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English Poker Pro Charlie Carrel Becomes TV Star in UK Documentary
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English Poker Pro Charlie Carrel Becomes TV Star in UK Documentary

April 3rd, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
English poker pro Charlie Carrel has done his bit to give the game some more exposure by appearing in a TV show about his life. Titled “How’d You Get So Rich” and set to air on the UK’s Channel 4 on April...
PokerStars’ SCOOP is Back with $55 Million Up For Grabs
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PokerStars’ SCOOP is Back with $55 Million Up For Grabs

March 31st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ annual Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has just been announced and this year there are some interesting changes to the schedule. As ever, the online tournament series will feature buy-ins at three...
WSOPE High Roller for One Drop Packed with Stars Months in Advance
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WSOPE High Roller for One Drop Packed with Stars Months in Advance

March 29th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
This year’s World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) looks set to be another glitzy affair thanks to a burgeoning list of players already registered for this year’s One Drop charity event. As part of the WSOP’s...
Commerce Casino Bans Cell Phones and Shades in New
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Commerce Casino Bans Cell Phones and Shades in New

March 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles is planning to make live poker “fun” with a new tournament it’s called “the social experiment.” Under the guidance of tournament director Matt Savage, the Commerce...
WPT500 Los Angeles Poker Tour Stop Announced
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WPT500 Los Angeles Poker Tour Stop Announced

March 24th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour has just announced a new stop and it will be a favorite among many of the poker pros on tour. From May 21-31, The Gardens in Hawaiian Gardens, California will play host to the $565 buy-in, $1 million...
World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes
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World Poker Tour Cancels Korea National Event Because of Air Strikes

March 15th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s (WPT) planned trip to South Korea has been cancelled at the last minute due to airline strikes and growing political unrest in the area. Cancelling a tournament just days before the scheduled start...
Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards
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Jason Mercier Does the Double at GPI American Poker Awards

February 24th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The third annual Global Poker Index (GPI) American Poker Awards recently named its class of 2017 and leading the way with two awards was Jason Mercier. As part of the GPI’s ongoing mission to recognize talent and turn poker...
Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl
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Organizers Adjust Player Cap in $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl

February 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
After an unexpected amount of interest, the Aria Super High Roller Bowl will now welcome 56 of the richest players in the game. Running the event in conjunction with broadcaster Poker Central, the Aria had initially planned to...
Change of Style Brings Shutters Down on the Monte Carlo Casino’s Vegas Poker Room
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Change of Style Brings Shutters Down on the Monte Carlo Casino’s Vegas Poker Room

February 10th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
The Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas will be closing the doors to its poker room on April 25th. As part of MGM Resorts International’s plans to rebrand and restructure the Monte Carlo into two new hotels, Park MGM and The...
Michael Phelps Beaten By Wife in $1 Million Charity Poker Event
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Michael Phelps Beaten By Wife in $1 Million Charity Poker Event

February 6th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Michael Phelps might be the best poker playing swimmer in the world, but he’s not quite as good as his wife Nicole it seems. With the Super Bowl presenting the perfect opportunity for celebrities, business owners and poker...