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Darren Elias Becomes First Four-Time WPT Champ, Costs Joe McKeehen Player of the Year

Darren Elias Becomes First Four-Time WPT Champ, Costs Joe McKeehen Player of the Year

Jon Sofen - May 24th, 2018

Darren Elias is in a league of his own. The New Jersey native scooped the $10,000 buy-in WPT Bobby Baldwin Classic to become the first four-time World Poker Tour champion […]

Chris Ferguson’s 42-Second WSOP Apology Tour (Video)

Chris Ferguson’s 42-Second WSOP Apology Tour (Video)

Jon Sofen - May 24th, 2018

Chris Ferguson made his first semblance of public apology for the Black Friday scandal in 2011 in a 42-second video on Vimeo, but refused to accept responsibility for Full Tilt […]

PokerGo WSOP Livestream Schedule Promises Coverage of 18 Final Tables

PokerGo WSOP Livestream Schedule Promises Coverage of 18 Final Tables

Jon Sofen - May 23rd, 2018

Poker Central released the official PokerGo livestream schedule for the upcoming WSOP, revealing that they will be sharing coverage of the Main Event and Big One for One Drop with […]

Phil Hellmuth Reveals Heart Condition Scare, Then Says ‘All Good on Health Front’

Phil Hellmuth Reveals Heart Condition Scare, Then Says ‘All Good on Health Front’

Jon Sofen - May 22nd, 2018

Phil Hellmuth tweeted out a scare to the poker community, announcing that he has a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation. He reassured his followers he isn’t concerned and is […]

Two Arrested in Connection to Texas Card Room Shooting

Two Arrested in Connection to Texas Card Room Shooting

Jon Sofen - May 22nd, 2018

Two men were arrested in connection to an April 30 shooting outside a Texas card room that left Las Vegas poker player Tom “3betpanda” Steinbach seriously injured. Austin police arrested […]

CardsChat Pro Ryan Laplante Talks 2018 WSOP Grind: Chasing Bracelets, POY, and Colossus Last Longer

CardsChat Pro Ryan Laplante Talks 2018 WSOP Grind: Chasing Bracelets, POY, and Colossus Last Longer

Jon Sofen - May 21st, 2018

CardsChat ambassador Ryan Laplante is ready for a summer grind that includes a planned seven-and-a-half weeks of almost non-stop tournament action with only one day of rest. The challenge won’t […]

Battle in the Balkans: Jason Koon Fights Stacked Field to Win $3.6M in Montenegro Short Deck Tourney

Battle in the Balkans: Jason Koon Fights Stacked Field to Win $3.6M in Montenegro Short Deck Tourney

Daniel Smyth - May 21st, 2018

Jason Koon banked almost $3.6 million after topping an elite field in a short deck event in the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series at the Maestral Resort & Casino in Montenegro. The […]

New Book by Lance Bradley Reveals 50 Top Pros’ Secrets for Poker Success

New Book by Lance Bradley Reveals 50 Top Pros’ Secrets for Poker Success

CardsChat News Staff Writer - May 20th, 2018

What does success mean to you? That was the question poker journalist Lance Bradley posed to dozens of the most accomplished poker players across the globe. The answers are as wide […]

Mikita Badziakouski Ships Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event for $2.5 Million

Mikita Badziakouski Ships Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event for $2.5 Million

Jon Sofen - May 19th, 2018

Mikita Badziakouski, a pro from Belarus, shipped the HKD $1 million Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event at the Maestral Resort & Casino in Montenegro for HKD $19.6 million ($2.5 million […]

Florida Poker Pro Bradley Ruben Charged in Fatal Car Crash, Admits to Eating Marijuana Edible

Florida Poker Pro Bradley Ruben Charged in Fatal Car Crash, Admits to Eating Marijuana Edible

Jon Sofen - May 18th, 2018

Florida Poker pro Bradley Ruben was charged in Broward County with failure to remain at the scene of a crash and resisting arrest after allegedly crashing into and killing a […]

Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, Jungleman Dan Cates Compete in Crazy-Huge €1 Million Buy-In Cash Game

Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, Jungleman Dan Cates Compete in Crazy-Huge €1 Million Buy-In Cash Game

Jon Sofen - May 17th, 2018

Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, and other high-stakes gamblers competed in the largest cash game ever on television or livestream early Thursday morning — a €1 million buy-in game in Montenegro […]