Poker News Weekly Roundup – 27th April 2012
April 27, 2012 This week there is litle talk about anything other than the very strong rumour that PokerStars have acquired Full Tilt as part of their settlement deal with the DOJ. However there has been other news worth mentioning in the poker world.
Check out this weeks blog post here for my thoughts on the rumoured deal but to bring you up to speed here is how the rumours and facts have been reported so far …
Calvin Ayre … Groupe Bernard Tapie abandons deal for Full Tilt Poker
CardPlayer … PokerStars Addresses Rumors of Full Tilt Poker Buy
Online Poker News
PokerStars to address lobby concerns with table groups innovation should reduce the lobby lists and make it easier to join games
PTR competitor Poker-Edge removes public profiles following potential legal threats to PokerTableRatings from PokerStars, although prohibited data-mining continues.
Poker Tournament News
Vicky Coren becomes two-time EPT champ in Monte Carlo becoming one of a small selection of two-time EPT winners thanks to shipping the €5k Heads-Up in Monte Carlo.
Justin Bonomo Wins 2012 EPT €100,000 Monte Carlo Super High Roller winning the title and banking €1,640,000.
Triple Crown for Davidi Kitai who added the EPT Berlin trophy and €712,000 to past WPT and WSOP glories
Poker Legislation & Industry News
In Other Poker News
Five on Friday: Celebrity Poker Players includes profiles on some of the most interesting celeb poker players like Gabe Kaplan & Cirque du Soleil billionaire Guy Laliberté.
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