Tag Archives: Epic Poker League
- 5 Reasons Anyone Can Become a World Class Poker Player
May 5, 2016
Lee Davy shares a few lessons learned from the Swedish psychologist K. Anders Ericsson on introducing deliberate practice into your life so you can achieve anything. There is a question I ask everyone I interview. “If you had 10,000 hours to learn anything, what would you choose and why?” I...
- Calling the Clock: PokerStars Withdraw From Grey Markets, British Poker Award Nominees Announced, and Much More
October 6, 2014
Lee Davy rounds up a week that sees Matt Savage have a few pennies returned from his involved in the Epic Poker League, the Global Poker Index announcing plans for a Global Poker Conference, the UK Gambling Commission clarifying their views on the auto top-up/rebuy rules, the nominees for the...
- Matt Savage Receives Settlement Check From Federated Sports + Gaming
September 29, 2014
Two years after Federated Sports + Gaming announced that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and its assets—including the Epic Poker League brand—were sold to Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., their former Tournament Director Matt Savage finally gets paid "some" of what his company was owed. The Epic Poker League. I...
- Poker Stars Crossing Over Into The Mainstream
September 11, 2013
Poker really is a world within a world. For the people who can see it, they spend their time traveling to some of the most extravagant places in the world where they play cards for ridiculous amounts of money. The sums of money that exchange hands in events like the...
- Interview with Alexandre Dreyfus at the WPT Venice Grand Prix – Day 2
April 2, 2013
Alexandre Dreyfuss is an entrepreneur with a love for poker. In Feb 2012, the former CEO and founder of Chiligaming sold his B2B iGaming platform to Bally Technologies, for an undisclosed amount, before launching his new baby Zokay Entertainment shortly after. The first big deal that Zokay struck was to...
- Pinnacle wins FS+G asset auction but unsecured creditors file claim against AIP
June 15, 2012
Bankruptcy court documents stemming from Wednesday’s asset auction of Federated Sports + Gaming (FS+G) -- the failed parent company of the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) and the Epic Poker League (EPL) – indicate that the winning bids were put in by US casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. FS+G went tits...
Penn National Gaming, Pinnacle Entertainment merger rumors
October 6, 2017
Investing The Hard Way: How and Why Penn National is Splitting Up
November 19, 2012
Interview with Epic Poker League Commissioner, Annie Duke
September 7, 2011