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Phil Laak’s World Record To Come Under Fire

Phil Laak’s World Record To Come Under Fire

Englishman Barry ‘Jack 8 Potato’ Denson is aiming to break the Longest Marathon Playing Poker By An Individual world record when he sits down at midnight on Sunday, July 1, this year at the G Casino in his home town of Manchester for what will be five gruelling days.

Erik Seidel Returns to the Top of the GPI 300

Erik Seidel Returns to the Top of the GPI 300

American Erik Seidel has returned to the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) 300 after his fantastic results from last year’s PCA moved into Period 3.

Everest Poker Offering Seats to WPT Marbella

Everest Poker Offering Seats to WPT Marbella

Standout online poker room Everest Poker have once again proven their great value to players of the world’s greatest game by offering seats at the forthcoming World Poker Tour (WPT) Marbella.

Ex-Team PokerStars Pro Joe Hachem Homes in on Success

Ex-Team PokerStars Pro Joe Hachem Homes in on Success

Australian poker star Joe Hachem has quickly moved to establish a new relationship that will keep him “closer to home” after quitting as a Team PokerStars Pro just last month.

Monarch Gaming Added to Firms Aiming to Enjoy Nevada’s Online Poker Revolution

Monarch Gaming Added to Firms Aiming to Enjoy Nevada’s Online Poker Revolution

Monarch Gaming have added their name to a steadily growing list of companies seeking to gain entry to the forthcoming intra-state online poker industry in US state Nevada.

Numerous Big Names Lined up for WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars

Numerous Big Names Lined up for WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars

The line-up for the upcoming World Poker Tour (WPT) Bay 101 Shooting Stars championship has been announced – and it’s one heck of a stellar-packed list.

Black Friday Payment Processor Ira Rubin Pleads Guilty

Black Friday Payment Processor Ira Rubin Pleads Guilty

Another Black Friday defendant has admitted guilt in processing payments for online poker sites as Ira Rubin, among the 11 individuals indicted last year by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), pled guilty to three counts and is expected to serve from 18 to 24 months behind bars.

Pros Bring Case Against Ultimate Bet

Pros Bring Case Against Ultimate Bet

A trio of well-known poker pros are among the eight players bringing a civil case against Excapsa Software – the previous owners of poker room Ultimate Bet.

Jason Mercier Leads Unchanged Top Five on GPI 300

Jason Mercier Leads Unchanged Top Five on GPI 300

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier continues to lead the way on the Global Poker Index (GPI).

Jake Cody and Sam Trickett Lead European Poker Awards Nominations

Jake Cody and Sam Trickett Lead European Poker Awards Nominations

Some of the biggest names in poker will be battling it out to be crowned the Player of the Year at the upcoming European Poker Awards to be held at the Aviation Club de France in Paris.

PokerStars CEO Gabi Campos Quits

PokerStars CEO Gabi Campos Quits

Gabi Campos is preparing to step down as chief executive officer of the world’s leading poker room PokerStars “to pursue other opportunities” after just over 15 months in the job.

Yatahay Network Rebrands to Become Winning Poker Network

Yatahay Network Rebrands to Become Winning Poker Network

Effective immediately, the Yatahay Poker Network, one of the remaining poker networks that still accepts U.S. players, has rebranded and changed its name to the Winning Poker Network.