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  1. NewsNOVEMBER NINE DOWN TO THREE; JOE MCKEEHEN WITH MASSIVE LEAD AT END DAY 2Six players returned for the second day of the 2015 WSOP November Nine, which commenced with another quick bustout on the second hand when Thomas Cannuli had pocket Aces snapped off by Max Steinberg's pocket tens. Ace-Jack was an unlucky hand at the final table. Israel's Zvi Stern busted in fifth place with A-J against A-K, and Max Steinberg was picked off in fourth place with A-J versus A-Q. With three to go play was suspended. Chip leader Joe McKeehen holds a monster stack that is more than 2/3 of all chips in play. [...] Read more…
  2. The Club Poker Interview: Jason Mercier

    NewsThe Club Poker Interview: Jason MercierJason Mercier is one of the top players in the world. Doesn't matter if it's online or live poker, Mercier is regarded as one of the best. Despite the success, he's never in the same place for too long. Mercier is constantly on the road playing the international circuit, but Club Poker Radio's Gaëlle Jaudon finally tracked him down for an interview. Mercier reveals how he regained focused playing tournaments and what he recently did to stop a downswing during a horrendous start to the summer of 2015. [...] Read more… Jason Mercier back on track after a rough summer
  3. NewsNOVEMBER NINE TRIMMED TO 6; PIERRE NEUVILLE OUT IN 7THOn the opening day of the November Nine, the two short stacks busted early. Patrick Chan went out in 9th place on the second hand and Italy's Fedrico Butteroni was dunzo in 8th place. After several plodding hours, Belgium's Pierre Neuville was knocked out in 7th place. Joe McKeehen started the final table as the chip leader and he ended the day with almost 50% of the chips in play. [...] Read more…
  4. NewsWillie Nelson Smokes High Rollers in High-Stakes HeistsNotorious pothead Willie Nelson revealed that he gets friends like Woody Harrelson really baked before taking advantage of them in high-high-stakes poker hijinks. Be on the lookout for the 420 Poker Bandit… [...] Read more… Just don't get super high with Willie Nelson and play heads-up for rolls... you will get smoked!
  5. NewsPokerStars Overhauls VIP Program; No More Free Tacos for Super Nova EliteAfter the new VIP loyalty plan by PokerStars was leaked on a Russian site, PokerStars HQ confirmed they overhauled the VIP system and created a new one to 'enhance the playing experience.' Of course, the poker community did not take the news very well. Another day, another outrage. [...] Read more…
  6. NewsMike Gorodinsky Wins 2015 WSOP Player of the YearAlthough his POY overall lead going into the WSOP Europe was vulnerable, Mike Gorodinsky held off Brian Hastings and Shaun Deeb in Berlin, then edged out Jonathan Duhamel to win the 2015 WSOP Player of the Year.   The new POY accounting system, powered by GPI, drew tons of criticism and ire from the poker community… but then again, that always happens. [...] Read more… Mike Gorodinsky wins 2015 GPI WSOP Player of the Year
  7. NewsJonathan Duhamel wins WSOPE Berlin High Roller; Davidi Kitai second placeJonathan Duhamel won his third career bracelet in Berlin when he took down the WSOPE High Roller event. Duhamel beat 3-time bracelet winner Davidi Kitai heads-up for the win. He also outlasted a final six that included a pair of Germans, the winningest player in Italian history, and a guy who once dated Trishelle from "The Real World." [...] Read more… Jonathan Duhamel wins WSOPE High Roller (pic by fabfotos)
  8. NewsJC Alvarado and Olivier Busquet to Square Off in MMA Fight in April 2016 Two players enter. Only one walks out alive.   Okay, it's not quite a fight to the death, but two poker pros are going to square off in an MMA-style fight. Olivier Busquet and JC Alvarado have agreed to enter the Octogon in six months. [...] Read more… JC Alavarado... Mexican poker pro, conspiracy theorist, and now MMA fighter
  9. Poker Movies

    News18 Poker MoviesWe compiled a list of 18 of your favorite and not-so-favorite poker movies throughout the history of modern cinema. You will recognize most of the films like Rounders and The Sting, but there are a couple of obscure international films listed as well. [...] Read more… Teddy KGB in Rounders (1996)
  10. NewsJennifer Harman and John Juanda Elected to the Poker Hall of FameThe votes are in. Jen Harman and John Juanda made the cut and will become the 49th and 50th players elected to the Poker Hall of Fame. [...] Read more… John Juanda and Jen Harman to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame
  11. Kevin MacPhee Wins WSOPE Main Event

    Breaking NewsKevin MacPhee Wins WSOPE Main EventKevin MacPhee defeated David Lopez heads-up to win the WSOPE Main Event Championship in Berlin. On the final day of play at the Spielbank Berlin, MacPhee faded a final table that included JC Alvarado, Lucky Chewy, Kilian Kramer and Felix Bleiker. [...] Read more… Kevin MacPhee newest WSOPE Main Event Champion (pic by fabfotos)
  12. The internet cats thread

    LSD cats....
  13. Breaking NewsWSOPE: Main Event Approaching Final Table and High Roller Day 2 Live StreamHuge day at the WSOPE in Berlin. The Main Event has 11 players remaining with Kevin MacPhee as the chip leader, and Erik Seidel and Lucky Chewy right behind. Meanwhile, the High Roller event has 16 players left on the final two tables. German Fedor Holz and Italian Mustapha Kanit are battling for the lead, and John Juanda is third in chips. [...] Read more… The Spielbank Berlin Casino
  14. Film review: Mississippi Grind

    NewsFilm Review: Mississippi GrindPoker movies often flounder because they fail to live up to lofty expectations from the audience – both civilians and hardcore players. "Mississippi Grind", directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, but will the film resonate with poker players and other seasoned gamblers? Can "Mississippi Grind" become the next cult classic like "Rounders"? [...] Read more… Gerry (Ben Mendelsohn) and Curtis (Ryan Reynolds) embark on a road trip and gambling spree throughout the south.
  15. 2015 WSOP November Nine Betting Odds

    News2015 WSOP November Nine Betting OddsAs expected, the chipleader Joe McKeehen, is the odds on favorite to win the WSOP Main Event. But what do the bookies think about the other November Niners? How do they stack up? [...] Read more… Bookies worldwide are taking wagers on the November Nine
  16. News2015 WSOP November Nine Less Than 4 Weeks AwayThe final table of the 2015 WSOP Main Event is set. The November Nine features a unique cast of characters including a 72-year old former toy maker from Belgium, a 20-something poker pro who won his Main Event seat through a daily fantasy sports satellite, a tech geek from Silicon Valley, a cagey Israeli, an Italian with a funny name, and a couple of young Americans in hoodies. [...] Read more… The 2015 WSOP Main Event November Nine
  17. NewsWSOPE Berlin Crowns 8 Bracelet Winners; Main Event UnderwayThe 2015 WSOPE is being hosted at Spielbank Berlin Casino in Berlin, Germany. The Main Event Championship is currently under way. Eight of the total ten events are complete and we have 8 new bracelet winners including Barny Boatman. [...] Read more…
  18. NewsIsabelle Mercier New OFC Brand AmbassadorWhat do Isabelle Mercier, Open Face Chinese Poker, and the legendary music pioneer Giorgio Moroder have in common? [...] Read more… Isabelle Mercier new OFC brand ambassador for Tonybet
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