HELLMUTH COMMENTS ON NEW ULTIMATEBET DISCLOSURES (Update)
13th May, 2013 at 12:28:53
13-time World Series of Poker bracelet holder expresses regret and claims he was not fully informed of developments
The World Series of Poker's most successful player, international ace Phil Hellmuth, has released a statement on his involvement with UltimateBet in the wake of the fresh disclosures on Youtube tapes of a discussion between key UltimateBet execs and lawyers (see previous report).
POKER FESTIVITIES IN BERLIN END (Update)
28th April, 2013 at 03:07:14
Canadian and German victories in a successful EPT festival of poker
The Pokerstars European Poker Tour Berlin has occupied the front pages of most online poker media this week, culminating in exciting High Roller and Main Event final table action over the weekend.
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CHEONG TAKES APT MANILA MILLIONS
19th April, 2013 at 15:47:11
Hefty pay-day for WSOP final tabler
Joseph Cheong took the Asian Poker Tour Manila Millions title late this week boosting his bank balance by HK$10.4 million (US$1.34 million).
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NEGREANU TAKES WSOP ASIA-PACIFIC MAIN EVENT (UPDATE)
15th April, 2013 at 14:51:23
Drought ends for amiable Canadian poker pro
Daniel Negreanu bested a field of 405 taking home the inaugural WSOP Asia-Pacific Main Event title, his fifth WSOP bracelet and a USD$1 081 750 prize after triumphing over Daniel Marton in heads-up play.
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TRICKETT'S TEAM WINS INTERNATIONAL POKER COMPETITION
15th April, 2013 at 02:44:02
Team Europe in Australian triumph
Sam Trickett's Team Europe, comprising Marvin Rettenmaier, Phil Gruissem, Dominik Nitsche, Sam Holden, with Trickett as captain, emerged victorious after a poker competition over the weekend against teams from two other continents
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GERMAN VICTORY IN APAC HIGH ROLLER POKER EVENT
15th April, 2013 at 02:44:02
Philipp Gruissem claims A$ 825,000 main prize
The A$50,000 buy-in World Series of Poker Asia Pacific High Roller event was won by German poker pro Philipp Gruissem over the weekend after an exciting heads up with Joseph Cheong.
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AUSSIE POKER FIRST FOR AARON LIM
12th April, 2013 at 04:27:39
Local player the first Aussie to win a WSOP bracelket on home ground
Australian player Aaron Lim became the first Aussie to win a World Series of Poker bracelet on home ground this week, joining other top WSOP players amongst his countrymen like Joe Hachem, Andrew Hinrichson, Mark Vos, Gary Benson and Mel Judah.
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IVEY WINS 9TH WSOP GOLD BRACELET
10th April, 2013 at 11:13:51
Not his biggest prize but a worthy milestone nonetheless
Poker professional Phil Ivey has won his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet in Melbourne at the WSOP Asia Pacific event held at the Crown Entertainment Complex.
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U.S. PLAYER CLAIMS FIRST AUSSIE W.S.O.P. BRACELET
09th April, 2013 at 11:43:58
Online poker ace Bryan Piccioli receives the first WSOP winner's bracelet to be awarded in an Aussie event
Bryan Piccioli, at 24 years already a seasoned online and tournament poker pro from New York state, has claimed the record for the first World Series of Poker winner's bracelet to be awarded on Australian soil.
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WSOP NAMES ZOKAY PRODUCT OFFICIAL FANTASY POKER GAME
03rd April, 2013 at 08:18:59
Nice boost with respected partner for new fantasy poker product
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has entered into an exclusive, three-year agreement with Zokay Entertaiment, parent company of the Global Poker Index and Fantasy Poker Manager.
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WORLD SERIES OF POKER ACE WINS VENICE TOURNAMENT
31st March, 2013 at 12:10:39
Palumbo bests field of 172 in World Poker Tour Venice main event
World Series of Poker bracelet holder Rocco Palumbo (24) from Genova, Italy has claimed the main prize of Euro 140,000 after besting a field of 172 other players in the Euro 3,300 buy-in World Poker Tour Venice at Casino Di Venezia.
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888POKER TO PROVIDE LIVESTREAM COVERAGE FOR MAJOR TOURNAMENTS
28th March, 2013 at 15:16:16
Partnership with Caesars Entertainment includes live streaming of World Series of Poker tourneys
The 888 group has extended its already strong business ties with Caesars Entertainment in a new agreement that will see 888Poker become the primary sponsor of live stream coverage on the upcoming 2013 WSOP Asia Pacific and WSOP tournaments.
MICROMILLIONS INTERNET POKER MAIN EVENT A BIG SUCCESS
26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
Belarus player claims the online honours and a healthy pay-check
Pokerstars player âEUR˜Ges26', from Belarus, was crowned the MicroMillions 4 main event champion in the early hours of Monday morning, as the latest MicroMillions festival broke several of its own records in terms of number of entries, as well as hitting a new prize money high for the series.
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TOP POKER PRO DEPARTS POKER PLAYERS ALLIANCE
22nd March, 2013 at 03:03:41
Personal concerns prompt Raymer to bow out
Following a police anti-prostitution sting operation in North Carolina last week, and allegations of involvement, respected poker pro Greg Raymer has resigned from the board of the online poker action group Poker Players Alliance.
Full Story: Top Poker Pro Departs Poker Players Alliance »
YANG CONFIRMS PROBLEMS WITH I.R.S. (Update)
21st March, 2013 at 03:37:36
But claims he is still financially safe
The shocking news that former 2007 World Series of Poker champ Jerry Yang's winner's bracelet and other valuables were up for auction by the IRS to secure unpaid taxes (see previous reports) shocked many in the industry who knew the poker ace well.
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