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Tag: PokerNews Updates

Poker Jobs: Meet London's Hippodrome Owner and CEO Simon Thomas

Simon Thomas sits with PokerNews to explain his it is to manage London's iconic casino. "Poker players aren't generally looked after the way they should be."

The Betting Corner: Keep Your Eyes On Manchester City vs. Arsenal

With Arsenal and Manchester City clashing at the weekend, and Manchester United trying to get their first win against QPR, the Premier League has its fair share of big games this weekend.

Jonathan Evans Defeats Aaron Massey to Win Borgata Poker Open Event #1 for $337,801

Jonathan "Nolte" Evans defeated Aaron Massey to win Event #1 of the Borgata Poker Open for $337,801. That tournament attracted a massive 4,158 runners.

Jason Zarlenga Wins MSPT Potawatomi for $120,164; Becomes All-Time MSPT Money Leader

On Sunday, the MSPT Potawatomi Hotel & Casino came to an end as the final 83 players from a 487-entry field played down to a winner.

Four Players Chop 2014 Hard Rock Tulsa Main Event; Ross Bybee Wins

After a four-way chop in the 2014 Hard Rock Tulsa Main Event, Ross Bybee claimed the title and first-place prize.

2014 partypoker WPT Merit North Cyprus Classic Day 2: Controversial Rulings and More

Some controversial situations arose on Day 2 of the 2014 partypoker World Poker Tour Merit North Cyprus Classic Main Event. Read about them here.

2014 Hard Rock Tulsa Main Event Day 1b: Eric Bunch Rolls on Day 1b

Eric Bunch rolled to the chip lead on Day 1b of the 2014 Hard Rock Tulsa $100,000 Guaranteed Main Event.

MSPT Potawatomi Day 1b: Matt Anderson Leads Day 1b of Second-Largest MSPT in History

Day 1b of the MSPT Potawatomi attracted 241 entries, which brought total field to 487 and resulted in a Wisconsin state record for largest prize pool.

The Betting Corner: Can Mario Balotelli Really Make A Difference?

Discover BookieSmash's take on the sports betting world and follow expert advice for your bets on Spain's La Liga and England's Premier League.

MSPT Potawatomi Day 1a: $200K Guarantee Shattered; Brown Leads Advancing 42 Players

Day 1a of the Mid-States Poker Tour Potawatomi attracted 246 entries, which shattered the $200,000 guaranteed prize pool.

European Private Equity Fund Targets 888 Holdings

The online gaming industry may be on the verge of another multi-million operation, as the private equity group Permira is reportedly in negotiations to acquire 888 Holdings.

Korea Shuts Down All Facebook Games In Attempt To Regulate Social Gambling

No more Facebook games for citizens of South Korea, as the country has blocked all social casino games as well as titles like Candy Crush and Farmville.

Mexico's New Gambling Regulation to be Approved by Sept. 20

The proposal for a reform of the Mexico's gambling regulation will be introduced to the country's parliament on Sept. 9, and the government believes that it will be officially approved no later than Sept. 20.

Daniel Gagnon Wins Playground Poker Montreal Festival Main Event for $190,750

Daniel Gagnon topped a field of 1,063 entries to win the Playground Poker Montreal Festival Main Event for $190,750.

Myanmar Plans Gambling Reform to Join Asia's Multi-Billion Dollar Gambling Market

Myanmar hopes to attract foreign investments and help the tourism industry by introducing gambling reform to join Asia's massive market.

Jason Helder Wins 2014 WinStar River Poker Series Main Event for $1,000,000

A dominant final table performance helped Jason Helder capture the $1 million first-place prize in the 2014 WinStar River Poker Series Main Event.

Online Registration Now Open for World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific Events

The 2014 WSOP Asia-Pacific will host 10 gold bracelet events from Oct. 2-18, 2014, and players can now register for them online via the Crown's website.

2014 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Colman, Leah, and Kuether Among Final 18

Martin Hanowski leads after Day 3 of the 2014 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. Daniel Colman, Mike Leah & Joe Kuether still alive with 18 left.

2014 ANZPT Melbourne Main Event Day 2: Chua Maintains Lead with 34 Left

Just 34 players remain vying for the AU$253,000 top prize in the 2014 ANZPT Melbourne Main Event. Vincent Chua maintained his lead into Day 3.

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.