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After a 15 hour marathon on Saturday the final three players vying for the 2013 Aussie Millions title returned to the Crown Casino on Sunday and it was Malaysian Mervin Chan who came out on top, taking down the title and the $1.6 million first-place prize-money. Chan bestedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 05, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | 1 Comment »

Heading into the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Phil Hellmuth was feeling very good about the way he was playing poker. “The Poker Brat” had made several deep runs in WSOPE events leading up to the Main Event, and even Tweeted that he had aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 02, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

On Monday we saw the official announcement of the deal between bwin.party LTD and Amaya Gaming INC. that will see the latter take control of the OnGame Poker Network. The deal was first rumored to be in the works few weeks ago, after a deal between bwin.party andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 20, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With 64 total entries the prize-pool for the inaugural €50k High-Roller tournament on Season 9 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) reached over €3 million, guaranteeing the winner of the event one of the biggest 1st place prizes of the year, €1,075,500. Heading nito the final dayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 25, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

I’m really starting to feel good about the predictions I made back at the beginning of the year when I said that women will win multiple bracelets at the 2012 World Series of Poker, AND that a woman will make the final table of the WSOP Main Event.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

It seems like just about every month or so PokerStars is hosting a special tournament for some milestone or another, and March 2012 will be no different as the site has announced its plans to hold the 6th Anniversary Sunday Million Tournament. The 6th Anniversary Sunday Million willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 26, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

It was a fast day at the 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event as the 75 remaining players played down to just 26 on Day 3 of the tournament. The money bubble burst just into Day 3 action, as 72 players were slated to receive at least a $15,000Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With a final table that included established poker pros like Tony G, Sam Trickett, Gus Hansen, Joe Hachem, and Sorel Mizzi, it was young gun Dan Smith who would come away victorious in the $100k Challenge tournament at the 2012 Aussie Millions. The $100k buy-in event saw aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 10, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The 2011 World Series of Poker is now officially in the books, but we don’t have to wait until January’s PCA and Aussie Millions for the next major poker tournament. Over in France another tournament has decided to implement the WSOP format of a prolonged break in betweenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 22, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Will “The Thrill” Failla has been on quite the hot streak over the past month. The 2011 Legends of Poker Champion followed up his first major tournament victory with a 14th place showing in the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event, and now he has a chance to becomeRead Full Article