Category: World Poker News

Revisiting 2018 World Series of Poker Predictions

Among those to share their guesses were iBus Media Head of Content Frank Op de Woerd, Global Live Reporting Manager Yori Epskamp, Head of Video Sarah Herring, PokerNewsStrategy Editor Martin Harris, staff editors Mo Nuwwarah and Valerie Cross, seasoned tournament reporters Will Shillibier and Chad Holloway, and PokerNews UK editor Matthew Pitt. Which poker pro will go on the first Twitter rant of the series? Allen Kessler was the favorite…

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Aymon Hata Wins 2018 Triton Poker High Roller Sochi ($756,000)

A champion has been crowned in the second-most expensive tournament of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia poker festival at the Sochi Casino and Resort in the Krasnaya Polyana region. In cooperation with the Triton Super High Roller series, the RUB3,000,000 buy-in (~$50,000) event attracted some of the biggest names of the international high stakes poker circuit and it was Aymon Hata who emerged victoriously in…

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Antonius Rushes To the Top of the Sochi Triton Poker High Roller

In cooperation with the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia poker festival at the stunning Sochi Casino and Resort, the Triton Super High Roller series headed straight from their successful festival at the Landing Casino in Jeju, South Korea, to Russia and brought most of their High Rollers and the feature table setup over. The first of two Triton Poker events, the RUB3,000,000 High…

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Brady Holiman Tops WPT Choctaw $3,700 Main Event

Brady Holiman is the brand new WPT champion after the player outlasted the 755-strong field of the WPT Choctaw $3,700 Main Event for his career’s largest cash of $469,185 and the chance to compete in the season-ending Tournament of Champions. Holiman entered the official six-handed final table of the prestigious tournament holding a commanding chip lead, and…

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Champion Boxer David Haye to Attempt Career as Poker Player

The poker world has already been set abuzz by James Obst attempting a wild conversionfrom professional poker player to world-class athlete David Haye That's the news that came out of British media outlets over the weekend: the 37-year-old former world champion plans to try his hand at poker after leaving boxing behind. It appears he'll be sponsored by Grosvenor…

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PokerStars Debuts New Game variants ‘Unfold’

PokerStars continues to push the envelope with new game variants, and perhaps the strangest hold'em tweak yet has hit the Danish PokerStars client and will presumably go live worldwide in the coming weeks. A couple of weeks after the exit of Showtime Hold'em and a few months after the debut of the first creative twist, Split Hold'em, poker players on the…

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