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Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games

Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games

Elbert Pruitt - October 24th, 2014

Winamax dominating PokerStars France is the headline from this week’s new online data report. It was only three short months ago that PokerStars France was challenging Winamax for the title of leading cash games provider. However, according to PokerScout, Winamax has opened up a 35 percent margin over its rival, its largest lead since the […]

Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

Ed Scimia - October 23rd, 2014

Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2014 winners. The two inductees will officially be inducted on Sunday, November 9 at Binion’s Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, the original home of the World Series of Poker in downtown Sin City, as part of the celebrations surrounding […]

Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC

Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC

Elbert Pruitt - October 23rd, 2014

The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) tournament series in Melbourne, Australia saw North American players Scott Davies and Mike Leah capture their first gold WSOP bracelets at Crown Melbourne Casino last weekend, along with enviable cash prizes to boost their bankrolls. While this year’s ten-event APAC series was largely dominated by Aussie poker […]

Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London

Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London

Philip Conneller - October 20th, 2014

PokerStars EPT London has a happy winner in Sebastien Pauli. The German has become the second champion from his country of the European Poker Tour’s Season 11, and the EPT’s 100th champion, topping a hugely entertaining final table at the EPT London. Some 675 hopefuls packed the palatial Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden to […]

George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year

George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year

Ed Scimia - October 17th, 2014

George Danzer scooped the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Player of the Year (POY) award, ending a dramatically close season that came right down to the final World Series tournament. But in the end, it was three-time bracelet winner George Danzer who walked away with the prestigious honor. Danzer survived a late charge by […]

PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards

PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards

Sean Gibson - October 16th, 2014

Malta will be the lovely locale for a PokerStars upcoming event. The company announced that the Portomaso Casino at the St. Julian resort in Malta will, for the first time ever, host a European Poker Tour (EPT) tour stop from March 18-28 next year. The date coincides with the 14th annual Global Poker Index (GPI) […]

PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls

PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls

Sean Gibson - October 12th, 2014

PokerStars’ Japan Autumn Festival is a promotion, but also a bit of a toe in the water in the Japanese gambling market for the online poker site. Japanese players are being treated to a number of promotions throughout the month of October, and with deals exclusive to players in Japan, PokerStars is hoping to catch […]

PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll

PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll

Sean Gibson - October 11th, 2014

PokerStars has launched a new form of tournament poker game called the Spin & Go, and this week launched a new promotional week to celebrate. The new game is a hyper-turbo three-handed Sit & Go, available in a variety of buy-ins where the prize pool is determined by a new jackpot system and ranges anywhere […]

Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 for $22M in 2014 Cashes

Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 for $22M in 2014 Cashes

Ed Scimia - October 9th, 2014

Daniel Colman, the man who’s not sure he likes poker but can’t stop making money at it, has won yet another high-roller tournament, this time taking down the World Poker Tour (WPT) Alpha8 event in London to secure a £600,000 ($967,000) score. The win makes the sixth time this year that Colman has won more […]

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT High Roller

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT High Roller

Philip Conneller - October 7th, 2014

Isai Scheinberg, the enigmatic and now billionaire founder of PokerStars, has won the High Roller Event at the UKIPT in the Isle of Man. Thanks to the $4.9 billion sale of ’Stars to Amaya Gaming, Scheinberg has plenty of time on his hands these days, not to mention billions of dollars burning a hole in […]

Chris Moneymaker to Be Hollywood Poker Open Ambassador

Chris Moneymaker to Be Hollywood Poker Open Ambassador

Sean Gibson - September 27th, 2014

Chris Moneymaker is the new Tour Ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open. The former World Series of Poker Main Event Champion, who is often credited for being the catalyst behind the “poker boom,” will serve as the ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open brand and compete in various regional tournaments starting in November. Moneymaker can […]