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Alex Dreyfus Slams Betclic Everest Over Global Poker Masters 
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Alex Dreyfus Slams Betclic Everest Over Global Poker Masters 

February 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Alex Dreyfus, the CEO of the Global Poker Index, has launched a withering attack on Betclic Everest for refusing to allow its sponsored players to compete in his forthcoming GPI Global Poker Masters event. The sticking point is...
Virginia Police Confiscate Money after SWAT Team Storms Private Poker Game
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Virginia Police Confiscate Money after SWAT Team Storms Private Poker Game

January 31st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have come under fire this week for their decision to use a SWAT team to break up a private poker game, before confiscating a chunk of the players’ money. The high-stakes game, which took...
GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced
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GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced

January 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars and the Global Poker Index (GPI) have partnered to create what they hope will become the premier awards ceremony for poker players in North America, and Wednesday saw the announcement of the nominees for the first...
Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op
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Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op

January 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua, the multimillionaire businessman and high-stakes poker player currently embroiled in an illegal sports betting case out of Las Vegas, was reportedly already charged with similar offenses in Malaysia 11 years ago....
WSOP Will Pay 1000 Players in Main Event, But No Top Prize Guarantee
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WSOP Will Pay 1000 Players in Main Event, But No Top Prize Guarantee

January 28th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker announced Tuesday that they would guarantee payouts to the top 1,000 finishers in the WSOP Main Event, increasing by approximately 50 percent the number of players who would walk away from poker’s...
American Gaming Association Addresses AG Nominee Loretta Lynch
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American Gaming Association Addresses AG Nominee Loretta Lynch

January 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The President of the American Gaming Association (AGA), Geoff Freeman, recently penned an open letter to Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch aimed at combating the illegal betting industry in the US. Addressed to the Senate...
How Manny Pacquiao Lost a Match to Justin Smith, Recounted on Instagram
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How Manny Pacquiao Lost a Match to Justin Smith, Recounted on Instagram

January 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Manny Pacquiao isn’t an easy man to fool. The Filipino boxer has won world championships in eight different weight divisions, having compiled a record of 57 wins, five losses, and two draws in his distinguished career. He’s...
Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal
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Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal

January 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Andy Beal was once one of the biggest names in the world of poker. About a decade ago, Beal played a series of incredibly high-stakes poker matches heads up against many of the world’s top players in the dominant form of poker...
Delaware Online Poker Down Again in December
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Delaware Online Poker Down Again in December

January 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Delaware online poker sites saw yet another money of falling revenues, as the three operators in the state combined to take in just $28,589 in December 2014. The figures, released by the Delaware State Lottery, showed a 9.6...
Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind
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Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind

January 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Mississippi Grind, a new poker-themed movie starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, will debut at the Sundance Film Festival next week. The latest cinematic offering focusing on the world of poker will receive its maiden...