Mike Postle Drops Defamation Suit, Now Faces Anti-SLAPP Cases

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It was thought that the case would not go anywhere, but now it is official. After filing a massive $330 million defamation suit against several top professional poker players, noted training sites, investigative personnel and even the media, disgraced citizen Mike Postle has dropped the lawsuit that he had filed. By doing so, he has… Read more »

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“Mattress Mack” At It Again, Riding the Houston Cougars and a $1 Million Bet Into the Final Four

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This has been a weird, unpredictable college basketball season, but what has been predictable is that Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale placed yet another whopper of a bet. And with just four teams remaining in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, he has a chance to win big. The furniture store owner known for making massive bets… 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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GGPoker Ends Vanessa Kade’s Affiliate Relationship After Her Criticism of Dan Bilzerian Signing

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Unceremoniously expected Canadian poker player Vanessa Kade announced on Tuesday that GGPoker terminated her residual affiliate account. The reason: she spoke out against the company for its signing of Dan Bilzerian as a poker ambassador. Though it may seem like parting ways would be something Kade would be ok with, considering how critical she has… Read more »

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Businessman/Casino Owner Larry Flynt Passes Away at 78

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One of the most colorful casino owners of all time, former businessman, publisher and Hustler owner Larry Flynt passed away this last week from heart failure at his home in Los Angeles. Flynt was a man who led one of the more interesting lives of anyone associated with the gaming industry. He was also arguably… Read more »

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Is “Tony G” Looking to Return to the Poker World?

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He’s had one of the more impressive runs in the world of poker. He’s also been able to make an impact on the international politics stage. But, after several years away from the game, is Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga looking to return to the poker world on a full-time basis? End of His Political Career… Read more »

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So…Who IS the Greatest Player of All Time?

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It is sometimes odd how social media works. Of late, there is a Tweet from 2020 that has come to life once again that has reignited the debate over who is the greatest poker player of all time. The debate is a good one, but there must be some parameters set. Year Old Debate Continues… Read more »

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People Involved in Gambling World Earn Pardons From U. S. Government

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Normally the list of pardons handed out by a presidential administration doesn’t reach the level of making news in the gaming community. That changed on January 20, when two key figures in the annals of gaming saw their sentences either commuted (declared over) or pardoned (outright stricken from the record) during the changeover in government… Read more »

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Poker at 38,000 Feet? Normal for the Golden State Warriors

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The game of poker has been played on virtually every surface that you can imagine. The plushest casinos in the world, the tabletops of the Average Joe’s home, even underwater (has poker been played in outer space yet?). One place that would seem perfect for a game of poker is on an aircraft and, it… Read more »

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Chris Moneymaker, PokerStars Part Ways

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All Good Things… It is often said that all good things must come to an end. This is true in many aspects of life, perhaps no more so than in the world of poker. After a 17-year relationship, the 2003 World Series of Poker World Champion Chris Moneymaker and his longtime sponsor, the #1 online… Read more »

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Poker’s Lost Year?

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We’ve come to the time of the year when many reflect on the last twelve months and look at what occurred. Whether it was good or bad, many times we can come up with highlights (or lowlights, as the case may be), and remember the excellence of the past 365 days. Then came 2020…and, if… Read more »

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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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