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Doyle Brunson and Vanessa Selbst Duke It Out on Twitter Over Donald Trump Support

Doyle Brunson and Vanessa Selbst Duke It Out on Twitter Over Donald Trump Support

Jon Sofen - September 24th, 2016

Doyle Brunson is as close to a patron saint as you can find in the poker universe. He’s revered as the original crusader, the dynasty founder, and a lesson in […]

Antonio Esfandiari Conjures Up Partnership With StakeKings Website

Antonio Esfandiari Conjures Up Partnership With StakeKings Website

Jon Young - September 23rd, 2016

Antonio Esfandiari has worked his magic once more by securing a sponsor deal with the StakeKings.com website. As part of the deal, “The Magician” will be selling stakes in his […]

WPT Borgata Poker Open Down to Final Table, Farid Jattin Leads

WPT Borgata Poker Open Down to Final Table, Farid Jattin Leads

Jon Sofen - September 23rd, 2016

The WPT Borgata Poker Open will be down to its “television table” when play begins on Friday, September 23 in Atlantic City. That means six players are left, all of […]

Annie Duke to Host Poker Ball with Hank Azaria

Annie Duke to Host Poker Ball with Hank Azaria

Jon Sofen - September 22nd, 2016

Annie Duke, a former professional poker player, is hosting a Poker Ball with actor Hank Azaria on Saturday, October 6 in Philadelphia. The event, which is now sold out, will […]

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Hearing Set for September 27 Could Be Last Chance for 2016

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Hearing Set for September 27 Could Be Last Chance for 2016

Jon Sofen - September 22nd, 2016

There’s good news for those hoping a Pennsylvania online gambling bill might yet pass in 2016, but had given up hope. Just don’t get too excited quite yet. The state […]

Jason Mercier Dominates Global Poker League Action on Tuesday

Jason Mercier Dominates Global Poker League Action on Tuesday

Jon Sofen - September 21st, 2016

When the Global Poker League (GPL) returned to action on Tuesday after a two-month break, it was Jason Mercier of the New York Rounders who proved to be the day’s […]

WPT Borgata Poker Open Day Two: Taha Maruf Starts Day in Chip Lead

WPT Borgata Poker Open Day Two: Taha Maruf Starts Day in Chip Lead

Jon Sofen - September 21st, 2016

In New Jersey at the WPT Borgata Poker Open, Taha Maruf held the chip lead with 794,000, and blinds were at 2500-5000 (500 ante) when play resumed on Wednesday. With just 159 […]

Poker Rage Causes Axe Maniac To Attack Opponent in Barber’s Chair

Poker Rage Causes Axe Maniac To Attack Opponent in Barber’s Chair

Philip Conneller - September 20th, 2016

A sore poker loser who attacked his vanquisher with an axe as he sat in a barber’s chair was sent to prison for 27 months by a UK judge this […]

Jeremy Dresch Wins Second MSPT Title at Running Aces Main Event

Jeremy Dresch Wins Second MSPT Title at Running Aces Main Event

Chad Holloway - September 20th, 2016

Only seven players had won multiple Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) titles, but this past weekend, 42-year-old Jeremy Dresch became the eighth by winning the MSPT Running Aces Main Event for […]

Doug Polk Crushes Twitch Stream Record with $455,000 Score in PokerStars WCOOP High Roller

Doug Polk Crushes Twitch Stream Record with $455,000 Score in PokerStars WCOOP High Roller

Jon Sofen - September 20th, 2016

Doug Polk didn’t break Mark Phelps’ Olympic gold medal record or surpass Barry Bonds on the all-time home run list. But he did accomplish something those obsessed with Twitch Poker […]

Delaware Online Gaming Continues Evolving With Increased Revenues

Delaware Online Gaming Continues Evolving With Increased Revenues

Philip Conneller - September 19th, 2016

Delaware’s online gaming sector, which has been on life support at times during its three-year history, is beginning to bloom. The sector recorded a 54 percent year-on-year increase in net […]