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Tag: Poker Players

Sam Trickett, James Dempsey and Toby Lewis Confirmed for World Poker Tour Cyprus

Players will soon flock to Cyprus to battle for the $1,000,000 guarantee Main Event and enjoy 10 days of poker, sun and a lot of parties.

Angel Guillen Discusses Poker in Mexico as Gambling Reform Details Emerge

While Mexico plans to raise the minimum age to enter casinos to 21 years old, Mexican poker pro Angel Guillen shows optimism and explains why Mexico could be the new Brazil.

Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen to Battle in "Heads Up Showdown" at Full Tilt Poker

On Sept. 14, Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen will engage in a best-of-three heads-up battle at Full Tilt Poker for $50,000.

BlogNews Weekly: Gus Hansen Wins Again; Battling Addictions; and 10 Early Tourney Tips

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

Three Reasons Why You Should Play the PokerNews Cup in October

The sixth edition of the PokerNews Cup will kick off in Vienna, Austria, on Oct. 9 and will feature a €75,000 GTD. Main Event and a calendar full of exciting and fun activities!

Armed Robbers Target Norwegian Poker Players in Sweden

Four armed bandits robbed about fifteen poker players, mostly from Norway, at gunpoint during a private poker gathering in Strömstad, Sweden during the early hours of Friday, Aug. 22.

Poker and Charity: Use Your PokerStars Frequent Player Points for a Good Cause

"Whether it's a celebratory donation after a good session or a shot at getting some karmic 'run good' ahead of the Sunday Million, we know that the charities and the people that they help will really appreciate it."

Francisco "paulwiter" García Talks About His Third Consecutive Year as Supernova Elite

The only Uruguayan player ever reach the Supernova Elite status for three consecutive years talks to PokerNews and confesses: "the crazy idea to click on the Porsche Cayman is always there."

PokerStars Bans Display of Political Statements at European Poker Tour Events

PokerStars has banned the display of political messages at its live tournament after Olivier Busquet and Daniel Colman made political statements with t-shirts in Barcelona.

Ana Marquez Talks Women in Poker and a Major Decline in Spain's Market

Ana Marquez talks about women in poker and how legislation in Spain has destroyed the market.

Remembering Tony Korfman (1942-2014)

On August 18, the poker world lost one of its most colorful characters in Tony Korman. PokerNews and the poker community remember the colorful character.

Ryan Foster Wins Record-Breaking GUKPT Goliath for £62,120

Ryan Foster took down the GUKPT Goliath, the largest poker tournament ever held outside of the United States.

WSOP November Niner Bruno Politano Joins Team 888poker

888poker adds 2014 November Niner Bruno Politano to its Pro Team.

Leigh Wiltshire Turns £0.01 Into £110,000 in the Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max Main Event

Accountant Leigh Wiltshire turned a £0.01 satellite entry into £110,000 when he won the 2014 Sky Poker UK 6-Max Poker Championships Main Event.

Record-Breaking Estrellas Poker Tour Heats Up in Barcelona

The 2014 Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event has already broken records and there's still an entire third starting day left to play out.

European Poker Tour Launches New Fantasy Poker Manager Promo With €5,000 Up For Grabs

The new special promotion will start already during the 100th EPT stop in Barcelona, where players who will draft the best teams for the Super High-Roller Event and for the Main Event will compete for a chunk of a €,5000 total prize pool.

Sergio Aído Gets Ready for EPT Barcelona: "Motivation is Higher When You Play at Home"

In an interview with PokerNews, Spanish poker pro Sergio Aído shares his plans for EPT Barcelona and defends Spanish poker players.

Solaire Casino Resort to Host First-Ever WPT National Event in the Philippines

The Solaire Resort and Casino will host the first-ever World Poker Tour (WPT) National in the Philippines, a 12-day long poker festival build around a 13-event schedule.

BlogNews Weekly: Liv Boeree and the Mind Control Freaks

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

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