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Jan 14 2021

Sheldon Adelson’s death draws mixed reactions

Sheldon Adelson passed away on 12th January 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Sheldon Adelson was a very influential Casino Magnate and left quite a lasting impression on political and poker communities. In political circles, Adelson was a big-wig, wielding a lot of influence on Republican policies, especially during the Trump presidency. His influence was not localized to the US...

Jan 07 2021

Joseph Herbert wins 2020 WSOP main event US tournament

The US version of the World Series of Poker main event concluded with Joseph Hebert emerging the victor. Herbert is a 38-year old part-time poker player from Louisiana, United States. Unlike the previous year where the WSOP main event attracted players from different countries, the domestic tournament attracted a total of 705 players all domiciled in the United States....

Dec 22 2020

Damian Salas wins GGPoker WSOP international leg

Damian Salas won the international leg of World Series of Poker main event after a long wait. 2020 has been a unique and challenging year, especially to the poker community. Due to Covid 19 restrictions in most countries, most poker tournaments were either cancelled or postponed, including WSOP. Customary, WSOP tournaments are held between July and September, but this year, it was...

Dec 08 2020

Doug Polk Vs Daniel Negreanu grudge match: Polk takes a massive lead

Doug Polk extends lead to 600k The poker community is currently buzzing with excitement over the Doug Polk Vs Daniel Negreanu grudge match. From the start of the grudge match, it has been a roller-coaster. On the first day, Negreanu was firing on all cylinders and closed with a 116k lead. However, on the second day, Doug Polk managed to cut the lead...

Sep 18 2020

Mike Postle Story Wrapping Up: Unexpectedly Quiet Resolution?

If you’ve been following the poker media in 2019, you’ve probably at least come across the story about Mike Postle, Stones Gambling Hall, and various cheating allegations. It was one of the biggest poker scandals in recent years as dozens of players came together, claiming they were cheated by Postle who was a regular feature in Stone’s live-streamed cash games....

Sep 16 2020

Negreanu Loses $100K WSOP Bracelet Bet on the Last Event of the Series

WSOP bracelet bets are quite common among pros. Almost every World Series of Poker, some players will offer all sorts of bracelet bets at certain odds. If you think the odds are favorable, you take the bet and hope they don’t end up winning a bracelet (or several of them in case of some bets). Daniel Negreanu almost always has some side action...

Sep 02 2020

WSOP 2020: Breakdown of the First Online WSOP Thus Far

`When WSOP officials decided to move the Series to the virtual realm due to the whole pandemic situation, reactions from the poker public were mixed. Although a majority supported this decision, some were skeptical about the idea. Could you really break decades of tradition and do things differently without losing the spirit of the event? Doubts about the success of the first- ever online...

Aug 26 2020

Online High Stakes Action Is Back at GGPoker

Those of us who have been fans of poker for a while still remember epic high stakes battles from the days of Full Tilt Poker. If you ever happened to be bored and there were no new episodes of any official poker TV shows, you could almost always find a few high stakes tables running at Full Tilt and enjoy the action as...

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