MGM Introduces East Coast Poker Tour

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MGM Resorts International has announced the creation of a new live poker series, the MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour (ECPT). As the name implies, the tour will be hosted by MGM’s large casinos in the eastern United States. The ECPT will kickoff in February 2020. Like some regional or “minor league” poker tours, the… Read more »

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EPT Prague Main Event Final Table Set

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The final table has been determined at the 2019 European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague Main Event, the final EPT stop of the year (though with two weeks left in the year, perhaps that latter point is obvious). Going into Tuesday’s action, Israel’s Gaby Livshitz is well ahead of the other four players with 11.205 million… Read more »

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2019 EPT Prague Main Event Day 1A: Pierre Calamusa Rolling

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The final European Poker Tour (EPT) stop of the year and the second-to-last of the EPT season is underway. Day 1A of the EPT Prague Main Event took place on Wednesday and it was Pierre Calamusa who lorded over the field, finishing the night with 457,000 chips. His closest competitor, Stefan Egermann, has just 285,600.… Read more »

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Players Banter Ideas for Improving Tournament Poker

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It is arguable that the tournament poker scene has never been more popular than today. The World Series of Poker Championship Event reached numbers that haven’t been seen since the mid-Aughts, it seems that stops on the World Poker Tour are consistently breaking previous records and even lower scale events (daily tournaments) seem to be… Read more »

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Geoffrey Hum Wins WPT Montreal Main Event

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Geoffrey Hum won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal Main Event this week, the first WPT title of his career. For his victory, hum won $380,648 or CAD $500,000. Winners of major poker tournaments are usually pretty humble as they bask in the glow of their success, but Hum has got to be one of… Read more »

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Josh Adkins Wins WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble

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Josh Adkins won the World Poker Tour (WPT) bestbet Bounty Scramble on Tuesday, the first WPT victory of his poker career. For the win, Adkins banked $331,480. What was perhaps the most amazing thing about Adkins’ run was that it was not only his first WPT title, but it was the very first time he… Read more »

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