Tournaments

Kevin MacPhee Clinches WSOPE Main Event Title
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Kevin MacPhee Clinches WSOPE Main Event Title

October 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The latest incarnation of the World Series of Poker Europe’s (WSOPE) Main Event came to a conclusion on Sunday, and when the chip rifling was over, a victorious Kevin MacPhee stood smiling in the spotlight. In 2013, the...
DraftKings and World Series of Poker End Partnership 
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DraftKings and World Series of Poker End Partnership 

October 25th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
DraftKings is distancing itself from gambling and poker, the daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform requesting that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) terminate its sponsorship agreement effective immediately. The last two WSOP events...
Phil Hellmuth Coaching November Nine Short Stack Federico Butteroni
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Phil Hellmuth Coaching November Nine Short Stack Federico Butteroni

October 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Hellmuth is one of poker’s most accomplished players, the winner of an unprecedented 14 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and 115 tournament cashes including the 1989 Main Event. The legend is additionally one of...
WSOPE Schedule Change Causes Tension Among Pros
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WSOPE Schedule Change Causes Tension Among Pros

October 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time: that’s the phrase WSOPE Tournament Director Jack Effel was...
Part-time Grinder Wins WSOPE Bracelet During Business Trip
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Part-time Grinder Wins WSOPE Bracelet During Business Trip

October 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Tales of people getting up to no good on a business trip are a dime a dozen, but stories of a businessman taking some time away from his duties to win a poker tournament are less common. New York native Ryan Hefter may be in...
Global Poker League Reveals Portable Arena Dubbed “The Cube”
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Global Poker League Reveals Portable Arena Dubbed “The Cube”

October 6th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker League (GPL) is the brainchild of Internet entrepreneur Alexandre Dreyfus, his latest online venture that is trying to “sportfiy” poker and transform the table game into a worldwide spectator sport....
Binion’s Sparks Outrage by Removing Festival Guarantees
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Binion’s Sparks Outrage by Removing Festival Guarantees

September 26th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The birthplace of the World Series of Poker, Binion’s Gambling Hall, received a wave of criticism this week after it unexpectedly removed the guarantees from its Poker Open midway through the festival. For a number of weeks...
Ben Tollerene Triumphs in Most Expensive Online MTT Ever
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Ben Tollerene Triumphs in Most Expensive Online MTT Ever

September 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The most expensive online poker tournament, PokerStars, came to a conclusion this week and when the betting was over it was Ben Tollerene standing victorious. A week before its $10 million World Championship of Online Poker...
PokerStars Opens Betting Line for $51,000 WCOOP Super High Roller
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PokerStars Opens Betting Line for $51,000 WCOOP Super High Roller

September 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars isn’t going to attract thousands or even hundreds of entries for its $51,000 Super High Roller buy-in at the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), but Internet poker’s foremost tournament series is...
The Mega Poker Series Dublin Main Event Attracts Just Seven Players on First Day
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The Mega Poker Series Dublin Main Event Attracts Just Seven Players on First Day

September 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
What do you do if you promote a large poker tournament, but nobody shows up? That was almost the problem that tournament organizers in Dublin had to deal with this week, as what was hoped to be a major poker event turned into a...