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WSOP Increases Its Global Footprint with Six New Events
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WSOP Increases Its Global Footprint with Six New Events

November 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is living up to its brand name with an international Circuit schedule that now encompasses 13 locations. With the opening tournament at the recent WSOP Circuit event in Brazil welcoming 2,981...
David Baazov is Back with a $6.7 Billion Takeover Bid for Amaya
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David Baazov is Back with a $6.7 Billion Takeover Bid for Amaya

November 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov may be under investigation for potential financial crimes, but that hasn’t stopped him from putting together a $6.7 billion bid for the company. Back in March, Baazov was one of five...
Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat
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Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat

November 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey might have thought his battle with the Borgata was over, but it seems the Atlantic City casino has other ideas. At the end of October, Ivey was given the disappointing news that his lawsuit against the Borgata had been...
Expert Suggests that Donald Trump Might Help US Online Poker
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Expert Suggests that Donald Trump Might Help US Online Poker

November 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Donald Trump is the new president of the United States and the poker community isn’t sure what to make of it. As it is in society as a whole, politics often divides opinion. Throughout the latest presidential campaign,...
Research Shows Internet Gaming Not as Addictive as Gambling
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Research Shows Internet Gaming Not as Addictive as Gambling

November 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Internet gaming isn’t as addictive as gambling, that’s the tentative conclusion from a team of researchers at the University of Oxford. The issue of Internet Gaming Disorder, as defined by the American Psychiatric...
Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords
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Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords

November 4th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey may want to forget his last few weeks in court as he’s seen more than $18 million slip from his grasp. Ivey has been battling London’s Crockfords Casino since 2012, but following a ruling by Lady Justice...
Qui Nguyen Winner of World Series of Poker Main Event 2016, Unconventional Play Keeps Opponents Guessing
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Qui Nguyen Winner of World Series of Poker Main Event 2016, Unconventional Play Keeps Opponents Guessing

November 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Qui Nguyen won his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) career bracelet early in the morning on Wednesday, defeating Gordon Vayo heads-up, for the most coveted title in poker. On the third and final day of play at the 2016 WSOP...
WSOP Main Event Update: Qui Nguyen in Control with Three Players Left
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WSOP Main Event Update: Qui Nguyen in Control with Three Players Left

November 1st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
On Day Two at the WSOP Main Event final table Monday night, Qui Nguyen went from chip leader to overwhelming favorite. With the tournament down to its final three players, the Las Vegas resident is in a commanding position to win...
WSOP Main Event Update: And Then There Were Five
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WSOP Main Event Update: And Then There Were Five

October 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
There are just five players remaining in the 2016 WSOP Main Event. The first evening of the final table on Sunday began with the chip leaders Cliff Josephy and Qui Nguyen in a four-bet pot pre-flop. Nguyen took down the pot and...
Nevada Poker Revenue Up as Tourist Figures Break Records
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Nevada Poker Revenue Up as Tourist Figures Break Records

October 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Nevada poker enjoyed a revival in September, reversing the downswing the state endured in August, 2016. In what’s been a turbulent year for Nevada poker rooms, September saw a reversal of fortune for the Nevada’s live...