WSOPE kicks off on Thursday

The World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) will run between October 8 - 24 with 10 bracelet events at the Spielbank casino in Berlin. The highlight events are the €10,450 buy-in Main Event and the €25,600 High Roller tournaments.

Partypoker levels playing field by banning HUDs and seat script softwares

Partypoker has announced that as a part of the Poker for the People campaign, they are banning the use of Heads-Up Display (HUD) and seat script softwares in the room.

First four 2015 WSOP Main Event episodes now online in HD!

The long awaited ESPN coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event has been put online in High Definition, check out how Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari and others are trying to navigate the minefield that is the Main Event!

PokerKaiser wins 20th Triple Crown

Nicolas ''PokerKaiser'' Fierro is slowly catching up to Chris ''Moorman1'' Moorman, having caputred his 20th Triple Crown last week. The requirement for the Triple Crown title is to win 3 tournaments that have at least 100 entrants and $10,000 prizepool in three different rooms.

Maria Ho to host Poker Central Twitch stream

The new 24/7 poker TV channel, Poker Central has announced that they are launching a Poker Central Live stream on Twitch with one of the most accomplished female players in todays game, Maria Ho.

Unibet eSports Battle Royale - Live Sit n' Go with the top gamers of the world

The best Warcraft III, Starcraft II, DOTA2, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and Counter Strike players in the world battled in a live SNG as a part of a promotional event at Unibet Open Cannes. In the past year the online streaming service Twitch has virtually exploded, there are thousands of online poker players and gamers streaming their gameplay 24/7 and Unibet tried to bring the two groups closer together.

Beware of the new spyware that targets poker players!

ESET, one of the biggest names in the antivirus market has announced that they have discovered a new spyware called Win32/Spy.Odlanor. The Trojan is especially dangerous for online poker players at PokerStars and Full Tilt.

John Juanda was too busy with high-stakes fitness prop bets to play poker

John Juanda disappeared from the live tournament circuit in the summer of 2014, only to return with a bang by winning the EPT Barcelona Main Event for more than €1 million! In a recent interview he talked about a couple of fitness prop bets that kept him away from the tables since last summer.

The biggest pot of the year - Isildur1 vs WithColor

Viktor ''Isildur1'' Blom and Sean ''WithColor'' Rafael have been battling each other at the $200/400 Pot Limit Omaha tables for weeks and the duel resulted in the biggest cash game pot of the year so far. The $365,895 pot was shipped to Isildur1, check out the details and analysis of the hand below!

Player steals chips from friend as a joke, gets excluded from final table

Gaetano Preite could have started the final table of the People's Poker Tour (PPT) Malta as the chip leader, but instead he was disqualified from the tournament after he stole some chips from fellow player and close friend Nicola Luigi Abrusci as a prank. Preite took the chips, went to the rail to take a photo with them, but by the time he was done the remaining chips of the finalists have already been bagged. Preite immediately reported what has happened to the tournament director, who decided to exclude him from the final table, check out the details below!

The bidding war is over, GVC Holdings is the official buyer

The board of directors has accepted the £1,16 billion offer of GVC Holdings and as a result 888 Holdings announced that they have withdrawn their offer for the company. With that, the most exciting online gambling acquisition of the summer is officially a done deal!

High Stakes August - Isildur1 wins $2,7 million

Viktor ''Isildur1'' Blom continued his hot streak from July (he was the biggest winner with $251,572 in profit) and finished as the biggest winner of August with more than $2.7 million in profit!

John Juanda wins largest EPT event ever for more than €1 million

John Juanda defeated the record-breaking field of 1,694 players to claim the EPT Barcelona Main Event title and more than €1 million. This was the third biggest score of Juandas career and the win put him into 9th place on the all-time tournament money list.

PaddyPower and Betfair announce huge merger

The deal has not been finalized yet, but if the two companies merge, the result will be the biggest gambling company in the UK with an estimated value of £5 billion.

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.

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