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Nicodemo Piccolo Wins Inaugural Battle of Malta’s first ever live poker tournament is over and retired Italian doctor Nicodemo Piccolo is the inaugural Battle of Malta champion. Piccolo, a former anesthesiologist who has been playing poker for more than 40 years, wasn’t fazed by the long days and said after the win that he felt happy and relaxed throughout the entire […]

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2012 PokerListings Battle of Malta Results

The PokerListings Battle of Malta is playing down to a winner and you can find the full results right here, updated as they happen. The remaining players are busy fighting it out for the title of BOM champion and the €35,000 first-place prize. Check back later for the full daily rundown and a video interview […]

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Up to $1 Million Offered in PokerStars’ 90-Billionth Hand Promo

PokerStars is set to deal its landmark 90-billionth hand over the next week and poker players could benefit in cash rewards up to $1 million. As part of its Road to 100 Billion promo, PokerStars will award cash prizes every one million hands from 89,700,000 to 90,000,000 at regular real money ring game tables. The […]

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Kara Scott Among Survivors on Battle of Malta Day 1b

Both Day 1 flights are done at the PokerListings Battle of Malta with event host Kara Scott advancing to Day 2 of the contest. With 42,800 chips, Scott will join the likes of Dan “Jungleman” Cates and Gaelle Baumann tomorrow, both of whom survived Day 1a, to begin the playdown to the final table. “I’m […]

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Battle of Malta Beats Guarantee with 349 Players

Registration is closed at the Battle of Malta and with 349 players in on the action the event has far surpassed its €150k guarantee. 153 players bought into the first Day 1 flight and 196 registered to play on the second. With that total the prize pool has swelled to almost €175,000. Official prize […]

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Cates Brings Battle of Malta Halfway to €150k Guarantee

Dan “Jungleman” Cates was the 150th player to register for the Battle of Malta, meaning this tournament is already halfway to making its €150,000 guarantee. Cates took advantage of late registration but wasted no time getting involved in the action. In the first orbit after sitting down he was all-in against the player to […]

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PokerListings Battle of Malta Starts Now

The wait is over and the cards are just hours away from hitting the felt at the first-ever Battle of Malta. Playing out over the next four days at the Portomaso Casino in St. Juliens, Malta, this event is shaping up to be the most exciting €500 buy-in poker tournament in history. After all, […]

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Brock Parker Takes Borgata Fall Poker Open for $372k

Brock Parker beat the toughest final table ever assembled at the Borgata Fall Poker Open to win $372k earlier this morning. Parker, a two-time WSOP bracelet winner, got past 644 entrants and a final table that included noted pros Vinny Pahuja, Jeff Papola, Matt Stout and recent WSOP October Niner Michael Esposito. “It was a […]

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