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Tag: Las Vegas

HPO Championship Main Event Day 1: Tommie Janssen Leads; $1.5M Prize Pool Created

After Day 1 of the 2014 Hollywood Poker Open Championship Main Event, Tommie Janssen leads the 233 surviving players.

Seidel, Seed, Matusow Among Big Names To Skip WSOP $50K Poker Players' Championship

The field in the 2014 World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players' Championship was a bit smaller this year and lacked several regular faces, which led PokerNews to ask why.

Denied a World Cup Opportunity, German Footballer Max Kruse Goes for Gold at the WSOP

After being left off Germany's World Cup team unexpectedly, Max Kruse hopped a place to Vegas and is now five spots away from winning a World Series of Poker bracelet.

The WSOP Isn't the Only Game in Town -- Take a Look at the Vegas Cash Game Scene

Where do poker players go for the best cash games in Las Vegas? We traveled around town to check out the best games.

Americans Dominating the 2014 World Series of Poker

With 23 of the 65 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) events completed, American poker players are dominating the country rankings with the most cashes and bracelets.

Spanish Poker Pro Tomeu Gomila: "Playing at the WSOP is Like Being in Another World"

"I still remember the knot I have felt in my stomach when I entered that enormous room filled with thousands of players."

New Online Charity Marketplace Offers Real-Life Experiences with Poker Stars

How would you like start your day with a poker lesson from legendary Phil Hellmuth and then go clubbing with Antonio Esfandiari? Check out the new charity marketplace which offers both.

Drake Bronk Wins Mid-States Poker Tour Mid-Season Championship in Las Vegas

The Mid-States Poker Tour held its largest event ever in Las Vegas, and Drake Bronk walked away with the title and $163,870.

Sin City Scene: All Day, All Night at Drai's LV

Caitlyn Howe shows you another side of Sin City at Drai's Day and Nighclub.

My First WSOP: Perry Green Talks About the Camaraderie and Staff from the Old Days

In this edition of PokerNews' My First, Perry Green talks about the camaraderie and staff from the old days of the World Series of Poker.

Venetian Cancels PokerNews Live Reporting Services for Recent MSPT Event

One day prior to the Mid-States Poker Tour event at Venetian, the venue canceled PokerNews Live Reporting.

Poker Players Allege Theft of Property from Rio Hotel Rooms

Several poker players claim that personal property -- including laptops and large amounts of cash -- were stolen from their room at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

World Poker Tour Announces First Half of Season XIII Schedule

The World Poker Tour has announced the schedule for the first half of its upcoming Season XIII.

Thirteen and Counting: Hellmuth Plans on Winning 11 More WSOP Bracelets

The 2014 World Series of Poker marks the 25th anniversary of Phil Hellmuth's 1989 Main Event victory. In this in-depth feature interview, Hellmuth talks with Rich Ryan about his poker career and life throughout the past quarter century.

Non-U.S. Players at WSOP Requested to Show Two Forms of Identification (UPDATED)

A new WSOP policy will request that all non-U.S. poker players to provide two forms of identification in order to participate.

Alex Dreyfus Announces GPI's First Free Print Magazine in U.S.

the new magazine is only the first of a series of new initiatives that Zokay Entertainment – the group that already controls the GPI and the HendonMob - is planning to launch during the summer.

$100K Guarantee Hollywood Poker Open Columbus Regional Championship Begins Saturday!

The $100,000 guarantee Hollywood Poker Open Columbus Regional Championship begins Saturday.

Seven Rookies to Watch at the 2014 World Series of Poker

PokerNews' Brett Collson takes a look at seven rookies to watch at the upcoming World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Five Thoughts: Crumpling Cards, the Seminole Hard Rock $10 Million Guarantee, and More

Five Thoughts examines the crumpling cards fiasco, looks at the new schedule for the $10 million guarantee, and more.

Kinesh Pather Wins Tiger’s Poker Night presented by World Poker Tour

Tiger’s Poker Night presented by the WPT benefitting The Tiger Woods Foundation took place on Friday, May 16, drawing a who’s who in sports, tech and poker.

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