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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...
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...
WSOPE 2017 to Light Up Europe’s Largest Poker Room at King’s Casino
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WSOPE 2017 to Light Up Europe’s Largest Poker Room at King’s Casino

October 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) has a new home and it is at King’s Casino Rozvadov. Unlike the WSOP which has been held in Las Vegas since its inception, the WSOPE has been much more of a travelling product. The...
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...
Get Ready for the WSOP With the Latest Betting Lines
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Get Ready for the WSOP With the Latest Betting Lines

October 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) final table is glinting in the distance like a bracelet in the sun, and before the chips start to fly, you can speculate on who will clinch the top prize. Just as casinos in Vegas have started to...