Phil Ivey Named World Poker Tour Ambassador

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Phil Ivey has never been known as the talkative one at the poker table. His public persona throughout his legendary poker career has been one of relative stoicism. Thus, it may have been surprising to hear last week that the World Poker Tour signed Ivey as its newest ambassador, one of the public faces of… Read more »

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2022 WSOP Main Event Champ Espen Jorstad Denies Alex Theologis’ Claim That They Agreed to a 3% Swap

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Note: This article was originally published 8/30/22, but technical issues required it to be re-posted. Jorstad felt compelled to address the situation publicly It is quite commonplace for poker players, professionals, in particular, to make all sorts of financial deals with fellow poker players. Problem is, such deals, especially when they are only agreed upon… Read more »

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Layne Flack Elected to Poker Hall of Fame

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A gentleman and a poker scholar The World Series of Poker announced Sunday that Layne Flack has been elected to the Poker Hall of Fame. Flack’s enshrinement was celebrated in conjunction with the $1,979 Poker Hall of Fame Bounty event. And believe it or not, my friend Earl Burton actually predicted the results of the… Read more »

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Doyle Brunson Named World Poker Tour Ambassador

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The World Poker Tour has announced that it has signed legendary poker player – THE legendary poker play – Doyle Brunson as an ambassador. Brunson, who will turn 89 this summer, will attend WPT events and promote the Tour online. “Doyle has been a part of the World Poker Tour from the very beginning,” said… Read more »

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Scott Seiver Opts for $1.6 Million High Stakes Duel III Rematch Against Phil Hellmuth

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Is this high stakes enough for you? A month ago, Phil Hellmuth defeated Scott Seiver in Round 4 of High Stakes Duel III, PokerGO’s made-for-streaming heads-up competition. Each player risked $400,000, the highest the stakes had gotten in the appropriately-named competition. Seiver had the option to ask for a rematch, which Hellmuth would be obligated… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Names Brad Owen Ambassador

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Influential vlogger The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced the signing of Brad Owen as its second ambassador. As part of his ambassadorship, Owen will represent the Tour at live WPT events and create content for the World Poker Tour. “I am excited to be joining the team at WPT,” said Owen in Tuesday’s press… Read more »

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Inaugural PokerGO Tour Heads-Up Showdown Bracket Revealed

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The 32-player bracket has been set for the first-ever PokerGO Tour Heads-Up Showdown, which begins on Thursday, April 21 at the ARIA in Las Vegas. The 16 first-round matches will all be played tomorrow, starting with the Clubs and Diamonds bracket at noon PST and continuing with the Spades and Hearts brackets at 4:00pm. The… Read more »

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