Poker News

  • 08 September 2006

    The Next Wave in Online Gambling is Elimination Poker at UltimateBet

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 7, 2006–What happens when you cross the thrill of tournament poker with the skill level of blackjack? You get the newest wave in online gambling to take over the internet, Elimination Blackjack. Elimination Blackjack will include seven players with the ultimate goal to accumulate as many chips as possible. It will be played similar to blackjack in the casino but with a few key twists.

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  • 16 August 2006

    Shannon Shorr, 21-Year-Old Poker Millionaire, Wins the Bellagio Cup Championship Title Along with $960,000

    Shannon Shorr wraps up his first World Series of Poker appearance with a big win at the Bellagio, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Birmigham, AL (PRWEB) August 15, 2006 — Shannon Shorr now has more than enough money to cover his tuition at the University of Alabama where he’s a civil engineering major. Now that he’s made more than a million dollars playing poker, Shorr’s wondering if school’s his best bet.

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  • 13 August 2006

    Jamie Gold wins 2006 WSOP Main Event, the bracelet and $12,000,000

    August 12, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Jamie Gold, who is sponsored by Bodog Poker, started the day as chip leader with $25,650,000 beat 8,773 entrants and won the event which started back on July 28th. The final table containing 9 players was played at the Amazon Room, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada and offered total prize money of $82,466,200.

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  • 13 August 2006

    Gold wins $12 million at World Series of Poker

    Fox Sports Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Former Hollywood talent agent Jamie Gold pulled off his best acting job ever early Friday, bluffing his way to victory at the World Series of Poker and taking home the grand prize of $12 million. Gold, of Malibu, Calif., somehow convinced Paul Wasicka he had a weaker hand, getting him to push all his chips in the pot. The 36-year-old Gold screamed for joy to see Wasicka’s pocket 10s to his pair of queens.

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  • 09 August 2006

    Online Poker offers the Most Online Growth

    August 09, 2006 10:22 AM US Eastern Timezone Poker is Thought to Still Offer the Most Online Growth over the Next Three Years, Compared with Online Gambling and Online Games DUBLIN, Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 9, 2006–Research and Markets (researchandmarkets.com) has announced the addition of “The Global Business of Poker Report” to their offering.

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  • 01 August 2006

    CRYPTOLOGIC TO SET SOFTWARE FOR PLAYBOY POKER SITE

    Mon Jul 31, 2006 6:15 PM BST165 TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian gambling software company CryptoLogic Inc. and Playboy Enterprises Inc. will expand their relationship by launching the first Playboy-branded online poker Web site, the companies said on Monday. The exclusive three-year licensing deal means CryptoLogic will provide the only software used by the site, which will target players around the world except in the United States. No terms of the deal were disclosed.

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  • 29 July 2006

    WSOP HAS GROWN INTO A SERIOUS BUSINESS

    Paul McGuire / Special to FOXSports.com The winner of the 2006 World Series of Poker Championship will walk away $10 million richer as the next superstar of poker. Just ask the last three world champions, Joe Hachem, Greg Raymer or Chris Moneymaker, about how their lives instantly changed after winning the most prestigious poker tournament in the world.

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  • 29 July 2006

    CelebPoker.com Hosting 4 New Poker Tournaments That Could Land Someone in Austria, Spain, England and Aboard a Mediterranean Cruise Ship

    (PRWEB) July 28, 2006 — This year has seen some major poker tournaments taking place. Two events in the United States have featured prize pools of over 5 million dollars. Players are continually looking for the next big game and a chance to take their seat and a shot at greatness. CelebPoker.com is announcing the start of their fall 2006 tournament schedule by adding four massive new tournaments around the globe.

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  • 19 July 2006

    WSOP OFFICIAL A REAL ACE IN THE HOLE

    LAS VEGAS SUN Today: July 19, 2006 at 7:40:31 PDT Jeff Haney Jeff Haney on the best way to handle three stooges trying to cheat After watching how well a floor supervisor handled a potentially inflammatory situation this week at the Rio, I’m convinced officials with the World Series of Poker are doing everything they can to stamp out the form of cheating known as collusion. Collusion occurs when two or more players work together as a team to win more money from their opponents .

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  • 16 July 2006

    TigerGaming.com Sponsors Children’s Charity Event in Quebec, Canada

    Popular online cardroom TigerGaming.com proudly announces that it is to sponsor a charity Texas Hold’em tournament with proceeds going to the Brandon-Jonathan Teresi (BJT) Foundation in Quebec, Canada. Limassol, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 15, 2006 — Popular online cardroom TigerGaming.com – www.tigergaming.com – proudly announces that it is to sponsor a charity Texas Hold’em tournament with proceeds going to the Brandon-Jonathan Teresi (BJT) Foundation in Quebec, Canada.

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