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Not at WSOP 2014: Viktor Blom Among Big Winners

Not at WSOP 2014: Viktor Blom Among Big Winners

Jennifer Newell - July 23rd, 2014

When the World Series of Poker is in Las Vegas, poker players from around the world travel to Nevada to participate. Without access to global online poker sites from the US, companies like PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker see a decline in tournament registration numbers and cash game players during that time. This year, various […]

WPT Alpha8 Prepares for First Season 2 Stops

WPT Alpha8 Prepares for First Season 2 Stops

Jennifer Newell - July 23rd, 2014

Just as the World Poker Tour wrapped its very successful inaugural WPT500 tournament at the Aria in Las Vegas, it put forth an announcement about its Alpha8 series for the super high roller crowd. Executives called the first season of WPT Alpha8 a success. With buy-ins of $100,000 (and even £100,000 in London) for each […]

PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014

PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014

Sean Gibson - July 22nd, 2014

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) held at PokerStars is the most anticipated online tournament series in the industry. Every year, thousands come out in droves to play in mid and high stakes tournaments for ridiculous paydays and overnight fortunes. This time around, however, there is a lucrative wrinkle to the series that is […]

Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama

Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama

Sean Gibson - July 21st, 2014

The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the chance to win some poker, but also the opportunity to visit some beautiful countries. On July 23, the region will once again see the LAPT visit, with the fourth […]

An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine

An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine

Jennifer Newell - July 19th, 2014

Yes, it’s over, but even as this year’s World Series of Poker November Nine are counting their winnings, they’re also going to be spending the next few months getting their game into top form for the big money ahead. CardsChat reporter Jennifer Newell takes an in-depth look at who they are, what they’ve done, and […]

Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?

Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?

Sean Gibson - July 18th, 2014

With the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event now wrapped up, Sean Gibson takes a look at who won and what is happening in the post-Moneymaker amateur vs. pro event cash outlook, more than 10 years later. Come back tomorrow when we take an in-depth look at each of the November Nine players and […]

Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XXVI Schedule

Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XXVI Schedule

Sean Gibson - July 17th, 2014

One of the most popular online tournament series returns at Full Tilt Poker in the form of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, commonly referred to as the FTOPS. This sixteenth incarnation of the series will begin on August 3 and end on August 17, consisting of 31 events and a combined prize pool of […]

As Doyle Brunson Exits Stage Right, What’s It Mean for Poker?

As Doyle Brunson Exits Stage Right, What’s It Mean for Poker?

Sean Gibson - July 16th, 2014

With another World Series of Poker Main Event put to bed, it would be hard to ignore the reality that poker’s old guard is slowly disappearing, and a new, brasher, possibly less legendary guard is coming to the forefront in their place. But what’s that going to mean for the game and its status with […]

A Newbie Team CardsChat Player at WSOP 2014: His Story

A Newbie Team CardsChat Player at WSOP 2014: His Story

Elbert Pruitt - July 16th, 2014

Now that it’s all over but the shouting for another year, we bet you’re already thinking about how you can get to next year’s World Series of Poker live and in person. Our own Elbert Pruitt did just that, and brings you his perspective as a first-timer and Team CardsChat player here. You’ve followed chip […]

PokerStars MicroMillions Kicking Off with $5M Guarantee

PokerStars MicroMillions Kicking Off with $5M Guarantee

Sean Gibson - July 15th, 2014

While many poker players have dreams of playing in massive championship events at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) or online at the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), the buy-ins are often too prohibitive to make that a reality. That makes the MicroMillions tournament series held at PokerStars one of the most popular […]

WSOP November Nine Set, Newhouse In Again

WSOP November Nine Set, Newhouse In Again

Jennifer Newell - July 15th, 2014

The November Nine final table of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is set, and it’s one of the most interesting lineups in years. 1. Jorryt van Hoof (Netherlands) 38,375,000 2. Felix Stephensen (Norway) 32,775,000 3. Mark Newhouse (USA) 26,000,000 4. Andoni Larrabe (Spain) 22,550,000 5. Dan Sindelar (USA) 21,200,000 6. William Pappaconstantinou […]