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2016 WSOP Broke All Sorts of Records
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2016 WSOP Broke All Sorts of Records

July 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 WSOP concluded last week, sans the Main Event final table in October. By all accounts, the 47th annual summer series was a rousing success. Never before has the series had more entrants over the course of the summer than...
Mike Pence Supports Sheldon Adelson’s Online Poker Ban
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Mike Pence Supports Sheldon Adelson’s Online Poker Ban

July 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Mike Pence agrees with Sheldon Adelson that online poker has no place in American culture. But Donald Trump doesn’t appear to have anti-Internet poker attached to his platform. Pence is Trump’s running mate heading into the...
Daniel Negreanu Faces Backlash from Donald Trump Supporters During Democratic National Convention
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Daniel Negreanu Faces Backlash from Donald Trump Supporters During Democratic National Convention

July 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Love him or hate him, Daniel Negreanu isn’t afraid to speak his mind. The poker sensation recently became an American citizen. Part of what made him so excited to gain citizenship was the ability to vote against Donald Trump in...
Could 888 and William Hill Engage in Second Round of Merger Talks
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Could 888 and William Hill Engage in Second Round of Merger Talks

July 27th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
888 and William Hill could be set to merge if the latter decides the deal is sweet enough to advance its position in the iGaming market. By the close of 2015 one of the stories of the year was the mergers between some of the...
PokerStars International Cash Game Traffic Down, New Jersey Posts Solid First Quarter
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PokerStars International Cash Game Traffic Down, New Jersey Posts Solid First Quarter

July 25th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars, the world’s most popular online poker site, has seen its global cash game traffic decline but the New Jersey client posted a solid first quarter. It’s been an interesting few months for PokerStars. The company...
Wisconsin Expanded Gambling On the Agenda for Upcoming Town Hall
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Wisconsin Expanded Gambling On the Agenda for Upcoming Town Hall

July 23rd, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Expanded gambling in Wisconsin has been a topic of discussion among lawmakers and citizens in the Badger State recently. Those who oppose the potential change are taking to a Town Hall conference to stop additional casinos from...
Poker Auction Offers Hollywood Home Game Entry for Leonardo DiCaprio Charity Gala
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Poker Auction Offers Hollywood Home Game Entry for Leonardo DiCaprio Charity Gala

July 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The poker auction to end all poker auctions has been held in St. Tropez, France, this week. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, set up by the Hollywood A-lister, hosted another celebrity bash in order to raise millions for...
2016 WSOP Top Performers: Mercier and Bonomo Shine
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2016 WSOP Top Performers: Mercier and Bonomo Shine

July 21st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
We are now down to just the Main Event final table before closing the doors on the 2016 WSOP. The series had many great and not-so great performances. Big name pros such as Jason Mercier, Justin Bonomo, and even Chris “Jesus”...
A Look at the 2016 WSOP:  Mercier Dominated, Hellmuth Didn’t, Bad Boys Showed Up
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A Look at the 2016 WSOP: Mercier Dominated, Hellmuth Didn’t, Bad Boys Showed Up

July 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
As it does every year, the 2016 World Series of Poker seems to have come and gone in the blink of an eye. The biggest poker tournament in the world had plenty of drama, scandal, victories, and disappointments. Let’s take a look...
October Nine is Set for 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table  
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October Nine is Set for 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table  

July 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The October Nine might not ring a bell, but the presidential election has bumped this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event final table playdown back a week, thus the name change. And as of the wee hours of Tuesday...