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Viktor Blom to Twitch Stream Action on May 27

Viktor Blom to Twitch Stream Action on May 27

May 20 2015
As Twitch gathers more and more popularity among the top online poker pros, more and more of them begin streaming their action. The latest "name" player to jump on the Twitch bandwagon is Viktor Blom, who recently announced that on May ... Read More

Jason Mercier Wins Another SCOOP Event

Jason Mercier Wins Another SCOOP Event

May 18 2015
A few days ago we featured a news-piece about Jason Mercier's two SCOOP wins. While winning two events of the prestigious series was indeed an outstanding accomplishment, Mercier didn't stop there. He has now won another SCOOP tournament, adding yet ... Read More

Phil Ivey no Longer Biggest Loser of the Year

Phil Ivey no Longer Biggest Loser of the Year

May 18 2015
Phil Ivey, until a few days ago the biggest online poker loser of the year, managed to put together an impressively profitable run last week, finally removing himself from the biggest loser spot.
Interestingly enough, Ivey's run took place during a ... Read More

Mercier Wins 2 SCOOP Events

Mercier Wins 2 SCOOP Events

May 15 2015
The 2015 Spring Championship of Online Poker is in full swing at PokerStars, and some of the pros of the site are busy playing and - in Jason Mercier's case - winning too. With 24 of the 138 scheduled ... Read More

Poker AI Whooped by Professional Players

Poker AI Whooped by Professional Players

May 12 2015
Artificial intelligence has come a long way over the last few years and when it comes to the game of poker, AI encoded into various poker bots seemed to do exceptionally well indeed. A computer science team at Carnegie Melon University ... Read More

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final Main Event - Adrian Mateos Wins

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final Main Event - Adrian Mateos Wins

May 12 2015
As big a nation as Spain is, it had failed for years to produce a European Poker Tour Champion. That dry spell came to an end with the end of the Main Event of the Tour's Monte Carlo ... Read More

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final Main Event Down to 15

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final Main Event Down to 15

May 07 2015
The objective on Day 4 of the EPT's Monte Carlo Grand Final Main Event was to play down to the final 16, not a too-lofty goal indeed, as there were only 34 players returning to the tables. ... Read More

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final - Day 2 In the Books

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final - Day 2 In the Books

May 05 2015
The second day of the EPT's Monte Carlo Main Event went into the books, leaving some 114 players in contention. Day 2 saw both surviving fields from the two Day 1 flights get together for the first time, ... Read More

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final €50k Super High Roller: Mustafa Kanit Wins

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final €50k Super High Roller: Mustafa Kanit Wins

May 04 2015
The €50k Super High Roller of the European Poker Tour's Monaco Grand Final saw 66 buy-ins go into the middle. Given the relatively small number of participants, the event only took a day to wrap up. The ... Read More

PokerStars' Spin and Gos Make Another Millionaire

PokerStars' Spin and Gos Make Another Millionaire

May 01 2015
It may have come late in the month, but it is now official indeed: April has created 2 millionaires at PokerStars, through the site's popular Spin and Gos. Finally, a player not from Russia managed to get Lady Luck to side ... Read More

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