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by Jennifer Newell Bruno Fitoussi
by Jennifer Newell
Bruno Fitoussi has been a poker player most of his life, though one of his most well-known accomplishments is founding the famous Aviation Club de France.
Read more...09/11/2014


by Jennifer Newell 2014 WCOOP Begins with Bang
by Jennifer Newell
The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) on PokerStars is the largest and most popular online poker tournament series in the world and has been since its inception.
Read more...09/10/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
They're on a roll. The Sunday majors on PokerStars and Full Tilt were all on the rise again this week, each with increased registration numbers, with some quite significantly above those of the previous Sunday.
Read more...09/09/2014


by Jennifer Newell EPT Barcelona High Rollers
by Jennifer Newell
There were three High Roller tournaments held at the EPT Barcelona festival this year. In order to kick off the new season of the European Poker Tour, players had several chances to play for high stakes and win potentially life-changing money.
Read more...09/08/2014


by Jennifer Newell Dan Smith among Winners of EPT
by Jennifer Newell
The European Poker Tour's first stop of Season 11 was a large undertaking, as the festival at Casino Barcelona in Spain offered a total of 43 poker tournaments in conjunction with the Estrellas Poker Tour.
Read more...09/06/2014


by Jennifer Newell EPT Barcelona Main Event
by Jennifer Newell
The European Poker Tour kicked off its 11th season in Barcelona. In cooperation with the Estrellas Poker Tour, the festival offered 43 poker tournaments at Casino Barcelona from August 16-27.
Read more...09/05/2014


by Jennifer Newell WPT Legends of Poker
by Jennifer Newell
The first official stop of the latest World Poker Tour season was in Los Angeles at the Bicycle Casino. The WPT Legends of Poker Main Event was a $3,700 buy-in tournament with reentries allowed and a special quantum reload option of buying in for $10K on Day 2.
Read more...09/04/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
The numbers are up again! Every one of the Sunday online poker major tournaments on PokerStars and Full Tilt experienced an increase in registration numbers after several weeks of weak performances.
Read more...09/03/2014


by Jennifer Newell Daniel Negreanu
by Jennifer Newell
Negreanu discovered a knack for sports betting and billiards hustling during his teenage years, and those activities led to the discovery of poker. He learned the game well enough to challenge his fellow high school students.
Read more...09/03/2014


by Jennifer Newell Ben Lamb
by Jennifer Newell
Lamb was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the 1980s. He attended Jenks High School, and upon graduation, began attending classes at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. It was during his late teens and early 20s that poker became a larger part of his life.
Read more...09/02/2014


by Jennifer Newell Daniel Sindelar
by Jennifer Newell
Sindelar is 30 years old and originally hails from Columbus, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and it was there that he began to play poker with friends for very small amounts of money.
Read more...09/01/2014


by Jennifer Newell Andoni Larrabe
by Jennifer Newell
As a professional poker player, Larrabe knew that the segregated online poker market of Spain offered much fewer opportunities for big fields in the multi-table tournaments in which he excels.
Read more...08/30/2014


by Jennifer Newell Mark Newhouse
by Jennifer Newell
Newhouse has been in poker for quite some time. Though the Chapel Hill, North Carolina poker pro is only 29 years old, he has spent most of adult life in the world of professional poker.
Read more...08/29/2014


by Jennifer Newell Bruno Politano
by Jennifer Newell
Politano is a 31-year-old man from Fortaleza in Ceara, Brazil. Originally from Sao Paulo, he is one of only two players at the November Nine final table who doesn't play poker professionally.
Read more...08/28/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
Another week, another decline for the majority of PokerStars online poker tournaments in the Sunday lineup. Though the low buy-in Sunday Storm saw an increase, the others lost numbers again this week, indicating the seasonal decline was definitely not over.
Read more...08/27/2014


by Jennifer Newell William Tonking
by Jennifer Newell
onking is 27 years old and hails from Flemington, New Jersey. After studying at the University of South Carolina, he settled into New Jersey and soon began playing poker for a living. Online poker was his bread and butter before Black Friday, but he also did well in live cash games.
Read more...08/26/2014


by Jennifer Newell Brandon Shack-Harris
by Jennifer Newell
Brandon Shack-Harris is not a well-known poker player by most standards of the game, but he quickly caught the eye of everyone at the 2014 World Series of Poker with a performance fitting of a Player of the Year.
Read more...08/25/2014


by Jennifer Newell Maria Ho
by Jennifer Newell
Maria Ho has accumulated more than $1.5 million in live tournament earnings in her poker career that spans nearly a decade. She is one of the most respected commentators in the business as well.
Read more...08/24/2014


by Jennifer Newell Calvin Anderson
by Jennifer Newell
Calvin Anderson may be best known as cal42688, but his online poker successes also translate to the live poker tables. With more than $1.1 million in live tournament earnings and more than $5.6 million online, he is one of the top ranked players in the world.
Read more...08/22/2014


by Jennifer Newell Dutch Boyd
by Jennifer Newell
Dutch Boyd has been dedicated to poker for most of his adult life. He won his third WSOP bracelet in the summer of 2014 and authored a book about his poker life as he continues his journey with the game.
Read more...08/21/2014


by Jennifer Newell Daniel Sindelar
by Jennifer Newell
Daniel Sindelar is a professional poker player living in Las Vegas, Nevada. Having been a pro for several years, he is no stranger to the World Series of Poker.
Read more...08/20/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
Last weekend, it seemed that the Sunday majors on PokerStars found a nice level registration line that would carry on past the seasonal decline. That seems to have been incorrect, as numbers for nearly all of the big PokerStars Sunday tournaments were down by more than just a few players this week.
Read more...08/19/2014


by Jennifer Newell Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon
by Jennifer Newell
The Macau Poker Cup has become one of the most popular tournaments in the Asia Pacific region of the world, and the 21st edition got underway on August 8 at the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room.
Read more...08/18/2014


by Jennifer Newell Andoni Larrabe
by Jennifer Newell
Andoni Larrabe is a professional poker player and known for his accomplishments in his home country of Spain.
Read more...08/16/2014


by Jennifer Newell WSOPC Palm Beach
by Jennifer Newell
The World Series of Poker Circuit season for 2014-2015 was prepared not long after the WSOP summer series in Las Vegas wrapped.
Read more...08/14/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
The Sunday majors on PokerStars were full of players this week, as the registration numbers seemed to indicate some stability after the seasonal decline of the spring and early summer.
Read more...08/13/2014


by Jennifer Newell Felix Stephensen
by Jennifer Newell
A professional poker player with more online poker earnings in cash games than tournament wins, but he has the second largest chip stack at the final table.
Read more...08/12/2014


by Jennifer Newell Melissa Burr
by Jennifer Newell
Melissa Burr was one of the breakout stars of the 2014 World Series of Poker. Her deep runs in mixed game events and history-making final table in the $50K Championship catapulted the cash game pro into the live tournament spotlight.
Read more...08/11/2014


by Jennifer Newell WCOOP Challenge Main Event
by Jennifer Newell
The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) remains the most popular online poker tournament series in the world, so PokerStars added to that success with a special WCOOP Challenge Series.
Read more...08/08/2014


by Jennifer Newell Sunday Majors Results
by Jennifer Newell
As per expectations, the Sunday majors on PokerStars and Full Tilt saw another rise in registration numbers for the Sunday majors on August 3.
Read more...08/07/2014


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