New Book Casts Doubts On Story of “Molly’s Game”

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When it came out in 2014, the book Molly’s Game pulled the curtains back on the high stakes poker world. Written by the ringmaster of those games, former Olympic skiing hopeful Molly Bloom, the story entranced both the poker community and the celebrity world as Bloom documented the exploits of celebrities and businessmen inside the… Read more »

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WSOP’s Seth Palansky: “The More Info We Have, The Better to Make a Decision”

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With the majority of the sporting world either postponing their marquee events or canceling them altogether – the All-England Tennis Club’s cancelation of the 2020 Wimbledon tennis tournament is the most recent occurrence – due to the COVID-19 (or coronavirus) outbreak, there are few events that haven’t been touched. One of the events that hasn’t… Read more »

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WSOP.com Introduces Spring Online Championships

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The WSOP.com Online Super Circuit just ended, so WSOP.com figured it was as good of a time as any to start up another big tournament series. And the Spring Online Championships is much, much bigger. Starting today, April 1st, and running through May 3rd, the Spring Online Championships feature more than 100 events and over… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Postpones Some Events, Allows Others to Be Held

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Amid the current worldwide outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many countries, cities and even individual businesses have announced how they are handling the situation. The world of poker is feeling the effects of these shutdowns, with casinos in Las Vegas shutting down sports books and poker rooms and individual tournaments coming to a standstill. One… Read more »

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Gaming Companies, Poker Rooms Announce COVID-19 Procedures

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Currently the world is being affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus, or COVID-19 (short for “coronavirus disease 2019”). Gatherings of as few as 100 people have been banned in some areas and sports organizations such as the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS) and several college basketball conferences… Read more »

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partypoker Adds Rabbit Hunting in Latest Software Update

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Last week, partypoker distributed an update to its poker software. There was nothing revolutionary included, but a few additions should appeal to recreational players and, as we know, the industry has been targeting casual players for months. The highlight of the update is something pros will probably hurumph at: rabbit hunting. Coulda, woulda, shoulda Rabbit… Read more »

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GGNetwork Launches Spin & Gold Games

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The GGNetwork introduced Spin & Gold games over the weekend, its long-awaited version of the popular jackpot Sit & Go. The structure is the same as it is virtually everywhere else around the internet: three-handed, hyper-turbo Sit & Go’s with a random prize pool determined once everyone is seated. There are some differences, though, namely… Read more »

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partypoker Revamps Cash Game Leaderboards Yet Again

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I would suspect that partypoker is eventually going to settle on a structure for its Cash Game Leaderboards and stick with it for a while, but for now things continue to be malleable. Over the weekend, partypoker changed the Cash Game Leaderboards once again, the second time it has done so in about a week.… Read more »

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WPT L. A. Poker Classic Begins on Saturday

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Amid a flurry of poker tournaments staged over the past couple of weeks, the World Poker Tour has arguably left the most prestigious one for last. The WPT L. A. Poker Classic (known by the acronym LAPC) is a venerable stop on the circuit that will begin action on Saturday, bringing back a nostalgia for… Read more »

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