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High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments

High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments

Ed Scimia - February 27th, 2015

Spin & Go tournaments have proven to be a controversial addition to the PokerStars lineup. While they’re certainly made plenty of money for owner Amaya Gaming, professionals and regular players bemoaned the fact that recreational players flocked to the lottery-style tournaments in huge numbers, taking them out of their preferred stomping grounds. Worse still, these […]

WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You

WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You

Devin O'Connor - February 27th, 2015

The WSOP Circuit has been confined to the United States in previous years, but the most prestigious poker series is branching out by announcing three international stops for the 2015-2016 season. In an attempt to get a bit more worldly, the Vegas-based tournament operator has reached agreements with casinos in Italy, Mexico, and Morocco. “It’s time […]

PokerStars Sunday Million Ninth Anniversary Gets Moved to Accommodate International Women’s Day

PokerStars Sunday Million Ninth Anniversary Gets Moved to Accommodate International Women’s Day

Devin O'Connor - February 26th, 2015

The PokerStars Sunday Million 9th Anniversary and its $9 million guaranteed jackpot is being delayed a week for International Women’s Day, a celebration that takes place annually on March 8th. After receiving plenty of feedback from players in Ukraine and Russia, PokerStars announced the schedule change saying the holiday is “an important cultural event in […]

WSOP Circuit Event Moving to Lake Lugano in Italy

WSOP Circuit Event Moving to Lake Lugano in Italy

Devin O'Connor - February 18th, 2015

A WSOP Circuit Event is saying ciao (yes, it also means “hello”) to Italy for the first time, as it enters the country with a flourish. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is traveling to Italy, confirming this week that it will hold its first-ever event in the country, beginning September 16, 2015. The tournament will […]

Ognyan Dimov Denies Romania Its First EPT Title

Ognyan Dimov Denies Romania Its First EPT Title

Devin O'Connor - February 10th, 2015

Although Ognyan Dimov is only the second Bulgarian to win a European Poker Tour main event title, his heads-up opponent, Dany Parlafes, would have been the first from Romania. Parlafes began the EPT €5,300 ($6,000) Deauville Main Event final table as the big stack and dwindled six down to two, but after 117 hands of […]

Brian Rast Wins, Then Loses, Six Figures in a Matter of Minutes at Aussie Millions

Brian Rast Wins, Then Loses, Six Figures in a Matter of Minutes at Aussie Millions

Sean Gibson - February 9th, 2015

Brian Rast had a really, really good, and then a really, really bad day at the recent Aussie Millions. Rast is a well-known, well-liked, and accomplished tournament poker player. At the Aussie Millions, he was able to win a major tournament at Melbourne’s Crown Casino, and won $315,000 in the process. But shortly after winning […]

Partypoker And DTD To Launch £250,000 UK Tournament Series

Partypoker And DTD To Launch £250,000 UK Tournament Series

Daniel Smyth - February 9th, 2015

Following the news that Partypoker and Europe’s largest live poker room, Dusk Till Dawn (DTD), will be working in partnership this year, it’s been announced that the coalition will launch a new UK poker tour. Dubbed the partypoker Grand Prix Tour, the series will bring the “DTD experience” to venues across the country according to […]

EPT Deauville Ladies Event Crashed by 22 Men

EPT Deauville Ladies Event Crashed by 22 Men

Ed Scimia - February 6th, 2015

The Ladies Event at the European Poker Tour’s Deauville stop was meant to be a tournament where women, who typically make up only a small minority of poker fields, could compete amongst themselves for a change. Sure, French law doesn’t allow organizers to ban men from participating in such events, and the very low €220 […]

Tom Marchese Sweeps Back-to-Back Aria High Roller Events

Tom Marchese Sweeps Back-to-Back Aria High Roller Events

Devin O'Connor - February 4th, 2015

Tom Marchese pulled off a rather impressive poker feat last weekend, winning back-to-back $25,000 High Roller events at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. His two-day haul of $681,876 came from fields of just 41 and 42 entries, with Marchese agreeing to a heads-up deal at the High Roller II and a three-way […]

WSOP 2015 Event Schedule Unveiled as World Series of Poker Takes Live Reporting In-House

WSOP 2015 Event Schedule Unveiled as World Series of Poker Takes Live Reporting In-House

Devin O'Connor - February 3rd, 2015

WSOP 2015 may be less than four months away, but it’s light years from where it used to be, metaphorically speaking. Hoping to attract fresh blood and more amateur poker players, the event series has announced quite a few changes in events and structures, as well as a new way of delivering live reporting throughout. […]

Jamie Geffin Takes Third in TCOOP Event: How an Amateur Poker Player Wins a Quarter Million in Today’s Competitive Online Tournament Scene

Jamie Geffin Takes Third in TCOOP Event: How an Amateur Poker Player Wins a Quarter Million in Today’s Competitive Online Tournament Scene

Hannah Elisabeth - February 2nd, 2015

In an age when the Chris Moneymakers of this world seem to be losing traction as the more experienced pros re-establish their poker tournament prowess, a virtually unknown amateur, Jamie Geffin (aka PitBully01), a 23-year-old portfolio manager from London, took down third in a recent PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) NLH event. Raking […]