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Tag: wpt

Global Poker Index: Schemion Edges Negreanu in GPI 300; Mike McDonald Plummets

Ole Schemion continues to lead the Global Poker Index 300 this week, while former Top 10 mainstay Mike McDonald plummets to No. 50.

Solaire Casino Resort to Host First-Ever WPT National Event in the Philippines

The Solaire Resort and Casino will host the first-ever World Poker Tour (WPT) National in the Philippines, a 12-day long poker festival build around a 13-event schedule.

PokerNews to Live Report partypoker WPT Merit Classic North Cyprus from Sept. 5-10

From September 1-11, the World Poker Tour will head to the Merit Crystal Cove Hotel and Casino for the partypoker WPT Merit Classic North Cyprus.

Global Poker Index to Power WPT Player of the Year Award

On Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, Global Poker Index and World Poker Tour announced that the WPT Player of the Year award for the upcoming WPT Season XIII will be powered by GPI.

Hermance Blum Promoted to the WPT Europe General Manager Position

The World Poker Tour (WPT) recently announced Hermance Blum as the new WPT Europe General Manager.

Five Thoughts: Main Event Focus, Outspending Adelson, and Should WSOP.com Sign Merson?

In this week's Five Thoughts, Donnie Peters steps in for Rich Ryan to discuss focusing on the WSOP Main Event, outspending Sheldon Adelson, and asks should WSOP.com sign Greg Merson?

BlogNews Weekly: Do You Need a Crystal Ball to See Into the Future?

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

WPT Alpha8 Announces First Two Stops for Season 2

The World Poker Tour announces Palm Beach Casino in London and Bellagio in Las Vegas as first two stops for Season 2 of the WPT Alpha8 tour.

BlogNews Weekly: Tilt Psychology 101

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

Germany's Ali Tekintamgac Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison For Cheating at the Poker Table

Germany's Ali Tekintamgac has been sentenced to three years and five months in prison for repeatedly cheating at the poker table by a German district court.

World Poker Tour to Make Debut in Holland in October

The World Poker Tour is expanding its WPT National circuit in Europe with its first ever stop to Holland scheduled for October 1-5, 2014. The 5-day poker festival, which will be held at the Holland Casino in Valkenburg, will feature a rich...

BlogNews Weekly: Would You Play Poker Inside a Volcano?

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

World Poker Tour Announces First Half of Season XIII Schedule

The World Poker Tour has announced the schedule for the first half of its upcoming Season XIII.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: WPT Heads to the UK, Huge SCOOP Scores and More

This week's UK & Ireland PokerNews recap features news of the WPT heading back to the UK for the first time since 2010 and much, much more!

PokerStars Canada Cup Main Event Day 1b: Charles Sylvestre Leads Star-Studded Roster

Day 1b of the PokerStars Canada Cup Main Event is in the books with Charles Sylvestre leading a star-studded roster.

Thirteen and Counting: Hellmuth Plans on Winning 11 More WSOP Bracelets

The 2014 World Series of Poker marks the 25th anniversary of Phil Hellmuth's 1989 Main Event victory. In this in-depth feature interview, Hellmuth talks with Rich Ryan about his poker career and life throughout the past quarter century.

Kinesh Pather Wins Tiger’s Poker Night presented by World Poker Tour

Tiger’s Poker Night presented by the WPT benefitting The Tiger Woods Foundation took place on Friday, May 16, drawing a who’s who in sports, tech and poker.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Brits Bank Huge Scores

Check out this recap of the most popular stories of the past week from our UK & Ireland focussed site.

Global Poker Index: Gruissem Returns to GPI 300 top 10; Schemion Second in POY Race

Philipp Gruissem returns to the top 10 of the Global Poker Index 300, and Ole Schemion makes a push in the GPI Player of the Year race.

Poker Jobs: Meet Hermance Blum, The "Queen of the WPT"

If you've ever wondered how a series of events as massive as the World Poker Tour keeps on ticking, then you need to meet the woman behind it, Hermance Blum.

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