Tournaments

World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes
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World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes

March 15th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s (WPT) planned trip to South Korea has been cancelled at the last minute due to airline strikes and growing political unrest in the area. Cancelling a tournament just days before the scheduled start...
Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards
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Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards

February 24th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The third annual Global Poker Index (GPI) American Poker Awards recently named its class of 2017 and leading the way with two awards was Jason Mercier. As part of the GPI’s ongoing mission to recognize talent and turn poker...
Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl
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Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl

February 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
After an unexpected amount of interest, the Aria Super High Roller Bowl will now welcome 56 of the richest players in the game. Running the event in conjunction with broadcaster Poker Central, the Aria had initially planned to...
Change of Style Brings Shutters Down on the Monte Carlo Casino’s Vegas Poker Room
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Change of Style Brings Shutters Down on the Monte Carlo Casino’s Vegas Poker Room

February 10th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
The Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas will be closing the doors to its poker room on April 25th. As part of MGM Resorts International’s plans to rebrand and restructure the Monte Carlo into two new hotels, Park MGM and The...
Michael Phelps Beaten By Wife in $1 Million Charity Poker Event
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Michael Phelps Beaten By Wife in $1 Million Charity Poker Event

February 6th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Michael Phelps might be the best poker playing swimmer in the world, but he’s not quite as good as his wife Nicole it seems. With the Super Bowl presenting the perfect opportunity for celebrities, business owners and poker...
Partypoker Live’s Big Prizepool Tournament Series Brings in EPT’s John Duthie
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Partypoker Live’s Big Prizepool Tournament Series Brings in EPT’s John Duthie

February 3rd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker LIVE has pulled on the talents of former EPT creator John Duthie, hoping that lightning can strike twice for the British pro poker player and television producer. Duthie will be the new director of the multimillion...
Christian Harder Wins First Ever PokerStars Championship Trophy
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Christian Harder Wins First Ever PokerStars Championship Trophy

January 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ inaugural Championship event has come to a conclusion and the first ever champion is long-time pro, Christian Harder. One of the original online tournament grinders, Harder (aka Charder30) carved his way through...
Biggest Post-WSOP Poker Tournament Highlights of 2016: Who Amazed Us in the Second Half of the Year
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Biggest Post-WSOP Poker Tournament Highlights of 2016: Who Amazed Us in the Second Half of the Year

January 2nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
When it comes to poker tournaments, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest series of the year. But it’s far from the only one. There are events held across the world, and we thought it worthwhile to take a look back at...
What WSOP 2016 Showed Us About the Current State of Poker
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What WSOP 2016 Showed Us About the Current State of Poker

December 26th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) taught us many things. For one, poker is still an extremely popular game around the world, despite many claiming the game is “dead.” It’s not dead. Not even close. Poker clearly isn’t...
WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule
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WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule

December 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) might still be fresh in the memories of those who made the final table, but the organizers are already planning next year’s event. With around five months to go until the world’s...