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Sick Friday High Stakes ‘Live at the Bike’ Show with Phil Hellmuth Scheduled

Sick Friday High Stakes ‘Live at the Bike’ Show with Phil Hellmuth Scheduled

Jon Sofen - August 19th, 2019
If you don’t have a hot date on Friday, just stay inside and catch the “Live at the Bike” high stakes cash game episode featuring Phil Hellmuth and Mike Matusow. […]
Home Advantage Helps Lukas Zaskodny Win Partypoker Live Millions Europe

Home Advantage Helps Lukas Zaskodny Win Partypoker Live Millions Europe

Daniel Smyth - August 19th, 2019
Lukas Zaskodny is the latest Partypoker Live champion after defeating 504 players inside King’s Resort Rozvadov. Taking its latest Live event to the Czech Republic for a series of tournaments […]
OP-ED: Is the Poker Community Overreacting to Daniel Negreanu’s ‘Popularity’ Polls?

OP-ED: Is the Poker Community Overreacting to Daniel Negreanu’s ‘Popularity’ Polls?

Jon Sofen - August 18th, 2019
Daniel Negreanu found yet another way to trigger his fellow poker players, causing a colossal social media meltdown this past week. On Twitter recently, DNegs pitted poker commentators against each […]
Sean Winter Slides into 2019 GPI POY Lead Following SHRPO Championship Title

Sean Winter Slides into 2019 GPI POY Lead Following SHRPO Championship Title

Jon Sofen - August 15th, 2019
Following his impressive title in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship event, Sean Winter is now the 2019 GPI Player of the Year leader. The talented high roller earned […]
Interview: Ryan Laplante Discusses New Training Site Learn Pro Poker

Interview: Ryan Laplante Discusses New Training Site Learn Pro Poker

Jon Sofen - August 14th, 2019
CardsChat ambassador Ryan Laplante, an accomplished pro, has launched a new poker training site called Learn Pro Poker. I spoke with him to discuss the benefits his service will have […]
Poker Player Michael Borovetz Arrested Again on Fraud Charges at Detroit Airport

Poker Player Michael Borovetz Arrested Again on Fraud Charges at Detroit Airport

CardsChat News - August 13th, 2019
Michael Borovetz has allegedly continued his history of committing fraud at airports by scamming unsuspecting travelers, as police arrested the poker player on fraud charges at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on […]
Phil Ivey Shows Off Bluffs at Partypoker Millions €100K Super High Roller, Igor Kurganov Leads

Phil Ivey Shows Off Bluffs at Partypoker Millions €100K Super High Roller, Igor Kurganov Leads

Jon Sofen - August 12th, 2019
Phil Ivey showed off some bluffs on the PokerGo feature table in the Partypoker Millions €100,000 Super High Roller on Monday. But Igor Kurganov bagged the biggest stack heading into […]
Pregnancy Helps Jason Mercier Win Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Title

Pregnancy Helps Jason Mercier Win Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Title

Daniel Smyth - August 12th, 2019
Positive omens and a pregnant wife have helped Jason Mercier win his first live event in two years at the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. The American was once […]
Matt Stroud Wins as Southern Poker Open Proves Tournaments Are Thriving

Matt Stroud Wins as Southern Poker Open Proves Tournaments Are Thriving

Daniel Smyth - August 12th, 2019
The first ever Southern Poker Open has not only given winner Matt Stroud a $47,734 payday but reconfirmed that the industry is in the midst of a resurgence. Following another […]
(VIDEO) ‘Poker Night in America’ Commentator Jokingly Encourages Threat Against Player, Immediately Apologizes

(VIDEO) ‘Poker Night in America’ Commentator Jokingly Encourages Threat Against Player, Immediately Apologizes

Jon Sofen - August 11th, 2019
“Poker Night in America” host Jesse Abramowitz cracked a joke during Friday’s broadcast that some, including 2018 WSOP Main Event runner-up Tony Miles, believe crossed a line of decency. The […]
Six Poker Players Already Have Over $10 Million in Tournament Cashes this Year

Six Poker Players Already Have Over $10 Million in Tournament Cashes this Year

Jon Sofen - August 10th, 2019
We’re only 7 1/2 months into the year but six poker players already have over $10 million in live tournament cashes since January 1. Bryn Kenney, far and away, leads […]