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2016 Poker Hall Of Fame Debate Heats Up As Pros Clash Over Nominees
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2016 Poker Hall Of Fame Debate Heats Up As Pros Clash Over Nominees

September 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Poker Hall of Fame vote is just weeks away, but the great and the good of poker’s Twitterati are already sharpening their knives over the nominees, it seems. Many top pros, including some who have been nominated or...
Poker Games at Wyoming Senior Home Lead to Deadly Shooting
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Poker Games at Wyoming Senior Home Lead to Deadly Shooting

September 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Authorities say poker games caused a deadly shooting at a Wyoming senior living facility. The alleged murderer, a 77-year old resident at the facility had, according to police, become irritated by poker games being played in a...
Sheldon Adelson Challenged to a $2 Million Poker Match
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Sheldon Adelson Challenged to a $2 Million Poker Match

September 14th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Sheldon Adelson has long claimed that online poker is nothing more than gambling and a threat to children, but Brian Rast begs to differ and he’s got $2 million to prove it. Adelson’s efforts to have online poker...
Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?
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Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?

September 12th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The annual Poker Hall of Fame has just announced its list of finalists and this year the UK’s Dave Ulliott looks to be one of the early betting favorites. Following public nominations and an internal vetting process, the...
Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?
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Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?

September 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya’s former CEO David Baazov may have been receiving financial rewards in return for passing on sensitive company information to his friends, family and traders. The allegations made by the L’Autorite des marches...
Delaware Online Poker And iGaming Show Strong Growth Streaks In July
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Delaware Online Poker And iGaming Show Strong Growth Streaks In July

September 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Delaware online poker continued strong growth in July and even managed to post record profits for the month. Summer is often a time when online bettors step out into the sunlight and do something else with their spare time. This...
Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000
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Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000

September 5th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Ted Forrest, a six-time WSOP bracelet winner, has been accused of trying to defraud the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas by using checks he wasn’t able to cash. According to a criminal complaint filed with the Las Vegas Justice...
Phil Galfond to Shake Up Industry with New Poker Site
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Phil Galfond to Shake Up Industry with New Poker Site

September 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond is preparing to launch his own online poker site and he wants it to be a platform that’s by players and for players. With more than $10 million in online cash game earnings, $2.3 million in live earnings and a...
2017 Aussie Millions to Become Standalone Event
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2017 Aussie Millions to Become Standalone Event

August 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Aussie Millions, one of the most prestigious poker festivals on the calendar, is returning to its roots and becoming a standalone event. Since launching in 1998, the Crown Casino’s Aussie Millions has not only be a...
Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars
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Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars

August 29th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Gus Hansen is back on the online poker scene despite being more than $21 million in the hole. At one point in time Hansen was one of the most active high stakes poker players in the world. Often engaging in marathon sessions on...