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  1. News2020 Aussie Millions: Farid Jattin wins 25K Challenge for $983,646 AUDFarid Jattin outlasted 169 runners to win the $25K Challenge at the 2020 Aussie Millions hosted at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. Jattin chopped heads up with George Wolff to win $983,646 AUD or approximately $679K USD. The final table also included Steve O'Dwyer, Sam Greenwood, Masato Yokosawa, Jack Sinclair, and Kenny Hallaert. [...] Read more…
  2. NewsWSOP announces 'Value Menu' bracelet events for 2020 WSOPThe World Series of Poker announced a special round of value menu events at the 2020 WSOP that include buy-ins of $1,000 or less. A total of 25 bracelet events will be hosted at the Rio Casino this summer that have a modest and affordable buy-in. A baker's dozen of events, 13 in total, at the 2020 WSOP will have buy-ins $888 or less including the $400 Colossus and numerous $500 buy-in deepstacked bracelet events. [...] Read more…
  3. NewsDustin Schoonover wins WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant and first ring The World Series of Poker Circuit's latest stop hit up the Oklahoma/Dallas area for the 2020 WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant. Dustin Schoonover outlasted 1,065 runners in the $1,700 buy-in Main Event to win $272,846. The Choctaw Durant final table also included John Skrovan, Brant Jolly, Mark Newton, Christopher Staats, Allen Brivic, Montana Bills, Austin Lewis, and Trung Pham. [...] Read more…
  4. NewsChance Kornuth leads final table at 2020 WPT Gardens Poker ChampionshipSeason XVIII of the World Poker Tour continued with the 2020 WPT Gardens Poker Championship that attracted 257 runners for their annual big tournament every January at the Hawaiian Gardens just outside Los Angeles. The 2020 WPT Gardens final table of six is set to resume on March 31, 2020 at the HyperX eSports Arena at the Luxor Casino in Las Vegas. Chance Kornuth bagged up the lead at the final table that also included Tuan Phan, Qing Liu, Straton Wilhelm, Jonathan Cohen, and Markus Gonsalves. [...] Read more… Pic via @ChanceCards on IG
  5. NewsInterview: Martin Harris, Author of Poker and Pop CultureD and B Poker published "Poker and Pop Culture: Telling the Story of America's Favorite Card Game" by Martin Harris. During the poker boom, Harris authored a popular blog titled Hard-Boiled Poker. Harris quit his job as an English professor and moved to Las Vegas to cover the World Series of Poker for numerous outlets. During the last 15 years, Harris compiled a collection of essays that became the genesis of Poker and Pop Culture. We're fortunate that Harris sat down with us for a fun interview. [...] Read more…
  6. News2020 WSOP releases $10,000 Championship events scheduleA total of 17 championship caliber events with at least a buy-in of $10,000 are on the schedule for the 2020 World Series of Poker at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas. The WSOP released the dates for all $10K championships including the $50,000 Poker Players Championship, $10,000 Main Event, and the $10,000 WSOP.com Online NL Championship, which is the online $10K event hosted online. [...] Read more…
  7. NewsNew podcast Heart of Poker with Kara Scott888poker Ambassador, Kara Scott, is hosting a new podcast called Heart of Poker. Kara will sit down to have a loose, yet compelling conversation with some of your favorite poker pros by asking a series of questions that are vastly different than the usual form of questioning from poker media. The first episode is available featuring the legendary Chris Moorman. [...] Read more…
  8. NewsBackers to buy horses in directly to 2020 partypoker LIVE eventsIn a game-changing move in the poker world, partypoker LIVE will allow backers to buy-in their staked players directly. The move will hopefully see an increase in tournament participation across the board. In the past, the staked horses had to buy-in themselves and deal with all the paperwork. [...] Read more…
  9. NewsBrazilian pro Felipe 'Mojave' Ramos joins GGPokerThe new calendar year of 2020 was barely a day old when Felipe 'Mojave' Ramos announced the news on his social media feed that he will be joining GGPoker as their latest ambassador. Mojave joins the likes of Daniel Negreanu and Bryn Kenney as ambassadors. Mojave spent time as the top ranked Brazilian and Latin American online player with over $2.6 million in career tournament earnings. [...] Read more…
  10. 2019: The Big Stories, Part 2

    News2019: The Big Stories, Part 2The year in review for 2019 continues with the second part that covers June through December. The World Series of Poker celebrated its 50th anniversary with a blowout at the Rio in Las Vegas. Hossein Ensan from Germany won the second-largest Main Event in WSOP history and he banked $10 million. PokerStars also announced the 2020 PSPC, which will take place in Barcelona in August 2020. PokerStars was also sold to Flutter (aka Paddy Power/Betfair). The Mike Postle cheating scandal also broke after he got caught cheating on the Stones Gambling Hall live stream. [...] Read more…
  11. 2019: The Big Stories, Part 1

