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by Jennifer Newell PokerStars to Expand
by Jennifer Newell
Earlier in 2014, Amaya Gaming acquired Rational Group, which included PokerStars and Full Tilt. Changes began before the papers were even signed, and by October 1, Amaya announced that PokerStars Italy and Spain would be launching casino games on the site prior to the end of the year.
Read more...12/05/2014


by Jennifer Newell Jonathan Jaffe
by Jennifer Newell
Jonathan Jaffe has been playing poker professionally for more than a decade, but many know him primarily as Iftarii, his online poker name under which he accumulated millions of dollars.
Read more...12/04/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
Full Tilt saw a definite increase in tournament traffic for its Sunday majors this weekend, as the two on the schedule bumped registrations.
Read more...12/03/2014


by Jennifer Newell WSOP Circuit Las Vegas
by Jennifer Newell
After the World Series of Poker Circuit left Tahoe, the crew moved the action south a bit to Las Vegas, Nevada. Planet Hollywood hosted the latest series of tournaments, which began on November 13.
Read more...12/02/2014


by Jennifer Newell WPT Montreal Victory
by Jennifer Newell
The World Poker Tour was quite busy of late, and one of its whirlwind stops was in Montreal. The PartyPoker.net WPT Montreal Main Event was at Playground Poker and offered a $3,850 (CAD) buy-in with three starting flights.
Read more...12/01/2014


by Jennifer Newell Daniel Negreanu
by Jennifer Newell
He is one of the most well-known players in the game. He has set records, written books, appeared on television shows, launched a poker training website, and accomplished more in a decade than most will during their entire careers.
Read more...11/29/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
After a slight increase in traffic last Sunday, November 23 saw another slight dip in registration for online poker tournaments on PokerStars and Full Tilt.
Read more...11/28/2014


by Jennifer Newell Ronaldo
by Jennifer Newell
Ronaldo is a retired Brazilian football legend, one who became so popular and hailed as a top player that he needs only one name.
Read more...11/27/2014


by Jennifer Newell Negreanu and McClelland
by Jennifer Newell
On Sunday, November 9, 2014, two new members of the Poker Hall of Fame were honored by their inductions into the elite group.
Read more...11/26/2014


by Jennifer Newell WPT UK Victory
by Jennifer Newell
The World Poker Tour was on a whirlwind schedule of late. One of the most recent stops was at the Dusk Till Dawn Casino & Poker Room in Nottingham.
Read more...11/25/2014


by Jennifer Newell MicroMillions 9
by Jennifer Newell
The first MicroMillions online poker tournaments series was offered by PokerStars in the spring of 2012. It was the first series to give players the chance to participate in big tournaments with sizeable guarantees for micro-level buy-ins.
Read more...11/24/2014


by Jennifer Newell Dan Heimiller
by Jennifer Newell
Dan Heimiller has lived many places and worked many jobs, but playing poker is where his true passion lies. With nearly $5 million in earnings, his passion has served him well thus far.
Read more...11/22/2014


by Jennifer Newell WPT Bestbet
by Jennifer Newell
As the World Poker Tour was finishing its Caribbean stop on the island of St. Maarten, action was getting underway at the next stop in Jacksonville, Florida.
Read more...11/21/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
It has been a roller coaster for PokerStars and Full Tilt this autumn, especially pertaining to traffic for their Sunday majors online poker tournaments.
Read more...11/19/2014


by Jennifer Newell 2014 ACOP Main Event
by Jennifer Newell
The Asia Championship of Poker was back for 2014, and ACOP had become part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour as well.
Read more...11/17/2014


by Jennifer Newell WPT Caribbean
by Jennifer Newell
The World Poker Tour had been on a break for the month of October and resumed action on the island of St. Maarten in the Caribbean. The Casino Royale at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort hosted the festivities, which featured a $3,500 buy-in NLHE Main Event with reentries.
Read more...11/14/2014


by Jennifer Newell Martin Jacobson Wins 2014 WSOP Main Event for $10M
by Jennifer Newell
The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is over, and Martin Jacobson is the new king of the poker universe. He won the $10K buy-in NLHE World Championship on November 11 and captured $10 million to go with his stunning championship WSOP bracelet.
Read more...11/12/2014


by Jennifer Newell 2014 WSOP Main Event Plays Down to Three
by Jennifer Newell
Back on July 14, the World Series of Poker Main Event paused. The $10K No Limit Hold'em World Championship was the 65th event of the summer WSOP, which started on July 5 and played down to nine finalists at the Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Read more...11/11/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
After a good Sunday at the start of November, the numbers for all of the Sunday majors on PokerStars and Full Tilt took a dive on November 9.
Read more...11/11/2014


By Jennifer Newell Mike Leah
By Jennifer Newell
Mike Leah is one of the top dozen live poker players from Canada and one of the best online poker players ever to play the game. And he's only been playing professionally since 2008.
Read more...11/10/2014


by Jennifer Newell Keven Stammen
by Jennifer Newell
Keven Stammen is one of the most underpublicized players today. His outstanding online poker earnings mixed with live tournament performances show his true colors, despite his quiet and unassuming nature.
Read more...11/08/2014


by Jennifer Newell Jeffrey Lisandro
by Jennifer Newell
Stephen Chidwick may be quiet, but he is a force at any poker table. With more than $4 million in live tournament earnings and nearly $3 million online, and still in his early 20s, the sky is the limit for this young pro.
Read more...11/05/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
There was an increase in registration for all three of the bigger buy-in tournaments on Full Tilt on Sunday, which was needed after the previous week's decline for all three of them.
Read more...11/04/2014


by Jennifer Newell WSOP Circuit Hammond Ring
by Jennifer Newell
Just after the World Series of Poker Circuit finished its series at the Horseshoe Southern Indiana, the WSOPC moved on to Hammond, Indiana.
Read more...11/03/2014


by Jennifer Newell EPT London Main Event
by Jennifer Newell
The European Poker Tour was in London at the Grand Connaught Rooms and Hippodrome Casino in Covent Garden from October 8-18 for its latest stop.
Read more...11/01/2014


by Jennifer Newell LAPT Peru
by Jennifer Newell
The seventh season of the Latin American Poker Tour was coming to a close with its last stop in Lima, Peru.
Read more...10/31/2014


by Jennifer Newell EPT London High Roller Champion
by Jennifer Newell
As part of the recent European Poker Tour stop in London, the series of touraments from October 8-18 included quite a few options for players.
Read more...10/30/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
Though the previous Sunday saw an increase in registration numbers nearly across the board, there was more movement on October 26.
Read more...10/29/2014


by Jennifer Newell EPT London Side Events
by Jennifer Newell
The EPT London Poker Festival was run in conjunction with the UK & Ireland Poker Tour from October 8-18 at the Grand Connaught Rooms and Hippodrome Casino.
Read more...10/28/2014


by Jennifer Newell WSOP APAC High Roller
by Jennifer Newell
The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific had begun on October 2, and the Main Event got underway on October 12.
Read more...10/25/2014


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