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    WSOP Wrap Up: Bilokur and Anderson Bring Home Gold
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    WSOP Wrap Up: Bilokur and Anderson Bring Home Gold

    June 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    While the $10,000 buy-in Main Event is seen as the crown jewel of the World Series of Poker, No-Limit Hold’em isn’t the only game that has a first-class world championship event on the WSOP schedule. While the fields...
    PokerStars Snapped Up By Amaya for $4.9 Billion
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    PokerStars Snapped Up By Amaya for $4.9 Billion

    June 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    Just two years ago, PokerStars struck a deal with the United States government in order to take control of Full Tilt Poker, in what was the most significant online poker acquisition in the industry’s history. This week,...
    Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament
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    Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament

    May 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    While an alienated electorate showed its rejection of mainstream politicians by largely embracing far-right parties at this week’s European elections, the people of Lithuania showed their leanings by voting in the brash and...
    WSOP APAC 2014 Set to Break Records
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    WSOP APAC 2014 Set to Break Records

    May 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    When the World Series of Poker heads Down Under later this year, there will be a record number of bracelets on offer inside Melbourne’s Crown Casino. Continuing the WSOP’s mission to become a truly global...
    World Poker Tour and DeepStacks Form New Poker Tour
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    World Poker Tour and DeepStacks Form New Poker Tour

    May 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    In the world of poker, there are the major tours and festivals that everyone aspires to be a part of: the World Poker Tour, the World Series of Poker, and the European Poker Tour. Add in a few other events (like the Aussie...
    Jose “Girah” Macedo Cleans up His Act
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    Jose “Girah” Macedo Cleans up His Act

    May 20th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    Whatever happened to Jose “Girah” Macedo, we at Pokersites.com used to wonder during our idler moments. Well, now we know: “the Portuguese Prodigy”, once feted by 2+2 as the next big thing in online poker...
    PokerStars Carnival of Tournaments Offers $2M Prizepool
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    PokerStars Carnival of Tournaments Offers $2M Prizepool

    May 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    PokerStars recently found another reason to celebrate – although it often has multiple reasons to throw a party – when it announced the countdown to its 900-millionth online tournament. We all know PokerStars as an...
    Patrick Clarke Takes Down Irish Open Prize Title
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    Patrick Clarke Takes Down Irish Open Prize Title

    May 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    Patrick Clarke: Came into the final table like a prize fighter, and beat Dave Pollock heads-up to win the 2014 Irish Open (Image: cardplayer.com) The Irish Open, Europe’s oldest poker tournament, reached a dramatic...
    PokerStars 2014 Spring Championship Schedule Revealed
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    PokerStars 2014 Spring Championship Schedule Revealed

    May 10th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
    The weather is warming up (at least if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere), and that can only mean one thing: it’s almost time for the 2014 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). One of the biggest online poker...