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PokerStars Opens Betting Line for $51,000 WCOOP Super High Roller
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PokerStars Opens Betting Line for $51,000 WCOOP Super High Roller

September 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars isn’t going to attract thousands or even hundreds of entries for its $51,000 Super High Roller buy-in at the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), but Internet poker’s foremost tournament series is...
MPN to Help Novices Hide from Sharks with New Initiative
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MPN to Help Novices Hide from Sharks with New Initiative

September 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The industry-wide trend currently helping to make online poker more appealing to the casual player and the masses, took another step forward recently thanks to Microgaming. Over the last few months the online poker...
The Mega Poker Series Dublin Main Event Attracts Just Seven Players on First Day
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The Mega Poker Series Dublin Main Event Attracts Just Seven Players on First Day

September 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
What do you do if you promote a large poker tournament, but nobody shows up? That was almost the problem that tournament organizers in Dublin had to deal with this week, as what was hoped to be a major poker event turned into a...
Jason Somerville Sets New Highs with WCOOP Final Table Stream
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Jason Somerville Sets New Highs with WCOOP Final Table Stream

September 9th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Jason Somerville has attracted lots of views to his poker streams on Twitch, but nothing so far had compared to the attention his play received on Monday night. That evening saw Somerville go on a very long run in a World...
PokerStars Bolsters Team Pro Roster in Asia with Two New Signings
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PokerStars Bolsters Team Pro Roster in Asia with Two New Signings

September 5th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars has made no secret of the fact that they want to make Asia one of their biggest targets for growth in the coming years, seeing it as the great untapped market for poker players in the world. That strategy has largely...
Hialeah Park Casino Poker Tournament Ends in Scandal
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Hialeah Park Casino Poker Tournament Ends in Scandal

September 3rd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Hialeah Park Casino is being accused of running a deceitful poker tournament to celebrate its two-year anniversary, with players alleging that the prize pool and chip count totals didn’t add up. According to an...
Urban Justice Center Poker Tournament Headlined by Vanessa Selbst and Daniel Negreanu 
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Urban Justice Center Poker Tournament Headlined by Vanessa Selbst and Daniel Negreanu 

August 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Urban Justice Center will hold its “Blinds & Justice 2015” poker tournament on September 29th with Vanessa Selbst, the only woman to ever reach #1 on the Global Poker Index serving as host, but the future hall...
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...