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Jack Salter rising up the UK ranks once again.

Those expecting a drop in performance for Jack Salter (GPI#17) following a fantastic 2014 poker campaign will have to wait a little longer as the 2015 GPI Poker World Cup Team UK member has, to this point, refused to let that happen, instead pushing his


2015 GPM closer Kanit wins big at EPT Grand Final.

Mustapha Kanit (GPI#29), who was a key member of a victorious #TeamItaly at the very first Global Poker Masters just a little over a month ago, returned to the winner’s circle over the weekend, capturing the W in the 50K Super High Roller single day


#TeamItaly to be celebrated at WPT National Venice.

Members of Team Italy, which captured the inaugural Global Poker Masters last month in Malta, will be celebrated at the upcoming WPT National Venice event in their native land.   WPT Champions Club members Andrea Dato (GPI#102) andRocco Palumbo (GPI#

Players’ Reactions After the Event.

Although not without its hiccups, the inaugural Global Poker Masters was voted a successful first foray into sportified, team based poker by the competition’s legion of fans, the poker media and – perhaps most importantly for its sustainability &#

Team Italy wins the 2015 Global Poker Masters.

After more than two hours of heads-up action between Team Italy & Team Russia it was the all-star Italian line-up of Dario Sammartino, Mustapha Kanit, Rocco Palumbo, Andrea Dato and Giulliano Bendinelli of Italy that took advantage of their 4-1 chip

The 2015 Global Poker Masters Finals Have Arrived.

The Finals are here. Team Italy and Team Russia are the last two teams standing, with Team Russia coming in as the short stacks at only 148,100 per man and Team Italy sitting as the favorite with 404,900 in chips. Heads up play starts soon!   Final Chipc

Official Standings After The Quarter Finals.

The Global Poker Masters’ Quarterfinal round is in the book and there was no shortage of drama as the competition’s middle 6 Teams battled heads up for a spot in the Semis. France was the eventual victim – losing all 3 heads up rounds against Te


The Playoffs are done & the official winner is Team USA, while Team UK’s run has been cut short before the Quarterfinals as they exit in 8th Place on day 1. Check out the standings below and get ready for Quarterfinal Heads Up competition tomorr


The 5th and Final Round of the Global Poker Masters’ Playoffs is underway and the biggest story from Round 4 was a surprise resurgence by Team Ukraine who was able to catapult out of the #8 spot via 2 outright victories from Oleksandr Gnatenko &


Germany continues its dominant Playoff turn heading into Round 4 with a leaderboard topping 45,000 points. Italy now the sole 2nd place holder while Team Russia slips into 4th position behind Canada. Outlook continues to look bleak for Team Ukraine though


Action heated up in Round 2 of the Playoffs at the 2015 Global Poker Masters, with multiple tables finishing ahead of schedule. Team Germany has eclipsed Team Italy for the number 1 spot on the leaderboard, with Italy falling into 2nd and now in a dead he

Official Standings from 1st Round of Playoffs.

Round 1 of the Playoffs at the Global Poker masters is in the books. Check out the updated team standings below to see which Nations are early frontrunners in the competition, whose settled into the middle of the pack & who’s at risk early. Ital

#GlobalPokerMasters‬ Timeline Revealed in Full.

The full schedule for the ‪#‎GlobalPokerMasters‬ has been released. Check out when the action will be livestreamed over March 21st and 22nd right here. Its going to be an action packed two days with play set to kick off at noon CET on March 21st at


#TeamUkraine member Igor Yaroshevsky 4th at WPT LAPC.

Igor Yaroshevsky (GPI#369), who will represent #TeamUkraine later this month at the Global Poker Masters, will coming into Poker’s World Cup on a heater. Yaroshevsky headed to Los Angeles over the weekend and left $333,680 richer. The Ukrainian pro


Breaking: World #1 Ole Schemion added to Team Germany.

If you were listening to live stream coverage of the 2015 Main Event earlier today, you may have heard a major announcement from Global Poker Index CEO Alexandre Dreyfus, who confirmed that the #1 ranked poker player in the world, Ole Schemion, has accep

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Sam Trickett completes Team UK Top 4.

With Stephen Chidwick (GPI#11) unable to confirm his attendance, Team UK superstar Sam Trickett (GPI#99) has accepted an invitation and will be part of Team UK at the Global Poker Masters.   The former World #5 was unable to reach the $1M mark for th