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Poker pro Dan Shak has won the PartyPoker Premier League VI Final

Poker pro Dan Shak has won the PartyPoker Premier League VI Final.

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Among those making the PartyPoker Premier League VI Final Table in addition to Shak were Antonio Esfandiari, Jennifer Tilly, Dan Cates, Jonathan Duhamel, Tobia Reinkemeier (who led with chips coming into Saturday night’s final), Talal Shakerchi and Sam Trickett. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/24/2013

Ray Dehkharghani Poker Profile: Winner of 2013 Wynn Classic Championship

Keep a close eye on Ray Dehkharghani.  He’s managed two impressive cashes during the month of March.

Dehkharghani finished 37th at the Bay 101 Shooting Star Main event earlier in the month but it was the CardPlayer World Tour Wynn Classic Championship that has propelled him to the next level.

This time around he topped a field of 207 players and walked away with his biggest win to date, $235,931.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/22/2013

Daniel Cates Wins PartyPoker Premier League VI

One of the most successful poker pros in the game today, Daniel “Jungleman” Cates has won the PartyPoker Premier League VI and an additional $32,000 after going heads-up against 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Jonathan Duhamel.

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Cates, Duhamel and Sam Trickett each earned automatic seats into the final table of this event.    

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/22/2013

PartyPoker Premier League VI: Jonathan Duhamel, Antonio Esfandiari Hot

The PartyPoker Premier League VI featured some big name poker players among the leaders with Dan Shak, Jennifer Tilly, Phil Laak and Jason Mercier topping the Group B overall standings and Jonathan Duhamel along with Antonio Esfandiari topping the Group A overall standings heading into Friday.

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Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/22/2013

Ruben Visser Wins 2013 EPT London Main Event for £595,000

Dutch pro Ruben Visser has won the £5,250 PokerStars.com EPT London Main Event today for a £595,000 first prize.

The 24-year-old from Rotterdam won his seat for just £320 in a Deep Hyper-Turbo satellite on PokerStars. He beat Lithuanian Mantas Visockis heads-up to take down the tournament which started last Sunday with 647 players and a £3,137,950 prize pool.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/17/2013

PokerStars MicroMillions 4 Daily Round-Up – March 15

MicroMillions 4 got under way yesterday with six events and nearly $350,000 in guaranteed prizes up for grabs. In the end the actual prize pools easily exceeded that total, with more than $680,000 awarded to thousands of players.

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Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/15/2013

Steve O’Dwyer Leads for Day 5 of 2013 EPT London Main Event

EPT8 London runner-up Steve O'Dwyer is leading the final 16 going in to Day 5 of this season's £5,250 Main Event. He has 2,124,000. Also still in contention for the £700,000 first prize is EPT Grand Final champ Nic Chouity, Team 
PokerStars Pro Theo Jorgensen, Chris Moorman and Ruben Visser.

There were 647 players from 58 countries competing in the event which started on Sunday, creating a £3,137,950 prize pool. As well as their cash prize, Sunday's winner will receive a stunning watch from Slyde, the Official Watch Sponsor for EPT9 Main Events. 96 players are being paid.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/14/2013

Pasi Sormunen Leads for Day 4 of 2013 EPT London Main Event

Pasi Sormunen from Finland leads final 32 for Day 4 of the £5,250 EPT London Main Event. He has 1,578,000. Team 
PokerStars Pros Jason Mercier and Theo Jorgensen are also still in contention for the £700,000 first prize. 
There were 647 players from 58 countries competing in the event which started on Sunday, creating a £3,137,950 prize pool. As well as their cash prize, Sunday's winner will receive a stunning watch from Slyde, the Official Watch Sponsor for EPT9 Main Events. 96 players will get paid.

EPTLive will restart at noon tomorrow (Day 4).

