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WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis

WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis

Chad Holloway - January 22nd, 2018

This year’s NFL Super Bowl is being held in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, and while the city will be focused on football activities, the World Poker Tour is hoping to […]

New AI Could Improve on Libratus, Able to Not Just Beat Humans But Also Join Them

New AI Could Improve on Libratus, Able to Not Just Beat Humans But Also Join Them

Daniel Smyth - January 22nd, 2018

In the wake of Libratus, the poker bot that effectively “solved” no-limit Texas hold’em, artificial intelligence could become even more advanced if new research from an international group of computer […]

Pro Boxer Vijender Singh to Fight for Poker in India as Part of PokerBaazi Deal

Pro Boxer Vijender Singh to Fight for Poker in India as Part of PokerBaazi Deal

Daniel Smyth - January 22nd, 2018

India’s PokerBaazi has enlisted the services of professional boxer and Olympic medalist Vijender Singh in its fight to appeal to Hindu-speaking players. In a move designed to broaden the site’s […]

Art of the Political Deal: Poker Players Keep It Friendly when Betting on Donald Trump

Art of the Political Deal: Poker Players Keep It Friendly when Betting on Donald Trump

Jon Sofen - January 22nd, 2018

Donald Trump will not be President of the United States on January 1, 2019. That’s the bet. If it doesn’t work out that way, poker player David Walton will be […]

Doug Polk’s Crytocurrency YouTube Channel Surpasses 100K Subscribers in Just One Month

Doug Polk’s Crytocurrency YouTube Channel Surpasses 100K Subscribers in Just One Month

Jon Sofen - January 21st, 2018

Doug Polk has moved from his poker career to a new field, and he’s having the same kind of success in the world of cryptocurrency that made him one of […]

Tiny Delaware Struggles Most Among States with Legal Online Poker

Tiny Delaware Struggles Most Among States with Legal Online Poker

Jon Sofen - January 20th, 2018

Online gambling activity in Delaware has dwindled so much so that few would even notice if it suddenly ceased to exist. After finishing the year with a lousy December performance, […]

Wichita Cops Arrested in FBI Bust of Kansas Underground Poker Game

Wichita Cops Arrested in FBI Bust of Kansas Underground Poker Game

Daniel Smyth - January 19th, 2018

Two Wichita, Kansas, police officers and a state highway patrol trooper have been charged with obstructing an FBI investigation following an illegal poker game. According to an indictment unsealed Thursday, […]

‘Toughest Final Table I Ever Played:’ Stefan Schillhabel Wins Lucky Hearts Super High Roller for $493K

‘Toughest Final Table I Ever Played:’ Stefan Schillhabel Wins Lucky Hearts Super High Roller for $493K

Chad Holloway - January 19th, 2018

The 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open festival is taking place right now at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood Florida. On Thursday night, the biggest buy-in tournament […]

$1.1 Million Bad Beat Jackpot, Biggest in US History, Hits at Detroit Poker Room

$1.1 Million Bad Beat Jackpot, Biggest in US History, Hits at Detroit Poker Room

Jon Sofen - January 18th, 2018

In most cases, losing a hand with quads is grounds for swearing off poker forever. At the Motor City Casino in Detroit on Tuesday, however, it was reason to pop […]

TK Miles Continues to Dominate Down South, Wins Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater for $139K

TK Miles Continues to Dominate Down South, Wins Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater for $139K

Chad Holloway - January 18th, 2018

This year’s $2,700 Main Event at the Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater in Biloxi, Mississippi, drew 175 entries to create a $437,500 prize pool, easily surpassing its advertised $300K guarantee. […]

2018 Asian Poker Tour Kicks Off in Vietnam at Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City

2018 Asian Poker Tour Kicks Off in Vietnam at Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City

Chad Holloway - January 17th, 2018

The Asian Poker Tour returns with a new season this weekend. Beginning Friday and running through Jan. 28, the APT Kickoff Vietnam will take place at the Pro Poker Club […]