Shark Cage hits Channel 4 tonight

Take a look at the photo below.What you see here is one of poker's legendary players, one of poker's most famed women, one of poker's high rollers who has been put to more decisions at a poker table than most people make in their life. And she's bothered.Yes, that's Jen Harman, a...more

by Brad Willis on October 21, 2014 7:26 AM

Online poker regulation around the world through an Italian lens

'In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity'The wise statement used as the title is not a personal intuition. It is one of the pearls of wisdom that Albert Einstein's genius left us. I think it perfectly reflects the present situation of poker in Italy in which - no point in de...more

by Luca Pagano on October 21, 2014 6:41 AM

Find your own bun and banana

For professional poker players, the mental side of the game is especially important. Being able to stay focused and concentrate on making good decisions as much as possible is crucial, even when the cards aren't running our way. One way I have been able to stay focused while pl...more

by Marcin Horecki on October 20, 2014 11:19 AM

Monster Pot Mondays: Jumbo edition

Due to last week's technical hitch, we have a jumbo-sized edition of Monster Pot Mondays this week, where we'll be looking at eight days' worth of high stakes hands.The biggest pot of the week was played out at our highest stakes 5M/10M NLHE tables between three new names for Mon...more

by Bob Dix on October 20, 2014 11:02 AM

Weekend review: London, Peru, and everywhere in between

You may know this as Team Pro Online Week, and that would be just fine, but for the purposes of this review we're going to call it "Holy Moly, Were You Watching What Happened This Weekend Week?!"In a perfect storm of poker news, EPT London hosted an amazing Main Event final table...more

by Brad Willis on October 20, 2014 8:45 AM

LAPT7 Peru: Oscar, Oscar! Alache of Chile wins LAPT7 Peru Grand Final

Eight players from eight different countries united around one last table for today's LAPT Peru Grand Final, and after a lengthy day full of dramatic ups and downs for many involved Oscar Alache of Chile emerged as the final Main Event champion of Season 7, earning a $135,488 fir...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 7:46 PM

Sunday Warm-Up: PhilRoyal888 marches to $101K win

Tonight's final table of the $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up appeared be a nothing more than a ceremony for the chip leader. While k-bossss01 came into the final table towering over the competition with nearly 40 percent of the chips in play, it would be PhilRoyal888 powering ...more

by David Aydt on October 19, 2014 6:50 PM

LAPT7 Peru: Alache comes back, defeats Campodonico for the win

Daniel Campodonico had a better than 8 million-chip advantage on his heads-up opponent, Oscar Alache, to start their duel with 10.9 million while Alache had a little under 2.9 million.Oscar Alache and Daniel Campodonico battle heads-upThe 65-year-old Uruguayan sipped coffee as th...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 6:40 PM

LAPT7 Peru: A three-way deal, then Backmann bounced in 3rd

Level 32 (80,000/160,000/20,000) kicked off with another big double-up as Daniel Campodonico managed to get chips back from Oscar Alache. At risk with K♣Q♦ against Alache's 9♥9♦, a king on the flop paired Campodonico and the hand held through the turn and river to give t...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 5:48 PM

LAPT7 Peru: A-B-C Poker... Alache, Backmann, and Campodonico

The final three players returned from their agreed-upon break to play out the end of Level 30 (50,000/100,000/10,000), the time spent discussing a possible deal but ultimately deciding against doing so.They played out the end of the level, with Backmann winning most of the hands ...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 4:20 PM

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EPT11 London High Roller

Congratulations to Andrew Chen, winner of EPT London High Roller and £394,200!

EPT11 London Main Event

Congratulations to Sebastian Pauli, winner of the EPT11 London Main Event and £499,700. The 100th EPT Champion

LAPT7 Peru

Congratulations to Oscar Alache, winner of the LAPT7 Peru Grand Final Main Event and $135,488

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