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Server Faults Causes Uproar as Partypoker and Americas Cardroom Cancel MTTs
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Server Faults Causes Uproar as Partypoker and Americas Cardroom Cancel MTTs

February 10th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker and Americas Cardroom have apologized to players after server issues resulted in the cancellation of multiple MTTs. News of the disruptions first appeared on Twitter. Following complaints from players about game...
Poker Central Planning High Stakes Poker Reboot After Acquiring Branding Rights
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Poker Central Planning High Stakes Poker Reboot After Acquiring Branding Rights

February 5th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Poker Central has acquired the rights to High Stakes Poker and it’s already planning to bring back the popular show. The company behind streaming service PokerGo announced it’s latest move on Feb. 4. Under the terms of the...
Unibet Puts Rivals in Check by Sponsoring Chess Ace Magnus Carlsen
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Unibet Puts Rivals in Check by Sponsoring Chess Ace Magnus Carlsen

February 3rd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Unibet has strengthened the ties between poker and the chess community by signing one of the sport’s biggest stars, Magnus Carlsen. The 29-year-old is regarded by many as one of the greatest chess players in history. Nicknamed...
Phil Galfond Down But Not Out as VeniVidi1993 Dominates Challenge
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Phil Galfond Down But Not Out as VeniVidi1993 Dominates Challenge

January 29th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Galfond is in good spirits despite being in the hole for more than $300,000 after six match-ups with VeniVidi1993. Tweeting his reaction to the latest round of action, Galfond said he was pleased with his focus. However,...
Phil Galfond Trailing VeniVidi1993 In High Stakes Showdown
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Phil Galfond Trailing VeniVidi1993 In High Stakes Showdown

January 24th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond’s first high stakes online challenge is underway and, after just two sessions, he’s become the betting underdog. With the match between Galfond and VeniVidi1993 sparking interest across the community, wagers have...
Phil Galfond Takes Aim at PokerStars Ahead of High Stakes Challenge
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Phil Galfond Takes Aim at PokerStars Ahead of High Stakes Challenge

January 15th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
He may be busy sharpening his tools ahead of a showdown with some of the game’s best, but Phil Galfond has still found time to take a shot at PokerStars. As the owner of poker site Run It Once, Galfond is using the buzz around...
Slick Swede Anton Suarez Wins Partypoker Live Millions UK
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Slick Swede Anton Suarez Wins Partypoker Live Millions UK

January 13th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Anton Suarez has become the latest Partypoker Live Millions champion after taking down the $10,300 UK main event. Held inside Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn card room, Millions UK attracted 530 players between Jan. 8 and Jan 12....
Luke Schwartz Steals Show During Partypoker Home Game
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Luke Schwartz Steals Show During Partypoker Home Game

January 10th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker’s latest venture in the world of high stakes entertainment has brought together some of the game’s best for a special home game. Hosted by English pro Sam Trickett, the live cash game got underway on January 9 and...
Bad Boy Luke Schwartz Challenges Good Guy Phil Galfond
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Bad Boy Luke Schwartz Challenges Good Guy Phil Galfond

January 6th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Fernando Habegger may not be willing to back his convictions but outspoken pro Luke Schwartz is more than ready to take on Phil Galfond. Six weeks after the American pro issued an open challenge to his high stakes peers, Schwartz...
PokerStars Loses Jason Somerville as Asian Operators Flex their Muscle
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PokerStars Loses Jason Somerville as Asian Operators Flex their Muscle

January 3rd, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The new year may only be a few days old but there have already been some interesting changes at the top of the online poker tree. First to make what could be seen as an unexpected move on January 2 was Jason Somerville. The...