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APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities

APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities

Ed Scimia - April 17th, 2015

The Nanjing Millions poker tournament was abruptly shut down by Chinese National Police on Friday, placing doubt on the short-term future of live poker tournaments on the Chinese mainland. The tournament, part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), was scheduled to run from April 14-19 in the Jiangsu Wutaishan Sports Center. According to a […]

Angela Jordison Speaks to CardsChat After Entering Poker Folklore with Trio of Wins: Exclusive Interview

Angela Jordison Speaks to CardsChat After Entering Poker Folklore with Trio of Wins: Exclusive Interview

Daniel Smyth - April 15th, 2015

Like all poker players, Angela Jordison knows that winning a tournament, especially one in the live arena, isn’t easy, so when she scored three wins in a row, she knew her place in poker folklore was set. Jordison’s trio of wins in the Wildhorse Poker Roundup Series over the last few days was something every […]

Alex Dreyfus Shares Global Poker League Info

Alex Dreyfus Shares Global Poker League Info

Ed Scimia - April 11th, 2015

Global Poker Index (GPI) CEO Alex Dreyfus has made it his mission to “sportify” poker by offering the kinds of events that fans of other sports expect to see on a regular basis. That began with the Global Poker Masters, a “world cup” style competition that pit teams of top professionals from various nations against […]

$565 WPT500 at the Aria to Boast $2 Million Prizepool

$565 WPT500 at the Aria to Boast $2 Million Prizepool

Daniel Smyth - April 9th, 2015

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has just announced that it will be following up its 2014 WPT500 at the Aria with another, even more impressive, event this year. Set to get underway on May 31, the 2015 version of the WPT500 will feature a guaranteed prizepool of $2 million and an entry fee of just […]

Greek Grinder Wins The Irish Poker Open

Greek Grinder Wins The Irish Poker Open

Daniel Smyth - April 6th, 2015

After four days of action, this year’s Irish Poker Open finally reached a conclusion today and the man toasting a pint of Guinness after the event was Greek grinder, Ioannis Triantafyllakis. At the start of Monday’s final session it was local legend, Donnacha O’Dea leading the way with just over two million chips. Having made […]

Irish Poker Open, EU’s Longest-Running Tournament, Kicks Off Today

Irish Poker Open, EU’s Longest-Running Tournament, Kicks Off Today

Ed Scimia - April 3rd, 2015

The Irish Poker Open may not get quite as much buzz as the upcoming World Series of Poker (WSOP), but the venerable old poker tournament that starts today should probably get a bit more respect, given its history. Let’s face it: even non-poker players have heard of the WSOP, and know how much prestige comes […]

888 Holdings Shows Strong Growth And Steady Poker Revenues

888 Holdings Shows Strong Growth And Steady Poker Revenues

Ed Scimia - March 29th, 2015

888 Holdings may not have seen explosive growth in their poker sector, but holding steady was enough for the company to establish itself as the second-largest poker operator in the world (albeit by a very wide margin behind Amaya). According to the company’s annual financial results that were released on Tuesday, 888’s poker revenues were […]

WSOP 2015 Makes 888poker Official Home for Event Satellites

WSOP 2015 Makes 888poker Official Home for Event Satellites

Daniel Smyth - March 27th, 2015

WSOP 2015 has entered into an exclusive branding deal with online operator 888poker. The new deal will see the Internet site’s logo given exposure during the summer series, both inside the Rio and on ESPN broadcasts of the event. Additionally, 888poker will become the only platform officially allowed to offer World Series of Poker and […]

Italy Scoops The Inaugural Global Poker Masters

Italy Scoops The Inaugural Global Poker Masters

Daniel Smyth - March 23rd, 2015

The inaugural Global Poker Masters (GPM), an event which CardsChat was an official media partner of, took place this weekend in Malta and when the betting was over it was one of the statistical underdogs that ran away with the championship title. Dubbed the World Cup of Poker (not to be confused with PokerStars World […]

WSOP To Live Stream 60-Plus Events In 2015

WSOP To Live Stream 60-Plus Events In 2015

Philip Conneller - March 19th, 2015

The WSOP’s new in-house media team will offer live final table video streaming of more than 60 events, Seth Palansky, Senior VP of Corporate Communications at Caesars Interactive Entertainment, said this week. Speaking to PokerFuse.com, Palansky outlined an ambitious media operation for the 2015 series, which marks the first time the WSOP has provided its […]

WPT Expands In Holland

WPT Expands In Holland

Philip Conneller - March 18th, 2015

The World Poker Tour inked an exclusive four-year deal with Holland Casino this week, which will see the bwin.party-owned tournament series hold an annual WPT Main Tour and WPT National event in the Netherlands until 2019. The WPT broke new ground when it held an inaugural WPT National event last year at the Holland Casino […]