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Open-Face Pineapple Texas Hold’em? UK Students Invent New Poker Game
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Open-Face Pineapple Texas Hold’em? UK Students Invent New Poker Game

April 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Poker has no shortage of different variants to choose from. Texas Hold’em and Omaha are the standards today, while the classics like Seven-Card Stud and Five-Card Draw are still quite popular as well. Those looking to be a bit...
Three Found Guilty in Mehmet Hassan Murder Case
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Three Found Guilty in Mehmet Hassan Murder Case

April 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
When Mehmet Hassan, a London-based poker player and professional gambler, was found dead in his home last March, friends immediately believed that he may have been the victim of a planned robbery. Now, just over a year later,...
Poker Players Cure MTT Boredom with Grinder Gadget
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Poker Players Cure MTT Boredom with Grinder Gadget

April 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Finding a way to push through the monotony of a live tournament when all you’re seeing is bad cards can be tough. Fortunately, modern technology is on hand to help players push through the boredom barrier and the latest...
Poker Player Alex Jacob Winning on Jeopardy
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Poker Player Alex Jacob Winning on Jeopardy

April 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Jeopardy is one of the world’s most popular game shows, and now a professional poker player has proven that he can hang with the trivia experts and geniuses among the show’s contestants. Alex Jacob, winner of the 2006 United...
PokerStars Struck By Massive Server Issues
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PokerStars Struck By Massive Server Issues

April 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars might be the largest online poker site in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s immune to server difficulties. Despite investing millions of dollars in the latest computing technology, many players were...
$500,000 Super High Roller Bowl to Attract 50 Pros
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$500,000 Super High Roller Bowl to Attract 50 Pros

April 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The tournament world might be moving towards decreased buy-ins and increased guarantees, but a new poker TV network is planning to buck that trend with an event costing $500,000 to enter. Announced earlier this week, the...
WPT500 Set For Summer Vegas Return at ARIA
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WPT500 Set For Summer Vegas Return at ARIA

April 11th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The WPT500 tournament is set for a return to Las Vegas this summer. The popular reasonably-priced World Poker Tour stop will hit the ARIA resort over the July 4 weekend while thousands of poker players are busying themselves with...
PokerStars Adds Jaime Staples to Twitch Streaming Stable
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PokerStars Adds Jaime Staples to Twitch Streaming Stable

April 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars seems to be committed to making the most of the growing popularity of live streaming poker on Twitch. The leader in online poker has already signed Jason Somerville to Team PokerStars, ensuring that they had the first...
Sexy Men Bring Out the Inner Gamble in Average-Looking Male Poker Players, Researchers Claim
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Sexy Men Bring Out the Inner Gamble in Average-Looking Male Poker Players, Researchers Claim

April 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Attention, male poker players: don’t play poker against sexy men unless you’re prepared to lose your not-quite-as-sexy shirt. That’s the advice from University of Technology Sydney researchers, following a...
Alex Dreyfus Reveals Details for Global Poker League
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Alex Dreyfus Reveals Details for Global Poker League

April 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Global Poker Index (GPI) CEO Alex Dreyfus has made no secret of his plans to “sportify” the game of poker. That effort truly started with the Global Poker Masters, the team “World Cup of Poker” that saw Team Italy defeat...