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PokerStars Floating Tentative SCOOP Schedule On Two Plus Two
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PokerStars Floating Tentative SCOOP Schedule On Two Plus Two

March 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is one of the most important tournament series on the online poker schedule. That means that players are always anxiously awaiting to see what new wrinkles will appear on...
Adelson Camp A No-Show at CPAC For Debate On Online Poker Ban
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Adelson Camp A No-Show at CPAC For Debate On Online Poker Ban

March 2nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker supporters believe they have all of the facts on their side when it comes to opposing an Internet gambling ban that has been proposed in Congress. That said, they’ve shown a willingness to debate the issue with...
Could Playerpool Sharing be a Step Closer in France?
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Could Playerpool Sharing be a Step Closer in France?

February 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
An effort to implement playerpool sharing between the French online poker community and the rest of Europe may have taken another step forward this week. Although news of bill signed by 22 Deputies in the French parliament has...
Controversy Over PokerTube Divides Poker Community
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Controversy Over PokerTube Divides Poker Community

February 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerTube is a pretty straightforward website: it offers videos collected from around the Internet related to poker on one site, from tournament coverage to strategic discussions. It’s certainly a resource that many players...
Doyle Brunson Keeps Smiling Despite Impending Operation
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Doyle Brunson Keeps Smiling Despite Impending Operation

February 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Godfather of Poker, Doyle Brunson, will undergo major surgery in the coming weeks after doctors discovered a melanoma growing on his head. The melanoma is Brunson’s third and, despite informing the community in a...
Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op
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Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op

January 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua, the multimillionaire businessman and high-stakes poker player currently embroiled in an illegal sports betting case out of Las Vegas, was reportedly already charged with similar offenses in Malaysia 11 years ago....
Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal
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Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal

January 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Andy Beal was once one of the biggest names in the world of poker. About a decade ago, Beal played a series of incredibly high-stakes poker matches heads up against many of the world’s top players in the dominant form of poker...
Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind
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Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind

January 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Mississippi Grind, a new poker-themed movie starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, will debut at the Sundance Film Festival next week. The latest cinematic offering focusing on the world of poker will receive its maiden...
Global Poker Index Announces Finalized Rosters for Masters Event
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Global Poker Index Announces Finalized Rosters for Masters Event

January 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker Index (GPI) has been a point of interest ever since it was first created in conjunction with the Epic Poker League (remember that?). After the league folded, the ranking system remained, and it has been one of...
Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors
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Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors

January 23rd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Amaya Gaming Group announced today it has selected former Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis as an advisor to its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Montreal, Amaya CEO David Baazov says of the appointment,...