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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...
Phil Galfond Puts Six-Figure Loss Behind Him and Resumes VeniVidi1993 Match
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Phil Galfond Puts Six-Figure Loss Behind Him and Resumes VeniVidi1993 Match

March 4th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Galfond is getting back on the horse after a short break from his high stakes heads-up challenge against VeniVidi1993. Galfond decided to hit the pause button at the start of February after suffering significant losses....
ESPN and Poker Central to Broadcast 100+ Hours of WSOP Content
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ESPN and Poker Central to Broadcast 100+ Hours of WSOP Content

February 21st, 2020 | by Kaycee James
With the World Series of Poker (WSOP) drawing ever closer, Poker Central and ESPN have finalized their broadcast schedule for the Main Event and beyond. Following the success of last summer’s programming, the two broadcasters...
PokerStars Introduces Action-Packed Six-Card Pot Limit Omaha
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PokerStars Introduces Action-Packed Six-Card Pot Limit Omaha

February 19th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars has upped its Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) game by adding a sixth card to the mix. The update went live last week and means PokerStars now offers Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) in three forms. Standard four-card PLO remains the most...
Phil Galfond Ducks Out of High Stakes Challenge as Luke Schwartz Throws Shade
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Phil Galfond Ducks Out of High Stakes Challenge as Luke Schwartz Throws Shade

February 14th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The knives are out and Luke Schwartz is wielding the sharpest blade after Phil Galfond called time on his high stakes challenge. Schwartz was quick to jab at Galfond before his heads-up challenge started and the Englishman...
Relaxed Approach Earns Unibet Poker and PokerStars Industry Awards
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Relaxed Approach Earns Unibet Poker and PokerStars Industry Awards

February 7th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The casual approach to online poker is a winning formula for PokerStars and Unibet according to judges at Gaming Intelligence. With various organizations reviewing the top operators of 2019, Gaming Intelligence has published its...
Poker Central Planning High Stakes Poker Reboot After Acquiring Branding Rights
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Poker Central Planning High Stakes Poker Reboot After Acquiring Branding Rights

February 5th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Poker Central has acquired the rights to High Stakes Poker and it’s already planning to bring back the popular show. The company behind streaming service PokerGo announced it’s latest move on Feb. 4. Under the terms of the...
Phil Galfond Down But Not Out as VeniVidi1993 Dominates Challenge
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Phil Galfond Down But Not Out as VeniVidi1993 Dominates Challenge

January 29th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Galfond is in good spirits despite being in the hole for more than $300,000 after six match-ups with VeniVidi1993. Tweeting his reaction to the latest round of action, Galfond said he was pleased with his focus. However,...
Phil Galfond Trailing VeniVidi1993 In High Stakes Showdown
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Phil Galfond Trailing VeniVidi1993 In High Stakes Showdown

January 24th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond’s first high stakes online challenge is underway and, after just two sessions, he’s become the betting underdog. With the match between Galfond and VeniVidi1993 sparking interest across the community, wagers have...
Luke Schwartz Steals Show During Partypoker Home Game
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Luke Schwartz Steals Show During Partypoker Home Game

January 10th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker’s latest venture in the world of high stakes entertainment has brought together some of the game’s best for a special home game. Hosted by English pro Sam Trickett, the live cash game got underway on January 9 and...