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Mid-States Poker Tour Returns After Pandemic Shutdown

Thursday, 03rd September 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic swept into the United States in March 2020, threatening to spread as it did in Asia and Europe, nearly every nonessential business and service shut down. Poker was among them. Casinos shut their doors around the country, and poker tours put everything on hold. As the

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WSOP 2020 Online Main Event Down to 38 Players

Tuesday, 01st September 2020

At this point of a typical World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, players are winding up their WSOP schedules. The last of the tournaments draw some players, but many are on their way home after busting the Main Event. Only a few tables remain in that finale. The poker

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PartyPoker to Host Inaugural WPT Online Borgata Series

Tuesday, 01st September 2020

The coronavirus pandemic looks like it will hang around until there are vaccines to eradicate it. For poker companies, this means live tournaments are widely viewed as too dangerous. And some casinos haven’t even allowed cash poker games to restart since the shutdowns in March. Most won’t likely be keen

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BetOnline is Back with Bigger Online Poker Series

Sunday, 30th August 2020

The series is called the Championship Online Poker Series (COPS). It runs on BetOnline and Sportsbetting.ag, two popular online poker sites that share their poker player pools. And that series is back, only this time with more tournaments and bigger guarantees. In May, amidst the coronavirus pandemic that relegated most

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PokerStars WCOOP Begins Today with Four Events

Sunday, 30th August 2020

The first day of the PokerStars 2020 World Championship of Online Poker is here. It has been two weeks since PokerStars announced its annual WCOOP, and it’s ready to go. Action will kick off today, Sunday, August 30. There are four events with three buy-in levels of each, creating a

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Woman Booked for Stealing $1M from Esfandiari Family

Friday, 28th August 2020

Some things happen that can simply be chalked up to this crazy year. “That’s so 2020!” This story fits into that category in some respects, but it is also a very serious crime. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported today about an arrest and booking that took place on Sunday, August

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GGPoker Tries to Overcome Controversy During WSOP 2020

Friday, 28th August 2020

It was a controversy that spurred another controversy, all surrounding GGPoker and its skins, all of which are currently hosting the World Series of Poker. A Little Background First The first 31 of the 85 WSOP 2020 Online tournaments played out in July on WSOP.com in Nevada and New Jersey.

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Smyth and Kotelnikov Capture WSOP WOC Titles

Thursday, 27th August 2020

A proper tournament schedule requires proper time to play it out. The World Poker Tour and PartyPoker teamed up to offer a significant schedule of events for the WPT World Online Championships, creating a solid structure and plenty of time for players to compete and play side events. While there

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ACR Plans PKO Series for September with $50M GTD

Wednesday, 26th August 2020

Americas Cardroom is fired up. Players want online tournament action, and Winning Poker Network sites like ACR prepared something quite significant for September. The last week of August and first of September will take players to the finales of series offered by the World Series of Poker (WSOP 2020 Online)

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Tsang Scoops Second Gold as WSOP 2020 Online Continues

Monday, 24th August 2020

This year’s World Series of Poker is in its final weeks. Action began in mid-July and will wrap up on GGPoker and its sister sites on Sunday, September 6. Of the 85 tournaments on the original schedule, only 15 of them remain, one of which is the Main Event. Speaking