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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- 34 must-play events. A $1 million Winners promotion. Online satellites starting at 1c.888poker will dominate the online poker scene again this January with thethird instalment of its revamped and booming poker festival schedule. This time around it's
November has been quite a month for poker.Poker circuit stalwart Dominik Nitsche won the WSOPE One Drop High Roller for his biggest career score. Spaniard Marti Roca de Torres, a former teacher, turned 250 into a1.1m WSOPE main event win. Chris "Jesu
What better way is there to start off the New Year than with a couple of days of live poker?The WPT Deepstacks will kick off the poker year at the Spielbank in Berlin, Germany, from Jan 5-8 and you could be there all on 888poker's dime. Not only are
Did you recently walk past a shop and suddenly hear George Michaels Last Christmas sounding out of the open doors?Thats when we know its Christmas time again. If youre neither a big fan of shopping or of Last Christmas," this is a good time to stay i
Winner of our 2017 Spirit of Poker Rising Star Award, Espen Uhlen Jrstad is a man of many talents beyond poker.Among the many skills of his we learned about in a previous interview, though, there was one in particular that sparked our interest. Not o
For a retired poker player, Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz still wins a lot of poker tournaments.Poker's most famous retiree proved yet again how unstoppable he is both live and online as he triumphed over an elite field in the first event of PokerStars' ne
Dominik Nitsche reached another final table.Christopher Brammer reached two. Roman Romeopro33 Romanovsky continued his successful spin-up for charity. The pros did what they do best on 888poker this past Sunday but ultimately it was fishondope and NE
Want more daily poker tournament options on 888poker?You got it. 888poker already has a wide variety of daily and weekly tournaments but, as you know in poker, there's always room for more. So they've added something new. With two different GREAT 8 t
If you didn't know it by now, sports superstar Usain Bolt and comedian Kevin Hart are battling it out in the #GameOn challenge ahead of the 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.The two will square off in a heads-up poker match at the PCA and their sta
Spin the wheel and play in up to four freerolls every day to boost your bankroll. Three tickets guaranteed. No costs involved. Win up to $100k! Jackpotland is an 888poker promotion that was a smash hit earlier this year and, as it proved to be very p
Taking back the game is 888pokers current slogan and they're doing everything they can to make poker fun for the recreational player.Theyre not only taking the game back -- theyre also bringing it back to the German capital. You can now qualify on 88
As the youngest female player in the WSOP Main Event this summer, Brazil's Vivian Saliba naturally grabbed some air time.When the audience saw she was both vivacious and lively but also a very good player, she became the most searched-for name on the
Remember that era in poker when thousands of railbirds were glued to their monitors watching high-stakes online poker?It might be time for some of that fervor to return as PokerStars is launching a new high-stakes online series specifically tailored
A former teacher from Catalunya has won the main event of the re-invigorated World Series of Poker Europe and over 1,000,000 at the Kings Casino in Rozvadov.888poker was the main sponsor of this years World Series of Poker Europe and somehow they man
In the mid-2000s, online poker "challenges" were all the rage.From bankroll building to hands played per hour/day/month, players were starting online poker challenges almost daily to show how big their edge was and how easy it was to make money onlin
In the days before Christmas the Czech Republics capital will once more turn into the European capital of poker.PokerStars returns to Prague in December for its annual PokerStars Championship and you can qualify online. Its the last big poker event o
The 111,111 One Drop at the 2017 WSOP Europe was the highest buy-in WSOP event of the year - even bigger than the one in Vegas because of the currency difference.The title is coming home to 888poker Team Pro. Dominik Nitsche, one of the longest-stand
In March 2018 the PokerStars Championship will return to Sochi, Russia, for the second time.While PokerStars just had an event in Sochi in October, that one was part of its smaller buy-in festival series. The main event attracted 699 playersto the da
On Thursday, the 6th Battle of Malta begins. Itll be a poker festival with more events, more parties, more Live streams and Gaelle Garcia Diaz.Read the Battle of Malta 2017 Live Coverage here! The Battle of Malta 2017 begins, and what a battle its go
More than 60,000 players have already won cash and prizes in the daily Action Squad tournaments on 888poker.But there's still plenty of cash left to be had. All this week the 888poker Action Squad is giving away $10k every day and a shot at a daily $
The poker world has a long history of charitable giving but in recent years, more and more young poker pros have made an extra effort to contribute something meaningful to society.Of those who have made the decision to "give back to the world," many
PokerStars new Power Up game went live last week and is now running smoothly with $1, $3 and since October 20 $7 buy-ins.Power Up features several super powers added to regular No-Limit Holdem that let you control parts of the gameplay, your hole car
