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Poker News 03-01-2014

Breakdown of PokerStars January Promotions

PokerStars has a few new gimmicks on offer this January. Throughout 2013, PokerStars introduced new and unusual promotions on a monthly basis, a trend that they appear to be carrying on into this year. Jumpstart The first is a no-brainer for anyone already playing there; the January Jumpstart is a simple VPP giveaway with no […]

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Poker News 30-12-2013

2014 PokerStars UKIPT scheduled revealed

The preliminary schedule for Season 4 of PokerStars UKIPT (UK Ireland Poker Tour) has been revealed, with PokerStars announcing all six stops for Season 4, with the dates for two of the UKIPT stops still to be announced. Season 4 will kick-off in Edinburgh, Scotland in mid-January, before moving on to Dublin, Ireland, Marbella, Spain, […]

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Poker News 30-12-2013

Foxwoods still weighing its casino in MA

Milford, Massachusetts may have voted down Foxwoods’ proposed casino project, but Foxwoods and their partners are still pursuing their options in Massachusetts according to an article in the Milford Daily News. According to the article the Crossroads Massachusetts LLC partnership remains intact and is exploring other potential sites for a resort casino. Foxwoods CEO Scott […]

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Poker News 23-12-2013

Julian Thomas wins WPT Prague, frustrates Firsau

Julian Thomas has just won the WPT Prague main event, besting a field of 306 players and taking home €206,230 ($283,827). In doing so, he handed Vasili Firsau his second defeat in heads-up play in this WPT season. Another win for an underdog Julian Thomas would not have been your first pick to win this […]

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Poker News 23-12-2013

Was Daniel Negreanu’s 2013 performance the best of all time?

2013 was quite a year for Daniel Negreanu. In addition to playing his usual role as poker ambassador, he absolutely dominated in some of the biggest events on the tournament calendar, and somewhat quietly put together one of the best years in the history of the game. * World Series of Poker Player of the […]

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Poker News 22-12-2013

Masato Yokosawa becomes Asia’s first WPT champion

WPT Korea is in the books, with the young Japanese amateur Masato Yokosawa claiming the title and an even $100,000. It was the WPT’s first-ever stop in Asia, being held in the beautiful island province of Jejudo, sometimes referred to as “Korea’s Hawaii.” It attracted a fairly small field of 137 players, most of them […]

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Poker News 22-12-2013

2014 WSOP schedule details; Satellites available at WSOP.com

On Thursday the preliminary schedule for the 2014 World Series of Poker tournament series was unveiled on the WSOP.com website, and even though the complete schedule of events has yet to be hashed out, several important announcements were made in the press release. The 2014 WSOP will begin on May 27th, 2014 and run through […]

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Poker News 21-12-2013

EPT Prague Tournament Series had multiple winners

There were plenty of winners during the recent PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague tournament series, like EPT Prague Main Event champion Julian Track, or High-roller Champion Ivan Soshnikov, but perhaps the biggest winner was a player who didn’t win a single tournament, Stephen Chidwick. Stephen Chidwick Chidwick may not have won, but he finished […]

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Poker News 18-12-2013

Ole Schemion overtakes Daniel Negreanu in GPI POY race

Daniel Negreanu looked to be sitting pretty in his quest to become the first player in poker history to sweep the Player of the Year awards, but a final thrust by German poker pro Ole Schemion at the EPT Prague Main Event will be his undoing, and Negreanu will have to settle for the Cardplayer […]

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Poker News 18-12-2013

Ladbrokes Poker leaving MPN for iPoker this week

On December 21st the long awaited migration of Ladbrokes to the iPoker Network will be official, and both Ladbrokes and iPoker should see immediate rewards. Ladbrokes poker room will instantly see its traffic nearly double, while iPoker will gain a strong group of core players to add to their network. The move from the MPN […]

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