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Phil Hellmuth to Pay for Player’s WSOP Entry Following Four-Letter Tirade
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Phil Hellmuth to Pay for Player’s WSOP Entry Following Four-Letter Tirade

July 9th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Hellmuth has caused uproar at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) after a four-letter tirade crossed the line of etiquette during the $10,000 Main Event. The incident in question took place late on Day 2C and played out live on...
WSOP Main Event Field Swells to Near Record Proportions
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WSOP Main Event Field Swells to Near Record Proportions

July 8th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event has enjoyed an impressive upswing this year as the final field surpassed 7,800 players for the first time since 2006. Following three starting flights inside the Rio All-Suite...
Could Chris Moneymaker Earn a Place in the 2018 WSOP Hall of Fame?
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Could Chris Moneymaker Earn a Place in the 2018 WSOP Hall of Fame?

July 4th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Hall of Fame nominees for 2018 have been announced and this year the man who sparked the poker boom could be one of the inductees. Following an opening voting process in June, ten players and...
Phil Galfond and Bellande Come Out on Top During Latest WSOP Results
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Phil Galfond and Bellande Come Out on Top During Latest WSOP Results

July 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might be racing towards its conclusion but the list of big-name winners continues to grow.   Following another round of action inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Phil...
‘Players’ Dropped from Poker Alliance, Organization Will Keep Pushing for Regulatory Reforms
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‘Players’ Dropped from Poker Alliance, Organization Will Keep Pushing for Regulatory Reforms

June 29th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The Poker Alliance, version 2.0 of the organization formerly known as the Poker Players Alliance (PPA),  is recalibrating its focus to promote states’ right and consumer protection. Making the announcement on June 27, the...
Hope for US Online Poker as Rep. Barton Eyes Up Racing Integrity Bill
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Hope for US Online Poker as Rep. Barton Eyes Up Racing Integrity Bill

June 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
US online poker players have been given a beacon of hope courtesy of Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) and the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). According a June 22 report by...
PokerStars Celebrates Trio Series Success as Liquidity Sharing Proves Popular
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PokerStars Celebrates Trio Series Success as Liquidity Sharing Proves Popular

June 25th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Shared liquidity in Europe as helped PokerStars giveaway more than $7 million during its latest online tournament series. Following regulatory approval from the Portuguese authorities in May, PokerStars announced the launch of a...
2018 WSOP Round-Up: The Series Becomes a Family Affair
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2018 WSOP Round-Up: The Series Becomes a Family Affair

June 22nd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
As it always does, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) has produced some intriguing headlines, including the first ever mother-son bracelet combo and a big win for Michael Mizrachi. Success is in the Genes After introducing the...
Doug Polk’s YouTube Career Takes a Comical Turn
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Doug Polk’s YouTube Career Takes a Comical Turn

June 20th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
From poker to comedy, Doug Polk is now trying to achieve success in another field with the launch of a new YouTube channel. The high stakes player has long been known for his outspoken attitude and now it seems his putting his...
Rocker Steve Albini Hits the High Notes with WSOP Win
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Rocker Steve Albini Hits the High Notes with WSOP Win

June 18th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Guitarist Steve Albini has struck a chord at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) after winning the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event. Despite being better known for his music career during which he’s played in bands and produced albums...