Dec 16, 2014 |

DraftKings Looks to Crown Another Millionaire at WPT Five Diamond

DraftKings has already crowned 10 millionaires in its weekly ‘Millionaire Maker’ contests alone so far in 2014 – and if things fall right this week at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic they might just help make another. Through weekly GPP (guaranteed prizepool) tournaments during the NFL season, DraftKings qualified 13 players for $12,600 […]

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Oct 14, 2013 |

Exploring the Popularity of Mixed Max Events at the WSOP

The first World Series of Poker Mixed Max bracelet took place at the 2011 WSOP Europe in Cannes, and there’s been one such event at every subsequent WSOP series except for WSOP Asia-Pacific. That first tournament drew 125 players for a €10,300 buy-in, as Michael Mizrachi beat Shawn Buchanan in the heads-up finale to win […]

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Dec 30, 2012 |

The Year That Was: October 2012

October 2011 Cover It was an interesting year for the poker industry. While the United States moved slowly towards legalized online poker and continued to feel the aftershocks of Black Friday, the live tournament circuit continued to grow here and abroad. Despite the disappearance of much of the televised poker programming that the ousted online […]

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Oct 2, 2012 |

WSOPE Bracelet Winner Profile: Jon Aguiar

Jon Aguiar won his first career WSOP bracelet Monday in Cannes, dedicating the victory to his late grandfather. (Tim Fiorvanti photo) Jon Aguiar has a reputation for being a few things in the poker industry. He’s often loudly defiant of the status quo and not afraid to share his opinions when he thinks something is […]

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