Poker News

  • 11 June 2006

    Over 120 Compete to Represent Italy in the Everest Poker European Championship

    Antonio Lerario becomes the fourth Italian at the final live Italian qualifier. Montreal (PRWEB) June 9, 2006 — Antonio Lerario bested more than 120 competitors in Milan, Italy at the final Italian qualifier for the Everest Poker European Championship. Lerario, from Brescia, is the fourth Italian player to qualify to represent Italy in the Everest Poker European Championship. Claudio Vincenzi came in second with Petazzi Gigi from Lazzate coming in third place.

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  • 11 June 2006

    World Series Of Poker largest Sponsorship Deal in Poker History

    World Series Of Poker, Milwaukee’s Best Light Announce Largest Sponsorship Deal In Poker History LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 9, 2006–Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:HET) today announced a landmark agreement in principle for Milwaukee’s Best Light to become the Presenting Sponsor and Official Beer of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) through 2008.

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  • 02 June 2006

    Absolute Poker's 'Win Your Tuition' College Finalists Move On to the Final Table

    Thursday June 1, 9:01 am ET Live tournament and free party at Crobar in New York City; mtvU to interview the winner SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 1 /PRNewswire/ — Absolute Poker, the fourth largest online poker website in the world, recently announced the six finalists of its ‘Win Your Tuition’ Spring tournament.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Hollywood Poker Raises $30,000 For 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend

    Wednesday May 24, 1:05 pm ET AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — HollywoodPoker.com, where the stars come to play, raised $30,000 for the 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend with 100% of the money benefiting four Austin, TX children charities. The Austin, TX event was held May 4-7, 2006. New to this year’s event was the HollywoodPoker.com Texas Hold ‘em Celebrity Challenge, helping the organization raise over $300,000 during the entire weekend.

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  • 29 May 2006

    "World's Sexiest Woman" signed by Titan Poker

    Joanna Krupa, ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’, has just signed on as official spokesperson for Titan Poker. Joanna comes by that title honestly, having been voted ‘sexiest woman in the world’ by magazines in Australia, Czeck Republic, England, Germany, South Africa and the USA, not to mention appearing on the cover of Playboy. Joanna recently played in a Trump Tower charity poker game and that was all it took to hook her on the game of poker.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Phil Hellmuth Launches the Third Edition of Camp Hellmuth, the Ultimate Weekend of Poker

    Poker Players Get a Weekend Crash-Course to Take Their Game to the Next Level! LAS VEGAS, May 26 /CNW/ – Post Oak Productions, a Toronto-based event production company, announced today the launch of the third edition of Camp Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth’s poker fantasy camp weekend. Led by nine-time World Series of Poker Champion Phil Hellmuth, Camp Hellmuth will run from August 11th through August 13th, 2006, at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, NV.

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  • 13 May 2006

    InterPoker Signs Poker Prodigy Scott Fischman

    Scott Fischmean is the youngest poker player to ever to wear two back to back World Series of Poker Bracelets and now Scott has joined the InterPoker.com Extreme Team Scott worked as a dealer at the Mirage Casino in Las Vegas in his early twenties, however when diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2002, he decided to try playing rather than dealing. His first tourney was in January of 2004 at The Grand American Poker Classic in Tunica, MS, placing an impressive 4th.

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  • 13 May 2006

    Prohibition Is Back Again

    Lazlow 05/11/2006 11:55 am Evidently there’s some fancy knock-twice secret-password poker parlor in New York City, because a friend invited me to come play. Texas has caused a lot of problems in the last few years, but the virus of Texas Hold ‘em ranks up there with other fine Texas traditions, such as executing the mentally handicapped and covering your ears and yelling “la-la-la-la” at pictures of Antarctica melting.

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  • 11 May 2006

    CelebPoker.com Announces Its Poker Software is Now Available in Four Languages

    Meeting the increasing demands of poker players world wide, CelebPoker.com has released its free poker software client in German, Spanish and Turkish as well as English. Many players now have the opportunity to play online poker in their respective language. As online poker grows by thousands of players daily, the geographic range of players is becoming wider. The phenomenon that poker has become in America and Scandinavia and Britain has spread quickly in Germany (de.celebpoker.

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  • 11 May 2006

    Everest Poker and The German Poker Players Association Send Three More Qualifiers to the Everest Poker European Championship

    Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) May 8, 2006 — In April, three more players won live satellite tournaments in Germany to qualify for the Everest Poker European Championship. A one-of-a-kind pan-European championship, the Everest Poker European Championship (“EPEC”) consists of live satellites throughout Europe and online satellites at EverestPoker.com. It all leads up to 100 players competing in the grand finale, a 50,000€ freeroll at the Casino de Barcelona on September 9, 2006.

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