JC Tran Wins Second WPT Title at Rolling Thunder

March 31, 2014

The launch of World Poker Tour in 2003saw a revolution in televised poker as there was a renewed interest in Texas Hold’em. Since then, there has been a substantial increase in the poker audience as televised poker events by WPT are both informative and educative. The expert commentary and a deft use of poker lingo by WPT hosts Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten have been instrumental in familiarizing newbies with the game.  Read more

Jared Jaffe Leads the WPT Jacksonville Bestbet Open Day Two

March 24, 2014

The second day of the WPT Jacksonville Bestbet Open was filled with a lot of heartbreaking results and tight finishes. In the last few hands of the day, almost seven players were eliminated one hand after the other. There was no surprise that the reigning champion of the WPT Jacksonville Bestbet open, Jared Jaffe, was leading the pack, going into the third day of the event. He currently holds 776,000 chips and is followed by Jordan Cristos (699,000), Nghia Le (604,000), Bryan Irish-Jones (573,00), Sean Winter (552,000) and Nabil Hirezi (520,000). The winner of the event will earn a place at the WPT Champions Cup. Read more

Bernard Lee Wins Inaugural RunGoodGear Main Event

March 12, 2014

Downstream Casino Resort, Quapaw, Oklahoma was the venue for the RunGoodGear.com’s inaugural poker event which had a buy in of $675. The prize pool of $100,000 was almost doubled as nearly 344 players entered the tournament. Bernard Lee, Team Run Good member emerged as the final winner of the competition and took home $47,555 and secured a seat for himself in the World Series of Poker, 2014. Read more

2014 GUKPT Main Event in Manchester Title Grabbed by Rhys Jones

March 6, 2014

Still fairly young in his career, Rhys Jones recently secured his most prominent title yet. The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) this year brought Jones’ name into the poker community. Winning the title and earning about £42,000 was as good as it could get for Rhys. Read more