The Weekly Turbo: WSOP Live Reporting, Heaters & Going Pro
This week in poker news: Ben Tollerene rocks the online tournament world, Parker Talbot told PokerNews his E! True Poker Story, PokerNews became the official live reporting partner of the WSOP, and one blogger tells the world about what it takes to go pro and move to Vegas.
Read on for more!
The Winner's Circle
Andy Hills chopped the 2017 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) Manchester Main Event with Tuan Le, Mark Dyson and Endrit Gecu. He banked £46,987.
Rainer Kempe, Dan Colman and Jake Schindler scored big at ARIA last weekend.
Jake Quinsee topped a field of 500 players in the latest DTD200 $100,000 Guaranteed 8-Max event at Dusk Til Dawn, turning £220 into £20,550.
The Game Changers
The PokerStars Championship Main Event in Sochi is worth $2.6 million. The PokerStars Championship Sochi will commence May 20 at the Sochi Casino & Resort, and according to PokerStars, it's the largest poker event Russia has ever seen.
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Jens "Jeans89" Kyllönen recently announced his retirement from poker, but this week he told PokerNews why he's worried about the future of online poker.
The PokerStars Sunday Storm tournament will celebrate its sixth anniversary March 19 with a $1 million prize pool and $100,000 to the winner.
This week in Poker & Pop Culture: Poker accentuates the battle of the sexes in the 1951 film "A Streetcar Named Desire."
There's another AI in town. DeepStack, one of many recent computers to face off against human beings, defeated 11 professional poker players in heads-up no-limit hold’em, according to a study published in Science this month.
When elite poker players run hot, there's simply no stopping them. Here's our top five list of the greatest poker tournament heaters ever.
Rozvadov welcomes players to the PokerStars Festival with more than six days of tournament action.
The World Series of Poker will hold WSOP Europe events at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for the first time Oct. 19 through Nov. 10. Never has a poker festival featured so many guarantees.
Women in poker, this one's for you. Happy belated International Women's Day.
It may be 13 years old, but this poker book was recently voted the most influential poker book of all time at 888poker.
Paysafe Group released record financial figures, which showed the company's revenue exceeding $1 billion for the first time in its history.
Bryn Kenney remains in front for GPI Player of the Year while David Peters continues to hold the overall lead.
The worst is yet to come? Michigan, Pennsylvania say yes to bills with an inevitable “but” to follow.
Hey now, you could be an All Star. PokerStars announced its newest cash game competition, PokerStars All Stars, which will pit the best players against each other to showcase the best parts of the game.
There is reportedly an "agreement in principle" for MGM to purchase Sands Bethlehem for $1.3 billion. This and more in this week's edition of Inside Gaming.
Take Matters Into Your Own Hands
When up against savvy opponents, a well-timed creative move can prove profitable.
PaddyPower is rewarding all new players with £30 and 10 free spins!
Jonathan Little reviews a tournament hand in which he makes a play he "virtually never makes."
Add these freebies up and you could be boosting your bankroll by a massive $996.
Win big even when you lose the hand at TigerGaming.
A first step toward sharpening your awareness of postflop patterns is to focus on the betting action.
BetStars Sports Jackpots could revolutionize daily fantasy sports.
How has Daniel Negreanu been so successful for so long? He puts goal setting at the top of the list.
Checking the river with the nuts might earn a chatbox "wow" (or sarcastic "gh"), but no extra chips.
Get in the game at 888poker with five lessons for getting started with no-limit hold'em.
RedKings is adding a total of €10,000 to three special tournament in March.
Here is all you need to know about PokerStars Championship Panama.
Down to 20 big blinds in a tourney? Don't panic and start shoving yet! You've still got room to maneuver.
32 events. 8 days. The TonyBet Glory Series. This is the place to play if you're a fan of no-limit hold’em, pot-limit Omaha and Open-Face Chinese Poker tournament because €100,000 is up for grabs.
Poker pros Matt Berkey and Andrew Brokos analyze NL cash games.
Two minutes with Tony Dunst and we know his favorite tournament destination in this round of Calling the Clock.
Throwback: Even Fedor Holz himself couldn't say what would become of his poker goals in 2015.
You win some, you lose some. Others just make you angry. Here are the top five poker table nightmares, courtesy of PokerStars.
This week on the PokerNews Podcast, Tristan Wade tells Matthew Parvis and Sarah Herring about his role as WPT DeepStacks ambassador, his sickest live poker heater and how he wants to help grow the game of poker as a player and someone working in the industry.
PN Blogging Excerpts
By the time Mr. D ended his death run, I heard rumors he had donated over 200K to the game.
"I’d never have thought this if it was a man in her place...I was wrong," PN Blogger gazza127.
If I go to the WSOP...I have just as much of a shot as most. That’s the dream.
Finding a trustworthy room to play online poker can be a monumental burden. That's all the more true if you're just looking for a place to play poker for free. We've listed five of the best play-money poker sites to enjoy and help hone your skills.