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  3. Breaking NewsMustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos join Team WinamaxChalk up a huge score for Team Winamax... two times! The leading French online poker company announced the signing of two of the top pros in Europe – Mustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos. The French online gaming market is on the verge of merging their player pool with Italy, Spain, and Portugal. In advance of this merge, Winamax locked up the top players in Italy and Spain. Mustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos will join Team Winamax as brand ambassadors, alongside Belgian superstar Davidi Kitai and an impressive list of French pros such as Sylvain Loosli and Gaelle Bauman. [...] Read more…
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  5. Breaking NewsNew Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware to share player pools Chris Christie, the Governor of New Jersey, worked out a shared player pool agreement with Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada and Governor John Carney of Delaware. The three states will share the same player pool for online poker and online slots progressive jackpots. This new compact should boost revenue and encourage more online players to join the mix. For many Americans frustrated with local legislative igaming legalization efforts, this news out of New Jersey is a step in the right direction. [...] Read more… Gov. Chris Christie (R-New Jersey) helping move online poker one baby step forward
  6. NewsPoker Side Trips: Denver and Black Hawk, ColoradoColorado is one of the most popular tourist destination in the western United States. The Rocky Mountains attract visitors from all over the world, whether its hiking and rafting in the summers, or skiing and snowboarding in the winter. With the legalization of marijuana, the Rocky Mountain high has a whole new meaning. The cannabis industry in Colorado is booming, which is why Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in America. If you didn't know, an old mining town in Black Hawk, Colorado has become a hub of poker in the Rockies. If you desire cash games or tournaments, the Ameristar and Golden Gates in Black Hawk has your fix. Black Hawk is less than an hour drive from Denver, nestled in a canyon with a postcard-like scenic backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. [...] Read more…
  7. NewsPaul Phua Poker: How to spot visual tellsPaul Phua added a new strategy video to his growing arsenal on YouTube. Phua is a regular in the biggest cash games in Asia. He tapped some of his fellow players at the nosebleed stakes to share their thoughts on visual tells. Some tips are provided by legends such as Fedor Holz and Steve O'Dwyer. Also contributing some tips... Sam Trickett, Timofey 'trueteller' Kuznetsov, Dan 'Jungleman' Cates, and Lucas Greenwood. [...] Read more…
  8. Breaking NewsPokerStars Power Up now live in EU; Coming soon to all PokerStars platformsPokerStars HQ announced their latest invention, Power Up, is officially live in Europe. PokerStars Power Up will be rolling out to .COM and .NET within the end of the week. PokerStars Power Up will be giving avid poker players a chance to employ new strategies, while learning a new format of poker with special powers to "shake up the game." Using specialty power cards, you can gain an edge. For example, you can now peek at your opponent's hole cards, or get to choose what your next card will be. In addition, you can defend against opponent attacks. Will Power Up become the next big thing in the poker community Zoom and Open-Face Chinese Poker, or will it become another flash in the pan? [...] Read more…
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  10. News Legal online poker in Pennsylvania hits a snag due to budget crisisThe state of Pennsylvania, the sixth most populated state in America, missed the deadline to set a budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which in turn has created a short-term cash flow fiasco and ugly political feud between the governor and state legislators. Without a budget in place, an integral piece of gaming reform legislation is currently in limbo. The new gaming reform would legalize online casino, online poker, and daily fantasy sports. However, that was on contingent on the budget passing. Will Governor Tom Wolf and opposing state legislators figure out a solution to balance the budget and plug a $2.2 billion gap before Pennsylvania sinks deeper into debt? As of now, the future of online poker in Pennsylvania is a big fat question mark, with more pressing matters garnering the attention of politicos. [...] Read more…
  11. Jason Koon joins partypoker

    Breaking NewsJason Koon joins partypokerIn the latest move to acquire top-notch talent, partypoker invited Jason Koon to join forces with them. Koon, a high-stakes American pro who has over 8-figures in career tournament cashes, will be the newest member of partypoker's new advisory panel. Koon will join the ranks of Fedor Holz, Mike Sexton, Sam Trickett, and Johnny Lodden. [...] Read more…
  12. Art Papazyan wins another WPT event!

