WPT Organisers Unveil Seven More Main Tour Stops for Season XVI

WPT Organisers Unveil Seven More Main Tour Stops for Season XVI

The organisers of the World Poker Tour (WPT) announced the remaining schedule of the WSP Main Tour’s Season XVI, revealing seven more stops in 2017 in a number of symbolic poker venues, a well as five events that are to be broadcast on TV. The Chief Executive Officer of the WPT Adam Pliska explained that the organisers of the World Poker Tour believed in long-lasting partnerships with some of the most attractive casino venues in the US. Mr. Pliska further shared that each of the venues that had hosted the…

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Jason Baldridge Emerges Victorious from WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans $1,675 Main Event

Jason Baldridge Emerges Victorious from WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans $1,675 Main Event

Jason Baldridge managed to keep his steady march over the final day of the WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event and was crowned as the event’s winner. In order to take down the $1,675 Main Event, Baldridge managed to outlast a players field of 758 entries who gathered at Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino to try winning the last gold ring of the 2016/2017 WSOP Circuit. Baldridge, who until recently was only a part-time tournament player overcame stiff competition to take home his first gold ring as well…

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Jason Baldridge Proceeds as Chip Leader to WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event Day 3

Jason Baldridge Proceeds as Chip Leader to WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event Day 3

The final day for both the WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans and the WSOP 2016/2017 season as a whole has come. Only two players are to be announced as gold ring winners, as well as the full list of qualifiers for the Global Casino Championship. The Main Event of the series at the Harrah’s New Orleans started on Friday and Saturday, featuring a buy-in of $1,675 and a pair of starting flights. The event managed to attract a combined players field of a total of 758 entries, only 144 of…

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Bruno Gagliasso Becomes the Newest Member partypoker Ambassador Team

Bruno Gagliasso Becomes the Newest Member partypoker Ambassador Team

One of the most successful poker card room brands on a global scale, partypoker, announced that it has inked a new sponsorship deal, making another addition to its team of ambassadors. The Brazilian superstar Bruno Gagliasso has become the latest addition and face of the brand for Brazil, joining his countryman Joao Simao. The latter is already playing both live in Latin America, as well as online, as a partypoker ambassador. The other partypoker ambassador in the region – Joao Simao – said he was very happy with the fact…

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WSOP Circuit to Feature Record 26 Stops in Its 2017/18 Domestic Tour Schedule

WSOP Circuit to Feature Record 26 Stops in Its 2017/18 Domestic Tour Schedule

The World Series of Poker Circuit continues its nation-wide expansion. WSOP announced the domestic Circuit schedule for its fourteenth season, with the series aimed to reach even more poker lovers in the US. The organisers of the WSOP Circuit events revealed that Season 14 will see the record 26 tour stops, all of which would be linked by a points system closely related with the gold-bracelet awarding system of WSOP as well a massive prize pool of over $1,000,000 for its Global Casino Championship. The 2017/2018 edition of the WSOP…

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ESPN Expands Programming with WSOP Main Event Live Coverage in July

ESPN Expands Programming with WSOP Main Event Live Coverage in July

Organisers of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) revealed that the global television and digital media rights to the annual summer WSOP tournament held in Las Vegas have been acquired by Poker Central. Thanks to the agreement that have been reached between ESPN and Poker Central, programming from the tournament would be expanded, including the live event coverage as well as the original episodes. The Chief Digital Officer at Poker Central, JR McCabe, commented on the agreement with ESPN, saying they were very glad to add a premium poker brand…

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Cash Game Festival Kicks Off in Gibraltar on May 17th

Cash Game Festival Kicks Off in Gibraltar on May 17th

The Cash Game Festival is heading to Gibraltar, after celebrating great success at its previous stops in February, March and April. This time, the Festival is to set foot at Gibraltar’s Sunborn Casino for the first time in its history. The Cash Game Festival is to be held in Gibraltar in the period from May 17th do 21th. The Sunborn Casino’s poker room is currently one of the largest ones in Europe. The Festival is expected to be found attractive by both professional and recreational players. As far as the…

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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Host Capital Region Classic Poker Tournament from May 24-28

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Host Capital Region Classic Poker Tournament from May 24-28

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced that it will host the first Capital Region Classic poker tournament later in May 2017. The tournament will be held as a multi-day event featuring a guaranteed prize pool of $100,000. The Capital Region Classic poker tournament is scheduled to take place from May 24th to 28th in the event centre of the Rivers casino. This will be the first major gambling held at the casino venue since its official opening in February 2017. The gaming floor of the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady…

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Jean-Pascal Savard Emerges Victorious from partypoker Million North America Main Event

Jean-Pascal Savard Emerges Victorious from partypoker Million North America Main Event

The young Canadian poker player Jean-Pascal Savard was crowned as the winner of the Main Event of partypoker Million North America. To win the Main Event, Savard managed to outlast a field of a total of 1,168 entries who gathered at the Playground Poker Club in Canada for the Main Event of partypoker Million North America. The player also took home a massive guaranteed prize pool portion of CA$956,000 ($696,169), which is also the best live cash ever won by Savard. To date, the Canadian’s total live earnings amount to…

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Harrah’s New Orleans to Host the Last Stop of 2016/2017 WSOP Circuit on May 11th

Harrah’s New Orleans to Host the Last Stop of 2016/2017 WSOP Circuit on May 11th

The end of the 2016/2017 season of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit is coming closer, with only one stop to host the tournament left. The current season of the domestic WSOP Circuit kicked off on August 4th 2016 at the Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina, and over the past nine months has been hosted in a number of US states, including Connecticut, Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, Mississippi, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Iowa, etc. Now, a total of 21 stops later, Harrah’s New Orleans is to host the last stop of…

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