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James Bord Goes Full Tilt on John Juanda

James Bord Goes Full Tilt on John Juanda

Following the dramatic announcement from Phil Ivey that he would not be participating in this year’s WSOP, more (ex-) Full Tilt pros hit the headlines for the wrong reasons at the Rio last night.

Heads-Up Championship WSOP 2011 Day One

Heads-Up Championship WSOP 2011 Day One

42nd WSOP 2011 started yesterday, here are the results of day one of the $25,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em with a prize pool of more than $3 million.

Phil Ivey Refuses to Play WSOP 2011 Because of Full Tilt Not Refunding Yet

Phil Ivey Refuses to Play WSOP 2011 Because of Full Tilt Not Refunding Yet

Phil Ivey will not play WSOP 2011 because of being deeply disappointed and embarrassed that Full Tilt’s US players have not been paid since ‘Black Friday’.

Full Tilt Poker Announces That Money Still Not Forthcoming

Full Tilt Poker Announces That Money Still Not Forthcoming

Online poker site Full Tilt Poker is still not paying back its American customers following the events of ‘Black Friday’ in mid-April, when the US Department of Justice (DoJ) shut down several prominent poker sites and froze accounts.

Lukas Daszysnski Wins APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championship

Lukas Daszysnski Wins APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championship

Last weekend student Lukas Daszynski won the APAT Welsh Amateur Poker Championship at the Amateur Poker Association and Tour (APAT) in Les Croupiers Casino in Cardiff.

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.