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Poker News Roundup: WPT Sold, Micon Returning To US
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Poker News Roundup: WPT Sold, Micon Returning To US

June 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour has been sold to Ourgame International Holdings for $35 million, a move that may be in line with bwin.party’s ongoing search for potential mergers and sales of all or part of their business operations....
PokerStars And Partners Launch Californians For Responsible iPoker
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PokerStars And Partners Launch Californians For Responsible iPoker

June 19th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars has seen its hopes of someday operating in California improve over the last few months, but there is still a long way to go before legislators regulate online poker in the state. And even if they do, there still is no...
Mercier Wins Third WSOP Bracelet
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Mercier Wins Third WSOP Bracelet

June 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Jason Mercier was once associated with the hashtag #whenwillitend, a reference to the nearly endless tournament success he has seemed to enjoy throughout his young career. But at this year’s World Series of Poker, the same...
Phil Galfond Wins Second WSOP Bracelet
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Phil Galfond Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

June 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond has long been known as one of the brightest young minds in poker, both online under the OMGClayAiken screen name and in live games, where he’s been successful in both cash games and tournaments. Now, his collection...
Brian Hastings Wins Second WSOP Bracelet
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Brian Hastings Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

June 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Brian Hastings is already known as one of the top players in poker, whether you’re talking about online or live, cash or tournaments. Now, his World Series of Poker numbers are beginning to back up that reputation, as...
NFL Bans Players from Florida Poker Events, Citing Code of Conduct
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NFL Bans Players from Florida Poker Events, Citing Code of Conduct

June 14th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The NFL might not seem like its players’ conduct is always first and foremost on its mind, given numerous recent incidents ranging from domestic abuse to animal torture that have become a virtual epidemic these days. But...
Phil Ivey Drops Nearly a Million in Online Poker Downswing
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Phil Ivey Drops Nearly a Million in Online Poker Downswing

June 13th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey has yet to make an appearance at the World Series of Poker, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been keeping himself busy. The legendary poker pro has been playing some big games in the online poker world, though his...
Daniel Alaei, Adrian Buckley Big Winners in WSOP 2015 Events This Week
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Daniel Alaei, Adrian Buckley Big Winners in WSOP 2015 Events This Week

June 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Alaei may not be a familiar name to most recreational poker players, but he’s now entered a select group: poker players who have won multiple bracelets at World Series of Poker events. The WSOP has, of course,...
Dan Bilzerian to Parlay Instagram King into US President 2016
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Dan Bilzerian to Parlay Instagram King into US President 2016

June 11th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Dan Bilzerian is throwing his hat in the ring, or should we say his shirt, for the 2016 presidential election. Consistently posing with scantily-clad and topless women aboard private jets and yachts, the former poker pro,...
It’s Phil Hellmuth for the Win in WSOP $10K Razz, as Poker Pro Scoops 14th Bracelet
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It’s Phil Hellmuth for the Win in WSOP $10K Razz, as Poker Pro Scoops 14th Bracelet

June 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The legendary Phil Hellmuth simply cannot be stopped at the World Series of Poker. The man who holds the record for the most career WSOP gold bracelets added to that record on Monday by winning the $10,000 Razz Championship, his...