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2014-03-21 08:22:36

GIBRALTAR, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team 888poker [http://www.888poker.com ] ambassador, Justin 'JC' Tran, has won his 2nd World Poker Tour title at the 2014 WPT Rolling Thunder. Located in his home city of Sacramento, California, the $3,500 buy-in No Limit Holdem event drew 465 runners, with total prize pool $1, 480,000. JC defeated Texan Preston Harwell to take home the top prize of $302,750, which includes a $15,400 seat to the WPT Championships in May....

2014-03-12 08:27:33

GIBRALTAR, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online poker room, 888poker.com [http://www.888poker.com ] has become the first company to start running satellites to the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Winners will receive an amazing $15,000 package which includes six nights luxury accommodation at the Palazzo hotel, flights, incredible VIP Las Vegas events, and the $10,000 buy-in to the WSOP Main Event. With a $10,000,000 first...

2014-03-05 12:24:02

LONDON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Poker Index is proud to announce that former World #1 tennis professional, and poker enthusiast Boris Becker [http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/player.php?a=r&n=95216 ] has become the newest voice of support on behalf of the GPI. As the GPI's newest advocate the six-time Grand Slam Champion is set to promote poker and its players in new ways, bridging the game with the world of sports and helping to push our...

2014-02-14 12:22:32

GIBRALTAR, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team888 Ambassador and Poker pro Jacob "Jake" Balsiger finished in third place in the Aussie Million's Poker Championship's flagship Main Event in the wee hours of Monday morning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140214/670604 ) Outlasting all but two players in a field of 668 of the world's best players, Balsiger collects AUD$650,000 for his achievement, taking his total career earnings to date to an...

2014-02-11 23:01:42

Phil Ivey wins the largest live tournament score of his professional career, placing him at second place for all-time money wins in poker. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 On Monday, Phil Ivey concluded the Aussie Millions 250K Challenge with a victory at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. The AU$4 million first place prize is one of the richest in poker. Ivey earned the largest live tournament score of his professional career in winning. The $250,000 Challenge offered...

2014-01-28 23:26:02

Phil Ivey and other poker professionals offer a subscription-based website to teach poker skills and strategy. Various membership options and multiple levels of game-play strategy make this site ideal for beginners and experts alike. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Phil Ivey and Ivey Poker are pleased to announce the launch of a new poker training website – Ivey League. Building on his desire to teach the world to play poker, Ivey’s new website features video strategy sessions...

2014-01-03 12:23:11

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Poker Index declares Negreanu 'best poker player of the past decade' on live tournament circuit Daniel Negreanu, a member of Team PokerStars Pro, has been recognised as the best poker player of the past decade by independent poker ranking service Global Poker Index (GPI). This recognition follows an outstanding performance by Negreanu in 2013, where he won a...

2013-12-13 08:23:14

PRAGUE, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennis star beats Brazilian football legend Ronaldo and world number one poker player Daniel Negreanu to win EUR50,000 for charity World tennis number one Rafa Nadal emerged as winner of the EPT Charity Challenge, beating Brazilian football legend Ronaldo and world number one poker player Daniel Negreanu. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2013-11-21 23:32:20

Renowned celebrity poker professional and decision-making expert can be discovered online on Twitter, Facebook and other relevant online media channels Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Professional poker player and renowned decision making expert Annie Duke is now represented online across all major social networks and other relevant digital channels. Duke, who was recently appointed to the board of education advocacy group After-School All-Stars, can be found on social media...

2013-11-20 23:33:12

With the dramatic rise of seniors playing tournament poker, Senior Poker Tour™ (SPT™) has launched a nationwide poker tour for adults 50+ with the inaugural series taking place at Horseshoe Casino Tunica, Mississippi from January 15-19, 2014 and will feature 17 events culminating with the multi-day $550 buy-in main championship event. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 With buy-ins ranging from $150-$550, the tournament circuit will provide opportunities for amateur, semi-pro,...