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Mehmet Hassan’s Killers Sentenced to 88 Years 
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Mehmet Hassan’s Killers Sentenced to 88 Years 

April 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The three people convicted of murdering a British poker pro in what’s been described as a “honey trap” operation have been sentenced to more than 80 years in prison. Despite taking almost a year to bring the...
Anthony Zinno Wins WPT Player of the Year Award
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Anthony Zinno Wins WPT Player of the Year Award

April 29th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Anthony Zinno capped an incredible campaign during Season XIII of the World Poker Tour by being named the WPT Player of the Year. The announcement was made official after the elimination of Darren Elias from the WPT World...
Paul Phua Lawyers Want Case Dismissed
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Paul Phua Lawyers Want Case Dismissed

April 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua has been winning some notable legal victories as of late, making the case against him for allegedly running an illegal sports betting operation out of a Caesars Palace villa last summer look shakier than ever. And with...
Daniel Negreanu Streams First Real Money Twitch Session, Wins $50,000
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Daniel Negreanu Streams First Real Money Twitch Session, Wins $50,000

April 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Daniel Negreanu has nothing left to prove in his poker career. He’s won nearly $30 million in live tournament poker, and while there aren’t any reliable cash game stats available, it’s safe to say he’s a favorite at...
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Scraps $10 Million Guarantee for 2015
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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Scraps $10 Million Guarantee for 2015

April 24th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) is scaling back its guarantees for 2015. That probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise: after the SHRPO Main Event easily surpassed a $10 million guarantee in 2013, it failed to come...
Fox’s Hit TV Show Bones Airs Poker-Focused Episode
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Fox’s Hit TV Show Bones Airs Poker-Focused Episode

April 23rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Bones, the popular Fox TV hit series about a forensic anthropologist who can deduce crime clues from victims’ bones, is going to have a special guest star in the form of the former vampire-loving hunk from Buffy the...
Michelle Chin Becomes First Woman to Win WSOP Circuit Main Event
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Michelle Chin Becomes First Woman to Win WSOP Circuit Main Event

April 22nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Michelle Chin won the 2015 Horseshoe Council Bluffs $1,675 Main Event on Monday, becoming the first woman to win a World Series of Poker Circuit main event in the process. That ended a streak of 156 WSOP Circuit main events...
Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance
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Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance

April 21st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker Main Event 2010 champion, Jonathan Duhamel, has parted ways with his longtime sponsor, PokerStars. The reason for the split is as yet unknown. The lone statement given to PokerNews by PokerStars’...
FBI Evidence Thrown Out in Phua Case
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FBI Evidence Thrown Out in Phua Case

April 20th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua, the high stakes poker player currently standing trial for allegedly masterminding a multi-million dollar World Cup betting ring from inside Caesars Palace, has received a huge lifeline in his bid to leave court a free...
Daniel Negreanu Twitches Successfully with His Own Live Stream Channel
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Daniel Negreanu Twitches Successfully with His Own Live Stream Channel

April 16th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu has started Twitching, and the poker community seems to love it. The PokerStars pro jumped in earlier this week to the live streaming matrix with his own channel, and fans were happy to tune in. Negreanu Plays...