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/13/2013

Claire Renaut Wins Bodog Anonymous Poker Series 2013 First Live Event

The first live event of Bodog’s Anonymous Poker Series (APS), held last night in London, was won by the French – other than that it was considered a huge success! Former 888Poker pro, Claire Renaut took the event, the trophy, the champagne and the first seat at the $100,000 Grand Final of the APS in Manila.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/13/2013

Mantas Visockis Leads at 2013 EPT London Main Event

Lithuanian Mantas Visockis is chip leader with 113 players going into Day 3 of the £5,250 EPT London Main Event. There were 647 players from 58 countries competing in the event which started on Sunday, creating a £3,137,950 prize pool. The winner on Saturday will receive a massive £700,000, as well as a stunning watch from Slyde, the Official Watch Sponsor for EPT9 Main Events. 96 players will get paid.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/12/2013

UKIPT London Main Event Champ Sergio Aido Leads at 2013 EPT London

Spanish player Sergio Aido, 24, is enjoying a phenomenal London Poker Festival! Aido won the UKIPT Main Event on Saturday, beating a field of 1,099. He also chopped a £1,000 side event the night before the UKIPT final - and is now chip leader for Day 2 of the EPT London Main Event. Aido, who also won the World Poker Tour National Series in Barcelona last October, has 215,200 - some way ahead of last night's chip leader Marc-Andre Ladouceur.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/12/2013

Kai Chang Wins 2013 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star and Over $1.1 Million

Kai Chang has won the 2013 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star and a grand prize of $1,138,350.  Among the finalists for this event was Erik Seidel who, with life time earnings in live tournaments now at just over $17 million, ranks 2nd as poker’s biggest earner to date.

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Chang also managed to upset Paul Volpe, who has taken in just shy of $1.6 million at live tournaments to date.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/10/2013

Team PokerStars Pros vs. Full Tilt Poker Pros Pre Match Comments From the Pros

This weekend Team PokerStars Pros take on Full Tilt Poker’s The Professionals in the ultimate heads-up showdown at the London Poker Festival, we caught up with some of the players and spectators for their pre match thoughts...

Gus Hansen – Full Tilt Professional

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/09/2013

Full Tilt Poker vs. PokerStars: Professionals Head-to-Head Stats Revealed

LONDON, UK –It’s just three days until Team PokerStars Pros take on Full Tilt Poker’s The Professionals in the ultimate heads-up showdown at the London Poker Festival, so it’s time to have a look at the key stats...

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/07/2013

Americas Cardroom Online Poker Site Announces $200k Guarantee April 7

San Jose, Costa Rica – With the sheer magnitude of the Online Super Series still fresh in the minds of poker players across the country, Americas Cardroom is supersizing its Sunday tournament this April. The US-facing online poker site today confirmed a $200,000 Guaranteed Texas Hold'em tournament is scheduled to take place on April 7th at 7:00pm ET.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/07/2013

Blake Bohn Wins $3,200 Chicago Poker Classic Main Event

2013 Main Event sees 392 entrants create a $1,200,720 prize pool.

Hammond, Ind. — Blake Bohn from Savage, Minn. won the 2013 Chicago Poker Classic Main Event Monday night in Hammond, Ind. pocketing $288,171. The win, which came in one of the country’s few $3,200 main events, marks the largest score of Bohn’s career.

“It feels great. I work really hard at it,” Bohn said. “It’s really exciting to run deep. That’s why we put in so many hours, to have a victory like this.”

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/06/2013

PokerStars Sunday Million 7th Anniversary Tournaments Sees Share of $2.5 Mil

ONCHAN, ISLE OF MAN – PokerStars player ‘benislovas’, from Lithuania, won the Sunday Million 7th Anniversary tournament on Monday, earning $848,589.33 after a three-way deal was done at the final table. The second- and third-placed players were ‘sexygee’ from the UK (a former SCOOP winner) and ‘Kasra84’ from Germany, who won $836,321.83 and $813,370.28 respectively.

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/04/2013

Chicago Poker Classic 2013 Points Standings Released

The Chicago Poker Classic 2013 point standings has Pete Falco a runaway favorite at 59.25 with James Teter coming in closes at 39.5 points. 

This event, taking place at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, has drawn significant interest and decent traffic to the Gambling911.com website.  Information pertaining to this popular event has been sparse across the Net.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/02/2013

Tom Dwan Confirmed as Part of Negreanu vs. Hansen Challenge

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu confirmed late this week that online poker phenom Tom “Durr” Dwan will be taking part in the Negreanu vs. Hansen Challenge or, if you like, the PokerStars vs. Full Tilt Poker Challenge. 

