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Brad Yukon Booth

Longtime Poker Pro Brad Booth Missing from Reno

Monday, 10th August 2020

Brad Booth is missing. The 43-year-old poker player is not just on a long hike or a two-day bender. Brad Booth is missing and has been long enough to concern family and friends to the point of filing an official report with the police department. There is a solid amount

PokerStars Stadium Series

PokerStars Stadium Series Ends without Much Fanfare

Sunday, 09th August 2020

At one time, a PokerStars series like the World Championship of Online Poker would capture the attention of poker players around the world. With few poker sites that could compete in size or scope, PokerStars could set the bar high and catapult over it every time. Oh, how times have

Americas Cardroom The Venom

Venom Breaks Americas Cardroom Prize Pool Record

Saturday, 08th August 2020

They knew it had potential. They knew it could surpass the prize pools of its predecessors. But it’s not likely that Americas Cardroom on the Winning Poker Network anticipated the final numbers of its recent Venom tournament. The Venom is the ACR’s signature tournament. It offers a large guarantee with

Susie Q Zhao

Man Charged with Zhao Murder as More Details Emerge

Friday, 07th August 2020

This week, police officially charged the man taken into custody with regard to the case involving Susie Zhao’s. They released more information about the chilling act and the man accused of doing it. It gets tougher to take with the release of each new detail, especially for her family, friends,

Stones Gambling Hall

Stones and Kuraitis in Settlement Talks with Plaintiffs

Thursday, 06th August 2020

The case that started with a cheating scandal at a Northern California card room took yet another unexpected turn. Many were surprised when the judge dismissed all charges against Mike Postle, Stones Gambling Hall, and Tournament Director Justin Kuraitis two months ago. The poker community is in for yet another

ACR OSS Cub3d Americas Cardroom

ACR Kicked off OSS Cub3d X on August 3

Thursday, 06th August 2020

Many poker players in the United States remain without live poker. And for those who live near poker rooms that did reopen within the last month or two, many may not feel comfortable playing there due to Covid-19 dangers. This keeps many US poker players – especially those not located

GGPoker

Bicknell Wins Bracelet in WSOP 2020 Online on GGPoker

Wednesday, 05th August 2020

The World Series of Poker found its groove. Its WSOP 2020 Online series wrapped up the US-directed portion of the action with its 31st tournament on July 31, and the international portion is well underway. GGPoker moved past its initial hiccups with a site overload and DDoS attack, and tournaments

Susie Q Zhao

Michigan Man Arrested in Susie Zhao Murder Case

Monday, 03rd August 2020

The story is heartbreaking and mysterious. Susie Zhao was a regular in Los Angeles cash games, a professional poker player on her own terms. She spent much of her time on the West Coast, where the games were good and tournaments were available. Her friends in the poker community called

WSOPcom online poker

WSOP 2020 Online Wraps US Portion of Summer Series

Sunday, 02nd August 2020

On Friday night, the first portion of this year’s World Series of Poker ended. The completion of Event 31 wrapped up the part of the WSOP 2020 Online that had been available to players located in Nevada and New Jersey. Meanwhile, the international portion of the 2020 WSOP continues on

WPT World Online Championships Shooting Stars for Charity

First WPT World Online Championships Events in the Books

Saturday, 01st August 2020

The online poker scene is booming with tournament opportunities this summer in some parts of the world. Players outside of the United States have numerous chances to win everything from World Series of Poker bracelets to World Poker Tour titles. The WPT World Online Championships started on PartyPoker on July