Tag: Black Friday

Main Event Chip Leader Tom "Butters" Kearney: "Nobody Grinds As Hard As I Do"

Black Friday left him with "very little" but former nosebleed grinder Tom Kearney leads with 27 left in the Main Event.

Ultimate Railbird: For 10 Years, Paul Gilbert Has Seen It All at the WSOP

Most familiar faces at the WSOP belong to famous players. Paul Gilbert may be a railbird, but he's as omnipresent as some of the biggest names in the game.

PokerStars, Tim Vance, and the Online Poker Dream at the 2015 WSOP

Serial PokerStars qualifier Tim Vance has satellited his way into the 2015 WSOP Main Event, but would love to see PokerStars back in the US.

Case Closed: Anthony Spinella Wins First-Ever WSOP.com Online Bracelet Event

Former online tournament star Anthony Spinella won his first bracelet by taking down the first-ever WOP.com online bracelet event for $197,743.

The Best Countries to Play Online Poker or Bet Sports

The world’s first & only relocation company for online players and sports bettors, Poker Refugees, has helped 500 players move to 25+ different countries.

2015 WCOOP Main Event Begins Sept. 27 on PokerStars with $10 Million in Guarantees

The 2015 WCOOP Main Event takes place from Sept. 27 to Sept. 28 with $10 million in guaranteed prizes.

Woody "plplaya" Deck Overcomes Adversity to Win Third SCOOP Title

Woody "plplaya" Deck overcomes adversity to win two SCOOP events this year, and three SCOOP events overall.

Report: Lock Poker Rumored to Be Closed

Lock Poker players have been unable to access the online poker room since April 17.

Inside Gaming: Zynga Faces Shareholders Lawsuit, NGC Scolds Caesars, and Harry Reid Stepping Down

Shareholders are allowed to go forward with lawsuit against Zynga, Caesars gets scolded by the NGC, and Sen. Harry Reid announces he won't seek reelection.

Garden City Group Releases Update on Next Round of Full Tilt Poker Player Payments

Garden City Group, the claims administrator in charge of Full Tilt Poker repayments, has issued an update on disputed petitions.

Five Thoughts: Bad Actors, Zinno Wins Again, Fish Defends His Turf, and More

Bad actors are no longer bad and Zinno wins another World Poker Tour title in this week's Five Thoughts.

Jonathan "Apestyles" Van Fleet: Crushing Online Poker Tournaments with a Renewed Focus

Jon "apestyles" Van Fleet has a renewed focus on life and is crushing at the poker tables again.

Five Thoughts: Jaka the Homeless Millionaire, Greenstein the Lowball Millionaire

Five Thoughts examines Faraz Jaka's homelessness, Barry Greenstein's $5 million win, and more.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #1, PokerStars Acquired By Amaya and Makes Significant Changes

The No. 1 PokerNews story of the year is the acquisition of PokerStars by Amaya and the significant changes that followed.

Five Thoughts: Coren Mitchell Leaves PokerStars, Jaffe Trolls Again, and More

Five Thoughts examines Vicky Coren Mitchell's departure from PokerStars, Jonathan Jaffe's trolling, and more.

Five Thoughts: Adelson Receives Push Back, Somerville's Streaming, and More

Sheldon Adelson's latest attempt to federally ban online gaming has been met with opposition from the Republican Party.

Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested on Charges of Misappropriating Funds

Jean Pavili is the second Everleaf director arrested by Maltese police on charges of misappropriating €800,000 from players and not paying €100,000 in licenses and fines.

Five Thoughts: Danzer Wins WSOP Player of the Year, Hall of Fame Selections, and More

Five Thoughts examines the conclusion to the 2014 WSOP Player of the Year race, EPT London, and the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame class.

PokerNews Book Review: Fading Hearts on the River by Brooks Haxton

PokerNews examines Fading Hearts on the River, a memoir by Brooks Haxton on his son Isaac. We also spoke with the author about his new book.

Five Thoughts: Ultimate Gaming Exits NJ, WSOP.com Celebrates, and Elias' Big WPT Win

Five Thoughts examines WSOP.com's highs, Ultimate Gaming's lows, and Elias' big win at Borgata.