POKER NEWS

08 March 2016

Pius Heinz Back To Winning Ways
Pius Heinz Back To Winning Ways

German professional poker player Pius Heinz pocketed €44,814 ($49,597) in cash last week after taking down the €5,300 ($5,856) buy-in super high-roller event at the latest stop of the Eureka Poker Tour.

Baby Tartanian 8 Crowned Champ
Baby Tartanian 8 Crowned Champ

Software developers believe that we are edging ever closer to the creation of a ‘perfect poker bot’ after Baby Tartanian 8 won the latest instalment of the Annual Computer Poker Competition.

07 March 2016

Leaderboard Campaign Now On
Leaderboard Campaign Now On

Video poker, roulette and blackjack players are being offered the chance to win a share of $2,000 in cash thanks to a special leaderboard competition now on at Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes.

Poker History For Ying Lin Chua
Poker History For Ying Lin Chua

Malaysian poker player Ying Lin Chua secured a little piece of tournament history last week after taking down the largest freezeout competition ever to be held in the Asia-Pacific region.

David Shallow Triumphs In London
David Shallow Triumphs In London

English professional poker player David Shallow won the main event at the London stop of the Unibet Open over the weekend to bank £62,000 ($88,426) in cash.

Living The Dream Wraps Up
Living The Dream Wraps Up

Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker have released their final video report concerning the main event at the recent Seefeld stop of the Casinos Austria Poker Tour (CAPT).

03 March 2016

Nottingham Win For Edmund Yeung
Nottingham Win For Edmund Yeung

The third edition of the UK Poker Championships (UKPC) tournament series took place recently and saw Edmund Yeung walk away with its main event title and £210,000 ($296,027) in cash.

Itai Freiberger Promoted At 888
Itai Freiberger Promoted At 888

Online poker and casino operator 888 Holdings has promoted Itai Freiberger to the post of Chief Executive Officer with former boss Brian Mattingley stepping aside to become the firm’s Non-Executive Chairman.

02 March 2016

Phil Hellmuth Gets Political
Phil Hellmuth Gets Political

American Presidential candidate Donald Trump has rarely been far from the headlines recently but the outspoken businessman has now received a mention from one of the most unlikely of sources.

Swedish Court Spares ‘Bot’ Users
Swedish Court Spares ‘Bot’ Users

An appeals court in Sweden has overturned the fraud convictions of five people that allegedly designed a poker-playing ‘bot’ before using it to win some SEK2.5 million ($290,151) on SvenskaSpel.se.