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  • Meet The Grindettes – Poker’s Newest Femmes Fatale

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    So far this year, the impact of women on the game of poker has been outstanding. Xuan Liu kicked the year off right for the ladies, becoming the first woman to ever make the final table of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, then followed that up by driving deep at the World Series of Poker in [&hel [...]


  • Women in Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2012 To Induct J. J. Liu, Kathy Raymond

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    In preparations for their induction ceremonies in August, the Women in Poker Hall of Fame recently announced that veteran poker professional Joanne “J. J.” Liu and longtime poker industry professional Kathy Raymond will be the honorees for induction into the Hall. Back in May, the WiPHoF announc [...]


  • Tatjana “TattyTats” Pasalic Renews Sponsorship Deal With Bodog

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    With the 2012 World Series of Poker on the horizon, poker professional Tatjana “TattyTats” Pasalic and Bodog announced earlier this week that they have renewed their sponsorship deal until at least 2013. The excitement of the renewed deal might have been a bit much for Pasalic, who Tweeted the n [...]


  • Annette Obrestad Signs Deal With Poker Royalty

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    For many professional poker players, the opportunities for endorsements – either around the game of poker or outside of the game in the mainstream market – can be few and far between. As a result, many have taken the track of signing with poker agents who can be particularly forceful in gaining [...]


  • Annie Duke Teams Up With NASCAR Foundation To Host Charity Poker Tournament

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    As they prepare to open their 2012 season on the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway, stock car racing’s biggest names, as well as one of poker’s biggest stars, will come together for a charity poker event later this month. On February 22 (four days before the 2012 Daytona 500), a c [...]


  • Evelyn Ng Re-Signs with Bodog

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    In an announcement over her Twitter account, poker pro Evelyn Ng announced that her longtime sponsor Bodog has re-upped her deal and she will remain as the face of the site. On Wednesday afternoon, Ng excitedly Tweeted the news to her 10,000-plus followers. In a simple statement prior to the beginni [...]


  • Vanessa Rousso Selling Lamborghini Gallardo on eBay

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    If you are a well-known poker player who has something valuable to sell, it looks like this is the right time to put your items on the market.  Peter Eastgate put up a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet, as did Eskimo Clark.  Now, Team PokerStars pro Vanessa Rousso is offering up her yellow 200 [...]


  • Maria Ho Signs with UB.com

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    Maria Ho, the last woman standing in the 2007 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, has joined UB.com. The 27 year-old becomes the newest face of the CEREUS Network site, which recently saw the departures of Billy “Patrolman35” Kopp, Matt “mattg1983” Graham, and Michael Binger. Ho was ela [...]


  • Liv Boeree Joins Team PokerStars Pro

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    Fresh off another successful cycle of the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), PokerStars made another big announcement on Tuesday. U.K. poker pro Liv Boeree was named the newest member of Team PokerStars Pro a few months after leaving UB.com. Boeree became one of the game’s hottest com [...]


  • Liv Boeree Officially Departs Team UB

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    While having the finest year of her young poker career, Liv Boeree has officially left the Team UB stable, making her a highly prized free agent for other online poker rooms. Back on July 8th, Poker News Daily first reported during coverage of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event that Boeree [...]


  • Carbon Poker Signs Shannon Elizabeth

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    This week, the USA-friendly online poker site Carbon Poker inked “American Pie” actress Shannon Elizabeth to become its newest sponsored pro. Elizabeth, who has briefly been sponsored by other online poker rooms, will now join the flagship site of the Merge Gaming Network. Carbon Poker spokesper [...]


  • Vanessa Rousso Signs Endorsement Deal With EQ Labs

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    Announced earlier this week, Team PokerStars Pro member Vanessa Rousso has signed an endorsement deal with EQ Labs, makers of EQ Energy Drink. Rousso, who is also a spokesperson for Go Daddy, joins a roster of international celebrities that are currently enjoying the benefits of “The Smart Ene [...]


