The Stars Group now has extra cash on hand to complete the purchase of Sky Bet.(Source: Valley Games)The Stars Group, which owns both PokerStars and FullTilt, recently announced the completion of a successful public share offering.

(Image: PokerGo Studio)The lucky youngster came out of nowhere last week to win two events in a row at the Poker Masters in Las Vegas.Must Feel Like He’s DreamingPrior to the Poker Masters, Ali Imsirovic was an unknown to casual poker fans.

Eric Hicks (sparkly America hat) livened up the 2018 WSOP Main Event by sharing wild stories and drinking, which he won to earn a seat in the Main Event.

The APT stop in Ho Chi Minh City was a hit, and now the WPT is following suit.(Image: Asian Poker Tour)The World Poker Tour lands in the capital of Ho Chi Minh City for the WPT Vietnam starting Friday.

It was only days ago that France won the 2018 World Cup in Russia, earning the country’s second world championship.French players lift coach Didier Deschamps after their 4-2 victory over Croatia in the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The ongoing rise of poker in India has seen the game became part of the curriculum at one of the country’s largest business schools.And lastly, it’s all about managing your resources — the chips,” Dhayanithy told the Indian Economic Times on May 28.

A twice-weekly poker game at a Knights of Columbus hall in Indianapolis that rakes in millions for local non-profits is under investigation for potential gaming license violations.Charity poker games being held at this Indianapolis club are now under investigation by gaming authorities.

The 2018 WSOP Europe kicks off at King’s Casino in the Czech Republic on Oct.9 with the first of 10 gold bracelet events.

Golfer Sergio Garcia and footballer Neymar Jr are among some of the international sporting celebrities in Barcelona this week, challenging themselves at some of the highest stakes poker games around at EPT Barcelona.Garcia took part in the €5,300 ($USD 6,200) Main Event and also played in the €25,000 ($USD 29,000) Charity Tournament, which will benefit his charity helping sick kids.

The fifth edition of this $300,000 buy-in poker tournament again guarantees $5 million to the winner.Super High Roller Bowl V, a $300,000 buy-in event, is surprisingly scheduled for Dec.

Former November Niner Kenny Hallaert thinks the July 2 start date for the 2018 WSOP Main Event is too early.Prior to 2016, it was rare for any bracelet events to start after the Main Event, let alone 13 tournaments.

A House Judiciary subcommittee heard testimony on Thursday from advocates and opponents of the federal government regulating sports betting.Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) chaired a House hearing that addressed federal sports betting issues on Thursday.

The nine surviving players pose together with organizers before the final table of WPTDeepStacks Houston at the FreeRolls Poker Club.(Image: WPT)The $1,000 buy-in tournament, which began on September 26, attracted 790 entrants at the FreeRolls Poker Club in Houston, a club that believes it has found a way to offer poker that is undoubtedly legal under Texas law.

“With this deep partnership, Caesars will become an essential part of the game time ritual for Raiders fans everywhere.Abouzeid, a Las Vegas marketing expert, according to ESPN.

Chris Moneymaker — the man whose game and name changed poker history forever — is now 15 years on from his storied run at the Main Event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 2003.Chris Moneymaker made a lasting impact on poker when he won the WSOP Main Event in 2003.

Piotr Nurzynski qualified for the EPT Barcelona main event though a €250 ($290) satellite on PokerStars.After battling through a field of 1,931 entries, he’ll be leaving the tournament having won €1,037,109 ($1.

Justin Bonomo has the single-year record for most tournament earnings, but still trails Stephen Chidwick in the 2018 GPI Player of the Year standings.Thanks to Bonomo’s year for the ages, Chidwick is quietly also having one of the greatest years in poker history.

It was his second World Poker Tour title, putting him in some exclusive company.It was his first major title since he won the WPT Jacksonville in 2011 for $325,000.

Christoph Vogelsang made the final table in the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl and looks to make it back-to-back titles in this prestigious $300,000 buy-in event.The pressure was on at the new PokerGo Studio in Las Vegas on Tuesday as the bubble approached early in the session.

The Winamax Poker Open Dublin main event came to a close on Sunday and officially set the record for the largest live tournament in the operator’s history.Karol Wojciechowski has won the largest Winamax Poker Open and more than $100,000.