May 9, 2013 |

Tiger Woods to Host Tiger’s Poker Night with World Poker Tour

The Tiger Woods Foundation is hosting the second annual “Tiger Jam”, a two-day charity event to benefit underprivileged youths that includes Woods joining a star-studded group of professional poker players to host a charity poker event co-sponsored by the World Poker Tour. The tournament will take place on Friday, May 17th, kicking off two days of […]

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May 3, 2013 |

WPT: Philippe Boucher Leads Day 1a in Montreal

The first of three starting days of the PartyPoker World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship at the Playground Poker Casino outside of Montreal, Quebec has wrapped up after ten levels of action. The day saw 194 entrants take to the felt and 79 players remain. Leading the field is Philippe Boucher after finishing the day […]

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Mar 29, 2013 |

WPT: Marcello Montagner Leads Venice Grand Prix Final Table

The fourth day of the World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix Main Event wrapped up after the 18 returning players was trimmed to a final TV table of six players. Leading the contenders for the title is Marcello Montagner with a 1.8 million chip stack. Following Montagner is Roberto Begni with 1,203,000. Sitting behind them […]

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Mar 28, 2013 |

WPT: Erion Islamay Leads Venice Grand Prix Final 18

The World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix Main Event wrapped up Day 3 after bringing back 36 players from Day 2. When the dust settled the field was trimmed to two tables of 18 players and leading them all is Erion Islamay after bagging up 470,000. Right on Islamay’s heels is Marcello Montagner with 460,000. […]

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Mar 27, 2013 |

WPT: Ludovic Lacay Leads Day 2 of Venice Grand Prix

Day 2 of the World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix Main Event has come to a close with 36 players surviving of the 91 that began the day. Steve Behm carried the overall chip lead to Day 2 from the first starting flight but Ludovic Lacay will be the largest stack to start Day 3 […]

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Mar 25, 2013 |

WPT: Stephen Behm Leads Day 1a in Venice Grand Prix

The World Poker Tour returned to Venice, Italy for the fifth time in four seasons for the Venice Grand Prix. The first of two starting flights saw 65 players take to the felt and 32 remained after the last cards were dealt. Stephen Behm leads the field after bagging up 188,000. Sitting in second place […]

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Feb 23, 2013 |

A Preview of the WPT LA Poker Classic

Mike Sexton shared stories about Jerry Buss before a moment of silence and the customary shuffle up and deal at the 2013 WPT LA Poker Classic Cards have just gone into the air for the 2013 World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic, one of their premier stops of the year. Before action began Saturday afternoon […]

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Feb 18, 2013 |

The Poker World Reacts to the Passing of Jerry Buss

Lakers owner Jerry Buss died Monday morning at the age of 80. He was an avid poker player with tournament cashes dating all the way back to a third place finish in a Seven-card Stud event at the 1991 World Series of Poker. Buss was also a regular in the high stakes cash games and […]

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Dec 24, 2012 |

The Year That Was: April 2012

April 2012 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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