UB running a Phil Hellmuth look-alike contest
It’s a little strange to see these opinions from a generally sober corner of the pokerverse, but after the last year with the scandals at UB and Absolute, it’s pretty hard for anyone to not have had their faith in the integrity of online poker shaken.
We love a good rivalry, especially when there’s a healthy dose of shit tallking involved. Add five-figure pots and arguably the hottest woman in poker to the mix, and we love it 64% more
Two developments late last week in the ongoing story of the State of Kentucky’s attempt to seize control of some 140 gambling-related domain names. Background on that here . First, on Friday a Kentucky judge granted a continuance requested by iMEGA, effectively delaying implementation of the seizure.
Affiliate tournament busted in Spain
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WSOP ME Day 1 coverage wraps up this Tuesday
The $25,000 Heads-Up Omaha championship on Full Tilt Poker this past weekend attracted some of the biggest names in the poker world. The event brought in a plethora of Omaha’s biggest cash game players and online tournament specialists, all hoping to get a shot at winning the $560,000 first-place prize.
The 2008 World Championship of Poker – collectively known as the WCOOP – kicked off its official festivities last night with Events #1 ($215 6-Handed NL) and #2 ($215 5-Card Draw). A combined 8,241 entrants would occupy seats for these first 2 events alone! The WCOOP, which is held annually by industry giant PokerStars, is the richest poker tournament series in the world. 33 events in total will be played from now until September 23rd, when the 2nd day of the $5,200 Main Event will conclude.
The Asia Pacific Poker Tour’s stop in Macau had a record-setting field of 538 players assemble this week for its Main Event. The tournament, which is being hosted by PokerStars, attracted Asia’s best poker specialists and other world-famous players such as Doyle Brunson, Barry Greenstein, and John Phan.