When the WPT last stopped at the Bellagio for the Festa al Lago in 2006, the buy-in was $10,000.
Andy Black, Marty Smyth and Neil Channing will all be joining Ciaran O’Leary at the Irish Masters. The €1,500 + €150 No-Limit Hold’em tournament, which headlines the Irish Winter Festival, is scheduled to run from Saturday, Oct
Phillips, who is the chip leader heading into the final table of the WSOP Main Event, announced last week that he will donate a prime logo spot on his jersey with all proceeds going to the MS Society. Starting last Thursday companies and individuals have been able to bid eBay for logo placement on the shirt Phillips will wear as he attempts to become the 2008 WSOP Main Event champion.
The three online nosebleeders are no doubt hoping for a little action Hansen injection to their session, but for now they have to deal with beating up on each other. During this session all of the largest pots have been between Ivey and Urindanger with Ivey coming out close to $100,000 on top.
The charity event raised over $43,000, with sixty-seven players and fans paying $300 for a seat in the action.
The El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity in northern California plans to host a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament and Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 1.
In the seemingly never-ending battle between online poker and American Congress, the PPA feels it serves thier members best interest to know where each member of Congress stands in this fight.
The Main Event of the 2008 PokerNews Cup Australia Championships kicked off at the Crown Casino in Melbourne with 171 players on Day 1a.
Essentially, Judge Wingate has ordered owners of 141 online gambling domain names to appear at a Nov. 17 forfeiture hearing and demonstrate that they are blocking traffic from residents in Kentucky.
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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.