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Satellite Qualifier Wins $1.3 Million in PokerStars WCOOP Main Event
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Satellite Qualifier Wins $1.3 Million in PokerStars WCOOP Main Event

September 19th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) has crowned its 2018 main event champion after 25 hours of play. Getting underway on September 16, the $5,200 MTT saw 2,044 players ante-up in a bid to win the lion’s...
Liquidity Sharing No Savior as Online Poker in New Jersey Continues to Disappoint
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Liquidity Sharing No Savior as Online Poker in New Jersey Continues to Disappoint

September 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in New Jersey doesn’t seem to be benefitting from the state’s liquidity sharing pact with Nevada and Delaware according to the latest financial report. Released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement...
BetStars Makes Its US Debut in New Jersey
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BetStars Makes Its US Debut in New Jersey

September 15th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
BetStars, the sports betting arm of PokerStars is now live in New Jersey making it the eighth operator to do so since the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was overturned. Announced on September 13, the move...
PokerStars Folds Unfold Poker in Favor of New Innovations
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PokerStars Folds Unfold Poker in Favor of New Innovations

September 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is set to remove its latest innovation just a month after making it live across various international platforms. In a quote obtained by Pokerfuse, PokerStars Director of Poker Innovation and Operations Severin Rasset...
Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant
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Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant

September 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Short Deck Hold’em is starting to make its mark in the online arena, three years after it became the go-to game for high stakes players in Macau. Set to go live on the Winning Poker Network (WPN) on September 10, the Texas...
WSOP Circuit Series Goes Online on September 18
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WSOP Circuit Series Goes Online on September 18

September 7th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is readying for the next stage of its online tournament venture, three years after hosting its first virtual bracelet event. Set to take place on WSOP.com between September 18 and September 30,...
Phil Galfond Offers Sneak Peak Ahead of Run It Once Beta Testing Ballot
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Phil Galfond Offers Sneak Peak Ahead of Run It Once Beta Testing Ballot

September 5th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Galfond’s Run It Once poker site won’t be ready on time but a select number of players are being invited to beta test the product. Outlining the current state of the project via his YouTube channel, Galfond admitted the...
Online Qualifier Banks $1.2 Million After Winning Record-Breaking EPT
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Online Qualifier Banks $1.2 Million After Winning Record-Breaking EPT

September 3rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The largest ever European Poker Tour (EPT) main event has concluded thanks to an online qualifier called Piotr Nurzynski. Winning his way into the €5,300/$6,150 EPT Barcelona main event for just €250/$290, Nurzynski not only...
Senator Chuck Schumer Advocating for Federal Sports Betting Regulation
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Senator Chuck Schumer Advocating for Federal Sports Betting Regulation

September 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants to create a legal framework for sports betting in a move backed by the majors US sports leagues and the NCAA. In an August 29 memo first sent to ESPN, Schumer said that a number...
Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio
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Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio

August 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Rumors that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to move from its current home inside the Rio have resurfaced thanks to Las Vegas blog, Vital Vegas. Posted on site’s Twitter account, the news story that Caesars Entertainment...