Christopher Fisher Emerges Victorious from 2016/17 WSOP Circuit $580 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em Event

Christopher Fisher Emerges Victorious from 2016/17 WSOP Circuit $580 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em Event

Christopher Fisher managed to emerge victorious from the 2016/17 WSOP Circuit $580 Buy-in No Limit Hold’em Event #4, which was held at Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina. Fisher beat the other 276 participants in the event and won his first WSOP Circuit Ring at the first-place prize. As mentioned above, the event attracted a total of 277 players who gathered a prize pool estimated to $138,500. Day 2 started with 22 players and lasted for more than ten hours, eventually playing down to a winner. The recreational poker player Christopher…

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David Peters Moves up in GPI Ranking

David Peters Moves up in GPI Ranking

David Peters is currently the player who has been occupying the fifth position of the Global Poker Index (GPI) Ranking for two weeks now. This is his best achievement to date, as the 5th place has been as high as he has climbed in the ranking. Also, with all-time winnings of $12,221,561 and live best cash of $2,309,000 he has reached as high as the fourth position by national rank. The American has taken part in various poker events within 2016. the latest event he participated in was the Bellagio…

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Bradley Young Ranks 1st at 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $360 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Event

Bradley Young Ranks 1st at 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $360 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Event

After finishing as runner-up in the $570 No Limit Hold’em/Pot Limit Omaha, Bradley Young managed to beat the field of 124 entrants and win the $360 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo taking home a prize of $7,194 after making a four-way deal with his last three standing opponents at the event’s final table. The player, who is based in New York, took part in a total of three events of the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, including the $570 No Limit Hold’em/Pot Limit Omaha where he finished second and won…

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Anthony Zinno Occupies GPI Ranking 4th Position for 3rd Consecutive Week

Anthony Zinno Occupies GPI Ranking 4th Position for 3rd Consecutive Week

Anthony Zinno remains at the fourth position at the latest Global Poker Index (GPI) Ranking for a third consecutive week. The latest upgrade of the ranking saw the first three places unchanged, with the 23-year-old Fedor Holz still holding on to the top, followed by Jason Mercier and Nick Petrangelo. The Cranston, US-born player is famous for winning three World Poker Tour (WPT) titles as well as a World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet last year. Zinno, who has once reached the first position in the Ranking, has all…

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James Mackey Emerges Victorious in WPT Choctaw $3,700 Main Event

James Mackey Emerges Victorious in WPT Choctaw $3,700 Main Event

The 30-year-old American poker pro James Mackey won the WPT Choctaw $3,700 Main Event that took place at the Chostaw Casino resort. The player not only got the tournament’s trophy, but also won a prize of $681,758 as well as the right to take part in the WPT Tournament of Champions. In addition, by winning the Main Event, Mackey also received a Hublot watch and was granted with a pair of Monster 24K headphones. The young US player also became the current leader in the Season XV Hublot WPT Player…

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Nicholas Mahabee Gets the 2016 SHRPO $360 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Trophy

Nicholas Mahabee Gets the 2016 SHRPO $360 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) Trophy

Last night, the opening evening of the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was completed with a record number of participants. Regardless that it came to a multi-day event, an additional day of play was needed in order for the opening event to be finally closed. Nicholas Mahabee got the first-place trophy after winning the starting flight $360 Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) event. This is the second Seminole Hard Rock Poker title for Mahabee to date. Apart from the event’s shiny guitar pick tournament trophy, Mahabee also got home…

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Five Day 1 Qualifying Sessions Remain for Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath Tournament Main Event

Five Day 1 Qualifying Sessions Remain for Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath Tournament Main Event

The Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series are having their sixth annual edition, which began on July 28th with the 25/50 Flight A event. Still, players who would like to participate in the tournament and try their luck still have some time to qualify for a seat into the tour’s prestigious £120 Buy-in Main Event. The latter will have its final at the end of the week – on Sunday, August 7th. The main event final will take place at the Grosvenor Casino Goventry. More than 5,000 entrants are currently expected…

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Nick Petrangelo Remains 3rd after Latest GPI Ranking Update

Nick Petrangelo Remains 3rd after Latest GPI Ranking Update

The latest update of the Global Poker Index Ranking saw the three leading positions on the board unchanged. Fedor Holz kept his leadership position for seventh week in a row, while Jason Mercier remained as a runner-up for four consecutive weeks. The No.3 player in the GPI Ranking – Nick Petrangelo – managed to keep his position for three straight weeks and does not hide his ambitions to go all the way to top of the list. The 29-year-old Massachusetts-born professional poker player has climbed in the Global Poker Index…

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2016 Seneca Niagara Fall Summer Slam $300 Pot-Limit Omaha Won by Geoff Saxton

2016 Seneca Niagara Fall Summer Slam $300 Pot-Limit Omaha Won by Geoff Saxton

The fantastic one-day $300 Pot-Limit Omaha tournament gathered a field of 77 entries as part of the 2016 Seneca Niagara Fall Summer Slam. The 33-year-old Geoff Saxton won the competition, outlasting all the competitors to win the $5,356 first-place prize and the special trophy of the tournament. The $300 Pot-Limit Hold’em event which ended on Thursday night surpassed its guaranteed prize of $15,000 and created a prize pool that totalled $19,385 and was distributed between the players who finished at the top eight places. The minimum payout granted at the…

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Live Poker Tournaments to Kick off in UK and Ireland in August

Live Poker Tournaments to Kick off in UK and Ireland in August

All poker players who are looking forward to find an affordable live poker tournament on the territory of the UK and Ireland to join can consider themselves lucky. It seems that August 2016 is to bring not one, not two, but a whole bunch of thrilling poker events you can participate in. What is really convenient is the fact that most of the below-mentioned live poker tour operators feature poker websites which provide players with the opportunity to qualify for their events quickly and easily. The first tournament, which started…

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