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Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event
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Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event

November 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Martin Jacobson of Sweden built a commanding chip lead before putting away Norway’s Felix Stephensen to win the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event title. Jacobson, who became the first-ever Swede to win poker’s...
Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets
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Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets

November 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has turned Twitter into his own personal grenade launcher, with his target none other than Governor Chris Christie and his weapon of choice being PokerStars’ projected return to the...
Jorryt van Hoof Leads WSOP Main Event With Three Players Remaining
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Jorryt van Hoof Leads WSOP Main Event With Three Players Remaining

November 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
This year’s World Series of Poker Main Event final table hasn’t been a fast-paced affair so far, with hours of play separating eliminations at times on the first night of play. However, there’s been no shortage...
Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested in Malta, Charged with Player Fund Fraud
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Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested in Malta, Charged with Player Fund Fraud

November 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Everleaf Gaming poker players may be one step closer to repayment after former company director Jean Pavili was arrested by Maltese authorities on charges of having misappropriated player funds and failing to pay for licenses and...
Global Poker League Intent on Making Poker a Sport
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Global Poker League Intent on Making Poker a Sport

November 10th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League could do for poker what the Justice League did for superheroes: legitimize the concept. At least that’s the theory behind the Global Poker Index’s Alex Dreyfus thought process, who recently...
Dan Fleyshman Named New Ivey Poker CEO
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Dan Fleyshman Named New Ivey Poker CEO

November 7th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Ivey Poker has appointed  a new CEO in Dan Fleyshman, according to a recent press release. Despite Phil Ivey still having overall control of the social gaming poker site, Fleyshman will now lead the site into 2015. Back in the...
Pala Interactive CEO Jim Ryan Raises Eyebrows and Questions in Borgata Team Up
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Pala Interactive CEO Jim Ryan Raises Eyebrows and Questions in Borgata Team Up

November 7th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Pala Interactive, in tandem with new partner Borgata, is set to become New Jersey’s first tribal gaming operator, and will offer online poker and gambling in the Garden State. The company, which was founded by the Pala Band of...
PokerStars Changes Continue to Elicit Top Pro Opinions
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PokerStars Changes Continue to Elicit Top Pro Opinions

November 6th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars changes seem to not only be ticking off average Joe players, but experienced pros as well. The online poker site recently made a host of changes to its policies, including increasing rakes in many games and ending or...
Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!
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Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!

November 6th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mars Callahan, actor, TV producer, and former WSOP Main Event contender,  is facing more drama in real life these days than he’s ever portrayed on the screen or at the poker tables: Callahan is being sued by his former...
GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...