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Tag: Poker Players

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: MTT Wins and Neil Channing Gains a Sponsor

It's been a busy week of poker in the UK with the partypoker WPT UK festival, GUKPT Blackpool Main Event, several large online wins and Neil Channing becoming a brand ambassador for Sky Poker.

Chile's Nicolás Yunis Talks About the Competitive Nature of Poker and His Goals

The top player in Chile according to the Global Poker Index explains: "I enjoy poker because it is a mental, psychological, philosophical and sometimes physically challenge."

PokerStars Announces Casino Games and Sports Betting in Italy

PokerStars.it Country Manager Marco Trucco announces the imminent launch of casino games, slots, and a new sports-betting product.

Will the TonyBet OFC World Championship Be the Biggest OFC Tournament in History?

Learn about the history of open-face Chinese poker and more about the first-ever TonyBet Poker-sponsored OFC World Championship in December.

Rafa Nadal Defeats Ronaldo in Charity Poker Game and Requests a Rematch

The second game between the two sports legends ended with a $50,000 win that the Spaniard will devolve to his own Rafa Nadal Foundation.

Viktor Blom, Nicolas Levi, and Teddy Sheringham to Play in Unibet's Golden Cash Game

Blom's participation to the first-ever Golden Cash Game will mark the beginning of the 30th edition of the Unibet Open and - some say - also of a new sponsorship deal.

Over $300,000 Raised During PokerStars-Sponsored Charity Poker Night

Over £195,000 ($305,000) in donations were raised during the fourth-annual Quintessentially Foundation Poker Night at London's Savoy Hotel last week.

BlogNews Weekly: Emotional Intelligence, WPT Jacksonville, and Dangers of Running Well

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

Global Poker Conference to Lead to the American Poker Awards on Feb. 27

The first-ever American Poker Awards will develop around a busy schedule with lectures and panel discussion about the poker industry

Players in Regulated Markets Can No Longer Enter Live Events Via PokerStars Account

The new policy will affect all PokerStars players from UK, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, and Estonia.

Movie To Be Written Based On Molly Bloom's Celebrity High-Stakes Games

Molly Bloom's legendary high-stakes games will soon land on the big screen.

Three Protests at PokerStars Met With Mixed Results

Poker players in three different online poker communities recently protested the rake increases at PokerStars with mixed results.

BlogNews Weekly: Jason Mercier, Ebola, and Poker Lies

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

Get to Know the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

The final nine players of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event return on Monday to battle for $10 million. Learn more about the November Niners here.

888poker Team Pro Sofia "welllbet" Lövgren Discusses Love for Her Poker Life

888poker Team Pro Sofia Lövgren opened the doors of her living room to PokerNews for a talk about poker, Martin Jacobson and the role of a team pro.

Svenska Spel's 2014 Swedish Masters Inaugural Event Canceled for a DDoS Attack

At first we paused the tournament," a spokesperson from Svenska Spel said. "But then we noticed that the attack started again, so we decided to cancel it."

EPT Prague Set to Become One of PokerStars' Biggest Live Festivals Ever

According to EPT President Edgar Stuchly,"this year's festival has potential to be even bigger than last season, where both the Eureka and EPT Main Events shattered records."

The GPI Announces the Global Poker League

Alex Dreyfus announces the launch of the missing piece for the GPI's mission to "sportify poker": a professional poker league.

Phil Ivey Appeals Against Crockford’s Ruling

The legal battle against Crockford's continues: "I can confirm that Phil Ivey filed papers at the Court of Appeal last week," Ivey's lawyer said.

Bruno Kawauti on Poker in Brazil, Bruno Politano's November Nine Appearance, and More

In 2013, Bruno Kawauti was the last Brazilian standing in the World Series of Poker Main Event. This year he'll be in Vegas to cheer on Bruno Politano.

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