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Nick Marchington on Defense Following WSOP Main Event Backer Scamming Accusations

Nick Marchington on Defense Following WSOP Main Event Backer Scamming Accusations

Jon Sofen - August 5th, 2019
Nick Marchington marched on over to Twitter to defend his actions following accusations that he scammed investors out of their share of his WSOP Main Event winnings. The seventh place […]
District Attorney Consultant Denies Scamming Houston Poker Club Out of $250K Over City Ordinance

District Attorney Consultant Denies Scamming Houston Poker Club Out of $250K Over City Ordinance

CardsChat News - July 30th, 2019
The consultant who represented a potential conflict of interest that caused money laundering charges to be dropped against the owners and operators of two Houston area poker clubs is denying […]
WSOP ‘Naked Man’ Ken Strauss Arrested for Hinting at Shooting Up Las Vegas Casinos

WSOP ‘Naked Man’ Ken Strauss Arrested for Hinting at Shooting Up Las Vegas Casinos

Jon Sofen - July 28th, 2019
As if exposing his genitalia during an all-in bet and then subsequently being disqualified from the 2019 WSOP Main Event wasn’t problematic for Ken Strauss, he’s in even more hot […]
ESPN Source: Nick Schulman Wasn’t Removed from WSOP Broadcast for Negative Comment

ESPN Source: Nick Schulman Wasn’t Removed from WSOP Broadcast for Negative Comment

Jon Sofen - July 27th, 2019
I’m not going to bury the lead here and tell you right up front that, upon going straight to the source, I can confirm that contrary to popular belief, Nick […]
Alleged $22 Million Fraud May Have Helped Dennis Blieden Win WPT Title

Alleged $22 Million Fraud May Have Helped Dennis Blieden Win WPT Title

Daniel Smyth - July 15th, 2019
Poker player Dennis Blieden may have won a World Poker Tour (WPT) title with ill-gotten gains according to fraud charges brought by the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Indicting the […]
Nick Schulman Addresses Broadcast Booth Removal Controversy: ‘I Don’t Think I Was Censored’

Nick Schulman Addresses Broadcast Booth Removal Controversy: ‘I Don’t Think I Was Censored’

Jon Sofen - July 12th, 2019
Nick Schulman spoke out against a poker fan who criticized his commentary during a recent WSOP Main Event broadcast. The 2019 bracelet winner was apparently removed from the broadcast for […]
Was Nick Schulman Booted from WSOP Main Event Broadcast for Controversial Comments? Negreanu Says No

Was Nick Schulman Booted from WSOP Main Event Broadcast for Controversial Comments? Negreanu Says No

Jon Sofen - July 10th, 2019
Rumors began swirling around social media on Wednesday evening that Nick Schulman was removed from a WSOP Main Event broadcast due to controversial comments made. But Daniel Negreanu and Norman […]
Partypoker Defeats More Cheats as Bot Battle Continues

Partypoker Defeats More Cheats as Bot Battle Continues

Daniel Smyth - July 9th, 2019
While players have been debating the recent software update at Partypoker, the site’s security team has been busy taking down more bots. Part of the operator’s ongoing effort to beat […]
Man Exposes Himself at Table, DQ’ed from WSOP Main Event (VIDEO)

Man Exposes Himself at Table, DQ’ed from WSOP Main Event (VIDEO)

Jon Sofen - July 6th, 2019
Day 1C of the 2019 WSOP Main Event was interesting, to say the least. Two players were disqualified within a few hours, including an unidentified, presumably intoxicated man who exposed […]
WSOP Parking Lot Robbery Story Raises Rio Security Concerns

WSOP Parking Lot Robbery Story Raises Rio Security Concerns

Jon Sofen - July 2nd, 2019
The WSOP isn’t commenting on an alleged armed robbery that took place in the Rio parking lot Monday morning before sunrise. Las Vegas police are investigating, and poker players are […]
Joey Salvaggi Preaches Vigilance at WSOP After Being Robbed by Gunman

Joey Salvaggi Preaches Vigilance at WSOP After Being Robbed by Gunman

Daniel Smyth - July 2nd, 2019
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) was on edge this week after a robbery. Joey Salvaggi said he was robbed at gunpoint outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino Las […]