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Tag: High Stakes Poker

Did Caesars Palace and the FBI Collude in the Arrests of Paul Phua?

The defense filed an argument which stipulates this raid was conducted under an unlawful scheme and believe search warrants would have never been issued if the judge been told the truth

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Tournament Successes and Climbing the Rankings

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up takes a look at the most popular stories from the past seven days.

2011 WSOP Champ Darren Woods On Trial for Collusion and Fraud

According to the accusations, Woods would have worked together with his father Morteza Gharoon to create a network of fake accounts and get an unfair advantage at the poker table through collusion.

Five Thoughts: Colman Continues Insane Run, Danzer vs. Shack-Harris, and More

Dan Colman won yet another super high roller, pushing his career live tournament earnings over $22 million.

UK PokerNews Round-Up: Huge WCOOP Scores, Delayed Gambling Bill and Poker Investments

Each week we take a look at the biggest and most popular stories from our UK & Ireland PokerNews site.

Five Thoughts: Ultimate Gaming Exits NJ, WSOP.com Celebrates, and Elias' Big WPT Win

Five Thoughts examines WSOP.com's highs, Ultimate Gaming's lows, and Elias' big win at Borgata.

Gus Hansen Bails on Heads-Up Showdown with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom

Gus Hansen bails on heads-up showdown with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom.

Cheating Expert Accuses Roland De Wolfe and Josh Gould of Collusion

As the legal battle between Dubai-based trader Iraj Parvizi and London's Les Ambassadeurs casino develops, new details emerge in support of Parvizi's accusations.

Tom Marchese Wins Aria $100,000 Super High Roller II for $1,306,800

Tom Marchese wins the Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas $100,000 Super High Roller II for $1,306,800.

UK & Ireland Round-Up: Rob Tinnion Wins the Sunday Million

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up takes a look at the biggest and most-popular stories from the past seven days.

WSOPE Champ Adrian Mateos: "The Barcelona Poker Festival is Going to be an Amazing Event"

WSOP Europe champ Adrian Mateos chats about how his life has changed and his expectations for EPT Barcelona.

Grayson "gray31" Ramage Wins the PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $502K

Grayson "gray31" Ramage beat 1,243 entrants to win the 2014 PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Main Event for $502,165.

Five Thoughts: Ivey Posts Bail, Hellmuth Eats a Burger, and Crown Makes Headlines

This week's Five Thoughts looks at Phil Ivey bailing out his friends in Macau, Phil Hellmuth stuffing a huge burger in his mouth, and more.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins $647,000 On Full Tilt Poker

As the World Series of Poker ceased to polarize everyone’s attention, the action at the nosebleeds got back to its six figure levels, with Full Tilt Poker pro Viktor "Isildur1" Blom closing as Thursday’s biggest winner with a $647,300 profit.

Chun Lei "Samrostan" Zhou Wins Over $500,000 On Full Tilt Poker

Macau's Chun Lei Zhou had a huge day winning $508,500 on July 16 at Full Tilt Poker under the handle samrostan.

29-Year-Old Poker Pro Johannes Strassmann Found Dead in Ljubljana

After the DNA test result came in, Slovenian police confirmed that the body found on Friday is the one of German poker player Johannes Strassmann.

Strassmann: Authorities Wait for DNA Test Results on Unidentified Dead Body

On Friday morning, Slovenian police found the dead body of an unidentified young man on the banks of the Ljubljanika river in Slovenia.

Johannes Strassmann Still Missing; More Details Emerge in Investigation

More details have emerged in the investigation of missing poker pro Johannes Strassmann, who disappeared in Slovenia on June 21.

Dubai-Based Businessman Sues London Casino for £10 Million; Alleges Cheating

Dubai-based buesinessman Iraj Parvizi decided to sue for £10,000,000 London's Les Ambassadeurs casino.

Viktor Blom Loses $3M in Two Months; Alexandre Luneau is May's Biggest Online Winner

After a very good month in April, France's Alexandre "Alexonmoon" Luneau continued his great run also in May closing the month as the online biggest winner with a profit of $573,054 after 13,544 hands.

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