Live Poker Tournaments to Take Place in November 2017 in the UK and Ireland

Live Poker Tournaments to Take Place in November 2017 in the UK and Ireland

The beginning of November has brought a new variety of live poker tournaments to the games’ fans in the UK and Ireland. Poker lovers in the region will be given the chance to enter a large number of live poker events over the month. November is to see various tournaments, live poker events and festivals kick off in the UK and Ireland, and some of the have already started. The tournament will offer poker fans in the region a wide choice of buy-ins, rules and prize pools, so that players…

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Dmitry Yurasov Conquers 2017 ACOP High Roller Title for HKD 3,560,000

Dmitry Yurasov Conquers 2017 ACOP High Roller Title for HKD 3,560,000

The latest edition of the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) has seen a spectacular ending, with the Russian poker player Dmitry Yurasov emerging as victor of the High Roller tournament. The 2017 Asia Championship of Poker was hosted by PokerStars LIVE Macau from October 13th to 29th 2017, with the ACOP 2017 High Roller tournament being scheduled to be held from October 27th to 29th. The HKD 250,000 buy-in event gathered a total of 48 player, including 8 re-entries, who accumulated a total prize pool of HKD 11,289,600. Dmitry Yurasov,…

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UK Supreme Court to Make a Decision on Phil Ivey’s £7.7-Million Baccarat Case

UK Supreme Court to Make a Decision on Phil Ivey’s £7.7-Million Baccarat Case

The UK Supreme Court is expected to provide its ruling on the court battle between Phil Ivey and the owners of the famous London’s Crockfords Club – Genting Casinos UK. The country’s highest court is expected to finally determine whether the world-famous poker player is to get his £7.7-million winnings from the casino. UPDATE: News have just emerged that the Supreme Court ruled against the prominent poker pro. As reported by Casino Guardian at the beginning of March, the Supreme Court of the UK had then granted the 40-year-old poker…

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Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy Emerges Victorious from PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event

Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy Emerges Victorious from PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event

This year’s edition of the PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event finally saw its champion with Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy being crowned as a winner. The Russian poker player emerged victorious out of a massive players field of a total of 699 entries to take home a monetary pool portion of RUB 7,700,000, which equal to almost $134,000. PokerStars Festival Sochi was held between October 16th and 22nd at the Sochi Casino and Resort, with a number of live events standing out. The Main Event of the festival offered a guaranteed prize pool…

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Rick Salomon Takes Down Massive $926,200 Pot on Poker After Dark

Rick Salomon Takes Down Massive $926,200 Pot on Poker After Dark

The “Biggest Cash Game Yet” of Poker After Dark was aired yesterday on PokerGO, with some massive hands seen, including one particular one that resulted in winning a huge pot of almost $1 million, which was won by the American poker player Rick Salomon. The game was aired on PokerGO under the title “Perks of the Trade”, being named after Bill Perkins and promised to make Poker After Dark even bigger than usual. It was a $300/$600 No-Limit Hold’em cash game offering a buy-in of $300,000, which also seen a…

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Stefan Schillhabel Conquers Inaugural Triton Super High Roller Series Macau 6-Max Event

Stefan Schillhabel Conquers Inaugural Triton Super High Roller Series Macau 6-Max Event

A few hours ago, the inaugural Triton Super High Roller Series Macau was brought to an end, with Stefan Schillhabel being crowned as a winner, taking home the champion’s title of the 6-Max event as well as a cash prize amounting to HK$5,874,400. Earlier today, the German poker player took down the HK$250,000 6-Max event, defeating his last standing opponent – Canada’s Mike Watson. The Triton Super High Roller Series took place at the Taipa-based Galaxy Macau Hotel, with its 6-Max event attracting a total player field consisting 87 entries,…

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Tom Hall Takes Down 888Live Poker Festival London £1,100 Main Event

Tom Hall Takes Down 888Live Poker Festival London £1,100 Main Event

The 888Live Poker Festival London has just seen the end of his third, and last day. The epic heads-up battle between Tom Hall and Ning Lu that was finally through at 4:30 AM put the end of a twelve and a half-hour final day full of action. The Main Event was the last, and most-expected tournament of this year’s edition of the 12-day 888Live Poker Festival London, which kicked off at the Aspers Casino Westfield. It offered three starting flights, and three game days of memorable action and great interest…

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Team 888Poker’s Parker Talbot Gets to 888Live London Poker Festival Main Event’s Final Day

Team 888Poker’s Parker Talbot Gets to 888Live London Poker Festival Main Event’s Final Day

The Second Day of the 888Live London Poker Festival Main Event was brought to an end, with the Ambassador of Team 888Poker Parker “Tonkaaaa” Talbot being the last surviving 888Poker Ambassador who has reached the final day of the event, bagging 453,000 in chips. Talbot was under the heat literally all day long, but he still managed to become the last member of the 888Poker Team who reached the final day of the Main Event, and it was not a piece of cake for him to do that. The Canadian…

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Jamie Lunt Claims Trophy from 888Live London Festival £2,200 High Roller

Jamie Lunt Claims Trophy from 888Live London Festival £2,200 High Roller

The brand new champion at the 2017 888Live London Festival High Roller is called Jamie Lunt and he managed to reach the first place in the tournament defeating almost 70 other poker players. His excellent performance brought him a reward amounting to £34,985 as well as the coveted trophy and the title of a champion. As it was stated in the schedule of the 888Live London Festival, the £2,200 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em High Roller event started on 11 October and it lasted two days. Over the span of those days,…

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Vladimir Burstein and Fedor Holz Emerge as 2017 partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Austria’s Biggest Winners

Vladimir Burstein and Fedor Holz Emerge as 2017 partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Austria’s Biggest Winners

There has been a growing trend in the poker world for operators that have started off in the online poker space to eventually expand into the live poker field. It has been for quite some time now that PokerStars has sponsored quite successful live festivals taking place in all four corners of the world. It can be said that partypoker is the other poker operator to strike instantly when it comes to the organisation of successful live tournaments in different pleasant spots across the globe. The poker brand has created…

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