Mississippi Grind - New poker movie coming in September

The two leading roles are played by Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn and according to early reviews both of their performances are fantastic, some have even called it Reynolds' best role of his career. 

 

2016 Aussie Millions schedule released

As soon as the 2015 WSOP finished, the Aussie MIllions released their 2016 schedule. The series will run between January 13 - February 1 with a total of 24 events, including several big buy-in events, such as the $100,000 Challenge and the $250,000 Challenge.

Global Poker Index raises $5 million funding to sportify poker

The parent company of the Global Poker Index (GPI) has announced that they have acquired a total of $5 million from various investors which they will use to promote poker as a sport. GPI CEO Alex Dreyfus stated that they have big goals and are working on creating a new poker boom.

Isildur1 on $1 million upswing

Viktor ''Isildur1'' Blom is famous for his insane swings and between July 17-19 he went on a huge run once again, winning $1 million in the high stakes PLO and 2-7 Triple Draw games.

Top streamers to battle in Twitch Cash Game

On July 20 - 21, poker fans will be able to witness some of the most popular poker streamers on Twitch battling each other in a massive live cash game. The line-up includes Jason Somervlle, Daniel Negreanu, Bertrand ''ElkY'' Grospellier, Jamie Staples, Maria Ho and more.

888 Holdings buys bwin.party for £898 million

After several months of negotiations bwin.party has finally been sold. For a while it seemed like GVC Holdings/Amaya are going to be the new owners, but 888 Holdings swooped in with a massive £898 million offer in the last second and acquired the company.

Meet the November Nine!

In today's article we are going to introduce the nine players who made the final table at the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event. The field is versatile, with well-known pros, upcoming regulars and a CEO battling it out for the $7,680,021 first place prize.

WSOP 2015 - Joe McKeehen leads the November Nine, Negreanu finishes in 11th place

27 players returned for Day 7 of the World Series of Poker Main Event, the goal for the day was to play down to the final table. Joe ''dude904'' McKeehen built a huge stack and Pierre Neuville and Max Steinberg also made the final table, while Daniel Negreanu barely missed it, finishing in 11th place.

Igor Kurganov on the Poker Life Podcast

Igor Kurganov is one of the most accomplished tournament players on the planet with over $9 million in live tournament earnings and countless High Roller final tables. The Russian player recently went on the Poker Life Podcast (hosted by Joe ''ChicagoJoey'' Ingram) where he talked about the live high stakes tournament scene, effective altruism and more.

WSOP 2015 Main Event - Thomas Kearney leads final 27, Negreanu, Holz and Morgenstern still alive

69 players returned for Day 6 of the $10,000 buy-in World Series of Poker Main Event, the chipleader was Poker Hall of Fame nominee Pierre Neuville, but Daniel Negreanu, Steve Gross, Toby Lewis, Fedor ''CrownUpGuy'' Holz, Justin Bonomo, Brian Hastings and Max Steinberg were also still in. By the end of the day the field dwindled to 27 players, the biggest stack belongs to Thomas Kearney and several of the big names also advanced.

WSOP 2015 Main Event - Pierre Neuville in the lead after Day 5

On Sunday 237 players returned to the Rio Hotel and Casino for Day 5 of the World Series of Poker Main Event and the field was stacked with the biggest names of the game. The chipleader was Joe McKeehen and Daniel Negreanu, Brian Hastings, John Racener, Justin Bonomo, Jake Cody and Antonio Esfandiari were all still in the hunt for the $7,680,021 first place prize. By the end of the day only 69 players remained, the biggest stack belongs to Belgian poker legend Pierre Neuville, but Brian Hastings, Anton Morgenstern, Daniel Negreanu, Mark Kroon, Toby Lewis and Fedor ''CrownUpGuy'' Holz also made it to Day 6.

WSOP 2015 - David Jackson bags biggest stack on Day 2C, Hellmuth and Negreanu advance to Day 3

WSOP 2015 - David Jackson bags biggest stack on Day 2C, Hellmuth and Negreanu advance to Day 3 A massive field of 2,765 players started Day 2C of the WSOP Main Event and after 10 hours of play more than 1,000 players were eliminated, including Phil Ivey, Bertrand ''ElkY'' Grospellier, Anthony Zinno and former champions Peter Eastgate and Jamie Gold. American player David Jackson built the biggest stack, but Daniel Negreanu, Joe Hachem, Phil Hellmuth and Ryan Riess also advanced to Day 3.

WSOP 2015 - Amar Anand builds biggest stack on Day 2AB

470 survivors from Day 1A and 1,154 survivors from Day 1B sat together for Day 2AB of the World Series of Poker $10,000 Main Event. By the end of the day only 650 players were left standing, the biggest stack belongs to Amar Anand, but Will Molson, Brian Hastings, Jake Cody and Fedor Holz also have plenty of chips.

Poker EM Velden 2015 to kick off on July 15

The Casinos Austria group is once again organizing the unofficial European Championship of poker, the Poker EM. This time around the championship will be held in Casino Velden between July 15 - 26 with 12 tournaments and a wide range of buy-in levels.

Soulja Boy founds World Poker Fund Holdings

The American rapper has stated that he wants bring poker to the masses and founded the World Poker Fund Holdings company to do so. The WPFH will be involved in the making of TV shows and will organize live tournaments as well as online play money tournaments. Once online poker is legalized in California, WPFH plans to open a real money online poker site aswell.

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