Tag Archives: National Heads-Up Poker Championship
- Matusow wins National Heads-Up Poker Championship; LAPT Season 6 dates set
January 28, 2013
Mike Matusow has won the 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship, defeating Phil Hellmuth in a matchup of poker’s old(er) guard. Matusow, who earned $750k for his victory, acknowledged the lack of young upstart poker whippersnappers in the final showdown during his post-victory interview with NBC. “All you hear from the...
- 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship begins today, brackets already set
January 24, 2013
The 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship is finally upon us as the cards are set to fly today, signaling the start - and return - of the eagerly anticipated heads-up tournament. This year, 64 of the best poker players in the world were invited to be part of the tournament, each...
- iPoker skins close exclusive tables; Gutshot closes forum; Trickett now Royalty
January 11, 2013
Two of the iPoker network’s top-tier members – Bet365 and Paddy Power – have closed their exclusive tables, resulting in boosted liquidity for all the poker rooms fortunate enough to make it past iPoker’s velvet rope. When iPoker made its controversial network split last autumn, Bet365 and the Paddsters retained...
- WSOPE bracelets; WSOP props; NBC cancels National Head-Up Championship
October 14, 2011
Steve Billiraikis has taken Event #3 at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe, giving the American his second WSOP honor. The first came in 2007 in Vegas at a $5k Mixed Hold’Em event, while this year’s victory came via the €5,300 Pot Limit Omaha event, which attracted a field...
- EPT Copenhagen final table; star-studded National Heads-Up Poker Championship
February 26, 2011
The final table is set to go Saturday at the European Poker Tour Copenhagen. The field of 449 has been whittled down to eight, but it’s a rather wobbly final table considering that frontrunner Per Linde has over a third of the chips. Linde started Day 4 on top and...
- Recession biting for NAPT High Rollers?
April 14, 2010
Go Daddy will continue to sponsor the National Heads-Up Poker Championship this year, with 64 poker pros, a clutch of celebrities and a few qualifiers competing to be the Daddy - or in Vanessa Rousso's case, the Momma - of poker. They'll be hoping that they get a better turn...