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  • November 19, 2018

New Hampshire Regulators Reinstate Cheers Casino License After 5 Months

The Cheers Poker Room and Casino in Salem, New Hampshire was forced to wait five months before state regulators would reinstate its license. The state suspended Cheers’ game operator employer license and its facility license in June. The poker room reopened roughly one week ago. The New Hampshire Lottery Commission, which regulates state casinos and

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  • November 15, 2018

WPT Deepstacks Announces Stops in Florida, Maryland

In addition to its main tour that features the Borgata Poker Open and World Poker Classic, the World Poker Tour runs the WPTDeepStacks. The series includes an international schedule of stops from Russia to New Zealand. In 2019, it will make multiple stops in Florida and at least one stop in Maryland. The full WPT

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  • November 14, 2018

Max Young takes down WSOPC Choctaw Main Event

The WSOPC Choctaw Main Event proved to be a magnet for players from around the U.S. 893 entries were recorded for the $1,700 NLHE event, but the victory would ultimately go to Oregonian Max Young. With the win, he picked up his fifth WSOPC gold ring and a nice pot worth $263,815. Young now has

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  • November 13, 2018

Peters, Soverel on top of High Roller of the Year leaderboard

The Aria Fall Madness poker series has been a success all around, but particularly for two high-stakes players. Sam Soverel and David Peters took down a combined three events and pocketed $1.8 million, giving them an extra boost in the Poker Central High Roller of the Year race. Soverel is leading the charge with 1,560

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  • November 12, 2018

Man busted after stealing poker chips from casino

In what would appear to be a temporary lapse of reason, an individual attempted to pull off a heist at a casino in New Orleans last week. His “well-designed” plan included grabbing poker chips at the casino before making his getaway into the sunset. As the bungling burglar soon learned, however, his car didn’t come

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  • November 12, 2018

Are poker players unethical? Twitter says yes

A recent poll on Twitter regarding poker players and how they would react to certain scenarios provided some interesting insight into what people think of the poker community. The poll was anything but scientific and only asked a few questions, but it would appear that poker players are anything but ethical. Patrick Leonard posed the

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  • November 9, 2018

Seneca Fall Poker Classic Begins Today

The annual Fall Poker Classic at the Seneca Niagara Casino kicks off today with the first of eight events. This marks the third year in a row the Card Player Poker Tour has partnered with the casino to host the series. The events offer a combined total of prize pool guarantees over $370,000. The first

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  • November 8, 2018

Global Poker increase PLO, Crazy Pineapple games

Anyone who wants to move beyond No Limit Hold’em poker now has some more options on Global Poker. The online portal has announced that it is expanding its menu and will offer more Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) and Crazy Pineapple games. Going forward, Global Poker will have an additional seven offerings for PLO sit-n-gos. Having previously

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  • November 7, 2018

California poker player wins big at WSOPC tournaments

Scott Sanders had a good week at the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Harveys Lake Tahoe series. The 30-year-old, who, by day, works in a fast-food restaurant chain, took down the $400 Monster Stack NLHE and followed it up four days later with a victory at the $1,700 Main Event. Between the two, Sanders

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  • November 6, 2018

Charity Series of Poker to host Vegas tournament next month

The Charity Series of Poker has announced a poker fundraiser for next month. The event will take place on December 8 and will benefit the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, a charity group that provides support to the Las Vegas community. The tournament is open to the public and will be held at the Las Vegas

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