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17-08-2017
Railbird Report: Timofey Trueteller Kuznetsov Gives Rare Interview

Remember when "Isildur1" came out of nowhere to battle the big names on Full Tilt Poker? Nobody knew who he was. The buzz was real. People of poker forums tossed out the names of just about any Swede they knew; there was even one guy on TwoPlusTwo who supposedly went on a trip to Scandinavia to find out who was...

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17-08-2017
Introducing the £500,000 Guaranteed DTD 1000 Event
Introducing the £500,000 Guaranteed DTD 1000 Event

Dusk Till Dawn and partypoker have come together to create a £500,000 guaranteed tournament at the end of August. The DTD 1000 is the bigger brother of Dusk Till Dawn’s popular DTD 200 tournament, a £220 buy-in event with a £100,000 guarantee. The DTD 1000 costs £1,100 to enter and boasts of a prize pool weighing in at a cool...

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17-08-2017
CA Poker Room Shut Down For Allegedly Not Having Enough Cash To Cover Chips In Circulation

The 12-table poker room at 500 Club Casino in Central California was shut down by state officials in a Wednesday raid. The California Attorney General’s Office accused the card room’s ......

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17-08-2017
Global Poker Index: Nick Petrangelo Tops Rankings for 20th Straight Week
Global Poker Index: Nick Petrangelo Tops Rankings for 20th Straight Week

Each week, the Global Poker Index releases a list of the top tournament poker players in the world using a formula that takes into account a player's results over six half-year periods. For a look at the entire list, visit the official GPI website. Here's a look at the rankings as of August 16. 2017 GPI Player of the YearRankPlayerGPI...

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17-08-2017
Phil Hellmuth Joins World Poker Tour as New Host of 'The Raw Deal'
Phil Hellmuth Joins World Poker Tour as New Host of 'The Raw Deal'

For years, Phil Hellmuth has been criticized and even picked on for his unorthodox approach to tournament poker. Now, "The Poker Brat" will get the chance to turn the tables on his detractors.Hellmuth is joining the World Poker Tour's talent team as the new analyst of The Raw Deal segment. Hellmuth will take over for Tony Dunst, who recently moved...

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17-08-2017
Former NBA Owners Bet $880K On Floyd Mayweather To Win $160K

A nearly seven-figure bet on Floyd Mayweather in his upcoming boxing match with MMA’s Conor McGregor is presumed to be the largest to date on the fight. According to a ......

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17-08-2017
Throwback Thursday: Tom Dwan Does What He Wants
Throwback Thursday: Tom Dwan Does What He Wants

Throwback Thursday: Tom Dwan Does What He Wants | PokerNewsCookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn moreGot it...

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17-08-2017
PokerStars Releases Schedule for World Championship of Online Poker
PokerStars Releases Schedule for World Championship of Online Poker

DateTime (ET)EventSep. 38:00 a.m.WCOOP-01: $215 NLHE [Sunday Kickoff SE] 11:00 a.m.WCOOP-02: $530 NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO] 2:00 p.m.WCOOP-03: $1,050 NLHE [Sunday Million SE] 4:00 p.m.WCOOP-04: $530 NLO8 [8-Max]*Sep. 410:30 a.m.WCOOP-05: $215 PLO [6-Max] 1:00 p.m.WCOOP-06: $1,050 NLHE [Progressive KO] 3:30 p.m.WCOOP-07: $530 NLHE [8-Max]Sep. 511...

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17-08-2017
WSOP PLO Championship Winner Talks About Tells in Pivotal Hand
WSOP PLO Championship Winner Talks About Tells in Pivotal Hand

Tommy Lewon his first career World Series of Poker bracelet this summer in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship, earning him $938,732 for topping a 428-entry fieldA few hours before he won, a pivotal hand came up early at the final table where Le folded a set of kings on an board to a single raise on the flop versus...

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17-08-2017
All-in and Alive: Poker Player Overcomes Being Lit on Fire by Stranger
All-in and Alive: Poker Player Overcomes Being Lit on Fire by Stranger

He smelled his hair and skin burning, literally melting away. The pain was indescribable. Scott Ranstrom lunged to the ground – rolling and squirming as flames engulfed his body. To say he feared for his life would be an understatement.Only moments earlier, the 69-year-old Vietnam veteran had been sitting at his local Denny's in Portland, Oregon....

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17-08-2017
Atlantic City Poker Market Was Worth $5M In July

Revenue from the Atlantic City’s live poker tables was $3.01 million last month, according to figures released this week by state casino gambling regulators. The amount was nearly identical to ......

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17-08-2017
Poker Industry PRO: Partypoker, PokerStars Reveal Details on Their Biggest Ever Tournament Series
Poker Industry PRO: Partypoker, PokerStars Reveal Details on Their Biggest Ever Tournament Series

Poker Room News: Full schedule for Powerfest revealed, while WCOOP will have a Low tier, a non-NL leaderboard, and second chance freerolls daily.September is shaping up to be the biggest month for online poker tournaments in history, with new details on PokerStars’ next WCOOP and partypoker’s Powerfest revealed this week. Both series...

