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Jose Canseco admits finger loss was “just a prank”
Chef gambles away six-figures bank sent him by accident
Today 4:27 PM
Molly Bloom's Book to be adapted for the big screen by Aaron Sorkin
Oscar winning writer Sorkin hopes to bring Molly's story to the masses
Yesterday 4:48 PM
WPT UK Main Event, NYX Gaming Acquires Ongame
Bryn Kenney Wins WPT High Roller in UK.
Yesterday 2:15 PM
Nadal defeats Ronaldo in $50K Charity Match, Ronaldo does the dishes
Michigan man jailed for shooting brother in poker home game.
Yesterday 12:32 PM
EireAbu and Phil
Over the last seven days, EireAbu and Phil "Polarizing" Ivey have won over $1.5m between them at the high stakes tables of Full Tilt and PokerStars. Both players racked up +$200k scores yest...
Yesterday 12:31 PM
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Yesterday 11:59 AM
Felix Stephensen to be taxed 50% on $5m WSOP Winnings
90-year-old lady arrested for hosting illegal poker game.
Wednesday 12:00 PM
SanIker Wins $235k and Ivey Wins Again
More great action as Ivey approaches $1m profit for the week
Wednesday 11:36 AM
Tournament Win for Phil Hellmuth
13 time WSOP bracelet winner tops field at 2014 Pittsburgh Poker Open
Tuesday 11:16 PM
Fantastic Comeback From Phil
Ivey loses $400k yesterday morning and wins $600k last night
Tuesday 12:56 PM
Colman takes aim at Ryan Riess, Apologises for Hellmuth Abuse
Kevin Boudreau manages amazing final table run on return to poker.
Tuesday 12:45 PM
New Chris Moorman Interview Online
MTT legend talks about his new book, his continued success and finally winning a big live tourney
Monday 5:06 PM
Open Face Chinese Poker Live Event History: is TonyBet the Future of the Game?
The Open Face Chinese Poker World Champion will lift the winner’s trophy this December
Monday 3:02 PM
EireAbu Wins $362k At PokerStars
One of 2012's biggest winners, EireAbu, is back on form so far this PokerStars, and yesterday ended as the day's biggest winner with a $362.3k win after fifteen hours at the high stakes tabl...
Monday 2:38 PM
Rumour: Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom signed by Unibet
The former king of the nosebleeds may have found another sponsorship deal.
Monday 1:11 PM
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Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco's finger falls off during poker game!
Sunday 11:22 PM
Kagome Kagome Wins Big at Triple Draw - Enjoys a $334k Day
After some poor results earlier in the week, German pro Kagome Kagome hit a $333.9k win at the 2-7 Triple Draw tables yesterday to put him up over $100k for the week.
Sunday 10:29 PM
Phil Galfond on the recent PokerStars changes, Archie Karas Gets Probation
Galfond believes lack of legitimate competitor a major issue.
Sunday 5:40 PM
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Sunday 1:21 PM
Ultimate Poker Closes Doors in Nevada
No taxes for new Main Event Champion Martin Jacobson.
Saturday 8:04 PM
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