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Jason Baldridge Wins Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event to Close Out WSOP Circuit Season

Jason Baldridge Wins Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event to Close Out WSOP Circuit Season

Chad Holloway - May 24th, 2017

The 2016/2017 World Series of Poker Circuit regular season came to an end this past weekend, with the conclusion of the WSOP Circuit Harrah’s New Orleans. This final stop consisted […]

888poker Sets Prize Pool Record at XL Inferno, “Alien_Army” Wins Main Event for $291k

888poker Sets Prize Pool Record at XL Inferno, “Alien_Army” Wins Main Event for $291k

Chad Holloway - May 23rd, 2017

This past weekend’s $1,050 Main Event for the XL Inferno Championships featured a $1.5 million guarantee that was easily surpassed, thanks to 436 rebuys from a field of 1,319 players. […]

Mike Sexton Leaving WPT Commentator Spot, Tony Dunst Stepping In

Mike Sexton Leaving WPT Commentator Spot, Tony Dunst Stepping In

Jon Sofen - May 23rd, 2017

Sadly, all good things must come to an end. The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced Mike Sexton will be retiring from the broadcast booth for Fox Sports televised events that […]

MSPT FireKeepers Largest Tournament in Michigan History; Mike Shanahan Tops 1,066-Entry Field to Win $216,829

MSPT FireKeepers Largest Tournament in Michigan History; Mike Shanahan Tops 1,066-Entry Field to Win $216,829

Chad Holloway - May 22nd, 2017

For the ninth time since 2013, the MSPT held an $1,100 Main Event at FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan. The last three stops have set new records for largest […]

Kevin Martin OutPlays Housemates to Win Big Brother Canada

Kevin Martin OutPlays Housemates to Win Big Brother Canada

Daniel Smyth - May 22nd, 2017

Poker pro Kevin Martin has gotten lucky the second time around after winning the Canadian version of Big Brother on his return to the show. Martin might not have the poker résumé […]

After Mike Noori Fails McDonalds $1,000 Wolf Down Prop Bet, All He Eats Are His Words

After Mike Noori Fails McDonalds $1,000 Wolf Down Prop Bet, All He Eats Are His Words

Jon Sofen - May 22nd, 2017

Poker player Mike Noori came about as close to eating $1,000 of McDonald’s food for a prop bet in 36 hours as Cleveland got within reaching the Super Bowl. Reminder: […]

Bryn Kenney Still Leading GPI POY Race, Aido and Dvoress Nipping at Heels

Bryn Kenney Still Leading GPI POY Race, Aido and Dvoress Nipping at Heels

Jon Sofen - May 20th, 2017

Bryn Kenney jumped out to an early lead in January for Global Poker Index’s Player of the Year. He’s held steady at the top since, but a few players are […]

Doyle Brunson, Age 83, Plans to Play in World Series of Poker 2017

Doyle Brunson, Age 83, Plans to Play in World Series of Poker 2017

Jon Sofen - May 19th, 2017

Doyle Brunson has made an announcement on Twitter that will make many in the poker community happy. ‘Texas Dolly,’ one of the greatest poker players of all time, subtly (and […]

Justin Bonomo Drops Twitter PokerStars Bombshell, Claims Loophole is Leaking Money

Justin Bonomo Drops Twitter PokerStars Bombshell, Claims Loophole is Leaking Money

Jon Sofen - May 19th, 2017

Justin Bonomo, never one to hold his tongue on controversial issues affecting the poker universe, thinks PokerStars is letting players win money without doing a thing but register for tournaments. […]

Doug Polk Sounds Off on Salomon Ponte and WSOP 2017 Changes: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Doug Polk Sounds Off on Salomon Ponte and WSOP 2017 Changes: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Chad Holloway - May 18th, 2017

Doug Polk is arguably one of the top players in the game today, having just missed making the 100 top American pros by one on the Hendon Mob listings, with […]

WSOP Footnotes: TV Table Exits Amazon, New POY Sponsor, Poker Kitchen Lite

WSOP Footnotes: TV Table Exits Amazon, New POY Sponsor, Poker Kitchen Lite

Jon Sofen - May 17th, 2017

If you’re coming to the 2017 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas this summer, and it isn’t your first WSOP rodeo, you’ll likely notice a few changes upon stepping […]