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Hairabedian Picks up Second WSOPE Bracelet

The action from Thursday had left the €2,200 No Limit Hold’em Event #5 had left the field down to just seven players. Heading up this pack was Erik Seidel, who had nearly twice the stack of his next nearest rival. It looked like the Poker Legend was a strong...

Stojanovic Upsets O’Brien in WSOPE Event #3

The €5.300 Mixed Max No Limit Hold’em Event #3 played out it’s final heads up matchup yesterday, with the last two players vying for their first WSOP bracelet. The final had been set on Wednesday when the semi final matchups had been contested with Noah...

100 WSOP Cashes for the Poker Brat

Thursday in Paris saw history being made as the Poker Brat, Phil Hellmuth, made history as the first player in the WSOP’s existence to achieve 100 cashes in bracelet events. This milestone makes Hellmuth the holder of both the most cashes and most bracelets in...

WSOP Main Event Day #7 TV Recap

It’s that time again! The World Series of Poker Main Event returned to TV yesterday with Day 7. Only 27 players remained out of a field of 6,352, the 7th largest field in history, and that number would drop down to 21 by the time the episode ended. Check out the...

Henrik Johansson Wins the 2013 WSOPE Event #2

The final table from Event #2 of this year’s WSOPE was a short, sharp, and some may say, brutal affair. it only took 91 hands for Swede Henrik Johansson to emerge as the second 2013 WSOP bracelet winner. Johansson was able to pick up the €129,700 first prize...

Tuesday’s Action from the WSOPE

Tuesday the 16th of October 2013 was another day of action at the Casino Barrière just outside Paris as the WSOPE played through its fifth day. We had the final table of Event #2 while Events #3 and #4 were also in action. Event #2 The €1100 No Limit Hold’em...

Manic Monday at WSOPE in Paris

Monday saw two events in full flow at the Casino Barrière in gay Paris as the 2013 WSOPE continued. We had two events in action, and ended up preparing the final table for Event #2, as well as significantly reducing the field for Event #3. Event #2 The €1000 + €100 No...

U.S. News: October 14 to October 20

Bovada This Week The Golden Spade Poker Open – $1.5M Guaranteed This week, Bovada is entering The Championship Series of its biggest promotion ever, The Golden Spade Poker Open with $1.5 million in guaranteed prizes. Running from October 19 to November 3, the...

UK and Irish Poker Scene 14th October

WPT National UK Satellites Starting Today The World Poker Tour has launched a National Tour for the UK and Party Poker are offering online satellites. They start today, and offer players the chance to get a seat to this £200 event starting in late October. For those...

WSOPE 2013 continues with Day 1b of Event #2

The only action in the World Series of Poker Europe yesterday was in Day 1b of the €1000 + €100 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry, and Sunday’s action attracted 295 unique entries, making for 659 total entries. Event #2 With Niels Herrgodts leading the Day 1a chip...

Robin Ylitalo Wins EPT Season 10 London

The Season 10 London Leg of the PokerStars European Poker Tour has come to an end, and it’s not been short of stories. It ended when Robin “Robihino” Ylitalo beat online qualifier Georgios Karakousis in a fairly short heads up battle. Ylitalo is...

World Series of Europe Begins in Paris

The European leg of the World Series of Poker has begun on the table of the Casino Barrière in Paris, and we have already seen the first bracelet winner crowned in the form of the first ever WSOPE ladies champion. We have also seen the first flight of Event #2, the...

Yan Leads Last 16 at London EPT

At the age of 20 I was lucky if I managed not to burn the kitchen down by making a piece of toast, but Kiwi David Yan has managed to not only make the last 16 of this year’s PokerStars London leg of the European Poker Tour, he has done so as the Chip Leader. Day...

London’s EPT Main Event ready for Day 3

The PokerStars European Poker Tour is firmly entrenched at the Connaught Rooms in central London, and the main event is preparing to start Day 3 tomorrow. The chip leader going into Day 3 is going to be Tudor Purice, who is going to be coming back with a stack of...

US News: October 7 to October 13

Bovada This Week The room did not break ground on any new contests or reward programs this week, but is continuing to offer a good variety of existing ones: here is a quick rundown. Golden Spade Poker Championship Series – qualify for as little as $4.40 for a cut of...

Bovada Report: Week of October 7th, 2013

Poker 1. Golden Spade Poker Open Running from September 9 to November 3, the Golden Spade Poker Open will have over 100 events and award $1.5 Million Guaranteed. With the biggest prize pool in the history of Bovada, this new tournament series is generating a lot of...

AU Weekly Poker News 6 – 12 October

Peter Lau wins the Mini Main Event   Sunday 6 October saw the conclusion of the inaugural Mini Main Event, which was held in the Crown Poker Room at Crown Casino, Melbourne, with Peter Lau being crowned champion after he beat out a collection of top players from...

