- 'Poker Player' Putin Bluffed and Won, French Envoy Says - Bloomberg October 23, 2014'Poker Player' Putin Bluffed and Won, French Envoy SaysBloombergWhile many observers have called Putin a geopolitical chess player, he said, the Russian leader is more a “poker player really, putting all the money on the table, saying, 'Do the same,' and of course we blink. We don't do the same.” The economic ...and more »
- Can Poker Be Sportified? Global Poker Index owner Alex Dreyfus thinks so - NJ.com October 23, 2014Can Poker Be Sportified? Global Poker Index owner Alex Dreyfus thinks soNJ.comLet's Sportify poker. This is the rallying cry of Alex Dreyfus, one of poker's best known entrepreneurs who also happens to be one of the game's biggest cheerleaders. Dreyfus, who first appeared on the poker scene as the owner of Chili Poker, is ...
- Norway To Relax Anti-Poker Laws - CardPlayer.com October 22, 2014CardPlayer.comNorway To Relax Anti-Poker LawsCardPlayer.comThe news is good for online high-stakes pro Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsgaard, who has been fighting for poker players' rights in Norway for quite some time. Last year, Amundsgaard played a politician in heads-up battle to highlight the fact that poker is a ...
- Zynga (ZNGA) Provides Update on Poker; Will Land on iOS in 'Coming Weeks' - StreetInsider.com (subscription) October 22, 2014ValueWalkZynga (ZNGA) Provides Update on Poker; Will Land on iOS in 'Coming Weeks'StreetInsider.com (subscription)In early September, we launched the new Zynga Poker and set out to reimagine the game with an entirely new experience for mobile. We created the new game based on the feedback you've given us over the years and introduced a new sop […]
- Poker's Newsmakers: October 22, 2014 - SportingNews.com October 21, 2014Poker's Newsmakers: October 22, 2014SportingNews.comScott Davies (GPI#354) won his first-ever World Series of Poker gold bracelet after defeating rising UK star Jack Salter (GPI#69) heads-up for the title in the Main Event at WSOP Asia-Pacific, presented at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia ...and more »
- NSW Coalition government accused of running a poker machine 'slush fund' - The Guardian October 21, 2014The GuardianNSW Coalition government accused of running a poker machine 'slush fund'The GuardianThe New South Wales government has been accused of running a poker machine “slush fund” after it emerged that a $20m pool of club profits was spent overwhelmingly on community projects in Coalition electorates or to pay for Liberal-National party ...
- TonyBet Poker Announces First-Ever Open-Face Chinese Poker Live World ... - PokerNews.com October 21, 2014TonyBet Poker Announces First-Ever Open-Face Chinese Poker Live World ...PokerNews.com"We have decided to run an ambitious €10K High Roller event as per request from our top regulars, and we are expecting this tournament to draw a lot of big names from the poker community," a representative from TonyBet Poker told PokerNews. "It should ...
- World Series of Poker odds: 2014 November Nine Betting Preview - SB Nation October 21, 2014SB NationWorld Series of Poker odds: 2014 November Nine Betting PreviewSB NationThe November Nine will soon play out the final table of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event and sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com have lines on who will take down the first-place prize. Also available right now is action on whether an ...World Series of Poker 2014: Bet […]
- Doug Polk Calls Out Daniel Negreanu For Insulting High-Stakes Poker Community - CardPlayer.com October 20, 2014CardPlayer.comDoug Polk Calls Out Daniel Negreanu For Insulting High-Stakes Poker CommunityCardPlayer.comThe following feature story appears in the latest issue of Card Player Magazine. Get your digital subscription for as little as $1.99 per month. The last 12 months have been an incredible ride for 25-year-old poker pro Doug Polk. The Pasadena ...Is GSN pl […]
- World's No. 1 poker player doesn't look like a high roller - Houston Chronicle October 18, 2014Houston ChronicleWorld's No. 1 poker player doesn't look like a high rollerHouston Chronicle"I started playing chess when I was 6," he said. "The next eight years, I played tournaments all over the East Coast. Poker was getting popular on TV around this time. At every tournament, as soon as the chess games were over, everybody was pl […]
- 'Poker Player' Putin Bluffed and Won, French Envoy Says - Bloomberg October 23, 2014
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Will “The Thrill” Failla has won the 2011 World Poker Tour Legends of Poker main event at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, California. Failla has bested a field of 757 players and taken home the $758,085 in prize money … Continue reading
Brain Hastings has won the World Poker Tour Regional Summer Splash event in Florida. The CardRunners instructor known by his screen name ‘Stinger885′ has taken home $213,877 in prize money for the victory over 391 players. The players who lost … Continue reading
Eric Seidel has won the $100,000 Super High Roller event, which was held at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada. He took down Erick Lindgren in the heads up for the massive $1,092,780 payout. The first player, who was eliminated … Continue reading
Johnatan Poche has won the final World Series of Poker Circuit main event at the Harrah’s in New Orleans. He won $121,017 in prize money, a gold ring and the entry to the WSOP-C National Championship in Las Vegas. The … Continue reading
A champion has been crowned at the 2011 World Series of Poker Circuit Southern Regional Championship in New Orleans. After twelve hours of play, the chip leader at the start of the final table, has managed to keep his chip … Continue reading
Ali Eslami has outplayed a tough field of 98 players at the World Series of Poker Circuit West Regional Championship at the Harrah’s Rincon near San Diego, California. Eslami won the WSOPC gold ring and the $282,242 main prize. Dwyte … Continue reading
Seneca Easley has been dominating main event of the World Series of Poker Circuit at the Harrah’s Rincon near San Diego, California, all tournament long. He has bested a player field of 188 palyers winning the main prize of $70,384 … Continue reading
After 15 hours of play, the final table of The Big Event Bounty Shootout at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles has crowned its winner. After a marathon heads-up match between Pat Walsh and Ali Eslami, Pat Walsh emerged as … Continue reading
The champion of the 2011 World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic main event at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles has been crowned. Gregory Brooks has taken down five great poker players, including two former WPT champions Carlos Mortensen and … Continue reading