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Tag: Poker Players

New Kid On the Block: The Origin of Dominik Panka

Dominik Panka won the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, an EPT High Roller, and got a PokerStars sponsorship... all within the last four months.

Unibet To "Temporarily Close Registrations From Russia"

Yet another operator chooses to end its operations in the country. What's next for Russia's online poker market?

David "davaman" Lopez Is Spain’s Fastest Supernova Elite Ever

David "davaman" Lopez becomes Spain's fastest-ever Supernova Elite.

BlogNews Weekly - Do You Avoid Distractions at the Poker Table?

The BlogNews Weekly looks at the latest and most popular blog entries from the world's most popular poker sites.

Marc "The Poker Joker" Powers and His Jokesters Look to Conquer the MSPT

If you've ever played the Mid-States Poker Tour there's no doubt you've seen a Poker Joker around. We decided to find out the story behind the movement.

German Poker Pro: "France's Poker Tables are Easy and Full of Fish"

German online player "SeryAce" sees France's regulated market as a good opportunity to score some good results and win easy money.

My First EPT: Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier's Special Connection to Sanremo

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier is a fixture on the European Poker Tour, but have you ever wondered what his first EPT experience was? We asked.

Meet Chess Master Nikolai Vlassov, World's First 25-Game Poker Champion

Poker's first ever 25-Game champion Nikolai "Bazar-wokzal" Vlassov talks to PokerNews after winning FTOPS XXV Event #6.

MSPT Meskwaki Casino Day 1b: Massive Turnout Sets State Record; Mike Lang Leads

Day 1b of MSPT Meskwaki attracted 214 runners which, combined with the 175 entrants on Day 1a, was enough to set a new state record in Iowa.

MSPT Meskwaki Casino Day 1a: Matt Kirby Leads Record Field

Matt Kirby led a Mid-States Poker Tour-record 175 runners after Day 1a at Meskwaki Casino.

Worth His Salt: The UK’s Jack Salter is Looking to Make a Name for Himself

Jack Salter is one of the UK's most promising up-and-coming poker players. This past January, he finally broke through with his first six-figure score.

Niklas "ragen70" Heinecker Wins $754,750 in 48 Hours On Full Tilt Poker

After closing an amazing 2013 as the year's biggest winner, Germany's Niklas Heinecker crushes the tables again winning over $750,000 in just two days!

Sofia Lovgren Leaves Team PKR Pro After Four Years

The 23-year-old Swedish player leaves PKR to embrace a new poker project that will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Joseph Elia Wins Event #2 of 2014 Western New York Poker Challenge

Joseph Elia "got really lucky" to win Event #2 of the 2014 Western New York Poker Challenge.

Players to Watch at the 2014 Western New York Poker Challenge

PokerNews will be providing live coverage of the 2014 Western New York Poker Challenge. We take a look at some of the players to watch during the series.

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier: "It Took Me Three Months to Build My Bankroll"

Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier joined his fans for a Q&A session and shared bits of his private life, thoughts about how to become a better poker player and secrets to handle a losing streak.

Gov. Brian Sandoval Eyes Summer Launch for Nevada/Delaware Internet Poker Compact

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval believes that Nevada and Delaware could be sharing online poker player pools by this summer.

Barny Boatman Reflects on His Storied Poker Career, Winning a WSOP Bracelet & More

Barny Boatman was recently featured in Michelle Orpe’s Top Ten on learn.pokernews where he reflects on his poker career, winning a WSOP bracelet, and more.