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$565 Colossus Lives Up to Expectations

$565 Colossus Lives Up to Expectations

May 31 2015
The $565 Colossus event of the 2015 WSOP was hyped as the biggest ever WSOP event and at the official end of registration - even though precise numbers are not yet available - it is clear that it has ... Read More

2015 WSOP -Nick Petrangelo Wins event #4

2015 WSOP -Nick Petrangelo Wins event #4

May 31 2015
The 4th event of the 2015 WSOP went into the books a few hours ago and besides the fact that it has managed to award its own piece of jewelry, it can now boast another accomplishment: it continued poker pro Nick ... Read More

The Colossus Kicks off in Style

The Colossus Kicks off in Style

May 30 2015
The Colossus event of the 2015 WSOP kicked off earlier today with quite a bit of fanfare and anticipation. Many of the contestants were dressed up as roman warriors, looking to take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity head-... Read More

Looking Ahead to the 2015 WSOP's Colossus

Looking Ahead to the 2015 WSOP's Colossus

May 29 2015
The Colossus may well turn out to be the most successful WSOP event of all time. Set to kick off today, the poker tournament had already been proclaimed the biggest ever earlier this month, but on Thursday, it was made ... Read More

Looking Back at the 2015 SCOOP

Looking Back at the 2015 SCOOP

May 29 2015
The 2015 SCOOP has turned out to be a major success in more ways than one. Participation was plentiful, the guarantees of the SCOOP tournaments were met and exceeded and a handful of professional players have once again delivered proof concerning ... Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo - Now a Team PokerStars Member

Cristiano Ronaldo - Now a Team PokerStars Member

May 28 2015
PokerStars have been on an obvious mission lately to sign as many high-profile sports-celebrities as possible to be their brand ambassadors. Earlier this month, more precisely on May 7, they managed to sign football superstar Neymar Jr, in a ... Read More

Online Poker Action - Haxton Soars, Thuritz Crashes

Online Poker Action - Haxton Soars, Thuritz Crashes

May 25 2015
With the 2015 WSOP just around the corner, some of the poker pros seem set on sneaking in a few more profitable sessions at the nosebleed stakes online poker tables. The Spring Championship of Online Poker offered them a great ... Read More

2015 WSOP Main Event Preview - Starting-field Expectations

2015 WSOP Main Event Preview - Starting-field Expectations

May 25 2015
As the largest live poker festival of the year is looming ever closer on the horizon, it is now time to take a look at how the Main Event is likely to shape up this year, more precisely, on whether ... Read More

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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