This weekend the World Poker TourÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Celebrity Invitational is set to take place in Los Angeles at the Commerce Casino. The tournament will run on the 20th and 21st of February and will have a star studded line up raising money for Chrysalis a nonprofit organization which helps the homeless and economically disadvantaged to find jobs.
The 2009 World Poker Tour Legends of Poker $10,000 No Limit HoldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢em Championship final table took place yesterday evening and it was Prahlad Friedman who earned his first ever WPT title after besting Kevin Schaffel in heads up play.
It was announced yesterday that Peerless Media, a subsidiary of PartyGaming, has purchased the World Poker Tour for $12.3 million. World Poker Tour Enterprises made the announcement yesterday and stated that along with the purchase price, PartyGaming will be earning at ongoing 5% participation in gaming and revenues that are generated by the assets.
The final table of the Bay 101 Shooting Star Championship concluded this past Saturday after a marathon session of poker. Kathy Liebert was the only Shooting Star left when she began heads up play against Steve Brecher. Brecher was able to hold out and eventually knock Kathy out of the competition and take the first place win.
World Poker Tour Enterprises (WPT-E), parent company and operator of WPTonline.com, announced that itÃ‚Â is terminating its contract, and thus ceasing all relations with the online gambling software developer CryptoLogic. CryptoLogic has supplied the software that [….]