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Tag: Poker Players

Italy’s Carlo Savinelli Wins High Roller Event at the Winamax Poker Tour

Italy's Carlo Savinelli wins the WiPT High Roller event for $61,800. "My game evolved once I managed to turn some of my weaknesses into my strengths."

From Broadway to the Felt: Rent Star Anthony Rapp Discusses His Poker Roots

Broadway star Anthony Rapp, who famously played Mark in the award-winning Rent, talks to PokerNews about his love affair with poker.

Would Interstate Compacts Provide a Further Boost to Online Poker in New Jersey?

Online poker has been growing the past few months in New Jersey. Would interstate shared liquidity provide a more permanent path to growth?

Matas Cimbolas' Heater Continues at the UKPC High Roller in Nottingham

Three months after his victory in the WPT UK Main Event, Matas Cimbolas went back Nottingham to win the 2015 Sky Poker UK Poker Championships High Roller event for £60,000.

New Revisions to Portugal's Gaming Bill Should Facilitate Shared Liquidity

The revised Portuguese gaming bill could be passed as soon as Feb. 26 with the hopes of shared liquidity for the country's online poker players.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Hyperion" Wins $25,000

It was another big week for online poker in New Jersey. Check out the biggest tournament winners and latest industry news.

BlogNews Weekly: Ben Jenkins Explains How to Play Pocket Queens

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

TonyBet Poker Introduces a New Open-Face Chinese Game: Progressive Pineapple

TonyBet adds another new game to its Open Face Chinese offering: progressive pineapple.

Victoria Coren Mitchell Wins Three British Poker Awards

Victoria Coren-Mitchell wins three of the British Poker Awards announced on the evening of Feb. 23.

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon: "The Police Raid Was Completely Unnecessary"

"It has been a big violation of my personal freedom," Bryan Micon told PokerNews on Monday during an exclusive phone interview from Antigua, where he fled with his family right after being raided by police at gunpoint.

FTOPS Returns On March 15 with Over $4 Million in Guarantees

FTOPS XXVIII returns Sunday, March 15 with over $4,000,000 in total guaranteed prizes.

Chess Prodigy Jeff Sarwer Says "Respect is What Makes You a Dangerous Player"

In Estonia to play at the King's of Tallinn event, Sarwer sat down with PokerNews to talk about how to become a better poker player, and to explain why he believes that curiosity, humility and respect for the others are what separate the best...

The End of an Era: The Aviation Club de France in Paris Goes Into Judicial Liquidation

Europe has lost one of its most iconic and exclusive gambling rooms on Thursday, as France’s authorities decided to put the world-famous Aviation Club de France into judicial liquidation.

Poker on Twitch: All The Accounts That You Should be Following

As the poker community turns to Twitch.tv for improvement and entertainment, PokerNews breaks down the best (and most active) accounts to follow.

Dusk Till Dawn Announces a $1 Million Guarantee Grand Prix in May

Dusk Till Dawn announces a $120 buy-in Grand Prix tournament in May with a staggering $1 million guarantee.

BlogNews Weekly: Macau Poker Cup, Expert Hand Review, New partypoker VIP Scheme

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Irish Rugby Player Loses Career and Gets a €10K Fine Over Poker Game Assault

Rugby player Neilus Keogh's bank account is €10,000 lighter after he pleaded guilty to assault causing harm in an incident at The Sporting Emporium in Dublin, Ireland, on April 5, 2012.

PokerStars to Run (Possibly) The Biggest Sunday Million Ever on March 15

PokerStars announced on Tuesday that the 2015 edition of the Sunday Million Anniversary tournament will feature a massive $9 million guarantee for the usual $215 buy-in fee.

Have Phil Ivey and Floyd Mayweather Joined Forces on Twitter?

Phil Ivey and Floyd Mayweather appear to be cross-promoting each other's interests on Twitter.

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