Posted by Carolyn on Aug 31, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Industry News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour (WPT) marked an important milestone after it awarded its one-billionth prize dollar earlier this week. The award was given out during the WPT Legends of Poker Main Event being held at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino, in Las Vegas and was presented to T.J.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It was a fairy-tale week for amateur poker player Josh Hale. Heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event, the San Diego resident had to be feeling confident as he took a substantial chip-lead into the final day of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 30, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With the EPT Barcelona and WPT Legends of Poker dominating the headlines a number of tournaments (including side events at these two major tournament stops) have been overlooked. So here are some of the tournament results you may have missed over the past week or so. 2012 EPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After four days of poker the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event is now set, with three well-known poker players trying to chase down the overwhelming chip-leader Josh Hale. Hale racked-up an impressive 7.3 million chips by the end of playRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every week we try to bring you some of the stories you may have missed in the poker world, and this week there is enough fodder for two columns (so keep an eye peeled for another Hidden Headlines column in the coming days) with rumors, updates, and newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event was once of the highlights of the WPT schedule, but over the years the tournament has lost its luster, and with shrinking attendance numbers the tournament has reduced its buy-in from $10,000, to $5,000, and last year down toRead Full Article

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

The world of tournament poker is back in full swing with major tournaments taking place in locales across the globe. In Los Angeles the Bicycle Casino is hosting the Legends of poker tournament series; in Barcelona the PokerStars led Estrellas Poker Tour and EPT are teaming up forRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 17, 2012 Posted in EPT News, WPT News | No Comments »

We’re now in the middle of August and with the 2012 World Series of Poker now firmly behind us the other tours are getting rolling, and this week and the next we have two of the biggest tournaments of the year virtually going to head-to-head in the PokerStarsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 19, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

On Wednesday the World Poker Tour (WPT) released the first half of their schedule for Season XI, giving players a look at the upcoming stops in 2012. The Main tour features 11 Championship stops, including a new focus on Europe, as well as the long-standing stops players haveRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Last season it was WPT commentator Mike Sexton who made a World Poker Tour final table, forcing “Raw Deal” host Tony Dunst into the commentator’s booth with Vince Van Patten, and now at the WPT Bestbet Jacksonville Open its Dunst looking to one-up Sexton (who finished in 6thRead Full Article