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PokerVision Network to Launch in the United States April 1st

PokerVision Network to Launch in the United States April 1st

Jon Sofen - February 25th, 2017

The PokerVision Network will enter the United States market April 1. When it launches, the digital eSports and poker channel will air on the Action Channel, a network available in […]

Jason Mercier Scoops Two at American Poker Awards, David Peters Honored as GPI Player of the Year

Jason Mercier Scoops Two at American Poker Awards, David Peters Honored as GPI Player of the Year

Jon Sofen - February 24th, 2017

Jason Mercier is garnering so many accolades, trophies, and cashes, eventually he’s going to be “so sick and tired of winning,” as President Donald Trump would say. The PokerStars Team […]

Maurice Hawkins Wins Ninth WSOP Circuit Ring to Tie All-Time Record

Maurice Hawkins Wins Ninth WSOP Circuit Ring to Tie All-Time Record

Chad Holloway - February 23rd, 2017

This past weekend, Maurice Hawkins topped a field of 167 entrants to win the last event of the World Series of Poker Circuit Palm Beach Kennel Club (PBKC) stop. In […]

Indian Math Student Plus Poker Equals Money For College in Scotland

Indian Math Student Plus Poker Equals Money For College in Scotland

John Reger - February 22nd, 2017

While most students have their parents pay for college or apply for student loans or grants, India’s Anmol Srivats used his poker-playing skills to fund some of his tuition and […]

2017 Super High Roller Bowl Field at Aria (Almost) Finalized, $16.8M in Pot

2017 Super High Roller Bowl Field at Aria (Almost) Finalized, $16.8M in Pot

Jon Sofen - February 22nd, 2017

The 2017 Super High Roller Bowl at Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas is now just one player shy of filling its 56 seats. That participant in this $300,000 […]

Mike Leah Talks About Winning Same WPT Fallsview Title for Third Time in Four Years: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Mike Leah Talks About Winning Same WPT Fallsview Title for Third Time in Four Years: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Chad Holloway - February 22nd, 2017

For the third time in four years, Mike Leah has won the 2017 Fallsview Poker Classic World Poker Tour $1,100 No-Limit Hold’em Event, which was held in Canada just across […]

New Jersey Online Poker Player Wins $100,000 in 15 Minutes

New Jersey Online Poker Player Wins $100,000 in 15 Minutes

Jon Sofen - February 21st, 2017

A New Jersey online poker player won $100,000 in just 15 minutes on the same day his sister got engaged and his father had a successful surgery. January 29th was […]

Luke Bohnen Returns from Three-Year Hiatus to Win MSPT Running Aces for $86,440

Luke Bohnen Returns from Three-Year Hiatus to Win MSPT Running Aces for $86,440

Chad Holloway - February 21st, 2017

Luke Bohnen is proof that taking a break from poker can sometimes be the best way to improve your game. After taking a three-year break from poker, the Minnesotan decided […]

Cash Game Festival Enriches Slovenia with First-Ever Appearance

Cash Game Festival Enriches Slovenia with First-Ever Appearance

John Reger - February 20th, 2017

If you are a poker player in Slovenia, it’s been a rough couple of years, but the country did get good news last week when officials with the Cash Game […]

Brandon Cantu Says Top Poker Pros Owe Him Money, Defends Debt to Jason Mercier

Brandon Cantu Says Top Poker Pros Owe Him Money, Defends Debt to Jason Mercier

Jon Sofen - February 20th, 2017

Brandon Cantu claims he’s owed upwards of $1 million from some fellow poker players. But, unlike his rival Jason Mercier, he won’t release their names publicly. The poker pro also […]

Jason Mercier Calls Out Brandon Cantu, Says He’s a “Deadbeat” Who Owes him Money

Jason Mercier Calls Out Brandon Cantu, Says He’s a “Deadbeat” Who Owes him Money

Jon Sofen - February 16th, 2017

Jason Mercier is accusing fellow poker pro Brandon Cantu of being a “deadbeat” who has owed him money for 3.5 years. The 2016 WSOP Player of the Year took to […]