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Koln4ever Wins WCOOP Event #34

We’re rolling into the final weekend for WCOOP 2009, as it was Event #34 wrapping up in the wee hours of the morning.  This event was a $215 no-limit Hold’em tournament featuring “big antes” from the start.  The guarantee was set at $500,000,...

vakAAttack Wins WCOOP Event #6

The 2009 World Championship of Online Poker continued yesterday with event #6, a $100 + $9 no-limit Hold’em tournament with $1 million guaranteed.  The WCOOP continues to draw huge fields and destroy the guarantees and this tournament was no exception.  A total...

hoodini10 Wins Full Tilt Poker FTOPS XII Event 12

The first tournament of FTOPS 13 that featured a buy-in of $1,000 or more took place yesterday on Full Tilt.  It was a no-limit Hold’em event that started with an ante from the very first hand.  This format is always interesting because it generally is going to...

Coverage of 2009 WSOP Begins Next Week on ESPN

ESPN has officially announced the schedule for airing the World Series of Poker events that have been recorded over the past couple of months.  Beginning next Tuesday, July 28th, and continuing every Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. ET up until the Main Event’s final...

Main Event Day 1D Sell-Out Angers Hundreds

The numbers for the first three days of the WSOP Main Event had been underwhelming at best.  Day 1A saw 1,116 players, Day 1B had only 873 players, and Day 1C picked up a little to 1,696 players.  So the last thing the organizers of the World Series wanted to do was...

Ivey Wins His 7th Bracelet – Event #25

Phil Ivey continues to shine during this year’s World Series of Poker as he has just won his 2nd WSOP bracelet this year and 7th overall.  This one came in Event #25, a mixed tournament of Omaha and 7-Card Stud Hi/Low, 8 or Better Split.  Interestingly enough,...

Steve Sung Wins WSOP 2009 Event 4, $1k NLHE

The largest ever World Series of Poker tournament, outside a Main Event, is now completed, and only 1 day late.  The tournament was originally schedule to run for 4 days, ending Tuesday.  However, late Tuesday, event organizers, along with ESPN360, who would be airing...

WSOP 2009 “Stimulus Special” Sells Out

So far it seems that the 2009 World Series of Poker could not have gotten off to a better start!  Four tournaments have begun and three records have been broken.  In Event 2, the $40k buy-in 40th Annual No-Limit Hold’em Event, the record for largest prize pool...

WSOP 2009 "Stimulus Special" Sells Out

So far it seems that the 2009 World Series of Poker could not have gotten off to a better start!  Four tournaments have begun and three records have been broken.  In Event 2, the $40k buy-in 40th Annual No-Limit Hold’em Event, the record for largest prize pool...

World Series of Poker 2009 Starts this Week

Maybe it’s because the last World Series of Poker just finished up in November, but it seems hard to believe that the 2009 World Series starts Wednesday.  Registration opens up on Tuesday, as well as tournament satellites and of course, plenty of cash game...

Jas11 wins Full-Tilt-Poker FTOPS XII Event 12

FTOPS XII could be getting a little expensive for the folks over at Full Tilt.  Yesterday’s Event 12 drew a decent crowd of 1,349 players to pay the $1,000 + $60 entry fee.  However, that still left an overlay of $151,000 in the $1.5 million guaranteed...

Leopard18 Wins Full-Tilt-Poker FTOPS XII Event 4

FTOPS XII continued yesterday with Event #4.  This was a $200 + $16 no-limit Hold’em event allowing 1-re-buy and 1-add-on and featuring a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool.  That prize would rise, however, as there were 1,196 players to buy-in, followed by 872...

WSOP 2009 Less Than One Month Away

That’s right folks, the 2009 edition of the largest poker tournament series in the world starts in less than a month.  The series will start off with a bang this year in celebration of the 40th Annual No-Limit Hold’em event (this is actually Event 2, Event...

Bodog-Poker Open III Coming this Month

Bodog has released the dates and information for the latest rendition of the very popular Bodog Poker Open series.  The upcoming series will piggyback a little bit on the concept started by PokerStars in the recent SCOOP series.  They will offer three different...

PokerStars-SCOOP-2009-Event-20-Results

The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker is down to its final day after the completion of Event 20.  This event was a fixed limit, 6-max Hold’em tournament, with starting stack sizes of 5,000 chips and 15 minute blinds.  Once again there were three...

PokerStars-SCOOP-2009-Event-4-Results

PokerStars’ brand new tournament series, the Spring Championship of Online Poker, continued this afternoon with their second Hold’em event.  Event 4 was a No-Limit Hold’em 2x Second Chance Turbo Event, which kicked off at 4:30 Eastern time.  The...

Poker Bill Moves Through Committee in Texas

A bill introduced by Texas Representative, Jose Menendez, passed through the Texas House Licensing and Administrative Procedures Committee yesterday.  This is the first step in getting poker legalized and regulated throughout the state.  The bill was passed by a vote...

Jaime Gold Back on Top

Well, not exactly, but he was a part on the first place team at this past weekend’s Dream Team Poker event at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.  Team Aced was able to earn the fewest points (lower number is better) of the 148 teams.  Gold’s team was made...

LAPT Mexico Finally Concludes

It’s been a few months since the PokerStars LAPT Mexico tournament started.  Back in December, 242 entrants paid the $2,500 to play in the tourny, only to have it halted by the gaming commission with 89 players still in the game. At that time, PokerStars decided...

Durrrr Doing Well on High Stakes Poker

Tom Dwan, known online as Durrrr, has been pretty prominent in the first two episodes of High Stakes Poker’s 5th season.  Although it’s hard to know exactly how each player is doing because only a select number of hands are shown, Dwan seems to be right at...

wesh cousin Wins Full-Tilt-Poker FTOP XI Event 20

Event #20 kicked off this Friday at 2pm eastern.  The $200 buy-in event saw 2,360 entrants vying for their share of the $472,000 prize pool ($72,000 more than the guarantee).  Adam Noone was the Red Pro host and unfortunately for him, was also the first Red Pro of the...
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