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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update:  Large Field in Crazy Eights, Safiya Umerova Scores First Bracelet
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update:  Large Field in Crazy Eights, Safiya Umerova Scores First Bracelet

July 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
At the 2016 World Series of Poker on Friday, it was all about the ladies. A bracelet win by Russia’s Safiya Umerova yesterday made it two poker queens in two days who swept major, large-field events at this year’s...
2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: Deeb and Bicknell Score, Negreanu Takes on Jesus
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: Deeb and Bicknell Score, Negreanu Takes on Jesus

July 1st, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
You can always count on drama at the World Series of Poker, and 2016 has been no exception. Prior to the start of this year’s Series, Howard Lederer issued a public apology that was parlayed on Daniel Negreanu’s...
Hints of a Takeover Emerge from Amaya Private AGM 
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Hints of a Takeover Emerge from Amaya Private AGM 

June 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Amaya board recently met to discuss the future of the company but decided to keep some of the topics discussed under wraps. Although Annual General Meetings (AGMs) aren’t usually something that gets the poker community...
2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update:  Norman Chad Defends Old School Pros, Three Players Win Bracelets
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update:  Norman Chad Defends Old School Pros, Three Players Win Bracelets

June 30th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
ESPN poker broadcaster Norman Chad was paying attention to T.J. Cloutier’s recent run during a 2016 World Series of Poker event. On Wednesday, he took to Twitter to defend Cloutier and other old school legends. Cloutier...
2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update:  Towner and Klein First Firsts, Negreanu and Hellmuth Dig for Gold
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: Towner and Klein First Firsts, Negreanu and Hellmuth Dig for Gold

June 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker hasn’t been kind to bracelet-heavy pros Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu. Two of the game’s most popular stars of all time just can’t seem to get on track, with less than two weeks to go...
PokerStars Puts the Kibosh on Real Money Gaming in Israel
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PokerStars Puts the Kibosh on Real Money Gaming in Israel

June 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars has shuttered its online operations in Israel amid concerns the local authorities are set to target offshore gambling sites. As it stands, there is no legislation that explicitly outlaws online poker in Israel....
2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: Cloutier is Back, Danzer Takes Down #4
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: Cloutier is Back, Danzer Takes Down #4

June 28th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Age certainly isn’t holding anyone back at the 2016 World Series of Poker. Pierre Neuville, the 73-year old Belgian, finished runner-up in Event #10, the $1,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em last week, after final tabling...
2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: McAllister Picks Up a Bracelet, Mercier Still Tops POY 
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2016 World Series of Poker Daily Update: McAllister Picks Up a Bracelet, Mercier Still Tops POY 

June 27th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
The 2016 World Series of Poker is just 12 days away from the start of the Main Event. That means it’s time to begin paying attention to the Player of the Year (POY) standings. Given his amazing run so far this year, including...
2016 World Series of Poker: Koslov Scoops $10K Six-Handed, Vitch Conquers Triple Draw
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2016 World Series of Poker: Koslov Scoops $10K Six-Handed, Vitch Conquers Triple Draw

June 26th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker hasn’t seen many more exciting days than Saturday’s action brought. Event #41, the $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em championship, concluded its two Day Ones with 6,927 players signed up....
Rafel Lebron Knocks Out Main Event Champ Joe McKeehen in $3K Six-Handed Limit
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Rafel Lebron Knocks Out Main Event Champ Joe McKeehen in $3K Six-Handed Limit

June 25th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
It’s a tale of two Lebrons: one super famous, one not so much. But both are winners this week. Last Sunday, NBA superstar LeBron James captured his third world championship. And on Friday, lesser-known poker player Rafael...