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King’s Resort Announces 2019 WSOP Europe Schedule

Cliff Spiller | May 4, 2019

King's Casino Rozvadov, the largest land-based poker room in Europe, announced the schedule for the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE). The tournament takes place between October 13 and November 4 and includes 10 events which award a WSOP gold bracelet. Two events loom large on the schedule. One...

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Phil Hellmuth Discusses Poker Career and WSOP History

Cliff Spiller | April 30, 2019

Phil Hellmuth holds a record number of WSOP bracelets (15), so it's no surprise he enjoys talking about his poker career. Recently, the Poker Brat discussed the start of his pro poker career at age 23 and the events where he first gained a name. His first World Series of...

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Chris Moorman Collects His 30th Triple Crown

Cliff Spiller | April 29, 2019

A player achieves the Triple Crown in online poker when he or she wins a poker event on three separate poker sites in a 7-day period. The UK's Chris Moorman is the undisputed master of the Triple Crown, which poker statistics site PocketFives created as a way to honor online...

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Antonio Esfandiari Beats Kevin Hart in Boxing Match

Cliff Spiller | April 27, 2019

Poker pro Antonio Esfandiari won his exhibition boxing match and his prop bet with comedian Kevin Hart. The 40-year old Esfandiari used his height and reach to defeat the 39-year old Hart, who had prior boxing experience. No one released the amount of the prop bet, though it was a...

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PokerStars Prepares Aurora Software Upgrade

Cliff Spiller | April 25, 2019

PokerStars' Aurora software upgrade looks as if it's almost ready to debut to the broader poker world. PokerStars rolled out its Aurora software upgrade in the Portuguese poker market recently. Aurora is the largest software upgrade PokerStars has launced in years. Last winter, Pokerfuse announced that PokerStars planned a major...

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PokerStars Fined $10,000 by New Jersey DGE

Cliff Spiller | April 24, 2019

Stars Group received a $10,000 fine from the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), because PokerStars accepted college sports bets. Stars Group owns PokerStars, which operates the largest poker site in the New Jersey online gaming market. PokerStars also runs an online sportsbook and casino in partnership with Resorts Casino, an...

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Senator Cory Booker Supports Online Poker

Cliff Spiller | April 19, 2019

U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) became the first candidate for the Democrat Party's 2020 presidential nomination to support online gambling. The former mayor of Newark said he opposed the recent DOJ opinion banning interstate online poker and casinos. It is early in the nominating process, but candidates are starting...

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2019 Could Be Rio’s Final Year Hosting WSOP

Cliff Spiller | April 18, 2019

With the 50th Anniversary World Series of Poker a little over a month away, the poker community buzzes with rumors this could be the last year the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino hosts the event. When the WSOP begins its 77 events schedule on May 29, the smart money says...

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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Stagnate

Cliff Spiller | April 17, 2019

Even as New Jersey's online gambling revenues continue to climb, its online poker industry faces decline. Experts pointed to several reasons for iPoker's issues in New Jersey, but the biggest problem is the federal government's new policy on interstate online poker. Under a new DOJ opinion, New Jersey soon will...

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Daniel Negreanu Changes WSOP Player of the Year Strategy

Cliff Spiller | April 16, 2019

Daniel Negreanu revealed a new strategy this week for winning World Series of Poker Player of the Year (POY). Negreanu claims his poker strategy in 2018 and before was fatally flawed, making it next to impossible to win the WSOP Player of the Year award. Previously, KidPoker entered $10,000 buy-in...

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