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Las Vegas Poker Players Fuming Over Golden Knights Game 7 Loss

Las Vegas Poker Players Fuming Over Golden Knights Game 7 Loss

Jon Sofen - April 24th, 2019
The Las Vegas poker community was on tilt Tuesday night following the Golden Knights’ stunning overtime defeat to the San Jose Sharks in the decisive Game 7 of the Stanley […]
Records Fall, Guinness Flows and Weijie Zheng Wins Irish Poker Open Main Event

Records Fall, Guinness Flows and Weijie Zheng Wins Irish Poker Open Main Event

Daniel Smyth - April 23rd, 2019
Weijie Zheng had a “craic-ing” time in Ireland over the Easter holiday after he won the Irish Poker Open. Zheng topped this year’s €1,150/$1,293 main event to take home €300,000/$337,500. […]
Erkut Yilmaz Leads WPT Player of the Year Race as Season’s End Nears

Erkut Yilmaz Leads WPT Player of the Year Race as Season’s End Nears

Jon Sofen - April 22nd, 2019
Erkut Yilmaz leads the WPT Player of the Year race by a slim margin over Dylan Linde. But he only has to hold that lead for another two events. David […]
David Jackson Halts Momentous Comeback to Win Borgata Spring Poker Open Championship

David Jackson Halts Momentous Comeback to Win Borgata Spring Poker Open Championship

Daniel Smyth - April 22nd, 2019
The Borgata Spring Poker Open Championship has ended with David Jackson stopping a memorable performance from veteran pro Shannon Shorr. Concluding on April 19, the $2,700 championship event saw 505 […]
Poker Strategy for the Rest of Us: Help! The Rake Is Killing Me

Poker Strategy for the Rest of Us: Help! The Rake Is Killing Me

Steve Selbrede - April 21st, 2019
Editor’s Note: CardsChat News is proud to introduce strategy articles by Steve Selbrede, author of the newly released “Tournament Poker for the Rest of Us.” At CardsChat, we aim to […]
Joe Ingram to Have ACR CEO on Podcast to Discuss Bot Problem: Will They Bury Hatchet?

Joe Ingram to Have ACR CEO on Podcast to Discuss Bot Problem: Will They Bury Hatchet?

Jon Sofen - April 19th, 2019
Pot-limit Omaha enthusiast Joe Ingram may soon settle a year-long dispute with the CEO of Americas Cardroom. Or, maybe not. The popular podcaster will have Phil Nagy on his YouTube […]
Rio Hosting Gavin Smith Charity Poker Tournament to Kickoff WSOP

Rio Hosting Gavin Smith Charity Poker Tournament to Kickoff WSOP

Jon Sofen - April 18th, 2019
The 2019 WSOP will kickoff with a charity poker tournament benefiting the children of the late Gavin Smith, who passed away in January. On May 28 at 6 pm, one […]
Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Covering Up Illegal Wichita Poker Games

Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Covering Up Illegal Wichita Poker Games

CardsChat News - April 17th, 2019
Former Wichita police officer Michael Zajkowski pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of concealing a felony related to his participation in an illegal poker game. Zajkowski’s participation in the […]
WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Reaches Final Table: James Carroll Leads, Maria Ho Closing In

WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Reaches Final Table: James Carroll Leads, Maria Ho Closing In

Jon Sofen - April 17th, 2019
The WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown began with 1,360 players and is now down to the final six, one of whom is Maria Ho, the Broadcaster of the Year […]
Interview: Vlogger Andrew Neeme Takes Meetup Game on the Road to Run it Up Reno

Interview: Vlogger Andrew Neeme Takes Meetup Game on the Road to Run it Up Reno

Jon Sofen - April 16th, 2019
RENO, NV–Andrew Neeme and his poker vlogging peer Brad Owen took their popular meetup cash game to Run it Up Reno on Monday evening. Even in the relatively small town […]
Former NFL Star Richard Seymour Makes Final 18 at WPT Seminole Hard Rock

Former NFL Star Richard Seymour Makes Final 18 at WPT Seminole Hard Rock

Jon Sofen - April 16th, 2019
Among the 18 players remaining after Day Three at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is retired NFL star Richard Seymour. The once feared pass rusher and run stuffer […]