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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Jonathan Little Banned by America’s Cardroom

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Jonathan Little, one of the most respected online and live poker professionals in the world today, has apparently been banned from playing on the popular online poker site America’s Cardroom. Depending on who you believe, the ban is either because Little exercised his “freedom of speech” rights to discuss playing on America’s Cardroom or, if… Read more »

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Woman Arrested in $1 Million Robbery of Antonio Esfandiari

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The crime I always enjoy a good “stupid criminal” story as long as nobody got hurt. Now, in this case, I do feel bad because the victim, while not harmed physically, was certainly harmed financially, but solely from an entertainment perspective, this is just a face-palmer. Recently, an Arizona woman was arrested for allegedly stealing… Read more »

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Who Are the All-Time Leaders in Poker in South America?

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With the shutdown in tournament poker due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many of the all-time money earner lists have also paused as there aren’t any new tournaments to add to the totals. Prior to this, we’ve covered North American, Central America and the Caribbean, so it’s only natural to finish off the Western Hemisphere. Up… Read more »

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Who Are the All-Time Leaders in Poker in North America?

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For the past six months, the poker world has basically shut itself down (THANKS, COVID-19). Because of that inactivity, there has been little to no movement on the respective charts for all-time money winnings in poker. So, who are the leaders in the individual countries? We stopped to examine that issue (thanks to the stoppage… Read more »

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“WSOP Flasher” Gets Out of Jail, Now on Probation

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What a difference a year makes. A year ago, the final table of the 2019 World Series of Poker was playing out to its conclusion and the crowning of Hossein Ensan as the new World Champion. But, earlier during the play of the Championship Event, there was another earth-shattering occurrence that also happened (no, not… Read more »

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