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Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000

Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000

Jon Sofen - October 16th, 2018

Shaun Deeb extended his WSOP Player of the Year lead over Ben Yu with an 11th place finish in the WSOP Europe €1,650 no-limit hold’em tournament. But it was Israel’s Asi […]

Poker Players Critical of Monday Night Football Coaches; Are they Better Equipped to Lead an NFL Team?

Poker Players Critical of Monday Night Football Coaches; Are they Better Equipped to Lead an NFL Team?

Jon Sofen - October 16th, 2018

Some poker players apparently seem to think that mastering the check-raise bluff makes them qualified to coach an NFL team. Following and during Green Bay’s last-second 33-30 victory over San […]

Maria Ho Dominates WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg for $69K, Fifth Live Tourney Victory

Maria Ho Dominates WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg for $69K, Fifth Live Tourney Victory

Daniel Smyth - October 15th, 2018

Maria Ho has become the latest WPTDeepStacks champion after outlasting a 387-entrant field in Johannesburg, South Africa. The American poker pro entered the $1,000 event with four live tournament wins […]

Matt Damon Talks ‘Rounders,’ Poker Evolution on Bill Simmons Podcast

Matt Damon Talks ‘Rounders,’ Poker Evolution on Bill Simmons Podcast

Jon Sofen - October 15th, 2018

Matt Damon went on the Bill Simmons podcast to discuss many topics, including his role in the 1998 poker movie, “Rounders.” The award-winning actor also talked about how poker has […]

World Series of Poker Europe Colossus Event Draws Nearly 3,000 Entries

World Series of Poker Europe Colossus Event Draws Nearly 3,000 Entries

CardsChat Tournament News - October 15th, 2018

The 2018 World Series of Poker Europe started with a bang last week by kicking off the festivities at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic with its Colossus event, which […]

New Jersey Online Poker Rake Drops to Record Low as Casino Gaming, Sports Betting Thrives

New Jersey Online Poker Rake Drops to Record Low as Casino Gaming, Sports Betting Thrives

Daniel Smyth - October 15th, 2018

New Jersey online poker revenue dipped to its lowest ever point in September, despite internet gaming enjoying a 19.5 percent upswing. Reading through the latest figures released by the New […]

Is Leonardo DiCaprio a Poker Deadbeat? Pop Singer Ronan Keating Shares Tale of Being Stiffed

Is Leonardo DiCaprio a Poker Deadbeat? Pop Singer Ronan Keating Shares Tale of Being Stiffed

Daniel Smyth - October 14th, 2018

Irish pop star Ronan Keating says actor Leonardo DiCaprio owes him money from a private poker game in Australia. Speaking on Aussie radio show Stav, Abby & Matt, the Boyzone […]

Doyle Brunson Headlines ‘Poker After Dark’ Mixed Game Action in Bobby’s Room

Doyle Brunson Headlines ‘Poker After Dark’ Mixed Game Action in Bobby’s Room

Jon Sofen - October 13th, 2018

Doyle Brunson will headline two special “Poker After Dark” high-stakes mixed game sessions from Bobby’s Room at Bellagio Oct. 23 and 24. Texas Dolly will be joined at the table […]

American Pro Alex Foxen Slides into Top Spot on GPI’s World Rankings

American Pro Alex Foxen Slides into Top Spot on GPI’s World Rankings

Jon Sofen - October 12th, 2018

Alex Foxen is having a career year. As a result, he is now the Global Poker Index’s top ranked player in the world for 2018 after finishing second in the […]

Liv Boeree, Daniel Negreanu to Battle at Chess in Latest PokerStars Platinum Pass Promo

Liv Boeree, Daniel Negreanu to Battle at Chess in Latest PokerStars Platinum Pass Promo

CardsChat News - October 12th, 2018

Daniel Negreanu and Liv Boeree are about to find out if their strategic expertise at poker is enough to translate into success in the world of chess. In a poker […]

World Poker Tour Dips Toe into Cryptocurrency Waters by Partnering with Canadian Startup

World Poker Tour Dips Toe into Cryptocurrency Waters by Partnering with Canadian Startup

CardsChat News - October 11th, 2018

The World Poker Tour is bringing a new official partner on board, one that promises to further bridge the gap between poker and blockchain technology. The WPT announced this week […]