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Poker Players Alliance Could Fold After Fundraiser Flop
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Poker Players Alliance Could Fold After Fundraiser Flop

April 2nd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
US online poker players could be about to lose one of their biggest advocates after the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) failed in its bid to raise $25,000 in public donations. When the PPA announced that it was experiencing...
PokerStars India to Go Live on April 17
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PokerStars India to Go Live on April 17

March 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars India will go live in April and to celebrate the launch a special one-off freeroll worth $15,300 will welcome all new players. A little over a week since it announced plans to launch a new poker site in India,...
Jaime Staples Wins $150K Weight Loss Bet
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Jaime Staples Wins $150K Weight Loss Bet

March 26th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars Ambassador Jaime Staples has won $150,000 after losing enough weight to tip the scales at a lean 188.3 pounds. After agreeing the prop bet with businessman and poker player Bill Perkins last year, Staples had to weigh...
Super High Roller Bowl China Finishes with a Flourish
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Super High Roller Bowl China Finishes with a Flourish

March 23rd, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The first ever Super High Roller Bowl China has come to a conclusion and standing victorious at the end of play was US pro Justin Bonomo. After inviting the great and the good of the poker world to Macau’s Babylon Casino on...
Low Stakes Players to Face Rake Increase at PokerStars
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Low Stakes Players to Face Rake Increase at PokerStars

March 21st, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is increasing its rake for all MTTs with a buy-in below $20 as part of its ongoing effort to maintain “maximum flexibility” in a rapidly changing iGaming world. Announced on March 20, the changes will formally come...
Cash Game Festival and MPN Poker Tour to Offer Ring Game and Tournament Players Best of Both Worlds in Joint Bratislava Event
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Cash Game Festival and MPN Poker Tour to Offer Ring Game and Tournament Players Best of Both Worlds in Joint Bratislava Event

March 17th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Next month, the Cash Game Festival and MPN Poker Tour are joining forces for the first time to offer players the best in both cash games and tournament poker. What’s more, they’re doing so in Bratislava, the capital city of...
‘Big Brother Canada’ Contestant Arlie Shaban Livestreams Online Poker Games for 125 Consecutive Days, 1k Total Hours
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‘Big Brother Canada’ Contestant Arlie Shaban Livestreams Online Poker Games for 125 Consecutive Days, 1k Total Hours

March 14th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
In November, Arlie Shaban of “Big Brother Canada” fame began chasing his goal of livestreaming 1,000 total hours of online poker over 125 consecutive days. The journey has ended as a success. Shaban, a Canadian reality TV...
Joe Mantegna and Lou Diamond Philips Join Forces for Upcoming 4th Annual Hollywood Cares Poker Invitational
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Joe Mantegna and Lou Diamond Philips Join Forces for Upcoming 4th Annual Hollywood Cares Poker Invitational

March 9th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Golden Globes nominee Lou Diamond Philips and Tony Award winner Joe Mantegna, who star in Longmire and Criminal Minds respectively, are giving up acting for an evening full of poker. Win a WSOP Seat On Sunday, March 18, the 4th...
Poker Players Alliance Calls for Help as Future Hangs in the Balance
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Poker Players Alliance Calls for Help as Future Hangs in the Balance

March 5th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is calling on all players to help it continue the fight for online poker in the US by raising $25,000 before the end of March. Following a public notice at the end of February, the PPA has emailed...
Unibet Poker Reopens Its Doors to Irish Players
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Unibet Poker Reopens Its Doors to Irish Players

March 2nd, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Unibet Poker has made a return to Ireland two years after legislative changes forced it to close its virtual doors. News of the return filtered through to the local poker community on March 1 when Irish Poker Board’s member...