Split Decision on 2018 Poker Player of the Year

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Twelve months…literally hundreds if not thousands of tournaments annotated, counted and compiled…so what do we find as we reach the end of 2018 regarding the Poker Player of the Year? It’s a split decision with plenty of players who can claim to be one of the Top Ten in the world and two who can… Read more »

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Paul Michaelis Wins 2018 EPT Prague Main Event

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Paul Michaelis won the European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague Main Event Tuesday, the first EPT title of his career. This was the second consecutive year that he had a deep run at this event, finishing 28th last year when the tournament was branded as the PokerStars Championship Prague. Michaelis won €840,000 (approximately $953,646) for the… Read more »

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Nikunj Jhunjhunwala Wins WPT India Main Event

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Nikunj Jhunjhunwala won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Main Event on Monday, outlasting nearly 700 players for his first WPT title. For the victory, he won 6,635,000 rupee, or about $92,600. He now has $145,809 in lifetime live tournament earnings and though he has just four cashes, three are tournament wins. Not a bad track… Read more »

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WPT, partypoker LIVE Announce New Joint Tour Stops

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In late August, the World Poker Tour (WPT) and partypoker LIVE announced a deal in which the WPT would host as many as seven partypoker LIVE events in Europe and Canada for the next four years. The first confirmed event was WPT Montreal which just recently got underway, but aside from a couple known locations,… Read more »

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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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