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Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant
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Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant

September 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Short Deck Hold’em is starting to make its mark in the online arena, three years after it became the go-to game for high stakes players in Macau. Set to go live on the Winning Poker Network (WPN) on September 10, the Texas...
WSOP Circuit Series Goes Online on September 18
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WSOP Circuit Series Goes Online on September 18

September 7th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is readying for the next stage of its online tournament venture, three years after hosting its first virtual bracelet event. Set to take place on WSOP.com between September 18 and September 30,...
Online Qualifier Banks $1.2 Million After Winning Record-Breaking EPT
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Online Qualifier Banks $1.2 Million After Winning Record-Breaking EPT

September 3rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The largest ever European Poker Tour (EPT) main event has concluded thanks to an online qualifier called Piotr Nurzynski. Winning his way into the €5,300/$6,150 EPT Barcelona main event for just €250/$290, Nurzynski not only...
Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio
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Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio

August 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Rumors that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to move from its current home inside the Rio have resurfaced thanks to Las Vegas blog, Vital Vegas. Posted on site’s Twitter account, the news story that Caesars Entertainment...
Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills
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Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills

August 26th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Doug Polk has finally completed his $100 to $10,000 bankroll challenge, two years after starting his microstakes journey. Despite playing some of the highest stakes games around, Polk committed to showing his social media...
Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later
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Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later

August 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Credit Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs with the slow roll of the year so far. The British tax authority told Adam Lulat that he must repay all £68,930 ($95,404) he took home after winning the Main Event of the second leg...
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event
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Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event

August 2nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin formed an unlikely alliance recently as they all featured in the first annual If Only charity poker tournament. Taking place inside the Forum in LA, the event was designed to raise money...
Kevin Hart Gives Antonio Esfandiari 35:1 Odds on Boxing Match Bet
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Kevin Hart Gives Antonio Esfandiari 35:1 Odds on Boxing Match Bet

July 30th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Comedian Kevin Hart and poker pro Antonio Esfandiari are set to clash in a boxing match sometime next year with latter receiving odds of 35:1. Talking to celebrity gossip site TMZ Sports, Antonio confirmed that he and Hart were...
Neymar Jr Rolls Away from the World Cup on to a BSOP Final Table
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Neymar Jr Rolls Away from the World Cup on to a BSOP Final Table

July 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr has rebounded from his team’s unexpected World Cup exit by making the final table of a PokerStars high roller event. The noted poker enthusiast and former PokerStars ambassador was one of the...
WSOP Breaks Multiple Records as 2018 Stats are Revealed
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WSOP Breaks Multiple Records as 2018 Stats are Revealed

July 26th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The numbers are in and this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a record-breaker in more ways than one. As the last of the tables were cleared from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino’s conference rooms on July 17, the...