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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

The Weekly Turbo: PokerStars' New CEO, the Latest Addition to the Brunson 10, and More

In case you missed anything over the week, we're here to bring you up to speed. PokerStars is bringing someone new to the team, the Brunson 10 added a new member to the team, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Familiar Faces Return to Action

The World Series of Poker is behind us, the nosebleed-stakes crowd has shaken off their hangovers, and action is beginning to pick back up online. After some long absences, Tom “durrrr” Dwan, Patrik Antonius, and Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahames...

PokerNews Live Reporting Team: Where Will You Find Them Next?

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team travels all over the world, to tournaments of all sizes, to bring you the best and most extensive tournament coverage around. For seven weeks, the Team converged up on the Rio Convention Center for the 2010 World...

The Sunday Briefing: Ben "kidcardiff" Warrington and "ROMDOM" Take Top Prizes

With the 2010 World Series of Poker on hold until November, the numbers for the Sunday Majors returned to normal as many of the tournaments surpassed their guarantees. "ROMDOM" topped the field in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $225,408.05...

The Nightly Turbo: World Poker Tour Bellagio Cup VI Update, Ted Forrest Wins $2 Million Prop Bet, and More

The World Poker Tour's Bellagio Cup VI is rolling right along and some of the late entrants yesterday didn't let a shorter chip stack hinder the situation, Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow, and Justin Smith were involved in a prop bet that started in May...

The Online Railbird Report: Andy Bloch Racks Up $300k in 48 Hours

With only four more days of the Main Event remaining, the 2010 World Series of Poker is coming to a close. While most of the nosebleed-stakes crowd is still holed up in the live games at Bellagio and Aria, others have caught their flights home...

The Sunday Briefing: Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman and Jared "vengrinj" Vengrin Win Sunday's Biggest Majors

The World Series of Poker may have taken a break on Sunday, but the Sunday Online Majors were in full gear. The biggest prize of the day went to Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman. The young pro took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $228,150. The Full...

The Weekly Turbo: FTOPS XVII Announced, Peter Eastgate Quits Poker, and More

If you've been too busy raking in chips in the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event, or sweating your friends on PokerNews' live reporting of the WSOP, you should know you missed out on quite a bit of news this week. Peter Eastgate quit playing...

2010 World Series of Poker: On the Rail with Jonathan "xMONSTERxDONGx" Karamalikis

We caught up with Jonathan "xMONSTERxDONGx" Karamalikis on the dinner break of Day 1c of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event. The Aussie player loves partying in Vegas, already has a plan for winning the Main Event, and made it a point not...

The Sunday Briefing: Chance "Chances Cards" Kornuth Among Sunday's Big Winners

The World Series of Poker Main Event begins today, but that did not stop Sunday from producing big winners on the virtual felt. Six players pocketed six-figure scores, none bigger than "KingKaizers" $171,190.15 pay day for a third-place finish in...

The Sunday Briefing: "LOL_FAILURE" Succeeds In Winning The PokerStars Sunday Million

The PokerStars Sunday Million and Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee both returned this week after a one-week hiatus as each site ran satellites to the World Series of Poker Main Event. Both failed to surpass their guaranteed prize pools this week...

The Sunday Briefing: Week Off For PokerStars Sunday Million and Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee

This Sunday had a different look to it as PokerStars and Full Tilt ran satellites to the World Series of Poker Main Event rather than running their biggest Sunday tournaments. Thus, the PokerStars Sunday Million and Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee...

The Online Railbird Report: Action Still Slow as the Big Game Goes Live

When the World Series of Poker is in town, high-stakes poker isn’t about sitting in your hotel room and clicking a mouse. The cast of characters usually found slinging chips back and forth online have all taken their game live and the nosebleed...

The Sunday Briefing: "redsfan9" Claims Top Prize; Nicolas Chouity Wins One Also

Once again many of the Sunday Majors failed to hit their guarantees, resulting in overlays for the field. Still, four players emerged from the virtual felt with six-figure scores. The Pokerstars Sunday Million saw "redsfan9" outlast the field of...

The Sunday Briefing: Adam "Roothlus" Levy Banks Six-Figure Score

For the second consecutive weekend, the overall numbers were down on the virtual felt. The World Series of Poker is surely taking away from the Sunday Majors, but that did not stop seven players from locking up six-figure pay days. Over on Full...

Qualification Ends Soon for the $30,000 in Exclusive WSOP Freerolls from Full Tilt Poker

The 2010 World Series of Poker* is just around the corner and Full Tilt players that have registered through PokerNews have an exciting opportunity to win a seat to the biggest tournament of the year! There are two chances to win one of the two...

The Sunday Briefing: Dan "danloulou" Smyth Banks a Sunday Million Win and $215,555

The final Sunday in May proved to be relatively slow on the virtual felt as the 2010 World Series of Poker got under way on Friday and perhaps had an effect on Sunday's entrants. Many of the Sunday Majors failed to hit their guarantees, resulting in...

The Online Railbird Report: Jared “harrington25” Bleznick Tops Light-Action Week

It was another light week at the virtual tables as many high-stakes heavy hitters took some time off from the grind to prepare for the World Series of Poker, which kicks off this Friday with the $50,000 Players’ Championship. In their absence...

The Sunday Briefing: Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad Among Sunday's Winners

With the SCOOP in the rear-view mirror, it was back to business as usual for the Sunday grinders. The exciting action on the virtual felt saw five players collect six-figure scores. The largest individual prize, $230,852.32, went to "zwuerbs" for...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen's Up, Dwan's Down and Benyamine's Back

High-stakes online games were hopping at the end of last week, grew quiet over the weekend, and then roared back to life on Monday. Still trending downward were Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Brian Townsend, while Gus Hansen and [Bj]ungleman12...

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