Tag Archives: Partouche Poker Tour
- Cheating Poker Player Ali Tekintamgac Heading to Prison
July 14, 2014
Cheating poker player Ali Tekintamgac has finally received his comeuppance after being sentenced to three years and five months in a German jail. So it’s true. Cheaters never prosper. Rather than learn the art of the game, like most of his illustrious compatriots, the German player Ali Tekintamgac decided to...
- ISPT & DTD Confirm Prize Pool & Structure for Wembley Showpiece
March 11, 2013
When Simon Trumper was handed his first assignment as the new International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISTP) Wembley Tournament Director, there was a fuse wire attached to it, it was lit and Ethan Hunt was making a charge for the famous stadium. “When the DTD/ISPT agreement was reached, I was asked...
- Incredibly Stupid Poker Tour? DTD Guarantees €1M For First And Suddenly Its Game On.
March 5, 2013
In the movie From Dusk Till Dawn the two protagonists, George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino, unwittingly seek refuge in an establishment that turns out to be the main drinking hole of a bunch of vampires. On the face of it, both Clooney and Tarantino believe they are amidst normal everyday...
- Schemion wins final PPT; results from GSOP, UKIPT, MPCC, Borgata, Crown
September 11, 2012
German poker player Ole Schemion will go into the history books as the latest – and last – winner of a Partouche Poker Tour main event. Schemion earned €1.17m for outlasting 572 other players over five days in Cannes at the season five finale that contained as much drama off...
- Patrick Partouche surrenders, will make up PPT Cannes prize pool shortfall
September 7, 2012
Suffice it to say, no reputable business school has plans to include the Partouche Poker Tour’s past 48 hours in any case study of how best to approach crisis management. After the PPT fifth season’s marquee event in Cannes failed to attract enough players to measure up to its €5m...
- Partouche Poker Tour to fold after failure to honor guaranteed prize pool
September 6, 2012
Recalling the 1962 “you won’t have [Richard] Nixon to kick around anymore” speech, Partouche Poker Tour (PPT) CEO Patrick Partouche has declared that the PPT season five finale currently winding down in Cannes, France would be the PPT’s swan song. The announcement, delivered in defiant terms to a hastily assembled...
Mervin Chan takes Aussie Millions main event; Hwang wins WPT Borgata
February 3, 2013
Full Tilt Poker Pros: The Resurrection of the Red Pro
September 16, 2013
Live Tournament Poker: The Future of the Guaranteed Tournament
September 20, 2013