2021 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Final Table Set

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The field of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Lucky Hearts Poker Open is down to just seven. The winner will be crowned Tuesday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, home of the ridiculously cool-looking guitar-shaped hotel. Everyone remaining from the 69 who began Monday’s action is guaranteed at least $115,630.… Read more »

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Daniel Negreanu Opts to Resume Challenge Against Doug Polk

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The grudge match continues. On Monday, Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk resumed their heads-up poker challenge after a New Year’s break. And it was Negreanu who came out on top in the first showdown of 2021, netting about $27,000 over 500 hands. Remember from our last report on the “no love lost” heads-up challenge that… Read more »

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Huck Seed Elected to Poker Hall Fame

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Voting wasn’t even close Huck Seed has always loomed large in a poker room. At 6 feet, 7 inches tall, he is almost always the tallest person at the table. And now, at age 51, he has reached new heights, named the newest member of the Poker Hall of Fame. Seed had been one of… Read more »

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2020 Poker Hall of Fame Nomination Process Open

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Make your voice heard The World Series of Poker has opened the public nomination process for the 2020 Poker Hall of Fame class. It is only open until December 11, so submit your nominations quickly if you want a say in one of the few good moments of this trash heap of a year. As… Read more »

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Poker Pro Sam Grizzle Passes Away

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Veteran poker pro Sam Grizzle passed away Tuesday after suffering a massive stroke. According to reports from friends close to the situation, the stroke was so bad that Grizzle fell into a coma with no hopes of recovering. His family made the decision to end life support. My introduction to Sam Grizzle was the same… 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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Daniel Negreanu, Doug Polk to Engage in Heads-Up Match

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It started with Negreanu’s tirade Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu and retired poker pro Doug Polk appear to be on their way to a heads-up grudge match. The two have been going back and forth on Twitter for a couple days, egged on by Joey Ingram, and seem to be close to an agreement… Read more »

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Roberto Romanello Becomes Ninth Poker Triple Crown Winner With 2020 WSOP Online Bracelet

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This week, Roberto Romanello got his name on a very short list, becoming just the ninth player in poker history to win poker’s Triple Crown. In winning the 2020 World Series of Poker Online Event #39: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em, Romanello he nabbed his first career WSOP bracelet. That, along with previous World Poker Tour and… Read more »

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