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Kyl Replacement Sought for Federal Online Poker Bill

Kyl Replacement Sought for Federal Online Poker Bill

Former Sen. Jon Kyl’s retirement has left a void in Republican support for online poker legislation, prompting lawmakers to seek another to fill his shoes.

Ultimate Poker Adds Pros and Prize Money

Ultimate Poker Adds Pros and Prize Money

Perhaps in an effort to stave off the competition of WSOP.com in a few weeks, Ultimate Poker has signed new pros and added more money to its Sunday Tournament.

Ole Schemion Leads ISPT Wembley into Money

Ole Schemion Leads ISPT Wembley into Money

Ole Schemion heads the ninety-nine remaining players in the Ill-Fated Stadiums Poker Tour at Wembley after the bubble burst in the early levels of Day 3.

WSOP Millionaire Maker Huge Success

WSOP Millionaire Maker Huge Success

The Saturday kickoff of the newest WSOP event, the $1500 Millionaire Maker drew huge crowds, long registration lines, and huge prize pool.

Trevor Pope Wins WSOP 2013 Event #2

Trevor Pope Wins WSOP 2013 Event #2

Trevor Pope has won the 2013 WSOP $5,000 No Limit / Eight Handed event, beating out a field of 481 players and winning $553,906 for his solid play.

Choctaw Casino Announces Card Player Poker Tour Schedule

Choctaw Casino Announces Card Player Poker Tour Schedule

Choctaw Casino in Durant, Oklahoma has announced their 2013 Card Player Poker Tour Schedule. Buy ins range from $120 to the $1620 Main Event over 54 events.

Amnon Filippi to Play WSOP

Amnon Filippi to Play WSOP

According to the NY Daily News Poker pro Amnon Filippi is being allowed to remove one bracelet in the pursuit of a far classier one.

Chad Holloway Wins WSOP 2013 Event #1

Chad Holloway Wins WSOP 2013 Event #1

Chad Holloway has won Event #1 of the WSOP, the $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold’em event. Holloway won $84,915 for his strong play during the two-day event.

WSOP Begins Promoting Online Poker Real Money Launch

WSOP Begins Promoting Online Poker Real Money Launch

The WSOP is giving away more than $700,000 to those who pre-register for a free online poker account.

PokerStars Goes Wild With 100 Billionth Hand Promo

PokerStars Goes Wild With 100 Billionth Hand Promo

In anticipation of dealing its 100 billionth hand in June, PokerStars has revealed a slew of promotions that will give away $5 million in cash.

WSOP 2013 Day 1 Event #2

WSOP 2013 Day 1 Event #2

The first day of the WSOP 2013 is over and event #1 and #2 have gotten under way. More than half of the players were eliminated from Event #2 on the first day.

WSOP Player Shares Goes Social, WSOP 5K 8 Max Draws Big Names

WSOP Player Shares Goes Social, WSOP 5K 8 Max Draws Big Names

Tournament poker players have long sold pieces of their action. This year more players are moving the practice to Twitter and Social Media.