Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations
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Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations

October 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Cercle Cadet Poker club in Paris’ Rue Cadet was raided by French police on Tuesday morning, following a yearlong investigation into alleged extortion by organized gangs, embezzlement, money-laundering, and criminal...
George Danzer Wins Third WSOP Bracelet of 2014
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George Danzer Wins Third WSOP Bracelet of 2014

October 13th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
George Danzer won his third World Series of Poker bracelet of 2014 at the WSOP-Asia-Pacific Poker series, taking down the A$5,000 ($4,385) Eight-Game Mixed tournament in Australia to win A$84,600 ($74,200). The win makes Danzer...
Jeff Lisandro Wins 6th Bracelet at WSOP APAC
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Jeff Lisandro Wins 6th Bracelet at WSOP APAC

October 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Jeff Lisandro capped a busy week at the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) by taking down his sixth WSOP bracelet. Lisandro, one of the legends of Australian poker, earned his latest triumph by taking down the A$1,650...
Phil Ivey Loses Advantage Over Crockfords in Court Case
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Phil Ivey Loses Advantage Over Crockfords in Court Case

October 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey suffered a major loss in court on Tuesday, as a London judge ruled that his use of edge sorting techniques to win at baccarat constituted cheating. The case involved whether Ivey, who sought to force Crockfords Casino...
Iowa Police Seize $100,000 from California Poker Players
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Iowa Police Seize $100,000 from California Poker Players

October 6th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Two poker players from California are fighting a legal battle against Iowa police, saying that troopers with the Iowa State Patrol illegally took over $100,000 from them after a routine traffic stop. The case is similar to others...
Poker Prosecutor Preet Bharara Now US AG Contender
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Poker Prosecutor Preet Bharara Now US AG Contender

October 2nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Preet Bharara, the incumbent Attorney for the Southern District of New York, may be looking at a shot at the top law post in the land: US Attorney General. Reports suggest that Bharara, who initiated the Black Friday indictments...
Ultimate Poker Future Unclear After New Jersey Exit
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Ultimate Poker Future Unclear After New Jersey Exit

September 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Ultimate Poker is now facing questions about its future, following an exit from the New Jersey online poker market last week. While the company still operates a fairly successful site in Nevada, recent departures from the company...
PokerStars Drops Joe Cada, Marcel Luske
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PokerStars Drops Joe Cada, Marcel Luske

September 27th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars and other online poker sites have been dropping their sponsored pros like a bad habit lately. Recently, we’ve reported on 888 parting ways with JC Tran, Ultimate Poker trimming its roster, and PokerStars ending a...
Daniel Cates Blasts Tom Dwan and “durrrr” Challenge
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Daniel Cates Blasts Tom Dwan and “durrrr” Challenge

September 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Tom Dwan’s fabled “durrrr” Challenge was once the talk of the online poker world. Designed to generate some high-stakes action at a time when Tom “durrrr” Dwan was an unstoppable force, the heads-up...
Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier Affected by New UK Gambling Laws
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Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier Affected by New UK Gambling Laws

September 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier is one of many poker pros whose entire lives will be impacted when the new UK gambling laws come into effect on October 1. And players aren’t the only ones who will have some...