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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...
Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?
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Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?

September 12th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The annual Poker Hall of Fame has just announced its list of finalists and this year the UK’s Dave Ulliott looks to be one of the early betting favorites. Following public nominations and an internal vetting process, the...
Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000
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Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000

September 5th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Ted Forrest, a six-time WSOP bracelet winner, has been accused of trying to defraud the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas by using checks he wasn’t able to cash. According to a criminal complaint filed with the Las Vegas Justice...
Phil Galfond to Shake Up Industry with New Poker Site
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Phil Galfond to Shake Up Industry with New Poker Site

September 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond is preparing to launch his own online poker site and he wants it to be a platform that’s by players and for players. With more than $10 million in online cash game earnings, $2.3 million in live earnings and a...
Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars
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Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars

August 29th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Gus Hansen is back on the online poker scene despite being more than $21 million in the hole. At one point in time Hansen was one of the most active high stakes poker players in the world. Often engaging in marathon sessions on...
ESPN’s WSOP Broadcasts Kick Off on September 6
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ESPN’s WSOP Broadcasts Kick Off on September 6

August 26th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might already be a distant memory for some, but ESPN is preparing to rerun some of the action across its two main stations. While the November Nine are busy preparing for their moment in the...
Doyle Brunson Escapes Robbery and Issues Warning to Would Be Criminals
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Doyle Brunson Escapes Robbery and Issues Warning to Would Be Criminals

August 15th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Doyle Brunson, the godfather or poker, appears to have been the intended target for a robbery that wouldn’t look out of place in a mafia movie. Tweeting about the incident, Brunson explained that a police officer visited...
Marcel Luske Sues PokerStars Over Tournament Rule Infraction
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Marcel Luske Sues PokerStars Over Tournament Rule Infraction

August 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Marcel Luske and PokerStars could be set to clash in court over an apparent infringement of copyright laws. According to Luske, PokerStars reneged on a deal that allowed it to use the International Poker Rules as outlined by the...
Jason Somerville Drops Logic Bombs During CNBC Debate
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Jason Somerville Drops Logic Bombs During CNBC Debate

August 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Jason Somerville has taken the fight for regulated poker in the US to CNBC with an appearance on the network’s Power Lunch program. Appearing on the show alongside anti-online poker advocate Rev. James Butler, Somerville...
Is Jason Mercier a Junkie? ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Thinks he Might Be
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Is Jason Mercier a Junkie? ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Thinks he Might Be

August 3rd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Jason Mercier might have been the hottest player at this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP), but according to ESPN’s Dan Le Batard he might be more like a drug addict than a professional. After being invited on...