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Stephen Chidwick and Sam Soverel Win Pair of ARIA High Rollers

Saturday, 07th July 2018

The majority of the poker world continues to focus on the 2018 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. In the meantime, there millions being played for weekly at the ARIA Resort & Casino. The ARIA High Roller Series continues with a combination of $10k and $25k NL High Rollers. Stephen Chidwick and Sam Soverel […]

2018 WSOP Main Event Second Largest in History

Thursday, 05th July 2018

The 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event just wrapped up its final Day 1 starting flight and the event drew the second largest crowd in Main Event history. After three Day 1 starting flights, the Main Event drew 7,874 players, the second largest field in WSOP history. Ten prior Main Event champions advanced to […]

Predictions for the 2018 Poker Hall of Fame

Monday, 02nd July 2018

The list of finalists for the 2018 Poker Hall of Fame was released late Sunday. This year’s list of finalists is as balanced a list as we’ve seen in recent years. Below is a tweet listing the finalists: 10 Finalists for 2018 Poker Hall of Fame Unveiled: https://t.co/QJRcpRhjFl Bjorin; Chiu; Eskandani; Fitoussi; Hennigan; Matusow; Moneymaker; […]

2018 WSOP Main Event Kicks Off Monday – Hennigan and Deeb Lead POY

Monday, 02nd July 2018

The 2018 World Series of Poker is in the home stretch as the WSOP Main Event is about to kick off on Monday. This year’s Main Event begins a bit earlier and is just Event #65 out of 78. There’s still a lot of poker left to play this summer. Meanwhile, the race for WSOP […]

Lamb, Petrangelo, and Nitsche Win Aria High Roller Events

Saturday, 30th June 2018

The Aria High Roller Series continues in full swing this summer with multiple $25k events being held each week. When players are not at the Rio trying to win World Series of Poker bracelets, they are at the Aria Poker Room trying to pad their bankrolls. Last time we reported on events from the Aria, […]

Poker Central Buys PPA – Revamps Organization as Poker Alliance

Thursday, 28th June 2018

The Poker Player’s Alliance is the oldest poker advocacy group in the United States, but a lack of results and a tendency to side with corporate entities in poker over supporting the goals of its member has led to a dramatic reduction in funds and threatened to shut down the organization. On Wednesday, news broke […]

Loren Klein Uses MAGA Hat to Fuel $10k PLO 8-Handed Championship Victory

Wednesday, 27th June 2018

The poker world may have finally found the one person they can hate on more than Chris “Jesus” Ferguson. Loren Klein won the $10k PLO 8-Handed Championship on Tuesday night but the way he won it has caused a storm of controversy that may actually trump (pun intended) that of Chris Ferguson’s continued prescience at […]

Maria Konnikova Becomes PokerStars Ambassador

Tuesday, 26th June 2018

So what does $207k in career live tournament earnings get you nowadays in a poker world full of $25k High Rollers at every turn? Not much, unless you happen to be connected and in the right niche. As many of you may already know, best-selling author Maria Konnikova won the $1,500 PCA National to snag […]

No NY Online Poker in 2018 – PA Casinos Inactive

Friday, 22nd June 2018

Remember all of the hype behind online poker regulation in New York last year. How about the hype surrounding it after the passage of iGaming legislation in Pennsylvania? Well, now it appears that online poker is a dead issue as the NY Assembly ended the 2018 legislative year without passing any type of iGaming legislation. […]

Alex Foxen, Ben Lamb, and Ben Tollerene Win Events in the Last Week

Wednesday, 20th June 2018

The 2018 World Series of Poker is not the only game in town in Las Vegas this summer. There are several casinos holding their own events. The Venetian and ARIA are two of the most popular venues with pros splitting their time between multiple venues and the World Series of Poker. This results in many […]

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