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The Aussie Millions Main Event Roundup

The Aussie Millions Main Event Roundup

Ed Scimia - January 30th, 2015

The Aussie Millions Main Event is underway, but much of the action at the hottest poker festival Down Under has already wrapped up. Early events have been underway since January 14, providing plenty of drama and big wins in the run-up to Australia’s largest poker tournament. Gill Finally Scores a Win One of the most […]

2014 GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced

2014 GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced

Sean Gibson - January 29th, 2015

The Global Poker Index (GPI) has announced the nominees for their first-ever GPI American Poker Awards. A nomination panel of approximately 60 poker industry insiders were tasked with submitting two selections in each of the nine categories. Four finalists were then tabulated from the voting results with a jury panel deciding the winners. The GPI American […]

Nevada Gambling Bill SB 40 Wouldn’t Affect Poker Tournament Staking, Control Board Says

Nevada Gambling Bill SB 40 Wouldn’t Affect Poker Tournament Staking, Control Board Says

Philip Conneller - January 29th, 2015

SB 40, the latest Nevada gambling bill that poker players feared could be used to attack tournament staking culture and do untold damage to the World Series of Poker (WSOP), relates only to sports betting, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has clarified. At first glance, the bill, which is essentially about reducing the possibility of […]

World Series of Poker Backs Off of $10 Million Guarantee

World Series of Poker Backs Off of $10 Million Guarantee

Ed Scimia - January 28th, 2015

The World Series of Poker has gone through numerous changes since it began in 1970. Those changes have happened more rapidly since the poker boom, as organizers have tried to constantly adjust the series to meet the wants and needs of players at the year’s most important tournament festival. Last year’s changes included a $10 […]

GPI’s World Cup Announces “Interesting” Roster Changes

GPI’s World Cup Announces “Interesting” Roster Changes

Ed Scimia - January 22nd, 2015

The Global Poker Index (GPI) has made another round of announcements about the Global Poker Masters (GPM), coming closer to finalizing the rosters for each nation and clearing up exactly how the final spots will be filled. Each of the eight countries participating now has a four-player lineup that is set in stone, with only […]

Noah Schwartz WPT Alpha8 Win Sets Record as First Double Title Holder

Noah Schwartz WPT Alpha8 Win Sets Record as First Double Title Holder

Elbert Pruitt - January 21st, 2015

Noah Schwartz is all smiles after capturing a WPT Alpha8 title and $585,000 at the Seminole Hard Rock in Florida over the weekend. Schwartz also earned some serious bragging rights with a WPT poker tournament first. The two-day $100,000 entry Super High Roller tournament featured six of poker’s most formidable card sharks, including Schwartz. Fellow […]

PokerStars $1 Million Spin & Go Won by Russian Player

PokerStars $1 Million Spin & Go Won by Russian Player

Devin O'Connor - January 16th, 2015

A Russian turned a $5 Spin & Go into $1 million dollars after the prize pool landed on the jackpot. Competing under the moniker “sss66666,” the player bested his two opponents in 13 minutes and 25 seconds. The PokerStars event was part of its “December Festival” promotion that it had extended through January, giving players […]

American Kevin Schulz Scoops PCA Main Event 2015

American Kevin Schulz Scoops PCA Main Event 2015

Ed Scimia - January 15th, 2015

Kevin Schulz has done America proud, sweeping the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event championship last night with a brave final call. The PCA is the year’s first great poker festival, and for many players, it’s the place where they’ll make their first major score of the year. And while PokerStars may not be available to […]

PCA Main Event Down to Six

PCA Main Event Down to Six

Devin O'Connor - January 14th, 2015

The 12th annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event is down to the final six after 18 players busted on Day 5. The nearly 12-hour session ended with Chance Kornuth compiling 7,860,000 chips, the big stack heading into today’s final table and chance at the $1,491,580 first-place prize. Kornuth has built-up a resume over the […]

Eugenio Mattar Leads PCA Main Event into Day Five as Ronaldo Busts Late

Eugenio Mattar Leads PCA Main Event into Day Five as Ronaldo Busts Late

Philip Conneller - January 13th, 2015

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) rolls on to Day 5 today, and, as the chips were bagged up at the end of play last night on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, it was Eugenio Mattar, the CEO of Localiza, the biggest car rental company in Latin America, who emerged as chip leader. And while Mattar […]

PCA Sees Juan Etcheverry Leading Going Into Day Four

PCA Sees Juan Etcheverry Leading Going Into Day Four

Sean Gibson - January 12th, 2015

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event moves into Day Four today, and no one needs to cry for Argentina. Argentina’s Juan Etcheverry was the chip leader at the end of Day 3 of the PCA Main Event, in a field that has just 59 players remaining. The $10,000 buy-in tournament boasts a whopping $7.9 […]