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Irish Poker Open Schedule 2015 Released by Paddy Power
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Irish Poker Open Schedule 2015 Released by Paddy Power

December 5th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The world-famous Irish Poker Open will pick up where it left off in 2014 and host yet another festival in Dublin next April. Known for being one of the liveliest poker events of the year, the Irish Poker Open 2015 is expected...
PokerStars Begins Play Money World Cup of Poker
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PokerStars Begins Play Money World Cup of Poker

November 26th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The PokerStars World Cup of Poker (WCP) is being held in a play money format this year, eliminating the live final and any cash prizes. The move may be a result of the delays in Amaya Gaming’s efforts to bring PokerStars to...
Rafa Nadal Sweeps Ronaldo in Celebrity PokerStars Duel
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Rafa Nadal Sweeps Ronaldo in Celebrity PokerStars Duel

November 20th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Rafa Nadal and Ronaldo (the elder), those titans of clay and turf, clashed across the felt this week at the Hippodrome Casino in London, for a celebrity heads-up showdown organized by PokerStars. Dubbed the “The Duel” by the...
Norway’s Felix Stephensen Will Pay 50 Percent in Tax on WSOP Winnings
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Norway’s Felix Stephensen Will Pay 50 Percent in Tax on WSOP Winnings

November 18th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Felix Stephensen might still be celebrating his second place finish at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event this month, but it’s likely that his home nation of Norway is celebrating just as much. Part of that is due...
Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament
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Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament

November 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Jose Canseco might be a good poker player, or he may be a total fish; we’re not really sure. But one thing is certain: you’ll never want to lose a hand in the same way he has. Canseco told the world that he lost a...
Mark Newhouse Makes His Peace with Back-to-Back WSOP Ninth Place Finishes
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Mark Newhouse Makes His Peace with Back-to-Back WSOP Ninth Place Finishes

November 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Pity poor Mark Newhouse: not once, but twice, he’s gotten so close but yet so far to winning the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, only to be pushed out in ninth place both times. To be honest, finishing ninth would...
Martin Jacobson, WSOP Champion 2014: He’s No Chris Moneymaker
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Martin Jacobson, WSOP Champion 2014: He’s No Chris Moneymaker

November 12th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Martin Jacobson of Sweden didn’t wear sunglasses or a hoody at any point during this year’s 2014 World Series of PokerMain Event. Instead, Martin preferred to make direct eye contact, seemingly peering into the souls...
Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event
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Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event

November 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Martin Jacobson of Sweden built a commanding chip lead before putting away Norway’s Felix Stephensen to win the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event title. Jacobson, who became the first-ever Swede to win poker’s...
Jorryt van Hoof Leads WSOP Main Event With Three Players Remaining
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Jorryt van Hoof Leads WSOP Main Event With Three Players Remaining

November 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
This year’s World Series of Poker Main Event final table hasn’t been a fast-paced affair so far, with hours of play separating eliminations at times on the first night of play. However, there’s been no shortage...
Partypoker Pokerfest Events Plagued by Connection Issues
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Partypoker Pokerfest Events Plagued by Connection Issues

October 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Two events in partypoker’s Pokerfest were cancelled on Sunday, as connectivity issues forced the company to eliminate some of the biggest events on the day’s schedule. Players had noticed issues on the site throughout...