sabato 21 luglio 2018

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, American poker professional Justin Bonomo was the victor, winning the $10 million first place prize, plus a diamond-encrusted bracelet presented by Jostens at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas late Tuesday night and seen live nationally on ESPN2 and globally via PokerGO.

sabato 30 giugno 2018

Couden wins first WSOP bracelet

Joey Couden won his first career World Series of Poker bracelet late Thursday night. Couden took first place in Event #53: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better, earning $244,370.

Four millionaires made at PokerStars and Full Tilt

Four new millionaires are celebrating football-fueled victories at PokerStars, PokerStars Casino and Full Tilt this week, having each secured million-dollar payouts totaling more than $5.4 million.

sabato 23 giugno 2018

California's Lee wins third-ever WSOP cash

Preston Lee, a 32-year-old poker pro from Millbrae, California, has emerged as the winner of Event #39 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout.

PokerStars receives two awards for #GameOn

PokerStars received the ‘Poker Marketing Campaign’ and ‘Social Marketing Campaign’ awards for its #GameOn campaign at the prestigious EGR Marketing and Innovation Awards, held on Wednesday, 20 May at The Hurlingham Club in London. PokerStars beat eight other nominees to take the awards.

sabato 16 giugno 2018

Liverpool's Dobson wins WSOP event on unscheduled fourth day

Ben Dobson made the long trek from England to Las Vegas to spend another summer grinding tournaments at the World Series of Poker.

Nikiforov wins MSPT Main Event

The $600 buy-in, $1 million GTD MSPT Main Event at The Venetian Las Vegas – the 125th Main Event held in tour history – drew 2,779 runners, which generated a $1,425,627 prize pool. After three starting flights and two other days of play, 44-year-old Russia pro, Sergei Nikiforov, took home $174,708 (original payout was $202,456).

sabato 9 giugno 2018

WSOP: Paul Volpe wins third bracelet

Following an extra fourth day of action, Paul Volpe has triumphed in Event #9 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. The win gives Volpe his third career WSOP bracelet along with $417,921 in first-place money.

PokerStars Spin & Go tournaments

PokerStars has revamped its popular Spin & Go tournaments to celebrate this summer’s World Cup festivities with special edition football-themed ‘Spin & Goal’ games that will give players the chance to win prizes of up to $1,000,000 or a dream football holiday.

sabato 2 giugno 2018

Play’n GO signs content deal with PokerStars Casino

Award-winning slots specialist Play’n GO has signed a multi-year partnership deal with PokerStars Casino, which is owned by The Stars Group and one of the world’s fastest growing online casinos.

Poker Masters schedule at Aria Resort & Casino

Poker Central, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games, and lifestyle away from the tables, and Aria Resort & Casino will host the Poker Masters tournament series for its second year, featuring one $10,000 buy-in tournament, five $25,000 buy-in tournaments, and one $50,000 buy-in tournament – while also expanding the high-roller event to include an additional Pot Limit Omaha event.

sabato 26 maggio 2018

Twitch partners with Poker Central

Social video service Twitch and Poker Central, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games, and lifestyle away from the tables, today announced the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will air on Twitch. Twitch will bring live coverage of over 31 tournaments and 25 final tables, with the live streams starting on 2 June at 3:00 pm PT and running until 14 July. The action will unfold online, where players will battle it out for the most coveted prize in poker: a WSOP gold bracelet.

PokerStars Ambassadors' Games begin

PokerStars Ambassadors have put their creative skills to the test in the ‘Platinum Pass Adventure,’ formulating new ways to give away PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) Platinum Passes, each worth $30,000, to their poker communities.

sabato 12 maggio 2018

Park MGM officially takes its place on the Las Vegas Strip

With the lighting of its new marquee and hotel tower signs, Monte Carlo officially shed its name this week for a new identity – Park MGM – making way for the resort set for completion later this year. Following a transformation that will touch every element of the central Strip property, Park MGM is a welcoming social hub that evokes the residential spirit, intimacy and individuality of a boutique experience on a resort scale.

$6 million still to come for winners at a PokerStars tournament

There are 200 players yet to be awarded a PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) Platinum Pass, which includes accommodation, travel and entry into the $25,000 buy-in event in the Bahamas from 6-10 January, 2019. Each Platinum Pass to the PSPC is worth around $30,000, with $1 million to be added to the prize pool for first place.

sabato 5 maggio 2018

32Red Poker announces Universal Championship of Poker

It will soon be time for players at 32Red Poker to throw themselves into the quest for universal domination.

