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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.

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

Phil Ivey’s Fabulous Aussie Millions will see his Return to GPI 300

American poker superstar Phil Ivey looks destined to enjoy a double celebration over the next few days as his 36th birthday on Wednesday should also see his imminent return to the Global Poker Index (GPI) 300 after four months in the wilderness. The Californian already has much to celebrate with his spectacular start to 2012 after enjoying a highly profitable Aussie Millions – his first major event since November’s Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau – in Melbourne, where he took the top prize of $2,058,948 for winning the AUD$250,000 buy-in Super High Roller not long after being knocked out in 12th place during the AUD$10,000 buy-in main event for $102,947.

WSOP Eliminates November Nine

Caesars Entertainment Corporation plans to release the schedule for the 43rd Annual World Series of Poker ( WSOP ) at 1:00pm EST Wednesday, but in advance of the official announcement, a few details have been leaked via the WSOP’s official Twitter account.

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 …

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…

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 …

Chris Klodnicki wins Epic Poker League Main Event

Despite a five-handed final table, it took nearly 15 hours of play on Sunday for the Epic Poker League to crown its third champion of Season 1, and in the end it came down to two poker pros searching for their first major tournament title of their career. The final table began with a lineup of Scott Clements, Mike “The Grinder” Mizrachi, Chris Klodnicki, Read Full Article Related posts: Epic Poker League qualifier DQ’ed from Main Event After finishing the Epic Poker League Pro/Am in 8th place,…

10 poker players to watch in 2012 Part 2

Every year I like to take a look at a few of the tournament grinders who have been quite successful over the past few years, but have yet to “breakout” as poker superstars — had a few cards fallen differently they would already be household names in the poker world and received plenty of gambling news headlines. So here is Part 2 of my Read Full Article Related posts: 10 poker players to watch in 2012 Part 1 Every year I like to take a look at a..

Sam Trickett wins Partouche Poker Tour title

Chalk up yet another $1 million score for Titan Poker pro Sam Trickett, as the young poker star increased his 2011 tournament earnings to a mind-boggling $4.5 million this past weekend by winning the 2011 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event.

2011 WSOP Main Event Final Table UPDATES

2011 WSOP Main Event down to 3 players

After a fairly quick pace (quick for the World Series of Poker final table anyway) that saw the November Nine play down to just four players well before the dinner break the action slowed down a bit as Pius Heinz, Matt Giannetti, Ben Lamb, and Martin Staszko all had plenty of chips to work with and it seemed that whenever a player was at Read Full Article Related posts: 2011 WSOP Main Event Final Table UPDATES Poker pros dominating 2011 WSOP Main Event After Day 6 WSOP Main Event down to 57 players