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Jon “PearlJammed” Turner Wins 2016 Venetian Main Event
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, July 25th, 2016

The 2016 Card Player Poker Tour (CCPT) Venetian main event was held at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, and attracted 537 players to create a prize pool worth $2,497,050. Six days of intense action later, and Jon Turner would emerge as the tournament’s... 

UK Pro Kuljinder Sidhu Wins Bellagio Cup XII Main Event
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, July 21st, 2016

While the 2016 WSOP in Las Vegas attracted most of the attention of poker fans this summer, a number of other noteworthy poker tournaments have also been held outside of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino over the past few weeks. One such event was the Bellagio... 

Rainer Kempe Wins Super High Roller Bowl For $5M
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

The $300k buy-in Super High Roller Bowl was held at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, with a total of 49 players turning up hoping to carve out a slice of the tournament’s $15 million guaranteed prize pool. Four days of intense action later, and... 

Bruno “Kool Shen” Lopes Wins 2016 SISMIX Marrakech
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The 2016 Winamax SISMIX was held at the Casino de Marrakech in Morocco, with a huge 901 players paying the roughly $615 buy-in to create a prize pool worth $481,837. Five days of action later, and it was French rapper Bruno “Kool Shen” Lopes who would... 

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...