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Tag: Poker Tournaments

PokerStars Announces Rake Increase on November 4

With a note sent to the public on Thursday, PokerStars announced some new strategic changes that include a rake increase for some of the room's games and the end of the Battle of the Planets promotion. The room's new rake structure will be...

The €200,000 GTD PokerStars King's Cup Kicks Off Nov. 6

The PokerStars King's Cup will introduce the first-ever "turbo starting day" in PokerStars' history.

Golden Gates in Blackhawk, Colorado to Host $200K Guarantee MSPT Main Event Nov. 7-16

From Nov. 7-16, the Mid-States Poker Tour will host an $1,100 buy-in $200,000 guaranteed Main Event at Golden Gates Casino in Blackhawk, Colorado.

Winamax Launches Anonymous Cash Games

With the new "Incognito" cash-game tables, Winamax hopes to retain more recreational players.

BlogNews Weekly: Johnny Lodden on Tournament Structures and a $100K Jackpot SNG Hits

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

Rob Coventry Wins WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event for $313,933

Rob Coventry topped a field of 1,147 entrants to win the 2014/2015 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event for $313,933.

John Ott Captures PPC Poker Tour Season 2 Player of the Year Title

John Ott barely beat out Parry Shaw to win the PPC Poker Tour Season 2 Player of the Year, which awarded him seat into 2015 PPC Poker Tour Season 3 Aruba.

Connection Issues Cost partypoker Players Two Pokerfest Events

Online grinders had a bitter surprise on Sunday, as connectivity problems forced partypoker to cancel some of the top events in its schedule, including two part of the ongoing Pokerfest series.

Meskwaki Casino in Iowa to Host $300,000 Guarantee MSPT Main Event Nov. 1-9

From Nov. 1-9, the Mid-States Poker Tour will host an $1,100 buy-in $300,000 guaranteed Main Event at Meskwaki Casino in Tama, Iowa.

Edu Garcia Freixa Wins World Poker Tour National in Barcelona for €50,000

To put his hands on the prestigious trophy, Garcia Freixa had to survive a field of 515 players and a proving two-day long heads-up

Norway Legalizes Live Poker Tournaments, Opens to Home Games

Live poker events with no more than ten participants and a buy-in of NOK 1,000 ($153) or less will be permitted without the need of any specific authorization from the Lotteritilsynet or any other local institution.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up: Live Tournaments Galore

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-up takes a look at the biggest and most popular stories from the past seven days.

ESPN2 to Air World Series of Poker-APAC High Roller and Main Event Starting Friday

ESPN2 will air the World Series of Poker Asia Pacific High Roller and Main Event with hole cards on a 30-minute delay beginning Friday.

7.3 Million Spin & Go Tournaments Played at PokerStars Within 10 Days

7.3 million Spin and Go tournaments were played on PokerStars within the first 10 days of the launch. Are these games changing the ecology?

PokerStars Targets Japanese Market, Launches Japan Autumn Festival

PokerStars launches the Japan Autumn Festival.

2014 PokerNews Cup Vienna Day 1a: Einstein with the Winning Formula

Christian Einstein leads after Day 1a of the 2014 PokerNews Cup Vienna Main Event.

PokerNews Announces €200,000 Guarantee for the 2015 PokerNews Cup

The sixth edition of the PokerNews Cup will take place at King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, from February 3 – 8, 2015

Facebook Removes Pages of Illegal Gaming Operators in Norway

Facebook has removed pages of gaming operators who are illegally marketing to Norwegian customers at the request of the Norway's gaming regulator.

WSOP Player of the Year Race Front and Center in Australia

The biggest story emerging from the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific is the WSOP Player of the Year race that's hotter than ever between George Danzer and Brandon Shack-Harris.