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Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak Hit TV in Underground Poker
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Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak Hit TV in Underground Poker

September 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Underground poker games have long been a popular subject for the depiction of the popular card game in movies and television shows. In the past, such as in movies like Rounders, these have typically been fictional and...
Phil Ivey In $5.1 Million Full Tilt Downswing
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Phil Ivey In $5.1 Million Full Tilt Downswing

September 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey resumed a substantial losing streak at Full Tilt Poker in August, as he attempted to rebound from losses totaling $5.31 million at their worst. According to data available at HighStakesDB.com, the persistent downswing...
PokerStars Names Protégés to Pair with Pros
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PokerStars Names Protégés to Pair with Pros

September 6th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars team of poker pros has plenty of names that any amateur player would love to get a few lessons from. Of course, a few hours with a top flight professional player isn’t affordable for your average Joe, even if...
Scott Seiver Makes $50K for SHRPO Third, Despite Debate
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Scott Seiver Makes $50K for SHRPO Third, Despite Debate

September 5th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Scott Seiver and the Seminole Hard Rock Casino enjoyed a dose of irony earlier this week after Seiver finished third in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) $100,000 Super High Roller event. In order to unravel the coil of...
Jason Helder Swoops WinStar Main Event for $1M
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Jason Helder Swoops WinStar Main Event for $1M

September 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The WinStar River Poker Series (WRPS) Main Event may not have been the biggest tournament poker story of the week (that honor likely goes to the $10 million guaranteed event at the Seminole Hard Rock in Florida), but it was a...
Daniel Colman Winning Streak Continues at SHRPO
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Daniel Colman Winning Streak Continues at SHRPO

September 4th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Daniel Colman has won the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO), continuing the extraordinary winning streak that’s looking like one of the greatest of all time. Despite his outspoken dislike of the limelight, Colman...
Scott Seiver Argues With SHRPO Payout Structure
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Scott Seiver Argues With SHRPO Payout Structure

September 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker pro Scott Seiver and the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) found themselves at loggerheads this week after the former discovered an issue with the payout structure in the $100,000 Super High Roller. Although the...
$300K in Prop Bets: PLO Grinder Bets on 100x Buy In Profit
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$300K in Prop Bets: PLO Grinder Bets on 100x Buy In Profit

September 1st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
News of a $300,000 Pot Limit Omaha prop bet recently piqued the interests of Isaac Haxton and a slew of community members. Looking for some side action and something to help refocus his mind, Bren ‘YaAaRnY’ Lenton...
PokerStars Allows Users to Donate FPP to Charity
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PokerStars Allows Users to Donate FPP to Charity

September 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars (and other poker sites) have had great success in getting their players to donate to charities in times of need, particularly after some of the worst natural disasters in recent memory. And in general, poker players...
Olivier Busquet Defends Pro Palestine T-Shirt at EPT
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Olivier Busquet Defends Pro Palestine T-Shirt at EPT

August 29th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Olivier Busquet has defended his decision to wear a “Free Gaza” T-shirt at the final table of the EPT High Super High Roller Event in Barcelona, a tournament he went on to win for $1.18 million. Busquet and friend Daniel...