Posted by Carolyn on Feb 19, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Broadcast giant ESPN and Poker Central will be partnering for the second time to air poker action at the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) After a successful partnership last year, where ESPN aired the 2017 WSOP Main Event for the first time, the channel has announced thatRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Feb 14, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Avi Shamir is finally taking home his share of last year’s bad beat jackpot after the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) rules in his favor in the Red Rock Casino Resort Spa v. Avinoam Shamir case. According to the disposition published by the NGCB last week, 83-year-old poker player AviRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Feb 05, 2018 Posted in Aussie Poker News, High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

The Aussie Millions Main Event is always the biggest draw for the premier Australian poker event. This is mostly because of the large prize pool on offer. The 2018 Aussie Millions was a grand success for tournament organizers and the Main Event once again proved to be theRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 31, 2018 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

French poker pro Bertrand Grospellier commonly known as ‘ElkY’ has announced his departure from Team Pokerstars Pro after a relationship that lasted nearly 12 years. Grospellier recently made the announcement via his Twitter account but did not precisely confirm why he decided to part ways after a relationshipRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 30, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Industry News, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has confirmed that they will be introducing two new elements to high-roller events at the 2018 WSOP and the news has received the approval from the majority of poker players. The WSOP confirmed in a tweet last week that the 2018 WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 29, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

partypoker’s very popular televised cash game is set to return next month. ‘The Big Game’ will make its return to the first ever partypoker MILLIONS event in Germany and will feature its first ever Pot Limit Omaha edition. The tournament will take place from February 8 to 18Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 26, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has released the schedule for its season-ending Tournament of Champions. Capping Season XVI, this high-stakes tournament series is going to be held at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. This is the first time that the Tournament of Champions will takeRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 23, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

The L.A. Poker Classic (LAPC) is one of the most renowned poker tournaments in the U.S.A. The LAPC has been around for ages and poker players from all across the country make a stop at the LAPC each year, to have fun and the opportunity to win largeRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 17, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Argentinean poker pro Maria Lampropulos created a new record in the poker world by becoming the first woman to win the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event. The PCA is one of the most popular poker events on the global circuit and it always takes place in theRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 17, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

A 27-year-old amateur poker player decided to play a live poker tournament for the first time in 2003 and ended up winning the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event for $2.5 million. That poker player was Chris Moneymaker who booked a seat at the Main Event fromRead Full Article