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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...

Poker Pro Fedor Holz Invests in Pair of eSports Teams

Fedor Holz retired from poker in 2016, but still shows up to play in certain high-stakes tournaments. Instead of playing cards for a living for the re...

November Was a Rough Month Online for Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom, Not So Much for Ben ‘Sauce123’ Sulsky

November wasn’t a good month for internet poker legend Viktor ‘‘Isildur1’’ Blom. The Swedish high-roller lost $264,425 during the month, wor...

Isildur1 and Trueteller Top 2017’s Biggest Online Poker Winners, For Now

Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom and Timofey ‘Trueteller’ Kuznetsov, both legendary high-stakes grinders, along with ‘BERRI SWEET,’ top the 2017 onl...

WSOP Player of the Year Chase Heats Up with Start of WSOPE

Chris Ferguson is one of poker’s top villains on and away from the felt. But, to the dismay of many poker players, he leads the 2017 WSOP Player of ...

Olivier Busquet Beats Shaun Deeb and Parker Talbot to Win ‘King of the Hill 2’

Olivier Busquet took down the $50,000 buy-in, four-player heads-up challenge dubbed “King of the Hill” on Poker Night in America. He defeated Shau...