Tag: Poker Players

Steve O'Dwyer's Clay Poker Dolls are Real and Here to Stay

How do you measure a player's success? Some say it's the titles, some think it's the money won. Some other, however, are talking about clay dolls.

Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov is Latest Top Dog in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings

Russia's Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov is the number one ranked player in the world in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings.

Spain's Andres "Educa-p0ker" Artinano Wins $833,747 in January

Spain's Andres "Educa-p0ker" Artinano dominated the high-stakes poker action in January 2016 on PokerStars, recording $833,747 in profit.

Hippodrome Unveils Poker Pro Team That Includes Chris Gordon and Kelly Saxby

The Hippodrome Casino is over 100 years old, but that doesn’t stop London’s biggest casino constantly looking for new ways to innovate.

Poker Staking Going Mainstream? YouStake Accepted for Venture Capital Investment

Poker staking might grow more mainstream as YouStake has been accepted into the venture capital company 500 Startups four-month accelerator program.

Trevor Sinclair and Graeme Le Saux Go #HeadsUp at 888poker

The second episode of 888poker's web series #HeadsUp features football legends Trevor Sinclair and Graeme Le Saux.

iPoker Players Hit With Significant Rake Hike

Pot-limit and no-limit cash games at iPoker have undergone major changes that will hit players' bottom lines hard.

Former WSOP Main Event Champion Greg Raymer Sells His 2016 Poker Action

2004 WSOP Main Event champion Greg "Fossilman" Raymer sold all of his 2016 poker action on YouStake.

Players Meet with Amaya and Daniel Negreanu in Montreal

A meeting is scheduled to take place today between high-profile poker players and Amaya, the owner of PokerStars, at the company's headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

Celebrity Poker Player René Angélil Dies at 73

After a long battle with throat cancer, Rene Angelil died Thursday morning at his home in Las Vegas.

British Poker Community Mourns the Loss of Neale “The Wheel” Butler

Remembering British poker player Neale "The Wheel" Butler, who died on January 8, 2016.

Matas Cimbolas Wins Lithuania's POY Award As Country Tightens Poker Regulation

Lithuanian poker pro Matas Cimbolas started off the New Year by being named Lithuania's Poker Player of the Year for 2015.

Top 10 Stories of 2015, #4: The Loss of David Ulliott, Chad Batista, and Others

The loss of David "Devilfish" Ulliott, Ellix Powers and others ranked as PokerNews' No. 4 story from 2015.

Top 10 Stories of 2015, #5: Ivey Wins 3rd Aussie Millions $250K, Is Online's Top Loser

Phil Ivey winning his third Aussie Millions $250K and becoming online poker's biggest loser ranked as PokerNews' No. 5 story from 2015.

BlogNews Weekly: World Cup of Poker, Christmas Gift Ideas, and a Profitable Christmas

Learn about the 2015 World Cup of Poker, Christmas gift ideas, and how to have a profitable Christmas in this week's edition of BlogNews Weekly.

Swedes Dominating the PocketFives Worldwide Online Rankings

For the 12th straight week, Sweden's Christian "eisenhower1" Jeppsson is the number one ranked online poker player in the world according to the PocketFives Worldwide Online Poker Rankings.

Poker Advocate Dianna Donofrio-Trigatzi Passes Away After Long Battle w/ Cancer

Long-time poker advocate Dianna Donofrio-Trigatzi passed away Monday night after a long battle with cancer.

Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame Inducts Blake Bohn & "Minneapolis" Jim Meehan

The Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame, which is in its third year of existence, has selected Blake Bohn & "Minneapolis" Jim Meehan as the Class of 2015.

Eric Sfez On Stu Ungar: "He Was the Best Gin Rummy Player In the World"

French poker player Eric Sfez talks about regrets, today's game, and playing gin rummy with Stu Ungar.

Alexandra Usoltseva Wins TonyBet OFC Championship Main Event for €30,007

Russia's Alexandra Usoltseva outlasted a field of 118 players to win the TonyBet OFC Championship Main Event €30,007