Jun 21, 2015 |

World Poker Tour Sold to Ourgame for $35 Million

After nearly six years in the bwin.party portfolio, the World Poker Tour has new ownership. Ourgame, a social gaming company out of Beijing, has purchased WPT Enterprises Inc. for $35 million US. “World Poker Tour is unquestionably the global leader in organizing world-class poker events, and we are very proud to acquire one of the world’s greatest brands,” […]

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May 29, 2015 |

World Poker Tour Announces First Half of Season XIV Schedule

The World Poker Tour announced on Friday the first half of the Season XIV schedule with familiar stops like the Borgata, the Bellagio and the Bike, and they mixed in a few new stops for the tour. “During Season XIII, we celebrated the historic achievement of players like Darren Elias and Hublot WPT Player of […]

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Apr 9, 2015 |

BLUFF POWER 20 #6 – #10: Daniel Negreanu Maintains Top 10 Spot

POKER’S MOST INFLUENTIAL Each year BLUFF polls poker industry leaders from around the world in an attempt to measure and rank the people who are influencing the game and industry today. The ballots are collected and tabulated to produce the BLUFF POWER 20. The list has become an annual source of discussion and debate within the industry and now, ten years after […]

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Aug 28, 2014 |

WPT Alpha8 Announces Third Stop for Season II in St. Kitts

The world of super high roller tournaments grew again with the addition of a third stop on Season II of the WPT Alpha8 tour. The $100,000 buy-in event takes place November 2 with Bill Perkins hosting the event at the Royal Beach Casino and Christophe Harbour. The exclusive event has a 48-player cap with a […]

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May 28, 2014 |

World Poker Tour Releases First Half of Season XIII Schedule

The World Poker Tour is headed back to New Jersey. And Canada. And South Africa. And Florida. And Las Vegas. On Wednesday the first nine stops on the Season XIII schedule was announced with more than a slew full of familiar stops. “Coming off a very successful Season XII highlighted by some record-setting numbers and […]

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Apr 29, 2014 |

WPT and DSPT Form Combined WPTDeepStacks ‘Mid-Major’ Tour

The World Poker Tour and the DeepStacks Poker Tour announced Tuesday that they are joining forces to create one consolidated ‘mid-major’ tour. WPTDeepStacks combines the DSPT and WPT Regional tours to utilize the resources and strengths of both entities to provide players with bigger prizepools and an opportunity to play their way up through several […]

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Jan 26, 2014 |

The Week That Was: Christian Lusardi Arrested in Borgata Scandal

The Week That Was takes a look back on the biggest news in the world of poker. This week the arrest of Christian Lusardi in connection with the Borgata counterfeit chip scandal brought some answers to some pressing questions. Also, the DOJ approved $82 million in refunds to approximately 30,000 uncontested accounts. The first round […]

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