Category: Poker News

Astedt Wins Big at partypoker and PokerStars

July 19, 2021 Matthew Pitt There are some poker players who go their entire careers without ever winning a multi-table tournament. Niklas Astedt is not just some poker player, the Swedish online poker legend wins tournaments for fun; or at least that is how it seems. Astedt has won almost 350 online poker tournaments during…

Planet Hollywood's Poker Room to Close on July 11

June 30, 2021 Matthew Pitt Planet Hollywood is to permanently close its poker room in on July 11, according to reports from the casino’s employees. If true, Planet Hollywood joins Binion’s, Excalibur, Mandalay Bay, and Mirage on the ever-growing list of closed poker rooms in Las Vegas. PokerNews employees are on the ground in Las…

Phil Ivey Releases “Royal Flush” NFT Collection Via Ethernity Chain

June 26, 2021 Chad Holloway Back in April, the World Poker Tour (WPT) announced they were getting into the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) by releasing poker “moments,” much like NBA Top Shot has done. Now, one poker player is following in the footsteps of Rob Gronkowski and other stars by releasing his own NFT…

Win Extra Prizes in the $10,000 Sunday Made to Amaze at 888poker

May 29, 2021 Jason Glatzer 888poker has made Sunday and even more of a Funday than it already is. This is especially the case if you enjoy playing low stakes and like the idea of playing for extra prizes on top of an already lucrative prize pool. Every Sunday at 6 p.m. GMT, 888poker will…