Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier Signs Deal with partypoker

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Only a couple of months after announcing his much-ballyhooed departure from PokerStars, French poker professional Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier has revealed his new online home. Beginning immediately, Grospellier will now don the patch of partypoker, the main rival of his old online home. “It is with great honor and pleasure that I can announce I’m joining… Read more »

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PTP, GameIntel Report: CoinPoker Player Traffic is a Sham

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A few weeks ago, one of the latest cryptocurrency-based online poker sites, CoinPoker, had its real money tables go live and to celebrate, the site is running a couple of generous promotions. Unfortunately, according to GameIntel Managing Editor and PartTimePoker.com writer Alex Weldon, it appears that those promos are contributing to artificially-inflated player traffic at… Read more »

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Noted Gamesman Paul “X-22” Magriel Passes Away

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The poker, backgammon and chess worlds were stunned earlier this week when it became known that noted gamesman Paul “X-22” Magriel had passed away at the age of 71. The news apparently first came from Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel, who noted Magriel’s passing to his Twitter followers. “Woke up to the sad news… Read more »

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Nominees Announced for 2018 American Poker Awards

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After taking nominations for the different awards that will be offered, officials with the Global Poker Index announced the final nominations for their Fourth Annual American Poker Awards. There is a slew of familiar names that dot the different awards that are being offered. Joe Ingram, who for years has offered up his views on… Read more »

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Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier Latest Team PokerStars Pro to End Sponsorship

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Continuing the exodus from the world’s number one online poker room, poker professional Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier announced yesterday that he was ending his association with PokerStars and its Team PokerStars Pro stable. In a Twitter announcement yesterday, Grospellier issued his decision to his fans and the poker community. “After 11.5 years of a great partnership,… Read more »

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“Molly’s Game” Has Decent First Week in Full Release

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After debuting as a “limited release” the week prior, the pseudo-poker film Molly’s Game went on full release last week. While those numbers were decent, there were a couple of signs of problems and the “second week curse” that usually hits films after their initial release. First, the good news. The film, with a screenplay… Read more »

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New York-New York Casino Cashier Robbed

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Another Las Vegas casino was hit this week, as a cage at New York-New York was robbed in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. At the time of this writing, about 24 hours since the robbery, the suspect has not been captured. At about 1:00am January 10th, a man armed with a handgun approached a… Read more »

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Five Things to Jump Start Your New Poker Year

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The confetti have been cleaned up, the noisemakers have been put away and some are nursing off the remainder of the hangover they acquired from their New Year’s Eve celebrating. Now it is time to start thinking about the New Year and what it has to offer. How do you make it better than the… Read more »

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