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Christian Harder Wins First Ever PokerStars Championship Trophy
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Christian Harder Wins First Ever PokerStars Championship Trophy

January 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ inaugural Championship event has come to a conclusion and the first ever champion is long-time pro, Christian Harder. One of the original online tournament grinders, Harder (aka Charder30) carved his way through...
Artificial Intelligence is Proving Its Better than Humans in Poker Showdown
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Artificial Intelligence is Proving Its Better than Humans in Poker Showdown

January 13th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The latest artificial intelligence (AI) vs. human poker showdown has seen the free-thinking computer open up an early lead at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA. Following on the heels of the 2015 battle between a computer program...
Biggest Post-WSOP Poker Tournament Highlights of 2016: Who Amazed Us in the Second Half of the Year
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Biggest Post-WSOP Poker Tournament Highlights of 2016: Who Amazed Us in the Second Half of the Year

January 2nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
When it comes to poker tournaments, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest series of the year. But it’s far from the only one. There are events held across the world, and we thought it worthwhile to take a look back at...
Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)
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Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)

December 30th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
In 2016, a number of poker players were redeemed, while others took a tumble. At the World Series of Poker (WSOP), a couple of legends returned to the game, despite not exactly being welcomed back. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson and...
What WSOP 2016 Showed Us About the Current State of Poker
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What WSOP 2016 Showed Us About the Current State of Poker

December 26th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) taught us many things. For one, poker is still an extremely popular game around the world, despite many claiming the game is “dead.” It’s not dead. Not even close. Poker clearly isn’t...
Phil Ivey Forced to Pay Borgata $10.1 Million
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Phil Ivey Forced to Pay Borgata $10.1 Million

December 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey has been ordered to repay $10.1 million to the Borgata by a US District Judge after losing his appeal against claims he cheated at baccarat. The long running battle between Ivey and New Jersey’s Borgata came to a...
Global Poker League China to Help Game Reach New Market
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Global Poker League China to Help Game Reach New Market

December 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker League (GPL) is looking to tap into China’s $17 billion gaming market with a new event. According to the South China Morning Post, China is the biggest gaming market in the world with around 400 million...
Help the Poker Players Alliance Fight Back Against RAWA Loving AGs
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Help the Poker Players Alliance Fight Back Against RAWA Loving AGs

December 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Don’t let ten Attorneys General make RAWA a reality, that’s the advice of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) and its latest pre-filled letter. The push to have the Wire Act used as a device to block online poker at a...
Brian Hastings Leaves High Stakes Behind for Tea Business
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Brian Hastings Leaves High Stakes Behind for Tea Business

November 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
High stakes online pro Brian Hastings is hanging up his mouse and entering the world of paid employment according to a recent blog post. Hastings, who is better known to many as Stinger88, is one of the biggest winners in the...
Mike Sexton Makes History with First WPT Win
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Mike Sexton Makes History with First WPT Win

November 18th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
WPT announcer Mike Sexton has finally stepped out from behind his commentary booth to win his first tour title. Despite being involved with the WPT since its inception in 2002, Sexton hasn’t managed to convert his...