Anthony Zinno Takes Down WPT Fallsview Poker Classic Main Event

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Anthony Zinno is officially the winner of his second World Poker Tour title as of Monday night. He was able to take down the 2015 World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic Main Event, which brought along a very nice payday of close to $400k, and also won him a seat in the WPT Championship. The Read more…

World Poker Tour Season XIII Set to Premier Sunday

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Well, it seems as though we’ve got a pretty big week of poker news coming out. Not only was the 2015 World Series of Poker schedule released recently, but now we’ve found out that we’ll get some TV coverage of the upcoming World Poker Tour. Season XIII is set to get underway for the WPT, Read more…

WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Champion Crowned

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Just as February hit, we had a new champion crowned in the live poker tournament world. But “new” I mean a player who had never won a major championship in their poker career. This player? It was Aaron Mermelstein, and he was the fortunate player to get the chip lead when it mattered most, as Read more…

$1 Million Spin & Go Payday Hit Twice More

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

If you want an incredible online poker story, well, here you go. By now, you’ve probably heard about the online poker Spin & Go’s that PokerStars is running. The idea is pretty simple, but basically, players have a chance to win some serious money for just a $5 Spin & Go game. Well, we saw Read more…

History Made at WPT Alpha8 Florida Event

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

If you haven’t noticed to this point, the Alpha8 tournament series doesn’t draw in the type of attention that many other tournaments do. The reason for this is pretty obvious, as there are usually very small crowds that buy-in to these events. With that said, it doesn’t mean that these aren’t great tournaments, and in Read more…

Amaya Gaming Offices Raided Over Insider Trading Allegations

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Some very interesting news was released recently, as it seems that the Montreal-based Amaya Gaming, the company who owns both PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, along with many other gaming sites, saw their headquarters raided by authorities due to the allegations of insider trading. Apparently the action all happened on Thursday evening, and it wasn’t pretty. Read more…

Mike Leah Reignites Player of the Year Race

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Even though his closest opponent Dan Colman had a lead of 400 points, Mike Leah managed to win the final event of WSOP APAC High Roller, which earned him the first bracelet of his career along with a princely sum of $527,500. The win makes him a close contender to the BLUFF POY title along Read more…

Ihar Soika Wins 2014 EPT Barcelona High Roller Event

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The 2014 European Poker Tour Barcelona was host to one of the most dramatic match-ups in poker. The record turnout in the €10,300 no-limit hold’em high roller event led to an alluring prize pool of €3.8 million, which earned the distinction of the biggest field of its kind in EPT history. In the end, fighting Read more…

Robert Tanita Wins Arizona State Poker Championship

Monday, September 1st, 2014

The 10th Annual Arizona State Poker Championship was won by first timer Robert Tanita in a close game which got him a prize money of $257,690. Though Arizona is Robert’s home state he had been unable to win any significant amount in the past and his last big win was in 2012. Final table At Read more…

Five Thoughts on Crumpling Cards and Seminole Hard Rock

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Poker tournaments involve a lot of focus and hard work on the part of its participants with the high stakes involved along with the cut-throat competition to earn the coveted title. A bad beat during the final stages of the tournament can be a disconcerting experience for even the most experienced players. There have been Read more…


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