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Brandon Eisen Outlasts Tough Final Table to Scoop SHRPO Championship for $771,444

Brandon Eisen Outlasts Tough Final Table to Scoop SHRPO Championship for $771,444

Jon Sofen - August 15th, 2018

A former November Niner, a lifetime $5 million winner, and a WSOP bracelet holder all made the final table for the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship event. But no […]

Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power

Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power

CardsChat News - August 15th, 2018

The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking Stick Resort. Officials had no […]

CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night

CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night

Jon Sofen - August 14th, 2018

The CardsChat community has been well represented on poker livestreams in recent months. This past weekend, two of our forum members – Jacki Burkhart and Kirsten Olieberg – showed off […]

PokerStars Faces Player Backlash After Worldwide Disconnects Ruin Sunday Million

PokerStars Faces Player Backlash After Worldwide Disconnects Ruin Sunday Million

CardsChat Tournament News - August 13th, 2018

The Sunday Million was among several tournaments cancelled by PokerStars following a wave of connectivity issues seen by players around the world that made it impossible for most entrants to […]

Greg Merson, Recovering Alcoholic, Takes on Waiter Who Attempted to Serve Him Booze

Greg Merson, Recovering Alcoholic, Takes on Waiter Who Attempted to Serve Him Booze

Jon Sofen - August 13th, 2018

Former WSOP Main Event champion Greg Merson is a recovering alcoholic who has celebrated sobriety for the past seven years. But apparently that meant little to waiter at a Maryland […]

Ivan Leow Wins Triton Poker Super High Roller in Sochi for $1.1 Million

Ivan Leow Wins Triton Poker Super High Roller in Sochi for $1.1 Million

Daniel Smyth - August 12th, 2018

Malaysia’s Ivan Leow has taken down the latest Triton Poker Super High Roller in Sochi, Russia, revealing a thriving Asian high stakes poker scene that Triton is aggressively — and […]

Brady Holiman Wins WPT Choctaw, Denies Anthony Zinno Record-Tying Fourth WPT Title

Brady Holiman Wins WPT Choctaw, Denies Anthony Zinno Record-Tying Fourth WPT Title

Jon Sofen - August 9th, 2018

Anthony Zinno arrived at the WPT Choctaw final table in Durant, Oklahoma, with the smallest stack but still had dreams of tying Darren Elias as the only four-time World Poker […]

Insta-Millionaire: Nic Manion Lives Large after 4th Place Finish in WSOP Main Event

Insta-Millionaire: Nic Manion Lives Large after 4th Place Finish in WSOP Main Event

Jon Sofen - August 7th, 2018

What would you do with your share of the money for making the World Series of Poker Main Event final table? If you’re anything like Nic Manion, 4th place finisher […]

Three-Time Champ Anthony Zinno Headlines WPT Choctaw Final Table (He’s the Short Stack)

Three-Time Champ Anthony Zinno Headlines WPT Choctaw Final Table (He’s the Short Stack)

Jon Sofen - August 7th, 2018

In the least shocking news you’ll read all day, Anthony Zinno made a final table. This time, it was at the WPT Choctaw in Durant, Oklahoma, where the three-time WPT […]

PokerStars Releases 2018 WCOOP Schedule Shortly After Launching Cringe-worthy ‘Unfold Hold’em’ Game

PokerStars Releases 2018 WCOOP Schedule Shortly After Launching Cringe-worthy ‘Unfold Hold’em’ Game

Jon Sofen - August 2nd, 2018

PokerStars released the schedule for the 2018 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) a day after launching its new “Unfold Hold’em” gimmick, a game that allows players who fold pre-flop […]

Mikita Badziakouski Wins Second Straight Triton Super High Roller Main Event for $5.2 Million

Mikita Badziakouski Wins Second Straight Triton Super High Roller Main Event for $5.2 Million

Jon Sofen - August 2nd, 2018

The quiet assassin, Mikita Badziakouski, has done it again, winning his second straight Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event, this time for $5.25 million. Silent Assassin Mikita, who also […]