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Aussie Millions Main Event Won By Local Amateur Player
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Aussie Millions Main Event Won By Local Amateur Player

February 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Aussie Millions is the biggest tournament series in the Southern Hemisphere (only recently rivaled by the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific), and as such, it attracts some of the best players from around the world to compete...
Judge Recommends Tossing Evidence in Phua Case
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Judge Recommends Tossing Evidence in Phua Case

February 3rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua may not have had his constitutional rights violated when FBI agents raided his Caesars Palace villa, but the evidence from that raid is still likely to be tossed out of court. Those were the decisions filed Monday by US...
World Series of Poker 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet and 68 Events
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World Series of Poker 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet and 68 Events

February 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The 46th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced some rather drastic changes to its format this week, in an effort to market its events to amateur players who have somewhat vacated the tournament. The 2015 WSOP will include...
World Series of Poker Taking Live Updates In-House
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World Series of Poker Taking Live Updates In-House

February 2nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Series of Poker may have become famous thanks to the tape-delayed, edited coverage that airs every year on ESPN. But for serious poker fans, the best way to get immediate, detailed information from the WSOP floor has...
Alex Dreyfus Slams Betclic Everest Over Global Poker Masters 
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Alex Dreyfus Slams Betclic Everest Over Global Poker Masters 

February 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Alex Dreyfus, the CEO of the Global Poker Index, has launched a withering attack on Betclic Everest for refusing to allow its sponsored players to compete in his forthcoming GPI Global Poker Masters event. The sticking point is...
Online Poker Opponent Lindsey Graham Eyeing 2016 Presidential Run
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Online Poker Opponent Lindsey Graham Eyeing 2016 Presidential Run

January 30th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, the man with ties to anti-online poker advocate Sheldon Adelson, is reportedly eyeing up a 2016 presidential run. The South Carolina politician hit the poker industry’s headlines this week...
GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced
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GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced

January 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars and the Global Poker Index (GPI) have partnered to create what they hope will become the premier awards ceremony for poker players in North America, and Wednesday saw the announcement of the nominees for the first...
Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op
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Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op

January 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua, the multimillionaire businessman and high-stakes poker player currently embroiled in an illegal sports betting case out of Las Vegas, was reportedly already charged with similar offenses in Malaysia 11 years ago....
WSOP Will Pay 1000 Players in Main Event, But No Top Prize Guarantee
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WSOP Will Pay 1000 Players in Main Event, But No Top Prize Guarantee

January 28th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker announced Tuesday that they would guarantee payouts to the top 1,000 finishers in the WSOP Main Event, increasing by approximately 50 percent the number of players who would walk away from poker’s...
American Gaming Association Addresses AG Nominee Loretta Lynch
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American Gaming Association Addresses AG Nominee Loretta Lynch

January 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The President of the American Gaming Association (AGA), Geoff Freeman, recently penned an open letter to Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch aimed at combating the illegal betting industry in the US. Addressed to the Senate...