Category: Poker News

WSOP Super Circuit Online Series a Huge Success

June 5th, 2020 by

The WSOP Super Circuit Online Series has come to an end. Hosted on GGPoker, the series took place for almost one month, running from May 3 to the 31st. The series included a ton of poker action with 18 different online gold ring events. Over $100,000,000 was up for grabs in prize money and players […]

Vanessa Selbst Back Competing and Teaching the Game of Poker

June 3rd, 2020 by

Vanessa Selbst is a top poker pro who left the industry in 2017 to begin work as a hedge fund analyst. Many were sad to see her go, especially women, as she was a strong representative for females at the poker felt. Selbst started a family and began prioritizing her time differently. When playing poker […]

GGMasters Sees Fourth Week of Consecutive Growth

June 3rd, 2020 by

Online poker has seen a huge jump in traffic lately due to the coronavirus pandemic. Players are logging online while they are situated at home in order to have access to entertainment. At GGPoker, the brand has provided the GGMasters each week, offering a ton of value with large cash prizes. This past Sunday was […]

888poker XL Inferno Series Pays Out Over $1.85m in Prize Money

June 1st, 2020 by

The XL Inferno Series of 888poker has finished up with players earning over $1.85 million in prize money. Out of the eleven days of gaming, only two of the events fell short of their guaranteed prize pools. The XL Inferno was so successful it might have been the best the operator has hosted in many […]

Partypoker offering Online Series in New Jersey

June 1st, 2020 by

For poker players in New Jersey, partypoker is offering a special network wide series where players can take part in online poker tournament gaming. Titled partypoker US Network Online Series, the special option kicked off yesterday and will continue through June 7th. Players can find the action at the Borgata Poker site, partypoker US and […]

Poker Rooms Will Not Reopen in Pennsylvania as Casinos Become Operational

May 29th, 2020 by

The pressure for casinos to reopen in the United States continues to increase, especially as local economics remain in a downward spiral. In Pennsylvania, casinos will eventually reopen, but things will be different than before. For poker fans, the poker rooms will not be in business, due to social distancing requirements. New Guidelines The Pennsylvania […]

Seinfield’s Jason Alexander Wins The King’s Celebrity Poker Challenge

May 29th, 2020 by

The World Poker Tour used their ClubWPT site to offer a special celebrity poker tournament featuring famous celebrities and sports players to raise money for charity. Titled The King’s Celebrity Poker Challenge, the event was sponsored by Budweiser, raising $125,000 for World Central Kitchen. The charity helps to provide meals to families as well as […]

WPT to Host King’s Celebrity Poker Challenge

May 27th, 2020 by

If you follow the game of poker at all, you know that celebrities love it. From playing at home to taking on big pros, celebrities like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Tobey McGuire, Leonardo DiCaprio and a host of others have been seen at the felt. In many cases, celebrities play the game as a way […]

PokerStars Grand Tour Launches Offering New SNG Options

May 27th, 2020 by

Online poker fans will be happy to hear that PokerStars has now announced a new feature titled Grand Tour. The new option provides a way for players to utilize the site’s Spin & Go tournaments in a unique way. Start on a Grand Tour journey and add to your bankroll by winning big prizes. The […]

WSOP Moves Global Casino Championship Online

May 25th, 2020 by

With the coronavirus still affected the world, including the United States, poker tournament organizers are having to find ways to still offer events without a land-based venue. For the World Series of Poker, the brand has already switched to online gameplay. They have now announced that the Global Casino Championship (GCC) season ender will now […]

PokerStars Postpones PSPC and EPT Events until Next Year

May 25th, 2020 by

For gambling operators, the coronavirus outbreak has caused a shutdown of live events. In the poker community, players are logging online in record numbers in order to play cash games and tournament events. Without casinos in operation, players have no physical poker table to visit in order to play the game they love. For online […]