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Tiger Woods’ Poker Charity Event Returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 29, Phil Hellmuth to Host Once Again
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Tiger Woods’ Poker Charity Event Returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 29, Phil Hellmuth to Host Once Again

April 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Tiger Woods is back at it. No, not golf, but raising money for his charity, the Tiger Woods Foundation. Now in its 20th year, Tiger’s non-profit organization promotes community-based programs that allow children to prosper...
Global Poker League Lands “Breaking Bad” Star Aaron Paul, Actor Joins Maria Ho’s LA Sunset
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Global Poker League Lands “Breaking Bad” Star Aaron Paul, Actor Joins Maria Ho’s LA Sunset

April 13th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League’s (GPL) objective is to grow interest in poker and transition the sport into an easily digestible format. Visionary Alexandre Dreyfus said the goal was to “sportify” the card game, but...
Doug Polk Breaks Poker Record Live on Twitch
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Doug Polk Breaks Poker Record Live on Twitch

April 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Doug Polk, the high stakes cash game specialist, has proved his MTT mettle by winning PokerStars’ recent Kilimanjaro event for $162,951. Despite PokerStars’ Mountain Series generating less interest than its flagship...
Amaya Agrees To New Casino Deal for PokerStars
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Amaya Agrees To New Casino Deal for PokerStars

April 11th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya will be adding to its range of games on PokerStars and Full Tilt, but it won’t be on the poker side of its platforms. Continuing the recent trend of bolstering its non-poker options, specifically sports betting and...
Duhamel Signs for Lotto-Quebec
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Duhamel Signs for Lotto-Quebec

April 10th, 2016 | by Angela Burke
Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion, and Canada’s only, has signed a sponsorship deal with Société des casinos du Québec (SCQ), a subsidiary of Lotto-Quebec. Duhamel, himself a Francophone native of Quebec,...
Premiership Soccer Pros Blame Poker for Poor Performances
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Premiership Soccer Pros Blame Poker for Poor Performances

April 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Premiership soccer players are struggling to perform on the pitch because of poker games before a match; that’s according to Graeme Law of the University of Chester. Speaking at the British Sociological Association’s...
Global Online Poker Traffic Drops, Diversification Becomes Key
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Global Online Poker Traffic Drops, Diversification Becomes Key

April 8th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
The global online poker industry is on a downswing, and it doesn’t look like things will be changing any time soon. At least that’s the general consensus after PokerScout released its 2016 Q1 traffic report. Keeping...
New York Poker Pro Allegedly Headed a $3.5 Million Illegal Gambling Ring
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New York Poker Pro Allegedly Headed a $3.5 Million Illegal Gambling Ring

April 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
New York poker pro Jay Sharon has been accused of heading an illegal sports betting ring that banked more than $3.5 million annually. Despite competing on the tournament circuit since 2012 and notching up $214,258 in career...
Amaya Loosely Linked to Panama Papers and British Virgin Islands Company
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Amaya Loosely Linked to Panama Papers and British Virgin Islands Company

April 6th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya is one of numerous online gambling enterprises being potentially linked to suspicious companies based offshore in safe tax havens spread across the Caribbean. The so-called Panama Papers can trace at least one business in...
WSOP Global Casino Championship Scheduled for August 9-11, ESPN to Broadcast Final Day
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WSOP Global Casino Championship Scheduled for August 9-11, ESPN to Broadcast Final Day

April 5th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The WSOP Global Casino Championship (GCC) is replacing the World Series of Poker National Championship, though aside from a name change and slight rebranding, the event will closely mimic its predecessor. Hosted once again by...