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Amateur Poker Player Takes 1st Place in WSOP Planet Hollywood Main Event

The 2015 World Series of Poker Circuit stop at the Las Vegas Planet Hollywood saw its share of exciting moments like Brandon West's win in Event 1 and Joe Kuether's High Roller win but the real sparks ignited when an amateur poker player, Sean Berrios, secured the stop spot in WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event. The tournament event attracted 1,304 parti...

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Full Flush Poker Introduces Android App

Players requested it and they've come through making all FullFlushPoker.com ('FFP') real money cash games available to Android users with the launch of a new Android mobile app on November 20, 2015. The app requires a download of the FFP client to your device offering convenience at its peak. With the FFP Mobile downloadable app, players have access to...

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Jared Mahoney Emerges as WPT Montreal Title Winner

Jared Mahoney emerged as the winner of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal title after facing three-time WPT finalist Darryll Fish in a tense 10-hour heads up. A total of 697 participants registered for the event, which generated a CAD$2.3 million prize pool. Mahoney received a CAD $453,122 check plus the title, a US $15,400 seat into the WPT Tournament o...

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Finnish Poker Pro Wins 2015 Master Classics of Poker Main Event

Jussi Nevanlinna of Finland was victorious in the 2015 Master Classics of Poker Main Event among a field of 291 to take top prize of Euro 300,000 at Holland Casino in Amsterdam. Nevanlinna previously made the nine-seat final tables in the 2011 and 2014 events. This year he faced Georgios Zisimopoulos in the heads up round sending him home in second place. F...

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Amaya Brands Support Right To Play Charity

PokerStars and Full Tilt are to extend their partnerships with Right To Play, an organization that uses sports and games as educational tools for disadvantaged children and young people across twenty countries. Amaya's corporate giving program, Helping Hands, has made the partnership with Right To Play possible for another year and includes a GBP 300,000 for t...

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ACOP Main Event and Super High Roller Events Complete

Andy Andrejevic of Miami won the APPT 2015 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) HK$ 480,000 + 20,000 No Limit Hold'em - Super High Roller following the heads up against John Juanda, which saw him take 1st prize of HK$8,725,000 (about GBP 74,000 or US$ 1,125,719). Andrejevic made the tournament via a satellite for HK$40,000 and took down 34 participants. ACOP S...

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Global Poker Index Content Deal with USA Today

Alexandre Dreyfus' Global Poker Index (GPI) has secured a content deal with USA TODAY Sports Media Group to launch a poker-themed page, which is expected to launch during the first quarter of 2016. Global Poker Index aims to 'sportify poker,' with the use of its player rankings. 'The Global Poker Index has done more than any other organization to unif...

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CPT Living the Dream Wrap Up

Arturo Morales of Costa Rica was victorious in the Caribbean Poker Tour Punta Cana taking first prize of $44,494. Daniel Montagnolli, a Living the Dream Team member who made it to CPT as an Intertops satellite winner, managed to hold on quite a while but unfortunately none of the satellite winners made it through to the final table. Daniel entered Day 2 i...

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Dziewondski Wins WSOP Rozvadov Main Event

Polish poker pro Mateusz Dziewondski defeated Andrew King to win the title in the 2015 WSOP Circuit Rozvadov Main Event. Dziewonski received Euro 206,927 as the first place winner. Within 14 hours of play, he had eliminated 31 players from an original 715 to earn the title. Final Table Payouts: Mateusz Dziewonski - Euro 206,927 Andrew King - Euro 126,...

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Iaron Lightbourne Wins 2015 PartyPoker WPT UK Main Event

UK poker pro Iaron Lightbourne has come in first place in the 2015 PartyPoker WPT UK Main Event out of a field of 450. Lightbourne took on Craig McCorkell in the heads up to earn the largest payout of his career thus far, GBP 200,000. Additional final table payouts: Iaron Lightbourne - GBP 200,000 Craig McCorkell - GBP 140,000 Fraser Bellamy - GBP 9...

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French Player Wins Battle of Malta

The field of 1,804 participants in the Euro 550 buy-in Battle of Malta poker tournament broke records and resulted in a win for French poker pro, 29-year-old Nicolas Proust. Proust faced Henrik Jacobsen in the heads up to claim the Euro 110,000 prize and trophy. Proust, Jacobsen and Dutch pro Hendrick Koops agreed to a three-way chop giving chop leader Ko...

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Joe McKeehen Takes $7.6M as WSOP 2015 Main Event Winner

Day two of the 2015 World Series of Poker main event started on Monday with Joe McKeehen holding a strong chip lead with 91.3 million and Ofer Zvi Stern of Israel following with 32.5 million. Neil Blumenfield from San Francisco, Max Steinberg from Las Vegas and Joshua Beckley and Thomas Cannuli from New Jersey were still in the game for the $7.6 million top p...

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November Nine: Pierre Neuville, Federico Butteroni and Patrick Chan Eliminated

72-year-old Belgian player, Pierre Neuville, is the oldest man out of the WSOP Main Event Final Nine and was eliminated in 7th place by Joe McKeehen, 24. Neuville entered the final with fourth in chip stacks but was unable to hold his own against McKeehen. He walked away with an impressive 7th place check for $1,203,293. His downfall began with a clash with...

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Croatian Poker Pro Takes WSOP Super High Roller Title in Rozvadov

Success belonged to Croatian poker pro Stipo Vladic as he won World Series of Poker Circuit Euro 25,000 buy-in Super High Roller at Kings Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. There were just 22 entrants, likely due to the high buy-in which also created a nice prize pool. The event attracted pros and led to a final table including the heads up round against Czec...

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CPT Punta Cana Updates

The Caribbean Poker Tour in Punta Cana has been heating up and luckily we have friends in warm places that have caught several interviews for our LPB members. Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker satellite winners are living the dream in Punta Cana and gave a bit of insight into their personal tournament strategy revealing that it is different than playing o...

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CPT Punta Cana: Living the Dream

Five online satellite tournament winners are living the dream at the Caribbean Poker Tour in Punta Cana at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. One satellite winner took a moment to talk about his luxurious room, upcoming CPT events and his tournament strategy....

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Enterra Poker Revamps Mobile Product

Software development company Enterra has made significant changes to its Enterra Poker Pro mobile product. Apps for both iOS and Android have been redesigned using the C++ programming platform and a QT framework providing increased speed and performance. The new modern look of the app offers an easy to navigate interface and a fully responsive design to su...

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888Poker Sponsors Three 2015 WSOP Main Event Finalists

888Poker has made sponsorship deal with three of the nine 2015 World Series of Poker main event final table finalists, Joseph McKeehen, Neil Blumenfield and Thomas Cannuli. All three players will wear an 888 logo patch and the company said the following in its announcement: "Joe McKeehen leads the stellar lineup of nine players as the chip leader with more...

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Mian Wei Wins WPT UK High Roller Title

Mian Wei took on Mario Sanchez Cano in a three-hour heads-up resulting in a win of the 2015 World Poker Tour UK High Roller title and GBP 100,000. Wei was successful in the 48 participant event, which included Michael Mizrachi who made it to the final table. Final table payouts: 1 Mian Wei GBP 100,000 2 Mario Sanchez Cano GB 60,000 3 Steven W...

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Poker Heaven to Close November 12, 2015

Poker Heaven will close as of November 12, 2015 after 10 years in the industry. The reason for the site closure has not been disclosed but the company has notified its players and affiliates of the news and recommends that players with positive balances cashout before November 19 when the cashier service will be closed. For those that do not request a payo...

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