Live Poker Tournaments Continue To Thrive In 2017

Categories: Poker News
Posted on: 20th February 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The popularity of live poker tournaments is expected to increase through 2017 as a number of poker operators have come up with interesting changes and new events to bring more excitement to the game of poker. Several recent changes like the revamp of PokerStars’ live events program has resulted in players gaining access to a…

Poker Events Ideal For Networking Among Singapore Start-Ups

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Posted on: 15th February 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

A game of poker has become the favoured networking activity for start-ups in Singapore as entrepreneurs look to mix business and fun according to Vulcan Post, a high-tech news site there. Taking note of the growing trend, Vulcan Post (VP) decided to host a poker-cum-networking event to explore its potential for such objectives. The friendly…

WNYPC To Make A Return to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino

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Posted on: 13th February 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is gearing up to host the 2017 Western New York Poker Challenge again this year. It is scheduled to run through from March 31 to April 10. The headline event for Western New York Poker Challenge (WNYPC) is the $1,000 WNYPC Main Event which will have a guarantee of…

PokerStars Announces New Stops For Its Live Poker Events

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Posted on: 9th February 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

PokerStars has announced more stops for the 2017 PokerStars Festival and Championship tours. The new stops will be in Spain, Chile, the Philippines, South Korea, and Uruguay. The early stops are at in Panama and the Czech Republic during the month of March and thereon in April the tour will hit South Korea, Macau and…

Borgata Agrees To Advance Edge-Sorting Case Against Ivey

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Posted on: 2nd February 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has submitted a response to poker pro Phil Ivey’s motion filed last week, the latest development in the long-standing legal battle between it and poker legend Phil Ivey. The Atlantic City casino’s response states that it agrees with Ivey that a final judgement should be passed by the judge…

New Jersey Warns Trump To Not Invoke Online Poker Ban

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Posted on: 27th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

President Donald Trump was sworn in officially just a few days ago and has a number of important agenda that his team needs to be addressed in the coming weeks. Legislators in New Jersey are wasting no time in highlighting their concerns and requesting the Trump Administration to take notice. New Jersey legislators want to…

Australian Poker Players To Protest Online Poker Shutdown

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Posted on: 25th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

Australian poker players are getting together to save online poker sites from being shut down due to the introduction of a recent amendment to the gaming bill. The players have created a new body in an attempt to highlight the concerns of the poker players to the government The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 will…

888poker Withdraws From Australia And Slovenia Markets

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Posted on: 17th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The world’s second largest poker site 888poker has pulled out from the Australian market, becoming the first major online operator to announce its exit from the grey market. An email sent to registered Australian players informed them that with effect from Jan 16 they would not be able to access the site. In a statement,…

Dominik Nitsche Talks About Upcoming 888poker XL Series

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Posted on: 10th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

888poker ambassador Dominik Nitsche who took the third place in the 2016 edition of Super XL Series is gearing up for the 2017 edition of the tournament that will begin Jan. 19 and run until Jan 31. The 2016 XL Series was the biggest tournament that Nitsche had won in his career and brought him…

MSPT And The Venetian Partner For First-Ever Poker Bowl

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Posted on: 4th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) and the Venetian casino in Las Vegas are joining hands to host the first-ever annual ‘Poker Bowl‘ as a run up event to this year’s Super Bowl LI. The $1,100 buy-in tournament will be held from February 2 – 4, 2017 and features an exciting $300,000 guarantee and will have…