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Phil Hellmuth Lets Rips After Exiting $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em Event

Phil Hellmuth Lets Rips After Exiting $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em Event

Pennsylvania’s Mark Herm heads the surviving 236 players after day one of the $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas. But the biggest talking point of the day was Phil Hellmuth’s latest explosion of expletives as he departed the event somewhat earlier than he had expected.

PokerStars Statement On Suspended Full Tilt Poker License

PokerStars Statement On Suspended Full Tilt Poker License

PokerStars did send us the following press release as a followup on the earlier provided news that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission has suspended Full Tilt Poker’s license.

Jimmy Fricke Leads Day One $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit)

Jimmy Fricke Leads Day One $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit)

We’re entering the home stretch of this summer’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas as event #49, the $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit) tournament, got underway in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino last night.

Alex Bolotin on Top After Day One of $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Alex Bolotin on Top After Day One of $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Brooklyn-based Alex Bolotin takes the chip lead into day two of the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas after last night’s 10 levels.

Mike Sowers tops $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship

Mike Sowers tops $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship

North Carolina’s Mike Sowers leads the field after day two of event #46, the $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship, at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas as 22 survivors chase the biggest prize so far of this summer’s series.

Michael Mizrachi Leads WSOP 2011 $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better

Michael Mizrachi Leads WSOP 2011 $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better

Florida’s Michael Mizrachi made a late move to go top of the chip leaderboard after day two of the $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas last night.

Online Poker Site Full Tilt Poker Shut Down

Online Poker Site Full Tilt Poker Shut Down

The aftershock from April’s ‘Black Friday’ continues to send tremors throughout the online poker industry with website Full Tilt Poker having their licences suspended by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) this morning.

Kenneth Griffin Wins WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Title

Kenneth Griffin Wins WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Title

Kenneth Griffin, of Texas, battled to the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em gold bracelet and $455,356 in Las Vegas last night when seeing off Frenchman Jean Luc Marais.

Rep Porter Takes Down WSOP 2011 $2,500 Seven-Card Razz Title

Rep Porter Takes Down WSOP 2011 $2,500 Seven-Card Razz Title

American Rep Porter collected his second World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet, along with $210,615, following his victory in the $2,500 Seven-Card Razz in Las Vegas last night.

Andre Akkari Fulfils Destiny to Lift $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bracelet

Andre Akkari Fulfils Destiny to Lift $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bracelet

Brazilian Andre Akkari reckons it was his destiny to win a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet after his father died recently – and so it proved last night in Las Vegas when the 36-year-old poker pro lifted the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em title and $675,117.

Barton Bill on Online Poker Legislation is Praised and Criticized

Barton Bill on Online Poker Legislation is Praised and Criticized

With the unveiling of the Barton Bill, HR 2366 The Online Poker Act of 20111, many advocates of online gambling are asking the basic question, “Is it enough?”. The good news is that it does legalize online poker in the United States. But that’s it. No other forms of online gambling are addressed. There is an irony to the bill since technically online poker is not illegal but funding accounts using US financial institutions is.

Epic Poker League Attracts Big-Name Pros Like Phil Ivey

Epic Poker League Attracts Big-Name Pros Like Phil Ivey

Sam Trickett, Roland de Wolfe, Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan, Barry Greenstein, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey and Erik Seidel already signed up for the Epic Poker League (EPL).