Dzmitry Urbanovich eliminated four of his final seven opponents to win the European Poker Tour Malta High Roller event for €572,300 ($608,940 US) Friday in St. Julian’s, Malta. Connor Drinan finished runner-up and earned €397,800 for the second biggest cash of his career. The eight-handed final table took just under six hours to wrap up. Ubranovich, who came in to […]
Connor Drinan has made some serious splashes over the last few years in various High Roller events around the world, and though he’s earned some serious bank in those results he’s yet to actually take one down. Friday could be Drinan’s day, as he’s taken the chiplead in the final table of the EPT Malta […]
The death of the Macau Businessmen has, apparently, been greatly exaggerated. Richard Yong, one of the three famed ‘Macau Businessmen’ from the high stakes cash games in Macau, defeated Ole Schemion heads-up to win the 2015 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge Saturday in Melbourne. Yong spent part of the past year dealing with legal issues related to his […]
In 2014 Ole Schemion had seven six-figure or better cashes on his way to finishing fifth in the 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year race. On Monday Schemion locked up his first six-figure score and has a decent shot at a seven-figure score after finishing Day 2 of the 2015 Aussie Millions $100K Challenge as the […]
Jason Mo has just over $1,000,000 in lifetime earnings but on Sunday night he took a big step towards doubling that. Mo finished Day 1 of the 2015 Aussie Millions $100K Challenge as the chipleader ahead of players like Erik Seidel, Stephen Chidwick, Dan Smith and Mike McDonald. Mo ended the day with 637,000 which puts […]
The Super High Roller stole much of the attention on Day 3 of the 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, but a very busy Thursday also saw the Main Event – the reason most of the players are down at Atlantis – get underway. By the time action wrapped up late Thursday, 220 players had signed up […]
Just three days remain in Season 10 of the European Poker Tour, but there’s still so much to be won. Two-thirds of the field was sent packing on Day 3 of the 2014 EPT Grand Final Main Event – some who went out before the money bubble burst, and others who collected a small payday […]
Dani Stern is concerned about live tournament organizations aggressively competing on the calendar, but still plans to attend Monte Carlo even if he wins here.
Day 2 of the 2014 PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure $25,000 High Roller picked up a few new players and several re-entries to push the numbers up to 247 entries with 49 re-buys. It was a long day on the felt to trim the field down to 14 players and Vanessa Selbst is out in front after […]
Dani Stern has lived outside of the US for over 2 years now, as a result of Black Friday. He’s not hopeful that poker in the US will ever be the same, but has accepted a new life abroad.
The 2013 EPT Barcelona Main Event may have missed the tour’s all-time record for field size in Europe by just six players, but with 1,234 players in the mix for the title by the close of registration there is still a lot of money on the line in the coming days. €1,067,000, to be exact, […]
The needle didn’t move much in the current 2013 BLUFF Player of the Year standings; with most players still suffering from a post-WSOP hangover. Mike Watson still holds the lead with Daniel Negreanu chasing Watson for the lead just 30 points behind. The only new player to crack the top 20 rankings is Jan Bendik […]
The 2013 WSOP upped the buy-in to the for the Championship Six-Max event back to $25,000. The worlds best players turned out for the event to create a prize pool of $4,156,250 with $1.2 million going to the winner. After three days of play Steve Sung claimed his second bracelet at a star-studded final table. […]
Day 33 of the 2013 WSOP saw the $10,000 Ladies Championship just a few eliminations away from a winner and the $25,000 No Limit Hold’em Six-Max event reach a final table. While those events will be crowning a bracelet later in the night, the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em event is nearing the halfway point of […]