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Humble Jordan Cristos Wins Fast-Paced $10K PLO Final Table at US Poker Open

Humble Jordan Cristos Wins Fast-Paced $10K PLO Final Table at US Poker Open

Jon Sofen - February 15th, 2019
In less than four hours, Jordan Cristos disposed of his opponents at the US Poker Open $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha final table. His second cash in as many events was good […]
Partypoker Looking to Sink Rivals with New Streaming Strategy

Partypoker Looking to Sink Rivals with New Streaming Strategy

Daniel Smyth - February 15th, 2019
Partypoker is looking to corner the streaming market and sink its rivals with the help of Bill Perkins and millionaire buddies like Dan Bilzerian. Initially joining the Twitch bandwagon in […]
Stephen Chidwick Wins Third US Poker Open Event in Nine Tries

Stephen Chidwick Wins Third US Poker Open Event in Nine Tries

Jon Sofen - February 14th, 2019
It’s becoming a broken record to report that Stephen Chidwick has won a US Poker Open event. On Thursday, he shipped yet another one, his third in just nine attempts. […]
Defending US Poker Open Champ Stephen Chidwick Final Tables Event #1, Joseph Cheong Leads

Defending US Poker Open Champ Stephen Chidwick Final Tables Event #1, Joseph Cheong Leads

Jon Sofen - February 14th, 2019
Stephen Chidwick mastered the US Poker Open in 2018 and is off to a great start this year with a final table appearance in Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em. Joseph […]
ESPN and Poker Central Partner Again for WSOP Main Event Coverage

ESPN and Poker Central Partner Again for WSOP Main Event Coverage

Jon Sofen - February 13th, 2019
For the second straight year, ESPN and Poker Central will partner to bring complete coverage of the 2019 WSOP Main Event starting on Day One. The “worldwide leader in sports” […]
US Poker Open Will Give Someone an Early Leg Up in 2019 GPI Player of the Year Race

US Poker Open Will Give Someone an Early Leg Up in 2019 GPI Player of the Year Race

Jon Sofen - February 12th, 2019
The second annual US Poker Open kicks off tomorrow with the first of 10 high-stakes events that may have an impact later in the year on who wins the 2019 […]
PSPC Champ Ramon Colillas Joins Team PokerStars amid Exodus of Pros

PSPC Champ Ramon Colillas Joins Team PokerStars amid Exodus of Pros

Jon Sofen - February 11th, 2019
Ramon Colillas came out of nowhere to win the $25,000 PSPC last month for $5.1 million, and now he’s joining PokerStars as a Team Pro member, replacing a bevy of […]
WPT Opening Doors in Europe with BT Sport and 888poker

WPT Opening Doors in Europe with BT Sport and 888poker

Daniel Smyth - February 11th, 2019
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has stepped up its presence in Europe after signing deals with two major brands. First to ink a deal with the US-based poker tour was […]
Poker in India Stalls as Gujarat Judges Choose to Ignore Legal Appeals

Poker in India Stalls as Gujarat Judges Choose to Ignore Legal Appeals

Daniel Smyth - February 11th, 2019
Poker in India won’t make any progress this month despite two high-profile appeals being scheduled to take place in the state of Gujarat. In what’s becoming a seemingly never-ending series […]
Natalie Teh Emerges as a Top Female Poker Player in Mere Months

Natalie Teh Emerges as a Top Female Poker Player in Mere Months

CardsChat News - February 10th, 2019
Natalie Teh had a bright future in front of her in the corporate world, but she didn’t end up down that path. Nor did she pursue her potential as one […]
Poker Playing Actress Jennifer Tilly to ‘Sit Out’ New ‘Child’s Play’ Flick

Poker Playing Actress Jennifer Tilly to ‘Sit Out’ New ‘Child’s Play’ Flick

Jon Sofen - February 9th, 2019
Poker player Jennifer Tilly wants nothing to do with the “Child’s Play” horror flick reboot. Despite having starred in four “Chucky” brand movies, she is disappointed the new version was […]