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Ivey Back in Court for Crockfords Edge-Sorting Appeal
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Ivey Back in Court for Crockfords Edge-Sorting Appeal

April 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey’s case against Crockfords returned to the Royal Courts of Justice in London, to be considered by the Court of Appeal this week. Ivey was initially unsuccessful in his attempt to sue Crockfords, one of the UK’s most...
Global Poker League Lands “Breaking Bad” Star Aaron Paul, Actor Joins Maria Ho’s LA Sunset
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Global Poker League Lands “Breaking Bad” Star Aaron Paul, Actor Joins Maria Ho’s LA Sunset

April 13th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League’s (GPL) objective is to grow interest in poker and transition the sport into an easily digestible format. Visionary Alexandre Dreyfus said the goal was to “sportify” the card game, but...
Doug Polk Breaks Poker Record Live on Twitch
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Doug Polk Breaks Poker Record Live on Twitch

April 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Doug Polk, the high stakes cash game specialist, has proved his MTT mettle by winning PokerStars’ recent Kilimanjaro event for $162,951. Despite PokerStars’ Mountain Series generating less interest than its flagship...
Duhamel Signs for Lotto-Quebec
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Duhamel Signs for Lotto-Quebec

April 10th, 2016 | by Angela Burke
Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion, and Canada’s only, has signed a sponsorship deal with Société des casinos du Québec (SCQ), a subsidiary of Lotto-Quebec. Duhamel, himself a Francophone native of Quebec,...
New York Poker Pro Allegedly Headed a $3.5 Million Illegal Gambling Ring
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New York Poker Pro Allegedly Headed a $3.5 Million Illegal Gambling Ring

April 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
New York poker pro Jay Sharon has been accused of heading an illegal sports betting ring that banked more than $3.5 million annually. Despite competing on the tournament circuit since 2012 and notching up $214,258 in career...
Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade
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Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade

April 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Joe McKeehen, the 2015 WSOP Main Event champion, isn’t happy with the WSOP or the poker media over the decision to alter the start time of many events this summer. Despite having 7.6 million reasons to be happy (he won $...
Terrence Chan Scores Another MMA Win in Manila
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Terrence Chan Scores Another MMA Win in Manila

March 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Terrance Chan recently took part in his sixth mixed martial arts (MMA) bout and came through the experience without a single cut. Competing at 125 pounds under the Underground Battle MMA banner (which is part of World...
German Soccer Star Max Kruse Drops $83,200 on Cab Ride
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German Soccer Star Max Kruse Drops $83,200 on Cab Ride

March 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Max Kruse, the German soccer star who enjoys a game or two of poker in his spare time, has suffered not one but two bad beats after leaving part of his bankroll in the back of a taxi cab. The striker, who currently plays in...
Samantha Abernathy Shows Dan Bilzerian How It’s Done and Wins Her Cycling Prop Bet for $10K
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Samantha Abernathy Shows Dan Bilzerian How It’s Done and Wins Her Cycling Prop Bet for $10K

March 14th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian could be onto a winner in his $1.2 million prop cycling bet with Bill Perkins, if the exploits of Samantha Abernathy are anything to go by. Back in February, Bilzerian and Perkins each committed $600K towards a prop...
WSOP Main Event Winner Peter Eastgate Comes Clean About Gambling and Life After His 2008 Win
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WSOP Main Event Winner Peter Eastgate Comes Clean About Gambling and Life After His 2008 Win

March 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Peter Eastgate is still only 30 years old, but the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion has been retired for roughly six years. Two years after pocketing over $9.1 million during his WSOP triumph, Eastgate...