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16-08-2017
The Eight Greatest Poker Destinations in the U.S. Other Than Las Vegas
The Eight Greatest Poker Destinations in the U.S. Other Than Las Vegas

The focus of much of the poker world for most of the summer was on Las Vegas and the World Series of Poker, and for good reason. During the WSOP, Las Vegas is where nearly every serious poker player wants to be. But there are many other places in the United States that make great poker destinations, especially now...

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16-08-2017
NJ Lottery Poker Game Pulled Because Maker Misunderstood How Hands Are Ranked

“High Card Poker” was a huge bust for the New Jersey Lottery. A new scratch-off game involving poker that debuted statewide on Aug. 7 was pulled just three days later ......

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16-08-2017
Book Extract: Latest From Chris Moorman Now Available

Moorman, The Inside Story Of The Most Successful Online Poker Player Of All Time is now available. An extract from the book is available below. You can get your copy ......

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16-08-2017
Why Do You Love Poker?

People are often in awe as they stand on the outside looking in at the life of a professional poker player. The exotic travel, player parties, and the life-changing money are the envy of every wannabe poker professional. However, for those standing on the inside looking out, there seems to be a plethora of things for poker players to complain...

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16-08-2017
Take Advantage Of Huge Overlays This Week On Global Poker

While players at Global Poker continue to score big with the Gold Rush Leaderboards during the entire month of August, the fields also benefited last week from some massive overlays! ......

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16-08-2017
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Rake $5.1M In July

Pennsylvania’s poker rooms raked a combined $5.17 million from players in July, according to figures from state gaming regulators. The 10 Keystone State casinos with poker rooms paid $725,000 in ......

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16-08-2017
Martin Kozlov Wins SHRPO Main Event After Marathon Final Table

Martin Kozlov proved he doesn't just have skill, he has stamina as well. The Aussie triumphed after a 13-hour, 246-hand marathon final table at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $5,250 Championship in Florida, taking down a first-place prize of $754,083. Kozlov topped a field of 887 entries for his largest live cash, besting the $665,709 he won for...

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16-08-2017
Esfandiari and the Folding Pocket Kings Preflop Puzzle

Pocket kings. It's the second-best hand in hold'em, which means folding the hand before the flop isn't entirely out of the realm of possibility — in theory, anyway.If you've been following the relaunch of Poker After Dark on PokerGO, you know how that very topic came up, and immediately a situation presented itself in which a player with pocket...

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16-08-2017
Official Trailer Released For Aaron Sorkin's Poker Movie 'Molly's Game'

“Molly’s Game” now has a release date and a trailer. The directorial debut from Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin will hit theaters Nov. 22, 2017, according to the film’s trailer, which ......

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16-08-2017
The 2017 PokerNews Cup Kicks is Underway!
The 2017 PokerNews Cup Kicks is Underway!

The 2017 PokerNews Cup has arrived, taking place from Aug. 16-21 at King's Casino located on the border of Germany in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.The schedule is full of affordable events and features €255,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The highlight of the festival is, of course, the €250 PokerNews Cup Main Event that guarantees €200,000 in prizes b...

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16-08-2017
2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Awards Five Massive Titles In One Day

The 2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open culminated in a dramatic climax on Tuesday, August 15 in Hollywood, Florida. On that day five separate tournaments, which together combined for $7 ......

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16-08-2017
Power Up: Thoughts and Analysis of PokerStars' All New Real Money Online Poker Game
Power Up: Thoughts and Analysis of PokerStars' All New Real Money Online Poker Game

In-Depth: After a two-week alpha test, PokerStars is preparing to offer the world’s first ever esports game for real money gambling. Will it be a hit?PokerStars Power Up, the company’s ambitious new hybrid game that blends online poker with game design elements more common in esports titles like Hearthstone, was first revealed back in F...

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16-08-2017
WATCH: 'Molly’s Game' Trailer Drops Starring Jessica Chastain
WATCH: 'Molly’s Game' Trailer Drops Starring Jessica Chastain

In 2013, Molly Bloom, also known as the "Poker Princess," pled guilty to charges of running an illegal high-stakes poker game for celebrities and Wall Street millionaires. A year later, she released a tell-all on those infamous high-stakes games which told stories of big names such as Tobey Maguire, Ben AffleckMatt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio.Bloom...

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16-08-2017
Poker Industry PRO: Year on Year, New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Have Declined for Five Straight Months
Poker Industry PRO: Year on Year, New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Have Declined for Five Straight Months

Industry: WSOP/888 drag the numbers down in the Garden State.Online poker revenue in the state of New Jersey last month dipped slightly under the level reported in July 2016, according to figures released this week by the Division of Gaming Enforcement. In total, the $2,008,124 reported by all online poker operators in July fell just $8000 short...

