Poker News roundup for the week

LPB or LatestPokerBonuses has been shortlisted in the iGB Affiliate Awards 2016 along with LatestCasinoBonuses (LCB) and LatestBingoBonuses (LBB). This is the first time three of the Latest Bonuses websites have been in the running for an award. Good luck to all! The 25,000 Euro buy-in High Roller event in Prague saw Rainer Kempe from Germany take first place along with a first place prize of 539,000 Euros. 80 players registered for the tournament and Kempe beat Jean-Noel Thorel in the heads up finish to victory. On December 28th, Lucky Ace Poker will close it's doors after 7 years. All players will be moved over to the 888Poker site. A $290 million judgment has been made against PokerStars and Amaya Group Holdings by a Judge in the Franklin Circuit Court. The case was taken to court by a private legal company for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You may recall the 2008 case when Kentucky tried to seize well over 100 domains of online gambling companies. Kenny Smaron has won the European Poker Tour High Roller tournament in Prague after beating a field of 315 players. The 10,300 Euro buy-in meant there was a huge prize pool of 3,150,000 Euros. Smaron's prize was 595,500 Euros. The World Series of Poker have announced the dates of the WSOP in 2016. The 47th WSOP will be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from May 31st to July 18th 2016. Colossus II returns and has an increased prize pool guaranteed at $7 million; up $2 million from last year and a guaranteed $1 million to the winner. Collosus II will have a $565 buy-in re-entry tournament. The "Little One for ONE DROP" also returns.
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