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Utah bans online poker opts-out of federal legislation

In a preemptive strike against the possibility of a federal online poker bill the state of Utah has passed into law a bill that bans online poker in the state, as well as opting-out of any federal online poker legislation that could be passed in the future.

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

Tournament poker week in review: Aussies and the WSOPC

The Aussie Millions is officially over, and the big winners were Dan Smith (who captured the $100k Challenge title, Phil Ivey (who not only won the $250k Challenge tournament but also finished 12th in the Aussie Millions main Event), and Australian poker pro Oliver Speidel (who captured the Aussie Millions Main Event crown). Ivey won the biggest prize of the tournament series in an Read Full Article Related posts: Tournament Poker week in review: Pros keep winning There is a lot going on in the world of..

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

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.

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,…

Week in tournament poker: WPT Venice NACPT and more

While we try to provide you with comprehensive coverage from a number of major tournaments around the world, sometimes there is simply too much going on in the world of tournament poker to cover each and every event, and this is precisely what has taken place over the past week or so. While we were busy keeping you abreast on the latest chip counts Read Full Article Related posts: PKR Poker to announce new sponsored pro this week One of the top independent online poker rooms in the…

Online Poker Play Basics – How to Make a Deposit At an Online Poker Room?

If you have just decided for an online poker play but don’t know how to make a deposit at an online poker room, then this article will prove quite helpful for you.

PKR Poker announces new Team PKR Pro

After a week of build-up PKR Poker has finally let the cat out of the bag as to the identity of their newest Team PKR Poker Pro: Jake Cody. With the signing of the youngest Triple Crown winner in poker history (Cody is all of 23 years old) PKR Poker was not simply overstating that their new Team PKR Pro member was one of Read Full Article Related posts: A look at poker’s Triple Crown winners: Jake Cody Jake Cody wins WSOP $25k Heads-Up and Triple Crown Woods Makes It Bracelet Number Three For Team GB

Online Poker for the Novice

Poker playing has grown exponentially in popularity over the last several years.