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Recent news

Second Big Triple Draw Win in Three Days For Trueteller
Once again Trueteller triumphed in style at Full Tilt's 2-7 Triple Draw tables, winning $288.6k from profitable outings at both the morning and afternoon sessions.
Yesterday 7:01 PM
Phil Ivey and Daniel
Richard Yong and his son released on bail after Ivey and Cates post $2 million.
Yesterday 5:45 PM
Amaya Gaming Gets Shareholder Approval for PokerStars Acquisition
Chen Qin wins biggest ever poker tournament held outside the USA in Beijing.
Thursday 11:16 PM
Viktor
Isildur1's new interview, watch a poker player lose $1 million after incredible bad beat.
Thursday 1:15 PM
Play for Free in Tonight's HSDB Tourney and Win a Playstation 4
Three PS4's added to the prize pool + $500 added cash. New Players Play For Free!
Thursday 9:09 AM
Paul and Darren Phua Released from Detention Center in Las Vegas
GPI joins forces with Ivey League
Wednesday 5:06 PM
Trueteller Dominates the Triple Draw Games - Wins $453k
Once again the big action at Full Tilt's high stakes tables yesterday came at the 2-7 Triple Draw tables, where several sessions of $1.5k/$3k and $2k/$4k ran from late morning through to lat...
Wednesday 12:26 PM
Massive Action at the Triple Draw and PLO tables
The biggest stakes 2-7 Triple Draw and PLO tables were awash with action yesterday with plenty of big names lining up to battle it out for hundreds of thousands of dollars. In the end there ...
Tuesday 9:35 PM
Greg Merson Explains WPT Outburst, Poker Game Breaks out in L.A Traffic Jam
Greg Merson takes to Facebook to discuss his recent Twitter rant regarding the WPT500
Tuesday 6:15 PM
The Poker Brat Baby, Hungarian Wins MicroMillions Main Event
Hellmuth gets dressed up for Poker Night In America.
Tuesday 11:00 AM
Isildur1 Wins Big Again - Adds $424k to his Bankroll
After topping the daily highstakes leaderboard on Saturday with a $237k win, Isildur1 once again beat the best to add a further $424.1k in yesterdays games.
Monday 2:17 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Ivey’s bail bid fails to free betting suspects
Las Vegas Review-Journal has released new information regarding the illegal sports betting operation that FBI agents busted at Caesars Palace.
Monday 10:00 AM
Isildur1 Makes Another Comeback, SanIker Keeps On Winning
Following his big c.$650k win on Thursday and c.$450k loss on Friday, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom was back on top of the highstakes leaderboard yesterday with a $237.7k win from some profitable 2...
Sunday 9:10 PM
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Sunday 2:26 PM
SanIker Wins $716k, Isildur1 Slips
Once again the big action at the nosebleeds was at the limit tables, with German pro SanIker continuing his good run of form with a huge $716.1k win.
Saturday 3:23 PM
Dan Bilzerian: “I’ve won $50m in the Last Year Playing Poker”
Poker pro accused of running six-figure World Cup ticket scam.
Friday 6:45 PM
Isildur1 Wins $647.3k After Huge FLO8 Session
It's been a while since Viktor "Isildur1" Blom posted a big six figure win at the nosebleeds, but yesterday he finally put in a massive performance to end the day up $647.3k.
Friday 1:18 PM
Poker Hall of Fame Nominations, Greg Merson's New Sponsor
Public nominations now being accepted for 2014 Poker Hall of Fame.
Friday 10:00 AM
Win a Connoisseur’s Wine Cellar in Winamax's Sunday Surprise €40k Guaranteed
50 bottles of fine wine + huge cash prize for the winner of Winamax's weekly €10 tourney
July 24, 2014
Another Big Win for SanIker, up $635k This Week
SanIker is having a good week at Full Tilt's 2-7 TD tables, adding another $253.6k to his bankroll yesterday, taking his weekly haul to $635k.
July 24, 2014
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