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Daniel Negreanu Among Poker Hall of Fame Finalists

Daniel Negreanu Among Poker Hall of Fame Finalists

Elbert Pruitt - September 14th, 2014

Daniel Negreanu has final-tabled the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame (PHOF) after reaching the minimum age requirement of 40 in July. In a press release sent out earlier this week, the WSOP revealed the names of ten players being considered for the honor, and the inclusion of “Kid Poker” was largely expected, given his stellar […]

Full Tilt MiniFTOPS XXVI Kicks off Sunday

Full Tilt MiniFTOPS XXVI Kicks off Sunday

Sean Gibson - September 6th, 2014

The Full Tilt MiniFTOPS XXVI tournament series kicks off this Sunday, September 7. The popular set of poker tournaments mirror the same events held during FTOPS XXVI, but at one-tenth the buy-in. That does not mean that the prize pools are to be ignored, as the popular poker site has guaranteed at least $1.4 million […]

Daniel Colman SHRPO Win Furthers 2014 Hot Streak

Daniel Colman SHRPO Win Furthers 2014 Hot Streak

Sean Gibson - September 4th, 2014

Daniel Colman was already about as hot as any poker player has ever been. What he did this week, then, has turned his recent run into the stuff of legends. Colman won the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) Main Event on Wednesday, earning himself a win worth $1,446,710. Colman outlasted a field of 1,499 […]

PokerStars Names New Promo Protégés

PokerStars Names New Promo Protégés

Jennifer Newell - September 4th, 2014

PokerStars has announced the winners of its Protégé promotion, a unique way for players to receive specialized and personal training from some of the best professional poker players in the world. And the four players who came out on top of the promotion are ready for their chance to learn and shine. Team PokerStars Pros […]

Seminole Hard Rock Wraps Up Rough SHRPO Series

Seminole Hard Rock Wraps Up Rough SHRPO Series

Jennifer Newell - September 3rd, 2014

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in Hollywood, Florida had its share of problems this year. In addition to not meeting the massive $10 million guarantee on its Main Event, falling short by more than $2.5 million, controversy arose when the $100K buy-in High Roller event drew only one table of players and changed the […]

Harry Arutyunyan Takes Down WPT Legends of Poker

Harry Arutyunyan Takes Down WPT Legends of Poker

Jennifer Newell - September 3rd, 2014

WPT Legends of Poker winner Harry Arutyunyan had more than a decade of poker playing experience under his belt, but he had no tournament results until he cashed in one of the Legends of Poker preliminary events at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles in August. But the 31-year-old businessman who hails from Armenia is […]

Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom to Battle on Full Tilt

Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom to Battle on Full Tilt

Jennifer Newell - September 2nd, 2014

Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom, two of its professional, sponsored players, will play a Full Tilt-hosted Heads-Up Showdown next month. September’s Heads-Up Showdown will feature Hansen and Blom (known online as “Isildur1″) in a best-of-three heads-up online poker series that will pit two great players against each other, with opportunities for players to participate in several […]

PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy

PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy

Philip Conneller - September 1st, 2014

With the news that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) will feature two “Double Bubble” events, PokerStars’ Head of Poker Communications Lee Jones took to the PokerStars Blog late last week to defend the format. Double Bubble tournaments award prizes to half the field. So, while regular poker tournaments are traditionally very “top heavy,” paying all of […]

CardsChat Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Big Cash Events 

CardsChat Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Big Cash Events 

Sean Gibson - August 30th, 2014

CardsChat will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in September, and as a thank you to its vibrant community, will be running all kinds of exciting promotional events. Players are encouraged to check out all of the incredible exclusive activities that they can participate in, as the site will be holding many special events, including $10,000 […]

Olivier Busquet Responds to EPT T-Shirt Debate

Olivier Busquet Responds to EPT T-Shirt Debate

Philip Conneller - August 29th, 2014

Poker pro Olivier Busquet has responded to the maelstrom of contention caused by his and Daniel Colman’s decision to wear T-shirts emblazoned with the slogans “Free Palestine” and “Save Gaza” at the EPT Super High Roller Event in Barcelona last week. The T-shirts sparked an extensive debate regarding appropriate behavior at the poker table and […]

November Niner Felix Stephensen Signed by Betsafe

November Niner Felix Stephensen Signed by Betsafe

Sean Gibson - August 25th, 2014

Felix Stephensen has signed an endorsement deal with Betsafe to be a sponsored poker pro. This might be the first of many opportunities for Stephensen, as he is sure to find that his standing as a November Niner will grant him a large degree of recognition. A majority, but not all, of the nine men […]