Comedian, Actor, Poker Player Norm Macdonald Dies at 61

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The entertainment and poker worlds received the shocking news today that Norm Macdonald has passed away at the age of 61. The legendary comedian, actor, and avid poker player had suffered with cancer for nine years, a diagnosis he did not share with the public. Now, if this were someone else, we might say that… Read more »

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Phil Hellmuth to Face Tom Dwan on High Stakes Duel

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Fans have been waiting for this PokerGO has announced that the next matchup in its young, but increasingly popular High Stakes Duel series will be the undefeated Phil Hellmuth versus Tom Dwan. The contest will take place on August 25 at 8:00pm ET at the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas. The above image my look… Read more »

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Poker Legend Layne Flack Passes Away at Age 52

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A brilliant player from the jump The poker world received devastating news Monday night: poker pro Layne Flack has passed away at the age of 52. Little is known at this time about the circumstances surrounding his death except that he was found in his home. Living the first two decades of his life in… Read more »

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Chris Moneymaker Suing PayPal

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Poker Hall of Famer Chris Moneymaker is suing ubiquitous payment processing giant PayPal. In a press release issued late last week, Moneymaker’s attorney, Eric Bensamochan, said that they will be suing PayPal for breach of contract, unjust enrichment and bad faith, “among other causes of action,” for confiscating more than $12,000 from the 2003 World… Read more »

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PokerStars Inks Six New Ambassadors

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We are in a distinctly new era of online poker than we were in just a decade ago. During the poker boom, online poker rooms – Full Tilt Poker, especially – raced to sign as many poker pros and poker celebrities as they could to represent their sites. Black Friday killed most of that (and… Read more »

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Fedor “CrownUpGuy” Holz, Wiktor “Limitless” Malinowski to Begin a Heads-Up Challenge This Week

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A long time coming We’ve got another heads-up challenge on our hands. On Tuesday, Fedor “CrownUpGuy” Holz confirmed that he and Wiktor “Limitless” Malinowski will square off against each other. Few details have been made public except that the stakes will be $100/$200 (or Euro?) and apparently Malinowski will be imbibing. The origins of the… Read more »

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