Documentary on Mike Matusow Premieres on Sunday

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Fans of Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow have been waiting for a treatment of his life for quite some time. A ghost-written autobiography in 2012 told the story from Matusow’s perspective, but it seemed that the four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner was still hiding some things. Fast forward a decade later and a documentary… Read more »

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Poker Champion/Music Legend Steve Albini Passes Away at 61

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With a heavy heart, Poker News Daily reports on the passing of a man whose multi-faceted and iconoclastic approach to life resulted in excellence across many fields. Steve Albini, a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and producer of one of the iconic rock albums of the Nineties, stunningly passed away on Wednesday morning… Read more »

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Poker Hall of Famer Crandell Addington Passes Away at 85

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It is with melancholy that we here at Poker News Daily report on the passing of one of the true “road gamblers” of poker lore, San Antonio, TX’s Crandell Addington. According to friends, Addington passed away on April 14 after complications from a fall he took late last year. A “Celebration of Life” will be… Read more »

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Handicapping the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Field

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Selection Sunday is out of the way and the 68 teams that are going to play for the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament championship have been determined. If you’re listening to the cacophony of voices from the talking heads on ESPN, then you’ve seen that they are choosing chalk. As seasoned viewers of college basketball,… Read more »

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Is Bruno Mars a Poker Degenerate?

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For many in the world of poker, it is possible to rack up a monster debt in a short amount of time (most people, however, don’t). This extends from those who scrape together a couple of buy-ins for a tournament to those who have massive bankrolls – or do they (this is the Tom Dwan… Read more »

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Handicapping the NFL Championship Games for Sunday

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On Sunday, the National Football League will determine the two teams that will take part in the “Big Game,” the 2024 Super Bowl. It’s been a long season for the four teams that will battle it out for the respective National and American Football Conferences, but this is the goal that they set out back… Read more »

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Feds Have a Forest of Evidence Against High Stakes Poker Player Gal Yifrach in Illegal Gambling, Money Laundering Case

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Just a little light reading High stakes poker player and 2018 World Series of Poker bracelet winner Gal Yifrach seems to be in quite a bit of trouble. In a case that dates back to 2022, the federal government has nearly 143,000 pages of evidence that Yifrach and four co-defendants operated an illegal gambling business… Read more »

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“American Idol” William Hung Admits to Gambling Addiction

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For many, he will be remembered for an ill-advised turn in front of the television cameras. But for William Hung, known for his audition for (then) one of the States of America’s most popular television programs, the limelight was fleeting. In an attempt to regain that adulation, Hung dived into the professional poker circuit. Now,… Read more »

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A Visit From St. Doyle

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With the passing of the legendary Doyle Brunson earlier this year, perhaps our yearly tradition takes on more poignancy… As has become tradition here on Poker News Daily (and it has been for this writer since he penned it back in 2005), it is time to celebrate the holiday season. With that in mind, we… Read more »

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