World Cup of Poker

Germany wins 2015 World Cup of Poker

After 32 games and four weeks, the World Cup of Poker 2015 is complete.Sixty-three US players and seven players from France turned out for the third-place playoff on Sunday, so it was going to be an uphill struggle for France from the beginning. By the time the event was down to four players, the Un...more

by David Lyons on December 21, 2015 9:07 AM

2015 World Cup of Poker ready for the finals

It would have been easy to assume that the first semi-final between USA and Kazakhstan would be one-sided affair; however the Kazakhstan players turned out in force, and began making short work on the US players. By the time the dust had settled on the first hour of play forty-nine players were elim...more

by David Lyons on December 14, 2015 5:31 AM

2015 World Cup of Poker sets final four

The quarter finals were off to a blistering start with the France v Russian Federation game going down to the wire. A pair of players from each team faced off in the final two tables, with "buzz37000" ultimately taking honours - and a semi-Final spot - for France. Germany were the favourites going i...more

by David Lyons on December 9, 2015 4:16 AM

2015 World Cup of Poker opens with big action

The opening weekend of the 2015 World Cup Poker saw some very interesting matchups, and some shock results to boot. Like last year the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and all the Scandinavian countries failed to make it out of the starting gates, while the Kiwi's and the Kazakhs showed their pedigr...more

by David Lyons on November 24, 2015 8:53 AM

World Cup of Poker: Spain are the new Champions!

Spain is the tenth annual World Cup of Poker champion - upsetting Canada in a fiercely contested final. On Saturday 140 players paid the 100K play chip entry fee to the no limit hold'em heads-up final. Of those players only 38 were Spanish, leaving them at a significant disadvantage with just over a...more

by Bob Dix on December 22, 2014 4:58 AM

World Cup of Poker - Down to 2

This weekend saw the tenth annual World Cup of Poker played out its semi-final matches, leaving us with just two teams to fight it out for the title.In the first match it was a battle of European giants as Italy took on Spain - a match that would not look out of place in the football equivalent of t...more

by Bob Dix on December 15, 2014 6:45 AM

World Cup of Poker advances to final four

It was a day of nail-biting finishes in the World Cup of Poker as all four of the quarter finals went down to the wire. This is how the bracket looks with just four nations remaining: The day began with a clash of two former World Cup of Poker winners - the 2011 victor Italy and reigning champions R...more

by Bob Dix on December 8, 2014 7:15 AM

World Cup of Poker: More upsets as eight teams remain

The World Cup of poker delivered more shocks over the weekend as 16 teams were whittled down to just eight. The biggest story of the weekend was the elimination of pre-tournament favorites the USA, but there was plenty else going on in the rest of the draw - including an incredible individual perfor...more

by Bob Dix on December 1, 2014 4:38 AM

Shocks and surprises as World Cup of Poker reaches next phase

The World Cup of Poker group qualifying matches are over and this is how things shape up for the Round of 16 on Saturday, November 29: Most of the big names made it through, but not all of them found it an easy task. Surprisingly there was no place in the knockout phase for Brazil, the UK, the Nethe...more

by Bob Dix on November 24, 2014 9:14 AM

World Cup of Poker returns to PokerStars

This weekend the World Cup of Poker (WCP) kicks off its tenth annual event - and this time around it looks a little different...In 2014 the world's premier team poker event is taking place in a format that brings all of the world's biggest poker nations together for the first time in years. It's all...more

by Bob Dix on November 19, 2014 11:14 AM
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