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Tag: Philipp Gruissem

Sam Holden Announces Semi-Retirement from Poker to Pursue Philosophy Degree

2011 World Series of Poker November Niner Sam Holden has announced his decision to semi-retire from poker to pursue a philosophy degree.

Global Poker Index: Schemion Retakes the Top Spot in the GPI 300; Hellmuth Plummets

Ole Schemion leapfrogs Daniel Negreanu to take the top spot in the Global Poker Index, and Phil Hellmuth plummets 126 places.

Global Poker Index: Stammen Overtakes McDonald in POY Race; Katchalov Joins Top 10

Keven Stammen passes Mike McDonald and takes the lead in the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race. Eugene Katchalov, James Calderaro, and Ronit Chamani join the top 10.

2014 PokerStars.net EPT Vienna Main Event Day 1b: Mads Smith Hansen Bags Overall Lead

After Day 1b of the 2014 PokerStars.net European Poker Tour Vienna Main Event, Dane Mads Smith Hansen bagged the overall chip lead with 200,000 in chips.

Esfandiari, Trickett, Ivey, Mercier Among 23 Confirmed for WSOP $1 Million One Drop

Antonio Esfandiari, Sam Trickett, Phil Ivey, and Jason Mercier among 23 entries confirmed for the 2014 World Series of Poker $1 Million Big One for One Drop.

Global Poker Index: Greg Merson Joins GPI 300 and Top 10 of Player of the Year Race

2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Merson joins both the top 10 of the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race and the GPI 300.

Global Poker Index: Volpe Back in the Top 10, and Ivey Back Out

Paul Volpe returns to the top 10 of the Global Poker Index, while Phil Ivey is back out of the GPI 300.

Phil Ivey Returns to the Top 300 of the Global Poker Index

Phil Ivey returns to the top 300 of the Global Poker Index, coming in at No. 293.

Global Poker Index: Shannon Shorr and Paul Volpe Rejoin Top 10

Shannon Shorr and Paul Volpe return to the top 10 of the Global Poker Index.

Daniel "jungleman" Cates Wins World Poker Tour Alpha8 Johannesburg

Daniel "jungleman" Cates emerged victorious to claim the World Poker Tour Alpha8 Johannesburg title and $500,000.

World Poker Tour Alpha8 Johannesburg Day 1: Cates Leads; Ivey and Altergott Eliminated

Only nine players participated in the World Poker Tour Alpha8 Johannesburg, and after Day 1 Daniel Cates led the remaining seven. Phil Ivey was eliminated.

Five Thoughts: The Argument in Favor of Super High Rollers and an Aussie Millions Wrap

Five Thoughts takes a look at the positives of super high roller poker tournaments and recaps the 2014 Aussie Millions.

Global Poker Index: Mike McDonald Leads POY Race, Daniel Negreanu Atop GPI 300

Mike McDonald leads the Global Poker Index Player of the Year Race, Daniel Negreanu is atop the GPI 300, and Jason Mercier is back in the top five.

2014 Aussie Millions $250,000 Challenge Day 1: Seidel Leads; Ivey, Mercier Survive

After a record-setting Day 1 in the 2014 Aussie Millions LK Boutique $250,000 Challenge, 18 players survived and Erik Seidel emerged as the chip leader.

Yevgeniy Timoshenko Wins the 2014 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge

Yevgeniy Timoshenko outlasted a star-studded field to win the 2014 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge for AU$2,000,000.

2014 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge Day 1: McDonald Leads After Record-Setting Day

Day 1 of the 2014 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge was a frenzy of high-stakes poker action. At the end of the first nine levels, Mike McDonald led the 29 survivors.

Global Poker Index: Dan Smith and Ravi Raghavan Move Up in the Top 10

Dan Smith and Ravi Raghavan both moved up in the top 10 of the Global Poker Index 300.

Follow LIVE Coverage of the 2014 GPI European Poker Awards

PokerNews is providing live coverage of the 2014 GPI European Poker Awards.

Five Thoughts: Lusardi and Borgata, Full Tilt Poker Refunds, a $50M Guarantee, and More

Five Thoughts examines Christian Lusardi's attempt to use counterfeit chips at Borgata, the news regarding pending Full Tilt Poker repayments, and more.

Global Poker Index: Liv Boeree Returns to the GPI 300

After finishing runner-up in UKIPT Edinburgh, Liv Boeree returns to the top 300 of the Global Poker Index.

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