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Andrey Shubin Leads Sold-Out UKIPT Marbella

Andrey Shubin Leads Sold-Out UKIPT Marbella

Andrey Vladimirovich Shubin was the only player to bag up more than 200,000 chips when play ended on the first day of the inaugural UKIPT Marbella Main Event.

WPT Signs New TV Deal and Announces New Schedule

WPT Signs New TV Deal and Announces New Schedule

The bad Vince Van Patten metaphors and big paydays will continue and the WPT signs a new TV deal and announces a new schedule. Season XII kicks off August 16.

Day 1a From the APPT Macau Is Over

Day 1a From the APPT Macau Is Over

Fresh from holding the successful GuangDong Ltd Asia Millions event, Macau is now playing host
to the Main Event of its Asia Pacific Poker Tour leg.

PokerStars Settles with U.S Government

PokerStars Settles with U.S Government

PokerStars Chairman of the Board Mark Scheinberg has agreed to pay the U.S Government $50 million dollars, bringing resolution to Black Friday case.

Massachusetts Lottery to Debut Jackpot Poker

Massachusetts Lottery to Debut Jackpot Poker

Although a recent attempt by Massachusetts lawmakers to legalize online poker fell short, the state lottery is convinced that poker’s popularity is on the rise.

Davidi Kitai Wins WSOP Event #19

Davidi Kitai Wins WSOP Event #19

Davidi Kitai has won his second ever WSOP Gold Bracelet after taking the $5,000 Pot Limit Hold’em event. Kitai won $224,560 for his stellar play.

Taylor Paur Wins First Ever WSOP Gold Bracelet

Taylor Paur Wins First Ever WSOP Gold Bracelet

Taylor Paur has taken out Event #19 of the WSOP, which was a $1,000 No Limt Hold’Em event. Paur won $340,260 and his first WSOP Gold Bracelet.

Party Poker Mixes Football and Poker

Party Poker Mixes Football and Poker

The Legendary Old Trafford, home of Manchester United, is the venue this August when Parky Poker mixes football and poker in a three day event.

Paul Jackson wins the Birmingham Leg of the Sky Poker Tour

Paul Jackson wins the Birmingham Leg of the Sky Poker Tour

Paul Jackson took down the Birmingham SPT Main Event last weekend after rivering a straight in the final hand to deny the Sky Poker Tour its first female winner

Online Gambling in Ohio Faces Obstacle

Online Gambling in Ohio Faces Obstacle

With legislation to ban Internet cafes pending in Ohio and four land-based casinos fully operating, recent talk focused on the possibility of online gambling.

Online Gambling in Pennsylvania Stalls

Online Gambling in Pennsylvania Stalls

A proposal to legalize Internet gambling in Pennsylvania may remain in a holding pattern until the success of launches in other states can be determined.

Dmitry Varlamov Takes Down Troia Unibet Open

Dmitry Varlamov Takes Down Troia Unibet Open

Russian poker player Dmitry Varlamov won the Unibet Open in Troia, Portugal, at the weekend after a frantic conclusion to the international poker tournament.