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Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom Continues to Crush Nosebleed Online Poker Games

Viktor Blom, known more to the poker community as ‘Isildur1’ has continued his dominance of the online poker cash games on PokerStars. The 26-year...

Scott Blumstein Defeats Dan Ott Heads-Up, Wins 2017 WSOP Main Event for $8.15 Million

Scott Blumstein, a New Jersey native, defeated Dan Ott in a lengthy heads-up match, never once surrendering the lead, to become the 2017 WSOP Main Eve...

Artificial Intelligence Poker Bot Continues to Crush Human Players

An artificial intelligence poker bot is making mincemeat of human poker players again, this time in China. Every time a new player steps up to the pla...

888poker Renews World Series of Poker Sponsorship

888poker and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) are teaming up for the second straight year. In a deal that’s being labeled a “broad sponsorship pact,” 888 will hold the exclusive rights to marketing and online satellite qualifiers for poker’s biggest annual tournament.

Global Poker League Announces Franchises, Poker Central Lands Broadcast Rights

The Global Poker League (GPL) will soon revolutionize the way poker is competed.

Alex Jacob Wins “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions in Dominating Fashion

Alex Jacob might just be the proof the poker community has yearned for over the years in making its case that the card game is much more than simply a contest of chance.

Poker Player Travell Thomas Charged by Preet Bharara in Wire Fraud Case

Travell Thomas has over a half-million dollars in live poker tournament earnings and a World Series of Poker Circuit gold ring on his resume. He’...

World Series of Poker November Nine off to Blazing Start

The World Series of Poker Main Event wasted no time in producing dramatics as the first of the final November Nine players was eliminated on just the second hand of the night.

WSOP Returns on Sunday, RAWA Returns to House December 9

The WSOP and RAWA are back, one acronym celebrating poker’s most visible and distinguished tournament, the other a piece of legislation that’s trying to outlaw the game online.

How Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Might Influence Online Poker Legislation

United States Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) is the overwhelming favorite to replace resigning Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), rep...