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RANKINGS: 'CloverSparklesFartShovels' Starts 2017 #1 In Nevada


SteveSchultFeb 2nd, 2017 0
EPT Founder John Duthie appointed President of partypoker LIVE

John Duthie brings over a decade of experience to the partypoker Live project (PokerNews photo) Having founded the European Poker Tour (EPT) back in 2004 and served as the tour’s Chief Executive Officer for eight years, John Duthie is now back in the live poker world with a new role as President of partypoker LIVE. partypoker said in a release that they are “delighted” to announce ...

SupafuzFeb 2nd, 2017 0
World Poker Tour: Daniel Weinman Wins Borgata Winter Poker Open

Daniel Weinman defeated one of the largest fields in WPT history to win the Winter Poker Open. (WPT photo) The largest field in the history of the World Poker Tour Borgata Winter Poker Open assembled this week in Atlantic City. A total of 1,312 entrants created a prize pool of over $4,000,000 with almost $900,000 being awarded for first place. A talented group of players reached the final ...

Matt ClarkFeb 4th, 2017 0
2017 WSOP Changes: More Online Events, Buy-in Levels, Live Updates

The 2017 World Series of Poker could be one of the busiest ever with 74 events over just 48 days (WSOP/Joe Giron photo) In a little over 100 days poker players from around the world will be making their way to Las Vegas for the 2017 World Series of Poker. The schedule includes a total of 74 bracelet events spread over 48 days, meaning the Rio Hotel convention center is going to be packed to ...

LanceFeb 4th, 2017 0
Catalin Pop Wins 888Live Rozvadov Main Event

Catalin Pop defeated a field of 531 to win the first 888Live Main Event of 2017. (PokerNews photo) The first series of the opening 888Live Festival wrapped up Monday at King's Casino in Rozadov, Czech Republic as Catalin 'SrylGotOdds' Pop defeated a field of 531 entrants to claim top honors. The appropriately priced €888 Main Event had a €300,000 guarantee that was easily surpassed and ...

Matt ClarkFeb 6th, 2017 0
PokerStars Festivals Coming to Chile, Spain, South Korea and Uruguay

Five more PokerStars Festival events have been announced for Asia, Europe, and South America. (Neil Stoddart / PokerStars) With the first PokerStars Championships and Festivals of 2017 already in the books, the world leader in online poker announced today five more Festival stops across Asia, Europe, and South America for later this year.

Matt ClarkFeb 7th, 2017 0
Moe Farah Strikes Gold At Borgata Winter Poker Open

Moe Farah entered a field of 5,512 in the Winter Poker Open Event 1 and walked away over $171,000 richer after taking part in a seven-way deal. (Will OC photo) The 2017 Borgata Winter Poker Open wrapped up last week after handing out millions of dollars in prize money over 25 events with thousands of players competing at their chance at a piece of poker glory. The opening event of the WPO ...

Matt ClarkFeb 7th, 2017 0
PokerStars Championship Series Heads to Panama March 10-20

A total of 46 spade trophies will be up for grabs at PokerStars Championship Bahamas next month. The sunburns from the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Championship event have worn off, but don’t worry, the next island PokerStars Championship Series (PCS) is just a month away. The next stop for PCS is the island of Panama from March 10-20 for a 46-event poker series at the Sortis Hotel, Spa, ...

JessFeb 9th, 2017 0
New Bill Proposes Nevada Lower Legal Gambling Age to 18

The Las Vegas strip could soon be full of players as young as 18 if one Nevada lawmaker has his way.(Wikipedia photo) A bill introduced in the Nevada Assembly proposes the state lower the legal gambling age from 21 to 18, but gaming officials are quick to push back on such a change. Republican Assemblyman Jim Wheeler submitted the proposal, Assembly Bill 86, at the request of a constituent ...

bames31Feb 9th, 2017 0
UK Grinder Conor Beresford: "I'm really just here for the money"

Conor Beresford has a one-track mind - not a #1 track mind (PokerStars photo) On , player rankings are obviously pretty darn important. But while some players revel in the glory of a high ranking, for others - like Conor ‘1_conor_b_1’ Beresford - it’s really just a by-product or something far more important. “I don't really follow my rank that much to be honest,” Beresford says. ...

SupafuzFeb 9th, 2017 0
'Pappadogg' Learns New Tricks and Breaks Into Top 10

Germany's 'Pappadogg' has his sites set on being the #1-ranked player in the world. They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but even when you’ve been playing poker for years you always need to be learning and improving, both on and off the tables. Just ask 'Pappadogg' - a player who has just broke into the worldwide top ten rankings for the first time, currently sitting in the #7 ...

SupafuzFeb 9th, 2017 0
10 Players We Hope to See in the Super High Roller Bowl Field

Daniel Negreanu and Kevin Hart are just two players that could round out the field of the PokerCentral Super High Roller Bowl (PokerStars photo) Just about two weeks ago, Aria poker room management was faced with a difficult decision. When registration opened for the 2017 PokerCentral Super High Roller Bowl, a total of 54 players put down a deposit to lock up their spot in the $300,000 buy-in ...

LanceFeb 14th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez Bounces Back to #1

Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez continues to fight it out with 'lena900' atop the PocketFives Rankings (PokerStars photo/Neil Stoddart) For the fourth time in five weeks there has been a change at the top of the PocketFives Rankings but while change seems to be the constant at the top, it's just two players going toe-to-toe. Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez pushed past 'lena900' to retake ...

LanceFeb 15th, 2017 0
ARIA Expands Super High Roller Bowl Field to 56 Players

The 2017 Super High Roller Bowl will be the largest field in the three-year history of the event (PokerCentral photo) When registration for the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl opened last week a total of 54 players made the initial deposit to secure their spot in the biggest buy-in tournament of the year. Only problem is, there were only 35 seats available. The remaining 15 seats were being held ...

LanceFeb 16th, 2017 0
Army Vet Jeremy Linville Looks To Become ClubWPT 'King Of The Club'

Military veteran Jeremy Linville is one of the King of the Club WPT qualifiers for the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. (Submitted photo) The latest ClubWPT promotion offers players the chance to become the 'King of the Club' and head to Hollywood, FL to play at a televised table for a shot at $37,000 in prizes. By qualifying through tournaments available on , 16 players earn a seat to ...

Matt ClarkFeb 17th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Vaillancourt, Delgado Book Victories on PokerStars

PocketFives members had a considerable amount of success in major online poker tournaments over the weekend, as the PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'thx4urm0n3y' who collected $145,741 followed by 'tomc1s' who finished runner-up for $102,279. Relatively unknown Brazilian Neoriel Oliveira took home a career-best $71,776 for his third place performance in that tournament, which ...

dhubermexFeb 20th, 2017 0
Koray Aldemir Wins Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event

Koray Aldemir earned his first career main event win by topping an elite 39 player field. (WSOP photo) The Triton Super High Roller Series wrapped up another exciting festival filled with high rollers populated by the best players in the world. Capping off the series was the HKD$ 1,000,000 Main Event. Poker’s best and brightest were in the 39-player field with Phil Ivey among them.

Matt ClarkFeb 21st, 2017 0