Tag Archives: World Poker Tour
- The WPT to focus growth in Japan and South America as Ourgame show their hand.
October 16, 2017
The World Poker Tour will focus on growth in Japan and South America after their owners Ourgame International outlines plans to raise HK$416m through a subscription share scheme that also involves growing their esports business. Is poker dead? Ourgame International Holdings Limited doesn’t think so. The Hong Kong-listed online games...
- WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars event shoots itself, but is it dead?
October 10, 2017
The World Poker Tour releases their 2018 Season XVI schedule, and there's no place for the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars event. I nearly left it. It was struggling to breathe, squeezed into the kerb, trying to find the only piece of shade underneath a sun desperate to end its...
- South American poker news: Zeus wins WSOPC Brazil; WPT move to Argentina
October 6, 2017
A couple of stories from South America including a man named Zeus winning the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event in Brazil, and a fresh appearance in Argentina from the World Poker Tour. Andrew “Zeus” Kuster is the newest World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) gold ring winner. The...
- Live tournament news: Papazyan wins 2nd WPT title; Daher Kyrenia win
October 5, 2017
Two live tournament scores to bring you up to speed on including Art Papazyan winning his second World Poker Tour title of the season, and Albert Daher continuing his great form with a victory in Kyrenia. Art Papazyan became only the eighth player in history to win two World Poker...
- If poker and esports had sex what would the baby look like?
October 2, 2017
The World Poker Tour is the latest poker company to partner with an esports outfit, and Lee Davy questions the purpose of such a move. When I think about Fedor Holz, I always think about Scrabble, and it's not because he has a "Z" in his name. The first time...
- The World Poker Tour has an official private jet partner
September 19, 2017
The World Poker Tour will present the winner of the WPT Borgata Poker Open with a membership for a private jet firm, and I wonder why the hell anyone would want that prize? Bullseye. No, not the Marvel Comics character played by Colin Farrell. I’m reminiscing about the 1980s UK...