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Dave Meagher Takes First Borgata Bounty Event

Dave Meagher Takes First Borgata Bounty Event

Dave Meagher took down the first of the Black Chip Bounty Tournaments at the Borgata Fall Poker Open (Event #2) for $34,196 and a further $1,000 in bounties.

Greg Himmelbrand Takes Borgata Fall Poker Open Event #1

Greg Himmelbrand Takes Borgata Fall Poker Open Event #1

The Borgata Fall Poker Open saw its first Main Event winner on Saturday, when Greg Himmelbrand won the $1 million guaranteed Deepstacks Event #1 for $243,630.

Pennsylvania to Host Third Stop of Poker Night in America

Pennsylvania to Host Third Stop of Poker Night in America

Pennsylvania has long been rumored as one of the states that will follow Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey into the realm of legalized online poker and gambling.

Sheldon Adelson Preparing Campaign Against Online Gambling

Sheldon Adelson Preparing Campaign Against Online Gambling

As online gambling makes a resurgence in the U.S. in a state-by-state regulatory scheme, Sheldon Adelson is preparing a vigorous campaign against it.

WPT Alpha 8: Gruissem does it Again

WPT Alpha 8: Gruissem does it Again

German phenomenon Phillip Gruissem wins his second consecutive World Poker Tour Alpha8 Event.

Guillermo Olvera Wins Punta Cana Poker Classic

Guillermo Olvera Wins Punta Cana Poker Classic

Guillermo Olvera won an exciting conclusion to the Americas Cardroom-sponsored Punta Cana Poker Classic Main Event to collect the first prize of $171,000.

Bully Bryn Kenney Flattens Field to Win MCOP High Rollers

Bully Bryn Kenney Flattens Field to Win MCOP High Rollers

Bryn Kenney steam rollered his opponents into the ground in the €10,000 buy-in Master Classics of Poker High Rollers Event to collect the €102,960 first prize.

Buster Boeken wins Classic MCOP Main Event

Buster Boeken wins Classic MCOP Main Event

Noah Boeken won one of the best Master Classics of Poker Main Events seen in recent years; coming from behind to beat Simon Persson in an extended heads-up.

Andres Herrera Leads Punta Cana Poker Classic into the Money

Andres Herrera Leads Punta Cana Poker Classic into the Money

Chilean poker player Andres Zepeda Herrera leads the 45 remaining players in the Americas Cardroom-sponsored Punta Cana Poker Classic at the end of Day 2.

New Jersey Aims to Become Hub of Online Gambling

New Jersey Aims to Become Hub of Online Gambling

With its soft launch less than a week away, New Jersey officials made moves that would permit the state to become the hub of Internet gambling.

Clyde Terlaan Leads Master Classics of Poker Final Table

Clyde Terlaan Leads Master Classics of Poker Final Table

After an intense third day of action at the Master Classics of Poker Main Event in Amsterdam, Clyde Terlaan heads the ten-handed Dutch dominated final table.

Colossal Turn-Out for Borgata Open Event #1 Day 1B

Colossal Turn-Out for Borgata Open Event #1 Day 1B

The second opening flight of the $1,000,000 guaranteed Borgata Poker Open Event #1 drew 633 entries – bring the total for the $560.00 buy-in tournament to 1,112