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Four Poker Maximus Main Events This Sunday With $650,000 In Guarantees

The popular Poker Maximus online poker tournament series will conclude this weekend with four Main Events being played out starting at 3:00 pm EST.

Melbourne man wins the 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event

In the run-up to the 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event final table most of the talk centered around Phil Ivey (who eventually finished in 12th place) with any remaining scraps of coverage going to 2006 Aussie Millions Champion Lee Nelson (who finished in 9th place). Not to toot my own horn, but I also mentioned that Aussie poker pro Oliver Speidel was a player Read Full Article Related posts: Poker veteran wins APPT Melbourne Main Event Leo “The Mechanic” Boxell has been grinding poker tournaments in…

2012 European Poker Awards Handed Out, Sam Trickett Takes Player Of The Year

In what might be viewed as a slight upset, the United Kingdom’s Sam Trickett was voted Player of the Year at the 2012 European Poker Awards over poker Triple Crown winner and countryman Jake Cody during awards ceremonies held last night. The 2012 EPAs, held at the famous Aviation Club de Paris in France, honored the best players in the European poker arena for their performance over the 2011 calendar year

Party Poker Premier League V Expected to be ‘Strongest Field Ever’

Party Poker’s fifth staging of their Premier League Poker is to be included on the World Poker Tour (WPT) as a special tournament that promoters believe will attract “ the strongest field ever ” when the pros arrive in Austria in early April. Officially known as the WPT Premier League V presented by Party Poker, the event will take place at the Montesino Casino from April 4 to 10 – essentially as a warm-up to the WPT Vienna, although it will offer a $125,000 buy-in event, so can most certainly be considered a super high roller tournament for the 16-player line-up

Oliver Speidel Wins 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event; Phil Ivey Wins Super High Roller

After a dominant performance over seven hours of final table play, hometown favorite Oliver Speidel crushed the opposition to take down the championship of the 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event . When the seven man final table reported for work on Sunday afternoon in the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia , Bjorn Li held a 1.3 million chip lead over Speidel, but the chip counts of all the players were close enough together that any slight miscalculation would drop the leaders to the bottom of the pack

Oliver Speidel Charges to Aussie Millions Main Event Title

It took almost a week to complete, but home favourite Oliver Speidel triumphed at the $10,600 buy-in Aussie Millions main event at the Crown Casino in Melbourne for what completed an incredible few weeks for the Aussie. The poker pro outlasted 658 other players to leave with $1,647,158 – his biggest cash prize ever – and title, while second placed Ken Wong, of Hong Kong, picked up $1,029,474 for his runner-up spot

Oliver Speidel Wins 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event

The 2012 Aussie Millions Poker Championship Main Event was a global affair, with a field of 659 entrants from all around the world turning up at the Crown Casino in …

Gus Hansen’s Big Win In Big Game

On his way to the upcoming Aussie Millions, Gus Hansen stopped off in Macau to play cash poker in Macau’s Big Game, finishing his third 24-hour marathon session with a huge profit of $3.8 million.

Jonathan Duhamel Atop 2012 Player of the Year Race Sponsored By Lock Poker

The end of 2011 was a bad one for 2010 WSOP Main Event champion Jonathan Duhamel. He was the victim of an assault and robbery that left him without his …

Epic Poker League Hits European Television Screens

The Epic Poker League (EPL) organisers are reportedly negotiating the sale of the series, but what is certain is poker fans throughout Europe now have the chance to watch the action on television. While negotiations continue between Pinnacle Entertainment – which operates casinos in Reno in Nevada, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana and Missouri – and the EPL, the league has agreed a deal with The Poker Channel Europe to show upwards of 70 hours of the league in over 30 million homes throughout the continent, as well as the rest of the world via the internet.

World Series of Poker Circuit Comes to Choctaw

The World Series of Poker Circuit stop at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma is underway, and will conclude with the $1,600 buy-in championship event starting on Saturday, Jan.

Martin Finger and Jonathan Duhamel fight at PCA party

I suppose if I was beaten and tied-up in my house, and over the course of the next few weeks won over $1.2 million I might go out looking for trouble –trying to replicate my beat-down run-good—which is precisely what Jonathan Duhamel seems to have done after a second place finish in the PCA High-Roller tournament – although we still haven’t gotten Duhamel’s version Read Full Article Related posts: Germany’s Finger takes down EPT Prague Main Event Chalk up yet another tournament victory for the German’s, as… Martin Staszko joins Team PokerStars Pro Martin Staszko’s life has changed a great deal over the…

Jason Mercier Leads Unchanged Top Five on GPI 300

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier continues to lead the way on the Global Poker Index (GPI).

John Dibella Wins the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event

John Dibella got into the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event by winning a $1,000 buy-in satellite. He survived five days to enter the final table as one of three …

Numerous Big Names Lined up for WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars

The line-up for the upcoming World Poker Tour (WPT) Bay 101 Shooting Stars championship has been announced – and it’s one heck of a stellar-packed list. Already confirmed for this year’s $9,500+$500 buy-in event are reigning champion Alan Sternberg, as well as the likes of Team PokerStars Pros Daniel Negreanu, Liv Boeree, Joe Hachem, Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier, Jonathan Duhamel, David Williams, Barry Greenstein and Jason Mercier