Few players will ever enjoy the kind of run that Eric Afriat is on right now. After beating out the biggest field in the history of the World Poker Tour, Afriat has taken over the 2014 WPT World Championship for two consecutive days to put himself in prime position to contend for an historic back-to-back. [...]
Day 1A of the 2014 European Poker Tour Grand Final €100,000 Super High Roller has ended. The tournament, held in Monaco, attracted 48 players and an additional 11 re-entries bringing the field to 59. This Super High Roller will be the largest that EPT has hosted, up almost 10 entries from last year after Day 1 [...]
Recorded at the WPT Championship at Borgata. WPT President Adam Pliska and Hall of Famer Mike Sexton join the show as well as WPT Player of the Year Mukul Pahuja
We’ve all gotten the unwearable poker shirt from Grandma at Christmas that she found at her local department store – usually featuring some variation of flames or quad aces or both. It was a nice thought from her, but there is a thin line between wearable and would-never-be-caught-dead-in-it poker clothing. Fortunately RunGood Gear was created [...]
Matt Stout can’t be bothered to split hairs over the WPT guarantee or to figure out where “home” actually is. He’s focused on winning this tournament.
The second $100 buy-in with a $20,000 guarantee event of the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker had no problem meeting the guarantee. The event saw a four-way deal made at the final table that accounted for nearly half of the prizepool. The event played until the wee hours of the morning with the clock [...]
Just one week ago Eric Afriat was skipping his family’s Seder to win the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. Now he’s found himself in position to become the first player to win back-to-back WPT titles in the same season. Afriat finished Day 2 of the WPT World Championship as the overwhelming chipleader, bagging up [...]
The World Series of Poker returns to the Crown Casino in Melbourne for the second time in October for WSOP Asia-Pacific, and this time there will 10 bracelets on the line and live worldwide coverage on ESPN. “Crown Melbourne is excited to be hosting the WSOP Asia Pacific for a second time and we are [...]
Timing is everything and PokerStars, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, and three key California card-rooms just pulled off one of the best timed press releases in poker history. Just moments before the Chairman Robert Martin of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians spoke at California’s online poker hearing PokerStars, the Morongo Tribe and the [...]
Marvin Rettenmaier missed his first break when Lily Kiletto went into the tank on a river decision. His tablemates called the clock upon their return.
PokerStars announced some of the dates and locations for Season 11 on the European Poker Tour. Five familiar European cities have been tapped for next season’s tour, along with the Bahamas for the 2015 PCA at the Atlantis Resort. EPT Barcelona – August 16-27 EPT London – October 8-18 EPT Prague – December 7-17 EPT/LAPT [...]
Will Failla is now a spokesman for Monster Headphones, and he has the sledgehammer to prove it. He hopes to see more big brands follow suit in poker promotion.
The first No Limit Hold’em rebuy event of the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker continued the trend of crushing guarantees, and even with a buy-in half that of the other $20,000 Guarantees so far in NJCOP, Event 7 awarded the second-biggest first place prize of the series so far. When all was said and [...]
The latest standings in the Overall 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year race has the field chasing Dominik Panka and Mike McDonald – the two hottest players in the world at the start of 2014. However, five new players have debuted in the top 20 causing the biggest upheaval in the rankings in weeks. Mukul [...]