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Tag: PokerNews Updates

2015 Paddy Power Poker Irish Open Kicks Off April 3

Europe's longest-running poker tournament, the Irish Open, returns on April 3 with the 34th annual instalment of arguably the most fun live event of the year.

Dutch Court Denies Refund of Gambling Losses to Local Online Player

With a decision made public on Mar. 27, the Amsterdam District Court decided that gambling losses can not be refunded, even when they occur at an unlicensed site.

PokerStars and Full Tilt Get Full License to Operate in the UK

PokerStars and Full Tilt have been officially approved by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) and are now fully entitled to offer their games within the UK.

Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott Fights Against Cancer 'In Good Spirit'

British poker veteran Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott is fighting a battle against cancer surrounded by his loved ones at his home in Hull, UK.

Hole In One: Golf Course Owner Jean Montury Wins 2015 EPT Malta Main Event for €687K

Jean Montury topped a field of 895 players to win the first-ever European Poker Tour Malta Main Event for €687,400.

2015 EPT Malta Main Event Day 5: Messina Leads Final Six; Panka Alive

Just six players remain after Day 5 of the EPT Malta Main Event including chip leader Valentin Messina and 2014 PCA champ Dominik Panka.

2015 EPT Malta Main Event Day 4: Duda Leads Final 23; Holz Sits Second

Antonin Duda leads after Day 4 of the 2015 European Poker Tour Malta Main Event. Just 23 remain with 2014 WCOOP champ Fedor Holz sitting in second.

2015 EPT Malta Main Event Day 1a: Greece's Evangelos Tsairis Leads

Day 1a of the EPT Malta Main Event saw Greece's Evangelos Tsairis finish atop the chip counts with 180,300.

A Night to Remember: A Look at the Inaugural Global Poker Masters Draw Party

On Friday, March 20, the Global Poker Masters held their inaugural draw party at the Portomaso Casino in Malta. A who's who of poker were in attendance.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Big Wins, Big Changes, and Jail Time

The UK & Ireland PokerNews round-up reflects on the biggest and most popular stories of the past seven days.

The Betting Corner: It's El Clasico Time!

Are you ready for the most awaited football match of the year? It's time for Barcelona vs. Real Madrid!

2015 EPT Malta €25,500 High Roller Day 2: Connor Drinan Leads the Final Table

The 2015 EPT Malta €25,500 High Roller started with 88 entrants, but now just eight remain. Leading the final table is pro Connor Drinan.

PokerStars Announces Italian Poker Tour Calendar and Opens Poker Room in Saint Vincent

Italy's first PokerStars LIVE poker room will open at Saint Vincent casino on Apr.24 for a special €100,000 GTD. Mini IPT event.

Europe in Pills: Greece Unveils Ambitious Plan for Gambling and Winamax Leaves Italy

While Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explained how a new gambling legislation is critical for the country's economic recovery, France's Winamax decided to pull out from the declining Italian market.

2015 EPT Malta €25,500 High Roller Day 1: Khoroshenin Leads the Pack

Day 1 of the EPT Malta €25,000 High Roller attracted 86 entries. After 10 levels of play, Oleksii Khoroshenin leads the pack with 277,600.

Helicopters and High Stakes: King's Casino Owner Leon Tsoukernik's Poker Adventure

On March 5, the Global Poker Index (GPI) announced the list of nominees for this year's edition of the European Poker Awards (EPA), the yearly ceremony that will take place on March 25 at the Hilton Hotel in St. Julians, Malta. Together with...

On Your Bike: Gevork Kasabyan Wins WSOP Circuit at Bicycle Casino for $205,720

Gevork Kasabyan topped a field of 669 entrants to win the World Series of Poker Circuit Bicycle Casino for $205,720 & a seat into the National Championship.

Konstantinos Nanos Wins 2015 World Poker Tour Vienna Main Event

Konstantinos Nanos win the 2015 World Poker Tour Vienna Main Event for €150,000.

FTOPS XXVIII Underway with $4 Million in Guaranteed Prizes

Mickey Petersen and Mike McDonald are among the players who cashed during the first two events of the FTOPS XXVIII played on Sunday.

2015 MSPT Golden Gates Casino Day 1b: Jay Robb Bags Monster Lead Among 28 Survivors

Day 1b of Mid-States Poker Tour Golden Gates drew 138 runners. Just 28 survived the night with Jay Robb bagging a monster stack to lead the way.