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  1. 2020 WSOP will run May 26 to July 15

    News2020 WSOP will run May 26 to July 15The World Series of Poker announced the overall dates for the 51st installment of the WSOP at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas. The 2020 WSOP will begin on May 26 and run through July 15. The prestigious $10,000 buy-in Main Event kicks off with four opening flights starting on Day 1A and concluding with Day 1B on July 4. Despite the rumors, the WSOP will remain at the Rio Casino for at least one more running. [...] Read more…
  2. NewsBenjamin 'frenchsniperrr' Chalot wins partypoker 2019 MILLIONS Online for $2.2 millionBenjamin 'frenchsniperrr' Chalot outlasted 2,108 runners to win the partypoker 2019 MILLIONS Online for a $2.2 million score. The French players chopped heads up with Lucio. John Duthie finished in fifth place. The top four places won at least $1.1 million. [...] Read more…
  3. NewsErik Gorman wins WSOP Circuit Cherokee Main Event The 2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Cherokee at Harrah's in Cherokee, North Carolina concluded this year's Circuit series. Event #10, also known as the $1,700 buy-in Main Event championship, featured 1,000 runners taking a shot at a Circuit ring and over a quarter-million in cash. Despite coming into the final day with the short stack, Erik Gorman from Maryland went the distance and he was the last person standing after he defeated Hannah Guthrie heads-up to win his first WSOP Circuit ring and $260,480 in cash. [...] Read more…
  4. NewsCrypto tanking, Bitcoin prices hit year lowsBitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies are hitting lows for the year. Current prices are similar to August 2017 levels, shortly after the 2017 World Series of Poker ended and numerous poker pros were heavily vested in crypto. Will the drastic drop see a significant number of crypto-vested poker players return to the daily grind? Which notables will come out of retirement after stepping away? Or is it time to borrow money from Timex or Johnny Bax and buy as much BTC as you can? [...] Read more…
  5. NewsMilen Stefanov wins WPT Seminole Rock 'N' Roll Poker OpenThe latest stop on the World Poker Tour reached the Seminole Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Hollywood, Florida for the WPT Seminole Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open. This year's event attracted 988 runners and a prize pool over $3.16 million. This WPT final table included Milen Stefanov, David Novosel, Roman Korenev, Fabian Gumz, Francis Anderson and Cesar Fuentes. Bulgaria' Stefanov won his first WPT title when he picked off Gumz heads-up for the title, $545,070 in cash, and a seat into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions. [...] Read more… Pic by @WPT
  6. NewsKlay Thompson, Splash Brother and poker fishKlay Thompson, an NBA All-Star and member of the Golden State Warriors, recently appeared on Kneading Dough with Maverick Carter to discuss finance but the chat delved into how Thompson spent a lot of money when he first entered the league and one of his big leaks happened to be the losing at poker against his much-better teammates like Steph Curry and David Lee. [...] Read more…
  7. NewsChristmas Gift Ideas: Masterclass with Phil Ivey and Daniel NegreanuChristmas and the holidays are right around the corner and if you're looking for a different gift considering gifting a relative or friend a Master Class featuring Phil Ivey or Daniel Negreanu. Both well-known pros joined Master Class as a guest instructor. [...] Read more…
  8. NewsOmar Lakhdari wins 2019 Unibet Open Paris Main EventOmar Lakhdari faded a field of 480 runners to win the 2019 Unibet Open Paris Main Event at Club Circus Paris in Paris, France. The French-heavy final table also included Quoc Dung Le, Vladimir Nex, Malik Corbin, Alexandru Danes, Michel Leibgorin, Giuseppe Zarbo, Alexey Dmitriev, and Hakim Chniyat. Lakhdari, the top player on Algeria's money list, now has over $1.68 million in tournament earnings. [...] Read more… Unibet Open Paris Champion Omar Lakhdari (Pic by cosmictrip)
  9. Newspartypoker MILLIONS Online returns December 1On Sunday the first of December, the $10,300 buy-in partypoker MILLIONS Online returns with the opening flight Day 1A of four day one's. This year's MILLIONS Online has a $20 million guaranteed prize pool. There's also a special $1 million bonus if the chip leader on Day 1A can go all the way and win the MILLIONS Online title. [...] Read more…
  10. NewsMichael Trivett wins WSOP Circuit Planet Ho, Paul 'Walnuts' Bianchi Binks HPT Championship Las Vegas pro Michael Trivett faded a field of 778 runners to win the $1,700 buy-in Main Event at the 2019 WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Trivett banked $215,943 for the win and earned his first WSOP Circuit ring. Meanwhile, the fifteenth season of the Heartland Poker Tour concluded with its year-end Championship event at the Hollywood Casino in St. Louis, Missouri. Chicago's Paul 'Walnuts' Bianchi outlasted 353 players to win the HPT championship and $181,874. [...] Read more… Michael Trivett (left) and Paul 'Walnuts' Bianchi (right)
  11. NewsJennifer Shahade simultaneously crushes chess and online pokerTwo-time U.S. chess champion and PokerStars mind games ambassador, Jennifer Shahade, is so skilled in both games that she easily multitabled both! One of her most recent videos included a simultaneous session of online poker and heads-up bullet chess. [...] Read more… Two-time U.S. chess champion and PokerStars mind sports ambassador Jennifer Shahade
  12. NewsAdrian Mateos wins partypoker MILLIONS World Bahamas for $1.1 millionAdrian Mateos, a Winamax sponsored player from Spain, outlasted a field of 948 to win the 2019 partypoker Live MILLIONS World Bahamas. A three-way chop secured $1,162,805 for Mateos, who outlasted a final table that included Chris Hunichen and Peter Jetten. It's been a good week at the Casino Baha Mar for Mateos, who also shipped a Super High Roller event for two titles in the Bahamas. [...] Read more…
  13. Daniel Negreanu becomes GGPoker pitchman

