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WPT Announces HyperX Las Vegas Final Tables

Friday, 07th February 2020

The World Poker Tour is in the midst of its Season XVIII action. And now it’s preparing for the season-ending Tournament of Champions and final tables at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas. It all started last summer with the WPT Gardens Poker Festival in Los Angeles and traveled the

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WSOP Completes Average Buy-in List for 2020 WSOP

Thursday, 06th February 2020

It’s another week, which means another announcement regarding more events added to the 2020 WSOP schedule. The excitement continues to build as the latest additions bring the summer series up to 80 bracelet-awarding tournaments. The World Series of Poker took this week to offer a full list of the events

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Coronavirus Prompts Poker Concerns and Macau Shutdown

Thursday, 06th February 2020

It started as a dire sickness in Wuhan, China in late 2019. People were coming down with what seemed to be an extreme form of the flu and dying from it. As doctors explored it, they began to realize that it was something for which there was no antidote. And

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Chidwick Wins Overall Inaugural Australian Poker Open

Wednesday, 05th February 2020

The first-ever Australian Poker Open finished this week. Poker Central took its Poker Open series to the poker room at The Star Gold Coast in Queensland for the first time. And while Aussie Michael Addamo won the Main Event of the seven-game series, Stephen Chidwick won a preliminary event and

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PartyPoker Updates and Start of KO Series

Monday, 03rd February 2020

All online poker sites change with time, adjusting to evolving gaming environments and regulations. PartyPoker seems to do more than most. The GVC-owned online poker operator seems to make more changes than others and actually solicits player feedback with the intent to incorporate suggestions and desires into the site. PartyPoker

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Nebraska Poker Bill Set for February 10 Hearing

Saturday, 01st February 2020

The Midwestern US state of Nebraska is not exactly known for its gambling establishments. There is no place in Nebraska that anyone would call a gambling destination. Even so, it is now a state to watch for its lawmakers who might legalize poker this year. There are four casinos in

Rep. Adam Koenig of Kentucky

Beshear Puts Online Poker Bill Contents in Budget

Friday, 31st January 2020

With every month that goes by, it looks more and more like Kentucky could very well be the next state to legalize online poker. The movement toward this goal started back in 2018 and gained ground in 2019 as now-Governor Andy Beshear campaigned for and won the governorship. He included

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WSOP Puts Nine High Roller Events on 2020 Schedule

Thursday, 30th January 2020

This week’s additions to the upcoming World Series of Poker schedule consist of high-stakes buy-ins, typically referred to as High Roller tournaments. These require $25K or higher buy-ins. The additions to the 2020 WSOP so far have been many. Last week’s announcement pertained to a variety of events, including Freezeout

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Mike Postle Response to Lawsuit Delayed to Feb 26

Wednesday, 29th January 2020

As with most civil cases in the US court system, the Mike Postle case is going to be a drawn-out one full of extensions and filings. The latest development is an extension of the time allowed for Postle to obtain representation and respond to the charges. After refusing to be

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Americas Cardroom Sets OSS Cub3d to Start February 9

Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Just after New Year’s celebrations died down, Americas Cardroom made its first announcement of 2020. It was a revelation that the next OSS Cub3d series was to be scheduled for February 9 to March 8, but there was more. The 220 events with $13 million in guarantees would include four