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The Poker Masters is a tournament series that challenges the top high-stakes poker players to compete in a mix of poker variations. Every event has a buy-in of $10K or higher. And in the end, there is a Main Event but also an overall series leaderboard that determines the ultimate
The poker community is a relatively small one but a generous one. Several poker entities are now teaming up to help some of their own in the form of a weeks-long charity initiative. Freelance poker media members are the ones who report on the poker tournaments that the larger population
The launch of the Pennsylvania online gambling market has been perplexing in many ways. Not only did it take nearly two years from the time lawmakers passed the bill until the first online casinos launched, there is only one online poker site in the state. To be clear, there were
There is no better time than now for online poker sites to make big moves and enter into new partnerships. With much of the world still in some form of quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are turning to online gambling than in any time in recent memory.
One of many live poker tours that took a serious hit from the coronavirus pandemic was WPTDeepStacks. It was well into its 2019/2020 season when COVID-19 swept through many Asian countries and then to Europe and North America. Entire countries closed all non-essential services…which inevitably included casinos and card rooms
There is no shortage of ideas for new content over at Poker Central these days. Less than one month ago, Poker Central introduced two new shows to stream on PokerGO. The first was Run It Back with Remko, featuring Remko Rinkema and special guests to provide new commentary for poker’s
The past month has been a difficult one for the World Poker Tour, cancelling live tournaments throughout the world on its main tour and for WPTDeepStacks. It also cancelled some of its final table action at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, which were to be filmed for future FOX
The World Series of Poker worked exceptionally hard in late 2019 and early 2020 to release details early and often about the 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas. Officials made changes, expanded, and ended up with a 101-tournament schedule set for May 26 through July 15 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel
The coronavirus pandemic stopped progress on a great many things. Every state in America now faces massive hurdles – many financial in nature – to overcome in the remaining months of 2020…and probably beyond. To say that online poker fell completely off the radar of lawmakers in Kentucky in the
The Galfond Challenge is reminiscent of the old Durrrr Challenge. Back when online poker was still thriving worldwide in 2009 and Full Tilt Poker was still the place to be for high-stakes games, Tom “Durrrr” Dwan issued a heads-up poker challenge to anyone to play tens of thousands of hands.