U. S. Poker Open to Return in 2019

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After debuting earlier this year to a less-than rousing reception, the powers that be at Poker Central and its streaming outlet PokerGO have announced that the U. S. Poker Open will return in 2019. The “made for streaming” series is a high dollar series of poker tournaments that, in some respects, makes for a “Big… Read more »

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Ali Imsirovic Goes Back-to-Back, Wins Poker Masters Event #6 to Put Stranglehold on Overall Lead

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After putting his name on the High Roller map in capturing the previous event on the 2018 Poker Masters schedule, Ali Imsirovic has reinforced that status in going “back-to-back” and winning Event #6. In taking down the $50,000 No Limit Hold’em championship, Imsirovic has also put a stranglehold on the overall leaderboard, making it so… Read more »

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2018 EPT Barcelona: Online Qualifier Piotr Nurzynski Wins Main Event, Max Silver Takes High Roller

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It was a busy Sunday around the Casino Barcelona in Spain as the European Poker Tour concluded its stop on the sunny shores of the Mediterranean. In the €5000 Main Event, an online qualifier from Poland, Piotr Nurzynski, captured the championship while, on another patch of baize in the tournament arena, high stakes player Max… Read more »

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2018 EPT Barcelona Main Event Day 1B – Anthony Chimkovich Takes Overall Chip Lead

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With 1,305 registrations on Day 1B (unique entries plus single re-entries), the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona Main Event has reached 1,903 total entries through both Day 1 flights, already eviscerating the record for the tournament. The now-former largest field for the WPT Barcelona Main Event was 1,785, set in 2016. And registration is open… Read more »

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Matt Savage, Big Blind Ante Fan

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When the Big Blind Ante concept was introduced at the ARIA last year, famed World Poker Tour Tournament Director Matt Savage was admittedly a skeptic. Making the player in the big blind pay all of the antes for the table? That seemed blasphemous. But as he said in a recent blog post, he wouldn’t be… Read more »

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