    Breaking NewsArt Papazyan wins another WPT event!Art Papazyan won another World Poker Tour event. It's been an epic Season XVI for Papazyan. Just last month, Papazyan took down the WPT Legends of Poker at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles. And last night, Art Papazyan won the WPT Maryland Live! for a $389,405 score. Inside of five weeks, Papazyan banked a cool $1 million. Also of note, Papazyan became the eighth player in WPT history to win multiple titles in a single season. [...] Read more… Pic courtesy of WPT.com
  13. Jungleman on short-handed poker

    NewsJungleman on short-handed pokerPaul Phua Poker released a new video featuring Daniel 'Jungleman' Cates. In this special video, Jungleman delivers a mini-masterclass in short-handed tournament play. [...] Read more… Jungleman grinding during the poker boom (Image Credit: Christopher Morris, The New York Times)
  14. NewsFedor Holz and performing under pressure on the Lewis Howes podcastGerman wunderkind Fedor Holz appeared on the Lewis Howes podcast The School of Greatness. The entrepreneur and best-selling author interviews various professional athletes, successful business leaders, and other people at the top of their profession. Howes invited Fedor Holz on his podcast because he was curious how Holz trained his mind to detach from the money and potentially losing in high stakes. In this hour-long episode, Holz dispatched many pearls of wisdom that can be applied to both life and poker. [...] Read more…
  15. Breaking NewsWSOP Circuit SHR: Anton Wigg wins High Roller and Joe Gotlieb wins Main EventIn the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the World Series of Poker Circuit event chugged along at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Swedish pro Anton Wigg won the WSOP Circuit High Roller Event during his first-ever trip to Florida. Wigg earned $111,719 plus the coveted ring. In the $1,675 buy-in SHR Main Event, Joe Gotlieb faded a field of 904 runners to win $257,638 plus a WSOP Circuit ring. [...] Read more… Anton Wigg (Pic via WSOP.com)
  16. Carbon Poker down???

    Is it still down?
  17. Breaking NewsMassacre in Las Vegas; 58 dead and 500 wounded after tragic shooting at outdoor music festivalOn Sunday evening, a shooter inside the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Casino and Hotel opened fired on a musical festival below along Las Vegas Blvd. Over 500+ people were injured and at least 58 people were confirmed killed at the Route 91 Harvest music festival across the street from Mandalay Bay. The shooting occurred shortly after 10pm local time at the end of the set by Jason Aldean. Authorities identified the shooter as Stephen Craig Paddock, a retired 64-year old from Mesquite, Nevada. Las Vegas Police officials said that Paddock died inside his hotel room with apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. This devastating incident is the worst mass-shooting in U.S. history. Investigators are still seeking a motive for the massacre. [...] Read more…
  18. Carbon Poker down???

    IIs everyone having issues logging on to Carbon Poker tonight September 29. 2017???
  19. Legal poker battle in Portland, Oregon

