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Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down
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Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down

May 16th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) believes striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) could be a chance for US states to embrace regulated online poker. Commenting on the US Supreme Court’s ruling...
Ourgame Stops Rumor Mill Spinning by Confirming China Arrests
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Ourgame Stops Rumor Mill Spinning by Confirming China Arrests

May 14th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Ourgame has told the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that six employees were arrested in April around the same time China’s poker app ban was announced. Inside Asian Gaming first reported the news on May 14 following weeks of...
SCOOP Winner Gordon Vayo Takes PokerStars to Court Over $692K Debt
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SCOOP Winner Gordon Vayo Takes PokerStars to Court Over $692K Debt

May 9th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Gordon Vayo is suing PokerStars for what he sees fraud, deceit and false advertising following his 2017 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) win. The 2016 WSOP Main Event runner-up made the headlines almost 12...
Taylor Black Shines Brightest in Partypoker Live Millions Finale
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Taylor Black Shines Brightest in Partypoker Live Millions Finale

May 4th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The Partypoker Live Millions festival in North America has come to a close after California’s Taylor Black took down the CAN$5,300 buy-in Main Event (US$4,100) on May 2. With the cashiers inside the Playground Poker Club,...
Big Names Secure Big Wins at EPT Monte Carlo
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Big Names Secure Big Wins at EPT Monte Carlo

April 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars’ European Poker Tour (EPT) Monte Carlo has seen the the great and the good ante up in Monaco’s high-end principality. Often regarded as one of the highlights of the EPT calendar, the 2018 Monte Carlo event got...
Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk Engage in Crypto War of Words
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Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk Engage in Crypto War of Words

April 27th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
A seemingly innocuous tweet from Dan Bilzerian has started yet another social media feud within the poker community. Bilzerian may be known for his stream of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram posts featuring money, guns and...
Jaime Staples Accepts Weight Loss Bet 2.0 for $150,000
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Jaime Staples Accepts Weight Loss Bet 2.0 for $150,000

April 18th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pro Jaime Staples has agreed another big money weight loss bet less than a month after dropping 115.7 pounds and picking up $150,000. Announcing the news via Twitter, Staples confirmed that he would once again be working in...
Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli
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Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli

April 13th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros Erik Seidel and John Juanda are suing a fellow player for more than $1 million after falling victims to an alleged Super Bowl ticket scam. Following the indictment of high stakes gambler Seyad Reza Ali Fazeli (aka Ali...
PokerStars Celebrates SCOOP Anniversary with Bumper Prizepool
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PokerStars Celebrates SCOOP Anniversary with Bumper Prizepool

April 6th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
SCOOP 2018 is going to give away at least $65 million in prize money as well as five Platinum Passes worth $30,000 each. Since launching in 2009, the annual Spring Championship of Online Poker has continued to grow in size, but...
Jennifer Tilly Leads Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees
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Jennifer Tilly Leads Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

April 4th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Jennifer Tilly and 888Poker Ambassador Kara Scott are among the 11 famous and not so famous faces in the running for a place in the 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame. Announced at the start of April, the latest crop of candidates...