The 218 biggest poker stars of the world join the Federated Sports and Gaming Professional Poker League (FSGPPL).
Erik “Sly” Seidel won the WPT High Roller title and is now in the Poker Hall of Fame with 8 WSOP bracelets, 2 WPT Championship titles and over $14 million in tournament earnings.
Just as the dust was beginning to settle after the FBI seized the domains and accounts of the worlds largest online poker sites PokerStars, Full Tilt, Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker, it’s all happening again and this time it’s not just poker!
The last World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) tournament before Friday’s Million Dollar National Championship freeroll has ended in New Orleans with AJ Jejelowo defeating 74 other poker players to the $235,956 top prize.
Morteza Islam took out 1,563 other poker players to secure the €50 plus €10 Dusk Till Dawn Grand Prix Texas hold’em tournament at Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn club.
Scott Seiver reckons he took the “opportunity to push and press hard” for victory when he realised that the final table during the World Poker Tour’s $25,000 buy-in World Championship event in Las Vegas had been playing “a little soft, a little scared”.
Can anyone stop Erik Seidel? That is the question numerous big-name poker stars must be asking themselves right now after he fashioned a heads-up clash with fellow American Erick Lindgren in the World Poker Tour’s World Championship Super High Roller event in Las Vegas
The Nevada State Assembly has passed a simplified Internet gambling bill that calls on the state to adopt a licensing procedure for online poker sites.
Because WSOP distanced itself from the accused poker sites after Black Friday they where severely lacking in sponsorship. Now that void has been filled by Blue Shark Optics.
Harrah’s Entertainment will supply nearly-live streaming of every final table at each of the 58 bracelet tournaments of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Read the schedule here.
That’s it – we’re down to the final six at the World Poker Tour Championship’s $25,000 buy-in event following five days of play at The Bellagio in Las Vegas.
California Senator Lou Correa has amended his bill SB40 in extra effort to have the state “quickly secure potential online poker revenues before the opportunity is lost”.