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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 58 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 99 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 149 days

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Caesars' Ty Stewart: WSOPE "Not a Moneymaking Endeavor"

Pokerlistings.com  -  “Honestly to me it all comes down the Main Event and whether we can achieve significant growth over last year,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart.Stewart went on to explain that the current WSOPE venue in Enghien-les-Bains is much closer to their original vision for the series with greater capacity and a huge population base nearby.“I think it’s only fair to play out this festival and see 340 days

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Daniel Negreanu Clinches 2013 WSOP Player of the Year

Pokerlistings.com  -  Negreanu made the final table of the €25,600 WSOPE High Roller event Thursday afternoon and, thanks in part to making the money of the WSOPE ME last week, passed Matthew Ashton for POY honors.In total Negreanu has cashed 10 times at the WSOP this year, on three different continents, but it was really his early performance Down Under that netted him POY.His WSOP APAC win got the year off strong.  330 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 77 days

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$1 Million Big One to Return in 2014, Cap Increased to 56 Players

Pokerlistings.com  -  The second $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop will take place June 29-July 1 with the maximum number of entrants increased to 56 players.If the massive tournament hits the cap it will award the biggest first-place prize in the history of poker, worth over $20 million dollars.Once again the charity portion of the tournament will return with $111,111 of every buy-in going towards Guy Laliberté 336 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 112 days

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