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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PokerStars Launches Moneymaker PSPC Tour

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PokerStars announced on Tuesday the launch of a new live poker tour, but unlike most live tours, this one will be affordable for just about everybody. And I’m not talking “affordable” as in “poker affordable” like $565 buy-ins. No, the newly created Moneymaker PSPC Tour will feature headlining tournaments with buy-ins of just $86. The… Read more »

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Michael Mizrachi Wins Third WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship

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Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi capped off several days of dominance on Tuesday as he won the 2018 World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship for an astounding third time in only the thirteenth year of the tournament’s existence. Defeating John Hennigan, another previously winner of the event, heads-up, Mizrachi cashed for $1,239,126. Mizrachi previously… Read more »

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