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2017-07-24 07:32
Poker Hall Of Fame Includes Phil Ivey And Late David Devilfish Ulliott
Phil Ivey and Late David “Devilfish” Ulliott has been added to the Poker Hall of Fame (PHOF) on Friday night. They were one of the top 10 chosen nominees, of which 27 members at PHOF, sd well as 18 members of the media. Other nominees included were Huck Seed, David Chiu, Matt Savage, Mori Eskandani, Max Pescaioty, Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow and Thor Hansen.…
2017-07-23 12:51
Scott Blumstein Wins 8.1 Million By Becoming The WSOP 2017 Champion
Scott Blumstein, 25-year-old New Jersey resident who has a degree in accounting, has become the 2017 World Series of Poker Champion by winning the series’ marquee no-limit Texas Hold’em main event. He won US$8.1 million as the top prize.…
2017-07-22 10:39
Final Table Sets For WSOP 2017 With Final 9 Players Returning After Two Day Break
The table for the main event was set for the final nine players who returned after a two-day break. Unlike the tradition of waiting for months for the WSOP main event to crown a winner, instead this year the tournament officials decided to cut the wait short in favour of a summer resolution.…
2017-07-21 05:21
Card Player Poker Tour Venetian Main Even Creates Huge Prize Pool By Drawing 688 Entries
The Card Player Poker Tour Venetian main event surprised everyone after the $5,000 buy-in event building a $3,199,200 prize pool that blew away the $2,000,000 guarantee. The no-limit main event drew a total of 688 players.…
2017-07-20 04:17
Card Player Poker Tour 250 Buy In Main Event Starts Thursday In Ocean s 11 Casino
The Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) is heading back to Oceanside, California to Ocean’s 11 Casino for the fourth time in the tour’s history starting this Thursday. The event spread out over three days from July 20-22 will have six starting flights in the $250 buy-in main event.…
2017-07-19 10:14
WSOP 2017 Main Event Reaches Its Final Table With 9 Participants Playing For 8.15 Million Winning Prize
After the ten days of tension, the final table of WSOP 2017 Main Event has been set with 9 participants left from the 7,221 entrants. The game will seek the title winner, over the span of three days, which will be played from July 20-July 22.…
2017-07-18 07:00
Adrian Moreno Wins His First WSOP Gold Bracelet In 1 111 Buy In Little One For One Drop
Adrian Moreno won $1,111 buy-in Little One for One Drop no-limit hold’em event. Moreno dedicated his victory to a close friend he recently lost, for which he had to fly back home for a day only to return to win this match for his lost friend. For the 48-year-old Ontario, California native, Moreno, it was his first WSOP gold bracelet. He also earned a prize of $528,316 along with the bracelet defeating an army of 4,391 entries.…
2017-07-17 05:47
For A 2 Pay 62 Year Old Birmingham Lady Ends Up In 8.1 M WSOP Game
To the biggest win of £23.50, 62-year-old, crochet-loving Birmingham gran Shirley Marshall, who is married to angling-addicted pensioner Ken, luck turned tables as she found herself sitting at the table for the World Series of Poker tournament. She found herself betting against the best Hold’Em poker player in the world with $8.1 million first prize up for grabs.…
2017-07-16 10:59
Brad Horner An IT Professional From California Wins 2017 Card Player Poker Tour Main Event
For a $400,000 guaranteed main event in the 2017 Card Player Poker Tour at the Bicycle Hotel and Casino a total of 1,754 players registered. A final prize pool of $467,928 was created from the high turnout of the players.…
2017-07-15 05:53
Felony Charges Dropped Against Online Gambling Billionaire Calvin Ayre By The U.S Government
The Canadian online gambling entrepreneur and founder of the Bodog brand, Calvin Ayre has been freed from the federal felony charges he was facing in the United States.…
2017-07-14 06:58
New Jersey s Online Poker Market A Bit Rough With All Time Low Collections
Ever since the regulated market was established in late 2013, online poker market has the worst collection as per the figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).…
2017-07-13 06:16
PokerStars Hits The Bull s Eye By Rescuing The PKR Stressed Players
Following the financial crunch, the PKR.com had to shut down its operations on May 3, giving its players nightmares as they faced the prospect of losing all their money held in their accounts.…
2017-07-12 08:26
Third Largest Ever WSOP 2017 Main Event
Registrations to the main event of the World Series of Poker, 2017, the third largest event ever, closed on Sunday. A total of 7,221 players registered for the main event, creating a prize pool of $67,877,400.…
2017-07-11 04:28
PokerStars Eyes American Poker Market With Launch Of European Poker Tournament Megastack
PokerStars is set to bring an experience of poker tournament that the European nation enjoys and decided to launch the Megastack tournament in Atlantic City.…
2017-07-10 04:55
Harrison Gimbel Wins 3 000 NLHE At WSOP 2017 Completing Poker s Triple Crown
Harrison Gimbel, 26-year-old poker pro has added his name to the exclusive list of Triple Crown winners, the second person to do so in WSOP 2017. …
2017-07-09 12:28
Nipun Java Wins 1 000 Online No Limit Hold em At WSOP 2017
Nipun Java, a software engineer, turned poker pro, won his second bracelet of the summer defeating an army of 951 entrants in WSOP 2017 $1,000 online no-limit hold’em, making $237,688 in the first prize place.…
2017-07-08 11:01
Elior Sion Wins 50 000 Buy in Poker Players Championship At WSOP 2017
Elior Sion, British high-stakes poker pro won the prestigious $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship at the 2017 WSOP on Friday morning after a straight-up match with Germany’s Johannes Becker.…
2017-07-07 08:40
Australian State Government Freezes Number Of Poker Machines In the State Until 2042
The Andrews Government has frozen the number of poker machines as part of the reforms to the industry, and there will be no new poker machine until 2042 in Victoria, Australia.…
2017-07-06 06:28
PokerStars Launches Stars Rewards Aiming Occasional Players
PokerStars, the online poker operator giant, will roll out their new player rewards programs called Stars Rewards. This move is aimed at creating opportunities of perks for players.…
2017-07-05 07:03
European Nations Set To Sign First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement On July 6
A creation of poker network that would combine players from all the four countries viz. France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal would be seen after the gambling regulators from these countries sign the shared liquidity agreement within two days. Not until last summer, shared liquidity was considered and eventually implemented despite, being in talks for several years.…

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