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Poker Bad Beats And You

You have a pretty looking hand and your opponent has a funny, lopsided looking hand and you’re happy to see that all the money goes in the pot. The end. Everything after that is just an illusion taking your focus away from a truth in poker. You’ve made the...

Sunday: The ECOOP Main Event

High stakes online play has dried up during the World Series of Poker – everywhere but on the iPoker Network that is. On Sunday, June 6th, the best online players will compete in the final event of the European Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP). The game is a...

WSOP Player Caught Stealing, Banned for Life

There are two ways to steal money at a poker tournament: with guns, like in the recent German poker heist, or with sleight of hand, like this week in the World Series of Poker. Instead of prison, the thief now faces a humiliating lifetime ban. In the third level of...

Switzerland Dubs Poker a Game of Chance

As they say in Vegas, the house always wins. Such was the case today in Switzerland, where a lawsuit brought to the Supreme Court by the Swiss casino industry declared poker a game of chance. As a result of the ruling, the only legal way to play poker in Switzerland...

World Series of Poker Starts Today

For professionals and poker fans around the world, the start of the WSOP in Vegas today marks the beginning of the greatest tournaments that the poker world has to offer. The series kicks off with the $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship, an event designed for...

Get an Extra 20% at Bodog Poker

Time for a reload? FlopTurnRiver and Bodog Poker are offering a special deal, but only until May 31st. Bodog announced that any player who makes a deposit using eWallet Xpress will get a free 10% bonus on their deposit. Anyone who signs up through FlopTurnRiver gets a...

PTownDrunk wins FTOPS XVI Event 23

FTOPS XVI Event 23 ended in a surprising upset victory for PTownDrunk, who left the final table with $56,500 dollars. PTownDrunk came back after barely surviving most of the final table with a small stack – when four players remained, he held barely 12% of the...

BegsClutch Wins FTOPS Event #11 for $57,855

FTOPS 11, a 6-max turbo quadruple shootout with 1,102 players and $330,600 prize pool ended with a decisive victory for BegsClutch. BegsClutch defeated kiwid10 on the final table when kiwid shoved with AKo and BegsClutch called with pocket aces. The Full Tilt Pros...

In April, FTOPS. In May, SCOOP.

The end of April doesn’t mean the end of great tournament action. In April, the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS XVI) has 30 events with $18 million in prizes. In May, you can play in PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). This...

WSOP Prize Packages at bwin

For players and fans of poker, there is no greater or more prestigious game than the World Series of Poker Main Event. From now until June 20th, you can qualify to win a $15,000 Main Event package at bwin and earn your chance to play with the pros. bwin, a member of...

One Week Until PokerStars Dream Job Tournament

Your chance for professional sponsorship is just one week away! On Saturday, March 27, PokerStars will run its Dream Job Australia Grand Final, where the top ten finishers get a shot at a $100,000 live poker contract. The winner will be chosen to represent PokerStars...

Full-Tilt-Poker-FTOPS-9-Event-5

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series continued yesterday with another met guarantee in a game with dwindling popularity, especially online, Stud Hi. 581 people bought in to Event #5, a $200+16 tournament to make a prize pool of $116,200 with almost 27k going to first...