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Tag: Poker events

Poker Jobs: Tom Scott Discusses the Art of Managing the Vic's Poker Room

When you walk into the great temples of the world, they invoke a sense of comfort and serenity; a place where time seems to cease to exist.

EPT Barcelona Plans To Be One To Remember

Next month's European Poker Tour Barcelona, the first stop of Season 11, marks the tour's 100th stop, and plenty of activities are planned to celebrate.

Summer Slam Series Returns to Seneca Niagara July 25; PokerNews Providing Live Coverage

PokerNews will be providing live coverage of the 2014 Summer Slam series in Niagara Falls from July 25 through August 3.

Season 5 of Mid-States Poker Tour Returns to Meskwaki Casino in Tama, Iowa

Season 5 of the Mid-States Poker Tour is back with another stop at Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Tama, Iowa from July 19-27.

$5 Million Guaranteed MicroMillions 8 Kicks Off On PokerStars

The eighth edition of the PokerStars MicroMillions features 100 events between july 17-27 and at least $5 million in prize pools.

World Poker Tour to Make Debut in Holland in October

The World Poker Tour is expanding its WPT National circuit in Europe with its first ever stop to Holland scheduled for October 1-5, 2014. The 5-day poker festival, which will be held at the Holland Casino in Valkenburg, will feature a rich...

Russian Student Turns $10 into $15,000 on Full Tilt Poker Jackpot Sit-and-Go Table

A Russian student was the first player to claim $15,000 in Full Tilt Poker's Jackpot Sit-and-Go tournaments.

WSOP Champion Alex Bilokur: "I Am Not Mentally Ready for the Big One"

Russian poker player Alex Bilokur talks to PokerNews about his recent bracelet win and whether he plans to play the Big One for One Drop.

Global Poker Index Eyes at Low- and Mid-Stakes Players with the GPI Challenger Cup

The Global Poker Index (GPI) announced on June 12 the launch of the "GPI Challenger Cup", a brand new leaderboard dedicated exclusively to low and mid level buy in tournaments. "The GPI Challenger Cup is another new milestone," said GPI's CEO...

PokerStars.net Announces First-Ever Beijing Millions in Mainland China

PokerStars.net will sponsor the inaugural 2014 Beijing Millions from July 18-27. The event is part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour.

Global Poker Index Announces the Global Poker Masters: "It's Going to Be Poker's World Cup!"

"All the poker events in the world are satellite to the Global Poker Masters," told PokerNews GPI's CEO Alex Dreyfus announcing a new country-based invitation that aims to bring to the tables the 36 best poker players in the world.

PokerNews Exclusive: GPI Owner Alex Dreyfus Announces the American Poker Awards

The inaugural GPI American Poker Awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 27, 2015.

Estonian Pop Star Teele Viira Talks Ladies Events and Slowrolling Russian "Mafiosos"

"I am sorry if it sounds dirty, but once you grow balls, you can perfectly play poker. Even if you are a woman." Estonian pop-star Teele Viira is ready to battle her opponents at the Unibet Open in Tallinn, Estonia.

SCOOP Champion Mustapha Kanit Discusses WSOP Plans, Buying and Selling Action, and More

"I buy action to make money, that's why I only invest in good players." Hear about Mustapha Kanit's plans for the 2014 WSOP.

PokerStars to Celebrate the 100th EPT with 43-Event Poker Festival in Barcelona

The schedule was released for the Season 11 European Poker Tour stop in Barcelona.

MPN Head of Poker Alex Scott Discusses the New Tour and Competing with the WPT and EPT

Alex Scott, Head of Poker for MPN, talks to PokerNews about his role in the company and of the new MPN Poker Tour that is set to debut in London on May 29.

PokerStars Canada Cup $10,400 High Roller Day 2: Chartier, Yan, and Alibay Remain

Only three players remained after Day 2 of the PokerStars Canada Cup $10,400 High Roller. Sam Chartier, David Yan, and Ami Alibay were left competing for the $122K top prize.

PokerStars Canada Cup $10,400 High Roller Day 1: David Yan Leads Star-Studded Field

The PokerStars Canada Cup $10,400 High Roller attracted some of the country's top talents. David Yan leads after Day 1.

A Look at the Inaugural MPN Poker Tour Venue, Aspers Casino Stratford

The MPN poker Tour heads to Aspers Casino in London in May and PokerNews takes a look at where the players will be plying their trade.

Aditya Prasetyo Wins the PARX Big Stax VI $1,500 for $118,725

Aditya Prasetyo wins PARX Big Stax VI 1500, earning $118,725. Justin Liberto finishes second for $70,845.

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