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  • November 30, 2018

Poker Pros Team Up Again for Holiday Charity Fundraiser

Professional poker player Dan Smith and some of his poker and Daily Fantasy Sports-playing friends are teaming up again for a massive charity fundraiser. Last winter, Smith led a holiday fundraiser that collected over $4.5 million for Charity. This year Smith hopes to raise even more. With over $25 million in live poker winnings, Smith

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  • November 29, 2018

Red Dead Online Poker: Where to Play?

Open Beta for Red Dead Redemption 2 online launched on November 27. Poker fans playing the game immediately realized something very exciting: all the ingredients are in the bowl for some tasty peer-to-peer online poker. The only question is where to play? Over the past couple of days, since the online beta launched, players have

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  • November 28, 2018

US poker players cringe as tax season approaches

The year is drawing to a close and, before we know it, tax season will be upon us. This year’s filings could be quite different and poker players in the U.S. need to start preparing now to ensure they adhere to the unprecedented changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018

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  • November 27, 2018

Bovada Re-Opens Poker Site to New York Players

Bovada is ready to try its luck again offering poker in New York. The gambling brand announced this week that it is reopening its platform to players in New York State after blocking them for the past year. The site reportedly avoided New York due to the state’s strict anti-online gambling laws. Online poker players

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  • November 26, 2018

Poker Night in America Called Out for Fish Shaming

Professional poker player Jake Cody called Poker Night in America on Twitter for its inappropriate commentary during a recent event. Cody accused a commentator of the show of fish shaming by ridiculing a recreational player at the final table. The tournament took place in 2017, but PNIA recently released a YouTube video of the action,

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  • November 26, 2018

WSOPC Planet Hollywood Double Stacks finds a winner

Valentin Vornicu is a formidable poker player out of Romania who has picked up 12 WSOPC rings. Perhaps some of his good fortune has rubbed off on his good friend, Cosmin Joldis. Joldis took the title at the WSOPC $600 Double Stack event at Planet Hollywood, pocketing $19,758 and his first WSOPC gold ring. The

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  • November 22, 2018

Cordish Company Buys Out Partner’s Stake in Philadelphia Live! Casino

One of the partners in the long-delayed Philadelphia Live! Casino project decided to take matters into its own hands this week. The Cordish company announced Wednesday that it is buying out Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc, to assume complete ownership of the project under Stadium Casino LLC. Greenwood Gaming owns Parx Casino in Bensalem while

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  • November 21, 2018

Poker player starts new life, wins a WSOPC tournament

At 55 years old, Kevin Lott made a bold decision. He quit his job of 31 years, sold his house and started a new venture in his life – that of a full-time poker player. He has already started showing positive results, winning his first WSOPC title and boosting his career winnings to $126,368. Lott

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  • November 20, 2018

Victor Adams Wins Main Event at 2018 Seneca Fall Poker Classic

The 2018 Seneca Fall Poker Classic played out over the weekend. Victor Adams took the title in the $1,000 Main Event. Though he began the final day of the tournament at the bottom of the stacks, Adams grinded his way through several opponents to eventually claim the top prize of $53,853. The tournament played down

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  • November 19, 2018

California tribes going after card rooms

Two Native Indian tribes in California have introduced a lawsuit against a number of Southern California card rooms. The tribes, the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, submitted their lawsuit to the San Diego Superior Court last Friday, arguing that the card rooms are violating state laws. The

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