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Tag: PokerNews Updates

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

TonyBet Poker Announces First-Ever Open-Face Chinese Poker Live World Championship

The first-ever OFC Poker Live World Championship will kick off in Prague, Czech Republic, on December 8 – 10, 2014.

The End of "The Professionals": Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom No Longer Part of Full Tilt

We can confirm that Full Tilt’s sponsorship of Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen has expired," a spokesperson from Full Tilt told PokerNews. "We would like to wish Viktor and Gus all the best in their future endeavors."

2014 PPC Aruba World Championship Day 2: Aristoteles Neto Leads Final 10; Ebanks Third

The final table of the 2014 PPC Aruba World Championship $2,200 Main Event has been reached, and Aristoteles Neto leads the way.

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.

2011 WSOP Champ Darren Woods On Trial for Collusion and Fraud

According to the accusations, Woods would have worked together with his father Morteza Gharoon to create a network of fake accounts and get an unfair advantage at the poker table through collusion.

2014 PPC Aruba World Championship Day 1b: Mark Kroon Leads; Guarantee Smashed

Day 1b of the 2014 PPC Aruba World Championship $2,200 Main Event saw the $200,000 guarantee smashed and notable pro Mark Kroon lead.

Sebastian Pauli Wins 2014 European Poker Tour London Main Event for £499,700

Sebastian Pauli defeated Kevin MacPhee heads-up to win the European Poker Tour London Main Event, denying MacPhee of his second EPT title.

PokerStars EPT London High Roller: Leonid Markin Leads Final 10; Johnny Lodden Still In

The European Poker Tour London High Roller is down to its final 10 players. Leonid Markin is best positioned to win the £394,200 top prize.

Ireland to Raise €25 Million a Year With a New Online Gambling Tax

The implementation of Ireland's Betting (Amendment) Bill will lead to a new 1 percent tax on all cash game pots similar to the one currently in use in France.

Amaya CEO Baazov "Very Pleased" with Performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014

Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov says he's "very pleased with the performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014." Read the full report from the first half of the year.

MSPT Firekeepers Casino Day 1a: Alex Barill Leads 23 Survivors

Day 1a of the Mid-States Poker Tour Firekeepers Casino drew 122 entrants, but only 23 survived the night with Alex Barill leading the way.

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.

Spain Plans to Save Online Gambling Industry With New Casino Licenses

Spain plans to save its online gambling industry with new casino licenses.

Marvin Rettenmaier No Longer a Partypoker Team Pro

The split between Marvin Rettenmaier and partypoker is only the latest in a series of moves that are reshaping the relationship between online poker rooms and professional players.

PKR Poker Officially Releases the New 3.0 PKR Client

PKR 3.0 was released this week with a new avatar shop and numerous updates aimed at making the life players a little easier.

Breaking News: Cercle Cadet Raided by French Judicial Police

French authorities raided one of Paris' most prestigious gambling rooms on Tuesday and took at least 10 people into custody.

Hanh Tran Wins the 2014 PokerNews Cup Vienna Main Event

Former tournament director Hanah Tran won the PokerNews Cup Main Event for €19,010.

PokerNews Cup Vienna Day 1b: €75,000 Guarantee Shattered!

A total of 101 players will return to the tables on Sunday to compete for the €20,450 top prize in the PokerNews Cup.

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