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Former Oakland Raider Richard Seymour Tackles World Series of Poker

Pokerlistings.com  -  Throughout his football career Seymour won three Superbowls with the New England Patriots, played in seven Pro Bowls and was considered by some to be the best defensive lineman in the game.Now retired from football Seymour took a seat in the biggest poker tournament on earth today: The $10,000 buy-in World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas.“It’s the pinnacle of poker,” said Seymour while o 93 days

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Report: Amaya Gaming to Acquire PokerStars

Pokerlistings.com  -  The Financial Post, Bloomberg and Businessweek are among the outlets that have broken news about the takeover although details are light at this point.Amaya Gaming, which manufactures gambling and systems, may present an opportunity for PokerStars to return to the US online poker market.Amaya’s stocks have soared since the report surfaced earlier today, although neither company has commented on 133 days

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PokerStars Reaches Landmark Deal with Morongo Band in California

Pokerlistings.com  -  The Rational Group, owner of PokerStars, will provide an online poker platform for Morongo and the three biggest card clubs - Commerce, Hawaiian Gardens and Bicycle Casino when intrastate online poker is legalized in California.The online gaming giant will essentially serve as a subcontractor for all parties with Morongo and the card clubs holding ownership over the eventual sites.“We’re pleased 183 days

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Andrey Pateychuk: Sochi Could Become Russian Las Vegas

Pokerlistings.com  -  These days, as the poker series that made him semi-famous is underway again in Las Vegas, Pateychuk couldn't be physically much further from the spotlight.Spending most of his time grinding online from his home in Moscow Pateychuk took a short break this week to "get some fresh air" at the first-ever WPT Kazahstan.PokerListings reporter Dirk Oetzmann also happens to be in Kazakhstan this week an 146 days

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WSOP APAC Will Return in 2014, WSOP Europe Off the Table Until 2015

Pokerlistings.com  -  WSOP Asia Pacific will move from its previous April slot to play out in the first half of October, and from now on the WSOP will only host one rotating international championship series each year.“We are excited to return to Melbourne in 2014 for WSOP APAC and the beginning of a new era for our international championships,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart.“The WSOP standard is bigger, be 332 days

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PokerListings Surprises Poker Superfan with $1,111 WSOP Buy-In (Video)

Pokerlistings.com  -  “I might be the biggest poker fan you'll ever meet,” Fox told PokerListings.com moments before taking a shot at his first-ever WSOP cash.Joe is in Las Vegas with his wife and three kids for a family wedding and tried to qualify for a WSOP bracelet event. His wife Stephanie fared better at the tables and made it into a WSOP satellite to try to win Joe a seat.Unfortunately Stephanie fell short but 112 days

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Sen. John McCain Confirmed to Play 2014 PokerListings Battle of Malta

Pokerlistings.com  -  The buzz apparently reached all the way to the Capitol as Senator John McCain - "caught" playing poker on his smart phone during a Senate hearing on Syria last year - will be among the participants at the tables in 2014.McCain's staff confirmed today the outspoken Senator and former Presidential candidate will head to the Battle of Malta after vacationing with his family in nearby Italy just pri 205 days

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Elisabeth Hille: “I Never Touched My WSOP Winnings”

Pokerlistings.com  -  She was down-to-earth, charming and a rather good player by all accounts. It’s safe to say the WSOP wouldn’t have minded having an attractive, marketable female at the final table but alas it wasn’t to be and Hille fell in 11th place.Since then Hille actually went back to her job as a waitress in Norway and hasn’t touched a penny of the $590,000 she won in the Main Event (she’s saving for an apa 177 days

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