Matthew Lapossie Takes the Lead on Day 1 at the WPT Falls-view Poker Classic

February 28, 2014

The World Poker Tour action moved on to the picturesque Niagara Falls, Ontario in Canada where the first day of 2014 WPT Falls-view Poker Classic was held. The game came to a close after 13 levels which took place at the Falls-view Casino Resort. This was one of the most popular events in Canada, mainly because of the location. The Canadians also participated in huge numbers in this event and many of them are planning to stay back after the game to support their ice hockey team which is playing in Sochi at the winter Olympics. Read more

New Jersey Poker Players Prefer Legal Poker Sites: New Study

February 21, 2014

Reports from a recent study that was conducted by a firm engaged in Commercial Intelligence research of 505 New Jersey online poker players were quizzed. All of these players showed encouraging results. The study was discussed by the Commercial Intelligence during the ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition in London. The study revealed that a good 35% of existing online poker players in New Jersey had switched to online poker when it got legal status in November last year. Read more

Ami Barer Makes it to Top at the 2014 Aussie Millions Main Event

February 12, 2014

The 2014 Aussie Millions continues to hog the limelight as 22 year-old Canadian Ami Barer won the 668 player No Limit Hold’em Main Event recently. He managed to win a whopping 1.6 million Australian dollars. He also earned for himself a total of 2100 ‘Player of the Year’ points. Barer is now in the third place in the overall ‘Player of the Year’ race. This development comes across after two victories for Max Altergott and Yevgeniy Timoshenko at the $25000 and $100000 event respectively. Read more

Americas Cardroom Offers $2500 LSOP Millions Tournament Package

February 4, 2014

The year 2011 witnessed Americas Cardroom joining the Winning Poker Network. This network initially started off under a different nomenclature and was called Yatahay Network that was touting True Poker as its flagship. This was what used to be a standalone poker room, attracting several bootsikns over a period of several years. The games offered on Winning Poker Network were mostly No Limit Texas Hold’em, with of course a few Pot Limit games off and on. Read more