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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
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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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WSOP Europe Schedule released, Colman Scores, Hellmuth on Billions

08/03/2017 8:35am
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wsop 2017

The WSOP Europe returns in 2017 and has partnered up with the King's Casino Rozvadov. 

Meanwhile, Dan Colman has won his second High Roller event of 2017 and is approaching $2 million in earnings on the year. 

Finally, the Phil Hellmuth show hit your TV screens once again with a cameo appearance on the hit Showtime show Billions.

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Super High Roller Bowl coming up this summer. Phil Hellmuth at the L.A. Poker Classic.

02/03/2017 8:30am
Categories: News

Aria Super High Roller 2017

The $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl coming up this summer received such high demand that they've expanded the field to 56 and they’ve announced 20 of the final 21 players in the field. 

Phil Hellmuth has been performing strong at the L.A. Poker Classic. He's made two mixed-game final tables and took down the $1k OE title over Mike “The Mouth” Matusow. 

Finally Isildur1 may have a new online home soon. He is reportedly in negotiations with Unibet on a sponsorship deal.

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Ema Zajmovic is Open-Field WPT Champion, Nadya Magnus Wins WSOP Circuit Ring

21/02/2017 9:31am
Categories: News


An underrepresented group of poker players in regular poker news, women have dominated the headlines this week. 

Canada’s Ema Zajmovic made history by becoming the first woman to take down an open-field World Poker Tour Event. 

Meanwhile, Nadya Magnus of PokerStars Big Game fame took down her second career WSOP Circuit ring after winning the $2,200 High Roller at the WSOP-C Potawatomi stop. 

Finally, two-time WSOP bracelet winner Loni Harwood took down her third WSOP-C ring at the Palm Beach Kennel Club stop.

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Super High Roller Bowl Sells Out, Grudge Match Dud, Trueteller Crushes

13/02/2017 10:54am
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Aria Super High Roller 2017

The $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl sold out in just six hours and forced a lottery to fill the at-large seats. 

Trueteller is the top high-stakes player online through the first five weeks of 2017 and the Stacy Matuson/Will Kassouf "Grudge Match" turned out to be a dud. 

Meanwhile, Max Pescatori is selling his 2015 Stud 8 or Better bracelet to aid in earthquake relief in Italy.

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