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A 37-year-old Barcelona native, Roca is a former economics professor who quit his job to pursue his passion and build a career as a poker player.
WSOPE Champion Martí Roca Signs with 888poker Spain

Roca will help 888 grow its Spanish online poker room ahead of cross-border shared liquidity with Italy and Portugal.


Online gaming companies are looking to capitalize on Euro 2016. Senet Group has launched a new set of advertisements to promote responsible gambling.
Marketing Insight

More Euro 2016 promotions, operator interaction in the forums, online poker sponsorships beginning and ending and more.


Last week, PokerStars rolled out its new bounty tournament format, Knockout Poker,  to its international online poker room.
Poker Room Insight

PokerStars launches a new product, Unibet migrates Pokerihuone, partypoker tweaks its tournament schedule and more.


Following the success of 888poker's Super XL Series in January, the online poker operator has bought back the event for spring.
888poker Announces Schedule of May Super XL Series

The fifth iteration of the Super XL Series, running from May 14-22 with a $3 million guaranteed prize pool, bolsters a strong spring offering by the major online poker network.


The Main Event Day 1B added another 1,716 players but 4,226 more are needed on Day 1C to match last year's field size.
WSOP 2015: Connor Berkowitz Wins the LUCKY SEVENS for $487,784

The Main Event Day 1B added another 1,716 players but 4,226 more are needed on Day 1C to match last year’s field size.


A high school football coach and a salesman on a business trip both overcome the odds to win World Series of Poker bracelets.
WSOP 2015: Brian Hastings Wins $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship

A high school football coach and a salesman on a business trip both overcome the odds to win World Series of Poker bracelets.


Amazingly, Pham entered the wrong tournament, and had never played  2-7 Draw Lowball before.
WSOP 2015: Sam Greenwood, Benjamin Zamani and Christian Pham Win Their First Bracelets

Amazingly, Pham entered the wrong tournament, and had never played 2-7 Draw Lowball before.


Summer tournament guarantees are declining around the world as a measure to reduce the risk of overlays during the market lull.
Marketing Insight

A cheating scandal at PokerStars PLO tables provides a PR headache despite the operator’s market leading security measures.


The run of first time bracelet winners came to an end in Event #31 as Brett Shaffer added a second bracelet to his collection. His first…
Joe Cada Adds a Second Bracelet to his WSOP Main Event Win

The PokerStars Team Pro is the first player of the modern era to win a bracelet after a victory in the Main Event.


The laurels of victory—in this case a WSOP bracelet and $335k—in Event #21 went to 23 year old Dominik Nitsche, who becomes the youngest…
Doug Polk Takes the WSOP $1k Turbo Bracelet, Nitsche Wins His Third

Dominik Nitsche breaks Phil Ivey’s record to become the youngest player to win three WSOP bracelets.


A summary of the recent accomplishments of players ranked on the Global Poker Index.
The Global Poker Index Newsmakers: Schemion Tops GPI and EPT POY Races

Ole Schemion (GPI#1) has returned to #1 on the GPI300. Schemion has held the #1 or #2 spots on the GPI300 throughout…


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