Posted by Gerry Poltorak on May 31, 2011 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »
merge rakeback

Today, May 31, 2011, will be the last day players who join select Merge Gaming Network online poker rooms will receive rakeback, as the network is ending their rakeback program for all new players on June 1, 2011. Players who join before June 1 will be grandfathered intoRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 31, 2011 Posted in Interviews | No Comments »
BlueFirePoker

I recently had the opportunity to talk with online poker pro Niman “Samoleus” Kenkre and asked the Bluefire Poker coach and online poker grinder some questions about Black Friday, where he and Bluefire Poker go from here, and the WSOP. To take your poker game to the nextRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on May 31, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
WSOPC National Championship freeroll

On Sunday, Sam Barnhart won the WSOP Circuit National Championship freeroll event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV.  For his win, Barnhart took home $300,000 and a gold WSOP bracelet.  This was the first time that a bracelet was awarded for a WSOP-C branded event and theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 30, 2011 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »
wpt

Navigating his way through a disappointing field of just 216 players at the WPT Spanish Poker Open was 18 year-old Lukas Berglund from Sweden, whose unbelievable trek saw him advance all the way to the final table with a chance to break the record as the youngest WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 30, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
Sam Barnhart

The first-ever World Series of Poker Circuit Series National Championship is now in the books, and it was WSOPC Tunica Champion Sam Barnhart who would score the first World Series of Poker bracelet awarded in 2011. Barnhart was among the 100 qualifiers for the $1 million freeroll tournamentRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on May 29, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
2011 wsop

The 2011 WSOP kicks off on Tuesday, and this years event is beginning to shape up to be one of the best in history.  Players can debate whether or not the event will see any shrinkage, but many can still agree that the schedule looks strong.  In theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 28, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
wsop las vegas

We are T-Minus 3 and counting until the start of the 2011 World Series of Poker on May 31, when the $500 Casino Employees tournament and the $25,000 Heads-Up No limit Holdem Championship get underway, and in this article I’ll take a look at some of the side-stories,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 28, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
WSOPC National Championship freeroll

On Friday the season-ending $1 million National Championship freeroll got underway at Caesar’s Palace where 100 qualifiers from the 2010-2011 season of the World Series of Poker Circuit Series were invited to compete for the first ever WSOP bracelet that will be awarded on the WSOP Circuit Series,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 28, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
wsop las vegas

We are T-Minus 4 and counting until the start of the 2011 World Series of Poker on May 31, when the $500 Casino Employees tournament and the $25,000 Heads-Up No limit Holdem Championship get underway, and in this article I’ll take a look at the Players Championship andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 28, 2011 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »
wpt

It’s hard to believe that we are entering the tenth season of the World Poker Tour (WPT) as it seems like only a few years ago we were introduced to the tournament series that brought us Mike and Vince in the booth, created superstars like Gus Hansen andRead Full Article