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Fabian Quoss Wins Aussie Millions $100k Challenge

Fabian Quoss Wins Aussie Millions $100k Challenge

January 31 2016
On Saturday, the $100k Challenge of the 2016 Aussie Millions wrapped up, following a 4-day hiatus, which was instituted to allow players to take part in the Main Event. The one who walked away with the top prize and the ... Read More

PokerStars: Suspicious Player in TCOOP Event Not Bot After All

PokerStars: Suspicious Player in TCOOP Event Not Bot After All

January 31 2016
PokerStars have been tightening up their anti-botting policy lately, with one of their newly instituted measures raising quite a bit of controversy in poker circles. Apparently however, their anti third-party software drive is by no means misdirected: on the ... Read More

Aussie Millions Main Event Plays Down to Final 150

Aussie Millions Main Event Plays Down to Final 150

January 28 2016
While in the rest of the world poker withers under the pressures of excessive and poorly thought-out regulation, in Australia, its woes are non-existent. In fact - judging by the attendance numbers generated by this year's Aussie Millions ... Read More

PokerStars Apparently Institutes New Security Measures

PokerStars Apparently Institutes New Security Measures

January 27 2016
When it comes to account security one can never be cautious enough in the online poker world, but the possibility of overkill in this respect does exist and - if the latest rumors making the rounds at some of ... Read More

What's Next for the PCA?

What's Next for the PCA?

January 27 2016
In the years following the popularity explosion of poker and online poker in 2004, various poker tours and tournaments sprung up everywhere, of which some have long landed in the dustbin of poker history. Few players out there remember the ... Read More

Greg Raymer Sells his 2016 Action

Greg Raymer Sells his 2016 Action

January 21 2016
Raising money by selling one's action has long been a popular way for well-known professional players to finance some of their live poker activities, and now Greg Raymer, the 2004 winner of the WSOP's Main Event, has apparently resorted ... Read More

Mike Watson Wins 2016 PCA Main Event

Mike Watson Wins 2016 PCA Main Event

January 18 2016
The Main Event of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure went into the books the other day and its winner was Mike Watson, who defeated none other than the only player to make the final table of the poker tournament ... Read More

Nick Maimone Wins 2016 PCA $25k High Roller

Nick Maimone Wins 2016 PCA $25k High Roller

January 15 2016
The 2015 edition of the PCA's $25k High Roller was by all accounts a major success: no fewer than 225 buy-ins ended up in the prize-pool, of which 173 were unique ones, while ~52 were rebuys. The prize-pool ... Read More

2016 PCA Main Event - Day 5 Report

2016 PCA Main Event - Day 5 Report

January 14 2016
The 5th day of the 2016 edition of the PokerStars Caribbean adventure went into the books on Wednesday, with 19 players of the original 928 runners returning to the tables. The chip leader was Brazil's Leonardo Pires, who had amassed a ... Read More

2016 PCA Main Event - Day 3 Report

2016 PCA Main Event - Day 3 Report

January 13 2016
The third day of the Main Event of the 2016 edition of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure saw the Day 2 chip leader, Brazil's Leonardo Pires build up a massive chip lead. ... Read More

2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event - Day 2 Report

2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event - Day 2 Report

January 11 2016
The second day of the PCA's 2016 Main Event went into the books and it was indeed an eventful stretch of live poker action. The player who clinched the chip lead going into Day 2 was Brazil's Leonardo Pires, who built ... Read More

Viktor Blom Finishes 2015 as Biggest Online Cash Game Winner

Viktor Blom Finishes 2015 as Biggest Online Cash Game Winner

January 05 2016
Viktor Blom and Phil Ivey have stolen most of the online cash game headlines in 2015, for different reasons. While the former eventually turned out to be the biggest winner at the games, with some $2.1 million in profits, the latter ... Read More

Looking Back at 2015: Daniel Negreanu's WSOP Main Event Run

Looking Back at 2015: Daniel Negreanu's WSOP Main Event Run

January 04 2016
The Main Event of the Word Series of Poker is always something that garners plenty of attention and that raises plenty of hype, so it's only natural to include it in any yearly retrospective. The 2015 Main Event conjured up memories ... Read More

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