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Germans Dominate Poker Masters $100K Finale, Holz Leads with Sontheimer Eyeing Purple

Germans Dominate Poker Masters $100K Finale, Holz Leads with Sontheimer Eyeing Purple

Jon Sofen - September 20th, 2017

The bubble has burst in the $100,000 buy-in Poker Masters series finale, and as this global affair comes to a close, Fedor Holz is leading the way. He’s one of […]

888poker Sponsors New Season of ‘German High Roller’ Televised Cash Game

888poker Sponsors New Season of ‘German High Roller’ Televised Cash Game

Chad Holloway - September 20th, 2017

Thanks to a sponsorship by 888poker, fans across the pond will once again be treated to Europe’s biggest TV cash game. The German High Roller just kicked off its new […]

Cybersecurity Warnings at TechCrunch Should Resonate with Online Poker Sites

Cybersecurity Warnings at TechCrunch Should Resonate with Online Poker Sites

Jon Sofen - September 19th, 2017

The recent cyberattack of the WPN online poker network could be just the tip of the iceberg for threats facing online poker sites, according to several internet security experts gathered […]

Big Names with Big Stacks: Rast Leads $100K Poker Masters, Negreanu Still Alive in Purple Jacket Quest

Big Names with Big Stacks: Rast Leads $100K Poker Masters, Negreanu Still Alive in Purple Jacket Quest

Jon Sofen - September 19th, 2017

It’s been a week of exciting action at the Poker Masters, with the final tournament of the high-roller series getting underway on Monday at the Aria in Las Vegas. Like […]

Video Poker Hero Kyle Cartwright Nabs Seventh WSOP Circuit Ring at IP Biloxi

Video Poker Hero Kyle Cartwright Nabs Seventh WSOP Circuit Ring at IP Biloxi

Chad Holloway - September 19th, 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit IP Biloxi saw 343 entrants travel to Mississippi’s southern coast and pony up the $1,675 buy-in to play the Main Event. That created […]

Ohio Deaf Poker Championship Brings Community Together as Specialty Tourneys Spread

Ohio Deaf Poker Championship Brings Community Together as Specialty Tourneys Spread

Daniel Smyth - September 18th, 2017

A special subset of tournaments came to the attention of the greater poker community when the Toledo Blade covered the recent Ohio Deaf Poker Championship, held Saturday at the Hollywood […]

Tick-Tock: 888Live Ready to Roll Out New Shot Clock at London Tournament Festival

Tick-Tock: 888Live Ready to Roll Out New Shot Clock at London Tournament Festival

Daniel Smyth - September 18th, 2017

Patience is supposed to be a virtue in poker. But that hasn’t stopped the shot clock concept from catching on, with 888poker the latest to introduce the notion of having […]

Poker Masters: Brandon Adams Schools Doug Polk, Steffen Sontheimer Makes Third Final Table to Lead ‘Purple Jacket’ Race

Poker Masters: Brandon Adams Schools Doug Polk, Steffen Sontheimer Makes Third Final Table to Lead ‘Purple Jacket’ Race

Jon Sofen - September 18th, 2017

Harvard professor Brandon Adams quickly defeated YouTube personality Doug Polk heads-up for the fourth and final $50,000 buy-in event at the inaugural Poker Masters at the Aria in Las Vegas. […]

Aussie Senator Gives Online Poker Players Hope in Face of New Internet Gambling Ban

Aussie Senator Gives Online Poker Players Hope in Face of New Internet Gambling Ban

Daniel Smyth - September 17th, 2017

Australia’s recently passed ban on online gambling began taking effect earlier this month. But online poker players were dealt a piece of potentially good news last week when a few […]

Steffen Sontheimer Overcomes Fedor Holz’s Massive Chip Lead to Win Second Poker Masters Event

Steffen Sontheimer Overcomes Fedor Holz’s Massive Chip Lead to Win Second Poker Masters Event

Jon Sofen - September 16th, 2017

Fedor Holz channeled his inner Atlanta Falcons, surrendering a 6-1 chip advantage when heads-up play against fellow German Steffen Sontheimer began in the $50,000 buy-in Poker Masters Event #2 at […]

Nick Schulman Wins First Poker Masters Event, Phil Hellmuth and Fedor Holz Final Table Tourney #2

Nick Schulman Wins First Poker Masters Event, Phil Hellmuth and Fedor Holz Final Table Tourney #2

Jon Sofen - September 15th, 2017

Nick Schulman made poker history on Thursday at the Aria in Las Vegas, becoming the answer to a future trivia question by winning the first ever Poker Masters event. The […]