Author: jeremy

PokerStars Championship Presented by Monte-Carlo Casino Begins April 25

The PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino features more than 70 action-packed events at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort April 25 through May 7. The poker festival replaces the long-standing EPT Grand Final, which took place during the first 12 seasons of the European Poker Tour. The event was cut short of the 13th season due to PokerStars’ rebranding. In April, Slovakia’s Jan Bendik outlasted a field of 1,098 players to win the last EPT Grand Final Main Event for €961,800. The PokerStars Championship Main Event features many similarities to this event with a €5,300 buy-in and...

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Mobile Poker Club Announces New TWIST Tournaments

Mobile Poker Club is inviting all players to participate in its new TWIST tournaments. TWIST is a hyper-turbo winner-take-all tournament for three participants. Each tournament is full of surprises, with the size of the prize pool randomly determined, reaching up to 500 buy-ins. The minimum buy-in is only $0.25, which is great news for fans of micro-limits. Jackpot tournaments with maximum multipliers of 50 and 500 will reward all players. Players who place second or third will receive 10 percent of the prize fund. More prizes and their distributions are posted on the official website of Mobile Poker Club....

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Inside Gaming: Straub Wants to Open TEN in June, CT Casino Debate Continues

It’s all about casinos in this week’s installment of Inside Gaming. Starting in Atlantic City, the purchaser of the old Revel Casino — now called TEN — has announced plans to reopen part of the property in June, two different casinos catch fire in Las Vegas (with no injuries, thankfully), and Connecticut tribes and others continue to battle over casino expansion in Connecticut. Owner Announces Another Opening Date for TEN This week Glenn Straub, owner of the former Revel Casino in Atlantic City that closed in 2014 and has been renamed TEN, announced a plan to open the hotel-only...

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Tony Dunst Plays God

One man with plenty of belief in his own ability here at the partypokerLIVE MILLIONS is partypoker ambassador Tony Dunst. The former WPT and WSOP Bracelet winner rightly approaches poker like he does life – with a spring in his step and a confident calm about whatever transpires at the table. Never happy to let a poker player stay in their comfort zone, we threw a stick in Dunst’s spokes by challenging his ability to take control of the world for a few minutes. We made him God for five questions and gave him some serious decisions to influence....

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Big Names Make It Through To partypokerLIVE MILLIONS Day 3

Another fantastic day of tournament poker is in the books at Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham, where Day 2 of the partypokerLIVE MILLIONS £5,300 Main Event kept staff, dealers and hundreds of players busy throughout the afternoon and evening. The 1,240 entries from qualifiers and direct buy-ins along with the many buy-ins from online qualifiers and satellites hosted in partner casinos around Europe have totaled a combined prize pool of £6,017,395, eclipsing the guaranteed £6,000,000. Every one of the remaining 220 players from today, as well as the 36 players that already advanced to Day 3 from playing in either...

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