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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...
Christian Lusardi Sentenced to Five Years After Borgata Chip Incident
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Christian Lusardi Sentenced to Five Years After Borgata Chip Incident

April 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Christian Lusardi, the man accused of filtering more than two million forged chips into the Borgata Winter Poker Open, has been sentenced to five years in jail for trafficking counterfeit DVDs worth more than $1.3 million. The...
Poker Community Mourns Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Dead at 61
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Poker Community Mourns Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Dead at 61

April 7th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, the exuberant British poker pro who was as big a celebrity in the US as he was in his native UK, has died at the age of 61. The poker legend died in his home town of Hull, in the north of...
Ioannis Triantafyllakis Wins the 2015 Irish Poker Open
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Ioannis Triantafyllakis Wins the 2015 Irish Poker Open

April 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The 2015 Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest running live poker event, reached its final table on Sunday night after welcoming 321 players over the Easter weekend. Generating a prizepool in excess of €1,000,000...
Sweden Cracking Down On Unlicensed Internet Gambling Companies
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Sweden Cracking Down On Unlicensed Internet Gambling Companies

April 4th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Sweden is one of the more tightly controlled online poker markets in the European Union, as the national government really only allows Internet gaming through one licensed firm: the state-backed Svenska Spel. That hasn’t...
Dan Bilzerian Shows It’s Good to Be Rich and Indifferent in BLM PSA
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Dan Bilzerian Shows It’s Good to Be Rich and Indifferent in BLM PSA

April 3rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Dan Bilzerian has released more than a few crazy videos over the years. Viewers have seen the “King of Instagram” shooting high-powered weapons and driving tanks over cars, among other audacious stunts. But his latest video...
Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin
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Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin

April 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest-running live poker event, gets underway today inside Dublin’s Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. The  series is backed by Paddy Power and set to welcome a slew of travelling pros,...
Maryland Poker Pro Says He Was Banned from WSOP for Card Counting
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Maryland Poker Pro Says He Was Banned from WSOP for Card Counting

April 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Card counting in blackjack is a contentious issue for casinos. While the practice isn’t illegal, as it only involves a player keeping track of the cards they’ve seen on the table and reacting accordingly, casinos have the...
PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA
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PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA

April 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
We went in with fear, but came out with hope: that was the sentiment of the Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John Pappas. Reflecting on last week’s hearing of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act...
RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor
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RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor

March 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) hearing last Wednesday by a Judiciary House Subcommittee to debate whether the Wire Act needs to be restored to effectively outlaw online gambling could soon be opposed by a pro...