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We’ll bring you all the goings on from the wonderful world of poker. You can track pro bust ups and melt downs, big wins, as well as news from the felt – both virtual and live.

Andre Agassi Reveals Boris Becker’s Fatal Tell

Andre Agassi Reveals Boris Becker’s Fatal Tell

Daniel Smyth - January 18th, 2017

Boris Becker might be making moves in the poker world at the moment, but it seems his one time rival Andre Agassi is the real pro when it comes to […]

Super High Roller Bowl at Aria Back in 2017, Begins May 28th

Super High Roller Bowl at Aria Back in 2017, Begins May 28th

Jon Sofen - January 18th, 2017

The $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl is coming back for a third season, per a Poker Central press release. This year’s event, held at Aria Resort and Casino in […]

Homo Sapiens Rally, But Libratus Remains On Top in Poker Bot vs Humans Challenge

Homo Sapiens Rally, But Libratus Remains On Top in Poker Bot vs Humans Challenge

Daniel Smyth - January 18th, 2017

A week after poker bot Libratus opened up a sizeable lead over its human opponents, it seemed as though the pros were starting to mount a comeback. Despite the artificial […]

Will Kassouf and Stacy Matuson to Play Heads-Up Grudge Match

Will Kassouf and Stacy Matuson to Play Heads-Up Grudge Match

Jon Sofen - January 17th, 2017

Will Kassouf went from unknown British poker pro to the talk of the poker world following ESPN’s 2016 WSOP Main Event coverage. He used “speech play,” considered annoying to some […]

iGaming Will Be Worth $96 Billion by 2024, Market Research Asserts

iGaming Will Be Worth $96 Billion by 2024, Market Research Asserts

Daniel Smyth - January 17th, 2017

The iGaming industry is predicted to grow by more than 10 percent and become an industry worth almost $100 billion by 2024. That’s the word from Transparency Market Research (TMR), a company […]

Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Live Poker

Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Live Poker

Philip Conneller - January 17th, 2017

Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) has launched a legislative push to have poker reclassified as a game of skill. Lucas, who has long campaigned, unsuccessfully, to legalize casino gaming […]

Christian Lusardi Only Served Six Months for Borgata Chip Scandal

Christian Lusardi Only Served Six Months for Borgata Chip Scandal

Jon Sofen - January 16th, 2017

The infamous Borgata chip fraudster, Christian Lusardi, only spent six months behind bars for his crimes against the poker community. Lusardi hit the headlines back in 2014 when he tried […]

Global Poker Index Makes Changes to Player of the Year Scoring System

Global Poker Index Makes Changes to Player of the Year Scoring System

Jon Sofen - January 16th, 2017

The Global Poker Index is making some changes to its Player of the Year standings for 2017. These changes will be put in effect immediately. Alex Dreyfus, founder of the […]

Christian Harder Crushes PokerStars Championship Bahamas

Christian Harder Crushes PokerStars Championship Bahamas

Philip Conneller - January 16th, 2017

The PokerStars Championship’s inaugural main event, at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, in the Bahamas, was won Saturday night by Christian Harder. The 29-year-old Maryland native picked up $429,664 after […]

Partypoker Goes Live with Multimillion Dollar Poker Tour

Partypoker Goes Live with Multimillion Dollar Poker Tour

Daniel Smyth - January 15th, 2017

Partypoker is taking its brand of poker off on a world tour in 2017 with the first incarnation of a new tournament series known as partypoker Live. Despite being more […]

MSPT Season 8 First Event Winner Is Craig Trost, in Largest Wisconsin Tournament Field in History

MSPT Season 8 First Event Winner Is Craig Trost, in Largest Wisconsin Tournament Field in History

Chad Holloway - January 14th, 2017

Craig Trost, a 32-year-old professional in the life sciences field, has started his new year off with a bang after taking down the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) $350 Regional Event at Potawatomi Hotel […]