Dec 11, 2014 |

Leonid Markin Wins European Poker Tour Prague Super High Roller

Even the most optimistic poker player can’t imagine winning the first ever super high roller event they play. That’s exactly what Leonid Markin did on Thursday though, beating a 51-entry field to win the €50,000 buy-in Super High Roller at EPT Prague. Markin, a 32-year-old Russian, beat out a final table that included WSOP Main Event champion Martin Jacobson […]

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Jun 29, 2013 |

Johnson Wins First Bracelet in 4th WSOP Heads-Up Battle

  Marco Johnson has tasted the agony of defeat many times before, but after his fourth career heads-up match which finished as the clock struck midnight on Saturday morning, Johnson finally attained his first gold bracelet. Johnson won the $2,500 Limit Hold’em Six-Max event at the 2013 WSOP for $206,796 after topping a field of […]

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Mar 23, 2012 |

Tournament Tracker: Coelho Battles at Beach, Madrid Results

What do Europe and South Florida have in common? Both are poker hotbeds in the month o April, and we are already seeing the tournament action in both locations gearing up this week. In Europe, the side event results from the recent EPT Madrid event. In Florida, the month-long action is underway with the […]

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Apr 17, 2011 |

Tournament Tracker: Results From Berlin, Beau, Seville, and Sydney

Michael Kanaan is the latest ANZPT Champ (Photo courtesy of PokerStars Blog/Kirsty Chick) After Friday’s events, tracking live tournament results around the world suddenly takes on greater importance. With limited options for US players in the online poker realm, expect to see bigger numbers in the prize pool and entrants columns in the coming weeks. […]

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Feb 26, 2011 |

EPT: Michael Tureniec Wins EPT Copenhagen

The past few years, the PokerStars European Poker Tour final table in Copenhagen has created its share of interesting moments, especially when play comes down to the final two players.  Poker observers have tried to forget 2008, as heads-up “action” between Tim Vance vs Soren Jensen seemed to drag on forever before the Beatles-singing Vance […]

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Feb 12, 2009 |

Poker Agency Poker Icons Making Moves

The past week has been a busy one for Per Hagen, president of player marketing agency Poker Icons. On Monday the European-based agency announced they had merged with Vegas Group AB, a Swedish poker agency and event planning company, to form Poker Icons AB. Hagen will continue in his role as company president while former […]

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