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2018 WSOP News and Notes: New Jersey Residents Eligible to Compete in Online Bracelet Events, Introducing the ‘Shot Clock’

We are just days away from the start of the 2018 WSOP, the 49thannual summer series. This year’s epic poker extravaganza has a few changes in store,...

Brotherly Love: Matt and Jaime Staples Win Weight Loss Prop Bet for $150,000

Winner, winner, chicken dinner. The popular livestreaming brothers Jaime and Matt Staples crushed a $150,000 prop bet against Bill Perkins on Sunday a...

David ‘The Dragon’ Pham Wins Two Major Poker Tournaments in a Week

Who says the old-school poker players can’t hang with the young guns? That’s fake news as David “The Dragon” Pham proved once again, winning h...

Poker Player Makes Insane Fold at WPT Rolling Thunder Final Table, Doug Polk Does Not Approve

Ian Steinman made one of the most incredible folds at a final table you’ll ever see, but Doug Polk thinks it was a terrible decision. With six playe...

Fourth Annual American Poker Awards Drew Minimal Buzz from Poker Community

Did you catch the American Poker Awards on livestream Thursday night? Chances are you didn’t. At times, less than 100 people tuned in to the livestr...

Viktor Blom Wins Partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany Main Event

Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom is an online poker legend. But, on Sunday, the Swedish pro put his computer down to win a live event, the partypoker MILLIO...

Fourth Annual American Poker Awards Categories Revealed

The categories have been released for the fourth annual American Poker Awards, which takes place February 22 from the Andaz hotel in Hollywood, Global...

‘ElkY’ Announces He is Ending His Relationship with PokerStars

Times sure are changing at PokerStars. In what may come as a shock to many in the poker community, Bertrand Grospellier (known as “ElkY” online) n...

Old ‘High Stakes Poker’ Episodes Now Available on YouTube

Out of the blue, six years after the show was canceled, full episodes of the once-popular “High Stakes Poker” cash game show are now available on ...

Jason Mercier Bids PokerStars Adieu After Eight Years

PokerStars will look a bit different without one of its top long-time ambassadors, Jason Mercier. The poker player with five World Series of Poker bra...