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EPT Barcelona: Final Table Set in Main Event, Ami Barer Leads High Roller
Hossein Ensan leads final table of eight at EPT Barcelona Main Event.
Today 10:30 AM
25 Players Remain in EPT Barcelona Main Event – Bram Haenraets Leads
PLO grinder Bren Lenton bets six-figures on intense 100 buy-in challenge
Yesterday 7:09 PM
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Crazy Elior & Gus Hansen Head Monday's Big Winners
After a singularly unspectacular start to the year, Brit pro Elior "Crazy Elior" Sion finally has something to shout about. His leaderboard topping $430.9k win yesterday puts him up $776k in...
Yesterday 4:49 PM
Big Weekend Wins for Denoking, Gus Hansen, and FinddaGrind
It was a good weekend at the highstakes tables for NLHE specialist Denoking, and veteran highstakes star and Full Tilt Pro, Gus Hansen.
Monday 8:07 PM
EPT Barcelona: 60 Players Remain in the Main Event, High Roller Kicks Off
The money bubble burst on Day 3 of the EPT Barcelona Main Event. Pawel Brzeski is currently leading the final 60 players with 2,800,000 in chips.
Monday 4:30 PM
PokerStars to Prohibit Political Statements at Live Events, PokerTracker and Hold’em Manager Merge
Rational Group issues statement regarding EPT Barcelona controversy, major software compan...
Sunday 9:03 PM
Massive Turnout for EPT Barcelona Main Event
Record attendance for EPT Barcelona Main Event as almost 1,500 players register.
Sunday 12:00 PM
Big Winners In All The Games
For once there wasn't a single poker variant which dominated proceedings yesterday, as we saw big games at the 2-7 TD, FLO8, NLHE, and 8-Game tables, with decent winners at each.
Saturday 1:21 PM
Alexonmoon & PostflopAction Win Big at the 8-Game
The 8-Game action over at Full Tilt continued yesterday, with Alex "Alexonmoon" Luneau back at the top of the daily leader board with a $293.6k win.
Friday 12:59 PM
Isaac
Revenge for Haxton & Isildur1 Wins Again
Thursday 7:03 PM
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Thursday 2:28 PM
Olivier Busquet Wins EPT Barcelona Super High Roller for €896,434
Busquet defeats his protege Daniel Colman in the heads-up play.
Thursday 9:30 AM
PokerStars set to Launch Casino Games in “the coming months”
BetSafe secures signing of Norwegian November Niner Felix Stephensen
Wednesday 7:31 PM
Doug
Negreanu's "$1 million challenge" unlikely to happen anytime soon.
Wednesday 6:00 PM
Big Win For Isildur1 - Up Nearly $1m In last 24 Hours
After a terrible past 30 days, Full Tilt Pro Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has finally made another big score to please his fans and boost his bankroll, ended yesterday with a $617.9k win.
Wednesday 2:11 PM
Noah Boeken Accuses Jungleman of “Using Hitmen” to Collect Debts
Brazilian November Niner Bruno Politano signs with 888poker
Wednesday 1:04 PM
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Wednesday 11:51 AM
Educa-p0ker Beats Trueteller at NLHE & taktloss47 up $1/2m in 2 Days
For the first time in a while the biggest winner at the nosebleeds yesterday came from the tables of PokerStars, as Educa-p0ker bested Trueteller in a three hour heads-up match at the $50/$1...
Tuesday 7:33 PM
Dan
Colman and Negreanu now go heads-up on social media site
Tuesday 6:50 PM
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