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Global Poker League Finale to Light Up Iconic Wembley Venue
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Global Poker League Finale to Light Up Iconic Wembley Venue

April 3rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker League (GPL) is set to get underway on April 5 and after 19 weeks of action the inaugural tournament series will conclude with a finale inside London’s SSE Arena, Wembley. Announcing the latest details of...
Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade
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Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade

April 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Joe McKeehen, the 2015 WSOP Main Event champion, isn’t happy with the WSOP or the poker media over the decision to alter the start time of many events this summer. Despite having 7.6 million reasons to be happy (he won $...
2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps
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2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps

February 24th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule is out, and this year, there are some good and some not-so-good tweaks to the overall format. Boasting a total of 69 events, the 2016 WSOP will be bigger and better than ever, but...
2016 World Series of Poker to Allow Team Play
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2016 World Series of Poker to Allow Team Play

February 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) will be testing out the notion that poker is a sport this summer when it introduces the concept of team play to the festival. Announced earlier this week on the RMC Poker Show by WSOP...
WPT Season XIV FSN Shows to Start in February
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WPT Season XIV FSN Shows to Start in February

February 13th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The latest flow of action from the World Poker Tour (WPT) will find its way on to the FOX Sports Networks (FSN) later this month when footage from the Choctaw stop is shown in the US. Although Season XIV is still in full swing...
Joe Reddick Learned Game While Serving Time for Drug Trafficking
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Joe Reddick Learned Game While Serving Time for Drug Trafficking

February 8th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The WPT Borgata Winter Open has a new millionaire event winner, but this one has a unique story to tell when it comes to how he learned to play poker. Ex-con Joe Reddick says he mastered the subtleties of poker while doing time...
Paul Phua Deemed Bad for Sports Integrity As Crown Casino Flies Him in During Aussie Millions
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Paul Phua Deemed Bad for Sports Integrity As Crown Casino Flies Him in During Aussie Millions

February 3rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua, the Malaysian poker pro and bookmaker who dominated the legal headlines throughout much of 2015, is in hot water again, this time for arriving via private jet to the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia during the...
No Bot in PokerStars TCOOP Event,  But Hour-Long Silence Remains a Mystery
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No Bot in PokerStars TCOOP Event,  But Hour-Long Silence Remains a Mystery

January 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Following speculation that a bot made the final table of the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) Event #8, PokerStars says it has found no evidence of improper conduct. The story hit the headlines earlier this week after a...
PokerStars Goes Live on Amazon Fire TV as Social Media Expansion Continues
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PokerStars Goes Live on Amazon Fire TV as Social Media Expansion Continues

January 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ free-to-play poker game, Jackpot Poker, is now available for Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV stick users. The game, which just launched on Facebook last month, is based on Spin & Go games. But instead of...
PokerStars Unveils New Apple TV App Ahead of New Jersey Entry
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PokerStars Unveils New Apple TV App Ahead of New Jersey Entry

January 8th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars American homecoming is scheduled to take place in the first six months of 2016, when the world’s most active Internet poker room returns to the United States by way of New Jersey. Amaya, the platform’s...