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Whether its online or offline, our poker tournament news service will keep you posted on who is top of the heap and who is heading for the rail at tourneys around the world.

World Poker Tour Announces Television Schedule for Upcoming Season

World Poker Tour Announces Television Schedule for Upcoming Season

Jon Sofen - February 11th, 2016

The 14th season of the World Poker Tour (WPT) got underway months ago, but has yet to air on television. Come February 28th, that will all change. That’s when FOX Sports Networks (FSN) will begin to air Season XIV of the WPT, followed by a new episode each Sunday evening at 8 p.m. WPT will […]

Hialeah Park Poker Room in Miami Rocked by Cheating Scandal

Hialeah Park Poker Room in Miami Rocked by Cheating Scandal

Jon Sofen - February 10th, 2016

Miami’s Hialeah Park poker room must now attempt to patch things up, and rebuild the trust of the community, following an major cheating scandal. The Florida poker room was accused of cheating players out of money during an August poker tournament. The tournament guaranteed a $200,000 prize pool but, according to a top local player, […]

Borgata Winter Open Main Event Sees Chris Leong Battle Back for Win

Borgata Winter Open Main Event Sees Chris Leong Battle Back for Win

Philip Conneller - February 8th, 2016

Chris Leong won the Borgata Winter Open and $186,000 in Atlantic City on Sunday night, after managing to wrestle control of a final table that he had entered hours before as the short-stack. A chip disadvantage wasn’t the New Yorker’s only problem as he nursed his modest stack at the start of play, though. This […]

Success of FTOPS XXIX Key to Full Tilt Poker Recovery

Success of FTOPS XXIX Key to Full Tilt Poker Recovery

Jon Sofen - February 8th, 2016

The popular FTOPS (Full Tilt Online Poker Series) returns to Full Tilt for its 2016 edition beginning on February 21st, and this one may be the poker site’s most important series ever. Full Tilt Poker, prior to Black Friday in 2011, was right up there with PokerStars in terms of popularity. But that all changed […]

Ari Engel Takes Top Spot in Aussie Millions Main Event

Ari Engel Takes Top Spot in Aussie Millions Main Event

Philip Conneller - February 1st, 2016

Ari Engel topped an epic Aussie Millions Main Event at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend. The Canadian took home the equivalent of US$1,120,110 in Aussie cash, the biggest score of his career, following a tough and lengthy heads-up battle with Tony Dunst. A healthy 732 players turned out for the event, […]

PokerStars TCOOP Investigation Concludes No Proof of Bot Use

PokerStars TCOOP Investigation Concludes No Proof of Bot Use

Jon Sofen - January 29th, 2016

A recent PokerStars TCOOP event drew more attention than most $82 buy-in poker tournaments. The eventual winner of the tournament, along with other poker players, accused the Russian runner-up of being a “bot” and not a real human. But, after a short investigation, PokerStars has concluded there was no proof of shady business taking place, […]

PokerStars TCOOP Final Table Focus of Accusations of Russian Bot in Event #8

PokerStars TCOOP Final Table Focus of Accusations of Russian Bot in Event #8

Daniel Smyth - January 25th, 2016

PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) is in full swing, but any talk of recent winners has been overshadowed by claims that a Russian bot may have made the final table in Event #8. The incident caught the attention of the poker community on Saturday after player “StevenVA” posted a screenshot on 2+2 of […]

GPI American Poker Awards 2016 Nominees Announced, Along with Our Winner Projections

GPI American Poker Awards 2016 Nominees Announced, Along with Our Winner Projections

Jon Sofen - January 21st, 2016

The 2016 edition of the GPI American Poker Awards will be held at the SLS in Beverly Hills on February 25th. Poker fans have waited a few weeks to find out which poker players, media personnel, and events would be nominated. Well, wait no more. More than 80 people connected to the poker industry were […]

Woman Goes into Labor at Aussie Millions, Husband Goes on to Cash

Woman Goes into Labor at Aussie Millions, Husband Goes on to Cash

Daniel Smyth - January 20th, 2016

The Aussie Millions always produces some unexpected results, but few could have predicted that one local woman player would have to abandon her stack after she went into labor. Initially reported by the live updates team inside the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia before social media sage Kevin Mathers disseminated the information across the Twitterverse, […]

Mike Watson Crowned King of PCA 2016 Main Event

Mike Watson Crowned King of PCA 2016 Main Event

Philip Conneller - January 15th, 2016

Canada’s Mike Watson emerged victorious last night as the 2016 PCA Main Event champion, after a tough heads-up match with the USA’s Tony Gregg. Watson and Gregg agreed to a deal prior to the final confrontation. Watson, who had a 2:1 chip-lead going into heads-up play, took $695,325, and Gregg $612,175, with $33,000 remaining on […]

Aria Super High Roller Bowl 2016 Announced by Poker Central

Aria Super High Roller Bowl 2016 Announced by Poker Central

Jon Sofen - January 14th, 2016

The 2015 Aria Super High Roller Bowl in Las Vegas was the first major poker event covered by Poker Central, the first 24/7 poker network. Now the network has announced the return of the event for 2016. Last year’s tournament featured a $500,000 buy-in, with Brian Rast claiming the title and the $7,525,000 it came […]