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WSOP 2017 just 2 weeks away, November Nine Scrapped & POY Award Gets Revamp

18/05/2017 3:38am
Categories: News

wsop 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker is less than two weeks away and, as is usual this time of year, we’re beginning to learn about upcoming changes to the event. 

This year the WSOP has announced a couple of significant changes, including a revamped clock rule and two important changes to the WSOP Main Event.

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Juanda Crosses $20m Mark, Negreanu Plans $1m Summer

11/05/2017 7:57am
Categories: News

John Juanda 2017

John Juanda has a poker resume that would make the majority of poker players jealous. 

Now he’s earned another accolade after becoming just the 11th player in poker history to win $20 million in live tournaments. 

Meanwhile, Daniel Negreanu plans to invest $1 million this summer in efforts to win WSOP Player of the Year and solidify his place atop Poker's All-Time Money List. 

Finally, Calvin "cal42688" Anderson won SCOOP #13H for his record-extending 8th SCOOP title.

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Kenney & Mateos Score in Monaco, Brunson & Pescatori Buy Roma Deli

04/05/2017 4:27am
Categories: News

Pokerstars montecarlo casino 2017

The PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo, Monaco, is quickly marching towards conclusion but two big names have already scored big in High Roller events during the series. 

Bryn Kenney has earned the largest single event score of his poker career at the series while Adrian Mateos held off Erik Seidel and Fedor Holz for his largest payday since 2013. 

Finally, Max Pescatori and Todd Brunson have decided to diversify their portfolios and are trying their hands at running a restaurant. 

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California Online Poker Dead for 2017, Kenney Continues Tear

28/04/2017 5:02am
Categories: News, Poker Politics

California USA

Not that we're surprised, but California lawmakers have officially declared "Game Over" for online poker regulation in 2017. 

Meanwhile, Brian Rast and Jake Schindler dominated at the recent Aria High Roller Weekend and Bryn Kenney continues to run hot in 2017.

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World Poker Tour Beijing Winner | Alaei & Lamb at the Bellagio | Pokerstars Omaha Spin & Gos

21/04/2017 8:00am
Categories: News

WPT Beijing

The World Poker Tour finished its first event of Season 16 with its first-ever stop in Beijing, China. 

Meanwhile, the Bellagio held a pair of $25k Mixed Game High Roller events and Daniel Negreanu managed to make it heads-up in both. 

Finally, if you love to play Spin & Go tournaments on PokerStars, get ready for even more action. The site has now added Omaha poker to its Spin & Go offerings.

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Absolute Poker Repayment Begins, Johnny Lodden Joins partypoker

13/04/2017 7:56am
Categories: News

Absolute Poker refund

Nearly 6 years after Black Friday effectively wiped out online poker in America, the process has begun for former AP and UB players to recoup their lost bankrolls. 

Meanwhile, Daniel Weinman won the WPT Season XV Tournament of Champions after defeating Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi heads-up. 

And finally, Norwegian poker legend Johnny Lodden is now an official ambassador for partypoker.

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Mercier Keeps Crushing, Sinishtaj Upsets Colman at WPT Seminole Hard Rock

05/04/2017 8:40am
Categories: News, Poker Tournaments

Jason Mercier WSOP

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is in full swing in Tampa, Florida and two of the biggest events just concluded. 

Jason Mercier continued his sick run over the last year by winning the $25k High Roller for $794k. 

Meanwhile, Tony Sinishtaj won the WPT SHRPO Main Event for his first-ever WPT cash and first major poker title.

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Mercier a Dad, One Drop a Hit, SCOOP Schedule Released

03/04/2017 3:09am
Categories: News

Mercier a Dad, One Drop a Hit, SCOOP Schedule Released

scoop 2017 

Jason Mercier continues his sick life heater as he's now a father-to-be. 

Meanwhile, the One Drop High Roller at the 2017 WSOP Europe has already hit 50 deposits, meaning players will need to hurry in order to avoid being shut out. 

Finally, those of you waiting for the schedule for the 2017 PokerStars SCOOP need wait no longer. 

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Hall Wallops Dentale in Grudge Match, Doomsday Arrives in Australia

27/03/2017 8:00am
Categories: News

cate hall grudge

The grudge match known as #MikeAndCatePlusHate played out on Sunday but provided a lackluster result poker wise. 

Meanwhile, Tom Dwan has finally notched a live cash for the first time in three years. 

Finally, if you're in Australia, you have our sympathies as online poker is now illegal in your country.

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Sam Panzica Wins $1.3m Bay 101, Molly’s Game in Post-Production, Bilzerian an Idiot

14/03/2017 9:00am
Categories: News

Dan Bilzerian playboy

24-year-old Sam Panzica has won his second World Poker Tour title of the season after taking down the Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event for $1.3 million. 

Molly's Game, the Aaron Sorkin driven movie about Molly Bloom’s high-stakes underground Hollywood poker games, is now in post-production and will likely be released in late 2017. 

Meanwhile, Dan Bilzerian made waves after claiming that women in general, cannot play poker.

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