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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Report: First Bracelet Awarded and Colossus II Gets Underway
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Report: First Bracelet Awarded and Colossus II Gets Underway

June 3rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Two days into the 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP), the first bracelet has been awarded and what very well could have the largest live poker tournament field ever has begun. The initial gold bracelet winner of the summer is...
Daniel Negreanu Takes Poker to the Masses with Netflix Documentary
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Daniel Negreanu Takes Poker to the Masses with Netflix Documentary

June 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Daniel Negreanu’s documentary, KidPoker, has just been added to Netflix’s library which means it can now be seen by almost 80 million people. The 89-minute documentary, which was directed by Francine Watson and...
Aria Super High Roller Bowl Title, and $5 Million, Goes to Rainer Kempe
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Aria Super High Roller Bowl Title, and $5 Million, Goes to Rainer Kempe

June 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
The 2016 Aria Super High Roller Bowl in Las Vegas has now concluded with a new champion crowned. That man is none other than Germany’s Rainer Kempe, who defeated his countryman Fedor Holz in an intense heads-up match. Kempe’s...
47th WSOP Preview:  Getting You Ready for an Exciting Summer
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47th WSOP Preview:  Getting You Ready for an Exciting Summer

May 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 47th WSOP starts on June 1 with the $565 casino employees event. Only those working in a casino are eligible to enroll in that tournament. But, for the rest of you, Colossus II, also a $565 buy-in, will be your first...
Online Poker Exposing Secrets of the Machiavellian Mind
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Online Poker Exposing Secrets of the Machiavellian Mind

May 29th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker players could provide the answers to how and why we deceive people according to university researchers. The human trait of being deceptive is one that’s intrigued psychologists, writers and artists ever since...
No More Poker for Professional Skier Petter Northug
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No More Poker for Professional Skier Petter Northug

May 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Petter Northug, one of Norway’s top professional skiers, has revealed that he’s not allowed to play poker anymore because of his sponsor. Known to some as the “bad boy of skiing,” Northug has long been a...
Poker Central Announces Poker-Hearthstone Hybrid Tournament
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Poker Central Announces Poker-Hearthstone Hybrid Tournament

May 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Has the poker industry has gone Hearthstone crazy? In the same week that PokerStars announced its sponsorship of pro eSports outfit Team Liquid, Poker Central, the world’s only 24-7 poker TV channel, revealed that it would be...
PokerStars Hoping to Break New Ground with Sponsorship Deals
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PokerStars Hoping to Break New Ground with Sponsorship Deals

May 21st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars’ venture in new and potentially untapped markets continued recently with the announcement of two new sponsorship deals. First up on the roster of promotional acts was the news that PokerStars will now be...
Why is Howard Lederer Saying Sorry for Full Tilt Fumble?
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Why is Howard Lederer Saying Sorry for Full Tilt Fumble?

May 20th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Howard Lederer has broken his four-year silence and issued a public statement on the Full Tilt saga that cost the community millions. Despite being one man among a group of former Full Tilt executives responsible for the...
Mike Matusow Taking Applications for WSOP Backing
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Mike Matusow Taking Applications for WSOP Backing

May 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Mike Matusow, a four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner and one of the most entertaining players on the circuit, is looking for a backer. Despite having just over $9 million in live tournament earnings and a...