Jan 18, 2015 |

Noah Schwartz Defeats Jake Schindler for WPT Alpha8 Florida Title

Noah Schwartz won his first WPT Alpha8 title on Sunday, defeating Jake Schindler heads up for $585,000 at the Seminole Hollywood Hard Rock Casino. They returned for a second day of action to finish out the six-handed event. Jason Mercier, Byron Kaverman, Dan Colman and Bryn Kenney rounded out the field for the $100,000 event but were eliminated during Saturday’s action. […]

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Dec 21, 2014 |

Andrew Lichtenberger Wins Alpha8 Las Vegas, $2.1M

For all the accolades and acclaim that Andrew Lichtenberger received in his poker career, there was something missing from his resume – a signature, major tour victory. Sure, the man best known as ‘luckychewy’ had multiple cashes of $500,000 or more, deep runs in bracelet events and even the WSOP Main Event; numerous online titles, […]

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Dec 17, 2014 |

Bellagio Enjoys Major Breakthrough as Tournament Numbers Surge

Over the last few years, the Bellagio has been working to rehabilitate its image and restore itself to its previously lofty standing in the eyes of the community. If the tournament numbers for the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic are any indication, the braintrust at the Bellagio has accomplished exactly what they set out […]

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Dec 6, 2014 |

Jason Mercier Wins WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts, $727,500

At this point in his career, Jason Mercier has won major titles in a number of different ways – but it was far from an easy path to victory for him Saturday at WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts. After fighting back from a short stack several times, Mercier eventually defeated Kathy Lehne heads-up to add another […]

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Dec 6, 2014 |

Olivier Busquet Leads After Strong Day 1 in St. Kitts

Olivier Busquet and Dan Colman have each put together years that poker players can only really dream of. Both players final tabled the EPT Grand Final Super High Roller, where Colman won and Busquet finished eighth, and Busquet beat Colman heads-up a few months later for the EPT Barcelona Super High Roller title. Busquet had […]

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Oct 7, 2014 |

Dan Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 London, Passes $22 Million for 2014

Dan Colman took down his third high roller event on the year at the £60,000 WPT Alpha8 London event for $961,723. He defeated Max Altergott heads-up for the first Alpha8 title of Season II and pushed his year-to-date earnings past $22 million. Colman’s year has him leading the 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year standings and the […]

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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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Feb 15, 2014 |

Daniel Cates Wins WPT Alpha8 Johannesburg Title, $500K

For all of his successes in online poker, Daniel Cates had very few notable live results prior to his trip down to South Africa. After a dominant day of poker Saturday in Johannesburg, Cates is now the proud owner of an Alpha8 title. Cates earned $500,000 and his first major title at Alpha8 Johannesburg, defeating […]

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Dec 26, 2013 |

The Year That Was: July 2013

Another calendar year is in the books and when the poker world looks back at 2013, they’ll see the first steps taken towards the return of online poker in the U.S, a dominating performance from Daniel Negreanu and the dominance of German players in High Roller events around the world. Every day until the end […]

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