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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...
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class
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Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class

October 23rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the inductees for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame, making the two men the 47th and 48th members of the exclusive club. They will be officially inducted into the...
PokerStars Responds to Spin & Go Tournament Complaints
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PokerStars Responds to Spin & Go Tournament Complaints

October 22nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars Spin & Go tournaments, a sit-and-go tournament format that uses lottery elements that have previously appeared on other poker sites, have quickly proven popular among poker players. But some players are crying...
Scott Davies Captures WSOP APAC Main Event Title
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Scott Davies Captures WSOP APAC Main Event Title

October 21st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Scott Davies won the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) Main Event, beating a field of 329 players to win his first WSOP bracelet. Davies won a prize of A$850,136 ($748,000) after defeating England’s Jack Salter...
WSOP Main Event Final Table Odds Set by Bovada
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WSOP Main Event Final Table Odds Set by Bovada

October 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
WSOP Main Event fever is almost upon us once more, with just three weeks to go for the November Nine to reappear in all their gambling glory. With that in mind, online casino site Bovada has released its betting odds for the...
George Danzer Wins Third WSOP Bracelet of 2014
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George Danzer Wins Third WSOP Bracelet of 2014

October 13th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
George Danzer won his third World Series of Poker bracelet of 2014 at the WSOP-Asia-Pacific Poker series, taking down the A$5,000 ($4,385) Eight-Game Mixed tournament in Australia to win A$84,600 ($74,200). The win makes Danzer...