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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...
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...