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The Comeback is On As Phil Galfond Proves Class is Permanent in HU Challenge
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The Comeback is On As Phil Galfond Proves Class is Permanent in HU Challenge

March 11th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
The comeback is on as strong performance by Phil Galfond in his heads-up challenge against VeniVidi1993 has seen him win back more than $300,000. The mini-resurgence comes after Galfond took a two-week break to collect his...
Johnny Chan Tops Latest List of Global Poker Awards Winners
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Johnny Chan Tops Latest List of Global Poker Awards Winners

March 9th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The stars of poker were shining bright on March 7 as the second annual Global Poker Awards (GPA) took place in Las Vegas. Part of the Global Poker Index’s push to sportify poker, the ceremony honored the game’s great and...
Stones Gambling Hall Asks Judge to Dismiss Mike Postle Cheating Case
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Stones Gambling Hall Asks Judge to Dismiss Mike Postle Cheating Case

March 6th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The next chapter in the Stones Gambling Hall saga has been written, but this time not by the man in the firing line. The case against Mike Postle engulfed the poker venue in a legal battle in October 2019 and now its lawyers have...
Phil Galfond Puts Six-Figure Loss Behind Him and Resumes VeniVidi1993 Match
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Phil Galfond Puts Six-Figure Loss Behind Him and Resumes VeniVidi1993 Match

March 4th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Galfond is getting back on the horse after a short break from his high stakes heads-up challenge against VeniVidi1993. Galfond decided to hit the pause button at the start of February after suffering significant losses....
Phil Galfond Ducks Out of High Stakes Challenge as Luke Schwartz Throws Shade
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Phil Galfond Ducks Out of High Stakes Challenge as Luke Schwartz Throws Shade

February 14th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The knives are out and Luke Schwartz is wielding the sharpest blade after Phil Galfond called time on his high stakes challenge. Schwartz was quick to jab at Galfond before his heads-up challenge started and the Englishman...
Partypoker Expands Streaming Network By Signing Online Pro Jordan Drummond
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Partypoker Expands Streaming Network By Signing Online Pro Jordan Drummond

February 12th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Partypoker has added another self-made poker millionaire and Twitch streamer to its team of online ambassadors. Following the signing of Courtney Gee to Team Online, Partypoker has drafted Jordan Drummond. A Canadian pro that...
Server Faults Causes Uproar as Partypoker and Americas Cardroom Cancel MTTs
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Server Faults Causes Uproar as Partypoker and Americas Cardroom Cancel MTTs

February 10th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker and Americas Cardroom have apologized to players after server issues resulted in the cancellation of multiple MTTs. News of the disruptions first appeared on Twitter. Following complaints from players about game...
Poker Central Planning High Stakes Poker Reboot After Acquiring Branding Rights
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Poker Central Planning High Stakes Poker Reboot After Acquiring Branding Rights

February 5th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Poker Central has acquired the rights to High Stakes Poker and it’s already planning to bring back the popular show. The company behind streaming service PokerGo announced it’s latest move on Feb. 4. Under the terms of the...
Unibet Puts Rivals in Check by Sponsoring Chess Ace Magnus Carlsen
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Unibet Puts Rivals in Check by Sponsoring Chess Ace Magnus Carlsen

February 3rd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Unibet has strengthened the ties between poker and the chess community by signing one of the sport’s biggest stars, Magnus Carlsen. The 29-year-old is regarded by many as one of the greatest chess players in history. Nicknamed...
Phil Galfond Down But Not Out as VeniVidi1993 Dominates Challenge
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Phil Galfond Down But Not Out as VeniVidi1993 Dominates Challenge

January 29th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Galfond is in good spirits despite being in the hole for more than $300,000 after six match-ups with VeniVidi1993. Tweeting his reaction to the latest round of action, Galfond said he was pleased with his focus. However,...