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Ole Schemion Wins WPT European Championship for First WPT Title

Wednesday, 17th January 2018

One major poker star that noticeably skipped the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure was Ole Schemion. The German poker superstar skipped the PCA in lieu of playing the inaugural WPT European Championship in Berlin. It ended up being a wise move as he ended up winning the tournament for his first World Poker Tour title. Schemion Dominates […]

Maria Lampropulos Becomes First Female PCA Main Event Champion

Monday, 15th January 2018

With Vanessa Selbst effectively retired from professional poker, the poker world is looking for a new face of women’s poker. They may have now found it. On Sunday, Argentina’s Maria Lampropulos became the first woman in history to win the PCA Main Event. In doing so, she secured the second seven figure score of her […]

Pennsylvania Online Lottery to Start in Spring – West Virginia Introduces iGaming Bill

Friday, 12th January 2018

We now have an idea of when some online games will begin in Pennsylvania. The state lottery has revealed plans to become the first entity to bring games online in 2018. Meanwhile, West Virginia has thrown their hat back into the ring for iGaming regulation. This time they are giving themselves enough time to actually […]

Journalist Maria Konnikova Wins PCA National Championship

Wednesday, 10th January 2018

Imagine you’re an author setting out on a journey to become a poker pro in a year. Then imagine picking up a coach who is an all-time legend of the game. Finally, imagine winning a tournament that suddenly puts you into the running for one of the richest prizes in poker. While that sounds like […]

Cary Katz Wins 2018 PCA $100,000 High Roller

Tuesday, 09th January 2018

The 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is underway at the Atlantis Paradise Island. Poker players from around the world descend on the venue annually for the first major live poker event of the year. One of the first events is already in the books and it is a big one. The $100,000 Super High Roller concluded […]

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars to Focus on Family

Monday, 08th January 2018

Vanessa Selbst announced last week that she was leaving PokerStars and retiring from professional poker. A week later, one of the longest tenured Team Pros has announced he is leaving PokerStars and we can’t blame him one bit. Jason Mercier announced on Sunday that he is leaving Team PokerStars and significantly reducing his travel schedule […]

Adrian Mateos Wins 2017 GPI Player of the Year Award

Thursday, 04th January 2018

The race for the Global Poker Index Player of the Year title came down to the wire but in the end it was Spanish superstar Adrian Mateos edging out Bryn Kenney for the title. A late run in the December at the PokerStars Championship Prague gave him just enough to take the coveted title. Mateos […]

Negreanu Posts Second Straight Losing Year in Live Poker

Tuesday, 02nd January 2018

There are few poker players that actually reveal their true earnings at the poker table over the course of any given year. We often only hear about their earnings and many fans never consider the true costs involved. Daniel Negreanu posted late last week on his blog at Full Contact Poker regarding his earnings for […]

Vanessa Selbst Leaves PokerStars – Walks Away From Pro Poker

Monday, 01st January 2018

Sometimes a poker players makes an announcement that you don’t really see coming, and then there are a few that you knew were going to happen sooner or later. On Sunday, Vanessa Selbst officially announced that she is no longer with PokerStars and is stepping away from professional poker. While Selbst isn’t exactly calling this […]

Betcoin Poker Closes to the Relief of Many in Poker World

Friday, 29th December 2017

In case you were busy on Christmas Day, you may have missed that one of the first Bitcoin online gambling sites has officially closed their poker room. In a surprise turn of events, announced the closure of their online poker room, effective immediately. In an announcement made on Christmas Day, the site revealed that […]

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