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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...
Partypoker Offers Exclusive Coaching Session with Bertrand Grospellier
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Partypoker Offers Exclusive Coaching Session with Bertrand Grospellier

August 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is giving its KO Series some extra oomph by offering players the chance to win coaching with brand ambassador Bertrand Grospellier. To hype the start of the series on August 26, Partypoker announced that anyone who...
Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills
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Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills

August 26th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Doug Polk has finally completed his $100 to $10,000 bankroll challenge, two years after starting his microstakes journey. Despite playing some of the highest stakes games around, Polk committed to showing his social media...
Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry
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Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry

August 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online gaming operators engage in “predatory practices” and are a greater threat than terrorism according to a former US Senator from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln. Airing her opinion in on op-ed for the Financial Times, Lincoln...
Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later
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Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later

August 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Credit Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs with the slow roll of the year so far. The British tax authority told Adam Lulat that he must repay all £68,930 ($95,404) he took home after winning the Main Event of the second leg...
New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win
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New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win

August 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey sportsbooks were busy during July – the first full month of legal sports betting in the state following a United States Supreme Court decision in May that opened the door for states to regulate their own markets. It...
Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars
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Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars

August 13th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Pennsylvania poker players soon won’t have to leave the couch to play a hand thanks to a partnership between Mount Airy Casino Resort and The Stars Group. The Stars Group, which owns PokerStars, will team up with the...