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888poker Offers 10 Million Ways this Year’s World Series of Poker Could be Bigger than Ever
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888poker Offers 10 Million Ways this Year’s World Series of Poker Could be Bigger than Ever

April 14th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
888poker, the official partner of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), is promising to boost this year’s Main Event jackpot to $10 million. As part of its push to attract more players to qualify for the $10,000 Main Event via...
Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident
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Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident

April 12th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
United Airlines passenger David Dao is a poker-playing doctor with a sordid past that involves drug trafficking and sex scandals. Dao made the headlines on April 9 when he was dragged from a United Airlines flight with his face...
Lengpudashi Gets Another Win for Poker Bots in China
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Lengpudashi Gets Another Win for Poker Bots in China

April 10th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Lengpudashi, the latest poker bot from Carnegie Mellon University, has left another team of poker players with empty pockets and red faces. When Shanghai venture capitalist and WSOP bracelet winner Yue Du helped arrange an...
NBC Sports Network to Air Poker Central Content
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NBC Sports Network to Air Poker Central Content

April 5th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
NBC Sports Group and Poker Central have agreed a deal that will see some of the game’s biggest stars broadcast to millions of home in the US. According to an April 3 announcement by Poker Central, the new deal will see the...
English Poker Pro Charlie Carrel Becomes TV Star in UK Documentary
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English Poker Pro Charlie Carrel Becomes TV Star in UK Documentary

April 3rd, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
English poker pro Charlie Carrel has done his bit to give the game some more exposure by appearing in a TV show about his life. Titled “How’d You Get So Rich” and set to air on the UK’s Channel 4 on April...
PokerStars’ SCOOP is Back with $55 Million Up For Grabs
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PokerStars’ SCOOP is Back with $55 Million Up For Grabs

March 31st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ annual Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has just been announced and this year there are some interesting changes to the schedule. As ever, the online tournament series will feature buy-ins at three...
WSOPE High Roller for One Drop Packed with Stars Months in Advance
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WSOPE High Roller for One Drop Packed with Stars Months in Advance

March 29th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
This year’s World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) looks set to be another glitzy affair thanks to a burgeoning list of players already registered for this year’s One Drop charity event. As part of the WSOP’s...
Commerce Casino Bans Cell Phones and Shades in New
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Commerce Casino Bans Cell Phones and Shades in New

March 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles is planning to make live poker “fun” with a new tournament it’s called “the social experiment.” Under the guidance of tournament director Matt Savage, the Commerce...
Cate Hall Silences Mike Dentale in their $30K Grudge Match
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Cate Hall Silences Mike Dentale in their $30K Grudge Match

March 20th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The much anticipated grudge match between Cate Hall and Mike Dentale finally went down on March 19 and it was the former who came away victorious. As is often the way in the poker world, a rogue tweet or an inappropriate forum...
World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes
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World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes

March 15th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s (WPT) planned trip to South Korea has been cancelled at the last minute due to airline strikes and growing political unrest in the area. Cancelling a tournament just days before the scheduled start...