World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes
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World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes

March 15th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s (WPT) planned trip to South Korea has been cancelled at the last minute due to airline strikes and growing political unrest in the area. Cancelling a tournament just days before the scheduled start...
Doug Polk Believes Tom Dwan May be Involved in a High Stakes Scandal
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Doug Polk Believes Tom Dwan May be Involved in a High Stakes Scandal

March 10th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Tom Dwan, the poker pro who once ruled the online world under the moniker durrrr, could be at the center of another high stakes debt scandal. According to a recent video blog by Doug Polk, rumors are currently swirling that Dwan...
Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win
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Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win

March 3rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey’s ongoing baccarat edge sorting saga has taken another twist thanks to a successful application to the UK’s Supreme Court. Back in October 2014, poker pro Phil Ivey lost his case against London’s...
Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards
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Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards

February 24th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The third annual Global Poker Index (GPI) American Poker Awards recently named its class of 2017 and leading the way with two awards was Jason Mercier. As part of the GPI’s ongoing mission to recognize talent and turn poker...
Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl
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Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl

February 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
After an unexpected amount of interest, the Aria Super High Roller Bowl will now welcome 56 of the richest players in the game. Running the event in conjunction with broadcaster Poker Central, the Aria had initially planned to...
Igor Kurganov to Add a Touch of Skill to PokerStars’ Pro Roster
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Igor Kurganov to Add a Touch of Skill to PokerStars’ Pro Roster

February 13th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
High stakes poker pro Igor Kurganov has put pen to paper and become a fully-fledged member of Team PokerStars. The Russian pro is a master of both tournaments and cash games and will join PokerStars with live earnings just over...
Online Poker in New York Gets Second Shot at Success in 2017
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Online Poker in New York Gets Second Shot at Success in 2017

February 8th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in New York could happen in 2017, but only if there’s enough political will to make it so. Following New York Senator John Bonacic’s (R-Mount Hope) submission of online poker bill S03898 on January 27,...
Libratus Proves Computers Can Play Poker and More
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Libratus Proves Computers Can Play Poker and More

February 1st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Poker bot Libratus has not only shown that humans may not have the best brains on the planet when it comes to poker, but that artificial intelligence is better than it’s ever been. In the latest man vs. machine poker...
New Jersey iGaming Revenue Sees Huge Gains in 2016
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New Jersey iGaming Revenue Sees Huge Gains in 2016

January 27th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey iGaming saw huge financial improvements in 2016 according to the latest report from the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). Despite some inevitable dips throughout the year, online gaming revenue across the Garden...
Will 2017 See the Restart of Tom Dwan vs. Daniel Cates?
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Will 2017 See the Restart of Tom Dwan vs. Daniel Cates?

January 23rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Has a tweet from Doug Polk sparked renewed interest in the $1.5 million heads-up match between Tom Dwan and Daniel Cates? Although Dwan, aka durrrr, hasn’t been around the online poker community for a while, his name still...