Last year Texan Travis “TravestyFund” Rice outlasted 548 players to take down the Aruba crown and $800,000 in cold hard cash. This year UltimateBet is guaranteeing $1 million to the first place finisher and are estimating a $4 million prize pool. The tournament won’t be without some high profile players either
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Poker players reaping benefits of Titan VIP Club PokerListings.com - 2 hours ago By Arthur Crowson The Titan Poker VIP Elite Club, which was only introduced last week, is already in the process of being improved.
Titan Poker, the largest poker site on the iPoker network, is launching a unique tournament series for members of its elite club. Titan Poker’s Elite Club was created to reward and challenge players who have represented the poker room in the past at major land-based tournaments around the world, as a way to thank them and give them a heads-up at additional poker glory. “For Titan Poker players, who regularly fight it out for their share of the massive cash jackpots on offer and/or their dream seat at overseas poker event, such as the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, this is yet another means to winning some fantastic prizes and entry to live tournaments that might otherwise be unobtainable,” said a Titan Poker spokesman
The new software client marks one of the biggest upgrades in the history of PartyPoker.com and represents a giant leap forward for the venerable online poker room. Players will benefit from the software upgrade in numerous ways including more ergonomic and personalized tables in addition to a great boost in overall speed
The war of words began last week when Rosenkrantz chewed Benyamine out for an alleged hit and run at $300/$600. Benyamine split in short order to go play with durrrr and the gang at RailHeaven (for more information click here). Rosenkrantz also mentioned that he would never “quit” Benyamine at heads-up because it was too profitable.
The Everest Poker Team is made up of 11 members who were chosen from a pool of 200 Everest Poker players in the Live the Dream contest. The players were chosen for their poker skills as well as on the basis of their interviews and blogs and on how they showcased their personalities for a panel of judges in Vienna. Since being chosen, several of the Everest Poker Team members have found success.
With many of the regular nosebleed stakes players playing at the WSOPE (and on a completely different time zone than usual), the tables have been playing smaller, with fewer high end players. This is always when we see the lesser known high stakes pros taking their shots at the big games. In this hand kinexxx and halfdozen999 are playing heads up (Rob Hollink is sitting out), and run into a bit of a cooler situation.
The evening begins with High Stakes Poker at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the World Poker Tour at 9 p.m.
GSN pairs shows for Poker Night PokerListings.com - 4 hours ago By Sarah Polson GSN has a new lineup for Sunday nights that will be a poker fan pleaser.
The second to last event in the WSOPE series brought out a total of 165 players for this three day event. With 20,000 in total chips for each player (in a format best described as “Second Chance”), this deep-stacked event brought out many of poker biggest names.
Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate is giving the lawyers for the defendant domains additional time to file legal briefs before he holds the hearing in what he describes as a “very complex” case. One favorable outcome of today’s hearing, according to published reports, is that none of the domain names seized last week by the state will have to transfer ownership during the postponement. The eyes of the online poker community had been on today’s potentially groundbreaking hearing, which sought to determine whether the state would be successful in its attempt to seize control of the domain names of all online gambling Web sites accessible to Kentucky users