French victory in EPT high roller competition

December 16, 2018

A last minute decision to enter a satellite poker tournament in the European Poker Tour series currently running in Prague ended in a celebration for French poker pro Corentin Ropert this weekend as he claimed the main prize of Euro 277,560 in the Euro 25,000 buy-in Single-Day High Roller event. The win, Robrt’s best yet, […]

Melbourne poker pro takes down high roller event in Sydney

December 14, 2018

Young Melbourne poker pro Luke Martinelli scored the biggest live tourney pay-day of his career this week in claiming the A$356,250 main prize in the A$20,000 buy-in High Roller competition at the WSOP International Circuit The Star Sydney. The event attracted a field of 50 entries. Although he started the final day’s play as chip […]

Austrian ace Elbinger wins euro 653,000 main prize in European Poker Tour event

December 13, 2018

Austrian poker pro Matthias Elbinger banked a further Euro 653,000 in career earnings this week in taking down the Euro 50,000 buy-in PokerStars’ European Poker Tour competition in Prague, an event that attracted 40 entries from quality international players. Elbinger’s big win – his third this year – brings his career earnings from live tourney […]

Pokerstars puts $85 million in tournament guarantees under the Christmas tree 

December 13, 2018

PokerStars is offering two weeks of holiday action this Christmas, investing $85 million across a range of activities and online action. The Winter Series kicks off festivities on December 23, 2018 and runs until January 7, 2019. During that time, the signature Winter Series alone will award a guaranteed $40 million. The 16-day schedule features […]

Turkish player secures euro 125,330 in his first live tourney win

December 10, 2018

Turkish player Akim Tuna scored his first live tournament win over the weekend, taking home the Euro 125,330 main prize in the Euro 10,300 buy-in 2018 PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague NLHE event against a quality field of 38 entries. Despite a final table that included aces like Davidi Kitai and Daniel Dvoress, the Turkish […]

Irish Poker Open details released

December 8, 2018

The organisers of the Irish Poker Open have released details of the next edition, which is scheduled for 15-22 April 2019 and is to be hosted by the prestigious Dublin hotel, Citywest. The buy-in for this event will remain at Euro 1,025 plus Euro 125, and the festival will once again feature a full schedule […]

Multi-million dollar win for poker champ

December 7, 2018

Portugal’s Manuel “Sheparentao” Ruivo, living in the Netherlands, is the 2018 partypoker MILLIONS Online champion, an accolade that came with a $2,329,943 first-place prize following a heads-up deal with Pim “ForMatherRussia” de Goede. Twenty-nine players returned to the partypoker tables on 5 December, each guaranteed $65,505 for their efforts. Once the eight-handed final table was […]

French victory in Pokerstars Korea competition

December 3, 2018

The PokerStars Live Asia Jeju Red Dragon kicked off in Korea this week with French pro Romain Arnaud (33) winning the $54,000 buy-in Super High Roller competition after besting a field of 44 entries that created a prize pool worth $2.25 million…the largest such pool yet for a PokerStars event in Korea. Arnaud’s $668.000 pay […]

Dutch journalist takes down Master Classics of Poker Main Event

December 1, 2018

Dutch journalist, TV host and poker fan Alberto Stegeman showcased his considerable talent for competitive tournament poker Friday by taking down the  27th edition of the Euro 4,300 buy-in Master Classics of Poker Main Event in Amsterdam for Euro 240,183 After some intense three-handed action resulted in the elimination of online cash game expert Teuns […]

Moldavian poker pro wins WPT Rock ‘n Roll Open

November 29, 2018

Pavel Plesuv (30), a poker pro from Moldova now resident in the Czech Republic, continued to enjoy a run of successful action at the $3,500 buy-in World Poker Tour Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open  this week, besting a field of 898 to claim the main prize of $504, 820. The big win brings Plesuv’s […]