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WSOP Renews Sponsorship Deal with 888poker for 2017 Series

WSOP Renews Sponsorship Deal with 888poker for 2017 Series

Jon Sofen - February 17th, 2017

The WSOP has announced it will be bringing back 888poker as a lead sponsor for the 2017 series. This marks the third consecutive year the poker site has partnered with […]

New IRS Directive Could Affect International Poker Players’ Take Home Cash

New IRS Directive Could Affect International Poker Players’ Take Home Cash

Daniel Smyth - February 17th, 2017

International poker players who win money in the US may have to hand over 30 percent of their prize money to the feds, if casinos can’t figure out a solution […]

Jason Mercier Calls Out Brandon Cantu, Says He’s a “Deadbeat” Who Owes him Money

Jason Mercier Calls Out Brandon Cantu, Says He’s a “Deadbeat” Who Owes him Money

Jon Sofen - February 16th, 2017

Jason Mercier is accusing fellow poker pro Brandon Cantu of being a “deadbeat” who has owed him money for 3.5 years. The 2016 WSOP Player of the Year took to […]

Overwhelming Interest in 2017 Super High Roller Bowl Inspires Field Expansion

Overwhelming Interest in 2017 Super High Roller Bowl Inspires Field Expansion

Chad Holloway - February 16th, 2017

Poker Central, in conjunction with Poker Productions and Aria Resort & Casino, have announced an expansion for the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl. Instead of the field being capped at […]

Ema Zajmovic Makes History by Becoming First Woman to Win WPT Open Event in 15 Seasons

Ema Zajmovic Makes History by Becoming First Woman to Win WPT Open Event in 15 Seasons

Chad Holloway - February 15th, 2017

Nine years after Van Nguyen won the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational to become the tour’s first female champ, Ema Zajmovic emerged victorious in the $3,500 buy-in partypoker.net WPT Playground […]

Alex Aqel Wins Second Major Title in Four Months at Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Casino

Alex Aqel Wins Second Major Title in Four Months at Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Casino

Chad Holloway - February 14th, 2017

Despite unexplained cancellation fears a week before the event, the inaugural World Series of Poker Circuit at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin proved to be a successful […]

Nick Petrangelo Tops GPI World Power Rankings, Justin Bonomo Enters Top 5

Nick Petrangelo Tops GPI World Power Rankings, Justin Bonomo Enters Top 5

Jon Sofen - February 10th, 2017

The GPI World Power Rankings have been updated, with Nick Petrangelo topping the charts. The New Englander is off to a strong start for the year. Eric Danis of the […]

Hostess Extraordinaire Kara Scott to Spearhead Monthly 888poker News Show

Hostess Extraordinaire Kara Scott to Spearhead Monthly 888poker News Show

Chad Holloway - February 9th, 2017

Earlier this week, the second largest online poker site in the world launched 888poker News, a web show devoted to keeping players informed on all things 888poker. The show, which […]

CardsChat Running 200K Members Celebration, Freeroll Tournaments and Prizes Up for Grabs

CardsChat Running 200K Members Celebration, Freeroll Tournaments and Prizes Up for Grabs

Jon Sofen - February 9th, 2017

The CardsChat poker forum is approaching its 200,000th member. To celebrate the milestone, users will have an opportunity to win money in freeroll poker tournaments and score other prizes. CardsChat […]

Max Pescatori Auctions Off WSOP Bracelet on eBay for Charity

Max Pescatori Auctions Off WSOP Bracelet on eBay for Charity

Jon Sofen - February 8th, 2017

Max Pescatori is another example of a poker player who gives back to his community. The four-time WSOP bracelet winner is auctioning off one he won in 2015 on eBay […]

Online Player Simon “C Darwin2” Mattsson Captures Two Swedish Poker Awards

Online Player Simon “C Darwin2” Mattsson Captures Two Swedish Poker Awards

Chad Holloway - February 8th, 2017

Swedish poker players recently recognized their own with the 8th Annual Swedish Poker Awards, just three weeks before the third annual American Poker Awards.  Since 2009, a nomination and voting […]