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PokerStars to Begin Taking Margins on Currency Conversions
2.5% charge imposed on deposits and withdrawals.
Yesterday 1:32 PM
donthnrmepls Wins $114k Playing Isildur1 at Triple Draw
Former Full Tilt Pro Slumps at PokerStars
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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...
Yesterday 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,
Seinfeld actor Jason 'George Costanza' Alexander in the first "Shark Cage" episode.
Thursday 2:01 PM
Nolan Dalla Bamboozled by Dan Colman, Bet Now on the November Nine
Dalla can’t get to grips with Colman’s “poker is bad” outlook.
Thursday 1:53 PM
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Wednesday 11:47 PM
Doug Polk Talks About Incredible Year Both Live and Online
Liv Boeree confirmed to be dating Igor Kurganov.
Wednesday 4:49 PM
Details Emerge on Ray Bitar’s $40m Forfeiture
What new event would you like to see at next year’s WSOP?
Wednesday 2:48 PM
Blom & Hansen Cut by Full Tilt: Confirmed
Full Til Wave Goodbye to the remaining "Professionals"
Tuesday 6:13 PM
60 Minutes Phil Ivey Interview, $50,000 Super High Roller at Aria
Phil Ivey talking on 60 Minutes about his Borgata and Crockfords cheating scandals.
Tuesday 2:00 PM
Daniel Negreanu: “Winning players are killing poker”
Check out the world’s first mobile Open Faced Chinese poker app.
Tuesday 1:44 PM
HoldemJill9 Prevails in 8-Game Battles
The biggest nosebleed action online yesterday came from the $500/$1000 8-Game tables over at Full Tilt, with some heads-up games featuring Crazy Elior, PostflopAction, and HoldemJill9.
Monday 7:32 PM
Rumour: Gus Hansen & Viktor Blom Cut by Full Tilt
The latest eruption of sponsorship terminations may be reaching boiling point
Monday 1:03 PM
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Sunday 2:16 PM
High Stakes Poker Making a Comeback?
GSN appears to have launched a survey about "High Stakes Poker".
Sunday 10:40 AM
Sebastian Pauli Wins EPT London Main Event and £499,700
Andrew Chen takes down the High Roller for £394,200.
Sunday 9:00 AM
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