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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.

Poker World Knew Leeann Tweeden Long Before She Outed Al Franken as Sexual Miscreant

Poker World Knew Leeann Tweeden Long Before She Outed Al Franken as Sexual Miscreant

Jon Sofen - November 17th, 2017

Sexual assault is no laughing matter. But comedian turned US Senator Al Franken left people shaking their heads as they learned that the liberal leader was the latest person you […]

Twitter Fight: Daniel Negreanu and James Woods Go at It Over Sexual Abuse Claims

Twitter Fight: Daniel Negreanu and James Woods Go at It Over Sexual Abuse Claims

Jon Sofen - November 16th, 2017

With people recently empowered to share their stories about being victims of sexual misconduct, it should come as no surprise that the poker world isn’t immune from revelations about disgraceful […]

Poker Promoter Isok Aronov Gets Year Behind Bars for Operating Coney Island Gambling Den

Poker Promoter Isok Aronov Gets Year Behind Bars for Operating Coney Island Gambling Den

Chad Holloway - November 15th, 2017

Remember kids, crime doesn’t pay. Case in point: 33-year-old Isok Aronov will spend the next year of his life behind bars for his role in operating a high-stake gambling den […]

Does Joe McKeehen Have What It Takes to Be a Successful Poker Coach?

Does Joe McKeehen Have What It Takes to Be a Successful Poker Coach?

Jon Sofen - November 15th, 2017

If Ted Williams, one of the greatest hitters of all-time, couldn’t succeed as a baseball manager, perhaps, a former World Series of Poker Main Event champion isn’t a qualified poker […]

Jason Beasley, Gerald Morrell Strike It Big at Inaugural MSPT Denver Poker Open

Jason Beasley, Gerald Morrell Strike It Big at Inaugural MSPT Denver Poker Open

Chad Holloway - November 15th, 2017

For the past two weeks, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) has been at Golden Gates Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado, for back-to-back events. First, there was a $360 Regional Event, […]

Partypoker Ventures into Caribbean Waters with $10M in Tourney Guarantees

Partypoker Ventures into Caribbean Waters with $10M in Tourney Guarantees

Jon Sofen - November 14th, 2017

For nearly 15 years, the Caribbean Sea was controlled by PokerStars. But now Partypoker is making more serious inroads on this turf, er, surf, giving away at least $10 million […]

‘Molly’s Game’ Picked to Replace Kevin Spacey Film at AFI Festival

‘Molly’s Game’ Picked to Replace Kevin Spacey Film at AFI Festival

Jon Sofen - November 14th, 2017

“Molly’s Game,” a soon-to-be-released film about a “Poker Princess” who ran a private poker room for high rollers and A-list Hollywood celebrities, has been chosen to replace “All the Money […]

Arkansas Hero Daniel Lowery Wins 6th Circuit Ring, $259K at WSOP Choctaw

Arkansas Hero Daniel Lowery Wins 6th Circuit Ring, $259K at WSOP Choctaw

Chad Holloway - November 14th, 2017

World Series of Poker Circuit grinders across the country cheered on one of their own on Monday in the WSOP Circuit Choctaw $1,675 Main Event. The tournament drew 908 entries […]

Breaking Josh Brikis: Poker Pro Leaves Game Behind to Focus on Family and Business

Breaking Josh Brikis: Poker Pro Leaves Game Behind to Focus on Family and Business

Chad Holloway - November 13th, 2017

There was a time when Pennsylvania’s Josh Brikis was considered one of the best young guns in poker. From 2006 to 2015, Brikis won $1,584,725 playing tournaments, but shortly thereafter […]

New CoinPoker Ready to Launch, But Is Cryptocurrency Really Online Poker’s Future?

New CoinPoker Ready to Launch, But Is Cryptocurrency Really Online Poker’s Future?

Daniel Smyth - November 13th, 2017

As the price of Bitcoin reaches record highs, a new cryptocurrency poker site claims it’s set to revolutionize the industry. But some see the innovation as something taking us back […]

Doug Polk Decries High-Stakes Players Who No-Show for Televised Games

Doug Polk Decries High-Stakes Players Who No-Show for Televised Games

Jon Sofen - November 13th, 2017

No poker player wants to be stuck in a stacked lineup. Doug Polk is mad he ended up in a brutal lineup on a Friday Live at the Bike livestream […]