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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...
AG Nominee Sessions Shocked by DOJ’s Wire Act Interpretation
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AG Nominee Sessions Shocked by DOJ’s Wire Act Interpretation

January 11th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions was “shocked” by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) 2011 interpretation of the Wire Act. Following a requests by the states of New York and Illinois for clarification of the...
Players Urged to Change their Passwords Following 2+2 Hack
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Players Urged to Change their Passwords Following 2+2 Hack

January 9th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
2+2, one of the poker community’s largest forums, has been the subject of a data breach which has resulted in user’s details being posted for sale. According to forum user and English poker pro Max Silver, the...
Could National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Conference Help Online Poker?
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Could National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Conference Help Online Poker?

January 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Taking place between January 6th and January 8th, the annual meeting of lawmakers and state representatives will be a chance for industry experts to educate those in power. As outlined by FloridaPolitics.com, one of the main...
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...
Pennsylvania and California Online Poker Legislation in 2016: Much Ado About Nothing Being Passed
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Pennsylvania and California Online Poker Legislation in 2016: Much Ado About Nothing Being Passed

December 28th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
When it came to Pennsylvania and California’s online poker passage plans in 2016, hopes were high, but delivery was low. Although many around the poker community expected Pennsylvania to pass legislation long before the...
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...
Jason Somerville to Bring Aussie Millions to the Masses via Twitch
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Jason Somerville to Bring Aussie Millions to the Masses via Twitch

December 23rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Jason Somerville and Melbourne’s Crown Casino will partner up once again to help broadcast the Aussie Millions to a global audience. As he did in 2016, Somerville will use his experience and following on Twitch to help...