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Linster Leads WPT World Championship after Day 2

Linster Leads WPT World Championship after Day 2

New York poker player Mike Linster leads the $25,500 buy-in WPT World Championship as sixty-six players remain in contention for the $1,150,000 first prize.

Illinois Proposes New Online Gambling Bill

Illinois Proposes New Online Gambling Bill

Despite Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s repeated reluctance to approve online gambling, a new proposal allowing poker and casino games has emerged.

Patrick Pulls the Plug on Partouche.fr

Patrick Pulls the Plug on Partouche.fr

Patrick Partouche has announced that the online poker site Partouche.fr will close on Monday 17th June and existing players will be transferred to MyPok.fr.

PokerStars Brings in King of the Hill Policy

PokerStars Brings in King of the Hill Policy

PokerStars have introduced a King of the Hill policy to prevent weaker players being preyed upon by more experienced ones in a practice known as ‘bum-hunting’.

California Tribes Release Draft of Online Poker Bill

California Tribes Release Draft of Online Poker Bill

A group of California’s major Indian tribes have joined forces to propose an online poker bill that expressly prohibits interstate compact agreements.

Novice Altergott Wins EPT Monte Carlo Super High Roller

Novice Altergott Wins EPT Monte Carlo Super High Roller

German high stakes poker player Max Altergott won the $100,000 buy-in EPT Super High Roller tournament for his first ever recorded live poker tournament cash.

Nevada GCB Investigating Iovation and Amaya

Nevada GCB Investigating Iovation and Amaya

With legalized online poker in Nevada barely two weeks old, gaming officials are already investigating possible shady relationships involving licensees.

Atlantic Club Responds to PokerStars’ Lawsuit

Atlantic Club Responds to PokerStars’ Lawsuit

The Atlantic Club’s owners filed court papers in response to PokerStars’ lawsuit that seeks to complete the acquisition agreement for the New Jersey casino.

Neil Raine Reigns at GukPT Stockton

Neil Raine Reigns at GukPT Stockton

Neil Raine dominated the final table of Leg 3 of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour in Stockton at the weekend to collect the GukPT trophy and £17,690 first prize.

Bodog Continues Blazing Anonymous Trail

Bodog Continues Blazing Anonymous Trail

It’s been about 1 1/2 years since Bodog Poker implemented its anonymous table format and the results have proven the concept to be quite successful.

Full Tilt to Sponsor Live UKIPT Galway Fest

Full Tilt to Sponsor Live UKIPT Galway Fest

Full Tilt formally announced its first foray into live tournament sponsorship since its relaunch with the hosting of the inaugural Galway Festival this summer.

Nik Stylianou is King of the East End Live II

Nik Stylianou is King of the East End Live II

Nik Stylianou is becoming something of a London poker specialist, having taken down his third live poker tournament in the capital in little more than a year.