    News2019: The Big Stories, Part 1We're quickly approaching the end of 2019 and the end of the decade. So much happened in 2019, we have a special two-part series highlighting the best and most interesting stories of 2019. In the first half of 2019, some of the big stories involved Chino Rheem winning the 2019 PCA and Spain's Roman Colillas taking down the inaugural PSPC in the Bahamas for $5.1 million. Bryn Kenney shipped the largest Aussie Millions in history. Just before the WSOP, Daniel Negreanu stepped down after 12 years as a sponsored pro and ambassador for PokerStars. Gianluca 'Tankanza' Speranza won the SCOOP Main Event in back-to-back years. [...] Read more…
  12. NewsMerry Christmas and Happy Holidaze!From everyone here at Club Poker, we want to wish you a joyful and bountiful holiday season. Merry Christmas and do not forget that the Winter Series kicks off today on PokerStars with 242 tournaments and $50 million in guaranteed prize pools. The new year is just around the corner, so start thinking about your 2020 poker resolutions. [...] Read more…
  13. Oklahoma Johnny Hale passes away at 92

    NewsOklahoma Johnny Hale passes away at 92Oklahoma Johnny Hale -- an old school poker player, author, and gambler -- passed away at the age of 92. Oklahoma Johnny worked diligently to bring players into the game of poker over the last several decades. He's also the author of the 1999 book "The Life and Times of a Gentleman Gambler: Oklahoma Johnny Hale on Poker and Las Vegas". [...] Read more… Pic by Pauly McGuire (Tao of Poker)
  14. NewsAlex Foxen wins WPT Bellagio Five Diamond Classic The final World Poker Tour event of 2019 came to an end wen Alex Foxen faded a field of 1,035 runners to win the 2019 WPT Bellagio Five Diamond Classic. Foxen outfoxed a final table that also included Toby Joyce, Seth Davies, Peter Neff, Danny Park, and Jonathan Jaffe. Foxen banked $1,694,995 plus a seat in the end of the WPT Tournament of Champions. [...] Read more… Pic by Joe Giron/WPT
  15. NewsWSOP adds Milly Maker, Ladies Championship, Closer and more dates to 2020 schedule The 2020 World Series of Poker returns to the Rio Casino in Las Vegas for the 51st version of the historic annual poker tournament. The suits at the WSOP dropped a "save the date(s)" announcement last week. And his week, they released the dates about a key weekend and a total of a dozen event names and dates. [...] Read more…
  16. NewsMikalai Pobal wins 2019 EPT Prague for €1,005,600Belarus' Mikalai Pobal picked off Hungarian pro, Norbert Szecsi, to win the 2019 EPT Prague. Pobal faded a field of 1,154 runners to win €1 million and become the latest champion on the European Poker Tour. Pobal joined Vicky Coren as the only dual winner on the EPT. Pobal shipped the 2012 EPT Barcelona and waited seven years to take down his second EPT crown. [...] Read more… Pic by Neil Stoddart, PokerStars Blog
  17. NewsPokerStars releases 2020 live event schedulePokerStars released their live events schedule for 2020, which includes a total of 21 events starting in Manilla in January and concluding with the EPT Prague in December. Along the way, they will be doling out Platinum Passes to the 2020 PSPC in Barcelona. [...] Read more…
  18. NewsRock the Kasabov, Boris Kasabov wins WSOP Circuit IP BiloxiBoris Kasabov of Houston, Texas is the latest World Series of Poker Circuit champion and ring winner. Kasabov outlasted a field of 271 players to win the 2019 WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi Event #10 $1,700 Main Event Championship. Kasbov defeated Ben Thomas heads-up for the title and first place prize worth nearly $100,000. [...] Read more…
  19. NewsPokerStars Winter Series begins on December 25PokerStars will host their third-largest online series of the year with their annual PokerStars Winter Series, which begins on December 25 and lasts nearly three weeks with over 242 tournaments with $50 million in guaranteed prize pools including a special Sunday Million with a $3 million guarantee. At least 34 events have a modest buy-in of $5.50, while 47 events are catered for high-stakes players with buy-ins costing $1,000 or higher. The Main Event has three tiers with $55, $530, and $5,300 price points. [...] Read more…
  20. 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…
  21. 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…
  22. 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…
  23. 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…
  24. 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
  25. 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…
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