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Kane Kalas and Shaun Deeb Make WSOP Main Event Bet

Cliff Spiller | May 10, 2019

Kane Kalas recently made a bet with Shaun Deeb over Phil Hellmuth's results in the upcoming 2019 WSOP Main Event. After the two made the original wager, Kalas made a bet with Doyle Brunson on Hellmuth WSOP results. The two bets are much different, but interesting in their own ways....

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PartyPoker and PokerStars Add Twitch Poker Streamers

Cliff Spiller | May 7, 2019

PokerStars and PartyPoker added to their growing list of Twitch streamers in the past few days. Both poker sites recently announced signings of poker streamers like Kevin Martin, Jaime Staples, Arlie Shaban, and Op-Poker. When PokerStars lost several of its high-profile poker streamers in the last few months, the buzz suggested...

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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 35-to-1...

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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 launched in years. Last winter, Pokerfuse announced that PokerStars planned a major...

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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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Patrik Antonius Poker Challenge Debuts FLOP Social Poker

Cliff Spiller | April 15, 2019

The First Land of Poker (FLOP) social poker app debuted at the Patrik Antonius Poker Challenge (PACP) in Estonia this week. WeOpt designed the First Land of Poker app to optimize player's online gaming careers. PACP took place at the Olympic Park Casino in Tallinn, Estonia, which is now a...

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WSOP 2019 | Big 50 Has $500 Buy-in, $1 Million Prize

Cliff Spiller | April 9, 2019

The WSOP Big 50 Event is a major change to the early stage of the 2019 World Series of Poker. Over the last several years, the Colossus event has been the biggest No-Limit Texas Hold'em event at the WSOP. Thousands of players entered the field, because of a low entry...

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Catherine Valdez Kicked Out of WSOP Circuit Bally’s Event

Cliff Spiller | April 4, 2019

Social media star Catherine "Catrific" Valdes got kicked out of the World Series of Poker Circuit Bally's event in Las Vegas. Valdes -- who boasts over a million combined followers on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube -- was kicked out when it was discovered she entered the wrong event. On her...

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