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Numbers Down but Elton Tsang Still Enjoys One Drop Win
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Numbers Down but Elton Tsang Still Enjoys One Drop Win

October 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
China’s Elton Tsang has become the latest Big One for One Drop champion and €11,111,111 ($12,217,503) richer after defeating Anatoly Gurtovoy heads-up. The super high roller event became the most expensive poker...
Todd Brunson and Carlos Mortensen Join Poker Hall of Fame
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Todd Brunson and Carlos Mortensen Join Poker Hall of Fame

October 14th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
The Poker Hall of Fame can now count two members of the Brunson family as alumni after the judging panel selected Todd Brunson to become one of this year’s two inductees. Brunson may be the son of legendary poker player...
Barry Shulman to Auction off His $8 Million Vegas Pad
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Barry Shulman to Auction off His $8 Million Vegas Pad

October 5th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The owner of Card Player Magazine, Barry Shulman, is putting his $8 million Las Vegas penthouse up for auction, but he’s unlikely to recoup his stake. The company in charge of selling the three-story property on October 18,...
PokerStars WCOOP Draws To A Close With Biggest Main Event In Six Years
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PokerStars WCOOP Draws To A Close With Biggest Main Event In Six Years

September 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The PokerStars WCOOP has survived grumbles about payouts and re-entries (or lack of) to end with a bang. The 2016 online showpiece finished this week with a Main Event worthy of the series. The latest World Championship of Online...
€1 Million-Buyin Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza Confirms First 35 Players
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€1 Million-Buyin Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza Confirms First 35 Players

September 28th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
October’s Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza has 35 players confirmed for what will be the largest buy-in poker tournament ever held. The charity event takes place from October 13-17 in, funnily enough, Monte-Carlo with a 1...
Former WSOP Runner-Up, Jesse Sylvia, Bags WPT Borgata Poker Open For $821,811
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Former WSOP Runner-Up, Jesse Sylvia, Bags WPT Borgata Poker Open For $821,811

September 26th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Jesse Sylvia, the perennial runner-up of the poker world, has finally won his first major title by winning the WPT Borgata Poker Open. The American pro, who finished runner-up at the 2012 WSOP Main Event, took down a first prize...
Online Poker-Themed Drama, “LuckBoxes”, To Stream This Month
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Online Poker-Themed Drama, “LuckBoxes”, To Stream This Month

September 24th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
An online poker-themed comedy based around a group of internet phenoms is set to air this month. “Luckboxes” is the brainchild of BET RAISE FOLD director, Ryan Firpo, who writes, directs, and edits. And by the look of...
WCOOP High Roller Won By Phil “Grindation” McAllister, Twitch Stream Record Smashed
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WCOOP High Roller Won By Phil “Grindation” McAllister, Twitch Stream Record Smashed

September 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 WCOOP, as it always does, attracted plenty of headlines: a controversial re-entry ban and major wins for major players. But in a week when in-form German pro Fedor Holz came close, another big online player also just...
2016 Poker Hall Of Fame Debate Heats Up As Pros Clash Over Nominees
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2016 Poker Hall Of Fame Debate Heats Up As Pros Clash Over Nominees

September 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Poker Hall of Fame vote is just weeks away, but the great and the good of poker’s Twitterati are already sharpening their knives over the nominees, it seems. Many top pros, including some who have been nominated or...
Sheldon Adelson Challenged to a $2 Million Poker Match
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Sheldon Adelson Challenged to a $2 Million Poker Match

September 14th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Sheldon Adelson has long claimed that online poker is nothing more than gambling and a threat to children, but Brian Rast begs to differ and he’s got $2 million to prove it. Adelson’s efforts to have online poker...