POKER NEWS

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.

01 March 2016

Familiar Start For Eureka Poker Tour
Familiar Start For Eureka Poker Tour

The Eureka Poker Tour will kick off its sixth season tomorrow from King's Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic with a 22-event tournament series promising €1.5 million ($1.6 million) in total prizes.

PokerStars Exits Austria
PokerStars Exits Austria

After revealing last week that it will be launching an online poker offering for players in the American state of New Jersey from March 21, PokerStars has now exited the Austrian market due to regulatory changes.

CAPT Seefeld Trio Busts Out
CAPT Seefeld Trio Busts Out

Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker have premiered the penultimate video report covering the progress of their three online satellite qualifiers for the main event of the Seefeld stop of the Casinos Austria Poker Tour (CAPT).

29 February 2016

Unibet Open London-Bound
Unibet Open London-Bound

In order to better accommodate the schedules of players from across Europe, Unibet has announced that the next stop of its Unibet Open will take place in London beginning later this week.

American Poker Awards Triumph
American Poker Awards Triumph

The second annual American Poker Awards took place in California on Thursday evening and saw a raft of poker’s brightest talents including Mike Sexton and Daniel Negreanu honoured for their work.

CAPT Seefeld Coverage Continues
CAPT Seefeld Coverage Continues

Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are continuing a series of video reports concerning the progress of their three online satellite qualifiers at the Seefeld stop of the Casinos Austria Poker Tour (CAPT).