Dragonwarior wins two SCOOP titles in one day

During the 2015 Spring Championship of Online Poker, there were several players who managed to snatch multiple titles, with Jason Mercier winning three in one week. Canada's dragonwarior has made an arugably even more impressive score, winning two big SCOOP events within a space of few hours.

GVC Holdings and Amaya make joint €1.5 billion offer for bwin.party

Just a few days ago, we have reported that 888 Holdings has submitted a draft for the purchase of bwin.party. One day later however, there was a new development in the bwin.party bidding/acquisition war, as GVC Holdings and Amaya have officially announced that they made an offer for the company.

Alec Torelli talks about his amazing fold on Poker Night In America

American pro Alec Torelli has recently talked about one of the hands he played on the TV show Poker Night In America. In the hand he folded a set without much hesitation after his opponent raised his flop bet. Check out the video and Torelli's great analysis below.

World Series of Zombies - Zombie/poker comic to be released during WSOP 2015

Chad Holloway has announced the release of a zombie/poker comic book at this year's WSOP entitled World Series of Zombies. According to the story, a zombie infection breaks out at the World Series of Poker and all hell breaks loose...

Jake Cody posts insane SCOOP hand on Instagram

Team PokerStars Pro Jake Cody was playing in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP), when the following hand happened.

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Amaya Q1 results - Rising blind games overtake cash games

Amaya Gaming has published the financial report of their 2015 Q1 results. Cash game revenues have dropped, while blind increase games, such as Spin & Gos are bringing in more than before.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom to stream 10 hour session Twitch

On May 27, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom will stream a 10 hour live session on Unibet Poker on Twitch for the first time ever. The young cash game specialist will play on No Limit Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha tables with buy-ins ranging from $50 to $400, so any players has the chance to battle the Swedish superstar.

888 Holdings looking to buy bwin.party

According to an official statement released on May 18, 888 Holdings is interested in buying bwin.party and has already submitted a draft regarding the business. 

Calvin "cal42688" Anderson wins 6th SCOOP title and breaks record

Calvin "cal42688" Anderson and Shaun "shaundeeb" Deeb both had a record five SCOOP titles when they reached the final table of the $2.100 Stud event. The finale was one of the strongest in SCOOP history with the players at the table having 13 SCOOP and 8 WCOOP titles combined. In the end cal42688 walked away with the title and $36.600 after defeating Dan "djk123" Kelly in heads-up.

Farid Yachou wins WPT Amsterdam for $239,000

Farid Yachou, a Moroccan-born restaurant owner who lives in the Netherlands has never played a live tournament before but that didn't stop him from defeating a tough final table on his way to winning the $239,000 first place prize.

Jason Mercier wins third SCOOP title in one week

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier won his third SCOOP title in a week, defeating a field of 398 in the Event #20-H $2.100 NLHE 4-max for $178,457. 

Vanessa Selbst in the Steve Harvey Show

On Monday, poker pro Vanessa Selbst appeared on the Steve Harvey Show's Female Ground Breakers episode, where she gave viewers a couple of tips for playing poker and played a couple of hands with Steve Harvey.

WPT Amsterdam - Joep van den Bijgaart in the lead, Anthony Zinno looking to become first ever 4-time champ

With 17 players entering before the start of Day 2, the WPT Amsterdam grew to 341 total entries, creating a first place prize of $239,000. By the end of the day Dutch player Joep van den Bijgaart built the biggest stack, but there are plenty of big names left in the tournament, including Sorel Mizzi, Steve O'Dwyer, Jason Wheeler (who won the €6,000 WPT Amsterdam High Roller a couple of days ago) and Anthony Zinno, who is looking to become the first 4-time WPT champion ever.

WPT Amsterdam - Giacomo Fundaro leads after Day 1

The World Poker Tour has visited Amsterdam for the first time ever, and the event seems to be a big success, with a total of 324 entries in the Main Event (which could still grow with registration open until the start of Day 2). WPT Mazagan champion Giacomo Fundaro built the biggest stack by the end of Day 1b, but there are plenty of other big names left in the field, including Sorel Mizzi, Dominik Nitsche, Steve O'Dwyer, Noah Boeken, Felix Stephensen and WPT Player of the Year Anthony Zinno.

SCOOP 2015 - 2 days, 2 titles for Jason Mercier

PokerStars Team Pro Jason Mercier started off the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) with a blast, winning two titles in two days. Other big names who made big scores in the Championship include Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz, €urop€an, Sorel "zangbezan24" Mizzi and Mohsin "chicagocards1" Charania.

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