Poker News

History Made as Zajmovic Wins WPT Playground Main Event

History Made as Zajmovic Wins WPT Playground Main Event

Ema Zajmovic became the first female winner of an open World Poker Tour event when she took down the WPT Playground Main Event yesterday for $200,769.

Overseas Players Warned about Tax Deductions at WSOP

Overseas Players Warned about Tax Deductions at WSOP

Players from outside the United States are being advised they may have 30% withheld from their winnings at the World Series of Poker in June and July.

Party Poker to Increase Title Fight Guarantee

Party Poker to Increase Title Fight Guarantee

Party Poker has announced it will increase the guarantee for its feature Title Fight tournament each time the previous week´s guarantee is beaten.

PokerStars.fr to Block Players from Outside France

PokerStars.fr to Block Players from Outside France

PokerStars has announced that from February 13th players outside of France and French territories will no longer be allowed to access the .fr platform.

Bad Beat Jackpot Approaches $400,000 at BetOnline Poker

Bad Beat Jackpot Approaches $400,000 at BetOnline Poker

Despite the distraction of yesterday´s Super Bowl, the value of BetOnline Poker´s Bad Beat Jackpot increased by another $15,000 over the weekend.

William Hill Poker €200,000 KART Promotion Starts Today

William Hill Poker €200,000 KART Promotion Starts Today

William Hill Poker is running a new tournament-based promotion over the next two weeks, with €200,000 in prizes and Irish Open packages up for grabs.

Jury Out on PokerStars´ “Seat Me” Proposals

Jury Out on PokerStars´ “Seat Me” Proposals

Opinion is divided on whether PokerStars´ plans to introduce a “Seat Me” seating process for ring games will “improve the game of poker” as the site claims.

WSOP 2017 Schedule Out – More Events than Ever Before

WSOP 2017 Schedule Out – More Events than Ever Before

The World Series of Poker has released the schedule of events for this year´s summer jamboree, with more events included in the schedule than ever before.

GBGA Loses Ground in Fight against UK POC Tax

GBGA Loses Ground in Fight against UK POC Tax

An opinion issued by the EU´s Advocate General is a setback for the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association´s case against the Point of Consumption tax.

Party Poker Invites Teams to Compete for Millions Tickets

Party Poker Invites Teams to Compete for Millions Tickets

Party Poker is launching a new promotion at the end of January that encourages players to form teams of four and compete together for Millions tickets.

888Poker Withdraws from Australian Market at Short Notice

888Poker Withdraws from Australian Market at Short Notice

In a move likened to a limp-fold to a min-raise, 888Poker has announced it will no longer provide a service to Australian players from today (January 16).

888Poker to Host Super-Optimistic Super Whale Tournament

888Poker to Host Super-Optimistic Super Whale Tournament

888Poker has scheduled a $500,000 guaranteed “Super Whale” tournament for Sunday, giving players the opportunity to share in five times the usual guarantee.