    Breaking NewsLegal poker battle in Portland, OregonThe city of Portland is battling with the state of Oregon over the legality of its poker rooms. The city allowed “cover charges” for poker rooms who skirted around the no-rake laws. The Oregon Lottery, which handles all gaming in the state of Oregon, stated that the largest room in Portland, the Portland Meadows, has until end of October to cease operations, or figure out a legal alternative. Otherwise, poker rooms in Portland are only a month away from closing its doors. [...] Read more…
  20. Big Poker League on PokerStars.comWednesday September 27, 2017 at 3:04 pm (New-York time, USA) on PokerStars.com $2.20 - 6 max $125 added Texas Hold'em No Limit Club Poker rankings This Tournament counts towards the Club Poker rankings.→ Get all the tournament info ← (password, how to play, results…)
  21. Breaking NewsSteven 'SvZff' van Zadelhoff wins WCOOP Main Event for $1.6 million scoreThe 2017 WCOOP concluded on Tuesday with the final table of the Main Event. The $5,200 buy-in championship event attracted 1,804 original runners and they added 379 additional entries for 2,183 total entrants. The prize pool was worth nearly $11M. First place was guaranteed at least $1.5M, but the final payout was $1.6 million. Holland's Steven 'SvZff' van Zadelhoff took down the Main Event for a sick payday. [...] Read more… Pic courtesy of PokerStars Blog
  22. NewsSeminole Hard Rock Hollywood charity tournament for Hurricane Irma victims on October 3PokerStars is joining forces with the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood in Hollywood, Florida to assist with the SHR's fundraising efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma. On October 3rd at 7pm, the Seminole Hard Rock will be hosting a charity tournament with proceeds going to Feeding South Florida. The Caribbean and South Florida were devastated by Hurricane Irma earlier this month. PokerStars' sponsored players, such as Florida resident Jason Mercier, Jen Shahade, and Jeff Gross, will be attending this special charity tournament to raise money for Irma relief organization Feeding South Florida. Through Helping Hands, PokerStars will be matching funds raised at the charity tournament on a dollar-to-dollar basis up to $100,000. [...] Read more…
  23. NewsPoker Masters: Steffen Sontheimer wins purple jacketLock up the purple! Germans continue to dominate high rollers! After five high roller events at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas, we finally have a newly-crowned Poker Masters champion: Steffen Sontheimer. Young German pro Sontheimer shipped two events including the $100K freezeout finale and the second event. In all, he banked over $2.7M and got to slide on the coveted purple jacket that all future Poker Masters winners will receive. [...] Read more…
  24. Breaking NewsPoker Masters: Nick Schulman, Steffen Sontheimer, Bryn Kenney, and Brandon Adams chasing purple jacketsThe first four events of the Poker Masters at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas are in the books, while the final and fifth event is currently underway. The first four events at Poker Masters each had a buy-in of $50,000, while the freezeout finale was an $100,000 entry. The overall winner at the Poker Masters will get awarded a coveted purple jacket. The first four event winners were Nick Schulman, Steffen Sontheimer, Bryn Kenney, and Brandon Adams. Only 14 players are still alive in Event #5. You can follow along with a live stream and coverage via PokerGO. [...] Read more…
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  26. NewsPokerStars, Helping Hands, and Hurricane Irma Emergency Appeal FundWhenever a tragic natural disaster hits like Hurricane Irma, most people are overwhelmed with a paralyzing feeling of helplessness. They want to help, but do not know the best way to assist those in need. Many charities are simply collecting for the "next" disaster, so the majority of your financial assistance is not exactly going to those currently afflicted. Luckily, PokerStars has lots of experience dealing with various charities. The online poker site recently announced how their players and other members of the poker community can assist with Hurricane Irma Emergency Appeal Fund. PokerStars teamed up with Helping Hands charity to make sure those in need get assistance. PokerStars will be matching their player donations, so every Dollar, Euro, or Pound counts. [...] Read more…
  27. NewsFull Contact Poker Podcast: Angle ShootingDaniel Negreanu recorded another episode of the Full Contact Poker Podcast. Episode 15 titled The One About Angle Shooting covered a few incidents of angle shooting. Kid Poker gave some examples by Amarillo Slim, Puggy Pearson, and Shaun Deeb. Angle shooting used to be more common place in the days before the online poker boom, but we still see some examples today with players testing the elasticity of the rules. [...] Read more…
  28. NewsWill Kassouf and the sickest slow rollWilliam Kassouf, the chatter box Brit who got his fifteen minutes of fame at the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event, flopped a monster hand during an appearence on Live at the Bike live stream at the Bicycle Casino outside of Los Angeles. Kassouf flopped a monster hand in a cooler. A slow roll ensued that might have been one of the sickest and most annoying slow rolls in recent history. [...] Read more…
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