Phil Galfond Challenge Update: Comeback King Bidding to Become Poker Legend
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Phil Galfond Challenge Update: Comeback King Bidding to Become Poker Legend

March 30th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The world may be preoccupied with the new coronavirus pandemic, but Phil Galfond has his eye on the prize in his heads-up challenge. The American has been on a tear since returning from a period of self-isolation and is now...
Coronavirus Lockdown Spikes PokerStars’ Sunday Million Prizepool
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Coronavirus Lockdown Spikes PokerStars’ Sunday Million Prizepool

March 23rd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars’ 14th Anniversary Sunday Million has become the latest beneficiary of self-isolation and now stands as one of the largest online MTTs in history. Even without the new coronavirus forcing people to stay indoors, the...
Time is Right as WPT Launches Inaugural Online Series
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Time is Right as WPT Launches Inaugural Online Series

March 16th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The success of the WSOP’s online bracelet events has inspired the World Poker Tour (WPT) to launch its own virtual series. Announced on March 13, the WPT Online Series will take place on Partypoker and boast a $30 million...
Johnny Chan Tops Latest List of Global Poker Awards Winners
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Johnny Chan Tops Latest List of Global Poker Awards Winners

March 9th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The stars of poker were shining bright on March 7 as the second annual Global Poker Awards (GPA) took place in Las Vegas. Part of the Global Poker Index’s push to sportify poker, the ceremony honored the game’s great and...
Online Poker in Spain Suffering as Quarterly Revenue Falls
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Online Poker in Spain Suffering as Quarterly Revenue Falls

March 2nd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The latest report from Spain’s online gaming authority suggests the benefits of liquidity sharing in Europe are starting to wane. Details of the industry’s Q4 performance were published by the Directorate General for the...
WSOP and 888poker Looking to Break Records as Long-Running Partnership Continues
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WSOP and 888poker Looking to Break Records as Long-Running Partnership Continues

February 24th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
888poker and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will continue their long-standing relationship by producing another sizzling summer of action in Las Vegas. Renewing the sponsorship deal means it’s the sixth year the pair will...
WSOP Super-Sizes Online Schedule with High Rollers and More
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WSOP Super-Sizes Online Schedule with High Rollers and More

February 17th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) online schedule has been beefed up for 2020 and will now include 14 bracelet events. With the organizers at WSOP HQ busy finalizing the summer schedule, the online calendar has been set. The 2020...
Server Faults Causes Uproar as Partypoker and Americas Cardroom Cancel MTTs
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Server Faults Causes Uproar as Partypoker and Americas Cardroom Cancel MTTs

February 10th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker and Americas Cardroom have apologized to players after server issues resulted in the cancellation of multiple MTTs. News of the disruptions first appeared on Twitter. Following complaints from players about game...
Unibet Puts Rivals in Check by Sponsoring Chess Ace Magnus Carlsen
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Unibet Puts Rivals in Check by Sponsoring Chess Ace Magnus Carlsen

February 3rd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Unibet has strengthened the ties between poker and the chess community by signing one of the sport’s biggest stars, Magnus Carlsen. The 29-year-old is regarded by many as one of the greatest chess players in history. Nicknamed...
PokerStars Co-Founder Isai Scheinberg Finally Surrenders to Federal Prosecutors
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PokerStars Co-Founder Isai Scheinberg Finally Surrenders to Federal Prosecutors

January 27th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars CO-founder Isai Scheinberg as surrendered to the US authorities after nine years on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) wanted list. The 73-year-old started the final chapter of his long-running saga with federal...