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GIAMPP Wins FTOPS XIX Main Event Title

GIAMPP Wins FTOPS XIX Main Event Title

The first Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) event was introduced in August 2006. This initial contest involved 8 events and a combined prize pool that exceeded $1 million. Turning into a massive online…

Poker News Weekly Report February 13th-20th

Poker News Weekly Report February 13th-20th

A round-up of the weeks biggest poker news stories from February 13th to February 20th. This weeks summary includes news from the European Poker Awards, Poker with Bob app released, and Betfair Live! London…

WSOPC Tunica Main Event Won By Sam Barnhart

WSOPC Tunica Main Event Won By Sam Barnhart

The WSOPC Tunica Main Event has come to an end, after taking 7 hours for the final table to finish with an eventual winner, with Sam Barnhart claiming victory. The player from Little Rock, Arkansas, managed to…

2011 European Poker Awards Winners Announced

2011 European Poker Awards Winners Announced

The 2011 European Poker Awards ceremony was held in Paris on Sunday evening. British interest in poker gaming is highlighted as Brits were featured strongly in the line-up of winners. Perhaps the focus of…

Ongame Poker Network Likely To Be Sold

Ongame Poker Network Likely To Be Sold

According to a bwin spokesperson, who was quoted in an Egaming Review article this week, the Ongame Network is likely to be sold off as it will amount to a “surplus asset” that is “no longer needed.”…

Peter Eastgate Announces Return To Poker

Peter Eastgate Announces Return To Poker

In what may be surprising news to many poker players, the 2008 WSOP Main Event champion Peter Eastgate has officially announced on the PokerStars blog that he is coming out of retirement to play in the $25k…

Full Tilt Poker Sign Mindset Coach Sam Chauhan

Full Tilt Poker Sign Mindset Coach Sam Chauhan

Full Tilt Poker have announced that they have signed mindset coach Sam Chauhan as a ‘Friend of Full Tilt’ and that he will be fronting their ‘Mindset Academy’ which will be launched in the next few months…

Jack Ury Passes Away At 97 Years Old

Jack Ury Passes Away At 97 Years Old

The poker community is in mourning as Jack Ury, the oldest player to ever participate at the World Series of Poker, has passed away at 97 years old. He will always be remembered for good humor, passion for poker…

Isildur1 vs Jungleman12 for next PokerStars SuperStar Showdown

Isildur1 vs Jungleman12 for next PokerStars SuperStar Showdown

PokerStars have announced that the third highly anticipated SuperStar Showdown match will see Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom face off against Daniel ‘Jungleman12’ Cates. The pair have been playing against each other…

Sam Trickett wins $100,000 Challenge event

Sam Trickett wins $100,000 Challenge event

English poker player and Titan Poker pro Sam Trickett has won the $100,000 buy-in Challenge event at the 2011 Aussie Millions after defeating a star studded final table. Trickett entered the final table with 961,000 chips…

Adam Geyer is chip leader in 2011 PCA Main Event

Adam Geyer is chip leader in 2011 PCA Main Event

PokerStars which is number one on most poker players’ list of best poker rooms (Las mejores salas de poker) are currently holding their annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure tournament series in the Bahamas and Day 2…

Peter Jetten Joins Full Tilt Poker

Peter Jetten Joins Full Tilt Poker

The past few weeks has seen some major announcements from online poker sites. Firstly Annie Duke and Phil Hellmuth both left UB, UB then announced they would be revealing a new pro who turned out to be Prahlad…