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2017-09-22 00:59
Poker Community Comes Forward To Help Mexico Earthquake Tragedy Victims
More than 250 people were killed, and many were injured when the outskirts of Mexico city was hit by an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude. Damage was to such an extent that the quake led to the collapse of more than 30 buildings.…
2017-09-21 15:58
German Poker Players Rule The Poker Masters Final Event
German poker pro, Fedor Holz is leading in the $100,000 buy-in Poker Masters series final event.…
2017-09-19 14:11
Online Poker Regulation In Michigan Still Holds A Chance In 2017
Soon after a lawmaker gave a new proposal to the online poker games, lawmakers in Michigan are discussing the merits of the regulating online casino games.…
2017-09-19 00:06
Brandon Adams Wins The Poker Masters Event 4 By Defeating Doug Polk
The Poker Masters Event #4, $50,000 No Limit Hold’em held at the ARIA Resort and Casino saw some 39 entrants registering. The only player that emerged out as the winner by the end of the event was Brandon Adams with winnings of $819,000 in top prize place.…
2017-09-18 15:21
University Of Ottawa Offers Poker 101 Course
Tables are turning for poker. As the game is infamous for being the reason to drop out from college for many, soon students would be attending the college for the same. Despite being a fun game and a hard way to make a comfortable living, poker is also an excellent educational tool.…
2017-09-17 22:08
Bryn Kenney Wins The Poker Masters Event 3 To Occupy The Second Position For The Poker Masters Purple Jacket
Bryn Kenney won The Poker Masters Event #3 and collected $960,000 in the winnings. Around 48 players entered the Poker Masters Event #3, a $50,000 No limit hold’em event. Only about seven players returned to action on Saturday.…
2017-09-16 15:03
With The Introduction Of Gambling Amendment Bill Australia Bans Online Poker
The government in Australia has implemented the Gambling Amendment Bill on Wednesday rendering online poker illegal in Australia. The Australian government has however confirmed that it is seriously considering potentially legalising online poker and introducing an overall licensing framework.…
2017-09-14 13:07
Real Money Poker Apps Go Live In Google Play Store
Google Play mobile app store customers in the UK can now download real money poker apps from PokerStars, partpoker and 888poker. The app store relaxed its rules for the real money gambling to be in pace with the Apple’s App Store rules, back in July.…
2017-09-13 14:03
Poker Community To Help Victims Of The Two Hurricanes Through Global Poker Tournament
Players at Global Poker scheduled this Sunday, September 17 can show their support to the victims of the Hurricane Harvey and Irma through their participation in a charity tournament.…
2017-09-13 08:15
2017 WSOPE At The Czech Republic Announces 5 M In Main Event Guaranteed Prize Pool
The already larger than life 2017 WSOPE poker festival with the initial guaranteed prize pool of €4 million has announced the event to get bigger with the increase in the prize to €5m in the €10,300 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The champion of the event can now walk away with a guaranteed at least a €1m payday along with the championship gold bracelet.…
2017-09-08 14:58
888poker Announces Launch Of XL Eclipse
888poker is launching on September 10, XL Eclipse. It will have 197 events on its schedule and spans over 15 days. It is a huge event, where the players are being offered a huge value based on buy-in level.…
2017-09-08 12:53
Hurricane Irma To Affect The Poker Industry In Florida
The poker rooms across the state, especially to the south of Florida are likely to shut down until the storm passes away. According to the National Hurricane Centre, about a dozen card rooms are expecting the hurricane by the early Sunday morning in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area.…
2017-09-07 15:18
PokerStars Introduces Major Change In Its Multiple Seat Entry Through Satellite Policy
PokerStars rolled out yet another major change in its online poker policies, this time removing the chance for players to earn multiple seats of their live tournaments via satellites. It will bring about a huge change from the traditional way, where players found satellites to profit their efforts past the initial tournament seat.…
2017-09-06 14:58
William Kassouf Slow Rolls Opponent On Live At The Bike
Habitual slow poker player, William Kassouf lived up to his reputation in a recent game outside of Los Angeles.…
2017-09-05 13:40
Fedor Holz Partners With Partypoker As The Site Sets To Compete With PokerStars
Top German poker-pro, Fedor Holz announced his partnership with PartyPoker through his twitter handle. The move comes as a marketing quest to uplift the profile of the poker site in a bid to overtake PokerStars, which is the top performer as the best place to play poker online.…
2017-09-05 09:54
John Hesp Reveals He s In Talks About A Movie On His Poker Journey
John Hesp made an appearance for the first time after finishing 4th in the WSOP $10,000 Main Event. Hesp reported the local newspaper he’s in talks about, a movie made on his life.…
2017-09-04 13:33
Jeremy Meacham Takes Down The First Place In The 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods Main Event
Poker-pro Jeremy Meacham won the 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods Main Event in his third time entering the event after 2015, 2016 and finally this year. Meacham won the event and took away the prize of over $156,000, along with the coveted gold ring, after beating a pool of 486 players.…
2017-09-01 08:39
Poker Room In California Re Opens After Two Weeks Of Shuttering Due To Insufficient Funds
The California casino that had to shut its door for about two weeks due to the state investigations into its finances reopened on Thursday.…
2017-08-31 14:20
J.C Enters the Final Table As Chip Leader Phil Hellmuth Joins In With Third Highest Chips
The Bicycle Hotel & Casino is currently hosting World Poker Tour Legends of Poker $4,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. In all 763 players entered, the second largest turnout in the history of the tournament.…
2017-08-31 09:18
Writer and Poker Player Rachel Kranz Passes Away At 62
A well-respected poker player from New York, Rachel Kranz, passed away unexpectedly on Monday.…

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