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Belianin Gets DQ’d and Arrested at WSOP Main Event

Russian poker pro Georgii Belianin was disqualified from the WSOP Main Event, issued a ban from entering Caesars properties and then arrested upon attempting to trespass. Belianin Gets in Trouble After Being Disqualified from WSOP Main Event Day 1C of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event was all set to start business as […]

WSOP Announces 2019 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has recently released the list of 10 finalists that stand a chance of being inducted into the 2019 Poker Hall of Fame class. These 10 nominees were determined following a public nomination process which was then followed by screening by the Poker Hall of Fame’s Governing Council. As it […]

Poker Community Mourns Russian Poker Star Liliya Novikova

On Wednesday, June 12, the poker community received some very disturbing news that one of their own, Liliya “Liay5” Novikova had passed away at the young age in an accident at her home. The esports player and renowned Twitch streamer was found deceased in the bathtub by an elderly neighbor at her parents’ apartment. According […]

Industry Pros Launch New Training Sites for Poker & Esports

It is always great to see professionals and stars in various fields getting involved, participating or starting up initiatives that are meant to make their respective industries much better. In fact, a lot of progress in the fields of skill-based games such as poker and competitive video games has been through such activities. A number […]

Daniel Negreanu, PokerStars Part Ways After Twelve Years

Barely a week after tying the knot with poker personality Amanda Leatherman, Daniel Negreanu has delivered yet another huge announcement. Taking to social media (specifically Twitter), the poker legend announced to his fans that he and PokerStars were ending their 12-year relationship which was arguably the world’s most high-profile sponsorship. “I have an important announcement […]

PartyPoker Launches New Twitch Channel, Puffs Up Team Online

Renowned online poker operator PartyPoker has been very busy solidifying its place in the United States’ poker industry over the past couple of months. While some of the company’s moves have been unprecedented, it goes without saying that they make total sense especially when viewed from a business perspective – these developments have not only […]

PokerStars $5,200 Turbo Series A Success Despite Boycott

In response to recent changes made by PokerStars, last Sunday hundreds of poker player participated in a boycott that was organized by a group of the site’s high stakes poker players led by Belgian player “girafganger7”. Joining him were 250 more high stakes MTT players who opted not to participate in the $5,200 buy-in Turbo […]

PokerStars Signs Ramon Colillas as Brand Ambassador

Just a few days after Jeff Gross and Jaime Stables announced the end of their contracts with PokerStars, the company has signed Ramon Colillas, the winner of the PokerStars Player’s No-Limit Hold’em Championship, as their new brand ambassador. The poker star took the online poker industry by surprise when he emerged victorious at the $25,000 […]

Nguyen Tops MCOP €1,500 Progressive Bounty Event

The touted competition known as The Master Classics of Poker (MCOP) held at the Holland Casino Amsterdam is carrying on, dishing out various prizing money to many distinct players. Now, Dang Toan Nguyen has managed to come out a success from the €1,500 Progressive Bounty event. Here’s what happened. Beating the Masters at 1,500 Progressive […]

Filipe Oliveira Wins Caribbean Main Event

The Caribbean Party Poker has come to an end, and Filipe Oliveira has managed to distinguish himself at the $5,3000 Main Event. The upshot? He’s leaving the tropical destination $1.5 million richer. The Crowning Caribbean Poker Event is Over In the past two or so weeks we have seen quite a few developments in the […]