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15-08-2017
Empire State Hold'em Championships Running Now At Turning Stone Poker Room

The Empire State Hold’em Championships series is in full swing at New York’s Turning Stone Poker Room. If you haven’t made it out yet, don’t worry, because players still have ......

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15-08-2017
Don't Try to Bluff Catch a Range Without Bluffs

This was a real hand with real cards and real players on the internet. It is over now, but I will tell you the history. It is a parable about realizing when your opponent's range doesn't include bluffs. Ace-High FlopsThe game is six-handed no-limit hold'em, $0.50/$1 (100NL). A recreational player starting the hand with $175 opens the cutoff to...

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15-08-2017
Could Japanese Casinos Be Without Poker Rooms?

Japan is surely making some people scratch their heads after reports that some officials might want traditional cash game poker to be prohibited from the upcoming casinos. After a drawn-out ......

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15-08-2017
Navigating Top Pair with a Bad Kicker Blind Versus Blind

This week's hand is an interesting one that came early in a $7,500 buy-in World Poker Tour event — a deep-stacked, blind-versus-blind hand in which I had to deal with being out of position and facing postflop pressure from my opponent.The blinds were 100/200 with a 25 ante, and it folded to me in the small blind where I had...

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15-08-2017
Atlantic City Gaming Win Declines In July

A short winning streak is over for New Jersey. Atlantic City brick-and-mortar casinos and their internet gambling platforms won a combined $267.9 million from gamblers last month, according to figures ......

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15-08-2017
Poker Industry PRO: The Context Around Four Key Markets Mentioned on The Stars Group Q2 Call
Poker Industry PRO: The Context Around Four Key Markets Mentioned on The Stars Group Q2 Call

In-Depth: Understanding the situation in Australia, Poland, Colombia and the Czech Republic.AustraliaOn the regulatory front, as we have previously noted, we continue to monitor developments in Australia closely. Currently, we are not prohibiting individuals from Australia from playing poker on our site, but as we’ve discussed previously, if the c...

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14-08-2017
Igor Kurganov: 'Poker Is the Ultimate Riddle'
Igor Kurganov: 'Poker Is the Ultimate Riddle'

"I always loved all strategy games of any sort, actually, since I was a little kid."So explained Team PokerStars Pro Igor Kurganov recently when speaking with PokerNews about how he first got into poker. Listing a longtime love of math, puzzle-solving, and riddles, Kurganov explains how poker is in a way an "ultimate riddle" presenting players...

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14-08-2017
Player Profiling: Four New Poker Archetypes

I became a serious poker player in the early 1990s when limit stud and limit hold'em were the most popular games. In those days, there were three well known poker "archetypes" that survive to this day. You are almost surely familiar with them — the "rock," the "maniac" and the "calling station."Each of those names captured an entire category...

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14-08-2017
Naked Man Who Went Deep In WSOP Main Event Shot By Las Vegas Police In Bizarre Incident

The man shot by Las Vegas police on Aug. 5 in a bizarre incident outside a church has been identified as Jason Funke, the 490th-place finisher in the 2017 World ......

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14-08-2017
World's Largest Poker Site To Exit Australia

Australian poker players will lose another top site in the coming weeks thanks to a recently passed government ban on online poker operators. PokerStars said in emails last week to ......

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14-08-2017
Poker Industry PRO: PokerStars Resurrects PCA in Surprise U-Turn in Live Tournament Branding
Poker Industry PRO: PokerStars Resurrects PCA in Surprise U-Turn in Live Tournament Branding

Live and Online: Next Bahamas stop will be branded the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, and rumors hint that even the European Poker Tour could be resurrected.When PokerStars returns to the Bahamas in January 2018, it will be once again under the iconic PokerStars Caribbean Adventure brand, ditching the Championship moniker one year after its...

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14-08-2017
Poker Industry PRO: PokerStars Confirms Mid-September Australia Withdrawal
Poker Industry PRO: PokerStars Confirms Mid-September Australia Withdrawal

Law and Regulation: Senate vote to strengthen the Interactive Gambling Act has the expected effect.PokerStars emailed its Australian customer base last week to inform them that they would be withdrawing their service from the country, likely within the month.The decision came less than 48 hours after the Australian Senate passed an amendment that...

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14-08-2017
John Langevin Wins 2017 Card Player Poker Tour Scarlet Pearl Main Event

John Langevin has won the 2017 Card Player Poker Tour Scarlet Pearl main event, topping a field of 537 total entries to take home $22,993 after making a deal with ......

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13-08-2017
Question and Answer With Scarlet Pearl Poker Supervisor Matthew Johnson

This week the Card Player Poker Tour is at the Scarlet Pearl Resort Casino in D’Iberville, Mississippi for the first-ever CPPT event held on the Gulf Coast. The $100,000 guaranteed ......

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