sabato 28 gennaio 2017

2017 World Series of Poker daily event schedule finalized

The 48th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) – the richest, most prestigious and longest-running poker series – has finalized its event schedule for the 2017 iteration and will open its doors on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week through 17 July 2017.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Dwayne Wade end #raiseit campaign in style

Team PokerStars SportStar Cristiano Ronaldo and renowned basketball player Dwyane Wade are drawing the #raiseit campaign to a grand close with a remarkable display of sporting skill. The pair are battling it out for the final time following six previous duels for the innovative and fun social campaign by the world's most popular online poker site, an Amaya Inc. brand.

sabato 21 gennaio 2017

JACK Cleveland Casino poker tournaments raise money for food bank

Jack Cleveland Casino’s poker room hosted two tournaments yesterday that raised more than $6,000 and 1,000 cans of food for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Both tournaments sold out, with players waiting in line up to an hour prior to start time to enter. While many players brought more items than the tournament required, others found out about the canned food drive when they arrived.

PokerStars festival prepares for London debut

Poker is set to flood the streets of London as the PokerStars Festival London comes to the city this month from 22-29 January, with eight days of blockbuster action primed, sponsored by PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand. What's more, hoping to switch from the snooker table to poker table, seven-time World Champion Stephen Hendry is looking to transfer his skills across felts and will be among hundreds of hopefuls keen to make their mark at the Festival's various poker tournaments.

sabato 14 gennaio 2017

Weekend events solidified for 2017 World Series of Poker

As the details of the day-by-day schedule for the 48th running of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) are being finalized, we're proud to announce a confirmed schedule for the flagship weekend anchor events that are planned.

Life sciences professor wins Wisconsin's largest poker tournament

Season 8 of the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) kicked off in early January with a $350 Regional Event at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It proved to me a massive affair as 1,228 entries (291 on Day 1a; 410 Day 1b; and 527 Day 1c) packed the ballroom over three starting flights.

PokerStars Casino player hits mega jackpot

A lucky man from Bermuda has banished his January blues by hitting the jackpot on slot game Winstar for a major PokerStars winning moment, pocketing a massive $825,037.

sabato 7 gennaio 2017

Kevin Hart to play in PokerStars Championship

Renowned comedian and actor Kevin Hart is splashing the cash and putting his poker skills to the test in the PokerStars Championship Super High Roller at the inaugural PokerStars Championship Bahamas. The world-famous funny man, who will appear in the hotly anticipated remake of Jumanji later this year, is playing with the poker sharks in the Super High Roller, a big money tournament that costs $100,000 to play.

Irish Poker Open announces €500K Main Event

Paul O'Reilly and JP McCann are happy to announce details of the Irish Poker Open 2017, which will take place from 27 March – 3 April 2017 in the prestigious Citywest hotel, Dublin. The buy-in for this event will remain at €1,000 + €150 and the festival will once again feature a full schedule of events to capture the imagination poker players at an affordable buy-in level.