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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...
Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat
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Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat

November 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey might have thought his battle with the Borgata was over, but it seems the Atlantic City casino has other ideas. At the end of October, Ivey was given the disappointing news that his lawsuit against the Borgata had been...
Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords
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Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords

November 4th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey may want to forget his last few weeks in court as he’s seen more than $18 million slip from his grasp. Ivey has been battling London’s Crockfords Casino since 2012, but following a ruling by Lady Justice...
Qui Nguyen Winner of World Series of Poker Main Event 2016, Unconventional Play Keeps Opponents Guessing
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Qui Nguyen Winner of World Series of Poker Main Event 2016, Unconventional Play Keeps Opponents Guessing

November 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Qui Nguyen won his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) career bracelet early in the morning on Wednesday, defeating Gordon Vayo heads-up, for the most coveted title in poker. On the third and final day of play at the 2016 WSOP...
WSOP Main Event Update: Qui Nguyen in Control with Three Players Left
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WSOP Main Event Update: Qui Nguyen in Control with Three Players Left

November 1st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
On Day Two at the WSOP Main Event final table Monday night, Qui Nguyen went from chip leader to overwhelming favorite. With the tournament down to its final three players, the Las Vegas resident is in a commanding position to win...
WSOP Main Event Update: And Then There Were Five
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WSOP Main Event Update: And Then There Were Five

October 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
There are just five players remaining in the 2016 WSOP Main Event. The first evening of the final table on Sunday began with the chip leaders Cliff Josephy and Qui Nguyen in a four-bet pot pre-flop. Nguyen took down the pot and...
Judge Sides with the Borgata to Leave Phil Ivey $10 Million Worse Off
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Judge Sides with the Borgata to Leave Phil Ivey $10 Million Worse Off

October 24th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey is $10 million worse off following a negative verdict in his edge sorting case against Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino. Despite hopes that a court would declare his $10 million baccarat win back in 2012 was within...
Numbers Down but Elton Tsang Still Enjoys One Drop Win
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Numbers Down but Elton Tsang Still Enjoys One Drop Win

October 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
China’s Elton Tsang has become the latest Big One for One Drop champion and €11,111,111 ($12,217,503) richer after defeating Anatoly Gurtovoy heads-up. The super high roller event became the most expensive poker...