Online Poker Tournament News

Heartland Poker Tour Wraps Up The Year of Greg “FossilMan’ Raymer

Florence, IN – Season Eight on Heartland Poker Tour will go down in history as the Year of FossilMan.  World champion Greg “FossilMan” Raymer went on a winning streak like no one has ever seen in poker.  He won three HPT events in three months, and then followed up his hat trick with a spectacular finale at HPT’s Championship Open at Belterra Casino Resort to win the year-end title for $106,030. 

“I’m overwhelmed,” said the champ.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/20/2012

Poker Maximus III Freeroll Giveaway at Carbon Poker

Carbon Poker is excited to announce a brand new promotion in conjunction with the forthcoming Poker Maximus III tournament series and it is coming up quickly (November 29th - December 9th).

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/19/2012

Lock Poker Pro Annette Obrestad Booked for Aussie Millions 2013

Lock Poker, which will be offering online satellites for the Aussie Millions 2013, already had one of its pros confirmed for the big event.

Annette Obrestad revealed on Saturday she has booked her tickets for Aussie Millions.  Obrestad won the first ever World Series of Poker Europe in 2007.

The Aussie Millions (also known as the Crown Australian Poker Championship) is considered the Southern Hemisphere’s richest poker tournament and one of the most prestigious in the world.  Last year, the first prize award paid out $1.6 million. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Nov/17/2012

Top Poker Pros Confirmed for 2012 DeepStacks Poker Tour at Mohegan Sun

Friday November 23 will mark the start of the 2012 DeepStacks Poker Tour at MoheganSun. A $400 No Limit Hold'Em Tournament gets the action started at 11:00am hosted by Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi.  

This tournament is a $125,000 guarantee.  From there, multiple tournaments follow, all the way up to the main event with the DeepStacks Poker Tour Mohegan Sun National Championship starting on December 1st. $500,000 makes up this main event prize pool and plenty of big names will be on-hand for this huge tournament.   Confirmed poker players include:

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/15/2012

Noah Schwartz Wins 2012 WPT Jacksonville

Poker player Noah Schwartz won the 2012 WPT Jacksonville this week and the $402,970 cash prize that came with that honor.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/15/2012

$67k Up for Grabs at Americas Cardroom as Part of Mini Online Super Series

It's not just the iPad mini that's stealing headlines for packing a huge amount of excitement into such a small package. Americas Cardroom announces the Mini Online Super Series. The five-day event runs from November 15th through 19th and features more than $67,000 in prize money, $25 bounties on online poker pros, four big leaderboard competitions, and a special $1k guaranteed event for the four top performers.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/15/2012

2013 World Series of Poker Schedule Unveiled

The 44th running of the World Series of Poker will begin on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. 

The action-packed schedule which includes gold bracelet events, satellites, cash games and daily deep stack tournaments will run for 49 consecutive days, concluding with the final nine players of the WSOP Main Event on Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/14/2012

MicroMillions III Madness Starts Thursday with $5 Million Guaranteed

PokerStars, the world’s largest real money online poker room, has announced that its MicroMillions III Madness series is set to begin Thursday November 15, 2012.

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Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Nov/14/2012

Snakes Poker Club $10k Guarantee for Montreal Players

Un “Big One”!!! – 10,000 $ Garantie le mercredi – Reservez maintenant! Poker Room (Snakes Poker Club) - Faites défiler vers le bas pour la traduction française.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/13/2012

James Carroll Grabs HPT Vegas Title for $104K

Las Vegas, NV -– Vegas poker pro James Carroll had work to do at Monday’s Heartland Poker Tour Final Table.  He started as the short stack, but the 26-year-old demonstrated what it means to be a pro.  “I still like my chances,” he said before filming the nationally-televised Final Table at Palms Casino Resort.  One hand at a time, he earned every chip at the table and $104,253. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/13/2012

Simon Deadman, Tom Brady Weekend Poker Tournament Winners

Simon Deadman has won the GUKTP Blackpool Main Event.  His winnings were reduced to a mere £49,290 due to the low turnout for this once highly popular event.


The £1,000 buy in event attracted just 173 players, which was down from 262 last year.

The final table payouts were as follows: 

1: Simon Deadman — £49,290

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Nov/12/2012

Americas Cardroom Announces Mini Online Super Series (mOSS)

Americas Cardroom (ACR) announced today that they will be hosting a series of big guarantee, small buy-in tournaments called the mini Online Super Series (mOSS) from November 15th to 19th. MOSS is the first tournament series of its kind hosted on ACR and promises to offer generous prize pools for low entry fees for the players. If you remember ACROSS—the big Online Super Series—you're going to love the mini version of it.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/07/2012

Cake Poker Offering Gold Digger Online Poker Tournaments

On the prowl for cash that is. Let donkeys be the new cougar at your tables with Cake Poker’s new nightly Gold Digger events, in play at Cake November 10th through 29th. It's a tantalizing line up of player reward tournaments offering over $25,000 in free tournament seats and cash prize pools.

-          offering $25K in tourney tickets and cash prize pools.

