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    Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game
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    Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game

    October 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva has had his felony charges linked to an alleged game of strip poker reduced to a misdemeanor. Back in August, Silva was booked into jail after local police learned that he may have been involved in a...
    William Hill and Amaya in Merger Talks but Analysts Say it Could be a Long Shot
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    William Hill and Amaya in Merger Talks but Analysts Say it Could be a Long Shot

    October 10th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    William Hill and PokerStars could be set to merge if the former can agree a deal with Canada’s Amaya Gaming. William Hill is one of the largest sports betting companies in Europe and in the last few days it’s emerged...
    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...
    PokerStars WCOOP Draws To A Close With Biggest Main Event In Six Years
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    PokerStars WCOOP Draws To A Close With Biggest Main Event In Six Years

    September 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    The PokerStars WCOOP has survived grumbles about payouts and re-entries (or lack of) to end with a bang. The 2016 online showpiece finished this week with a Main Event worthy of the series. The latest World Championship of Online...
    2016 Poker Hall Of Fame Debate Heats Up As Pros Clash Over Nominees
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    2016 Poker Hall Of Fame Debate Heats Up As Pros Clash Over Nominees

    September 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    The Poker Hall of Fame vote is just weeks away, but the great and the good of poker’s Twitterati are already sharpening their knives over the nominees, it seems. Many top pros, including some who have been nominated or...
    Poker Games at Wyoming Senior Home Lead to Deadly Shooting
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    Poker Games at Wyoming Senior Home Lead to Deadly Shooting

    September 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Authorities say poker games caused a deadly shooting at a Wyoming senior living facility. The alleged murderer, a 77-year old resident at the facility had, according to police, become irritated by poker games being played in a...
    Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?
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    Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?

    September 12th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    The annual Poker Hall of Fame has just announced its list of finalists and this year the UK’s Dave Ulliott looks to be one of the early betting favorites. Following public nominations and an internal vetting process, the...
    Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000
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    Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000

    September 5th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Ted Forrest, a six-time WSOP bracelet winner, has been accused of trying to defraud the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas by using checks he wasn’t able to cash. According to a criminal complaint filed with the Las Vegas Justice...
    Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars
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    Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars

    August 29th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Gus Hansen is back on the online poker scene despite being more than $21 million in the hole. At one point in time Hansen was one of the most active high stakes poker players in the world. Often engaging in marathon sessions on...
    ESPN’s WSOP Broadcasts Kick Off on September 6
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    ESPN’s WSOP Broadcasts Kick Off on September 6

    August 26th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might already be a distant memory for some, but ESPN is preparing to rerun some of the action across its two main stations. While the November Nine are busy preparing for their moment in the...