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Steve Sung Defeats Phil Galfond in Event #52

Steve Sung Defeats Phil Galfond in Event #52

Established pro Steve Sung defeats a stacked final table on his way towards a gold bracelet in the $25,000 NLHE 6 max.

Kristen Bicknell Wins WSOP Ladies No Limit Event

Kristen Bicknell Wins WSOP Ladies No Limit Event

The WSOP Ladies No Limit Hold’em Championship has been won by Kristen Bicknell, who beat a field of 954 players to win a WSOP Gold Bracelet and $173,922.

Ultimate Poker Expands to New Jersey

Ultimate Poker Expands to New Jersey

Ultimate Poker announced a partnership with the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City to provide online poker in the soon-to-be launched New Jersey market.

$111,111 One Drop High Rollers Event #47 Shatters Records

$111,111 One Drop High Rollers Event #47 Shatters Records

Not to be outdone by the GuangDong Asia Millions Main Event, the second annual One Drop breaks the record for the largest high roller event ever.

WSOP 2013 Event #46 Goes to Vladimir Shchmelev

WSOP 2013 Event #46 Goes to Vladimir Shchmelev

Poker veteran Vladimir Shchmelev wins his first bracelet in Event #46 – Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Low.

WSOP 2013 Event #45 Goes to Ben Volpe

WSOP 2013 Event #45 Goes to Ben Volpe

Ben Volpe has taken out the $1,500 Ante Only No Limit Hold’Em Event (#45), winning a Gold Bracelet and $123,452 after beating a field of 678 players.

Sandeep Pulusani Wins WSOP 2013 Event #44

Sandeep Pulusani Wins WSOP 2013 Event #44

Sandeep Pulusani has won the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em event (#44), beating a field of 1,072 players to win the Gold Bracelet and $592,684 prize for first place.

Bitcoin Conference Set for Next Week

Bitcoin Conference Set for Next Week

A one-day conference regarding the digital currency Bitcoin will be held at Canary Wharf in London on July 2.

Lawmaker Confident Federal Online Poker Bill Will Pass

Lawmaker Confident Federal Online Poker Bill Will Pass

Rep. Joe Barton, who has proposed federal online poker bills in the past without success, believes his new measure will one day gain approval.

Norbert Szecsi Wins WSOP 2013 Event #42

Norbert Szecsi Wins WSOP 2013 Event #42

Szecsi has won the WSOP $1,000 No Limit Hold’em event (#42), his first ever WSOP Gold Bracelet and $345,037 for his stellar play in the three day tournament.

Neteller’s Return to U.S. Market Expands With Bally Deal

Neteller’s Return to U.S. Market Expands With Bally Deal

Neteller, under parent company Optimal Payments, has signed a deal with Bally Technologies to provide payment processing services in the U.S. market.

Jared Hamby Wins WSOP 2013 Event #40

Jared Hamby Wins WSOP 2013 Event #40

The $1,500 No Limit Hold’em event has gone to Jared Hamby, who beat a field of 2,161 players to win $525,272 and his first ever WSOP Gold Bracelet.