“Live at the Bike” To Return on April 20

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Like most things during the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdowns, poker has suffered tremendously over the past year. Nowhere is this more evident than in the California poker rooms, which have been shut down for over a year now. That has begun to change, however, and with it, a venerable institution – The Bicycle… Read more »

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Editorial: “Black Friday,” Ten Years Later

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There are two things that I have learned about time: it is undefeated when it comes to a human’s lifespan and opinions and it continually marches forward. Ten years ago, the poker world was tossed into turmoil by what became known as “Black Friday,” or the shutdown of the most powerful poker rooms on the… Read more »

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Wynn Las Vegas Mandates COVID Vaccine for Employees

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As many areas around the world reopen after the COVID pandemic, there are some difficult decisions that still must be made. In hard hit Las Vegas, these decisions are magnified because of the economy being based on the tourism industry. Thus, the decision by Wynn Las Vegas regarding the numerous COVID vaccinations in use currently… Read more »

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ARIA High Roller Takes the Felt to Start April

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The world of tournament poker has been in a slumber for the past year-plus. Slowly, however, tournaments are coming back to life. The World Poker Tour is running some live events in Florida and Nevada (next stop is the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL, for the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in April),… Read more »

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Hellmuth/Negreanu “High Stakes Duel” Postponed

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It was set to be one of the most anticipated poker events of 2021, at least this far. However, it seems that the poker world is going to have to wait a couple more weeks for it. It was announced this afternoon that the battle between 15-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth and fellow Poker… Read more »

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Qing Liu Wins 2021 WPT Venetian Main Event

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This is already the week of Qing Liu’s poker life. It could get legendary today. Last night, Liu won his first World Poker Tour title, outdueling 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Joe McKeehen heads-up in the WPT Venetian Main Event. Things could get even better for him on Wednesday, though. Early last… Read more »

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Joe McKeehen Leads WPT Venetian Final Table

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian Main Event has reached its final table, with six players left to vie for the title. Leading the charge toward the three-quarters of a million dollars first prize is 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Joe McKeehen with 10.850 million chips. Though there are just six players… Read more »

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