Tag: poker news

Jan 22 2022

Quan Tran Wins 2022 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Main Event

Quan Tran is the latest WSOPC main event winner after emerging victorious in the 2022 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw $1,700 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event . The tournament attracted 1,411 entries and had a prize pool of $2,137,665. His first-place finish earned him $336,412 and the...

Jan 18 2022

Unibet Poker MTT Winter Festival to start from Jan 17

It’s January - the winter is in its full bloom, and the soonest it can go away seems to be by spring. After the New Year festivities, the home suddenly looks boring and if you are looking for a perfect way to spend your time indoors, Unibet Poker has announced the MTT Winter Festival. A perfect way to keep yourself warm is by...

Jan 15 2022

Run It Once closes shop

The Run It Once online poker site is no more. Phil Galfond’s online poker outfit has called in quits and it will no longer offer services to international players. Even though the poker outfit was designed to compete with large players such as PokerStars, its existence in the international market is not an indicator of failure. The outfit...

Jan 13 2022

January 2022 live poker fest: Full schedule

2021 has been a very unpredictable year for live poker courtesy of the Covid 19 outbreak. Apart from the WSOP 2021 and a few other tournaments, most events were either held online entirely or postponed altogether. However, a first glance at the 2022 schedule without a doubt alludes to an action-packed year. To kick off 2022, January has a plethora of high-profile live...

Jan 09 2022

The Global Poker Awards Return after Covid Break

The onset condition of the COVID-19 has not only shaken the entire world but also forced the poker universe into lockdown. This included the shutting down of the great and good’s achievements called the glitzy ceremony of The Global Poker Awards. But the good news is now back! With everything seemingly going back to normal all over the world, the official announcement has...

Jan 06 2022

Poker Player Gets into a Physical Brawl with a Dealer in Houston

While poker can be a game with a lot of ups and downs related to luck, it sometimes leads to long-lasting grudges inducing revenge. Things can sure get a little heated when it comes to tough poker spots. And that is exactly what happened when a well-known poker professional got into a physical brawl with another poker player. The rumors of the incident...

Dec 31 2021

PokerStars New COVID Refund Policy

Over the past two years, COVID has taken center stage in almost every aspect of our lives. The entertainment industry has not been spared, especially the poker community. During the first few months after the emergence of Covid 19, most countries shut down completely, obliterating live poker in the process. Players were forced to either play online or quit playing altogether. After community...

Dec 29 2021

Takeouts from the World Series of Poker 2021

Are you a poker enthusiast in search of the greatest and richest online game in the history of poker? Then you bet there is one that dates back to 51 years and has been existing since 1970. The year 2021 marks the 52nd Anniversary of The World Series of Poker (WSOP). This is the largest and the most esteemed live gaming event in...

Dec 23 2021

Justin Bonomo Tops All-Time Money List with $100K High Roller Win

A professional American high-stakes poker player and the winner of several events such as PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and Super High Roller Bowls has taken the poker world by surprise by making the headlines once again. This is none other than Justin Bonomo who participated in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Five Diamond Poker Classic among 18 competitors and played the $100,000 High Roller...

Dec 18 2021

Henry Orenstein, a poker hall of famer, passes away at 98

It is a bad day for the poker community. Henry Orenstein, an inventor and poker hall of famer, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 98. Apart from being an ardent inventor, Henry Orenstein's contribution to poker cannot be understated. Way before the poker boom, Orenstein invented the Hole card cam which is an integral component of modern-day poker television. Orenstein was...

Dec 11 2021

Top Bloggers to Follow During the Winter Poker Season

In the world of poker, players are always on the lookout for amazing tips and tactics not only to advance our poker knowledge but also to learn some excellent tricks that will bring us to the top of our game. Some players also desire good poker reads to satisfy their craving for all kinds of new and updated poker information. But the only...

Nov 26 2021

LittleMonk: Satellite Ticket to a Super Million$ title

In “from grass to grace “ fashion, Littlemonk was able to turn a satellite ticket into a Super Million$ title. The Dutch poker player is now one of the several players to win such a prestigious title. However, the fact that he bought in using a satellite ticket, makes his victory even more remarkable. Interestingly, LittleMonk earned his ticket after emerging victorious in...

Nov 09 2021

Suprema Poker Support

Want to profit from the newest poker app on the market? Then you're in luck -- AHC now supports Suprema Poker! About Suprema Poker The app was launched at the end of October 2021. If you've tried playing on PPPoker before...

Nov 03 2021

WSOP Announces 2021 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame nominees Customary, the main event conclusion is celebrated by inducting new member/s to the poker hall of fame. However, prior to the announcement, qualified players or poker personalities are first shortlisted. Then the nominees are considered by 32 living poker hall of famers to determine the most eligible Hall-of-Famer. However, the 32-member panel is not...

Nov 02 2021

Scott Ball Wins 2021 $5,000 Six-Max No-Limit Hold’em Event for $562,667

Scott Ball emerged victorious in the 2021 World Series of Poker $5,000 no- limit hold’em six-max event for $562,667. This was Ball’s largest cash prize throughout his poker career. In fact, he is not known for his poker prowess but for heralding a new poker streaming age. He helped establish the Twitch Poker channel and run the channel for several years. However, even though...

Oct 29 2021

Phil Hellmuth wins 16th WSOP gold bracelet – extends record

As the 2021 World Series of Poker nears conclusion, one man, in particular, is all smiles. Phil Hellmuth has now won a total of 16 WSOP bracelets after bagging one more bracelet on Oct 17. Hellmuth won the $1,500 buy-in no-limit deuce-to-seven lowball event for $84,851 and the prestigious WSOP bracelet. He has now cemented himself as one of the best, if not...

Oct 28 2021

Michael Addamo won $50,000 no-limit hold’em eight-max event

Michael Addamo won the high roller $50,000 no-limit hold’em eight-max event after defeating Justin Bonomo in heads up. This recent win is his third on the WSOP scene. A month ago, Addamo won the 2021 Super High Roller Bowl for $3.4 million. Cumulatively, in 2021 alone, Addamo has...

Oct 27 2021

Will you be the next PokerStars streaming sensation?

PokerStars is offering a golden chance to individuals who would like to be the next streaming partner to join the likes of Fintan Hand, Lex Veldhuis, and Ben Spragg. Contrary to what many may think, you don’t necessarily have to be a professional poker player to become the next PokerStars streaming sensation. Instead, you only need to display a basic understanding of poker...

Oct 22 2021

Man, Tom Hammers, enters WSOP Ladies Event for Charity

Customary, World Series of Poker has an event each year to cater women poker players dubbed the “WSOP Ladies Event”. However, over the past years, several men have crashed the event, some even reaching the final table. This year, Tom Hammers entered the WSOP Ladies Event. Hammers, however, had good intentions. He had planned to donate all his winnings to womens’ charities. Even...

Oct 20 2021

Phil Hellmuth erupts at a WSOP Final Table. Did he take it too far?

Phil Hellmuth is known for his trademark tirade on the felt when things don’t go his way. He even has a suiting nickname, “poker Brat”, to show for it. However, some of his outbursts are borderline bullying, not to mention the accompanying vulgarity. Recently, Hellmuth's vulgar outburst was so bad that it necessitated WSOP tournament officials to intervene. It happened during the...

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