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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...
Re-Entry Event Push Back Helps GGPoker’s Image but Hurts Masters MTT
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Re-Entry Event Push Back Helps GGPoker’s Image but Hurts Masters MTT

January 31st, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The online poker industry may have ended 2019 on a high but that hasn’t helped GGPoker avoid a month of overlays. Launched at the start of 2020, GG Masters is the site’s first serious stab at a Sunday Major. Costing $150 to...
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,...
PokerStars Co-Founder Isai Scheinberg Finally Surrenders to Federal Prosecutors
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PokerStars Co-Founder Isai Scheinberg Finally Surrenders to Federal Prosecutors

January 27th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars CO-founder Isai Scheinberg as surrendered to the US authorities after nine years on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) wanted list. The 73-year-old started the final chapter of his long-running saga with federal...
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...
Americas Cardroom CEO Shot Down After Targeting PokerStars
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Americas Cardroom CEO Shot Down After Targeting PokerStars

January 22nd, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
CEO of Americas Cardroom, Phil Nagy, has taken a shot at PokerStars after the industry leader announced details of its $12.5 million Sunday Million. As news of the latest anniversary MTT filtered through the community, Nagy was...
PokerStars Testing New Side Bet Add-On
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PokerStars Testing New Side Bet Add-On

January 20th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The wheels of innovation are turning at PokerStars once again and, this time, side bets are undergoing a series of tests. First reported by Poker Industry Pro, the new feature gives players the chance to bet on the outcome of a...
Revenue Soars as Online Poker in Pennsylvania Peaks in December
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Revenue Soars as Online Poker in Pennsylvania Peaks in December

January 17th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in Pennsylvania is showing early signs of promise according to the state’s official online gaming revenue report. With a full month of activity under their belts, PokerStars Pennsylvania and its live partner Mount...
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....