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Hansen and Blom to Square off in Full Tilt’s “Heads-Up Showdown”

Hansen and Blom to Square off in Full Tilt’s “Heads-Up Showdown”

August 29 2014
It’s been a while since the online poker world could focus its attention on a truly monumental heads-up bout pitting two of the game’s greatest names against one another (as you probably remember, the last such affair was the vilely ... Read More

EPT Barcelona Main Event – Andre Lettau Wins

EPT Barcelona Main Event – Andre Lettau Wins

August 29 2014
The latest stop of the EPT’s 11th season was a truly record-breaking one from every angle. The starting field numbered some 1,496 players, and with each and every one of those players contributing €5.3k, it’s easy to see how the ... Read More

EPT Barcelona: Day 2 is in the Books

EPT Barcelona: Day 2 is in the Books

August 24 2014
The Main Event of the first stop of the EPT’s 11th season has entered its second day, seeing more than 900 players return to its tables, from the initial starting field of 1,496.
The prize-pool of the ... Read More

Online Poker Action – Blom Snaps Losing Streak

Online Poker Action – Blom Snaps Losing Streak

August 24 2014
This week, the high stakes online poker action was somewhat slower at PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, but still enough money changed hands to grab some headlines. The biggest winner of the week was Sebastian Ruthenberg, who ended up with ... Read More

Free Online Poker Market to Shrink Further with Likely Swiss Regulation

Free Online Poker Market to Shrink Further with Likely Swiss Regulation

August 20 2014
Switzerland is apparently looking to join the list of countries which have enacted various laws to regulate their online gambling/poker markets, effectively locking out international operators and eventually choking the life out of the potentially lucrative activity. The Conference of the ... Read More

The Online Poker Weekend: Espen Sorlie’s Golden Run

The Online Poker Weekend: Espen Sorlie’s Golden Run

August 19 2014
Last weekend turned out to be one for the online poker history books. With the FTOPS’ last edition set to go out with a bang through its $640 Main Event, and with PokerStars’ Sunday Million taking a back seat this time, ... Read More

Online Poker Legalization Setback: Both California Bills are Dead

Online Poker Legalization Setback: Both California Bills are Dead

August 19 2014
The legalization and regulation of online poker has never been a task that anybody ever thought an easy one to accomplish on any level. US lawmakers have repeatedly failed to get something going on the federal level and since about two ... Read More

Not all is Well with Dutch Regulation

Not all is Well with Dutch Regulation

August 18 2014
Dutch lawmakers have been preparing to legalize and to regulate the online poker and gaming market of the tiny country – once described as “a market full of potential” by Unibet CEO Henrik Tjarnstrom – but apparently, they’ve been getting ... Read More

Daniel Cates’s Full Tilt Profits Exceed the $10 Million Mark

Daniel Cates’s Full Tilt Profits Exceed the $10 Million Mark

August 11 2014
Daniel Cates has been one of the main headliners of online poker news portals, TV channels and highlight-reels for years now, so it’s obvious to everyone at this point that he is a profitable player. He, unlike Gus ... Read More

Online Poker Action: Luneau Wins Big, Blom Loses

Online Poker Action: Luneau Wins Big, Blom Loses

August 11 2014
The first week of August is in the books as far as high stakes cash game action is concerned at Full Tilt Poker as well as at PokerStars and the winners and the losers are in. While some of the ... Read More

SnG Jackpot Hit at Full Tilt Poker

SnG Jackpot Hit at Full Tilt Poker

August 11 2014
Full Tilt Poker’s recently introduced Jackpot Sit’n Gos turned out to be extremely popular with their players. Launched on June 24, the games saw droves of players take to the tables, so it almost immediately made sense for the site to ... Read More

The FTOPS Are Back!

The FTOPS Are Back!

August 04 2014
Full Tilt Poker’ Full Tilt Online Poker Series is arguably one of the most popular online poker series out there. Those in the loop know that the latest edition of the FTOPS, their 26th, has kicked off on Sunday, offering no ... Read More

2015 Aussie Millions Schedule Announced

2015 Aussie Millions Schedule Announced

August 04 2014
The Aussie Millions represent the first major live tournament series of the year, and its organizers are always keen on publishing its schedule well ahead of time. This year, they’ve already made it clear how the January 2015 ... Read More

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