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World’s Biggest Poker Tournament Held Outside USA
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

The Grosvenor G Casino in Coventry has become the setting of the largest poker tournament held outside the USA after smashing the previous record set at the Beijing Millions in China of 2,732 players. Last week, 3,394 players (2,274 entries, 1,020 rebuys) turned... 

Harut “Harry” Arutyunyan Wins 2014 WPT Legends of Poker
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, September 1st, 2014

Harut “Harry” Arutyunyan has has won the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event, after topping a 566 player field over six days to capture the title, and walk away with the huge $576,369 first place prize. The $3,500 Main Event was held at the... 

Ihar Soika Defeats Mercier Heads-Up For EPT High Roller Title
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, August 29th, 2014

The European Poker Tour Barcelona continues to grow in popularity and following the record 1,496 player field set at the €5,000 super high roller main event, the €10,300 high roller, too, proved a record-breaking affair of it’s kind, with 393 players turning... 

Andre Lettau Wins EPT Barcelona Main Event For €794k
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, August 28th, 2014

The 2014 European Poker Tour Barcelona €5,300 main event marked the 100th EPT main event in the tour’s history, and the landmark event did not disappoint, either, after a record 1,496 players produced what turned out to be the biggest EPT field ever held on... 

Allen Kessler Wins WSOPC Foxwoods For $170k
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The 2014 WSOPC Foxwoods $1,675 main event attracted 526 players to the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, and after three days of action  it was top US pro Allen Kessler who emerged victorious, and walked away with his third WSOPC ring, the $170,031 first... 

Argentina’s Matias Ruzzi Wins 2014 Estrellas Main Event
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, August 25th, 2014

The Estrellas €1,100 Main Event took place at the Casino Barcelona in Spain, and at the end of five days of action it was Argentina’s Matias Ruzzi who topped the 2,560 player field to win his biggest ever score, and walk away richer by €198,550 ($265,593).... 

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...