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USA Poker News

The latest poker news from, featuring top stories from around the gambling industry.

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  • July 21, 2017

Five Event Poker Masters High Roller Series Will Take A Page From The PGA

PokerGo has announced its next big lineup and the inaugural Poker Masters, a week long series of high-stakes poker tournaments, will find its home in Las Vegas this September. The event will be held in collaboration between Poker Central and the Aria Resort & Casino. The Poker Masters series will be comprised of four $50,000

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  • July 20, 2017

CPPT Breaks Its Attendance Record At The Venetian

The final numbers are in for the 2017 Card Player Poker Tour Venetian $5,000 Buy-in No-limit Hold’em main event, and it is the biggest yet. The tournament managed to draw a total of 688 players for a combined prize purse of $3,199,200. The final number easily surpassed the $2,000,000 guarantee and was spread between two

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  • July 19, 2017

CPPT Sees A Huge Turnout At The Venetian

This Tuesday the Venetian Resort and Casino was home to the $5,000 Card Player Poker Tour Venetian Main Event. The event was able to surpass all expectations, as the turnout for day 1b was massive. The $2 million guaranteed tournament saw a total of 412 players buy-in during its eight levels of day 1b action

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  • July 18, 2017

Adrian Moreno Takes The Little One For One Drop Event

The 2017 World Series of Poker is down to its last event, but as it winds down, it is still crowning new champions. This was the case of Adrian Moreno who took home the $1,111 Little One for One Drop event and helped raise almost a million dollars for charity. The 48-year old Los Angeles

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  • July 17, 2017

Antoine Saout and Michael Ruane Go For Second Career Main Event Final Table at the WSOP

Among the 27-player-field remaining in the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event are a few final table veterans. Most prominent among them is Ben Lamb, third place finisher in the 2011 WSOP Main Event, but Antoine Saout and Michael Ruane are also going for their second career Main Event final tables. For former November

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  • July 13, 2017

Drew Dumanski Ends Huge Hand All-In Four-Of-A-Kind at 2017 WSOP Main Event

Rare combinations, huge hands and bad beats are common in poker tournaments. Thanks to all the cameras and media coverage of the 2017 WSOP Main Event, fans are able to take a closer look at some of these events. One such event hit Drew Dumanski on Day 2ab, when he went all-in on four-of-a-kind. Dumanski

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  • July 12, 2017

Heidi May Wins $10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold’em Championship Event

As the 2017 World Series of Poker continues to crown champions a particular event has found its winner. The $10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold’em saw Heidi May take first place and along with it the $135,098 cash prize. The cash game pro was able to take home a coveted WSOP gold bracelet after defeating a challenging

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  • July 11, 2017

Mike Wattel Wins His Second WSOP Gold Bracelet After 18 Years

After several attempts at a second gold bracelet Mike Wattel has finally done it. This week at the World Series of Poker, the veteran player was able to take home the $10,000 Stud Championship event and a cash prize of $245,541. It had been 18 years since Wattel won his first bracelet in 1999 at

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  • July 10, 2017

WSOP Announces Its 10 Poker Hall Of Fame Finalists

The finalists are in for the 2017 World Series of Poker Hall of Fame, but out of the 10, only two will receive the honor. As is the tradition, the first list was created through a public nomination and began to be compiled in June. After that, the Poker Hall of Fame Governing Council checked

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  • July 7, 2017

Poker Tables Prove To Be The Most Popular Item At Taj Mahal Auction

This Thursday morning a line formed outside the Trump Taj Mahal Resort as people looked for a chance to purchase its contents at a clear out price. The casino resort is undergoing a 60-day liquidation sale in order to rid itself of all its assets. Doors opened at 10 a.m. and among the most sought