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PokerStars Refunds Players after Terms of Service Spin
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PokerStars Refunds Players after Terms of Service Spin

May 8th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Dozens of PokerStars Spin & Go players received a batch of unexpected refunds recently following what’s been described as a “violation” of the site’s Terms of Service. Rumblings of an issue involving...
Fabian Quoss Wins EPT Grand Final’s Second Super High Roller
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Fabian Quoss Wins EPT Grand Final’s Second Super High Roller

May 3rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final’s €50,000 ($57,600) Super High Roller came down to an all-German finale on Monday thanks to Fabian Quoss and Ole Schemion. The two high stakes pros are no strangers to tournaments...
Farid Yachou Parlays World Poker Tour Win into TOC Title
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Farid Yachou Parlays World Poker Tour Win into TOC Title

April 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s first ever Tournament of Champions came to a conclusion on Sunday and when the confetti had fallen it was Farid Yachou standing alone as the winner. Despite some mixed reactions to the inaugural...
Global Poker League Lands Major Media Deal in China
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Global Poker League Lands Major Media Deal in China

April 24th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League (GPL) will soon be exposed to more than 40 million Chinese sports fans thanks to a recent deal with Sina Sports. Currently ranked as the leading online sports platform in China, Sina Sports boasts a daily...
Chino Rheem Wins Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale
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Chino Rheem Wins Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale

April 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Chino Rheem won his third WPT title on Thursday night, joining a select group of just three other players who have achieved this milestone. Rheem defeated Aditya Prasetyo heads-up at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale...
NFL’s Sammy Watkins Chooses Poker Over Training
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NFL’s Sammy Watkins Chooses Poker Over Training

April 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
NFL star Sammy Watkins chose poker over training earlier this week but it’s unlikely he’ll face any disciplinary from the Buffalo Bills. Watkins, who plays as a wide receiver, has been with the Bills since 2014 after...
PokerStars New Jersey Announces “Run It Up” Live Event as Marketing Push Continues
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PokerStars New Jersey Announces “Run It Up” Live Event as Marketing Push Continues

April 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
It took PokerStars New Jersey less than two weeks in operation to overtake the WSOP/888 and Party Borgata online card rooms in the Garden State, and the Amaya-owned property is only getting started with its marketing campaign to...
World Poker Tour Deal with Adda52 to Improve Poker in India
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World Poker Tour Deal with Adda52 to Improve Poker in India

April 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced a multi-year deal with the largest poker website in India, Adda52.com. The site, which offers online poker games legally certified by iTech Labs, will become an official partner of the WPT...
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...