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Canada Poker News – June 10

Mark Radoja Wins 2nd Bracelet in WSOP Heads-Up Event Guelph, Ontario-native Mark Radorja won his 2nd WSOP bracelet, winning Event #16, the $10,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em and taking home $258,960. Radoja defeated Don Nguyen heads up for the title, who earned...

Canada Poker News – June 2 – June 8

Benny Chen Wins 2013 WSOP Millionaire Maker Stratford, PEI native Benny Chen became the first ever winner of the WSOP Millionaire Maker tournament, defeating Michael Bennington heads up for a first place prize of $1,198,780. Chen outlasted a field of 6343 players on...

ESPN Reveals Scheduled Coverage of WSOP

Earlier this week, ESPN announced when it will air coverage of this year’s World Series of Poker.  The network also confirmed that Lon McEachern and Norman Chad will again exercise their knowledge and good humor while providing commentary for ESPN. In addition...

Introducing Face Up Gaming

After four years of development, Face Up Gaming introduced its subscription-based poker website, FaceUpGaming.com, on April 1st of this year.  Players are welcome to join the site for free or they have the option of paying a monthly fee of $24.95 for a Gold...

Kirk Caldwell Wins WSOP 2011 Event #32

Events that generate real column inches at the WSOP usually involve big pros making the final table. Sometimes, amid stories of Mercier’s second and Hellmuth’s close shave, the success of an ordinary man or woman can be overshadowed. Kirk Caldwell is just such a...

Aaron Steury Wins WSOP 2011 Event #16

HORSE is definitely the best name for a poker format. Comprised of five different variations – Hold’em, Omaha, Razz, Stud, and Omaha Hi/Lo – it also happens to be the most comprehensive test of skills available at the World Series. Usually an excursion for...

Sean Getzwiller Wins WSOP 2011 Event #8

If there’s one big positive to take from this year’s World Series of Poker, it’s that attendance figures have been on the rise. The dark days of Black Friday might take some credit, but the overall message is that poker in United States is far from...

GoDaddy.com Sponsors 2011 WSOP

The World Series of Poker has announced GoDaddy.com as their premier sponsor for the 42nd running of their tournament series. Known for their risque commercials and marketing, Go Daddy is the internet’s largest web hosting service and domain name registrar....

WSOP 2011 Main Event: Time to Make History

For everyone in the world who loves poker, there’s nothing like the World Series of Poker Main Event, held each year in Las Vegas. It’s the most prestigious tournament that can be won. The Main Event Champion is the most coveted title in all of poker. The...

Top 5 Poker Disappointments

Poker is a game of ups and downs. Bankroll swings and bad beats. One minute you could be raking in a big pot, the next, your access to U.S. Poker sites could be shut down. The past few days have undeniably been a low point in the long history of the game, so what...

Onyx Cup Canceled, WSOP Still to Air

After last week’s out and out destruction of the US online poker scene, several highly anticipated televised events are finding themselves on the cutting room floor. Foremost among these programs is the Onyx Cup, a series under the sponsorship of Full Tilt....

Top 8 Poker Fights

In honour of Todd Brunson’s twitter campaign this past week, let’s take a look at some of the most thrilling poker confrontations ever caught on camera. In case you missed it, Todd began tweeting on Friday about a fist fight between himself and Shawn...

Top 10 WSOP Main Event Winners

Each and every grinder, every nearly-man, every five-time bracelet winner, there’s one thing they want above all else: To win the World Series of Poker. Only a select group of players have actually done it. Gathered here today is a list of my favourite Main...

Top 5 WSOP Bad Beats

We all remember them, the huge bad beats that we saw on television. As much as they suck on your computer at home, or in cash games with a friend, they have to suck 10x more on cable television. Today, I’ve picked out five of the worst bad beats in the history...

Casears Bringing WSOP to Italy

Caesars Interactive Entertainment, the online subsidiary of Casears Entertainment Corporation, will be marketing the WSOP in Italy after signing a deal with Microgame SpA. The WSOP is a series of poker tournaments sponsored by Caesar’s Entertainment Corporation....

World Series of Poker Main Event Airs Today!

The World Series of Poker is the tournament every poker player dreams about playing. This year, 7,319 players registered for the tournament to make that dream come true; it was the second largest field in WSOP history. ESPN was there to capture all the poker glory on...

The November Nine is Set!

The “November Nine” for the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event have been decided. After battling through a field of 7,319 players who each ponied up $10,000 for the chance to win the $8.9 million first prize, only nine players remain for the final table...

Eastgate Steps Back From Poker

In a surprising move this week, Peter Eastgate has announced that he will be stepping away from poker. Just twenty months after bursting into the poker limelight, the young pro has made the decision that soul-searching and introspection are called for in his life,...

WSOP Player Caught Stealing, Banned for Life

There are two ways to steal money at a poker tournament: with guns, like in the recent German poker heist, or with sleight of hand, like this week in the World Series of Poker. Instead of prison, the thief now faces a humiliating lifetime ban. In the third level of...

World Series of Poker Starts Today

For professionals and poker fans around the world, the start of the WSOP in Vegas today marks the beginning of the greatest tournaments that the poker world has to offer. The series kicks off with the $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship, an event designed for...

Fish Filled Tables at Bodog

While the pro’s are away, the fish will play. Or so Bodog is hoping to convince you. With most of the game’s heaviest hitters duking it out in Vegas, the online tables will never be softer. As long as the World Series of Poker is going on, most of the...

WSOP Prize Packages at bwin

For players and fans of poker, there is no greater or more prestigious game than the World Series of Poker Main Event. From now until June 20th, you can qualify to win a $15,000 Main Event package at bwin and earn your chance to play with the pros. bwin, a member of...

Tournament of Champions Returns at 2010 WSOP

The World Series of Poker is always coming up with new ideas and formats to keep the yearly poker mecca fresh and exciting. Alongside a raft of new features for the 2010 WSOP, an old favorite is set to re-take the stage. The WSOP Tournament of Champions will have it’s...