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Amateur eviscerates Birdguts at NAPC

After six days of play at one of the most beautiful casinos in North America, unknown Canadian amateur Glen Witmer took down decorated pro and fellow Canuck Gavin Smith to claim the first-place purse of more than $1 million. “I am lost for words, I am just overwhelmed,” said Witmer after the event.

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Police say money in poker houses ‘astronomical’ – CTV.ca

Police say money in poker houses ‘astronomical’ CTV.ca, Canada – 1 hour ago The growth of Texas Hold ‘ em poker on television has fuelled interest in such clubs, he said.

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PokerStars Using Superstar Athletes as Centerpiece for Largest Ever Marketing Campaign

New players are the lifeblood of poker, and the world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars, has certainly been pushing to reach new players. In California they’re in the midst of … more

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The PokerNews Profile: Jon ‘Pearljammer’ Turner

At the dawn of the poker boom, Jon Turner was studying computer science at the University of North Carolina – Raleigh. Like so many of us, he was introduced to no-limit hold’em while watching ESPN’s broadcast of the 2003 World Series…

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Benvenuti! PokerStars launches Italian site

The new addition to the PokerStars lineup comes just days after the Amministrazione Autonome dej Monopoli di Stato in Italy granted PokerStars a license to offer online poker in the country. The license gives Italians a chance to play online poker tournaments with real money at PokerStars.it. “PokerStars is proud to be entering a flourishing market with this new product.

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Sun Poker Review – Poker News Daily

Sun Poker Review Poker News Daily, NV – 4 hours ago Sun Poker is not a room that uses huge promotions and fancy pro player endorsements to boost themselves towards the top of the industry.

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Loni Harwood Wins 2015 WSOP National Championship for $341,599, Second Gold Bracelet

Loni Harwood, a $ 10,000 at-large qualifier, took down the 2015 World Series of Poker National Championship for $ 341,599 and her second gold bracelet.

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Arts and Entertainment Calendar – Sky Hi Daily News

Arts and Entertainment Calendar Sky Hi Daily News, CO – 3 minutes ago Texas Hold ‘ Em – Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser hosts Texas Hold ‘ Em tournaments starting at 8:15 pm The top 40 players from each set of 10 games wins a …

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WPT North American Poker Championship: Witmer Wins. – Bluff Europe Magazine

WPT North American Poker Championship: Witmer Wins. Bluff Europe Magazine, UK – 4 hours ago Even though he had the chip advantage coming to the final six, many were still surprised when he held off the assault of the more experienced players around … WPT NAPC: Surprise At The Final Table PokerStrategy.com all 2 news articles

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Kentucky judge rules against gambling domains

Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate gave the affected Internet gaming sites until Nov.17 in which to install some form of blocking software to prohibit access by Kentucky residents, or a hearing on the motion for forfeiture of those domain names will go forward and the domain names will be turned over permanently to the state. In his 43-page opinion, Judge Wingate ruled that the court has jurisdiction over the 141 online gambling site domain names that were seized by the Commonwealth of Kentucky

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Mid-States Poker Tour to Visit Grand Falls Casino in Sioux Falls from August 8-16

From August 8-16, the Mid-States Poker Tour will visit Grand Falls Casino & Resort in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for host a $ 150K $ 1,100 buy-in Main … more

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