Unleashing The Beast!

In the past twelve months, Black Chip Poker has passed out over $2,000,000 in cash and tournament tickets through The Beast promotion. Now this monthly promotion is expanding in order to offer players an extra opportunity each month to get in the extra cash. From the...

U.S. News: September 30 to October 6

Bovada This Week WPT Montreal: Cash Edition Another week – another exciting promotion from Bovada. From September 30 to October 27, you can play your favorite poker games to earn weekly cash bonuses while also scoring chances to win the $6k WPT Montreal Prize Package....

Bovada Report: Week of September 30th, 2013

Poker 1. Golden Spade Poker Open Running from September 9 to November 3, the Golden Spade Poker Open will have over 100 events and award $1.5 Million Guaranteed. With the biggest prize pool in the history of Bovada, this new tournament series is generating a lot of...

Au Weekly Poker News – 29 Sept – 5 Oct

  Australia’s Luke “Value Folding” McLean wins a 2013 WCOOP Gold Bracelet   Australia’s own Luke “ValueFolding” McLean has landed himself a 2013 World Championship of Online Poker bracelet. McLean won event 62; USD$700 NLHE Super Knock-Out, beating a massive...

WSOP Main Event Day #5 (Part 2) TV Recap

This Tuesday (Wednesday night for those of us in Canada) the televised action at the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event continued, picking up right where last week’s two episodes left off. Day 5 saw a series of big hands, high profile exits, and more than a...

Bovada Report: Week of September 23th, 2013

Poker 1. Golden Spade Poker Open Running from September 9 to November 3, the Golden Spade Poker Open will have over 100 events and award $1.5 Million Guaranteed. With the biggest prize pool in the history of Bovada, this new tournament series is generating a lot of...

AU Weekly Poker News: 21 – 27 Sept

  2013 Western Classic Poker Championship claims winner Darcy Dixon was crowned the 2013 Western Poker Champion this weekend in Perth, Australia collecting a massive AU$71,000 for his troubles while the Player of the Championship went to Lori Yogo, who add this...

WSOP Main Event Returns to ESPN Tonight

After several weeks off the air the 2013 World Series of Poker returns to ESPN tonight with two hours of brand-new coverage of the Main Event. Beginning at 9pm ET, the programming will cover Day 5 action. From now until the final table, viewers can watch the action...

U.S. News: September 16 to September 22

Bovada This Week The $5K PTS Weekly The staple of Bovada’s weekly menu has been the $5,000 Poker Points Freeroll. You can put those hard-earned Poker Points to good use by playing for your share of five grand given out every Thursday or Saturday without risking any...

Bovada Report: Week of September 16th, 2013

Poker 1. Back to school with Bovada From September 2 to September 29 play any of your favorite poker games and earn up to $115 in weekly cash bonuses. You’ll also get entries to a draw for a $5K Poker Scholarship, which awards over 40 high value tournament tickets!...

Weekly AU Poker News 15 – 21 September

  James Packer sets aim at new heights.   As the ink is still drying from his recent acquisition of prime Sydney real estate for the latest Crown creation, James Packer has not rested as he is targeting a 400 – room resort style casino in Sri Lanka to add to...

U.S. News: September 9 to September 15

Bovada This Week The New Series, Golden Spade Poker Open, Offers Highest Prizes Ever Starting September 9, the Golden Spade Open series will run through November 3 and will have over 100 events awarding at least $1.5 million in prizes. This makes it the biggest prize...

Exclusive WCOOP Freeroll for FTR Members

FlopTurnRiver.com has teamed up with PokerStars.com to offer FTR members a fantastic chance to play for massive prize pools as part of the 2013 WCOOP for free. The freeroll is taking place on Thursday at 4pm ET (9pm WET) and will be exclusively for FTR members who...

Bovada Report: Week of September 9nd, 2013

Poker 1. Back to school with Bovada From September 2 to September 29 play any of your favorite poker games and earn up to $115 in weekly cash bonuses. You’ll also get entries to a draw for a $5K Poker Scholarship, which awards over 40 high value tournament tickets!...

Weekly AU Poker News: 8 – 14 September

Weekly AU Poker news 8-14 September   Lynn Gilmartin announced as World Poker Tour lead anchor. The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced that Australia’s Lynn Gilmartin will replace Kimberly Lansing as the lead anchor for the main WPT television broadcast.  ...

Canada Weekly Update – September 7

New Announcements: CPT Montreal Mega Stack Poker Series Where: VIP Poker Room – Kahnawake (Near Montreal), Quebec When: September 24 to October 2 The Mega Stack Poker Series will feature 8 events, indcluding a 3 day Main Event. Regular buy-ins range from $85 to...