Tag Archives: poker tournaments
- Becky’s Affiliated: Why charity poker tournaments are important for our industry
May 7, 2015
As an online gambling industry professional, I’ve been attending big poker tournaments around the world for the past ten years of my life. Seeing as I’m not a person who plays poker for a living, my business objectives at tournaments are to mix with and interview interesting pros, mingle with...
- Man Faces 20-Years in Prison After Delivering a Fatal Punch During a Poker Game
December 5, 2014
A Sturbridge man faces 20-years behind bars after pleading guilty to manslaughter, after punching a man during a poker tournament in Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. The man later died from injuries sustained during the fall. 41-year old James A. Walsh could face 20-years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter...
- World Poker Tour adds two new events to its Season XI calendar
June 25, 2012
Already carrying a calendar full of events all over the world, the World Poker Tour seems to have no problem adding new tournaments to its packed schedule. For Season XI, the WPT is doing just that with the inclusion of two new events - one of which marks a first...
- Five on Friday: Top 2012 WSOP Events for Women
June 8, 2012
There was a time when a woman at a WSOP final table was a rare sight. Over the last decade more women than ever have taken up the game, though, and the WSOP has added significantly more events to its annual schedule. Now it’s not uncommon to see a woman...
- Question of the Day – more or less likely to play in a super high rollers event?
May 19, 2012
The recent 2012 Asian Poker Tour Philippines saw the very first staging of a super high rollers event in the Philippines with the Manila Millions. The event, which was won by Allan Le, featured a field of 25-30 poker pros who all forked over a staggering HKD 1m ($129,000)...
- Five on Friday: Biggest WSOP Events of 2012
May 11, 2012
For true fans of the game, there’s no bigger moment in poker each year than the arrival of the World Series of Poker. Now entering its 43rd year, it’s the world’s longest-running poker tournament series. It’s also the world’s richest tournament series. It’s no longer the one time of the...