A Visit From St. Doyle

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As has become tradition since 2005, it is time to wish everyone the best of the holiday season. So, with the appropriate apologies to Clement Moore (and in its original form, instead of an update), we present to you “A Visit From St. Doyle!” ‘Twas the night before ChristmasAnd all through the houseThe only thing… Read more »

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Attorneys File To Be Removed as Counsel in Mike Postle Lawsuit

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Just when you thought that the Mike Postle Saga couldn’t take another strange turn, it does. In a motion filed last week, the attorneys representing disgraced poker seat-holder Mike Postle have filed in court to be removed from representing him. The reason for the motion? Postle hasn’t paid his counsel, allegedly, and they have given… Read more »

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Dan Bilzerian Named Ambassador for GGPoker

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When you already have one of the most popular players in the game today, what else do you need for your online poker site? Apparently, the management behind GGPoker didn’t feel that having Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu on their team was enough. Thus, GGPoker announced on Thursday the signing of…well, let’s just call… Read more »

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Could We See Doug Polk Versus Doyle Brunson Soon?

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It isn’t like he’s got something else going on right now, but it seems that Doug Polk is looking for a new challenge. Amid his mano y mano battle with Daniel Negreanu, Polk has been either entertaining his Twitter followers or perhaps setting up his next challenger. Those players? None other than the legend Doyle… Read more »

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Canadian Man Fined for Violating COVID Protocols for Poker Game

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While it seems that there are great hopes for a vaccine soon, the immediate situation regarding the coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) outbreak and pandemic remains a fluid one. Many locales still have stringent guidelines regarding gatherings of certain sizes. You might think a poker game would be able to avoid this type of situation but, in Canada,… Read more »

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Australia Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Gambling-Related Kidnapping of Boy

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Final act of desperation Tired of all the stressful news about the United States presidential election? Well, here is a pleasant story about a gambling-related kidnapping. Fortunately, the child was rescued and on Monday morning, the abductor was sentenced to seven years in prison. In a short hearing in Southport District Court in Queensland, Australia,… Read more »

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Phil Hellmuth Makes Antonio Esfandiari “Disappear” in $400,000 High Stakes Duel

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In what is rapidly becoming the format du jour for poker players to demonstrate their prowess, 15-time World Series of Poker champion Phil Hellmuth completed his domination of fellow pro Antonio Esfandiari. Making “The Magician” “disappear,” Hellmuth finished off by winning three consecutive matches and, in the final match, $400,000. PokerGO Program What Poker World… Read more »

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Atlantic City’s Borgata Poker Room Set to Reopen Wednesday

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After more than half a year closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown, Atlantic City’s once vaunted poker scene has been cruelly silent. Even since the casinos were reopened in July, the poker rooms have remained closed due to an abundance of caution regarding the virus. That situation will change this week as,… Read more »

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Charitable Auction of Mike Sexton Memorabilia Benefits Poker Gives

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When he passed away in September, the family of Mike Sexton, the late Poker Hall of Famer and former announcer of the World Poker Tour, encouraged people to make memorial donations to his charitable group Poker Gives. Carrying on with that good will, there will be a “Mike Sexton Tribute Auction” will begin at midnight… Read more »

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Problems Continue for Founder of Midway Poker Tour

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For those that were a part of the inaugural stop by the Midway Poker Tour in Chicago a couple of weeks ago, the outcome probably wasn’t what they were expecting. The problems continue to increase for the founder of the organization, Dan Bekavac, as other issues have arisen. All of it is leaving many with… Read more »

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Shaun Deeb Contracts COVID-19, Documents Recovery in Mexico

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Four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and former WSOP Player of the Year Shaun Deeb has admitted to his Twitter audience that he has contracted the COVID-19 virus. While playing the 2020 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) from Mexico, Deeb contracted the virus and was so severely affected that he had to be… Read more »

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What is the Price for Silence in ‘PostleGate?’ You Might Be Surprised…

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The rollercoaster that became known as ‘PostleGate’ started off with a band but ended with a whimper. After seeing the courts (justifiably) rule that they could not hold either disgraced poker player Mike Postle, disgraced floor manager Justin Kuraitis nor Kuraitis’ employer, Stones Gambling Hall, responsible for the travesty that became Stones Live, 62 of… Read more »

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Darvin Moon, Former WSOP Final Tablist, Passes Away

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The year 2020 got a bit worse on Saturday evening. After a surgical procedure, former World Series of Poker final tablist Darvin Moon passed away due to complications from that surgery. He was only 56 years old. Brightest Light Shines Twice As Bright The New Orleans Saints-capped Moon is known as the lumberjack from the… Read more »

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