Sylvain Loosli wins EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller

Sylvain Loosli made an incredible comeback from just 4 big blinds to win the EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller for more than €1.2 million! He defeated an extremely tough final table that included Dzmitry Urbanovich, Christoph Vogelsang, JC Alvarado and Steve O'Dwyer amongst others.

Stephen Chidwick leads record breaking €50,000 Super High Roller after Day 1

The EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller kicked off on Saturday with a huge field, by the end of the day there were a total of 93 entries (81 players and 12 reentries) which is already bigger than last years 77 total entries, and the registration is still open until the start of Day 2! Stephen Chidwick built the biggest stack, but Mike McDonald, Christoph Vogelsang and Steve O'Dwyer have also advanced to Day 2.

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open 2015 - Omar Zazay wins Main Event for $1 million, Dan Colman finishes in 3rd

Daniel ''mrgr33n13'' Colman had the chiplead for most of the final table but in the end he couldn't defend his SHRPO Main Event title from last year.

Jungleman loses $5 million in Manila high stakes games

Daniel ''jungleman'' Cates recently visited Manila, taking a shot in the high stakes game and according to his Twitter post, he lost 38 million HKD, which roughly equals $5,000,000.

Changes on the European Poker Tour

The EPT recently announced a list of small/medium changes to the series that will go into action with the launch of Season 12 next week in Barcelona. The first card of the deck rule has been removed, laptops are now allowed at the table and several events will be played with four-color decks.

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EPT Malta schedule released

The Malta stop of the European Poker Tour debuted last season with huge success and the organizers are trying to top it this year with an even bigger poker festivel. Between October 20 - 31 players can participate in a total of 76 tournaments.

PokerKaiser leads PocketFives online MTT leaderboard for 14 weeks

The last time we witnessed such a long reign was between the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 when Cal ''cal42688'' Anderson occupied the throne for 22 weeks. Nicolas ''PokerKaiser'' Fierro's run is already the 8th longest ever.

WPT Choctaw Main Event - Darren Elias eyes third WPT title

Darren Elias is a World Poker Tour beast, having won back to back titles last year and making several other deep runs since. Now he is looking to join the elite club of three-time WPT winners, but has tough competition to face, as Jake Schindler, winner of the $25,000 PCA High Roller is also amongst the final 6 players of the final table.

durrrr challenge 2 set to finish in 9 months according to Dan ''Jungleman12'' Cates

In a new forum post, Daniel Cates announced that the durrrr challenge 2 is set to to continue and will be finished in 9 months. We'll see...

Dany Parlafes makes fold of the year

Romanian player Dany Parlafes folded the second nuts on the river against Ognyan Dimov in the heads-up of EPT Deuville and many players have called it the best laydown of the year. Check out the hand and Rainer Vollmar's (poker player and poker journalist) analysis of the hand below!

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.

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