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Morgan Stanley Downgrades Poker Firms on AI Bot News

Tuesday, 17th September 2019

From the perspective of a person unfamiliar with the intricacies of poker – especially online poker – the game’s future may look dim. The news from Facebook and Carnegie Mellon in July of this year told of an artificial intelligence (AI) bot created to beat a table of five poker

Poker Central Founder Wins Super High Roller Bowl

Monday, 16th September 2019

It was Poker Central’s first adventure to London. Its high-stakes tournaments had been confined to the Aria on the Las Vegas Strip for years, but it took some events to London this year. The announcement in July noted that the first-ever British Poker Open would take place at Aspers Casino,


PokerStars Ends PCA After 15 Years in Bahamas

Monday, 16th September 2019

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure has been a part of poker since 2004. It was one of the first major poker entities to combine the new love for online poker with the more traditional live poker tournaments into an excursion in one of the world’s most beautiful locations. The PCA thrived

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New Jersey Online Poker Back Down in August

Sunday, 15th September 2019

Online poker continues to struggle in New Jersey. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released the final revenue numbers from August 2019 that showed online poker down from the previous month and year. This fits that plagued online poker for much of 2018 and into 2019. There have been

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British Poker Open Ends with Soverel as Overall Champion

Saturday, 14th September 2019

The first-ever British Poker Open ended this week at Aspers Casino in London this week. The whirlwind schedule of 10 high-stakes poker tournaments played out in less than two weeks. Poker Central, originators of the US Poker Open that takes place in Las Vegas, introduced the British Poker Open this

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Pennsylvania Online Poker Could Be Near

Thursday, 12th September 2019

Poker fans have been waiting for regulated online poker in Pennsylvania for nearly two years. Truthfully, they have been waiting for online poker to return since Black Friday in April 2011. Since then, their only options for online poker were offshore sites. No PokerStars. No PartyPoker. No 888poker. But when

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Poker Pros Interfere in Borgata Claim on Ivey

Thursday, 12th September 2019

The hits keep coming for Phil Ivey. At first glance, the new twist in the saga of Ivey and the Borgata in Atlantic City sounds positive. Two well-known poker pros step file a legal objection in court to the Borgata’s claim on Ivey’s winnings at the 2019 World Series of

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Poker Pro Ronnie Bardah to Appear on Survivor

Wednesday, 11th September 2019

Poker players love a challenge. They enjoy taking calculated risks, using the advantage of poker skills to gain an edge over their competition. It has been no surprise to see professional poker players put their skills to the test away from the green felt. Some engage in prop bets, and

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Soverel Leads British Poker Open Through 5 of 10 Events

Monday, 09th September 2019

The year of Poker Open action started in February. Poker Central hosted the 2019 US Poker Open at its PokerGO studio in Las Vegas in February. Buy-ins ranged from $10K to $100K in the 10-tournament series. By February 23, all events had been completed and David Peters emerged as the

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PartyPoker Updates Software for Macs and Tournaments

Sunday, 08th September 2019

The people at PartyPoker are continuously making changes. Every player will not be pleased with every alteration or rule change, but PartyPoker has consistently been aiming to make play fairer and the online poker experience better for the masses. For months, the updates from PartyPoker pertained to bots and HUDs.