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Mike Matusow Spinal Cord Surgery Could Have Left Him Paralyzed
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Mike Matusow Spinal Cord Surgery Could Have Left Him Paralyzed

October 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mike Matusow, the man affectionately known as “The Mouth” for his often outspoken and frequently brash comments, is down for the count, but not for long. Matusow recently underwent major spinal surgery to correct a...
Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say
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Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say

October 29th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Lawyers for several defendants in the Paul Phua sports betting case say that FBI agents used illegal tactics to obtain evidence against their clients. That accusation came from legal counsel representing four of the eight...
Italian Poker Players Win EU Ruling on Taxing Winnings
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Italian Poker Players Win EU Ruling on Taxing Winnings

October 24th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Two Italian poker players can breathe a little easier today, now that Italy’s poker tax laws have been clarified by the European Union Court of Justice (CJEU). While Italy’s poker laws have always been a thorny issue...
New Full Tilt Marketing Campaign Launches, Post Hansen and Blom
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New Full Tilt Marketing Campaign Launches, Post Hansen and Blom

October 24th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
A new Full Tilt marketing campaign has been released, hot on the heels of the online poker site’s summary dismissal of iconic pros Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom earlier this week. The commercials have finally been released...
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class
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Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class

October 23rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the inductees for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame, making the two men the 47th and 48th members of the exclusive club. They will be officially inducted into the...
Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom Dumped by Full Tilt
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Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom Dumped by Full Tilt

October 22nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom have parted ways with Full Tilt, as the online poker company ditches its last sponsored poker pros and begins a new chapter in its colorful and infamous history: as a site that is as much about casino...
Scott Davies Captures WSOP APAC Main Event Title
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Scott Davies Captures WSOP APAC Main Event Title

October 21st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Scott Davies won the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) Main Event, beating a field of 329 players to win his first WSOP bracelet. Davies won a prize of A$850,136 ($748,000) after defeating England’s Jack Salter...
WSOP Main Event Final Table Odds Set by Bovada
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WSOP Main Event Final Table Odds Set by Bovada

October 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
WSOP Main Event fever is almost upon us once more, with just three weeks to go for the November Nine to reappear in all their gambling glory. With that in mind, online casino site Bovada has released its betting odds for the...
Poker Players Healthier than Most Gamblers, Says Survey
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Poker Players Healthier than Most Gamblers, Says Survey

October 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker players are healthier than the average gambler, at least according to a recent survey of Internet gamblers that looked at a variety of health metrics for casino and poker players. The survey, which was taken by...
Breakout Gaming Uses Star Power for New Cryptocurrency Poker Site
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Breakout Gaming Uses Star Power for New Cryptocurrency Poker Site

October 17th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Breakout Gaming is launching a cryptocurrency gaming site that will run using its own dedicated currency, known as Breakout Coin (BRO), and the company has brought along some big names to help it promote the site. Plans are to...