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Bobby Oboodi Wins WPT Borgata Poker Open

Bobby Oboodi Wins WPT Borgata Poker Open

Bobby Oboodi – best known for taking down the PokerStars “Championship of Battleships Poker” and as a high stakes HU player on the online poker site formerly known as Full Tilt – has won the biggest cash of his career after taking down the WPT Borgata Poker Open in his home State of New Jersey.

Cecilia Pescaglini Bluffs to the Top of WPT Malta Day 2

Cecilia Pescaglini Bluffs to the Top of WPT Malta Day 2

Cecilia Pescaglini enjoyed a sensational Day 2 of the World Poker Tour Main Event at the Portomaso Casino in Malta – finishing the day with more than double the chips of her closest rival, recent Partouche final tablist Marvin Rettenmaier. Behind Rettenmaier, a truly international field is queuing up to make an ascent to the top of the leaderboard.

Tommy Vedes Takes Day 1B at WPT Malta but not Overall Lead

Tommy Vedes Takes Day 1B at WPT Malta but not Overall Lead

Tommy Vedes made impressive strides in pursuit of a second World Poker Tour title, but could not overtake the chip stack of Day 1A chip leader, Fabien Satoris.

Fabien Sartoris Leads WPT Malta Day 1A

Fabien Sartoris Leads WPT Malta Day 1A

The latest addition to the World Poker Tour started yesterday in the beautiful Mediterranean town of Portomaso, Malta – the first re-buy Main Event to be included in the WPT schedule.

Matt Waxman Wins WPT Paris

Matt Waxman Wins WPT Paris

Matt Waxman became the first US based poker player to win the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris in a virtuoso final table performance.

Byron Kaverman leads WPT Paris Final Table

Byron Kaverman leads WPT Paris Final Table

American poker player Byron Kaverman held off a determine challenge from Hugo Lemaire to take a narrow chip lead into the climax of the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris Main Event.

Matt Waxman Heads Final 18 in WPT Paris Main Event

Matt Waxman Heads Final 18 in WPT Paris Main Event

Matt Waxman takes a narrow lead ahead of a tightly packed field into what promises to be an intriguing penultimate day of the WPT Main Event.

Franck Pepe Leads the French Resistance in WPT Paris Day 2

Franck Pepe Leads the French Resistance in WPT Paris Day 2

Hopes of a non-French victory in the Paris leg of World Poker Tour were deflated yesterday, as Franck Pepe led a 1-2-4 of home based poker players into Day 3.

Mikko Sundell Leads WPT Paris Day 1A

Mikko Sundell Leads WPT Paris Day 1A

Just three years ago, Europe was regarded with such little importance by the World Poker Tour that there were only two legs of the tour each year hosted in European destinations. That has now risen to ten and, with an increasing number of entries at each event, could grow even further. As if any more notice was required that European poker players have warmed to the appeal of the WPT, Day 1A of the Paris WPT Main Event was delayed by an hour to enable everybody who wanted be involved in the event registered and seated.

WPT Grand Prix de Paris Schedule Firmed Up

WPT Grand Prix de Paris Schedule Firmed Up

Many big-name poker pros will arrive in Paris for 11 days of high-quality action next month for the Rendez-vous à Paris event.

World Poker Tour (WPT) 2012 to Stop Off in Ireland

World Poker Tour (WPT) 2012 to Stop Off in Ireland

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced it will be stopping in Ireland next year during its 10th season, with the WPT Ireland taking place from January 5-8 at Dublin’s legendary City West Hotel.

Miha Travnik Wins WPT Slovenia 2011

Miha Travnik Wins WPT Slovenia 2011

Home favourite Miha Travnik might have started Day 4 in second place at the Slovenian stop on the World Poker Tour (WPT) Season X calendar, but he left the Grand Casino Portorož as the winner – and richer by $144,399 (£88,520/€100,148).

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