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Negreanu Goes Big for 40th Birthday, Rafa's Home Game
Kid Poker turns 40 this weekend, look inside Rafa Nadal's home game.
Today 11:45 AM
PokerStars Reverses its Decision on FPP Satellite Policy
Home game in Houston raided by armed robbers, 45-year old man killed.
Yesterday 7:05 PM
Awesome Value in our $2k Mybet Rake Race with just 10 Days Left
Just a few raked hands will get you in the money - VALUE ALL THE WAY UP THE LEADEROARD
Yesterday 5:19 PM
SanIker Wins $155k at 2-7 Triple Draw
Most of the interesting weekend action took place at the 2-7 Triple Draw tables, with SanIker enjoying the best win of the weekend with a $120.5k win at the $1500/$3000 limits.
Yesterday 3:22 PM
Jerry Yang's WSOP Watch for Sale, Neymar's Poker Selfie and more
Jerry Yang's WSOP Corum watch up for sale on eBay, Neymar plays poker with his buddies.
Sunday 9:00 PM
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Sunday 2:30 PM
PokerStars Announces $7m WCOOP Challenge Series in August
WPT Alpha8 announces first two stops for second season
Friday 10:04 PM
Alexonmoon Wins $104k As Big Games Continue
Once again the highstakes games were dominated by the 8-Game and 2-7 TD games over at Full Tilt, although there was also some good highstakes action over at PokerStars yesterday.
Friday 4:52 PM
PokerStars Short Documentary Featuring Alex
Alex "Kanu7" Millar fearured in a short documentary film, Full Tilt Drops "Poker" from Dom...
Friday 3:30 PM
Hallucinogenic Drugs to Blame for Johannes Strassman’s Death
Dan Smith shoots to the top of the GPI 300
Friday 12:22 AM
Hellmuth Turns 50, Doyle Not Impressed and more
The Poker Brat turns 50, Doyle Brunson not impressed with the November Nine.
Thursday 4:00 PM
Huge Win for samrostan who makes $508k at 8-Game & Triple Draw
After a dearth of high stakes games throughout the majority of the WSOP we have our first $500k daily haul for some time as Chun Lei Zhou, aka "samrostan" made a killing in yesterday's high ...
Thursday 11:43 AM
Americas Cardroom Announces First Seven-Figure Tourney for US Players since Black Friday
PokerStars met with dissatisfaction over FPP policy alteration
Wednesday 9:21 PM
Qualify For The Winamax  Poker Open Dublin for Just €2
Qualfiers start tomorrow with the Grand Finale on 31st July
Wednesday 1:02 PM
SanIker Wins $265k at 2-7 Triple Draw
For the second consecutive day the big action over at Full Tilt was at the $2k/$4k tables, with the same group of players (SanIker, Trueteller, Isildur1, thecortser, and samrostan) playing f...
Wednesday 12:26 PM
Scott “URnotINdanger2” Palmer Interview, Asian High Roller Arrested
Scott “URnotINdanger2” Palmer in a new interview, Paul Phua arrested for illegal World Cup betting.
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Trueteller On Top With $356k Win
It looks like we might finally get to see a bit more highstakes action as the curtain comes down (for now) on this years WSOP and more and more of the big players return to their day jobs. Y...
Tuesday 11:56 AM
German Poker Cheat Jailed for 3 Years, Online Poker Launches in California and more...
Great turnout for Chad Brown’s memorial tournament, over $70,000 raised for charity.
Tuesday 10:56 AM
WSOP 2014 Final Table Now Set - Jorryt van Hoof Leads
Back to back final tables for Mark Newhouse
Tuesday 9:21 AM
Martin Jacobson On Top Again At WSOP 2014 Main Event
Big lead for the Swede with only 27 players left
July 14, 2014
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