Sunny Jung and Leon Joker Join AlicePoker Team Pro

Sunny Jung and Leon Joker Join AlicePoker Team Pro

“AlicePoker”, the fantastic poker title of Alice Stars Inc., has managed to make a successful début at the world’s biggest video game convention – E3 2016. The company, which is currently known as the first multi-platform web-based poker room in the world that offers a virtual reality poker experience to its customers, also revealed that it created the AlicePoker Team Pro by signing the poker players Leon Joker and Sunny Jung as the team’s first members. According to the company’s statement, the PC version of AlicePoker is expected to be…

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James Dempsey Triumphs in the Grand Prix Poker Tour Brighton Main Event

James Dempsey Triumphs in the Grand Prix Poker Tour Brighton Main Event

The British poker professional James “Flushy” Dempsey succeeded in getting the trophy of the Grand Prix Poker Tour Brighton Main Event and taking home the big prize of $40,000. Before winning the Grand Prix Poker Tour Brighton Main Event, James Dempsey has already been known for his live achievements in poker play. The Britton is best know for the fact that he won his first gold bracelet in the WSOP $1,500 Pot Limit Hold’em event six years ago. He is also a winner in the 2011 Doyle Brunson World Poker…

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Mike Latour Finishes 1st in 2016 Seneca Niagara Falls Summer Slam $200 No-Limit Hold’em

Mike Latour Finishes 1st in 2016 Seneca Niagara Falls Summer Slam $200 No-Limit Hold’em

Mike Latour, a 31-year-old account executive, won the $200 No-Limit Hold’em Event #2 of the 2016 Seneca Niagara Falls Summer Slam. The tournament, which had a guaranteed prize pool of $50,000, kicked off on July 22nd and ended on July 24th. Over the first two days, four starting flights were featured, and then a third day of play. Latour, who is an occasional online poker player, managed to make his way from the leaderboard’s bottom at the event’s final table to the top, earning the first-place prize. The latter amounted…

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Fedor Holz to Participate in Celebrity Cash Kings

Fedor Holz to Participate in Celebrity Cash Kings

Fedor Holz has been confirmed as a participant in the next Celebrity Cash Kings tournament that is to take place in August 2016. The 23-year-old German poker pro who currently occupies the first position in the GIP ranking with a total score of 4,727.63 points is to take part in the latest edition of the tournament regardless of the rumours he could soon step away from professional poker play. The young poker player is not the only participant confirmed at this time. Other players who are expected to be present…

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Jason Mercier Takes 2nd Place in GPI Ranking

Jason Mercier Takes 2nd Place in GPI Ranking

The latest update of the Global Poker Index leaderboard saw Fedor Holz on top for six weeks now with total score of 4,727.64 points. The American poker professional Jason Mercier has taken the runner-up position for a third week in a row now, while Nick Petrangelo has been left third for a second week. This has been the third week when the 29-year-old poker pro has been occupying the second position of the GPI ranking with a total score of 4,339.09 points. Mercier has most recently won the 2016 GPI…

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2016 WSOP Sets a Number of Records with 107,833 Total Entries

2016 WSOP Sets a Number of Records with 107,833 Total Entries

The 2016 WSOP managed to break a few records, with more than 107,830 entries who got attracted. The record number of 107,833 entries in this year’s most prestigious poker tournament worldwide is more than 4% up the record-setting series in 2015. The latter gathered 103,512 entries. This makes 2016 WSOP the second time in its entire history when more than 100,000 were generated. A number of new record were set over the 2016 WSOP, such as the most total cashers, largest number of total entries, largest non-hold’em live tour field…

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Kuljinder Sidhu Wins 2016 Bellagio Cup XII Main Event

Kuljinder Sidhu Wins 2016 Bellagio Cup XII Main Event

Although poker fans’ attention has been captured by the WSOP over the last couple of weeks, they were enabled to enjoy yet another exciting tournament. The Bellagio in Las Vegas played host to Bellagio Cup XII. The $10,000 buy-in event attracted 268 entrants who accumulated a prize pool of $2,599,600. As many as 27 players made it to the money bubble and the lowest payout amounted to $23,396. At the end, it was Kuljinder Sidhu who topped up the field and pocketed the top prize of $599,440 as well as…

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The 2016 WSOP Final Table Participants Revealed

The 2016 WSOP Final Table Participants Revealed

Day 7 of the 2016 WSOP Main Event was completed mere hours ago. The event attracted a total of 6,737 players who created the impressive prize pool of $63,327,800. After seven days of play, the names of the final nine players were clear. The Final Table event is set to start on October 30. Meet the players who formed the 2016 November Nine. Cliff Josephy finished the Main Table event as a chip leader and secured a place at the Final Table. He has two WSOP bracelets as well as…

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Michael Tureniec Emerges as 2016 WSOP $1,000 + $111 Little One for ONE DROP Victor

Michael Tureniec Emerges as 2016 WSOP $1,000 + $111 Little One for ONE DROP Victor

The last event on the schedule of the 47th Annual World Series of Poker was completed late on Sunday. And what better conclusion to the whole poker festival than players raising money for a good cause while playing their favorite game. Quite surprisingly, the WSOP $10,000 was not the last event on the Series schedule this year. Instead, the $1,000 + $111 Little One for ONE DROP No-Limit Hold’em took that role. The event together with the $111,111 High Roller for ONE DROP, held a few days ago and won…

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Valentin Vornicu Leads into WSOP Main Event Day 3 Dinner Break

Valentin Vornicu Leads into WSOP Main Event Day 3 Dinner Break

Valentin Vornicu, who has been taken as a newcomer to this year’s WSOP Main Event, managed to lead into the Day 3 of the event. A total of 2,186 players remained on Day 3 action after a large number of the starting 6,737 dropped out. The tension and excitement in the atmosphere could be easily felt in the air, especially considering the prize of $8 million for the winner and the fact that less than one third of the overall number of players remained on Day 3. The 33-year-old Romanian…

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