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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...
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...
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...
WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule
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WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule

December 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) might still be fresh in the memories of those who made the final table, but the organizers are already planning next year’s event. With around five months to go until the world’s...
China’s Alibaba Group Behind Major New Poker Tour
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China’s Alibaba Group Behind Major New Poker Tour

December 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
China’s Alibaba Sports Group has announced the formation of a new poker tour with more than $7 million in prize money up for grabs. The sports group, which is part of China’s largest e-commerce business Alibaba, will...
Holiday Poker Events Becoming the New Normal as Traditions Change
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Holiday Poker Events Becoming the New Normal as Traditions Change

November 25th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Not to sound clichéd, but the world is ever-changing. Spending 24 hours a day with family during major holidays was a given once upon a time. But today, with fewer traditional families than 20 years ago, many partake in...
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...
WSOP Increases Its Global Footprint with Six New Events
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WSOP Increases Its Global Footprint with Six New Events

November 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is living up to its brand name with an international Circuit schedule that now encompasses 13 locations. With the opening tournament at the recent WSOP Circuit event in Brazil welcoming 2,981...
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...