2006 US Poker Championship
October 3 is the kickoff of the Main Event at the US Poker Championship, held at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This will be the tenth running of this tournament at the Taj. The event will be televised on ESPN. A full two weeks of poker tournaments precedes the Main Event, with buy-ins for all bankrolls.
Online Poker Tournaments in September, 2006
This series of articles tours the largest poker sites for news of bonuses and tournaments, including freerolls. Tournaments and bonus terms are subject to change. Check each site’s current Terms and Conditions for changes in bonus restrictions.
Poker Tournaments in August, 2006
Every month, I will take a run through the tournament calendars of the various sites to find the biggest upcoming events. Some of these are weekly tournaments with guaranteed prize pools, and some are one-shot deals that generate a lot of excitement at the sites with their accompanying satellites.
Tournaments at Poker Stars
Poker Stars is the premier online site for poker tournaments, period. This is not saying that other sites do not have good tournaments; they certainly do. Poker Stars, however, is the 800 pound gorilla. Poker Stars has been a strong tournament site since its inception...
Online Poker Tournaments in July: Get into the World Series of Poker
Looking for online tournament action? Keep reading for information about July tournaments and bonuses awarded at Full Tilt Poker, Party Poker, Poker Stars, Titan Poker, Noble Poker and Doyles Room. On July 27th, starting at 9pm eastern, you have your absolute last chance....
Bay 101 Shooting Stars
The Shooting Star tournament at Bay 101 has a reputation for being popular among both players and spectators. The professional players like the tournament because the field is guaranteed to be small, thanks mostly to the limited space available inside the card room.
LA Poker Classic Main Event
It doesn't matter what the location is - you're always in the same place when you're at the first day of a major poker tournament. The demographics of the crowd might change a little bit, and the climate outside the casino can shift dramatically, but the only.....
Hosting a Successful Texas Hold‘em Poker Tournament at Home
After you’ve been playing online poker for some time, and you’ve mastered the mechanics of the game, the next logical step is to start hosting home poker tournaments. There are several factors that make for a successful home poker tournament: having the necessary supplies....
Online Poker Tournaments in February
One of the best satellite deals at any online poker room is the Winner's Choice tournament at Full Tilt Poker. Not only does the winner get a $12,000 prize package including entry into a major tournament, but he gets to choose which tournament he wants to play.
Borgata Winter Poker Open
The first day of action at the newest tournament on the World Poker Tour was fast and furious. The Borgata Winter Poker Open was only announced a relatively short time ago, but a healthy field of 381 players showed up at Atlantic City's flagship casino for a shot at a $1.17 million...
Jack Binion WSOP Circuit Main Event
In August 2005, the World Series of Poker Circuit made its first stop in Tunica, Mississippi. The events were well-attended one the whole, and once the tournaments were all finished the wait began for big events to return to Grand Casino. Once January 2006 rolled around, the wait was over...
World Poker Open Main Event
The 7th annual World Poker Open kicked off today with 327 players. That was nearly 200 fewer players than last year's WPO main event won by John Stolzmann, but nobody was complaining about the size of the field. With nearly $1 million going to 1st place, who would say anything negative...
Major Poker Tournaments in January
The start of the new year brings with it a new season of poker tournaments. This January sees the return of the World Poker Tour to Paradise Island in the Bahamas, back-to-back WPT and World Series of Poker Circuit events in Tunica, and the second WPT event in the last 4 months at the Borgata in Atlantic City.
Online Poker Tournaments in January 2006
One of the most popular promotions at Full Tilt Poker is Jersey Days, when tournament winners have the opportunity to win their own personalized FTP jersey. Fans of this promotion can rejoice in January - Jersey Days are back. This month it's a FTP home white hockey jersey up for grabs.
2005 Five-Diamond World Poker Classic
This year's installment of the Five-Diamond World Poker Classic has been running at the Bellagio for the last week and a half, crowning eight new champions in preliminary events and handing out over $5.1 million in prize money. All of this year's events are no-limit hold'em freezeouts...
Online Poker Tournaments in December
It's the beginning of December, the weather's getting colder, and the biggest holidays of the year are right around the corner. As 2005 draws to a close your time is running out to find a juicy online poker tournament to pad your bankroll and your gift-giving fund...
Online Poker Tournaments in November
The beginning of each month brings a whole new schedule of tournaments and promotions at nearly every card room on the internet. Here's a look at some of the best November has to offer.
World Poker Finals

Among the oldest tournaments included in the World Poker Tour schedule each year is the World Poker Finals, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. This tournament series has been running since 1992. It was a much different time in the poker world, with the two largest events drawing only 146 and 137 players - and those tournaments featured a buy-in of a mere $25! The total prize pool among the 42 events was only $884,725...

Paradise Million Dollar Freeroll

As expected, the response to Paradise's promotion was enormous. Thousands of people entered the freeroll, and after weeks of qualifying rounds the final tournament was set. Those who made it through thousands of opponents to reach the final table were not only guaranteed $10,000 in prize money...

The Jack Binion World Poker Open

The World Poker Open may not rival the World Series of Poker in terms of outright prestige, but it is certainly a favorite among players. Tunica is known for its Southern hospitality, and the host casino (also named Horseshoe) has earned a reputation for giving players what they want.

The Party Poker Million

As one of the charter tournaments on the World Poker Tour, the Party Poker Million carries a lot of prestige in today's crowded tournament schedule. The players who have won the tournament are a virtual Who's Who of today's poker elite: Kathy Liebert, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren and Michael Gracz have all taken home the big prize, and Liebert's performance made her the first woman ever to win $1 million in a poker tournament.

World Poker Tour Season 4

Outside of the World Series of Poker, the World Poker Tour is the most recognizable tournament series in the game today. Its weekly broadcasts on the Travel Channel the WPT are some of the most watched poker tournaments on television, and it's safe to say that the flood of poker programming that has hit the airwaves in the last year can be directly attributed to the WPT's success.

Professional Poker Tour

The World Poker Tour has been a major hit since its inception in 2002. The combination of big buy-in tournaments at the most exclusive casino resorts in the world and top professional players facing off against unknown qualifiers - not to mention the innovative "hole cam" that allows viewers to see what cards each player has as a hand progresses - have combined to make...

Online Poker Tournaments in October - Part One

Every new month brings a new crop of promotions at all your favorite online card rooms. Whether you're looking for big guaranteed prize pools or satellites to the biggest tournaments at casinos around the world, chances are there's something to suit your bankroll and appetite.

Aruba Ultimate Poker Classic and European Poker Tour Roundup

Atlantic City's two September tournaments are big news, but so are the three being held outside the U.S. From the sunny Caribbean, on to balmy Spain, and ending in historic England, there's plenty of big-time live action to round out September.

Tournaments in Atlantic City: The Borgata Poker Open & the US Poker Championship

There are two big live tournaments running in the U.S. this month, and both of them are being held in Atlantic City, NJ. The Borgata Poker Open and the US Poker Championships are tow big draws worth checking out if you're near the US east coast this month.

Online Poker Tournaments in September - Part One

August was a great month for online tournaments, and September is shaping up to be even bigger. Let's begin with a look at some of our favorite poker rooms and see what satellites and big buy-in tourneys are being offered this month.

Online Poker Tournaments in August - Part 1

A new month in the online poker world brings new chances to qualify for some of the biggest tournaments around the world - and of course there are always big guaranteed prize pools up for grabs online. Let's take a spin around some of our favorite poker rooms and see what's being offered this August.


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