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Paul Phua Among Eight Indictments in Sports Betting Case
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Paul Phua Among Eight Indictments in Sports Betting Case

July 31st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
High-stakes poker player Paul Phua and his son Darren have had quite a roller coaster week: first they were set to be released from federal custody after millions were put up in bail for them by friends Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl,...
Phuas Remain in ICE Custody After Phil Ivey Bail Attempt
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Phuas Remain in ICE Custody After Phil Ivey Bail Attempt

July 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
UPDATE, July 29, 2014: Late Monday night, Paul and Darren Phua were reportedly finally released from federal custody at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Vegas. The Phuas’ high-profile attorney David Chesnoff expressed...
WSOP Champ Greg Merson Says He’s No Cheater
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WSOP Champ Greg Merson Says He’s No Cheater

July 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Following suspicions that he was multi-accounting on WSOP.com, 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Merson has come clean about his latest sponsorship deal. Last week the former champion’s reputation came...
Dan Bilzerian To Howard Stern: $50 Million Win for 2014
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Dan Bilzerian To Howard Stern: $50 Million Win for 2014

July 25th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
How much money has poker pro Dan Bilzerian made on the felt in 2014? According to a recent interview with Howard Stern, he’s won enough to buy 250 Ferraris or a private island in the Bahamas. Now, we all know that Bilzerian...
Borgata Volleys Back at Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case
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Borgata Volleys Back at Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case

July 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Attorneys for the Borgata Hotel and Casino have responded to Phil Ivey’s recent motion to dismiss the multimillion-dollar cheating case against him. Three weeks ago, the poker player’s lawyers requested that the case...
Jorryt van Hoof Odds-On Favorite for WSOP Win
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Jorryt van Hoof Odds-On Favorite for WSOP Win

July 22nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When the World Series of Poker’s Main Event final table reconvenes, the November Nine will be playing for high stakes: the winner will ultimately walk away with $10 million and become a household name among poker fans. But...
Online Poker Not Creating Addicts, Says Harvard Study
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Online Poker Not Creating Addicts, Says Harvard Study

July 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Click your mouse, lose your house. That’s the mantra that has been repeated for years by anti-online gambling advocates like Sheldon Adelson as they oppose online poker and other Internet casino games. But some new studies...
Brown, Negreanu Could Land Poker Hall of Fame Spots
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Brown, Negreanu Could Land Poker Hall of Fame Spots

July 21st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s the most prestigious club in the poker world and over the next three weeks the general public is being given the chance to vote for the next Poker Hall of Fame inductee. Having welcomed some of the game’s finest...
Johannes Strassmann Autopsy Finds Drugs in System
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Johannes Strassmann Autopsy Finds Drugs in System

July 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The recent news of Johannes Strassmann‘s death caused a wave of questions to flow out across the poker community. Why such a seemingly healthy young man would meet such an untimely end in a foreign country was a mystery...
Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac Imprisoned for Fraud
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Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac Imprisoned for Fraud

July 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
A long-suspected poker cheat has finally received his comeuppance. Former WPT “Champion” Ali Tekintamgac was jailed for three years and five months by a German court last week after pleading guilty to being the head...