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California Gov. Jerry Brown Appoints Former Press Secretary Gambling Commission Chairman
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Appoints Former Press Secretary Gambling Commission Chairman

June 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Governor Jerry Brown has come under fire this week for appointing Jim Evans, his outgoing chief deputy press secretary, to chairman of the California Gambling Control Commission (GCC). The 46-year-old has worked alongside Brown...
Daniel Alaei, Adrian Buckley Big Winners in WSOP 2015 Events This Week
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Daniel Alaei, Adrian Buckley Big Winners in WSOP 2015 Events This Week

June 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Alaei may not be a familiar name to most recreational poker players, but he’s now entered a select group: poker players who have won multiple bracelets at World Series of Poker events. The WSOP has, of course,...
It’s Phil Hellmuth for the Win in WSOP $10K Razz, as Poker Pro Scoops 14th Bracelet
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It’s Phil Hellmuth for the Win in WSOP $10K Razz, as Poker Pro Scoops 14th Bracelet

June 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The legendary Phil Hellmuth simply cannot be stopped at the World Series of Poker. The man who holds the record for the most career WSOP gold bracelets added to that record on Monday by winning the $10,000 Razz Championship, his...
WSOP Heads Up Championship Marred by Valeriu Coca Cheating Accusations
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WSOP Heads Up Championship Marred by Valeriu Coca Cheating Accusations

June 5th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Valeriu Coca made a deep run in this year’s World Series of Poker $10,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em Championship, ultimately losing to eventual champion Keith Lehr in the quarterfinals. But Coca’s run seemed a little too...
Beating the Odds, Paul Phua, David Baazov Still Flying High
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Beating the Odds, Paul Phua, David Baazov Still Flying High

June 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua and David Baazov are proof that if you never let the naysayers get you down, you can sometimes beat them at their own game. Of course, it helps if you have arguably the world’s best defense attorney and/or run a...
Robert Mizrachi Among Early WSOP 2015 Bracelet Winners
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Robert Mizrachi Among Early WSOP 2015 Bracelet Winners

June 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The poker-playing Mizrachi clan has another WSOP bracelet to celebrate, and we’re only one week into the World Series of Poker 2015. One of the best things about the tournament series is that it provides a chance for the...
WSOP Colossus Pulls in Record Players, But Disappoints in Payout Structure
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WSOP Colossus Pulls in Record Players, But Disappoints in Payout Structure

June 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
World Series of Poker 2015’s Colossus is proving to be a massive tournament for the WSOP, breaking records left and right thanks to its massive field. Unfortunately, one aspect of the tournament hasn’t quite lived up to...
Paul Phua FBI Evidence Bungle May Clear Poker Player Entirely
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Paul Phua FBI Evidence Bungle May Clear Poker Player Entirely

May 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Paul Phua’s legal team of David Chesnoff and company may have played its trump card this week, as the judge presiding over the case has dismissed yet another round of the FBI’s evidence against the high roller. But to...
WSOP 2015 Begins with Casino Employee and $5K NLH Events and Lots of Colossus Buzz
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WSOP 2015 Begins with Casino Employee and $5K NLH Events and Lots of Colossus Buzz

May 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Say hello again to WSOP 2015: the much-anticipated World Series of Poker is now in semi-full swing at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. WSOP features over 60 events, tens of millions of dollars in prizes, and the...
Tiger Woods Charity Event to Star Big-Name Poker Celebs
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Tiger Woods Charity Event to Star Big-Name Poker Celebs

May 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Tiger Woods, one of golf’s all-time greats, is sitting down with poker’s all-time greats to raise money for the Tiger Woods Foundation, an organization that helps children disrupt the cycle of poverty through...