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PokerStars Pros Negreanu and Boeree to Compete in Poker/Chess Mashup
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PokerStars Pros Negreanu and Boeree to Compete in Poker/Chess Mashup

October 12th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is making more inroads into the world of chess with the help of team pros Daniel Negreanu, Liv Boeree and a unique tournament. The event is set to place on October 14 and will see the poker pair join forces with chess...
PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk
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PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk

October 5th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars pro Liv Boeree has given her second Ted Talk, using the six-minute speech to outline the three things poker has taught her about life. Released on October 1, the presentation examines the interplay between skill and...
Arlie Shaban Captures GOAT and Gets Free Coaching from Daniel Negreanu
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Arlie Shaban Captures GOAT and Gets Free Coaching from Daniel Negreanu

October 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Arlie Shaban has been given a poker masterclass by PokerStars pro Daniel Negreanu after completing the third of his 12 labors. After being challenged to take part in a Hercules-inspired journey, the former Big Brother Canada...
Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest
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Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest

September 24th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The latest Partypoker Powerfest Championship has wrapped up with Finnish high stakes pro Sami Kelopuro taking down the $5,200 main event. Following 15 days of online action that saw almost $70 million in prize money paid out, the...
Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant
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Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant

September 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Short Deck Hold’em is starting to make its mark in the online arena, three years after it became the go-to game for high stakes players in Macau. Set to go live on the Winning Poker Network (WPN) on September 10, the Texas...
Partypoker Offers Exclusive Coaching Session with Bertrand Grospellier
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Partypoker Offers Exclusive Coaching Session with Bertrand Grospellier

August 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is giving its KO Series some extra oomph by offering players the chance to win coaching with brand ambassador Bertrand Grospellier. To hype the start of the series on August 26, Partypoker announced that anyone who...
Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills
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Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills

August 26th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Doug Polk has finally completed his $100 to $10,000 bankroll challenge, two years after starting his microstakes journey. Despite playing some of the highest stakes games around, Polk committed to showing his social media...
Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later
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Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later

August 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Credit Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs with the slow roll of the year so far. The British tax authority told Adam Lulat that he must repay all £68,930 ($95,404) he took home after winning the Main Event of the second leg...
Don’t Stare at Tom Dwan: Pros Complain About Excessive Tanking
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Don’t Stare at Tom Dwan: Pros Complain About Excessive Tanking

August 6th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker icon Tom Dwan has sparked a debate among pros who feel as though some live players are taking too long over their decisions. Airing his grievances during a video interview with Pokernews, Dwan said that he prefers to...
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event
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Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event

August 2nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin formed an unlikely alliance recently as they all featured in the first annual If Only charity poker tournament. Taking place inside the Forum in LA, the event was designed to raise money...