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Tag: Poker Players

Discover How Poker Helped the Philippines to Recover from Typhoon Haiyan

"If you contributed to this appeal last year then please accept a huge thank you from us, from CARE and from the people of the Philippines," Rational Group Head of Corporate Giving Sue Hammett said.

Czech Republic Plans to Double the Taxes on Gambling

The Finance Minister believes that higher taxes could help the government to find extra revenues for 6 billion Czech Crowns, approximately $270 million Euros.

Maria Ho on Women, Poker and China: "What if We Just Got Rid of Ladies Events?"

Maria Ho sits down with PokerNews to discuss women in poker, the game in China, and her roots.

BlogNews Weekly: Zoom and BOOM, Mobile Awards, Milestone Hand Winner

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

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Sam Razavi Makes History

The news of Sam Razavi winning his third consecutive APT Player of the Year title was one of the highlights of the past week at UK & Ireland PokerNews.

Phil "Polarizing" Ivey Down Over $500,000 in December

Phil "Polarizing" Ivey is down over $500,000 so far in December.

Winfred Yu Discusses Macau's Famed Big Game Move from StarWorld to Venetian

Earlier this year the Poker King Club, home to Macau's famed big game, moved operations from StarWorld to Venetian. Here Winfred Yu talks about the move.

Mikal Blomlie Wins Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship

Mikal Blomlie wins TonyBet Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship in Prague.

Denmark Police Investigate High-Stakes Poker Fraud

Denmark authorities believe that a professional poker player may have cheated in online high-stakes games and accumulated millions in illegal profits.

TonyBet OFC Poker World Championship Sets Records in Prague

A field of 135 entries and a €117,855 prize pool made the TonyBet Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship Main Event the biggest open-face Chinese (OFC) live poker event ever organized.

Jennifer Shahade Wins Biggest Open-Face Chinese Live Poker Event in History

Chess grandmaster Jennifer Shahade wins biggest open-face Chinese live poker event in history.

PokerStars Publishes a Book to Celebrate Ten Years of The European Poker Tour

The book celebrates the people behind the tour, the staff, the players and the fans, "each of whom has helped made the EPT the success story that it is."

Five Very Good Reasons Why You Should Play the €200,000 Guaranteed PokerNews Cup

Are you looking for a chance to play poker, have fun and feel like Phil Ivey for a weekend? You have been served.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker and Gambling: "I Don't Want To Be a Hypocrite"

"I am not a believer in restrictions, regulations and stuff. If people want to play craps online for money, if that’s what they choose to do, I am OK with that." -- Daniel Negreanu

Dominik Panka Talks About Personal Ambitions and His Dream of a Quiet Life

"I know I am pretty young, but for me you know - I would like to get married, have a house, have a lot of kids and see them growing up. These are my ambitions."

Point of Consumption Tax Takes Effect Dec. 1 in the United Kingdom

The new 15-percent UK Point of Consumption Tax went into effect on Dec. 1. What does this mean for operators and players?

From Circuit Grinder to Main Event Champ: Scott Davies' Journey to Poker Stardom

Scott Davies is enjoying a career year after winning the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific Main Event. Learn about his journey to poker stardom here.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Double Delight For Ben Dobson

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up brings you the most popular stories from the past seven days from our UK & Ireland focussed site. Dobson, who recently married, is on a real high right now after a...

Global Poker Index and Roger Dubuis Team Up for Player of The Year Award

Thanks to a new deal signed between the GPI and the luxury watch manufacturer Roger Dubuis, the winner of the 2014 Player of the Year Award is now set to take home a prestigious La Monégasque custom-made timepiece.

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.