SCOOP kicks off this Sunday on PokerStars

SCOOP 2018 kicks off this Sunday on PokerStars for an action packed 15-day event and boasts the biggest ever series guarantee for any PokerStars series with a $65 million overall guarantee as well as $150,000 in coveted Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) in The Bahamas. Five ways players can win a Platinum Pass during the series can be found here.

sabato 28 aprile 2018

BetStars to run betting markets on PokerStars Ambassadors winning PSPC Platinum Passes

BetStars will be running an array of exciting new markets on the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), which kicks off in the Bahamas in January 2019. A further six Platinum Passes will be awarded at EPT Monte Carlo (24 April – 4 May), five during the live event and one via the webstream, presented by PokerStars own Hartigan and Stapes, so it’s well worth those interested in attending the poker event of a lifetime tuning in.

Burleson wins 2018 MSPT South Dakota State Poker Championship

Since its inception in 2011, the South Dakota State Poker Championship has been a standalone event at Deadwood’s Silverado Franklin Historic Hotel and Gaming Complex. In seven years, the fields fluctuated from 82 to 136 entries, but in 2018 the field jumped to 286 runners (132 entries on Day 1A, 154 on 1B) thanks in part to partnering with the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) for the first time.

sabato 21 aprile 2018

PokerStars' SCOOP for France and Spain exceeds record-breaking guarantee

PokerStars has continued its shared player pool success with the debut Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) for France and Spain, which surpassed its record-breaking €10 million guarantee in shared liquidity markets by more than €1.7 million, reaching €11,768,035.

Scott Margereson takes down WPT Poker Showdown Championship at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood concluded its 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series in the early morning hours of Thursday. The series marked the second time pairing WPTDeepStacks and WPT brands in the same festival, the first being January’s Lucky Hearts Poker Open.

sabato 14 aprile 2018

PokerStars and players raise $50,000 for Right To Play

Poker players from around the world came together on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April for PokerStars' first ever online multi-table Play Money charity tournament. PokerStars made a $10 donation on behalf of the first 5,000 players who signed up to play the five billion Play Money chip guaranteed tournament to raise $50,000, enough to educate more than 1,660 disadvantaged children for a year.

World Series of Poker announces updated Player of the Year formula

The World Series of Poker is proud to announce an updated and improved Player of the Year formula for 2018.

sabato 7 aprile 2018

Poker Central launches live event studio at Aria Resort

Poker Central, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games and lifestyle away from the tables, and ESP Gaming, the world's premier competitive gaming content creation company, unveiled their new studio earlier today. Owned and operated by Poker Central, the studio was built entirely from the ground up at ARIA Resort & Casino and will be the exclusive home for all Poker Central-owned live events distributed on its over-the-top subscription service, PokerGO. The first production will take place 16-18 May with a special grand opening edition of "Poker After Dark."

PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker guarantees $1 million

The 10th annual Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) makes a return to PokerStars from 6-21 May 2018 and promises to be the most action-packed to date, with at least one $1 million guaranteed tournament per day. Once again, the series will run with three levels (Low, Medium and High), with buy-ins ranging from $2.20 to $25,000.

sabato 31 marzo 2018

Three-way chop decides Pala poker tournament winner

Richard King of Valley Center, California; James Ladere of Riverside, California; and Geoffrey Greene of Temecula, California, each won $3,650 on Sunday, 25 March, when they agreed to a three-way chop in the Vegas Seat poker tournament at Pala Casino Spa and Resort.

PokerStars debuts Split Hold'em

PokerStars is bringing a twist to the classic Texas Hold'em format with Split Hold'em. Launching today for a limited time only, Split Hold'em splits the community cards into two separate boards dealt simultaneously, creating two flops, two turns and two rivers. Classic strategies may well have to be reconsidered with the multitude of options and outcomes this new format presents.

sabato 24 marzo 2018

Tiger Jam to host top poker professionals

Tiger's Poker Night presented by the World Poker Tour, an exclusive charity poker tournament hosted by Tiger Woods, returns to MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas for a night of philanthropy and fun Friday, 18 May. WPT Raw Deal Host Phil Hellmuth will emcee the high-stakes tournament during the 20th Tiger Jam event.

PokerStars player wins festival package in $2 tournament

Chris Hopgood, a 30-year-old CAD technician from Wimbledon, has won a $3,000 PokerStars Festival package on the nose of a horse in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, after coming 12th in a $2 poker tournament on PokerStars.

sabato 17 marzo 2018

PokerStars to host Play Money charity event

PokerStars has joined forces with its global charity partner Right To Play to raise educational funds for disadvantaged children through its first ever online multi-table Play Money charity event.

