Justin Bonomo wins WSOP Big One for One Drop $1 million charity poker tournament

The fourth iteration of the Big One for One Drop, featured 27 players each ponying up the $1 million buy-in and after three days of play,...

sabato 24 giugno 2017

UK Competition and Markets Authority cracking down on gambling firms

CMA has today announced it is launching enforcement action against a number of online gambling operators suspected of breaking consumer law.

As it steps up its investigation of the £4.5 billion sector, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is acting because it believes people aren't getting the deal they expect from sign-up promotions, and operators are unfairly holding on to people's money.

Daniel Negreanu nominated MSOP ambassador

Major Series of Putting (MSOP) today announced that world-renowned poker player Daniel Negreanu will act as an ambassador for MSOP. Negreanu will also be playing in championship events during the MSOP finals taking place 27 October to 5 November in Las Vegas.

World Series of Poker 2017 reaches halfway point

Another year, another impressive showing at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. With 37 of 74 events accounted for, a record 61,616 entries have been tabulated, up slightly from 60,677 entries in a record-breaking 2016.

sabato 17 giugno 2017

PokerStars announces half-price Sunday Million

PokerStars.com, an Amaya Inc. brand, is halving the buy-in for this week's Sunday Million from $215 to $107.50 while retaining the $1 Million guarantee, so the world's biggest weekly online poker tournament will represent extraordinary bang for your buck this Sunday, 18 June.

Comedian Kevin Hart to challenge Fedor Holtz at PokerStars Championship Barcelona

Hollywood star and global comedy sensation Kevin Hart today announced in an exclusive interview with the Poker in the Ears podcast that he will attend Spain's biggest poker event of the year, PokerStars Championship Barcelona, an Amaya Inc., brand, where he's looking to swipe the crown of reigning Super High Roller champ Fedor Holz.

sabato 10 giugno 2017

Usain Bolt partners up with PokerStars

Usain Bolt, record-breaking sprinter and undisputed fastest man on the planet, will promote the game of poker as part of a new partnership with PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand. Bolt, an eight-time Olympic gold medallist, announced his new partnership via a social media exchange with his friend and Hollywood superstar Kevin Hart, who is currently the most successful comedian in the world and earlier this year signed on with PokerStars, declaring he was going to "Make Poker Fun."

World Series of Poker launches e-commerce platform

World Series of Poker, the world's most prestigious professional poker league, and MMAG Group Inc., a leader in product development and branding, have today announced the launch of SHOP.WSOP.com. This new e-commerce platform is your source for the exclusive licensed merchandise and apparel of The World Series of Poker.

sabato 3 giugno 2017

ICE 2017 confirms record-setting attendance

ICE 2017 has been confirmed as the most successful edition on record, with attendance independently audited at 30,213, up 6% year-on-year and the sixth consecutive year of growth experienced by gaming's leading business-to-business event.

German poker pro wins 2017 Super High Roller Bowl

The fifth and final day of the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl at the ARIA Resort & Casino saw the final three players out of the starting 56 world-class entrants — Jake Schindler, Christoph Vogelsang and Stefan Schillhabel — play for the title. After five hours of tense action, Christoph Vogelsang defeated Schindler heads-up for his first title, Super High Roller Bowl championship ring and $6 million.