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WSOP Wrap Up: Bilokur and Anderson Bring Home Gold
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WSOP Wrap Up: Bilokur and Anderson Bring Home Gold

June 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
While the $10,000 buy-in Main Event is seen as the crown jewel of the World Series of Poker, No-Limit Hold’em isn’t the only game that has a first-class world championship event on the WSOP schedule. While the fields...
Millionaire Banker Sues Upscale London Casino for Losses
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Millionaire Banker Sues Upscale London Casino for Losses

June 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A millionaire banker is suing swanky London casino Les Ambassadeurs over claims that the high-stakes games he played there were corrupt. Iraj Parvizi, 48, believes he was the subject of an elaborate sting at the casino in the...
Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament
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Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament

May 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
While an alienated electorate showed its rejection of mainstream politicians by largely embracing far-right parties at this week’s European elections, the people of Lithuania showed their leanings by voting in the brash and...
Jose “Girah” Macedo Cleans up His Act
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Jose “Girah” Macedo Cleans up His Act

May 20th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Whatever happened to Jose “Girah” Macedo, we at Pokersites.com used to wonder during our idler moments. Well, now we know: “the Portuguese Prodigy”, once feted by 2+2 as the next big thing in online poker...
PokerStars EPT Season 11 to Be Bigger and Better
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PokerStars EPT Season 11 to Be Bigger and Better

May 20th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The European Poker Tour enjoyed yet another successful outing during Season 10 and with the festival barely out of memory the organisers have already announced the EPT Season 11 calendar. To ensure Europe’s premier poker...
Shulman and Giardina Inducted to Poker Hall of Fame
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Shulman and Giardina Inducted to Poker Hall of Fame

May 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Man or woman, the poker world has a tendency to celebrate its most accomplished players and professionals. At the felt, these people have become renowned for their talents and card prowess, and have been rewarded with stacks of...
Guy Laliberte Claims Victimization Via High-Stakes Collusion
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Guy Laliberte Claims Victimization Via High-Stakes Collusion

May 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Cheating scandals are nothing new in the world of gambling, or in the world of poker, be it online or live. While the industry has gone to great lengths to demonstrate the integrity that the game and players maintain, there are...
888Poker Gets Some Girl Power
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888Poker Gets Some Girl Power

May 8th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
888Poker’s continued to capitalize on its recent success with the signing of two new pro team members: Xuan Liu and Sofia Lovgren. Having lost one of its standout representatives, 2011 WSOP final tableist Sam Holden, at the...
Phil Ivey Accused of Edge Sorting, Sued by Borgata
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Phil Ivey Accused of Edge Sorting, Sued by Borgata

May 3rd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Most people are in agreement that Phil Ivey is likely the world’s best all-around poker player. Still, you wouldn’t expect that talent to carry over into baccarat: a game of luck in which players can only choose what...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Becomes First Two-Time EPT Champion
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Victoria Coren Mitchell Becomes First Two-Time EPT Champion

May 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Despite spanning 10 seasons and more than 100 main events, with a list of winners that includes the very best in the world, it was always a statistical curiosity that no one had ever won an EPT twice – until now. Victoria...