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Scott Ian to Play in Ollie Pop POW Charity Poker Event

One of UltimateBet's hottest poker pros is stacking his chips to help cool the earth.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Stimulus Package

The World Series of Poker and Harrah's, which runs the event, is offering an economic stimulus package of its own. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/26/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Schedule Announced

The 2009 World Series of Poker schedule has been announced.   Following magnificent ratings on ESPN for the delayed final table, the 2009 WSOP will once again feature the "November Nine&quot

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/26/2009

Fabian Ortiz First Latin American Winner of LAPT

Viña Del Mar, Chile - January 23, 2009: 39-year-old Fabian Ortiz, from Argentina, has become the first ever Latin American poker player to win a PokerStars.net

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

Stewart Scott Wins 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event

Just like that an unknown on the poker tournament circuit is suddenly $1.3 million richer as Stewart Scott wins the 2009 Aussie Millions main event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/24/2009

2009 Aussie Millions Final Table Announced

The final tablists of the 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event, are as follows:

Stewart Scott 4,520,000

Peter Rho 2,420,000

Rajkumar Ramakrishnan 2,050,000

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/23/2009

2009 Aussie Millions Down to 28 Players

As the 2009 Aussie Millions was beginning to wind down, 28 players remained, among them, wunderkind Annette Obrestad, who

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2009

Annette Obrestad The Big News at 2009 Aussie Millions

Following Wednesday's play at the 2009 Aussie Millions, wunderkind and 2007 World Series of Poker Europe winner, Annette Obrestad, was making all the headlines even though she finished 2nd

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2009

Poker Leaderboard Competition Winners Announced

Leading online poker sites Absolute Poker and UltimateBet today revealed the top winners of their yearly leaderboard competitions for 2008 and announced the date of each site's $20,000 freeroll for

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2009

Keeley Hazell Gets You in the Wicked Chops Poker Freeroll

As promised, here are the details for the First Annual* Wicked Chops Poker Reader Appreciation Freeroll:

Through the good people at the Borgata, WCP is giving away one free seat into the Borgata Winter Poker Open Main Event (value = $3,200). Also included in the package are three free nights in a Classic room at the Borg. If you advance in the tourney, the room will of course be extended.  Also you get a date with Keeley Hazell.  Oh wait, sorry...you get a date with Snake from WCP.  Our bad!

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2009

Ivan Demidov Continues His Amazing Poker Streak

Is Russia's Ivan Demidov the new "King of Poker"?  Some might say "Yes".   It's one thing to finish among the finalists at both the World Series of Poker and World Series of

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

Patrik Antonius Hot at 2009 Aussie Millions

Big name poker pro Patrik Antonius was among the biggest chip leaders at the 2009 Aussie Millions - the biggest poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere - after Day 1a.  Antonius was in second

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

Pamela Anderson Down Under to Compete in Aussie Millions

She ran her own online poker room for about a month before legislation passed that placed operating such rooms in a sort of "grey area"....dark grey area perhaps.  Pamela Anderson a

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

The WPT Southern Poker Championship Final Table a Yawner

Allen Carter (Allen Who?) was the winner of this weekend's WPT Southern Poker Championship.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

2009 Aussie Millions Main Event Begins Sunday

One of the biggest poker events is slated to begin Sunday January 17 - the 2009 Aussie Millions, which last year paid over a million dollars to the top 2 finishers.  The Aussie Millions began on J

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/17/2009

NBC Heads-Up Championship 2009

If you are a poker fan, you no doubt have witnessed the National Heads-Up Poker Championship on television. This prestigious tournament features a who's who of the top players in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2009

$1 Million UBOC Poker Championship and Super Bowl Giveaway

Online poker spotlight shifts entirely to UltimateBet this weekend as leading online poker site puts more than $1 million on the line

The felt is shaping up to be a lot greener at UltimateBet.com this weekend. The leading online poker site hosts the final $1 million Guaranteed UBOC Championship Main Event and gets ready to give away 10 tickets to this year's Super Bowl as part of its Wild Cards promotion. The two events are expected to attract a record number of online poker players looking to capitalize on two lucrative prize pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Harrah’s 4th Annual MBA Poker Championship Announced

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2009

Biggest Poker Tournament Outside US Won by Poorya Nazari

Poker player Poorya Nazari ain't poor no more.  Despite his namesake, Nazari just won $3 million at this week's 2009 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas, billed as the biggest poker tour

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/11/2009

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Final Table Chip Counts

Alex Gomes led the way at this week's PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas. 

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is not just any poker tournament, it is now

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2009

Even More Records Broken By PokerStars

ATLANTIS, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - Jan.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2009

PokerStars Sets Record For Single Tournament Entries

The results are in. PokerStars - them world's largest online poker site has shattered the Guinness World Record for the Largest Online Poker Tournament. As part of PokerStars' 'World Record Week', 35,000 poker players - enough to fill a professional football stadium - took part in the special $11 buy-in tournament on Sunday, December 28, 2008, with PokerStars guaranteeing a $500,000 prize pool. PokerStars had set the previous record with a field of 20,000 players in the Sunday Hundred Grand on July 29, 2007.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2009

North Dakota Texas Hold 'Em Poker Championship Final Nears

Over 1300 players took part in the North Dakota Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Championship including many individuals from Canada, which borders the state to the north.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/03/2009

World Poker Tour to Air on Fox Sports Net

(PRESS RELEASE) -- WPT Enterprises and Fox Sports Net (FSN) announced today the World Poker Tour® (WPT) Season VII television schedule, debuting the first of 26 action-packed episodes on January 4

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2008

PokerStars Largest Online Poker Tournament Ever

PokerStars will end 2008 with a massive 'World Record Week' - giving players the chance to enter into the Guinness Book of World Records when PokerStars try and break their second Guinness World Re

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2008

Doyle Compliments Chino Rheem on Poker Classic Win

Another one of my longtime friends passed a few days ago.  Sammy Baugh, arguably the greatest quarterback in football history, died at age 94.  Baugh was the last surviving member of the inaugura

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2008

Chino Rheem Wins Another Million at Poker Classic

It's been a great year for poker player David "Chino" Rheem.  Having finished 7th at this year's World Series of Poker and cashing out with $1.8 million, the 28-year old poker

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/20/2008

Boris Becker Will Face Off in Battleship Poker Challenge

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS Six time Grand Slam winner Boris Becker will face off against four North American PokerStars qualifiers in a heads-up Battleship-style match during the 2009 PokerStars Cari

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2008

Opportunity to Win Big Prizes for Christmas in Charity Poker Tournament

UltimateBet today announced the AUFA Charity Xmas Bonanza, a charity poker tournament slated to run this Saturday at 7:30pm ET on the leading online poker site. World poker champion Annie Duke will be playing in the event and all funds raised through the No Limit Hold'em tournament will be donated to Ante Up For Africa, an organization created to raise public awareness and funds for the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. The online poker site has also added a variety of tech toys to the prize pool to make giving even more attractive.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2008

Salvatore Bonavena is First Italian to Win EPT

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, December 15, 2008 -- The PokerStars European Poker Tour had its first ever Italian winner last night when PokerStars sponsored player Salvatore Bonavena from Cessaniti, Sout

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2008

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Sean Troha Wins Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship ($1,246,770)

Sean Troha Wins Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship ($1,246,770)

The biggest $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship in the history of the World Series of Poker attracted a record attendance of 683 unique entries