Tournaments

Aussie Millions Main Event Won By Local Amateur Player
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Aussie Millions Main Event Won By Local Amateur Player

February 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Aussie Millions is the biggest tournament series in the Southern Hemisphere (only recently rivaled by the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific), and as such, it attracts some of the best players from around the world to compete...
World Series of Poker 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet and 68 Events
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World Series of Poker 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet and 68 Events

February 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The 46th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced some rather drastic changes to its format this week, in an effort to market its events to amateur players who have somewhat vacated the tournament. The 2015 WSOP will include...
Alex Dreyfus Slams Betclic Everest Over Global Poker Masters 
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Alex Dreyfus Slams Betclic Everest Over Global Poker Masters 

February 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Alex Dreyfus, the CEO of the Global Poker Index, has launched a withering attack on Betclic Everest for refusing to allow its sponsored players to compete in his forthcoming GPI Global Poker Masters event. The sticking point is...
Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal
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Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal

January 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Andy Beal was once one of the biggest names in the world of poker. About a decade ago, Beal played a series of incredibly high-stakes poker matches heads up against many of the world’s top players in the dominant form of poker...
New Nevada Online Poker Bill Could Wreak Havoc on Tournament Stakers
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New Nevada Online Poker Bill Could Wreak Havoc on Tournament Stakers

January 26th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Nevada online poker could be in for a rude shock if a new proposed State Senate bill passes. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and online poker in Nevada may both see changes if the new bill, known as Senate Bill 40 (SB 40), is...
“Homeless” Millionaire Poker Pro Faraz Jaka Featured on CNN Money
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“Homeless” Millionaire Poker Pro Faraz Jaka Featured on CNN Money

January 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Faraz Jaka, WPT champion and winner of multiple big money online poker tournaments, recently appeared on CNN’s Money show as a nomadic millionaire. Sitting in stark contrast to the usual depictions of high stakes poker...
Kevin Schulz Wins PCA Main Event with Hero Call
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Kevin Schulz Wins PCA Main Event with Hero Call

January 15th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) reached its dramatic finale last night as American Kevin Schultz won the title with a $1.4 million hero call. When the dust cleared after six days of play on Paradise Island in the...
Russian Player Wins First $1 Million Spin & Go Tournament
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Russian Player Wins First $1 Million Spin & Go Tournament

January 13th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ Spin & Go tournaments have awarded big prizes in the past, but Russian player “sss66666” captured a prize unlike anything ever awarded before in a lottery style tournament. He was the lucky...
PCA Action Includes UFC Champ and Poker Fan Tito Ortiz
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PCA Action Includes UFC Champ and Poker Fan Tito Ortiz

January 9th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) welcomed a star from another sport yesterday in the form of MMA star and the former UFC light heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz. Following the growing trend of sportspeople migrating from their...
Global Poker Masters Entices Top-Ranking GPI Players to Teams
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Global Poker Masters Entices Top-Ranking GPI Players to Teams

January 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The first-ever Global Poker Masters (GPM) has announced most of the participants for its debut event, using Global Poker Index (GPI)-rated players as its foundation for teams. The first team poker tournament is scheduled to...