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888poker Offering $1 Million Prize In “Money Grab” Promotion

888poker Offering $1 Million Prize In “Money Grab” Promotion

Ed Scimia - May 23rd, 2015

Online poker sites love letting their players know how they can make life changing amounts of money by playing in their games. PokerStars, for instance, has their “PokerStars Makes Millionaires” program, which points out the various ways in which players can land a prize of $1 million or more on their site. Now, it’s 888poker’s […]

Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown

Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown

Ed Scimia - May 21st, 2015

American Pharoah may win horse racing’s Triple Crown if he can win the Belmont Stakes next month. But as impressive an accomplishment as that would be, it might just pale in comparison to a poker player who has accomplished the feat 25 times. Chris Moorman won his 25th PocketFives Triple Crown last week, scoring three […]

Tiger Woods Charity Poker Tournament Causes A Stir

Tiger Woods Charity Poker Tournament Causes A Stir

Daniel Smyth - May 18th, 2015

Billionaires, bets and baldness were the main topics of conversation following the latest incarnation of Tiger Woods’ charity event: Tiger Jam. Kicking off last Friday and featuring some of the biggest stars from the world of poker and beyond, the Las Vegas event featured two days of golf, poker and partying, but in among the […]

Jason Mercier Wins Three SCOOP Titles In One Week

Jason Mercier Wins Three SCOOP Titles In One Week

Ed Scimia - May 18th, 2015

Jason Mercier is simply on fire. He can’t seem to lose a tournament these days even if he wanted to. The poker pro has been dominating the past week of PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP), winning a total of three events in rapid succession to put his stamp on this year’s series. Run […]

GPI Formula To Decide WSOP POY Award

GPI Formula To Decide WSOP POY Award

Daniel Smyth - May 16th, 2015

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and the Global Poker Index (GPI) will work together this summer and for at least the next three to find out which player is the best overall performer of the Series. Highlighted during the recent WSOP media conference call but confirmed via a press release last night, the new […]

Tiger Woods’ Celebrity Poker Tourney Hits MGM Grand

Tiger Woods’ Celebrity Poker Tourney Hits MGM Grand

Philip Conneller - May 13th, 2015

Tiger Woods has long been compared to Phil Ivey as both a top-level champion and a controversial character in their respective sports. But could he actually give Ivey a run for his money at the poker tables? We’re about to find out as the fourth annual “Tiger Jam” charity poker tournament gets underway in Las Vegas […]

WSOP Europe Schedule Announced

WSOP Europe Schedule Announced

Ed Scimia - May 13th, 2015

The World Series of Poker Europe wasn’t held last year, the first time since the event began in 2007 that a year went by without a European branch of the world’s largest tournament festival. But WSOP Europe will be back in 2015, this time in a new location and with plenty of gold bracelets for […]

World Series of Poker Colossus Living Up to Its Namesake with Massive Pre-Registrations

World Series of Poker Colossus Living Up to Its Namesake with Massive Pre-Registrations

Ed Scimia - May 13th, 2015

The ancient Greek statue of the Colossus of Rhodes represented the gods in all their power and glory, and this year’s first-ever homonymous WSOP event is looking like it may live up to its namesake. In a media conference call with World Series of Poker executives earlier this week, the event’s promoters said all records […]

WSOP 2015 Online and Live Play to Coexist in New Twist

WSOP 2015 Online and Live Play to Coexist in New Twist

Ed Scimia - May 12th, 2015

Get ready, WSOP 2015 players, for a brave new world where online and live play meet up and hopefully don’t collide. Because this year, you’ll be able to play one tournament on your tablet and another on the felt, simultaneously, with a few caveats. Online poker in Nevada may not be big business at the […]

WSOP 2015 Tax Edict Says Players on Their Own for Backer Deals

WSOP 2015 Tax Edict Says Players on Their Own for Backer Deals

Ed Scimia - May 11th, 2015

WSOP 2015 is nigh upon us, and tax day is just recently passed, but the two major annual events are about to cross paths nonetheless. And players who have traditionally relied on backers may soon discover that their lives are going to be much more complicated this year than in years past when it comes time […]

Adrian Mateos is EPT Grand Final Champion

Adrian Mateos is EPT Grand Final Champion

Philip Conneller - May 11th, 2015

The EPT Grand Final has once again bagged up its chips and headed for the door, with Adrian Mateos emerging as the Main Event winner. Yes, at long last, the EPT has a Spanish champion. It’s been a statistical quirk that no Spanish player has ever won an EPT Main Event. Neighboring Portugal, with one […]


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