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     If you are here, you are either a newbie on the poker stage, an amateur or a professional poker player. That doesn't matter, because this is where we speak poker in everybody's terms. We give you the news, the poker tournaments, the places where you can play poker and some samples of pro's games from around the world. If that is not enough, you can also learn about the history, the rules and the strategy of poker. And you can do that just by reading our best selection of information from the world of poker. Seat back and feed your passion for poker!

EPT Barcelona breaks record in number of players

August 30, 2011 :: Category - Poker News

This year’s European Poker Tour Barcelona has managed to break a record for the poker world in Spain. According to www.cardplayer.com, 2011 EPT Barcelona has gathered 811 players for the main event. Last season’s main event took place in Madrid, with only 686 players at the tables. The winner was Kent Lundmark, scoring a €825,000 [...]

The World Cup Poker VIII battle has begun

August 22, 2011 :: Category - Poker News

PokerStars has begun the marathon for finding the best team of poker players. According to www.cardplayer.com, World Cup of Poker VIII has already started the online battle between countries. Only seven of them will get to send their teams at the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas. Each team is very well organised, each players having [...]

Rumor about Full Tilt Poker being bought

August 16, 2011 :: Category - Poker News

There is a rumor saying that Full Tilt Poker will be bought by its own competitors. According to www.casinotimes.co.uk, Playtech, Bwin and 888 Poker have been in negotiations for taking over the Full Tilt Poker brand. Things have been in a dark light for the once second poker platform in the online world. Starting with [...]

Phil Galfond resumes play on PokeStars

July 29, 2011 :: Category - Poker News

Phil Galfond, former professional poker player has announced his comeback in the online poker stage. According to www.cardplayer.com, he wrote on Twitter: After 3 months off of online poker, I’d forgotten about downswings. Oh well. Still happy to be playing. I love the game. Galfond, also known to the online poker community after his Full [...]