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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...
2016 WSOP Broke All Sorts of Records
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2016 WSOP Broke All Sorts of Records

July 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 WSOP concluded last week, sans the Main Event final table in October. By all accounts, the 47th annual summer series was a rousing success. Never before has the series had more entrants over the course of the summer than...
Daniel Negreanu Faces Backlash from Donald Trump Supporters During Democratic National Convention
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Daniel Negreanu Faces Backlash from Donald Trump Supporters During Democratic National Convention

July 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Love him or hate him, Daniel Negreanu isn’t afraid to speak his mind. The poker sensation recently became an American citizen. Part of what made him so excited to gain citizenship was the ability to vote against Donald Trump in...
Poker Auction Offers Hollywood Home Game Entry for Leonardo DiCaprio Charity Gala
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Poker Auction Offers Hollywood Home Game Entry for Leonardo DiCaprio Charity Gala

July 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The poker auction to end all poker auctions has been held in St. Tropez, France, this week. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, set up by the Hollywood A-lister, hosted another celebrity bash in order to raise millions for...
2016 WSOP Top Performers: Mercier and Bonomo Shine
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2016 WSOP Top Performers: Mercier and Bonomo Shine

July 21st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
We are now down to just the Main Event final table before closing the doors on the 2016 WSOP. The series had many great and not-so great performances. Big name pros such as Jason Mercier, Justin Bonomo, and even Chris “Jesus”...