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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...
TDA Criticized For Venetian Summit
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TDA Criticized For Venetian Summit

March 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Tournament Directors Association has provoked anger and incredulity by announcing its forthcoming bi-annual summit will be held at the Venetian, the flagship property of Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. The TDA have...
Global Poker Masters Crowns Team Italy as Champs
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Global Poker Masters Crowns Team Italy as Champs

March 23rd, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The inaugural Global Poker Masters (GPM) was an overwhelming success this weekend, due to its unique format and elite field consisting of 40 of the world’s top players. Held at the Hilton Hotel in Malta, the two-day event...
Dan Colman And Olivier Busquet Auction Poker Lesson To Benefit Charity
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Dan Colman And Olivier Busquet Auction Poker Lesson To Benefit Charity

March 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Dan Colman went from being a mostly anonymous poker player to one of the world’s most famous professionals in just a few months. And while he had a number of excellent results that made it clear he was an elite tournament pro,...