Major poker tournaments
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Betting structure There are three different betting formats: In a structured betting system (fixed limit), bets and raises are of a specific amount, which increases steadily during the tournament. For example, for a stud tournament with seven cards and bets … Read More

World Series of Poker
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The World Series of Poker, commonly abbreviated as the acronym WSOP, are the world championships of poker. They are held every year since 1970 in Las Vegas. During the WSOP, several tournaments are played (68 in 2015). The entry price … Read More

World Poker Tour
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World Poker Tour (WPT) is a series of poker tournaments. World Poker Tour is part of the company WPT Enterprises, Inc. which was founded by Steve Lipscomb. The first season to be broadcasted in the US is that of 2003. … Read More

European Poker Tour takes the name of the main sponsor, PokerStars
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European Poker Tour (EPT) is a series of poker tournaments. EPT starts in 2004 with the explosion of Texas Hold’em in particular on the Internet. The competition was created by John Duthie, a former professional poker player. EPT is sponsored … Read More

Poker tournaments
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A poker tournament is a competition in which the winners are designated playing poker, according to one of the poker variants. Unlike cash games where there are no formal rules, no time limit to decide a winner. Buy in and … Read More

World Series of Poker
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The WSOP logo. The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious set of poker tournaments in the world. Links Official WSOP Site World Series of Poker Event Champions List World Series of Poker Retrospective WSOP Photo Gallery 2005 World … Read More

World Poker Tour
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World Poker Tour Sport Texas Hold ’em Founded 2002 Commissioner Steven Lipscomb Motto “May all your cards be live, and your pots be monsters” (Unofficial) No. of teams No officially recognized teams Country(ies) United States (Founded) Most recent champion(s) David … Read More

World Backgammon Champions
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* 1967—Tim Holland, United States * 1968—Tim Holland, United States * 1969— no championships held * 1970— no championships held * 1971—Tim Holland, United States * 1972—Oswald Jacoby, United States * 1973—Carol Crawford, United States (first female champion) * 1974—Claude … Read More

Satellite tournaments
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A satellite tournament is either a minor tournament or event on a competitive sporting tour or one of a group of such tournaments that form a series played in the same country or region. The term is most commonly used … Read More

Poker tournaments
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A poker tournament is a tournament at which the winners are decided by playing poker, usually a particular style of poker. Contrast this to a ring game, where the game is ongoing with no formal structure to determine a single … Read More

Daniel Negreanu wins 4th World Series Of Poker Bracelet
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Now 4 years ago designed the Player of the Year, Daniel Negreanu win the first place in the $2,000 Limit Hold’em game, $204,874. Daniel Negreanu (‘Kid Poker’) (born July 26, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional poker … Read More

ECOOP II, the European Championship of Online Poker
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This championship starts in May and it is managed by Titan Poker, a thrilling online tournament series where skilled poker players compete for a share of millions of dollars over an action-packed ten days. The first ECOOP was in December … Read More

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