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Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money

Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money

Sean Gibson - December 15th, 2014

The Garden State Super Series 2 is coming back to New Jersey with a whopping $1 million prize pool. PartyPoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com released the official full schedule for the second run of the Garden State Super Series. The announcement comes a few weeks after the online partners gathered feedback from the poker community on […]

Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack

Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack

Ed Scimia - December 15th, 2014

The Winning Poker Network (WPN) was forced to cancel its $1 million guaranteed prize pool tournament on Sunday, after an apparent distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack caused disruptions and connectivity issues for players participating in the event. While the tournament had been running for several hours, late registration was still open, so all players were refunded […]

PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions

PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions

Sean Gibson - December 5th, 2014

Already underway, the PokerStars December Festival will dish out a minimum of $15 million to players during its month-long celebration. During the festive promotion at PokerStars, every single real-money player that logs in and plays has a chance to win massive cash prizes, including boosted prize pools in the site’s most popular tournaments. In addition, […]

FTOPS XXVII Kicks off at Full Tilt

FTOPS XXVII Kicks off at Full Tilt

Sean Gibson - November 30th, 2014

One of the most popular online poker tournament series comes back in the form of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) starting November 30, and running through December 14. This incarnation of the tournament series is dubbed FTOPS XXVII and boasts thirty different events and over $4 million in guaranteed prize pools. Players don’t […]

Jonathan Jaffe Wins WPT Montreal Event

Jonathan Jaffe Wins WPT Montreal Event

Sean Gibson - November 29th, 2014

Jonathan Jaffe won the 2014 partypoker.net World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal event last week in Canada. Jaffe bested 732 entries which started over the course of three Day 1 events for CAD $463,432 (approximately $408,706 USD). The poker pro had previously finished in second place at the WPT Season VII Foxwood Poker Finals and couple […]

PokerStars World Cup of Poker X Goes to Play Money

PokerStars World Cup of Poker X Goes to Play Money

Elbert Pruitt - November 28th, 2014

The PokerStars World Cup of Poker X (WCP) recently kicked off in a format that allows players from 96 countries to compete for bragging rights and over $500 million in chips…if not for real money. For the first time since its inception, the WCP heads-up No Limit Holdem event is being played entirely online, and […]

John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event

John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event

Elbert Pruitt - November 27th, 2014

John Eames became the star of the show at the recent WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event in Las Vegas, taking home a gold and diamond ring for first place, and $289,706 in his first ever appearance on the WSOP Circuit. The veteran poker pro from England also won automatic entry into next year’s $10,000 […]

WSOP Streaming Coverage Boosts Online Numbers

WSOP Streaming Coverage Boosts Online Numbers

Elbert Pruitt - November 22nd, 2014

The WSOP Main Event Final Table coverage last week appears to have triggered a healthy spike in online play at WSOP.com, as more players in both Nevada and New Jersey gathered on the virtual felt during live poker’s yearly crowning moment. Sweden’s Martin Jacobson was poker’s biggest winner for the week of course, but cash […]

Rafa Nadal Smacks Ronaldo in Charity Poker Match

Rafa Nadal Smacks Ronaldo in Charity Poker Match

Ed Scimia - November 21st, 2014

Rafa Nadal defeated Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo in a charity poker match organized by PokerStars, winning $50,000 for his charitable cause, the Rafa Nadal Foundation. Nadal emerged victorious at the end of a 20-minute session that tied up with one last attempt by Ronaldo to snatch victory from the tennis great. The match was held […]

Felix Stephensen WSOP Runner-Up Faces Norway $2,594,547 Tax Bill

Felix Stephensen WSOP Runner-Up Faces Norway $2,594,547 Tax Bill

Philip Conneller - November 19th, 2014

Felix Stephensen, who took second in this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event earlier this month, may soon discover that his Viking heritage still stands strong. Famous for their marauding ways, it appears that Norway’s government has now integrated this Viking ethos into its modern government, and now takes others’ money the easy […]

Daniel Colman in Lead for Global Poker Index Player of the Year Race

Daniel Colman in Lead for Global Poker Index Player of the Year Race

Sean Gibson - November 18th, 2014

Daniel Colman has been dominating at the tables to the point where he has a ridiculous lead on the current 2014 Player of the Year Global Poker Index. This system is often referred to as the definitive source for poker player rankings and is updated every week. It takes into account a player’s tournament results […]