  • 2010 Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

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    The Women In Poker Hall of Fame has announced the names of seven ladies nominated for induction in 2010, of which two will be enshrined during ceremonies in September. The Women in Poker Hall of Fame, founded by the Ladies International Poker Series and sponsored by CardPlayer Magazine, is designed [...]


  • Poker Pro Tiffany Michelle Celebrates 26th Birthday at Crystals

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    UB.com’s Tiffany Michelle turned the big two-six last week and to celebrate, she had a Friday night of dinner and dancing at Crystals, part of the new CityCenter development in Las Vegas. Michelle was joined by fellow Team UB pros Liv Boeree and Adam “Roothlus” Levy, sponsored adul [...]


  • Lacey Jones Joins Full Tilt Poker

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    Although she is not listed as a pro or friend of the site, former Absolute Poker diva Lacey Jones has joined the ranks of Full Tilt Poker. A Tweet from Jones’ management agency, Poker Royalty, read, “Congrats to Poker Royalty client @laceyjones on her new sponsorship with Full Tilt Poker.” Pri [...]


  • Lacey Jones Leaves Absolute Poker

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    In a surprising announcement before the start of the 2010 World Series of Poker (WSOP), top female player/model/poker announcer Lacey Jones has revealed that she has parted ways with Absolute Poker. According to a posting on the Bryan Micon/Todd Witteles owned poker forum Donkdown.com, Micon said th [...]


  • Katja Thater Wins EPT Mixed Games Title

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    PokerStars sponsored pro Katja Thater has taken down the Season 6 European Poker Tour (EPT) Mixed Games Player of the Year title. A press release distributed by PokerStars explains the origin of the award: “The EPT Mixed Games Award acknowledges the achievement of players who thrive in the world o [...]


  • BleacherReport.com Lists 30 Sexiest Female Poker Players

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    Sports news website BleacherReport.com published a list of the “Top 30 Sexiest Female Poker Players of All-Time” over the weekend, proving, if nothing else, that anyone can make a list. Bleacher Report is an “open source” sports network, a sports news site that allows anyone [...]


  • 2010 Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open

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    For the first time ever, the poker playing public will be able to submit nominations for the Women in Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2010. The induction ceremonies will be held over Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas. Nominations will only be accepted until April 30th. Eleven days later, the official ballo [...]


  • Win a Date with Poker Pro Tiffany Michelle

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    On April 28th, the USA-friendly online poker site UB.com is offering members an opportunity to win a once-in-a-lifetime date with sponsored pro Tiffany Michelle through a unique freeroll. The tournament also features a $2,000 prize pool. Michelle is a former contestant on the CBS reality series “A [...]


  • Annie Duke Tells All on Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show

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    On Sunday night, UB.com poker pro and recent National Heads-Up Poker Championship winner Annie Duke appeared on Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. Poker News Daily sponsored the episode, which is now archived on the Chat Show's website. [...]


  • PokerStars Starts Luxury Ladies Poker Club, Offers Shot to Play in Monte Carlo

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    Starting today, PokerStars has announced a new poker club for women only that will give them an opportunity to be at the tables when the Grand Final rolls around in Monte Carlo. [...]


  • Trishelle Cannatella Wins Trash Talk Championships

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    The name Trash Talk Championship may lead you to believe that poker at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas was down and dirt Saturday afternoon, but in reality it was all smiles, fun, and money for a good cause as celebrities and poker pros alike took part in the charity poker event. [...]


  • Kara Scott Previews High Stakes Poker Season 6

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    Debuting on February 14th at 8:00pm ET on GSN is Season 6 of the popular cash game show "High Stakes Poker." This time around, hostess Kara Scott will conduct interviews in the "High Stakes Poker" suite, replacing A.J. Benza. Scott sat down with Poker News Daily to preview the upcoming cycle. [...]


  • Lacey Jones New Face of Canadian Poker Tour

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    The Canadian Poker Tour (CPT) continues to grow and expand and its latest addition is none other than Absolute Poker pro Lacey Jones. The tour recently announced that the model, poker player and media personality is going to be the new face of the CPT. [...]


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