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  • NEWHumble Jordan Cristos Wins Fast-Paced $10K PLO Final Table at US Poker Open
    In less than four hours, Jordan Cristos disposed of his opponents at the US Poker Open $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha final table. His second cash in as many events was good […]The post Humble Jordan Cristos Wins Fast-Paced $10K PLO Final Table at US Pok…
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  • NEWPartypoker Looking to Sink Rivals with New Streaming Strategy
    Partypoker is looking to corner the streaming market and sink its rivals with the help of Bill Perkins and millionaire buddies like Dan Bilzerian. Initially joining the Twitch bandwagon in […]The post Partypoker Looking to Sink Rivals with New Str…
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  • NEWStephen Chidwick Wins Third US Poker Open Event in Nine Tries
    It’s becoming a broken record to report that Stephen Chidwick has won a US Poker Open event. On Thursday, he shipped yet another one, his third in just nine attempts. […]The post Stephen Chidwick Wins Third US Poker Open Event in Nine Tries appe…
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  • NEWMobile Poker Apps Outplay Apple by Getting Illicit Games Into the App Store
    Mobile poker apps which would normally never see the light of day have managed to bypass Apple’s stringent screening process, opening them up to public consumption, at least temporarily. According […]The post Mobile Poker Apps Outplay Apple by G…
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  • NEWDefending US Poker Open Champ Stephen Chidwick Final Tables Event #1, Joseph Cheong Leads
    Stephen Chidwick mastered the US Poker Open in 2018 and is off to a great start this year with a final table appearance in Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em. Joseph […]The post Defending US Poker Open Champ Stephen Chidwick Final Tables Event #…
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  • 2018 Battle of Malta Goes Stratospheric; New Highs to Come
    A €2 million Main Event prize pool? 4,000+ entries? More record-setting side events with their own guarantees?The Battle of Malta poker festival, now owned by the Eden Group and Casino Malta, reached stratospheric heights in 2018 but, according to…
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  • From 3,816 to 1! Julien Stropoli Wins 2018 Battle of Malta ME!
    We have a winner!The 2018 Battle of Malta Main Event completed its quest to narrow 3,816 entries to just 1 and that sole survivor is France's Julien Stropoli!A former Magic: The Gathering player and ascending poker pro Stropoli started the final tab…
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  • A Quick Player's Guide to the 2018 Battle of Malta
    Never been to the Battle of Malta?Or maybe you've visited past editions of the Battle of Malta and want to know what's new and how things will be organized this year?Don't sweat it.We've got your back with a quick run-through below of all the new a…
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  • 6-Day Live Stream, Tiffany's Bracelet Add Flash to 2018 BoM
    A doubled, €1m guarantee. Patrik Antonius and Boris Becker.A massive new space capable of hosting 1,400+ players a day. Record pre-sales that portend a gigantic crush of players descending on the 2018 Battle of Malta.We've already hinted at some o…
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  • Antonius Eyes "Great Atmosphere" at 2018 Battle of Malta
    The Battle of Malta has hosted dozens of top-level poker pros over its six editions so far but none with quite the high-stakes poker cachet of Patrik Antonius.The much-idolized Finn's star began to rise during the poker boom of the early 2000s and An…
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  • NEW$400,000 Risen Star: One step Closer to Roses
    The derby preps take a step forward this week with the $400,000 G2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fairgrounds in New Orleans. The Risen Star will be contested at 1-1/16 miles around 2 turns over the dirt course. This will be the first of the major Kentuc…
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  • NEWBorgata Gets Green Light to Seize Phil Ivey's Assets in Nevada
    A federal judge in New Jersey rules in favor of Borgata to seek Ivey’s assets in Nevada.Borgata was recently given a green light by a US District Court in New Jersey to go after Phil Ivey’s assets in Nevada which the casino estimates to be $100 m…
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  • NEWBusiness Monitor: Kindred Group Q4 and FY 2018
    Kindred Group reported £4.9 million in online poker revenue in Q4 2018. It is the highest quarter on record and represents growth of 6.5% year-over-year.Q4 continues Kindred’s five-quarter streak of revenue growth from its Unibet online poker r…
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  • NEWInternational Operators Confident Dutch Blackout Will Not Apply to Them
    If “actively” targeting Dutch customers is defined by the priority criteria, large operators like The Stars Group and Kindred should not be impacted by “cooling off” period.After weeks of discussions on the Dutch Remote Gambling Act (RGA) tha…
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  • NEWPlayer Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money
    We list 26 UK gambling operators and how they protect your player funds.Under rules set out by the Gambling Commission of Great Britain (UKGC), all internet gambling businesses must hold player deposits in a separate bank account, segregated from day…
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Bluff Magazine

  • Samuel Taylor Wins First WSOP Circuit Main Event of 15-16 Season
    For most WSOP Circuit grinders a WSOP Circuit Main Event win would be the pinnacle of a career or a stepping stone to bigger buy-in events. Unless of course you have bigger plans, outside of poker. College student Samuel Taylor beat out a 461-player…
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  • Daniel Colman Returns to SHRPO Final Table; Randy Pfeifer Leads
    One year ago, fresh off of winning the Big One for One Drop at the 2014 World Series of Poker, Daniel Colman made his way through a huge field to win the overlay-heavy 2014 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open for his XXX title of 2014. Fast forward to the…
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  • New Documentary Exposes Sheldon Adelson Hypocrisy
    The biggest opponent of regulated online poker in the United States is none other than Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. For months now he’s been waging a war against the expansion of online gaming in the United States, claiming to be morally…
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  • Borgata Files Counter To Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Lawsuit
    Phil Ivey is determined to get the money from Borgata that he won while playing high stakes baccarat at the Atlantic City casino in 2010. The Borgata, convinced that Ivey cheated to win that money, is determined to do everything they can to keep the…
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  • Wisconsin Judge Upholds Poker as Illegal Gambling
    Mark Kroon and Steve Verrett gave it the ol’ college try in their home state of Wisconsin. The pair were looking to have poker declared a game of skill in the cheesehead state but it Judge Richard Niess wasn’t convinced enough to make that ruling…
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Online Poker Report


  • NEWStephen Chidwick, Jordan Cristos Win Preliminary U. S. Poker Open Tournaments
    Back for its second run despite less than stellar numbers from 2018, the “made for streaming” event known as the U. S. Poker Open has opened up play. Streaming over PokerGO, the first two events are in the books, with the numbers showing improvem…
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  • NEWOnline Poker Bill Introduced in New York Assembly
    You can’t fault New York Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow for a lack of persistence. The biggest champion of online poker in that chamber of the state legislature has once again introduced a bill to legalize internet poker in the Empire State. Online po…
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  • NEWWest Virginia Online Gambling Bill Introduced
    Perhaps the new Wire Act opinion from the Department of Justice won’t slow down online gambling, after all. A bill was recently introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates that would legalize and regulate online gambling in the state. The We…
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  • NEW2019 WSOP Broadcast Schedule Announced
    The 2019 World Series of Poker is still about three and a half months away, but Caesars is giving us the opportunity to set our DVRs early, as the broadcast schedule for the 50th anniversary WSOP has been released. Like last year, ESPN and Poker Cent…
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  • NEWWPTDeepStacks Teams with 888poker, Adds Two More Stops
    On Monday, the World Poker Tour (WPT) announced a new partnership with 888poker which will result in two more events being added to this year’s WPTDeepStacks Europe schedule. The three year deal will see 888poker become a co-sponsor of events and r…
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