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Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards
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Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards

February 24th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The third annual Global Poker Index (GPI) American Poker Awards recently named its class of 2017 and leading the way with two awards was Jason Mercier. As part of the GPI’s ongoing mission to recognize talent and turn poker...
Unibet Poker Signs New Ambassadors in a Bid to Improve Online Presence
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Unibet Poker Signs New Ambassadors in a Bid to Improve Online Presence

February 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Unibet Poker has drafted in three Irish pros with a strong social media presence to help increase its marketing potential across Europe. Dara O’Kearney, David Lappin and 2013 Irish Open Main Event winner Ian Simpson have...
Final Owners Confirmed for India’s Breakthrough Poker Sports League
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Final Owners Confirmed for India’s Breakthrough Poker Sports League

February 20th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
India’s Poker Sports League (PSL) completed its initial draft process after the final five teams were announced on February 20th. Since the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of...
Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl
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Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl

February 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
After an unexpected amount of interest, the Aria Super High Roller Bowl will now welcome 56 of the richest players in the game. Running the event in conjunction with broadcaster Poker Central, the Aria had initially planned to...
PokerStars Power UP Alpha Could Change the Game Forever
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PokerStars Power UP Alpha Could Change the Game Forever

February 15th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars’ push to innovate and bring more casual players into the game may be set to take another step forward if it’s latest product performs well in its testing phase. Announced in a press release on February 14...
Igor Kurganov to Add a Touch of Skill to PokerStars’ Pro Roster
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Igor Kurganov to Add a Touch of Skill to PokerStars’ Pro Roster

February 13th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
High stakes poker pro Igor Kurganov has put pen to paper and become a fully-fledged member of Team PokerStars. The Russian pro is a master of both tournaments and cash games and will join PokerStars with live earnings just over...
Change of Style Brings Shutters Down on the Monte Carlo Casino’s Vegas Poker Room
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Change of Style Brings Shutters Down on the Monte Carlo Casino’s Vegas Poker Room

February 10th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
The Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas will be closing the doors to its poker room on April 25th. As part of MGM Resorts International’s plans to rebrand and restructure the Monte Carlo into two new hotels, Park MGM and The...
Online Poker in New York Gets Second Shot at Success in 2017
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Online Poker in New York Gets Second Shot at Success in 2017

February 8th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in New York could happen in 2017, but only if there’s enough political will to make it so. Following New York Senator John Bonacic’s (R-Mount Hope) submission of online poker bill S03898 on January 27,...
Michael Phelps Beaten By Wife in $1 Million Charity Poker Event
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Michael Phelps Beaten By Wife in $1 Million Charity Poker Event

February 6th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Michael Phelps might be the best poker playing swimmer in the world, but he’s not quite as good as his wife Nicole it seems. With the Super Bowl presenting the perfect opportunity for celebrities, business owners and poker...
Partypoker Live’s Big Prizepool Tournament Series Brings in EPT’s John Duthie
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Partypoker Live’s Big Prizepool Tournament Series Brings in EPT’s John Duthie

February 3rd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker LIVE has pulled on the talents of former EPT creator John Duthie, hoping that lightning can strike twice for the British pro poker player and television producer. Duthie will be the new director of the multimillion...