Poker

PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes
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PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes

December 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The PokerStars strike is underway, the three-day boycott scheduled to last from today, December 1, through Wednesday. Championed by poker pro Dani Stern, the sit-out is in response to the changes to PokerStars’ rewards...
Phil Ivey Gets Chance to Overturn Crockfords Ruling
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Phil Ivey Gets Chance to Overturn Crockfords Ruling

November 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey, the master poker player and high stakes gambler, has been given another shot at £7.8 million ($11.7 million) in cash thanks to a London judge. Despite being case that stretches back to August 2012, Ivey could still...
California Online Poker Garners Additional Support as New Year Approaches
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California Online Poker Garners Additional Support as New Year Approaches

November 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
California online poker appears positioned to once again be an important topic of discussion in Sacramento when the legislature reconvenes on January 4, 2016. Both the state senate and assembly have been on recess since the end...
New Technology Can Read Your Poker Face
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New Technology Can Read Your Poker Face

November 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Fans of live poker may soon be able to get a better read on their opponents thanks to the development of advanced facial recognition computer program. According to recent reports, Xiaobai Li and his team at the University of Oulu...
Former Teacher Charged with Charity Poker Fraud
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Former Teacher Charged with Charity Poker Fraud

November 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
A former high school teacher from the Kearsley School District, Michigan, has been arrested on suspicion of stealing money raised through a series of charity poker tournaments. Timothy Phipps from Flint appeared in court on...
Holidays and Poker: Family or a Card Game?
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Holidays and Poker: Family or a Card Game?

November 26th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The holidays are upon us. For poker players, that means a time to get away from the card room and spend some quality time with the ones you love, the ones that love you, and the ones you tolerate once a year. Or does it?...
Poker Players Alliance Steps Up Lobbying Efforts in Pennsylvania
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Poker Players Alliance Steps Up Lobbying Efforts in Pennsylvania

November 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is rallying the troops in Pennsylvania after lawmakers in the House Gaming Oversight Committee voted in favor of moving State Rep. John Payne’s (R-District 106) online poker bill to the...
Oklahoma Poker Home Game Shooting Leaves One Man Deceased in Modern-Day “Dead Man’s Hand” Scene
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Oklahoma Poker Home Game Shooting Leaves One Man Deceased in Modern-Day “Dead Man’s Hand” Scene

November 24th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
An Oklahoma poker home game shooting terrified neighbors in the tiny town of fewer than 5,000 residents over the weekend. The small town of Sulphur in the Sooner State is eponymously named for its sulpher springs, for which it...
Alex Jacob Uses Poker Skills to Become Jeopardy Legend in Tournament of Champions
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Alex Jacob Uses Poker Skills to Become Jeopardy Legend in Tournament of Champions

November 23rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Alex Jacob, the former poker player turned trader, has just become the 2015 Jeopardy Champion of Champions. Following a successful run in the show in April, Jacob was invited back to compete in the Tournament of Champions last...
Goodfellas’ Paul Sorvino Stars in New Poker Movie Cold Deck, Indie Film Now Seeking a Buyer
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Goodfellas’ Paul Sorvino Stars in New Poker Movie Cold Deck, Indie Film Now Seeking a Buyer

November 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
A “cold deck” in poker means one in which you are about to be played by the illusion of success followed by a guarantee of pre-fab failure (unbeknownst to the victim, of course) from a hustler, where no matter what...