to winning the title, and collecting the £55,000 ($91,930) first place prize. The £3,000 buy-in event was held at the Dusk Till Dawn... 

Martin Kozlov Wins 2014 Sydney Poker Championship
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

After four days of action, the 2014 Sydney Poker Championship drew to a close on Monday and emerging top of the 235 player field was noted Australian poker pro Martin Kozlov. With his latest victory worth $171,080, Kozlov now boasts $685,655 in live tournament... 

Russian Poker Tour Rolls Into Occupied Cyprus
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, August 8th, 2014

The latest stop on the Russian Poker Tour (RPT) was held in the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus, a self-declared state recognized only by Turkey since the 1974 invasion of the Mediterranean island. Nevertheless, it was poker and not politics which attracted players...