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Jason Koon became the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) series champion on Tuesday night as he won the $5250 buy-in SHRPO Championship, taking $1 million…
Jason Koon Takes Down The 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship

Koon wins the SHRPO Championship, taking the first place prize of $1 million, his biggest career win to date.


On Wednesday, the 23-year-old from Massachusetts earned his fourth seven-figure score in just over four months by outlasting nearly 1,500 opponents in the $5,300 buy-in Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event. His win was worth $1,446,710.
Daniel Colman Records Fourth Seven-Figure Live Poker Tournament Score in Five Months

Earns outright victory in Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event for $1.45 million, extending historic run.


In a surprising act of generosity, the organizers of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) added $50k to the prize pool of the $100k buy in High Roller event to resolve a late dispute over the payout structure.
Seminole Hard Rock Casino Adds $50k to High Roller After Dispute

Scott Seiver’s complaints led to a $50k payday after he lost the chip lead to finish in third.


The Florida Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) failed to draw the crowd its organizers expected over the Labor Day weekend.
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Players Enjoy Free $2.5 Million

Falling short of the $10 million guarantee means players benefit from a huge overlay.


While big organizations such as the WSOP are guided by corporate giving campaigns, poker players themselves have begun taking the reins on recent altruism efforts in poker.
Poker Players Setting an Example for Charitable Giving

Charitable donations catching on in the poker world.


California senator eyes 2015 for igaming regulation. 888 plans interstate online poker network between Nevada and Delaware.
Regulation in Review: US

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week: California, Nevada and Delaware.


The final tables of the $10 million guaranteed Main Event and the $100k buy in High Roller will be live streamed on PokerStars.tv.
PokerStars TV Returns to the US: Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to be Live Streamed

The first time since 2010 that PokerStars has streamed coverage of a US tournament.


CEO David Baazov contends that the addition of new customers that will be acquired via Amaya’s expansion into online casino and sports books will help increase liquidity for the company’s online poker sites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.
Why Amaya Thinks Casino and Sportsbook Will Benefit Poker Players

Casino will come to PokerStars in Spain and Italy this year.


PokerStars has created a tournament lobby allowing players to sign up for the $10 Million Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship event running between August 28 and September 3.
PokerStars Allows Direct Sign Ups for the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in Florida

Unusually, PokerStars is not an official sponsor of the event.


The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open tournament series starts on August 14 bringing 23 events to the Florida casino, including a repeat of last year’s inaugural $10m guaranteed Main Event.
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Returns with a $10m Guarantee for the Main Event

The 2013 $5,300 buy in Main Event drew in over $12m of prize money using a multi-day re-entry format.


World Poker Tour (WPT) has decided to slap a $10m guarantee on its own event at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Florida.
WPT Puts $10m Guarantee on 2014 Event at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Florida

Inspired by the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, the WPT quadruples its guarantee for next year’s event at the casino.


Episode 45: Mike Stein of Quantitative PokerMike Stein, author of the excellent Quantitative Poker blog, joins us to talk about skill vs luck in poker, how tax…
This Week in Poker Podcasts: November Niner Mark Newhouse, Skill vs Luck and SHRPO Coverage

The latest poker podcasts from the pokerfuse podcast directory for the week starting August 26, 2013.


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