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888 Holdings Purchase bwin.party

888 Holdings Purchase bwin.party

July 18 2015
888 Holdings are looking to take their operation to the next level by picking up bwin.party for the sum of $1.4 billion. Indeed, bwin.party has apparently been on the market for a while, with a number of high-profile operators looking ... Read More

PokerStars to Host Super High Roller in September

PokerStars to Host Super High Roller in September

July 18 2015
Super High Rollers (poker tournaments featuring buy-ins starting from $50k) have always been a rage on the live circuit: they give professional players the opportunity to leave the rank-and-file crowd behind and to do battle for massive prize-... Read More

2015 WSOP November Nine Set

2015 WSOP November Nine Set

July 16 2015
The 2015 WSOP wrapped up yesterday - at least for now - with the final 9 of the Main Event set. Returning in November, every one of these last 9 players has a $1 million share of the ... Read More

 Update - Daniel Negreanu Busts in 11th Place

Update - Daniel Negreanu Busts in 11th Place

July 15 2015
As sweet as the idea of Daniel Negreanu making the final nine of the 2015 WSOP was, the poker world was forced to abandon it about an hour ago when Kid Poker bit the dust in 11th place, falling 2 ... Read More

Daniel Negreanu's Epic November Nine Push

Daniel Negreanu's Epic November Nine Push

July 15 2015
With 11 players left in the 2015 WSOP Main Event, PokerStars' Daniel Negreanu is still alive and well and stitching together what seems to be the makings of an epic November Nine bid. It would indeed be a massive thing for ... Read More

Always the Modest One, Hellmuth Says he Inspires People

Always the Modest One, Hellmuth Says he Inspires People

July 14 2015
The current WSOP bracelet record holder and all-around poker hell-raiser Phil Hellmuth, has never been known for his modesty. He takes full responsibility for all the success he's encountered through his long and highly productive career and indeed, the ... Read More

Money Bubble of 2015 WSOP Main Event Bursts

Money Bubble of 2015 WSOP Main Event Bursts

July 13 2015
The 3rd day of the 2015 WSOP Main Event saw the field play down right past its money-bubble. A total of 6,420 players coughed up the$10k buy-in, creating a prize-pool of $60.3 million. With the bubble set ... Read More

First Day 2 Flight of 2015 Main Event in the Books

First Day 2 Flight of 2015 Main Event in the Books

July 09 2015
The first of the day 2 flights, Day 2A/B of the 2015 WSOP Main Event, went into the books today, with Silicon Valley's Anand Amar clinching the chip lead. The flight was called A/B because it brought together the survivors ... Read More

741 Players Show up for First Day 1 Flight of 2015 WSOP Main Event

741 Players Show up for First Day 1 Flight of 2015 WSOP Main Event

July 07 2015
The Main Event of the 2015 WSOP (and let's face it: of the entire poker year) has kicked off with a Day 1 flight that saw some 741 players belly up to the tables. Given how everyone is looking to ... Read More

2015 WSOP - Day 39 Report

2015 WSOP - Day 39 Report

July 07 2015
Day 39 of the 2015 WSOP saw two bracelets handed out, right before the first Day 1 flight of the Main Event kicked off. The first of the two bracelets landed in possession of Jack Duong, the winner of the $1.5k ... Read More

Brian Rast Wins First-ever $500k Super High Roller Bowl

Brian Rast Wins First-ever $500k Super High Roller Bowl

July 06 2015
Before the first Day of the 2015 WSOP Main Event kicked off, the poker scene had quite a bit of drama in store for fans. Part of this drama was the $500k Super High Roller Bowl, which saw its inaugural ... Read More

Gold About to Bag Another Gold?

Gold About to Bag Another Gold?

July 01 2015
Day 35 of the 2015 WSOP was not a particularly generous one bracelets-wise, but it was extremely interesting nonetheless. The grand total on the WSOP jewelry awarded on Day 35 was 0, but two of poker's big names, ... Read More

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