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John Juanda snags first EPT Title and $1.16mm at Barcelona Main Event

John Juanda has won the 2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event for €1,022,593 (USD $1,164,034). An American poker pro and 5x WSOP bracelet winner, including his esteemed 2008 WSOP Championship, Juanda hadn’t harvested a single cash this year until snagging the

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Player Efforts in Wisconsin to Legalize Poker shot down by Judge

Last week, all poker playing citizens in the state of Wisconsin had their eyes trained on a court hearing in Dane County. A group of poker-loving individuals, including Madison bar owner Mark Kroon, had petitioned for an amendment to declare

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Poker Phenom Jason Mercier pockets $652k at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

If you were looking for a professional poker player to back, you would be hard pressed to find anyone more talented than Jason Mercier. With over $15 million in live tournament cashes since 2008, including 3 WSOP bracelets and 2

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CA Tracks Respond to Pechanga; PokerStars launches ‘Let California Play’ Pro Tour

The online poker saga in California continues this week. To regulate, or not to regulate? To allow bad actors / tainted assets / race tracks to participate? These are the questions, and although everyone seems to have an answer, very

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Poker’s elite $500k Super High Roller Bowl 2015 features $25 Million GTD

There’s nothing quite like the Rio’s World Series of Poker, but one event is slated to rival the largest tournament series of them all. It’s the $500k Super High Roller Bowl 2015, guaranteeing one of the largest prize pools in

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WPN’s new Freebuy Tournaments to Feature $150k GTD Super Series

The Winning Poker Network (WPN) introduced a new tourney format last month that has grabbed the attention of thousands of online players. They are called Freebuy Tournaments, and they combine all the best aspects of a traditional freeroll, with the

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Poker Pro Angela Jordison completes $37k Hat-Trick at Oregon’s Spring Poker Round Up

There are thousands upon thousands of people who can claim to have won a big live poker tournament. Some of them can even boast back-to-back wins worth five figures or more. But it’s very few who can say they’ve performed

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WSOP NJ hosting Satellites to the 2015 WSOP Main Event this weekend

The 2015 WSOP is just two months away, and to celebrate the upcoming start of the world’s most prestigious live poker series, WSOP NJ will be hosting a throng of satellites this weekend. Players of the online poker room in

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British Poker Pro Michael Kane wins ANZPT Perth, AUD$98,000

A young British poker pro by the name of Michael Kane found himself grossly outnumbered by Australians last week as the final stages of the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour Perth Main Event wound down. Stacked against a lot of

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Real Gaming Nevada to host Free President’s Day $150 GTD Shootout at 6pm

It’s President’s Day, and it’s also tax season, when the majority of the nation’s working class citizens look forward to receiving their annual income tax checks. What do President’s Day and free money have in common? Not a lot, unless

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