-          In play daily at 8 pm GMT, Saturday November 10th through

Thursday, November 29th.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/07/2012

Snake Poker Room ( Poker Room) Pot Limit Omaha Cash Games

The newly branded Poker Room (Snake Poker Room) outside of Montreal is holding PLO Pot Limit Omaha Cash Games, $1 / $1 Short Handed every Monday night.  See Snake Poker Facebook Here runs a popular webcam online poker room that utilizes a proprietary platform.  Its land-based poker room is the biggest in Canada and touted as “the best poker atmosphere in town”. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Nov/07/2012

Albuquerque Man Turns $190 Into $56,652 at Heartland Poker Tour

Heartland Poker Tour producers saw another Cinderella story at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque on Monday when 26-year-old plumber James Williams turned $190 into $56,652, doubling his lifetime poker winnings.  While his parents and wife watched from the rail, his king-queen held up against queen-nine, making him the latest HPT champion.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/06/2012

Mohegan Sun DeepStacks Poker Tour Kicks of November 23

Mohegan Sun's Poker Room is gearing up for one of it's biggest tournaments ever this November and early December. The DeepStacks Poker Tour kicks off officially on November 23rd with a series of events that will total 1 Million in guaranteed purses. The full schedule is available here

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/02/2012

PokerStars MicroMillions Returns in November With $5 Million Guaranteed

PokerStars today announced a $5 million guaranteed prize pool for the third installment of MicroMillions, the popular micro-stakes online tournament series launched earlier this year. The upcoming festival will take place from November 15-25, and feature 100 tournaments with buy-ins ranging from just 11 cents to $22.

The series will culminate with a $22 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Main Event with a guaranteed $1 million prize pool on Sunday, November 25 at 14.30 ET (20.30 CET).  The winner of the tournament is guaranteed a minimum of $150,000.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/01/2012

Greg Merson Wins 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event, Player of the Year

United States player Greg Merson has won the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event.

In addition to winning poker's most coveted title, the 26-year-old from Massachusetts also earned the honor of 2012 WSOP Player of the Year. Merson trailed Phil Hellmuth going into the final table and needed to win in order to win Player of the Year honors.  Hellmuth finished second in this year's race--the same finishing position he earned last year.

Merson’s 2012 WSOP win amounted to a whopping $8.5 million as he beat out Jesse Sylvia to take the prize, which includes a gold bracelet. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/31/2012

Battle of Malta Qualifiers, Final $100k Gold Fest and More at Juicy Stakes Poker

Some great qualifiers and tourneys upcoming this weekend at Juicy Stakes Poker.

Sunday at Juicy Stakes will see the following…

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/30/2012

Greg Merson, Jesse Sylvia, Jake Balsiger Remain at 2012 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Three players remained at the 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event Final Table coming into Tuesday:  Greg Merson, Jesse Sylvia and Jake Balsiger.  All three were from the United States. 


All eyes will be on Merson, who would be named the World Series of Poker Player of the Year with a win following his earlier successes at WSOP events over the summer. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2012

World Series of Poker Final Table 2012: Player Profiles

(Associated Press) - The final nine players in the World Series of Poker main event, as determined July 17 after an eighth session of no-limit Texas Hold ‘em at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/29/2012

Odds to Win the 2012 World Series of Poker

Odds to win the 2012 World Series of Poker were available at BetOnline here where you can receive up to $900 in FREE BETS, not to mention they have their own online poker site.


Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/28/2012

The October Nine: 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event Final This Week

Excitement is in the air as the October Nine gets ready to take part in this week’s World Series of Poker Final Table.

$8.5 million will be rewarded to the winner of this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event.

The 2012 World Series of Poker Final Table kicks off Monday October 29 at 4:30 pm local time at the Rio in Las Vegas.

2012 World Series of Poker Main Event – Final Table Chip Counts

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/27/2012

Poker Maximus III is coming…And has Your Exclusive Preview

Since everything generally happens in 3’s, Carbon Poker has announced that they are bringing back the ever popular Poker Maximus Tournament Series one more time in 2012.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Oct/25/2012

Third Year of Punta Cana Poker Classic Improved With the Flop: No Dealer Buttons

From no dealer buttons to great dealers and fantastic rulings made by Staff.


The third year of the Punta Cana Poker Classic improved with the flop, yet we have to see the turn and the river.

Submitted by Crazy Julius on, Oct/23/2012

Greg Raymer Wins Heartland Poker Tour Triple Crown

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Greg “Fossilman” Raymer won an HPT championship today. The 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion is on a roll in the Heartland.  For the third time in three months, the poker icon from Raleigh, North Carolina found himself on the set of Heartland Poker Tour’s nationally-syndicated TV show.  Appropriately, he earned his triple crown at Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel just outside of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa.   

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/22/2012

Cake Poker Battle of Malta $2,500 Up for Grabs

Cake Poker is giving away prize packages for the Battle of Malta main event with a $2500 package up for grabs


Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/19/2012

US Poker Player Matthew Weber Wins 2012 Punta Cana Poker Classic

Following wins by two Canadians over the first two seasons of the famed Punta Cana Poker Classic, US poker player Matthew Weber walked away with the victory this go-around. 


Submitted by Crazy Julius on, Oct/18/2012

Poker Maximus III Announced for November

Poker Maximus III is coming this November. 

A full schedule of the uber popular online tournament will be announced shortly.  As always, Carbon Poker players will be able to participate in Poker Maximus III

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/17/2012

2012 APPT Macau: ACOP - Schedule Unveiled

Taking place from October 26th – November 11th, at the Grand Waldo Entertainment Complex, the APPT Macau: Asia Championship of Poker will feature 18 championship events, ranging from the HKD$4,000 (Approx. US$500) Ladies Asia Championship to theHK$250,000 (Approx. US$30,000) High Rollers Event.

Of course it is the HK$25,000 (approx. US$3,100) HK$5 Million Guaranteed ACOP Warm-Up and the HKD$100,000 (approx. US$13,000) HK$10 Million Guaranteed ACOP Main Event that will have players filing into Macau from all around the world.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/14/2012

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