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Matusow On The Mend Part Two
Mike "The Mouth" Matusow starts to move "The Feet"
Wednesday 11:45 PM
Alex
After two days losing at the $2k/$4k 2-7 Triple Draw tables to Cort "thecortster" Kibler-Melby, Alex "Alexonmoon" Luneau hit back yesterday, clawing back the majority of his previous losses,...
Wednesday 4:20 PM
Borgata to use Crockfords Victory against Phil Ivey in $9.6m Cheating Case
WSOP bracelet winner pleads guilty to collusion and fraud.
Wednesday 1:13 PM
Cort
There has been some good action at the $2k/$4k 2-7 Triple Draw tables over the past couple of days, with Cort "thecortster" Kibler-Melby emerging as $230k winner over French pro Alex "Alexon...
Tuesday 2:17 PM
Ivey Poker Facebook app closed, may return in 2015
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Tuesday 12:55 PM
Allen Cunningham: “Ray Bitar is Dying Penniless”
JRB so close, yet so far in his weight loss challenge.
Monday 1:11 PM
bbvisbadforme Wins Six Figures at 2-7 Triple Draw
There was one big winner at the highstakes tables of Full Tilt yesterday when German pro bbvisbadforme beat Alex "PostflopAction" Kostritsyn to the tune of $101.7k at the 2-7 Triple Draw tab...
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Sunday 4:31 AM
New Full Tilt Adverts, Matusow's Spinal Surgery
Phil Hellmuth reveals Mike Matusow's recent health problems.
Saturday 5:38 PM
PokerStars to Begin Taking Margins on Currency Conversions
2.5% charge imposed on deposits and withdrawals.
Friday 1:32 PM
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Former Full Tilt Pro Slumps at PokerStars
Friday 11:59 AM
Tonybet Announces First-Ever Live World Championship of OFC Poker
Will take place this December 8-10 at the King's Casino at Corinthia Hotel in Prague
Friday 9:19 AM
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Elected to Poker Hall of Fame
The Poker Hall of Fame announced yesterday, that Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland will be inducted into Poker Hall of Fame on November 9 – the eve of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main E...
Friday 8:25 AM
Court Rules Italian Poker Players Not Liable for Tax on Overseas Winnings
Italian law dismissed as representing a "restriction on the freedom of trade"
Thursday 10:45 PM
HoldemJill9 Wins Again in 8-Game Mix
Once again HoldemJill9 and Crazy Elior met up at the 8-game tables over at Full Tilt, and once again HoldemJill9 ended up a six figure winner.
Thursday 6:16 PM
MicroMillions 9 Schedule Released,
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Thursday 2:01 PM
Nolan Dalla Bamboozled by Dan Colman, Bet Now on the November Nine
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Thursday 1:53 PM
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