POKER NEWS

05 February 2016

888Live Local Hits The Slopes
888Live Local Hits The Slopes

The year’s first stop of the 888Live Local tournament series kicks off today from the Alpine city of Innsbruck, Austria, featuring a $400 buy-in no-limit hold‘em main event offering a $50,000 prize pool.

26 January 2016

Bot Fears Hit TCOOP Event #8
Bot Fears Hit TCOOP Event #8

The Turbo Championship Of Online Poker (TCOOP) series from PokerStars has hit the headlines after it emerged that a suspected bot may have made it to the final table of Event #8.

PokerStars Meets With VIP Players
PokerStars Meets With VIP Players

PokerStars has held a meeting with several top professional players to discuss recent contentious changes to its VIP policy that have been designed to stamp out cheating and create a fairer environment for more casual competitors.

Pair Launch CAPT Seefeld Campaign
Pair Launch CAPT Seefeld Campaign

Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are set to run a special promotion for all of you that have ever dreamed of competing in a Casinos Austria Poker Tour (CAPT) main event.

22 January 2016

Phil Ivey Entering DFS Arena
Phil Ivey Entering DFS Arena

Not content to simply be one of the world's highest earning poker players, Phil Ivey looks set to take on a new challenge by entering the world of daily fantasy sports (DFS).

Poker Player Shot In Miami Casino
Poker Player Shot In Miami Casino

A fight in a Miami poker room has left a police officer with visible injuries to his face while his assailant is recovering from a gun shot wound.

21 January 2016

Aaron Jones Wins With DraftKings
Aaron Jones Wins With DraftKings

Former high-stakes online poker player Aaron Jones has scooped $5 million in cash thanks to daily fantasy sports (DFS) site DraftKings.

PokerStars Takes On Cheating
PokerStars Takes On Cheating

The push by PokerStars to rid online poker of cheats and bots has reportedly taken a new turn following an update to some of its terms and conditions.

20 January 2016

WIPHOF Nominations Begin
WIPHOF Nominations Begin

The non-profit Women In Poker Hall of Fame (WIPHOF) organisation has begun accepting nominations for the sport’s top female players.

Aussie Millions Pregnant Swap
Aussie Millions Pregnant Swap

A female poker player taking part in the ongoing Aussie Millions Poker Championship was forced to relinquish her tournament seat last week after unexpectedly going into labour.