    NewsDaniel Negreanu becomes GGPoker pitchmanDaniel Negreanu and PokerStars parted ways after 12 years together at the end of May shortly before the start of the 2019 WSOP. Six months later, Negreanu announced he will be joining GGPoker as their ambassador. [...] Read more…
  14. NewsPokerStars introduces Deep Water Hold'em and Tempest Hold'emPokerStars recently added two new game variants called Deep Water Hold'em and Tempest Hold'em. Deep Water Hold'em is just like regular 6-handed hold'em except with deep stacks, a third blind, and escalating antes in non-showdown pots. Tempest Hold'em sounds like a lot of fun for because it's a simple concept: all-in or fold. [...] Read more…
  15. NewsDaniel Dvoress wins 2019 Super High Roller Bowl BahamasCanadian pro Daniel Dvoress outlasted a field of 51 entrants to win the $250,000 buy-in 2019 Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas during at the Baha Mar Casino in the Bahamas. Dvoress won $4.08 million for defeating Wai Leong Chan heads up for the title. The tough final table also included Kathy Lehne, Erik Seidel, Seth Davies, Steve O'Dwyer, Jason Koon, and Justin Bonomo. [...] Read more…
  16. NewsJames Holzhauer wins Jeopardy TOC, will play at Caribbean Poker PartyJames Holzhauer, a former online poker enthusiast and sports betting pro from Las Vegas, made waves when he went on an epic run on Jeopardy! earlier in the year with a 32-game winning streak. Holzhauer recently won the annual Tournament of Champions. He will also appear at the 2019 partypoker LIVE Caribbean Poker Party in the Bahamas with a special trivia event at the Baha Mar Casino. [...] Read more… Holzhauer at the 2019 WSOP in Vegas. [Pic by Chase Stevens/LVRJ]
  17. NewsSam Soverel wins 2019 Poker Masters $50K Main Event and Purple JacketAmerican pro Sam Soverel dominated the 2019 Poker Masters at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas with two event victories and seven final tables during the ten-event high roller series. He won Event #7 $25,000 PLO and took down Event #10 $50,000 NL Main Event for $680,000. In total, he banked $1.4 million including the coveted Purple Jacket. [...] Read more…
  18. NewsIgor Kurganov and Liv Boeree split PokerStars, Power Up dunzoTwo more well-known pros are no longer sponsored players and members of Team PokerStars. Igor Kurganov and Liv Boeree are no longer with PokerStars as the online poker giants shifts away from traditional sponsored pros. Meanwhile, PokerStars is also pulling the plug on Power Up Poker, one of the many new formats they introduced in the last few years that was more like a video game than old school poker. [...] Read more…
  19. Phil Hellmuth loses $20,000 tennis prop bet

