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Jason Somerville Inks Deal with DraftKings, Run it UP Satellites Planned 
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Jason Somerville Inks Deal with DraftKings, Run it UP Satellites Planned 

August 24th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Jason Somerville and his Run it UP (RIU) brand is joining forces with DraftKings, the second largest daily fantasy sports (DFS) network that is currently in a battle for player liquidity and overall popularity with frontrunner...
Online Legend Chad Batista Passes Away Aged 35
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Online Legend Chad Batista Passes Away Aged 35

August 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Chad Batista aka ‘lilholdem954’, the man who terrorized the online tournament world for a number of year’s back in the game’s heyday has sadly passed away. The 35-year-old was once one of the most...
Omar Zazay Wins 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship
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Omar Zazay Wins 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship

August 19th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Omar Zazay outlasted his final table opponents and survived a heads-up duel that lasted over 100 hands in order to take home the 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship title. Zazay took home a prize of $1 million after...
Borgata Admits Destroying Cards in Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case
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Borgata Admits Destroying Cards in Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case

August 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Borgata in Atlantic City sued poker pro and high-stakes gambler Phil Ivey last April for allegedly cheating its casino out of $9.6 million in 2012 by using illegal edge sorting techniques that gave Ivey and his co-defendant...
Vanessa Selbst Wins $1 Million in Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout
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Vanessa Selbst Wins $1 Million in Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout

August 15th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker may have been the biggest attraction in the poker world this summer, but there was a sideshow that stole some of the spotlight just before the WSOP Main Event. The $500,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl,...
Christian Lusardi Reaches Plea Deal in “Flush” Counterfeit Chips Scandal
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Christian Lusardi Reaches Plea Deal in “Flush” Counterfeit Chips Scandal

August 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Christian Lusardi’s reputation, along with the fake chips he used at the Borgata Winter Poker Open in January of 2014, has officially been flushed down the toilet. The 43-year-old Fayetteville, North Carolina, native pled...
Jason Somerville Bringing Run It Up to Reno This October
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Jason Somerville Bringing Run It Up to Reno This October

August 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
When Jason Somerville planned some Run It Up themed events at the Peppermill Reno last May, he was thrilled to see about 25 of his fans stop by for a few days of poker fun. It’s probably a safe bet that the next Run It...
No More Tiers as iPoker Network Ends Segregation Policy
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No More Tiers as iPoker Network Ends Segregation Policy

August 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The division of resources on the iPoker Network is now no more thanks to a major change that rolled out today (August 11). Following an announcement made by the network last week, the two-tier system that’s been in place at...
Daniel Negreanu Confident NHL Team is Coming to Las Vegas
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Daniel Negreanu Confident NHL Team is Coming to Las Vegas

August 5th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Daniel Negreanu is used to success at the poker table, having collected more than $30 million in lifetime tournament earnings. But he may soon have the chance to test his mettle in a whole new arena: owning a professional sports...
Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar Jr Star in New PokerStars Social Media  and TV Spots, But Will They Work?
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Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar Jr Star in New PokerStars Social Media and TV Spots, But Will They Work?

August 4th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Say “Cristiano Ronaldo” and “Neymar Jr” to their multimillions of fans, and you will probably get an adoring response. That’s what PokerStars, for whom both soccer superstars are now brand...