Poker Night In America - First 2 episodes available for viewing

 

CBS Sports Networks scheduled to release their new pokershow, called Poker Night in America on June 29. The show airs every sunday at 22:00 (East Coast time) for 26 weeks, until December

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Negreanu turns 40, could be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year

The PokerStars pro Daniel Negreanu is celebrating his 40th birthday this weekend, this means he will be eligible to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. The nominations are now open!

Amaya Games now available on Full Tilt

Amaya Gaming Group, the company who bought Rational Group (the owners of Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars) has integrated their casino gaming system platform into the Full Tilt Poker platform.

PokerStars Reverses FPP Satellite Changes

 The reason was that they encountered technical problems on the mobile client, and it also had a negative effect on the VIP Rewards value.

 

The Macau High Stakes Community vs Guy Laliberte

This year's One Drop was the most anticipated event of the year, partly because a group of Macau high stakes players were scheduled to come to Vegas and join the one Drop, and the huge cash games. However, they were absent, and the reason is quite interesting.If rumors are true, the "Macau Boys" decided to skip the event because of an argument with One Drop founder and billionaire Guy Laliberté.

Pokerstars Protégé Promotion - Give yourself a chance to learn from the best and participate in the WCOOP Main Event

After the start of the MicroMillions tournament series, Pokerstars has revealed yet another exciting opportunity for tournament players.

MicroMillions starts today

Now, that the WSOP buzz is winding down, the players are once again focusing on the online action. The Full Tilt Online Poker Series in August will be the hunting ground for the mid-high stakes players, but before that, PokerStars' MicroMillions poker series are here for all the micro and small stakes players.

 

Paul Phua arrested in Las Vegas for illegal bookmaking

 

Paul Phua, Richard Yong, and 6 other Malaysian and Chinese businessmen were arrested by the FBI this weekend, on the charges of facilitating a multi-million dollar illegal sports betting operation. Darren Wai Kit Phua, Phua's son was also arrested.

Johannes Strassman disappeared under the influence of drugs in Ljubljana

 

The recently passed German professional poker player has ingested hallucinogenic substances on the night of the disappearance, the Slovenian police revealed after they got the results of the autopsy.
 

Phil Hellmuth: Don't try to bluff the billionaires!

 

 

Phil Hellmuth has been playing home games in the San Francisco Bay Area for years, but the billionaire friends he plays with are not making his life any easier. As Hellmuth puts it, these guys are very smart, it's no coincidence they managed to acquire hundreds of millions or billions of dollars.

WSOP Main Event: Jacobson leads final 27, Newhouse looking for second Main Event FT

 When play concluded at the end of Day 6 at the WSOP Main Event, only 27 players were left standing (sitting), and leading them is tournament poker legend Martin Jacobson.

Pamela Anderson divorces Big One finalist Rick Salomon, Jean-Robert Bellande arrested

This year's Big One for One Drop at the WSOP was without a doubt a dramatic event. The huge buyin, Daniel Colman's controversial decision to not give a winners interview, and Daniel Negreanu's runner-up finish which put him on the top of the all time money-list created a big buzz around the event. However, not everyone from the One Drop field was as lucky as the two Daniels who got to heads up.

Rick Salomon at the One Drop
 

 

Neymar Couldn't Watch 1-7, Played Poker Instead

The media across the world reported that the currently injured Brazilian striker Neymar couldn't watch Team Brazil's humiliating defeat against Germany through, instead, he went and played some poker.

Neymar

Negreanu's Two Cents on Dan Colman's Controversy

As I reported, HUSNG legend Dan 'mrgr33n13' Colman won the WSOP $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop. He defeated Daniel Negreanu for the $15,306,668 first prize and the golden bracelet.

Dan Colman
Dan Colman "posing with his money" then leaving the place quicker than a bank robber
-according to the Las Vegas Sun

However, after the victory Colman stated that he will not talk to the media, and will not pose for photos with his winning cards and prize. He later added the reason on 2+2 forums: he would not like to advertise a game that destroys lives, and is comparable to alcohol, drugs, or cigarette.

WSOP 2014 Little One - Dubinskyy Wins, Driscoll Lucky Runner-Up

The WSOP Event #62 The $1.111 Little One for One Drop kicked off on July 2. 4,496 entrants sat down at the tables on day 1A and 1B, generating a prize pool of $4,046,400. The participation is slightly below last year's, when 4,756 players entered. Eventually, Igor Dubinskyy defeated

Igor Dubinskyy
Igor Dubinskyy, winner of the Little One tourney

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