WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Begins Today

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The World Poker Tour has packed up the trucks for their first foray into Florida for their Season XVIII schedule. The place to be this Thanksgiving weekend may not be the malls but very well could be the grounds of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, as the WPT Seminole Rock… Read more »

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MPN Sets Closure Date of May 2020

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The Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) announced that it was going the way of the dodo about two months ago. The exact termination date was still up in the air, though. Last week, things were brought into focus as it was revealed that MPN will shut down on May 19, 2020. The information was divulged by… Read more »

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Daniel Negreanu Signs with GGPoker

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Daniel Negreanu, one of the most recognizable poker players in the world, announced on Wednesday that he has signed on as an ambassador for GGPoker. Didn’t see that coming His reveal came via a one-minute video on Twitter, recorded as he was walking down the Las Vegas Strip. “In a very short time, GGPoker has… Read more »

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PokerStars Announces First-Ever PACOOP

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Less than two weeks after PokerStars, in conjunction with Mount Airy Casino, became the first online poker room to go live in Pennsylvania, the site has already announced a major internet poker series. On Friday, Fox Bet and PokerStars released the schedule for the inaugural Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP), another poker series in… Read more »

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Red Star Poker Moving from MPN to iPoker Network

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Red Star Poker announced on Monday that it will soon be joining Playtech’s iPoker Network, leaving the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN). MPN will soon have zero skins The move is necessary because Microgaming is shutting down its poker operations sometime next year, in either the second or third quarter. Microgaming announced the surprising decision two… Read more »

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2019 World Series of Poker Europe: Alexandros Kolonias Wins Main Event, Colossus to Wrap Up the Festival

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There’s been a champion crowned in the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, but the festivities haven’t ended quite yet. After battling through two of the toughest pros in the game today in Anthony Zinno and Dario Sammartino, Alexandros Kolonias defeated Claas Segebrecht to earn one of the most prestigious prizes in poker.… Read more »

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PokerStars to Launch in Pennsylvania on Monday

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Online poker was legalized in Pennsylvania exactly two years ago, but there are still no online poker rooms up and running in the state. Online casinos exist, as do sportsbooks, but no internet poker. Until Monday. According to PlayPennsylvania, PokerStars will be the first online poker room to launch in the Keystone State on Monday.… Read more »

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Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Voices Support for Nationwide Legalized Online Poker

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The political side of online poker has languished in the background for several years now. At this moment, it is currently getting about as much attention on the national political scene as what position a candidate has regarding eradicating Athlete’s Foot. But one Tweet can change the conversations completely and that Tweet came out yesterday.… Read more »

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