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Bertrand Grospellier Still Tops GPI rankings

Bertrand Grospellier Still Tops GPI rankings

Frenchman Bertrand ‘ElkY Grospellier held on to his top spot in the Global Poker Index (GPI) rankings for another week as the top 10 remained unchanged.

Hasan Habib Leads EPL Main Event

Hasan Habib Leads EPL Main Event

The Epic Poker league Main Event is now down to its final six players and going into the final day Karachi-born Californian, Hasan Habib, leads a quality field of five US poker players and one Canadian in the quest for the $1 million first prize. Habib holds a slight chip advantage over Jason Mercier and David Rheem, and with Eric Seidel, Gavin Smith and Huck Seed making up the sextet, all of the remaining players have a chance of winning the event.

Sam Trickett Leads Epic Poker League Main Event

Sam Trickett Leads Epic Poker League Main Event

Sam Trickett, one of the most successful UK poker players this year and a leading nominee for “Best Tournament Player” at the British Poker Awards, conjured his way into a substantial chip lead in the $3 million Epic Poker League (EPL) Main Event.

Epic Poker League Begins in Vegas

Epic Poker League Begins in Vegas

The “Epic” Poker League – an American league established with the intention of forming an exclusive championship for the world´s “best” players (as chosen by the Epic Poker League) – has started its first Main Event at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas.

Steve O’Dwyer Wins First Epic Poker League Pro-Am Main Event Entry

Steve O’Dwyer Wins First Epic Poker League Pro-Am Main Event Entry

While the first Epic Poker League Main Event is nearly ready to get underway, poker pro Steve O’Dwyer took down the league’s first ever Pro-Am tournament.

PokerStars Speeds Up the Clock

PokerStars Speeds Up the Clock

Players who regularly play on PokerStars might have noticed a few decisions being made faster, a few cards being dealt quicker and all-in showdowns being resolved in less time. Fear not! There is nothing wrong with your computer – PokerStars have tweaked their system to make it a little more enjoyable and potentially far more lucrative.

Jose Macedo Admits $30k Online Poker Scam

Jose Macedo Admits $30k Online Poker Scam

Jose “Girah” Macedo was considered to be the “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” not long ago. Everything has changed as of late though, and this prodigy has come out and admitted one of the biggest scandals in online poker since Justin Bonomo cheated at online poker.

Alex Rodriguez Not Banned for Playing Poker

Alex Rodriguez Not Banned for Playing Poker

Being a third baseman ensures that New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will know all about risks and gambles and this is something that will likely bring him an advantage when playing poker. The amount of spare time and high levels of disposable income means that many baseball players like to indulge in a game of poker or two but Rodriguez has been in the spotlight after reports of him playing in illegal poker games with celebrities like Tobey Maguire and Matt Damon surfaced.

Mizrachi´s Deal Hurts Online Poker Progress in States

Mizrachi´s Deal Hurts Online Poker Progress in States

In a big PR exercise the Breeders Cup – America´s premier horseracing series – announced a sponsorship deal with Michael Mizrachi, to promote betting on horses.

Vegas Loses its Appeal and its Profit and its Homes

Vegas Loses its Appeal and its Profit and its Homes

Las Vegas was the number 1 gambling destination in the world. Having been knocked down to number 2 when casinos in Macau first opened their doors in 2006…

Bertrand Grospellier remains on top of GPI rankings

Bertrand Grospellier remains on top of GPI rankings

Frenchman Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier has made it three successive weeks at the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) rankings.

Huck Seed Wins Massive $670,665… From Video Poker Success

Huck Seed Wins Massive $670,665… From Video Poker Success

Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Huck Seed has scored his biggest win since lifting the 1996 $10,000 main event for $1 million, by coming up trumps at video poker!