PokerStars Turbo Series smashes original $15.6 million guarantee

The Stars Group Inc. announced today that the recent PokerStars Turbo Series exceeded its original $15.6 million prize pool guarantee by nearly $10 million, ultimately paying out more than $25 million among the 46,581 unique players who participated in the online poker series.

sabato 10 marzo 2018

PokerStars Casino crowns 10th millionaire since 2017

Since 2017, PokerStars Casino has made 10 millionaires through its selection of popular online slots and games. With more progressive jackpot slot titles on the way, this online casino is fully prepared to dole out even more huge wins in the coming months.

WSOP Global Casino Championship heads for Harrah's Cherokee Casino

The World Series of Poker Circuit concludes its 14th season at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina, this August with the 2018 Global Casino Championship.

sabato 24 febbraio 2018

Poker Central produces "Super High Roller Club" series

Poker Central, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games and lifestyle away from the tables, partnered with New York entertainment company Believe Entertainment Group to produce "Super High Roller Club," a new six-episode lifestyle series premiering 26 February on PokerGO, Poker Central’s direct-to-consumer OTT subscription service.

Poker Night in America to debut live TV series

The hit TV series Poker Night in America (PNIA), produced by Rush Street Productions, is excited to announce the launch of a new live celebrity version of its TV series. Poker Night LIVE will air on CBS Sports Network, starting this spring on 20 March 2018. In response to the popularity of its live poker events streaming on Twitch, Rush Street Productions wanted to bring that same exhilarating experience to traditional TV, welcoming a larger audience, many of whom don't use internet streaming platforms.

sabato 17 febbraio 2018

Stephen Chidwick takes US Poker Open Championship trophy

The U.K.'s Stephen Chidwick secured the largest championship win of his career, taking home the U.S Poker Open Championship trophy after putting on a show for poker fans during the eight-event series in Las Vegas. Chidwick made five final tables, took down two events and cashed for a grand total of $1,256,650.

Poker Central, ESPN unveil 2018 World Series of Poker live broadcast schedule

Poker Central and ESPN released their preliminary live coverage schedule for the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which will air start to finish everyday coverage from 2-14 July. On top of its daily WSOP Main Event coverage, ESPN will broadcast the Big One for One Drop from 16-17 July – a $1,000,000 buy-in tournament that takes place every other year. In addition to ESPN's coverage of the WSOP Main Event and Big One for One Drop, PokerGO will offer exclusive WSOP Main Event coverage that is not broadcast during ESPN windows while coverage aired on ESPN will not air on PokerGO. The full PokerGO WSOP streaming schedule will be announced at a later time.

sabato 3 febbraio 2018

WSOP Circuit draws over 4,000 entries

The 12-day 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit at Horseshoe Tunica is now complete. The series featured 12 gold ring events, two seniors events and a ladies event. The biggest winner of the series was Sam Washburn, who won the $1,675 Main Event for $188,086 and his first career WSOP Circuit gold ring. It was Washburn's first ever WSOP cash. The Main Event ended up drawing 597 runners to generate an $895,500 prizepool. In total, the 12 gold ring events drew 4,531 entries for an average of 377 players per event and paid out over $2.1 million.

sabato 27 gennaio 2018

Poker Central plans inaugural Super High Roller Bowl China

Poker Central, the ultimate poker lifestyle destination, teamed up with Macau Billionaire Poker -- a well-known name in Asia-based high roller poker tournaments -- to expand the Super High Roller Bowl overseas with the inaugural Super High Roller Bowl China. The prize pool will be $100 million HKD, which is guaranteed by Macau Billionaire Poker.

sabato 20 gennaio 2018

World Series of Poker Circuit touches down at Horseshoe Tunica

Horseshoe Tunica has been part of poker history since it opened its doors. Horseshoe Tunica was originally founded by Jack Binion, a member of the Poker Hall of Fame and son of WSOP founder Benny Binion. Now, Horseshoe has served as WSOP's home in the Tunica market since 2015.

PokerStars first to offer shared player pool in France, Spain

Poker players across France and Spain can now challenge and play each other at PokerStars, which today has become the first online operator approved to offer a shared player pool between the locally licensed poker markets. Poker fans from both countries will now be able to compete for bigger prize pools, amped-up guarantees and juicy promotions at the regulated online poker site, a big win for French and Spanish players.

sabato 13 gennaio 2018

Mid-States Poker Tour kicks off next week

The first event of the MSPT's 9th Season will take place from 18-21 January at Tropicana Evansville in southern Indiana. A series of satellites will feed into a $350 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed Regional Event, which will feature three starting flights.

PokerStars creates nine millionaires in 2017

Nine millionaires were created in 2017 at PokerStars, a record for one of the world's fastest-growing online casinos. Seven players pocketed seven-figure sums from PokerStars Casino in-house developed slot games Millionaires Island and Stars Mega Spin, which paid out a total of more than $10.3 million. The largest jackpot paid out to date through PokerStars Casino is more than $2.5 million.