There was a new Sunday Major in the 888poker lobby this past weekend.Dubbed The Great 8its a $88 buy-in tournament played 8-handed with 8,888 starting chips. Low buy-in players might recognize the format as it echoes the popular 8-8-8 event a daily e
Dan Cates turned his online nickname, "jungleman12," into a full-on poker brand when he clearly dominated poker whiz kid Tom Dwan in the second durrrr challenge.Since then Cates has become renowned as one of the best cash game players around. When he
With its accessible buy-in and relaxed atmosphere, many poker players came to the recent 888Live London festival just for the experience.For Newcastle's Jonathan Bowers, it was chance to break through into bigger and greater things. Bowers was a stud
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure will be the big kick-off event to the 2018 poker year and last weekend 100 players were added to the main event field.The first of two Ultra Satellites for the 2018 PCA ran on Sunday and not only did the top 100 win
If it weren't for Tournament Director Ivonne Montealegre, the Battle of Malta wouldn't exist.The native Costa Rican walked in to the PokerListings offices in 2012 to pitch the crazy idea of a poker tournament in Malta in November and walked out with
It was a festival of long nights in London.In the 888Live London Main Event, which wrapped on Sunday, the night had already advanced into the wee hours when Tom Hall won the last hand. After a 13-hour marathon in the2,200 High RollerJamie Lunt was th
If you were thinking it's too late to qualify online for the 2017 Battle of Malta, think again.This week will see the last online satellites play out on Betsson, Betsafe and NordicBet capped by the last 100+10 weekly final on Sunday, Oct. 22. At leas
What do you do with a decent overpair if the board gets wetter and wetter on every street? If youve ever played a couple of cash games, you know what that situation feels like. Your overpair is almost never going to improve and your opponent might ev
We know you like poker already.How do you feel about poker mixed with science fiction, fantasy role play and esports? PokerStars' game-changing Power Up variation was introduced to the poker world at the PSC Barcelona last August and PokerListingsgot
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is one of the longest-standing traditions in live poker and, with a return to its roots in 2018, should see one of its best editions ever.Back are the $10,000 Main Event buy-in and the original PCA branding (after a
The latest 888Live poker festival has started and, once again, the tables in the Aspers Casino in East London are buzzing.888poker kicked off the festival with a 220 buy-in, 120,000 guaranteed tournament that featured four Day 1s. Over 650 players re
The first-ever Poker Masters at the Aria Casino in Vegas was a highlight of the Fall so far. Thirty-six of the game's best players joined in for the $100,000 finale and played for $1.5 million to the winner. Neither of our two well-known contestants
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Unibet Poker has jumped on the eSports curve with its super fun Battle Royales on its live tour.The Global Poker Index has completely redesigned its business model to incorporate eSports rankings and poker/eSports mashups into its future. Now the Wor
The PokerListings Daily 3-Bet is a new sarong, a tattered copy of Siddartha and an accessible eWallet as you travel the afternoon poker news silk road.Want something featured in a future 3-Bet? Tell us about it in the comments. Today in the 3-Bet we
The 888Live festival is set to return to its home casino at the Aspers Casino in East London and you have just one chance left to qualify for the main event.The festival will run until Oct. 5-16 with 10 events of different games and buy-ins so itll b
The PokerListings Daily 3-Bet is a found tenner, an impulse pack of scratch cards and three lucky sevens appearing before your afternoon poker news eyes.Got a tip for a future 3-Bet? Tweet us @PokerListings or tell us about it below. Today in the 3-B
When the press covering a poker tournament use the adjective "masterful" to characterize your play, you know you're doing something right.29-year-old Irishman Gary McGintysoared to a huge chip lead over the final 2 days of the 1,100 PokerStars Festiv
The Poker Masters was a five-event, high buy-in tournament series played at the Aria in Las Vegas earlier this month.The buy-ins were $50k for the first four events and $100k for the final tournament. The Poker Masters winner - who claimed the first-
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The massive XL Eclipse series on 888poker has come to a close and it finished off in style with the Champion of Champions event.On the day after the Main Event wrapped, 99 former XL Eclipse title holders came together to battle once more. Almost half
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The PokerListings readers have spoken. For the fifth consecutive year, the PokerListings Spirit of Poker Awards aimed to recognize a group of players who have contributed more than just big results at the poker tables. Their enthusiasm, passion and c
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is back for 2018 and you could be there to experience it with one of close to 400 $15,300 packages.Two special PCA Ultra Satellites will run on October 15 and November 5, respectively,with 100 packages for the 2018
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No deal!Almost a million dollars of the XL Eclipse main eventprize pool was on the line at the final table yesterday but even after a 13 hour marathon the final battlers played it out for the win. Not only did eventual winnerCllsDntMttrturn down a 4-