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Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier Affected by New UK Gambling Laws
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Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier Affected by New UK Gambling Laws

September 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier is one of many poker pros whose entire lives will be impacted when the new UK gambling laws come into effect on October 1. And players aren’t the only ones who will have some...
Johnny Chan Backs Bitcoin Poker Site
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Johnny Chan Backs Bitcoin Poker Site

September 22nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Johnny Chan, a Bitcoin poker site, and the latest industry innovation might not be three things you’d necessarily put together, but that’s exactly what a new company called Breakout Gaming (BRO) has manifested. Along...
Daniel Negreanu Puts Forth $1 Million PokerStars Prop Bet
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Daniel Negreanu Puts Forth $1 Million PokerStars Prop Bet

September 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu, the PokerStars pro who recently caused a stir when he claimed he could beat $25/$50 games online, is now willing to discuss the terms surrounding his $1 million prop bet. Although his initial tweet was more of a...
Gus Hansen Misses Full Tilt Match Against Viktor Blom
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Gus Hansen Misses Full Tilt Match Against Viktor Blom

September 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Gus Hansen is a man who is seemingly afraid of nothing when it comes to online poker. However, after missing a much-publicized Full Tilt heads-up match last Sunday, the Dane’s mettle was called into question. Despite being...
Aviation Club de France Raided by Cops, Owner Arrested
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Aviation Club de France Raided by Cops, Owner Arrested

September 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Aviation Club de France (ACF) in Paris has been raided by police, and its owner Marcel Francisci arrested along with 11 others, the French press has reported. Officers of the Races and Games Division of the National Judicial...
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Battle Over Prop Bet Payout
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Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Battle Over Prop Bet Payout

September 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow and other top-tier poker pros are considered big name players, for sure: perhaps not on the level of a Daniel Negreanu or a Phil Ivey, but certainly in the public eye nonetheless. Even many casual fans...
partypoker NJ Adds NHL Devils Ken Daneyko to Team Pros
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partypoker NJ Adds NHL Devils Ken Daneyko to Team Pros

September 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
partypoker New Jersey has announced the signing of former Devils defenseman Ken Daneyko to their professional stable, adding him to the likes of Mike Sexton and Kara Scott. Daneyko played his entire NHL career with the Devils,...
NY Mortician Joseph Fumando Guilty of Illegal Poker Ops
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NY Mortician Joseph Fumando Guilty of Illegal Poker Ops

September 16th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Staten Island mortician Joseph Fumando was convicted last week of running illegal Texas Hold’em games on Staten Island. The conviction came in Brooklyn Federal Court. The verdict came down after just 20 minutes of...
Eugene Katchalov to Appear in The Mole on Ukrainian TV
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Eugene Katchalov to Appear in The Mole on Ukrainian TV

September 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker pro Eugene Katchalov may not have played much of a role in this year’s World Series of Poker, but in the forthcoming episodes of The Mole, the Ukrainian grinder is one of the show’s stars. Back at the start of...
Daniel Negreanu Critical of Poker Hall of Fame Choices
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Daniel Negreanu Critical of Poker Hall of Fame Choices

September 13th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu may be on the nominee short list himself this year, but when the latest Poker Hall of Fame finalists were unveiled this week, it caused an unexpected uproar from “Kid Poker” and certain members of the...