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Will Donald Trump Turn on Poker After Negreanu’s Lewd Request?
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Will Donald Trump Turn on Poker After Negreanu’s Lewd Request?

March 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Donald Trump is one of the most liberal Republicans when it comes to online poker, but could Daniel Negreanu’s recent challenge cause him to change his mind? With the mainstream media literally being handed headlines, and...
Internet Poker Wall of Fame Inducts Viktor Blom, Guy Laliberte, and Taylor Caby
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Internet Poker Wall of Fame Inducts Viktor Blom, Guy Laliberte, and Taylor Caby

February 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Internet Poker Wall of Fame (IPWOF) has just announced its latest round of inductees. Topping the bill this month is online poker pioneer Taylor Caby. The Cardrunners poker training site CEO and Hold’em Manager analytics...
2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps
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2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps

February 24th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule is out, and this year, there are some good and some not-so-good tweaks to the overall format. Boasting a total of 69 events, the 2016 WSOP will be bigger and better than ever, but...
The Billionaire Hollywood Home Game with the $100 Million Poker Hand: Did It Really Happen? 
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The Billionaire Hollywood Home Game with the $100 Million Poker Hand: Did It Really Happen? 

February 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Here’s a riddle: if two billionaires meet in a Hollywood home game and nobody sees either of them win a $100 million pot, is that considered money laundering? And could the IRS nail them to the cross if they ever figure out who...
Dan Bilzerian Risks $1.2 Million on LA to Vegas Bike Bet
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Dan Bilzerian Risks $1.2 Million on LA to Vegas Bike Bet

February 20th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Dan Bilzerian captured the interest of the poker community once again this week after he announced that he will be cycling from LA to Las Vegas for on a $1.2 million prop bet. The poker playing playboy, who seemingly has more...
Dan Bilzerian Shocks His Own Instagram Followers With Latest Social Media Post
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Dan Bilzerian Shocks His Own Instagram Followers With Latest Social Media Post

February 14th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Dan Bilzerian is the self-labeled “King of Instagram” and regularly posts outlandish images featuring scantily clad women, guns, stacks of money, private jets, and more scantily clad women. But on Tuesday, the...
DFS Site FanDuel CFO Hits Back at Poker Industry, Saying Card Game Is More Luck Than Skill
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DFS Site FanDuel CFO Hits Back at Poker Industry, Saying Card Game Is More Luck Than Skill

February 11th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
One of world’s leading Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators, FanDuel, has hit out at the poker industry by referring to it as nothing more than gambling. With the pressure on DFS sites to either completely close their doors...
Joe Reddick Learned Game While Serving Time for Drug Trafficking
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Joe Reddick Learned Game While Serving Time for Drug Trafficking

February 8th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The WPT Borgata Winter Open has a new millionaire event winner, but this one has a unique story to tell when it comes to how he learned to play poker. Ex-con Joe Reddick says he mastered the subtleties of poker while doing time...
Paul Phua Deemed Bad for Sports Integrity As Crown Casino Flies Him in During Aussie Millions
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Paul Phua Deemed Bad for Sports Integrity As Crown Casino Flies Him in During Aussie Millions

February 3rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua, the Malaysian poker pro and bookmaker who dominated the legal headlines throughout much of 2015, is in hot water again, this time for arriving via private jet to the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia during the...
No Bot in PokerStars TCOOP Event,  But Hour-Long Silence Remains a Mystery
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No Bot in PokerStars TCOOP Event,  But Hour-Long Silence Remains a Mystery

January 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Following speculation that a bot made the final table of the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) Event #8, PokerStars says it has found no evidence of improper conduct. The story hit the headlines earlier this week after a...