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Things To Look Forward To At The 2015 WSOP

From May 27-July 14, the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas will host poker’s most popular tournament series, the World Series of Poker. The 46th annual edition will feature 68 events and close to $200 million in prize money. The venue itself is also...

Top 10 Biggest Poker Donations

Every year, poker players and organizations alike donate millions to various causes all around the world. Just a few decades ago, poker may not have been associated very closely with charitable causes, but this perception has been strongly changing ever since the...

Top 10 Toughest Final Tables Of All Time

Before the poker boom came around, you could safely bet that you would see at least a couple of big names at the final table of any big event like the WSOP Main Event. The boom brought changes to the poker world in unexpected ways, one of which was the absence of...

Top 8 Sickest Final Table Bubbles

Every tournament, especially the most high profile ones, usually has several bubbles. It can be soul-crushing to get knocked out on the money bubble of the WSOP or WPT Main Event, but what really hurts is just missing out on the final table. Perhaps the worst thing...

8 Signs of Excessive Celebration

Rarely does a WSOP go by without some sort of controversy emerging about players celebrating way too much after winning pots. This year, Mike Matusow was in the center of the biggest one when he got a one-round penalty for excessive celebration with 22 players left in...

Top 10 Funniest Bad Beat Reactions

Poker can be a very brutal game and many players have surely experienced a situation where the world collapses on you at the turn of a card. While most players handle these situations in stride, sometimes emotions boil over in unpredictable ways. Let’s take a look at...

Top 10 Worst Main Event Meltdowns

Many players have been very close or even to the WSOP Main Event final table, at times virtually holding the bracelet in the palm of their hand only to make a move or a series of plays that would undo everything they had done to get to that point. With the 2014 WSOP...

DSOP – The newest stop on the poker tour list!

Last night, the inaugural Dictators Series of Poker Season 1 Main Event took place at The Venetian in Macao. With a guaranteed prize pool of one ton of enriched uranium and a buy-in of one hidden Swiss bank account, this new poker tour event was a must-attend for any...

WSOPE: Negreanu Wins High Roller and POY

Daniel Negreanu is having a great year. He won the WSOP APAC Main Event earlier in the year, and now he has won the WSOPE High Roller and a historic second Player of the Year title go along with the one he won back in 2004. High Roller Negreanu’s sixth bracelet...

Jeremy Ausmus Wins WSOPE PLO Event #4

Jeremy Ausmus prevailed in Paris Thursday at event #4 of the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe, taking home €70,324. This €1,650 buyin PLO event saw 184 entrants, but by the third day of play, there were only six players remaining. The final table had some familiar...

WSOP Main Event Returns to ESPN Tonight

After several weeks off the air the 2013 World Series of Poker returns to ESPN tonight with two hours of brand-new coverage of the Main Event. Beginning at 9pm ET, the programming will cover Day 5 action. From now until the final table, viewers can watch the action...

Canada Weekly Update – August 3

2013 World Series of Poker dubbed “The Year of the Canadian” Although Canadians are usually the minority when it comes to the WSOP (making up less than 10% of all players), that hasn’t stopped the Red & White from taking over. Canadians have won 10...

Canada Weekly Update – July 23

2013 World Series of Poker dubbed “The Year of the Canadian” Although Canadians are usually the minority when it comes to the WSOP (making up less than 10% of all players), that hasn’t stopped the Red & White from taking over. Canadians have won 10...

November Nine Betting Odds Released

The “November Nine”, the final table of the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event, has been set. While we now have to wait until November to see more WSOP action, that doesn’t mean the betting is over. This week the sportsbooks have released the...

WSOP Daily Update 9th July, 2013

All of the poker media attention on the 9th of July in Las Vegas was pretty much all concentrated on the two day 2s happening in the Rio Casino. The two separate flights were both being run to allow the much bigger Day 2c to have enough room on Wednesday. The Open...

Canada Weekly Update – July 8

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will open in Coquitlam, British Columbia The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will be a brand new renovation of the old Boulevard Casino, in the city of Coquitlam, British Columbia (Metro Vancouver). The new 80,000 square foot casino will offer...

Australian Poker News 8 – 13 July

  Sapphire Series Main Event gets its winner   The uber popular Sapphire Series poker tournament hosted at the Crown Hotel and Casino, Perth, recently came to a conclusion with Eddie Setyanto taking home the title.   Who said the romantic poker story is...

Canada Poker News – June 17

PokerStars VIP Live Event in Vancouver on July 13 PokerStars has announced four VIP Club Live events in 2013, including a stop in Vancouver on July 13. The Live Event is a party open to all PokerStars players. In order to attend, a player must use FPP loyalty points....