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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.

Memorial Day Weekend Means Action Spike for Las Vegas Poker Rooms

Memorial Day Weekend Means Action Spike for Las Vegas Poker Rooms

Jon Sofen - May 24th, 2017

Las Vegas is the seventh most popular tourist destination for Memorial Day Weekend, and poker rooms stand to benefit from the surge of visitors. The Las Vegas Review-Journal estimates 328,000 […]

Jason Baldridge Wins Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event to Close Out WSOP Circuit Season

Jason Baldridge Wins Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event to Close Out WSOP Circuit Season

Chad Holloway - May 24th, 2017

The 2016/2017 World Series of Poker Circuit regular season came to an end this past weekend, with the conclusion of the WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans. This final stop consisted […]

Poker Central Launches PokerGO, a Paid On-Demand App

Poker Central Launches PokerGO, a Paid On-Demand App

Jon Sofen - May 23rd, 2017

Poker Central is back in the news just days after announcing its live streaming partnership with the WSOP. The poker network is launching a PokerGO app, requiring customers to pay […]

888poker Sets Prize Pool Record at XL Inferno, “Alien_Army” Wins Main Event for $291k

888poker Sets Prize Pool Record at XL Inferno, “Alien_Army” Wins Main Event for $291k

Chad Holloway - May 23rd, 2017

This past weekend’s $1,050 Main Event for the XL Inferno Championships featured a $1.5 million guarantee that was easily surpassed, thanks to 436 rebuys from a field of 1,319 players. […]

MSPT FireKeepers Largest Tournament in Michigan History; Mike Shanahan Tops 1,066-Entry Field to Win $216,829

MSPT FireKeepers Largest Tournament in Michigan History; Mike Shanahan Tops 1,066-Entry Field to Win $216,829

Chad Holloway - May 22nd, 2017

For the ninth time since 2013, the MSPT held an $1,100 Main Event at FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan. The last three stops have set new records for largest […]

PokerStars $39 Million SCOOP Prize Pool Breaks One-Day Tournament Record

PokerStars $39 Million SCOOP Prize Pool Breaks One-Day Tournament Record

Daniel Smyth - May 22nd, 2017

Hand it to PokerStars: the site has broken another record, this time for a Sunday of tournament action that saw more than $39 million in prize money generated. As it’s […]

Construction of $4 Billion Resorts World Las Vegas to Start in 2017

Construction of $4 Billion Resorts World Las Vegas to Start in 2017

Daniel Smyth - May 21st, 2017

The construction of Resorts World Las Vegas is set to get underway in the third quarter of 2017 according to a statement from the Genting Group. The $4 billion project […]

Bryn Kenney Still Leading GPI POY Race, Aido and Dvoress Nipping at Heels

Bryn Kenney Still Leading GPI POY Race, Aido and Dvoress Nipping at Heels

Jon Sofen - May 20th, 2017

Bryn Kenney jumped out to an early lead in January for Global Poker Index’s Player of the Year. He’s held steady at the top since, but a few players are […]

Doyle Brunson, Age 83, Plans to Play in World Series of Poker 2017

Doyle Brunson, Age 83, Plans to Play in World Series of Poker 2017

Jon Sofen - May 19th, 2017

Doyle Brunson has made an announcement on Twitter that will make many in the poker community happy. ‘Texas Dolly,’ one of the greatest poker players of all time, subtly (and […]

2017-18 WSOP Circuit Schedule Released, with Record 26 Stops

2017-18 WSOP Circuit Schedule Released, with Record 26 Stops

Jon Sofen - May 18th, 2017

The 2017-2018 World Series of Poker Circuit schedule has been announced. A record 26 stops are planned beginning Aug. 2 in Cherokee, North Carolina. The season will wrap up May […]

Doug Polk Sounds Off on Salomon Ponte and WSOP 2017 Changes: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Doug Polk Sounds Off on Salomon Ponte and WSOP 2017 Changes: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Chad Holloway - May 18th, 2017

Doug Polk is arguably one of the top players in the game today, having just missed making the 100 top American pros by one on the Hendon Mob listings, with […]