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Konstantinos Gennaios Wins PokerStars Game of Your Life

Konstantinos Gennaios Wins PokerStars Game of Your Life

Greek player Konstantinos Gennaios outlasted a 20,000-plus field to secure the recent Game of Your Life event at online poker site PokerStars.

Sam Barnhart Wins WSOPC National Championship

Sam Barnhart Wins WSOPC National Championship

American Sam Barnhart has taken home $300,000 after winning the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC)’s National Championship $1 Million Freeroll at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.

WSOP kicks off in Las Vegas today

WSOP kicks off in Las Vegas today

The 42nd World Series of Poker (WSOP) gets going today in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino as thousands of poker players converge on Las Vegas in the Nevada desert – with the traditional opener of the $500 Casino Employees’ Event kicking off the globe’s biggest event.

Aussies next to face wrath of online poker sites crackdown?

Aussies next to face wrath of online poker sites crackdown?

The war on online poker sites is spreading across the globe as the Australian Federal Police (AFP) work in conjunction with the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) to investigate unregulated and untaxed websites that bring in approximately AUS$1 billion – about $1.07 billion – every year.

Lukas Berglund Becomes Youngest WPT Champion Ever

Lukas Berglund Becomes Youngest WPT Champion Ever

Swedish kid Lukas Berglund reckons becoming the youngest champion of the World Poker Tour was a “surreal” experience after last night picking up the WPT’s Spanish Championship crown in Barcelona – as well as €206,000 – after five days’ play.

Aussie’s Revenge on Black Friday Grass

Aussie’s Revenge on Black Friday Grass

Daniel Tzvetkoff, responsible for ratting out Full Tilt, PokerStars and Cereus to the FBI, is now under investigation for fraud by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

WSOP take a relaxed approach to success

WSOP take a relaxed approach to success

Numerous commentators and writers are already writing off this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) as failing to build on past successes – even before the biggest poker tournament in the world begins tomorrow – following the events of last month’s ‘Black Friday’, where online poker sites like PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker were no longer allowed to accept US poker players.

Szymon Pieszczoch in Pole Position at WPT Barcelona

Szymon Pieszczoch in Pole Position at WPT Barcelona

Polish poker player Szymon Pieszczoch has the leading chip stack after the second day of the World Poker Tour’s Spanish Championship in Barcelona after another 65 entrants crashed out to leave the tournament with 51 players remaining for today’s third day.

Champions League Final – Manchester United Vs Barcelona 2011

Champions League Final – Manchester United Vs Barcelona 2011

The most prestigious title in club soccer is on the line tonight at Wembley Stadium, when Manchester United and Barcelona face each other in the UEFA Champions League final. This “Heads Up” is the culmination of a competition that started in June of last year, with 76 teams competing for the honour of being the best football team in Europe.

Win $1 Million From Just One Hand of Poker

Win $1 Million From Just One Hand of Poker

Play just one hand of poker and win $1 million. It sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it. But that’s exactly what’s on offer at American casino Caesars.

EPT Left Without Tournament Director as Kremser Quits

EPT Left Without Tournament Director as Kremser Quits

After seven years of working with the EPT and their sponsors, online poker site PokerStars, Thomas Kremser decided to break ties with EPT.

Eric Sullivan Leads Day 1B of WPT Barcelona

Eric Sullivan Leads Day 1B of WPT Barcelona

Eric Sullivan ended part two of day one as chip leader on 140,700 chips in the first event of the WPT’s 10th season, placing him significantly above the average chip stack of 57,187 as day two begins.

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