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WSOP 2015 Makes 888poker Official Home for Event Satellites

WSOP 2015 Makes 888poker Official Home for Event Satellites

Daniel Smyth - March 27th, 2015

WSOP 2015 has entered into an exclusive branding deal with online operator 888poker. The new deal will see the Internet site’s logo given exposure during the summer series, both inside the Rio and on ESPN broadcasts of the event. Additionally, 888poker will become the only platform officially allowed to offer World Series of Poker and […]

Italy Scoops The Inaugural Global Poker Masters

Italy Scoops The Inaugural Global Poker Masters

Daniel Smyth - March 23rd, 2015

The inaugural Global Poker Masters (GPM), an event which CardsChat was an official media partner of, took place this weekend in Malta and when the betting was over it was one of the statistical underdogs that ran away with the championship title. Dubbed the World Cup of Poker (not to be confused with PokerStars World […]

WSOP To Live Stream 60-Plus Events In 2015

WSOP To Live Stream 60-Plus Events In 2015

Philip Conneller - March 19th, 2015

The WSOP’s new in-house media team will offer live final table video streaming of more than 60 events, Seth Palansky, Senior VP of Corporate Communications at Caesars Interactive Entertainment, said this week. Speaking to PokerFuse.com, Palansky outlined an ambitious media operation for the 2015 series, which marks the first time the WSOP has provided its […]

WPT Expands In Holland

WPT Expands In Holland

Philip Conneller - March 18th, 2015

The World Poker Tour inked an exclusive four-year deal with Holland Casino this week, which will see the bwin.party-owned tournament series hold an annual WPT Main Tour and WPT National event in the Netherlands until 2019. The WPT broke new ground when it held an inaugural WPT National event last year at the Holland Casino […]

PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Event Leaves BRAYDEN93 Half-Million Bucks Richer

PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Event Leaves BRAYDEN93 Half-Million Bucks Richer

Daniel Smyth - March 16th, 2015

The PokerStars Sunday Million to top all Sunday Millions came to a conclusion in the early hours of Monday morning, and when the dust had settled it was a runaway victory for BRAYDEN93 of Mexico. The Internet grinder managed to top one of the richest tournaments ever held online, and walk away with a top […]

Partypoker Software Update Offers Re-Entry Tournaments

Partypoker Software Update Offers Re-Entry Tournaments

Devin O'Connor - March 14th, 2015

Partypoker announced yet another development to its online poker network this week by confirming timebanks will be changed and a new software update will bring re-entries to certain tournaments. Re-entry formats, although similar to re-buys, differ in that a player must bust to re-enter and the amount of times the person can return to the […]

WSOP 2015 First-Ever Online Event to Now Include Final Six Live Table at the Rio

WSOP 2015 First-Ever Online Event to Now Include Final Six Live Table at the Rio

Ed Scimia - March 13th, 2015

WSOP 2015 is taking on exactly what makes sense for the operator that is the heart and soul of Nevada’s online poker industry: an Internet event that will ultimately morph into its live counterpart at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during this year’s tournament series. The World Series of Poker loves […]

Martijn Ardon Breaks PokerStars Supernova Elite Sound Barrier with New SnG Record

Martijn Ardon Breaks PokerStars Supernova Elite Sound Barrier with New SnG Record

Philip Conneller - March 12th, 2015

Martijn Ardon has become the first PokerStars Supernova Elite player of 2015, and he did it in record-breaking time. Ardon, a 24-year-old Dutchman whose screenname is “Quadchrazs” on the site, took just 52 days to earn the required one million VPPs (VIP Player Points), averaging a staggering 1,000 €100 ($106) SnGs per day, mostly six-max […]

PokerStars Returning to China for Nanjing Millions

PokerStars Returning to China for Nanjing Millions

Devin O'Connor - March 10th, 2015

The 2015 Nanjing Millions, scheduled for April 14th to 19th, will bring PokerStars back to the People’s Republic of China for the third time since it entered the market last July. PokerStars may be having a hard time entering America, but the world’s most populated country has been welcoming the Internet’s most populated poker network with […]

Anthony Zinno Wins Back-to-Back WPT Main Event Titles

Anthony Zinno Wins Back-to-Back WPT Main Event Titles

Ed Scimia - March 6th, 2015

The World Poker Tour isn’t an easy place to win. Each event features a field that includes many of the world’s top players, making each title a cherished victory. That makes it all the more incredible when a player manages to win two WPT events in a row, the feat Anthony Zinno just managed to […]

Mike Sexton Criticizes Some WSOP Policies

Mike Sexton Criticizes Some WSOP Policies

Ed Scimia - March 6th, 2015

Mike Sexton is one of the most respected names in the poker community. So when he makes a point of suggesting changes to one of the most revered institutions in the game, it’s certain to get some notice. Sexton wrote a blog post at partypoker.com in which he laid out some of his concerns over […]