“All In” for Kids Charity Poker Tournament Raises $910,000 for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

“All In” for Kids Charity Poker Tournament Raises $910,000 for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Posted by: on Oct 30, 2014 | No Comments

Hosted by poker legend Phil Hellmuth, Jr., The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and WPT® Foundation’s “All In” for Kids Poker Tournament raised $910,000 featuring the Food Allergy Department at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.





WPT Royal Flush Girl Brittany Bell Wins Miss Universe Guam

WPT Royal Flush Girl Brittany Bell Wins Miss Universe Guam

Posted by: on Oct 28, 2014 | No Comments

WPT Royal Flush Girl Brittany Bell finds her roots and wins Miss Universe Guam. To participate in Miss Universe in January of 2015.





Tetsuya Tsuchikawa Wins the WPT National Philippines Main Event

Tetsuya Tsuchikawa Wins the WPT National Philippines Main Event

Posted by: on Oct 27, 2014 | No Comments

Tetsuya Tsuchikawa from Japan has won a “Thrilla in Manila” to take home the title at the first-ever World Poker Tour National Philippines Main Event. He topped a field of 385 players and won a hard-fought tournament that took 217 hands to play down from the final ten to the last man standing. Tsuchikawa had a large contingent of railbirds supporting him and he made a great call on the final hand of the tournament to win the top prize of $156,849.





Paul Arrant Wins 2014 WPT Cruise Main Event; $8,880

Paul Arrant Wins 2014 WPT Cruise Main Event; $8,880

Posted by: on Oct 23, 2014 | No Comments

World Poker Tour’s third-annual WPT Cruise set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, FL last week, providing 320 passengers with an unforgettable poker vacation.





Spanish Local Edu García Freixa Takes Down bwin.es WPT National Barcelona

Spanish Local Edu García Freixa Takes Down bwin.es WPT National Barcelona

Posted by: on Oct 23, 2014 | No Comments

The last National Spanish event of 2014 came to its conclusion, seeing a record 515 players enter the €550 bwin.es WPT National Barcelona, producing a €249,775 prizepool and a €50,000 payday for our eventual winner, local player Edu García Freixa. It wasn’t until level 35 that Edu overcame his opponent Josep Galindo, after Edu pushed […]





WPTDeepStacks – San Diego Hits Ocean’s 11 Casino October 25 – November 2

WPTDeepStacks – San Diego Hits Ocean’s 11 Casino October 25 – November 2

Posted by: on Oct 21, 2014 | No Comments

Scheduled to take place October 25 – November 2, 2014 at Ocean’s 11 Casino in sunny San Diego, WPT DeepStacks – San Diego marks the last WPT DeepStacks event of 2014 and the last chance to earn Player of the Year points and that coveted seat in the $15,000 2015 WPT World Championship. The $1,000 […]





World Poker Tour Returns to Czech Republic for Inaugural partypoker WPT National Prague Festival December 1 -7

World Poker Tour Returns to Czech Republic for Inaugural partypoker WPT National Prague Festival December 1 -7

Posted by: on Oct 17, 2014 | No Comments

€2,000 WPT National Prague Main Event confirmed at King’s Casino at Corinthia, December  4-7 World Poker Tour is pleased to announce that its growing National Tour will travel to the Czech Republic, partnering with King’s Casino at Corinthia. The December Poker Festival in Prague will kick off with the inaugural partypoker WPT National Prague festival […]





Poker Pros Often Make Bank Playing Daily Fantasy Sports

Poker Pros Often Make Bank Playing Daily Fantasy Sports

Posted by: on Oct 16, 2014 | No Comments

Poker Pro Matt Smith Took Home $1 Million Top Prize at DraftKings In the first week of October this year, DraftKings hosted a $27 buy-in Millionaire Maker contest, with a top prize of $1 million, and a total prize pool of $2.2 million (top 15,500 places paid). When the smoke cleared after the final game […]





World Poker Tour Announces Adjusted Dates for WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts

World Poker Tour Announces Adjusted Dates for WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts

Posted by: on Oct 9, 2014 | No Comments

The World Poker Tour today announced adjusted dates for WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts. Due to scheduling conflicts, WPT Alpha8 will be moved from November 2-3 to December 5-6 at Royal Beach Casino and Christophe Harbour.