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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...
Rumors Swirl Around Daniel Cates Hitman Allegations
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Rumors Swirl Around Daniel Cates Hitman Allegations

August 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Did Daniel Cates, long considered one of the best online and heads-up poker pros in history, hire a hitman to enforce an outstanding debt? That’s the question the poker community is currently asking after the American...
Busquet and Colman Spark Controversy with T-Shirts at EPT
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Busquet and Colman Spark Controversy with T-Shirts at EPT

August 26th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Poker players Olivier Busquet and Daniel Colman shared their political views at the recent European Poker Tour (EPT), but not without stirring some controversy, to no one’s surprise. The ongoing conflict between Israel and...
Invisible Ink Poker Cheat Banned from Connecticut Casinos
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Invisible Ink Poker Cheat Banned from Connecticut Casinos

August 26th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Invisible ink has long been a popular way for everyone from spies to small children to hide messages in plain sight. It’s also popular as a way to mark objects to be scanned later, such as allowing people admission to an...
Allen Kessler Boycotts Quantum Reload Tournaments
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Allen Kessler Boycotts Quantum Reload Tournaments

August 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Quantum reload tournaments are a relatively new innovation in the world of tournament poker, allowing players to buy in at a high level to enter the tournament at a later level with more chips. But while such entries may give...
Phil Hellmuth’s Ice Bucket Challenge
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Phil Hellmuth’s Ice Bucket Challenge

August 20th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is currently sweeping the globe like a wave of water-fuelled benevolence and in the last 48 hours it finally infiltrated the poker world. After targeting some of the world’s biggest stars,...
Richard Roeper Among Celebrities on Poker Night in America
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Richard Roeper Among Celebrities on Poker Night in America

August 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker Night in America wouldn’t have been a notable television show a few years ago, when high stakes cash games sponsored by major poker sites doted the late-night television landscape. These days, however, the amount of...
Daniel Negreanu’s $1 Million Poker Bet
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Daniel Negreanu’s $1 Million Poker Bet

August 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Kid Poker, Daniel Negreanu, recently set out to prove he’s a man by putting up $1 million to prove he can beat the toughest online cash games in the world. By now we all know that Daniel Negreanu is one of game’s...
ESPN Airs Daniel Colman One Drop Victory Non-Reaction
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ESPN Airs Daniel Colman One Drop Victory Non-Reaction

August 17th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When professional poker player Daniel Colman won the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop over a month ago, many in the poker world were somewhat dismayed by his lack of celebration after his win, which earned him $15.3...
Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case Given 2015 Deadline
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Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case Given 2015 Deadline

August 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Phil Ivey edge-sorting case won’t reach a conclusion until July 31, 2015, according a recent ruling by a court in New Jersey. After filing a $9.6 million lawsuit against Ivey for what it believes to be cheating, the...