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Tag: Angel Guillen

Five Thoughts: Danzer Wins WSOP Player of the Year, Hall of Fame Selections, and More

Five Thoughts examines the conclusion to the 2014 WSOP Player of the Year race, EPT London, and the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame class.

Marvin Rettenmaier No Longer a Partypoker Team Pro

The split between Marvin Rettenmaier and partypoker is only the latest in a series of moves that are reshaping the relationship between online poker rooms and professional players.

Authorities Suspend Four Casino Gaming Licenses in Mexico City

Mexico's Interior Ministry has suspended the gaming licenses of four casinos in Mexico City.

Five Thoughts: Business Decisions, WCOOP Wraps Up, and More

Five Thoughts examines some of the tough decisions PokerStars has made over the last week, the conclusion of WCOOP, and more.

Mexico's New Gambling Regulation to be Approved by Sept. 20

The proposal for a reform of the Mexico's gambling regulation will be introduced to the country's parliament on Sept. 9, and the government believes that it will be officially approved no later than Sept. 20.

Angel Guillen Discusses Poker in Mexico as Gambling Reform Details Emerge

While Mexico plans to raise the minimum age to enter casinos to 21 years old, Mexican poker pro Angel Guillen shows optimism and explains why Mexico could be the new Brazil.

Ihar Soika Defeats Jason Mercier To Win Record-Breaking EPT Barcelona High Roller

Ihar Soika wins the record-breaking European Poker Tour Barcelona €10,300 High Roller for €747,200, defeating Jason Mercier in heads-up play.

PokerStars EPT Barcelona High Roller Day 2: Aussie Millions Champ Barer Leads Final 21

Reigning Aussie Millions champion Ami Barer leads the final 21 players in the European Poker Tour Barcelona €10,300 High Roller.

PokerStars EPT Barcelona Main Event Day 3: Andrei Konopelko Leads Going Into Day 4

Just 103 players remain in the European Poker Tour Barcelona Main Event after Day 3 with Andrei Konopelko leading.

Departure of Brenes, Barbero Suggests Change in PokerStars' Regional Marketing Strategy

Humberto Brenes and Nacho Barbero are among the recent departures from Team PokerStars Pro. Are more to come?

Brazil's Caio Hey Wins LAPT Sao Paulo After Five Minute Heads-Up Match

"It’s a dream that becomes true," Hey said. "I still do not really understand what has just happened to me, I do not have words to explain what I am feeling."

2014 PokerStars EPT Grand Final €25,000 High Roller Day 2: Kitai Leads Final Table

Davidi Kitai leads the final table of the €25,000 buy-in EPT Grand Final High Roller, which includes Scott Seiver, John Juanda, and Byron Kaverman.

2014 PokerStars EPT Grand Final Main Event Day 3: Williams, Clements, Boeken Advance

The 2014 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino EPT Grand Final Main Event has been cut down to 41 players with Malte Moennig in the lead after Day 3.

Tom "hitthehole" Middleton Wins 2014 WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $500,000

Tom “hitthehole” Middleton wins the 2014 PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $500,000.

Daniel Negreanu, Paul Volpe Receive GPI National Player of the Year Honors

Daniel Negreanu, Paul Volpe and Nacho Barbero were among those who received GPI National Player of the Year honors in 2013.

2014 PCA Main Event Day 4: Muur Leads Final 20; McDonald Eyes Second Title

Madis Muur leads after Day 4 of the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. Mike McDonald looking to become the first ever two-time EPT champion.

2014 PCA Main Event Day 3: Silver on Top; Selbst Among Leaders

Max Silver atop the field after Day 3 of the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. Vanessa Selbst among the leaders.

2014 PCA Main Event Day 2: Lefrancois Leads; 2012 Winner Dibella Among Leaders

Pascal Lefrancois leads after Day 2 of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event.

Global Poker Index: Shorr Climbing in POY, Duhamel Returns to Top 10 in GPI 300

Shannon Shorr moves to No. 6 in the GPI Player of the Year race, while Jonathan Duhamel joins the top 10 of the GPI 300.

World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris Day 1b: Hilmi Takes Overall Lead

The World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris continued on Saturday with Day 1b, and it will be Hicham Hilmi entering Day 2 as the overall chip leader.

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