Poker news

  • PokerStars Releases 2017 SCOOP Schedule

    March 28, 2017

    Date Time # Buy In Variant April 30 – May 6 various 01 Phase 1 tournaments for L, M and H Sunday, May 7 08:00 02L $11 NLHE 02M $109 NLHE 02H $1,050 NLHE 11:00 03L $27 NLHE 03M $215 NLHE 03H $2,100 NLHE 14:00 04L $27 NLHE 04M $215 NLHE 04H $2,100 NLHE 15:30 05L $27 PLO 05M $215 PLO 05H $2,100 PLO [6Max, Sunday, Grand ...

  • Will Berry Wins First WSOP Circuit Tulsa Hard Rock Main Event

    March 28, 2017

    The third time was the charm for Will Berry. After twice making World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event final tables, both in Choctaw, Berry broke through to take down WSOP Circuit Tulsa Hard Rock Main Event, the first Circuit stop at the venue. He topped a field of 574 for a $180,806 first-place prize, the ...

  • Poker & Pop Culture: Old Time Radio & Early 'Poker Programming'

    March 28, 2017

    A newspaper ad for “Suspense” An even scarier show was the popular Suspense that ran from 1942-1962. An episode called “Hitchhike Poker” from 1948 stars Gregory Peck as a hitchhiker who plays “license plate poker” with a fellow who gives him a ride (making poker hands from license plate numbers). Things remain fun and innocent until ...

  • Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza III Schedule for Summer 2017

    March 28, 2017

    Although many poker players have banded together for a multi-year boycott at the Sheldon Adelson-owned Venetian in Las Vegas, the DeepStacks Extravaganza III still remains one of the most popular series on Las Vegas every summer. This year, the Venetian poker room is going bigger than ever before, offering 110 events with more than $121 ...

  • Performance of the Week: Kenneth Smaron Wins the PSC Panama Main Event

    March 28, 2017

    Every week, PokerNews will bring you the top performance from the previous week. There were many great performances last week: Mikita Badziakouski defeating the reclusive Tom Dwan in heads-up play for €595,000 ($654,302). This was his only biggest poker cash outside of the PokerStars Championship Panama Main Event. Be sure to complete your PokerNews experience by ...