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Negreanu tweeted: 

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/02/2013

Online Poker Satellites to the 2013 LSOP Available at Americas Cardroom

Lima, Peru - Americas Cardroom released today the online satellite schedule for the 2nd annual $500k Guaranteed Latin Series of Poker (LSOP) no Limit holdem tournament. The LSOP Lima is celebrating its second annual tournament with another $1,500+$150 No Limit Texas Holdem event scheduled May 20th to 25th at the Atlantic City Casino in Lima.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/28/2013

PokerStars to Launch Zoom Tournaments During Micromillions 4 Festival

Fourth installment of low stakes series guarantees $5 million across 100 event

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/28/2013

Dejan Divkovic Wins 2013 ANZPT Season 5 Perth

Dejan Divkovic of Bosnia has won the PokerStars 2013 ANZPT Season 5 Perth.  As a result he goes home with $114,000.

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Divkovic enjoyed a 6th place finish at the ANZPT just a few days ago playing in the No Limit Hold’em Event 6. 

The Bosnian poker player is enjoying newfound success.

Below are the Season 5 ANZPT Perth results:   

Season 5 ANZPT Perth Results

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Feb/24/2013

Americas Cardroom MOSS II Wraps Up Sunday With $100k Event

Americas Cardroom's (ACR) $500,000 Guaranteed mini Online Super Series II (MOSS) will wrap up this Sunday with a $100k Guaranteed poker tournament at 7:30 pm ET. The $100+9 buy-in no limit Texas holdem tournament will be the final event of the MOSS II which caters to smaller stakes players while delivering big guarantees.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/22/2013

2013 Chicago Poker Classic Schedule Announced

Hammond, IN — Caesars Entertainment has announced the official schedule for the 4th Annual Chicago Poker Classic (CPC), taking place Wednesday, February 20 through Monday, March 4, 2013, at the $500 million Horseshoe Casino, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago.  Being held in The Venue — Horseshoe Casino’s 90,000 square foot entertainment center and home of the World Series of Poker Circuit event — the 2013 CPC is set to be better and richer than ever before.  With a $1 million guaranteed opening event and more than $600,000 being added to prize pools, satellit

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2013

Americas Cardroom’s MOSS II Series ‘Wildly Successful’

Just in time for President's Day, Americas Cardroom is handing out more Benjamins than everyone expected. The online poker site confirmed that the first weekend of its MOSS II series was wildly successful, with almost $21,000 more paid out than what had been guaranteed. The Mini Online Super Series II resumed Monday at 10am, events running until 10pm ET.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/18/2013

Poker Maximus IV – Final Day Recap

Poker Maximus  IV at Carbon Poker  concluded on Sunday with four great Main Events that had over $300K in guaranteed money up for grabs. All four events were marathons that went well into the early hours of the morning and for those that were lucky enough to last that long, they were rewarded quite handsomely for their great play. Here’s how each event broke down:

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Feb/18/2013

Poker Maximus IV – Day 10 Recap

The last Saturday of Poker Maximus IV at Carbon Poker  brought four new winners to the series as players at Carbon get ready for Sunday’s big day of Main Events.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Feb/18/2013

Poker Maximus IV – Day 9 Recap

The final Friday of PM IV at Carbon Poker had three different forms of poker available to players as a NL Hold’em, Stud8 and PLO tournament were played out. With over $75K in prized paid out on this day there was no shortage of cash up for grabs as three new winners were crowned in PM IV.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Feb/16/2013

Americas Cardroom $500,000 MOSS II Poker Series Kicks Off

Valentine's Day might be over, but Americas Cardroom is giving poker players 500,000 big reasons to love them—for the remainder of the month. The wildly successful Mini Online Super Series kicks off today, featuring a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool spread out over 100 events. Buy-ins for MOSS II start at just $2+0.20. On Sunday there will be a $75,000 guaranteed on the table in a $100+9 event.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/15/2013

Poker Maximus IV – Day 8 Recap

Carbon Poker’s Poker Maximus IV series crowned three new winners during Thursday’s action and with over $17K alone going to those respective winners, there was no shortage of prize money available to poker players on this day. Here’s how each event wrapped up.  Join Carbon Poker Here

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Feb/15/2013

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