Art Peacock Holds Day 1A Lead at WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

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After more than ten months of inactivity, the World Poker Tour has emerged from its cocoon and is back in action! From the appearances at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, the players were ready for the comeback, too. The WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open completed its first Day One of… Read more »

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Huck Seed Elected to Poker Hall Fame

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Voting wasn’t even close Huck Seed has always loomed large in a poker room. At 6 feet, 7 inches tall, he is almost always the tallest person at the table. And now, at age 51, he has reached new heights, named the newest member of the Poker Hall of Fame. Seed had been one of… Read more »

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Poker’s Lost Year?

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We’ve come to the time of the year when many reflect on the last twelve months and look at what occurred. Whether it was good or bad, many times we can come up with highlights (or lowlights, as the case may be), and remember the excellence of the past 365 days. Then came 2020…and, if… Read more »

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Damian Salas Wins 2020 WSOP Main Event International Bracket Final Table

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Penultimate victory One slot in the 2020 World Series of Poker $10,000 Main Event heads-up match has been determined. On Tuesday, Damian Salas won the final table of the Main Event’s International Bracket, outlasting seven other players at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. For his efforts, Salas pocketed $1,550,969. Salas is not quite done… Read more »

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2020 Poker Hall of Fame Nomination Process Open

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Make your voice heard The World Series of Poker has opened the public nomination process for the 2020 Poker Hall of Fame class. It is only open until December 11, so submit your nominations quickly if you want a say in one of the few good moments of this trash heap of a year. As… Read more »

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2020 World Series of Poker Main Event Begins, Julian Menhardt Takes Early Lead on GGPoker

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International players kick it off The $10,000 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event kicked off on Sunday with the first of three starting flights on GGPoker. 246 players signed up for Day 1A of the “International Bracket,” with just 62 moving on to Day 2. Julian “VWgunther” Menhardt emerged as the chip leader with… Read more »

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Michigan Governor Orders Three-Week Detroit Casino Shutdown Because of Skyrocketing COVID-19 Numbers

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Detroit casinos going dark On Sunday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced new, wide-ranging restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19, including the closure of the state’s casinos for three weeks. The public health order will go into effect on Wednesday. Three commercial casinos are affected by the shutdown mandate: MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino, and… Read more »

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