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Floridian Poker Player’s $23K Tourney Win Helps Pay Mom’s Medical Bills

Floridian Poker Player’s $23K Tourney Win Helps Pay Mom’s Medical Bills

Daniel Smyth - August 20th, 2017

When amateur poker aficionado John Langevin travelled from his home in Pensacola, Florida, to take part in the 2017 Card Player Poker (CPP)Tour at the Scarlet Pearl in Mississippi about […]

Phil Hellmuth to Take Over for Tony Dunst As Face of WPT’s ‘Raw Deal’

Phil Hellmuth to Take Over for Tony Dunst As Face of WPT’s ‘Raw Deal’

Jon Sofen - August 19th, 2017

When Fox Sports begins airing Season 16 tournaments this fall, poker fans will notice some major changes to the broadcast. For one, of course, Mike Sexton won’t be there. But […]

PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack

PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack

Jon Sofen - August 18th, 2017

Casino Barcelona ramped up security immediately following Thursday’s terror attack in Spain. The casino is presently site of the PokerStars Championship Barcelona, which began on August 15 and runs through […]

Martin Kozlov Wins SHRPO 2017 Championship, John Andress Proves ‘Chip and a Chair’ Theory Once More

Martin Kozlov Wins SHRPO 2017 Championship, John Andress Proves ‘Chip and a Chair’ Theory Once More

Chad Holloway - August 17th, 2017

Earlier this week, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino completed its 18-event 2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) series in South Florida. Among the highlights was “The Big […]

At North Carolina Harrah’s Cherokee, Four Los Angeles Poker Buddies Cash Big and Win Bling

At North Carolina Harrah’s Cherokee, Four Los Angeles Poker Buddies Cash Big and Win Bling

Chad Holloway - August 16th, 2017

The World Series of Poker Circuit for the 2017/18 season kicked off this past weekend at Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina, and it was four amigos from Southern California who […]

Las Vegas Cop Shoots Down Unclothed Man Who Cashed for $25K in WSOP 2017 Main Event

Las Vegas Cop Shoots Down Unclothed Man Who Cashed for $25K in WSOP 2017 Main Event

Jon Sofen - August 15th, 2017

25-year-old Minnesotan Jason Funke, who finished 490th in the 2017 WSOP Main Event for $24,867, has been identified as the naked man who was ultimately shot by police in the arm […]

‘Poker After Dark’ Reboot: Bellande Bluffs, Esfandiari Gets Smacked, Durrrr Lucks into $700K Pot in Triumphant Return

‘Poker After Dark’ Reboot: Bellande Bluffs, Esfandiari Gets Smacked, Durrrr Lucks into $700K Pot in Triumphant Return

Jon Sofen - August 15th, 2017

Monday night’s return of “Poker After Dark,” which aired live on the subscription app PokerGO, went rather smoothly for unofficial guest of honor Tom Dwan. But for the show’s production […]

Paul Cross Puts Finance Manager Skills to Work, Wins Largest Entry Field Event in Minnesota Poker History

Paul Cross Puts Finance Manager Skills to Work, Wins Largest Entry Field Event in Minnesota Poker History

Chad Holloway - August 15th, 2017

In the past month, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) has set new records in several states. Most recently, last weekend’s MSPT $350 Regional Event at Canterbury Park became the biggest […]

Tony G Negotiates 2nd-Place ‘Win’ in Partypoker’s German High Roller Event

Tony G Negotiates 2nd-Place ‘Win’ in Partypoker’s German High Roller Event

Daniel Smyth - August 14th, 2017

Antanas Guoga might have swapped life on the live tournament trail for a career in politics, but the most famous Lithuanian in poker proved he hasn’t lost any of his […]

Maria Ho and Jeff Gross Hired as Commentators for WPT’s New Show ‘ClubWPT King of the Club’

Maria Ho and Jeff Gross Hired as Commentators for WPT’s New Show ‘ClubWPT King of the Club’

Jon Sofen - August 13th, 2017

Poker pros Maria Ho and Jeff Gross have been hired as commentators for the new upcoming World Poker Tour television series ‘ClubWPT King of the Club.’ Caitlyn Howe, a WPT […]

Poker Pro Tony Bloom’s Ascent to Premier League Highlights Double Standard for British Soccer Betting

Poker Pro Tony Bloom’s Ascent to Premier League Highlights Double Standard for British Soccer Betting

John Reger - August 12th, 2017

High-stakes poker player Tony Bloom made his fortune betting on soccer, so much so that he was able to buy a professional team in 2009. At this weekend’s kickoff to […]