Ivey League and Global Poker Index Align Forces
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Ivey League and Global Poker Index Align Forces

August 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker Index exists to highlight the best tournament poker players in the world. Phil Ivey is a name that’s always at or near the top of any poker list. So it’s only natural that the two would find a way to...
Bad Beat Costs Player $1 Million One Drop Buy-in
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Bad Beat Costs Player $1 Million One Drop Buy-in

August 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Connor Drinan might not be the first poker player to suffer a horrific bad beat, but when it costs you $1 million smackaroos, you have earned the right to whine a little bit more than the next guy, right? Let’s face it,...
Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High
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Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High

July 31st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker is the undisputed king of poker events. It draws more players, and awards bigger prizes, than any other festival, and makes the winners into household names in the poker community. It’s also a boon...
Phuas Remain in ICE Custody After Phil Ivey Bail Attempt
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Phuas Remain in ICE Custody After Phil Ivey Bail Attempt

July 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
UPDATE, July 29, 2014: Late Monday night, Paul and Darren Phua were reportedly finally released from federal custody at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Vegas. The Phuas’ high-profile attorney David Chesnoff expressed...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Cut in Half in June
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Cut in Half in June

July 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s not surprising that Delaware has struggled to create a viable online poker framework. Unlike other forms of gambling, poker really requires a solid player base, and given Delaware’s small population, it was never...
Sydney Dad Scams Families in World Cup Fraud
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Sydney Dad Scams Families in World Cup Fraud

July 23rd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Presenting himself as a pro poker player and “professional football player,” Sydney dad Alain Barataud posed as a FIFA agent in order to scam unsuspecting World Cup fans out of more than $250,000. A recent media...
Brown, Negreanu Could Land Poker Hall of Fame Spots
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Brown, Negreanu Could Land Poker Hall of Fame Spots

July 21st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s the most prestigious club in the poker world and over the next three weeks the general public is being given the chance to vote for the next Poker Hall of Fame inductee. Having welcomed some of the game’s finest...
Ex Utah AGs Arrested In Black Friday Bribery Scheme
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Ex Utah AGs Arrested In Black Friday Bribery Scheme

July 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The dark tapestry of illegal money processing, shady dealings and bribery that once shrouded the US online poker scene in shame came to the fore once again this week. Following an ongoing investigation by Federal agents,...
Mark Newhouse Makes History for WSOP ME November Nine
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Mark Newhouse Makes History for WSOP ME November Nine

July 16th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
These days, the World Series of Poker Main Event regularly attracts over 6,000 players. That has led many players to simultaneously regard it as a great value (thanks to all of the weaker players who participate just to...
Boeree, Gruissem Among Poker Pros in New Charity Org REG
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Boeree, Gruissem Among Poker Pros in New Charity Org REG

July 13th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Despite being a game based on manipulation, deception and, ultimately, taking other people’s money, poker and its inner circle have always had a strong tradition of generosity towards worthy causes. From charity tournaments...