The end of March and, subsequently, March Madness is here. It’s OK to ask where the time went. It’s even OK to say you fell behind. Here’s how you catch up.
The Winner’s Circle
German pro Dietrich Fast chopped the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $50,000 Super High Roller Reentry with Spanish wunderkind Adrian Mateos. Fast received $483,693. Mateos secured $413,567.
Dmitry Chop won the partypoker Million Main Event for $225,000.
Jason Ramos scored a career-best $108,129 after winning the Mid-Stakes Poker Tour Meskwaki $1,100 Main Event.
Anthony Gardner topped a field of 453 players to win the latest £100,000 guaranteed DTD200 for $20,550.
This Sunday Briefing: Sam Grafton took down the $1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE at PokerStars for $52,633 and Chris Hunichen reached the final table of three tournaments.
Will Berry has had two WSOPC Main Event table finishes, but he just won his first ring in his home state after beating a table of 574 people for the $180,806 first-place prize at WSOP Circuit Tusla Hard Rock Main Event.
Joshua “WilfordBrimley” Berardi won the Garden State Super Series (GSSS) Spring 2017 Edition #11 – $50,000 GTD NLH High Roller at partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com for $10,389, his highest online cash to date. This GSSS Spring Edition had a reduced schedule and failed to meet nearly half its posted guarantees.
Vittorio Maraone and Nick Shkolnik made a heads-up deal in the $570 Reentry at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, each taking home over $200,000.
Jonas Hagstrom skipped the prelims and just bought right into Day 2 of Mega Millions. It worked out. He won the XVI edition at Bicycle Hotel & Casino for $311,328.
The Game Changers
Gus Hansen and Tony G are coming back into the poker spotlight for the Celebrity Cash Kings event at King’s Casino.
King’s Casino announced its first European €111,111 One Drop High Roller.
You can thank Maria Paula Montero for any great PokerStars Bahamas, U.S. or Latin America event.
Eight Canadians took home victories at PokerStars Championship Panama. Here’s the other latest news from Canada.
Suspense, Fibber McGee, you name it — practically every old time radio program had a “poker show.”
Too bad Tony G couldn’t get into Russia. He would’ve donated all his winnings to a Russian orphanage. He’s been blacklisted.
NFL owners approve the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, and casinos’ shares immediately enjoy an increase.
Tito Ortiz and Steve O’Dwyer both had some great hands at PokerStars Championship Panama. Here are the other bests from the tournament.
Over 300 events are scheduled for the latest partypoker Powerfest.
Here’s everything you need to know about this weekend’s PokerStars Championship Macau.
Kenneth Smaron got PokerNews’ Performance of the Week with his second six-digit live poker tournament win of $293,860 at PokerStars Championship Panama. All players except one had the lead at one point.
Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza features 110 events with more than $21 million in guarantees. Here’s the schedule.
This SCOOP guarantees $15 million more than SCOOP 2016. Here’s the schedule.
The €500,000 guaranteed 2017 Irish Poker Open Main Event runs March 30 – April 3.
Barcelona, London and Sao Paulo will host 888Live Festivals during 2017.
Three months in and Bryn Kenney continues to lead the 2017 GPI Player of the Year race. David Peters is overall GPI leader for his sixth week in a row.
GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral both reported impressive financial figures.
If you’re a mixed-game enthusiast, you don’t want to miss the Binions Poker Jam in Vegas this summer.
Every tournament needs a cool trophy. Here’s the story behind a few.
Take Matters Into Your Own Hands
Keep your WSOP expenses down with these tips.
Smart table selection, emotional control & a TAG style – utilize these strategies for success at the micro stakes
The TigerGaming bonus may be one of the biggest in the online poker world.
The 888Live Barcelona Main Event has a €500,000 guarantee. Here’s how to play in it for only $0.10.
Successful Spin & Go strategy means playing more hands, taking more risks and calling down lighter.
Get a free trip and Main Event ticket to PokerStars Championship Sochi. $2.6 million is up for grabs.
“Disrespectful!” said Jonathan Little‘s opponent after he defended his big blind versus a small-blind raise with 7-3 offsuit.
Play in a €1,000 freeroll and claim a €1,500 bonus at Everest Poker.
The more poker players can engage in self-awareness, the more invaluable and the easier it becomes.
PokerStars is giving away €530 Monte Carlo Mega Satellite tickets during the Sunday Million on April 2.
Sit & go is a fun format for online poker players, and if you’re willing to work, profitable, too.
When you have the best hand, learn to spot when opponents subject themselves to reverse implied odds.
“The guy even gave me the speech, and I still didn’t fold!” Mo Nuwwarah analyzes a tournament hand.
A first place prize of at least £1 million is guaranteed in the partypoker MILLIONS event.
All players at 888poker can win big at Jackpotland.
Seven online Day 1s and 15 live Day 1s remain for the Grand Prix Austria.
Cate Hall opens up on the PokerNews Podcast about how she got into poker, Twitter and her grudge match with Mike Dentale.
Two minutes with Tristan Wade sponsored by KO Watches and you get answers to questions like, “What’s your biggest turnoff?”
What happens when a guy gets sat at a $25K tournament for only $125?
PN Blogging Excerpts
“If only I had channeled my inner Negreanu from the start, who knows the amount of people I could have engaged by just talking about the industry, the WSOP and their home game bad beat stories?”
“I knew winning the whole pot would have knocked both players out and I would have had a very good 35 big blind stack. But with 11 big blinds behind me now, it was all in or fold.”