    NewsPhil Hellmuth loses $20,000 tennis prop betPhil Hellmuth lost a prop bet worth $20,000 when he could not return a tennis ball hit by tennis pro Ellis Guernsey. Hellmuth had 20 attempts and could not return a single one. [...] Read more…
  20. NewsKristen Bicknell wins $25K NL Poker Masters eventCanadian pro Kristen Bicknell outlasted 51 players to win 2019 Poker Masters Event #6 $25,000 NL at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas. She defeated Chance Kornuth heads-up to win $408,000, which marked her largest cash to date. [...] Read more…
  21. NewsCorrection: Rob Campbell wins 2019 WSOP Player of Year after clerical errorThe World Series of Poker issued a statement today to recognize Australian pro Robert Campbell as the 2019 WSOP Player of the Year and not Daniel Negreanu. They incorrectly awarded 2019 WSOP POY to Daniel Negreanu at the conclusion of the WSOP Europe because of a error in their database. After an investigation, the WSOP discovered Negreanu got awarded POY points in an event he did not cash. Campbell wins the 2019 WSOP POY with Shaun Deeb finishing in second place and Negreanu finishing in third place. [...] Read more…
  22. 100K Isolation prop bet over on $62K buyout

    Breaking News100K Isolation prop bet over on $62K buyoutIt was a crazy wager, but American poker pro Rich Altai won the $100,000 prop bet where he had to live in complete isolation and seclusion for 30 days. After 20 days, Australian poker pro Rory Young realized Altai was going to all the way for the win, so he negotiated a buy-out worth $62,000. Altai agreed, and he exited the sequestered room where he lived in total darkness and silence for 20 days. [...] Read more…
  23. NewsDaniel Negreanu edges out Campbell/Deeb to win 2019 WSOP Player of the Year Daniel Negreanu secured the 2019 World Series of Poker Player of the Year with a strong performance at the WSOP Europe at King's Casino in RozVegas that included seven cashes and a final table. Kid Poker caught Australian pro, Robert Campbell, who went into the WSOPE as the POY leader. Negreanu, a 6-time bracelet winner, won his third Player of the Year title, but became the first player to win POY without securing a bracelet victory. [...] Read more…
  24. PokerStars goes live in Pennsylvania

    NewsPokerStars goes live in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania, now the fifth largest state in America after edging out Illinois with 12.8 million residents, officially has online poker again when PokerStars PA went online during a soft launch on Monday. The official launch will be Wednesday, November 6, 2019. [...] Read more…
  25. News2019 WSOP Europe: ElkY wins Colossus for 2nd braceletThe 2019 WSOP Europe concluded with the 15th and final event at the King's Casino in RozVegas. French pro Bertrand Grospellier, otherwise known as 'ElkY', won the Event #15 €550 Colossus NL for his second career bracelet. Elky faded a field of 2,738 runners to win €190,375. Shaun Deeb finished in 11th place but missed out on catching Daniel Negreanu for 2019 WSOP Player of the Year. [...] Read more…
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