888Poker Introduces Knockout Tournament and More!

888Poker Introduces Knockout Tournament and More!

Poker tournament host and online platform 888 is expanding the scope and reach of its operations with the introduction of the $55 buy-in $1 million GTD multi-table tournament, which will have players from all skill levels flock to the tables and try their chance at the game. At the same time, the platform is experimenting […]

PokerStars’ Negreanu and Boeree to Play with Chess Pros

PokerStars’ Negreanu and Boeree to Play with Chess Pros

Poker is often, if not always, touted as a game of skill, analytical thinking, and well – plain old strategy. Now, there have been many arguments to support or conversely – disprove both arguments. PokerStars Ambassadors Negreanu and Boeree have decided to give their cerebrum a mighty challenge by competing at chess. Castling of the […]

WinStar River Series Main Event almost Finishes

WinStar River Series Main Event almost Finishes

Following our extensive reporting on the EPT Barcelona, it’s time to change the tune. Another noteworthy event is currently underway and well worth noting. Enter the WinStar River Poker series, which has reunited a fair number of contestants. Quite the glitzy pow-wow in its own right, WinStar’s Main Event is definitely worth playing in or […]

PokerStars Has Awarded Over $4.5m in Premium Passes

PokerStars Has Awarded Over $4.5m in Premium Passes

PokerStars has been a bright star on the landscape for poker action. Nobody would be able to deny the organization’s leadership position. Of late, we’ve been chatting away about the Premium Passes on more than one occasion. Today, though, we want to shed a wee bit more light on the matter. Generosity or Skilled Marketing? […]

Poker Security in the Wake of Florida Esports Shooting

Poker Security in the Wake of Florida Esports Shooting

Esports and poker do share something in common. Both activities used to be marginalized. There was little respect for either of those, one looked down upon as a waste of time, and the other, perceived as what comes after wasting too much time – addiction, reckless spending, falling into debt. Security at Poker Events – […]

Ukraine Legalizes Poker, Accepts It as a Sport

Ukraine Legalizes Poker, Accepts It as a Sport

We have mostly been focusing on the United States and the poker action that takes place here. However, there’s more to that. Following the coverage of the Triton Series in Jeju, South Korea and Sochi, Russia, we are now fixating our eye on a different jurisdiction – Ukraine. The country has just made a significant […]

Two More US Players Win Platinum Passes

Two More US Players Win Platinum Passes

PokerStars continues to dish out Platinum Passes for its upcoming PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship that will be held in the Bahamas in January, 2019. Apart from the European winners, there have been two new names to win the desired Platinum Pass in recent days. Platinum Pass and $30,000 for the Bahamas The Platinum Pass […]

Arlie Shaban Teams Up with Run It Up

Arlie Shaban Teams Up with Run It Up

With Twitch shaping up to be a much-preferred option for poker aficionados, it’s small surprise that casters, semi-professionals, and the occasional fan of some skill are all lining up to jump start their own channels and preach to the masses the art of poker. Go back a decade or two and you wouldn’t get this […]

PartyPoker Brings Back the Powerfest Online Series

PartyPoker Brings Back the Powerfest Online Series

Even though we are in a bit of a poker dry spell, the game will return in its splendidness as early as September! The upcoming PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is one of the events that will keep us excited, too, with the $70 million in prize money available for the players who […]

Anatoly Filatov Wins Title at PartyPoker Live Millions Main

Anatoly Filatov Wins Title at PartyPoker Live Millions Main

And now the good news. Anatoly Filatov managed to top the competition during the PartyPoker Live Millions Main Event, taking on some serious rivals and clinching a victory at the Sochi Casino & Resort in Sochi, Russia. The 28-year-old was all smug about his victory having paid $5,000 to get nearly a million with his […]