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Headlong Sale Moves GVC Holdings Closer to Ladbrokes Coral Deal
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Headlong Sale Moves GVC Holdings Closer to Ladbrokes Coral Deal

December 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has moved a step closer to completing its £3.9billion/$5.2 billion takeover of Ladbrokes Coral by officially disposing of its Turkish gaming asset, Headlong Limited. The sale of Headlong was made public on November...
Fedor Holz Buys a Piece of eSports’ Envy Gaming, Inc.
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Fedor Holz Buys a Piece of eSports’ Envy Gaming, Inc.

December 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
German poker pro Fedor Holz has used some of his $26 million in tournament winnings to buy a piece of eSports outfit, Envy Gaming, Inc. The ever-growing number of links between poker and eSports has seen a number of businesses...
Official 2018 WSOP Schedule Contains Nine New Events
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Official 2018 WSOP Schedule Contains Nine New Events

December 13th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule has been finalized and published following an unintentional leak on December 6. After an overview of the WSOP’s 2018 schedule found its way online and into the French forums of...
Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch
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Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch

December 11th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Aussie Millions will be broadcast to an international audience thanks to Jason Somerville and live streaming platform Twitch. When Crown Casino Tournament Director Joel Williams announced the line-up for the 2018 incarnation...
Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte
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Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte

December 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Video footage reportedly featuring Salomon Ponte being assaulted has surfaced online as York Regional Police appeal for information regarding a summer incident. The 51-second tape shows a man attacking another player at an...
Wild Poker Bidding to Attract Casual Players with Floyd Mayweather Deal
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Wild Poker Bidding to Attract Casual Players with Floyd Mayweather Deal

November 22nd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Floyd Mayweather has jumped on the poker bandwagon with a new social gaming app known as Wild Poker. Following his latest high-profile boxing bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, Mayweather has found a way to fill the void in his...
Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event   
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Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event  

November 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros and Twitch gamers came together recently in a bid to raise $100,000 for charity and provide some crossover entertainment for fans from both communities. Thanks to the ever-increasing number of links between gaming and...
Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct
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Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct

November 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Senator Al Franken, D-Minn, has been condemned by President Donald Trump following allegations that he forcibly kissed former Poker After Dark presenter Leeann Tweeden. Following a myriad of reports alleging sexual misconduct by...
Rob Yong Breaks Silence Over Leon Tsoukernik Loan Debacle
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Rob Yong Breaks Silence Over Leon Tsoukernik Loan Debacle

November 14th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The Leon Tsoukernik loan debacle featuring Aussie poker pro Matt Kirk took another turn recently after Rob Yong gave his version of events. Following Tsoukernik’s claims that he was pressured into playing while intoxicated,...
Chris Ferguson Becomes WSOP Player of the Year and Some Players Don’t Mind   
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Chris Ferguson Becomes WSOP Player of the Year and Some Players Don’t Mind  

November 8th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Chris Ferguson has won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Player of the Year title and split public opinion in the process. When Ferguson won the €1,650 ($1,900) Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better event at the World Series of...