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Doyle Brunson Questions Why Poker Community is Raising Money for Late Gavin Smith, Upsets Fans

Doyle Brunson Questions Why Poker Community is Raising Money for Late Gavin Smith, Upsets Fans

Jon Sofen - January 19th, 2019
Doyle Brunson claims the brother of Gavin Smith is wealthy and, therefore, wonders why the poker community is donating money to the late poker pro’s children. The comments angered many […]
WPT Gardens in LA Plays Down to Final Table, Will Resume in March at Las Vegas Esports Arena

WPT Gardens in LA Plays Down to Final Table, Will Resume in March at Las Vegas Esports Arena

Jon Sofen - January 18th, 2019
The WPT Gardens Poker Championship in Los Angeles is down to its final table of six. But we won’t be reporting on the winner for a few months because the […]
Face Masks a Bad Look for Poker Say Savage Facebook Followers (VIDEO)

Face Masks a Bad Look for Poker Say Savage Facebook Followers (VIDEO)

Daniel Smyth - January 18th, 2019
World Poker Tour (WPT) executive director and Tournament Directors Association (TDA) founder Matt Savage may ban face masks at his events following a recent Facebook poll. Wanting to know the […]
WPT Star Chino Rheem Wins 2019 PCA Main Event Title for $1.56 Million

WPT Star Chino Rheem Wins 2019 PCA Main Event Title for $1.56 Million

Jon Sofen - January 17th, 2019
Chino Rheem added another huge victory – the 2019 PCA Main Event for $1.56 million – to his already impressive poker resume. Fans watching the final table may have thought […]
Mourning After: Josh Arieh Helps Raise Money for Gavin Smith’s Children, as Poker Community Steps Up

Mourning After: Josh Arieh Helps Raise Money for Gavin Smith’s Children, as Poker Community Steps Up

Jon Sofen - January 16th, 2019
Josh Arieh is using GoFundMe to help raise money for the children of Gavin Smith, the late poker pro who passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Monday. In less than […]
Popular Pro Gavin Smith Dies at 50, Poker Community Mourns Loss

Popular Pro Gavin Smith Dies at 50, Poker Community Mourns Loss

Jon Sofen - January 15th, 2019
Gavin Smith had a fun-loving personality and was always pleasant with the poker media. On Monday night, the Canadian poker pro passed away unexpectedly in his sleep. He was 50-years-old. […]
PCA Main Event Down to Final 20, Four Players Over 100 Big Blinds

PCA Main Event Down to Final 20, Four Players Over 100 Big Blinds

Jon Sofen - January 15th, 2019
After Day Three at the PCA Main Event, only 20 players remain, many of whom have big stacks, and it’s a tight race atop the leader board. Tommy Nguyen, a […]
Boxing Champ Carl Froch Knocks Out Pros to Win Partypoker High Roller

Boxing Champ Carl Froch Knocks Out Pros to Win Partypoker High Roller

Daniel Smyth - January 14th, 2019
Retired British boxer and Partypoker ambassador Carl Froch has proved he’s still a knockout artist after taking down an online high roller over the weekend. Lining up alongside 73 other […]
Phil Hellmuth Comes Up Short in First DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship

Phil Hellmuth Comes Up Short in First DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship

CardsChat News - January 14th, 2019
Phil Hellmuth had no problem firing away in the first ever DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship this past weekend, even if he wasn’t ultimately able to take anything home for […]
Sam Greenwood Wins $100K PCA Super High Roller, Cashes Main Event

Sam Greenwood Wins $100K PCA Super High Roller, Cashes Main Event

Jon Sofen - January 14th, 2019
Sam Greenwood had a pretty good weekend at the 2019 PCA in the Bahamas. The Canadian shipped the $100,000 Super High Roller on Saturday for $1,775,000. And then on Sunday […]
Partypoker Using Player Power to Dethrone PokerStars

Partypoker Using Player Power to Dethrone PokerStars

Daniel Smyth - January 14th, 2019
Partypoker is bidding to improve its links with the poker community and become the industries top operator by creating a representative body known as the Player Panel. Announced on January […]