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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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  • October 30, 2018

Jeff Gross, Matt Stout find victory at Run It Up Reno

Run It Up VII has almost run its course. The series of tournaments will conclude with several side events, but the majority of the action is now in the books. Walking away with titles, and trophies, are two of poker’s most recognizable figures – Jeff Gross and Matt Stout. Gross is known for his poker

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  • October 30, 2018

Bernard Lee wins second WSOPC ring

Bernard Lee, poker pro and host of his own Bernard Lee Poker Show on PokerNews, took a trip to Lake Tahoe this past weekend and it was time well spent. Lee took down the WSOP Circuit Harvey’s Lake Tahoe $400 NLHE event, earning $11,456 and his second WSOPC ring. The victory almost didn’t happen. Lee

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  • October 26, 2018

US players unable to score a victory in first eight WSOPE events

The annual World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) is well underway. It began on October 9, offering millions of dollars and gold bracelets in the 10 games put on the schedule. In a first for the US poker field, not a single US player has been able to capture a title so far, with eight

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  • October 24, 2018

WSOPC Horseshoe Hammond Main Event now in the books

The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOP) Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event wrapped up on Monday, having attracted 1,094 entries for the $1,700 tournament. 25-year-old Zachary Schneider overcame a number of obstacles to pick up his first WSOPC gold ring and a nice pot worth $302,492. Following his victory, The Illinois native told reporters, “I

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  • October 23, 2018

Deeb all but seals WSOP POY title

Shaun Deeb wanted to participate in the WSOPE series for one reason- to become this year’s WSOP Player of the Year (POY). At the rate he is going, his chances of fulfilling his dream are all but locked in. The WSOPE, which is being held at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, the Czech Republic, wraps up

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  • October 19, 2018

CPPT Bicycle Main Event close to finding a winner

The CPPT Big Poker Oktober Main Event is now in full swing and the pressure is beginning to build. The tournament completed Day 1B yesterday, drawing 143 players – almost double the amount seen on Day 1A. 14 levels of action helped thin the herd by 25% and, by the time the day was done,

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  • October 17, 2018

CPPT Bicycle Main Event starts today

Big Poker Oktober, which started on October 1 at The Bike, is wrapping up soon. The series of Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) tournaments culminates in the Main Event, which will kick off today. With a guaranteed prize pool of $500,000, the $1,100 buy-in event is sure to draw an impressive crowd. There will be

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  • October 16, 2018

Has PokerStars traded player integrity for profit?

A photo surfaced recently of BitB Staking, a poker staking outfit that has been around for several years. The photo has raised serious questions about staking and ghosting, with many poker fans arguing that players are now working together in collusion efforts that are ruining the game. When someone reached out to PokerStars to see

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  • October 12, 2018

Documentary on Chris Moneymaker coming soon

Everybody who plays poker has heard of Chris Moneymaker. He took down the WSOP Main Event in 2003 as a virtual nobody, pocketing $2.5 million and instantly rising to fame. Given that his success was achieved through a $86 satellite tournament on PokerStars, overnight, online poker became a huge hit as record numbers of player

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