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Loni Harwood Leads WSOP National Championship Final Table
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Loni Harwood Leads WSOP National Championship Final Table

July 31st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Loni Harwood entered Friday with a large chip lead over the competition at the final table of the 2015 WSOP National Championship. Harwood has 1.34 million chips with just seven players remaining in contention, while her closest...
Amaya Looks to Dissolve Debt, Releases Strong Q2 Expectations
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Amaya Looks to Dissolve Debt, Releases Strong Q2 Expectations

July 30th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya has $800 million in outstanding debts incurred from its $4.9 billion acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker in June 2014, but the company says it plans to repay approximately $575 million of that total before the end...
Full Tilt Ends Table Selection, Removes Heads-Up Games
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Full Tilt Ends Table Selection, Removes Heads-Up Games

July 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Full Tilt has always had a reputation of being the more outlandish little brother to the straight-laced PokerStars, often launching unique features and offbeat game formats well before they appear at more traditional poker sites....
Neymar Jr Wins $100K for His Charity in Brazil
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Neymar Jr Wins $100K for His Charity in Brazil

July 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Neymar Jr’s first official poker engagement as a PokerStars brand ambassador has resulted in a $100,000 win, according to recent reports. The Brazilian soccer superstar, who currently plays for Barcelona FC, signed with...
GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer
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GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer

July 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has dropped Amaya and found new creditors to increase its bid to $1.55 billion for rival bwin.party, even though the latter gambling company had already agreed to a $1.4 billion offer from 888 Holdings. GVC’s...
Vladimir Putin Considering Overturning Online Poker Ban
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Vladimir Putin Considering Overturning Online Poker Ban

July 26th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Vladimir Putin isn’t the most popular world leader, especially in the United States where a recent Gallup poll found that Americans have a 60 percent unfavorable view on the Russian president. Putin has inserted his...
Online MIT Course Teaches Poker Theory for Free
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Online MIT Course Teaches Poker Theory for Free

July 25th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Have you ever wished you could pick up a poker major at your local university? That’s still an unlikely dream, but there is at least one course on poker that is now open to everyone in the world, as long as they’re willing to...
Ivey Files Countersuit Against Borgata Casino
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Ivey Files Countersuit Against Borgata Casino

July 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Borgata Hotel and Casino’s lawsuit against Phil Ivey is still a long way from being ruled on, but Ivey has decided to go on an offensive in advance of his time in court. Ivey and co-defendant Cheng Yin Sun have decided to...
Indiana Says No Crackdown for Senior Center Card Games
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Indiana Says No Crackdown for Senior Center Card Games

July 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Pokerr awards gold bracelets and millions of dollars in prize money, but it doesn’t take those high-stakes prizes to make card games fun. For groups at senior centers in Indiana, just winning a can of...
Reports Suggest Ladbrokes in the Final Stages of Coral Takeover 
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Reports Suggest Ladbrokes in the Final Stages of Coral Takeover 

July 21st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The recently rumored merger between Ladbrokes and the Gala Coral Group could be completed this week according to a British newspaper. A potential deal between the two gaming companies hit the headlines back in June when shares in...