Hearing for PokerStars Motion to Dismiss Gordon Vayo Lawsuit Moved to November

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Gordon Vayo will have to wait a bit longer to see if his legal action against PokerStars can proceed. In May, the poker pro and 2016 WSOP Main Event runner-up filed suit against PokerStars, or more specifically, Rational Entertainment Enterprises Limited (REEL), in the U.S. District Court Central District of California Western Division after the… Read more »

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James Obst to Leave Poker, Chase Pro Tennis Dream

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This is slightly old news, but with the 2018 World Series of Poker having occupied our thoughts for a while, forgive us if we missed this. Aussie poker pro James Obst announced this month that he plans to ditch that “pro” designation, effectively retiring from full-time poker. Most young poker pros – Obst is just… Read more »

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partypoker Inks Philipp Gruissem

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Hey, it’s a day of the week and partypoker has added yet another player to its list of sponsored pros. This time it is German poker player Philipp Gruissem, also known as “philbort” online. Gruissem only started playing poker nine years ago, got hooked when he won a tournament for $200, and is now a… Read more »

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Jason Mercier Leaves Team PokerStars Pro

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Another American poker pro has left Team PokerStars, as Jason Mercier has announced his departure from his role as a site ambassador. As with fellow pro Vanessa Selbst, Mercier’s stint with PokerStars was effective at the end of 2017. In a blog post on PokerStars’ website, Mercier explained that the reason for his decision –… Read more »

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Poker Hall of Fame Nominations Open

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The public nomination stage for the 2017 class of the Poker Hall of Fame is now open, as is evident by the availability of the online ballot on the Poker Hall of Fame website. As always, poker fans (and non-fans, for that matter, though I don’t know why someone who didn’t like poker would participate)… Read more »

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Jackie Glazier Signs with partypoker

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Online poker room partypoker announced on Friday that is has signed Australian Jackie Glazier as its newest sponsored pro. Glazier wore her team colors for the first time this weekend at the Asia Pacific Poker Tour Melbourne stop at the Crown Casino. In the notice posted on partypoker’s blog, Glazier said I am proud to… Read more »

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Doug Polk Trying to Turn $100 into $10,000 Online

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Professional poker player Doug “WCGRider” Polk embarked on a bankroll challenge this week. These types of challenges are nothing new – plenty of players have tried them – but they are still a lot of fun. Polk began his Sunday, attempting to grow an online poker bankroll from $100 to $10,000 in the appropriately named… Read more »

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Jason Mercier Wins 2016 WSOP POY

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Since early on in the 2016 World Series of Poker, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Jason Mercier was going to claim the WSOP Player of the Year (POY) title and while he did, it was not until yesterday, that he could say the award was officially his. With Paul Volpe’s ouster from the… Read more »

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Barry Greenstein is a Play Money Champ

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“Barry Greenstein spotted at the play money tables. Is he busto?” This is something that would not be all that weird to think is someone saw him playing online lately, but don’t worry about Mr. Greenstein. He is doing just fine. In a recent interview with PokerListings.com, Greenstein talked about how and why he has… Read more »

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Phil Ivey’s 2015 Online Poker Losses Were Absurd

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Phil Ivey may be a Poker Hall of Famer in waiting, but that doesn’t mean he can’t fail miserably at the poker tables. In the online poker world, this year has been one spectacular failure for the ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner. According to HighStakesDB.com, Ivey is far and away the biggest internet… Read more »

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