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Mustapha Kanit wins 2015 EPT Barcelona High Roller

Mustapha Kanit wins 2015 EPT Barcelona High Roller

August 31 2015
The first stop of the 12th season of the European Poker Tour turned out to be a truly record-breaking one: not only did the Main Event break all previous attendance records, the High Roller - not ... Read More

John Juanda Wins 2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event

John Juanda Wins 2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event

August 31 2015
The EPT's 2015 Barcelona Main Event turned out to be a special one for a number of reasons: first of all, it was the first event of season 12 of the European Poker Tour. Secondly and perhaps more importantly: it became ... Read More

2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event - Day 3 Report

2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event - Day 3 Report

August 28 2015
Day 3 of the 2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event was the day which would finally see the price-pool revealed. Indeed, those still in contention will play for a prize-pool of €8.21 million, which means that ... Read More

2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event - Day 2 Report

2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event - Day 2 Report

August 27 2015
The second day of the 2015 edition of the EPT's Barcelona Main Event was a really prolific one in terms of player eliminations. Some 1,000 players showed up at the tables at the beginning of the day and ... Read More

2015 EPT Barcelona Super High Roller - Day 2 Report

2015 EPT Barcelona Super High Roller - Day 2 Report

August 24 2015
As said yesterday, with registration for the $50k Super High Roller of the 2015 EPT only closing on Day 2, some more buy-ins were expected and indeed, 6 more of them came, taking the already record-breaking ... Read More

2015 EPT Barcelona - Super High Roller Day 1 Report

2015 EPT Barcelona - Super High Roller Day 1 Report

August 23 2015
The Super High Roller of the 2015 EPT Barcelona stop started off on the right foot. Its first day drew no fewer than 93 registrations, of which 81 were unique-player buy-ins and 12 were re-buys. ... Read More

Online Poker Action: Polk to Fight Sands?

Online Poker Action: Polk to Fight Sands?

August 23 2015
The world of online poker has always been a quirky one therefore it is not exactly a surprise that Dough Polk and David Sands' rumored $500k fight isn't even the first instance of such a story. Bertrand Grospellier was involved ... Read More

Full Tilt's New Rewards Program a Hit with Players

Full Tilt's New Rewards Program a Hit with Players

August 20 2015
Full Tilt Poker have overhauled quite a few things lately and some of the changes they have ushered in weren't particularly popular and didn't seem to make sense from an outside perspective. Their latest move however, the overhauling ... Read More

Poker's "Other" Mystery Man

Poker's "Other" Mystery Man

August 20 2015
For years, Sweden's Viktor Blom was poker's and online poker's mystery man. The high stakes player took the poker world by storm, talking on some of the biggest names in the game successfully at Full Tilt Poker and relieving them of ... Read More

EPT 12 Kicks Off - Steve O'Dwyer Wins

EPT 12 Kicks Off - Steve O'Dwyer Wins

August 19 2015
The EPT's 12th season has kicked off with its first stop, the Barcelona one, and a winner has already emerged, in Steve O'Dwyer, who became the first player to hoist a EPT Season 12 trophy above his head. ... Read More

Microstakes Spin and Gos Hit Spain, France

Microstakes Spin and Gos Hit Spain, France

August 18 2015
PokerStars have been looking to cover as wide a range of buy-ins and prize-pools with their Spin and Gos lately as possible and indeed, they have expanded in both directions in this respect. A little while ago, they ... Read More

Full Tilt Poker Launches Players Club

Full Tilt Poker Launches Players Club

August 14 2015
Full Tilt Poker has gone through quite a shakeup this year and apparently the jostling of reward systems and player reward schemes hasn't ended yet. What the changes have thus far accomplished was that they pushed the cash games over to ... Read More

European Poker Industry Wrap-up

European Poker Industry Wrap-up

August 10 2015
It is safe to say that Unibet Poker entered a zone of uncertainty following its parting ways with the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN), but their decision-makers seem to have been vindicated by the Q2 2015 results recently announced. There has ... Read More

Nevada Gaming Revenues Fail to Impress in June

Nevada Gaming Revenues Fail to Impress in June

August 10 2015
Summer is usually not a good time for the online gambling industry: people spend a lot of time outside, they go vacationing and the last thing on their mind is to spend hours staring at their computer/mobile device screens. According to ... Read More

No More Withdrawal Fees for PartyPoker Players

No More Withdrawal Fees for PartyPoker Players

August 04 2015
Withdrawal fees have always been a problem with online poker players and it's safe to say no one ever liked this "necessary" evil. It appears though that the evil fees are no longer necessary at PartyPoker: the site has decided ... Read More

Joe McKeehen Huge November Nine Favorite

Joe McKeehen Huge November Nine Favorite

August 04 2015
Having finished the last day of the 2015 WSOP with a monster stack and a huge chip lead, November Niner Joe McKeehen is without a doubt the biggest favorite to pick up the title come the final table showdown in ... Read More

Loni Harwood Wins WSOP National Championship

Loni Harwood Wins WSOP National Championship

August 02 2015
The 2015 edition of the WSOP's National Championship is in the books and the winner is Loni Harwood. Harwood bested a starting field of 122 players, comprised of competitors who actually paid their way into the event the old-fashioned way ... Read More

Online Poker Action - Blom's July Rollercoaster

Online Poker Action - Blom's July Rollercoaster

August 01 2015
The high stakes online poker action has been steadily moving from Full Tilt Poker to PokerStars lately, to the point that these days, one can just about ignore whatever's going on at FTP in this respect. At PokerStars though, the action ... Read More

bwin.party Saga not Over Yet

bwin.party Saga not Over Yet

August 01 2015
A couple of weeks ago news broke regarding the 888 Group's acquiring of bwin.party and the deal was essentially presented as a done one. Apparently though, that is not the case: GVC, another party involved in the bidding war surrounding the ... Read More

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