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...
Johnny Chan Backs Bitcoin Poker Site
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Johnny Chan Backs Bitcoin Poker Site

September 22nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Johnny Chan, a Bitcoin poker site, and the latest industry innovation might not be three things you’d necessarily put together, but that’s exactly what a new company called Breakout Gaming (BRO) has manifested. Along...
Gus Hansen Misses Full Tilt Match Against Viktor Blom
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Gus Hansen Misses Full Tilt Match Against Viktor Blom

September 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Gus Hansen is a man who is seemingly afraid of nothing when it comes to online poker. However, after missing a much-publicized Full Tilt heads-up match last Sunday, the Dane’s mettle was called into question. Despite being...
NY Mortician Joseph Fumando Guilty of Illegal Poker Ops
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NY Mortician Joseph Fumando Guilty of Illegal Poker Ops

September 16th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Staten Island mortician Joseph Fumando was convicted last week of running illegal Texas Hold’em games on Staten Island. The conviction came in Brooklyn Federal Court. The verdict came down after just 20 minutes of...
Roland de Wolfe, Josh Gould Accused of High-Stakes Collusion
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Roland de Wolfe, Josh Gould Accused of High-Stakes Collusion

September 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Roland de Wolfe and Josh Gould are accused of high-staked poker collusion by a wealthy trader who is suing London’s exclusive Les Ambassadeurs casino for £10 million (£16.8 million). Dubai-based Iraj Parvizi claims that...
Gus Hansen Reaches $20 Million Career Red Zone
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Gus Hansen Reaches $20 Million Career Red Zone

September 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Gus Hansen’s lifetime losses at Full Tilt spiraled past the toe-curling $20 million mark this week, according to Highstakesdb.com, prompting many to wonder whether the three-time WPT winner and former Aussie Millions Champ is...