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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Full Tilt Tabs Marc Kennedy as First Player Ambassador

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Full Tilt announced today that it has named Marc “PlayinWitDreams” Kennedy its first Player Ambassador. It appears that in this role, Kennedy will essentially be a liaison between the players and the poker room, making sure the players’ voices are heard when decisions about changes to the poker room are being made. Kennedy has been… Read more »

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Vanessa Rousso to Compete on “Big Brother”

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If anyone is following the 2015 World Series of Poker religiously this summer and wonders where in the world Vanessa Rousso is, the answer is cooped up in a house with a bunch of strangers with access to the outside world. No, she is not a hostage exactly, but rather the professional poker player is… Read more »

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David “Devilfish” Ulliott: 1954 – 2015

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Poker legend David “Devilfish” Ulliott passed away on Monday after a battle with cancer. His condition was not known to the general public until very recently; it was only late March that well-wishers starting posting on his Facebook page. Just three days ago, Ulliott posted on his Twitter page, “Thanks for all the support and… Read more »

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Sam Holden “Semi-Retiring” from Poker

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Brit Sam Holden, a November Niner at the 2011 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 Main Event, announced this weekend that he is “semi-retiring” from poker. He explained what made him come to the decision on his blog at 888poker.com, for which he was a poker ambassador. Holden began by saying that he will be… Read more »

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Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Dies in Committee

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A bill which would have legalized and regulated internet gambling in the state of Mississippi has died in committee. House Bill 1373, the Mississippi Lawful Internet Gaming Act of 2012, was introduced by State Representative Bobby Moak to the Mississippi House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on February 20, 2012 and unfortunately died a… Read more »

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