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Lukas Berglund Leads EPT San Remo 2014 After Day 2
Only 115 players remain after two days of play
Today 8:47 PM
KPR16 Wins $2354k at FLO8
After the dominance of the Triple Draw and 8-Game winners over the past month or so, yesterday saw the return of some big wins for the FLO8 specialists. Kyle "KPR16" Ray was the day's bigges...
Today 1:54 PM
David Yan Leads The Way At EPT San Remo 2014
Johnny Lodden also sitting on a decent stack after day 1b
Today 1:16 AM
Sofia Lovgren signs with 888poker, Xuan Liu also added to elite female roster
Swede ends speculation about her future, 888 bolster female contingency
Yesterday 2:25 PM
Niki Jedlicka Wins Again - Up $1.6m in April
Once again Niki Jedlicka made a big score at the 8-Game tables yesterday, winning $150.6k from a little under two hours play. Jedlicka has been on something of a tear since his return to Ful...
Yesterday 1:07 PM
EPT San Remo 2014 Main Event Kicks Off In Italy
Pius Heinz back in action again with a good start
Yesterday 1:33 AM
Vanessa Selbst defeats Rafael Nadal heads up in Monte Carlo
The seasoned pro proved (just) too good for the tennis star on the felt
Monday 8:56 PM
Trueteller Beats samrostan for $700k
German pro Trueteller rakced up a huge $700k win over samrostan yesterday at the $2k/$4k 2-7 Triple Draw tables and is now up close to $1m for the week.
Monday 4:21 PM
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Monday 11:23 AM
OMGClayAiken Is Back On Top With a $251k Win
Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond was back to winning ways yesterday as he took $251.4k at the nosebleeds yesterday, with over $220k coming from some afternoon sessions of 2-7 Triple Draw.
Sunday 7:32 PM
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Sunday 12:44 PM
Borgata Sues Phil Ivey for $9.6M for Alleged Baccarat Cheating
The casino is saying that Ivey exploited manufacturing flaws in playing cards at a Baccarat table to cheat the house out of $9.6 million.
Saturday 8:45 AM
Borgata introduces ultraviolet security chips after January chip debacle
Thanks to Christian Lusardi, venue organisers aren’t taking any more risks
Friday 7:31 PM
FinddaGrind Tops Leaderboard & Jedlicka Wins Again
The 8-Game action seems to have finally eclipsed the $2k/$4k 2-7 Triple Draw games, with play running from breakfast time until early evening. The biggest winner from the mixed games was pok...
Friday 11:29 AM
Phil
Things had been pretty tough for Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond over the past few weeks as he lost over $1m dollars at the nosebleeds since the last week of March. However, he has turned things...
Thursday 2:27 PM
French high stakes poker player Cyril Mouly attacked in Paris, driver killed
Mouly and his driver were attacked by two men wearing helmets on their way home from a party.
Thursday 2:15 PM
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Thursday 1:22 AM
PokerStars to test new software on players, Ludovic Geilich wins six figures in Super Tuesday
PokerStars invite users to test ‘PokerStars 7’; UKIPT Marbella champ makes waves online.
Wednesday 10:01 PM
€1 Million Cash Game Set for EPT Final, Lederer's Leaked Email
European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final will host a high-stakes showdown also this year. The Million Euro Cash Game will start on April 24 with a live stream set to be available from 10pm unti...
Wednesday 2:45 PM
Jedlicka Wins Again - Takes $206k at 8-Game
It's been a good return to the nosebleed tables of Full Tilt for Niki Jedlicka who is now up $3/4m since his reappearance after an 18 month hiatus last week. All of his profit has come from ...
Wednesday 12:08 PM
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