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Seminole Hard Rock Tampa To Open Its Poker Room Amid Pandemic

The land-based casino industry is having big plans for opening up despite the coronavirus pandemic raging on. After most of the casinos across the US were closed in March, many operators decided that it is not profitable to keep the venues closed for a long time and that they plan to end the shutdown. However, […]

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Costabile Wins “Stars Call for Action”

A couple of days ago, a new poker event was announced, and it was anything but ordinary. The idea was that the event consists of celebrities who will play against each other, but the goal was to donate money for COVID-19 relief in the end. The so-called “Stars Call for Action” took place last weekend, […]

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Celebrities To Take Part In Charity Poker Event

Poker players around the globe will have an opportunity to witness an unusual poker tournament. Namely, PokerStars decided to host an event called “Stars Call for Action,” which will be a charity event that will host many popular celebrities from around the globe. The list of celebrities is quite lengthy, meaning we can expect thousands […]

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Casinos in Nevada May Reopen Poker Rooms

Casinos in Nevada are still under lockdown, ever since Governor Steve Sisolak announced it in mid-March. This was announced as one of the essential measures to fight off the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, the casinos remained closed, and the reopening date was postponed. Although we still don’t know the exact date when the casinos would […]

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World Series Of Poker Officially Postponed

After much debate and absence of any official news regarding the 2020 World Series of Poker, the officials finally decided to postpone the most popular poker tournament in the world. Just like many other live poker competitions, WSOP was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Following the example of other similar tournaments, the WSOP […]

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Discord Channel Created To Help Poker Employees

Poker is a big industry with thousands of people working in it worldwide. A great number of poker industry workers are not even poker players. There are many people who prepare tournaments, deal cards, and more. Moreover, numerous poker rooms in casinos were closed, and that affected the industry a lot. By canceling and postponing […]

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Sands Tests Positive For COVID-19

It seems that the poker world has also started feeling the initial consequences of the novel coronavirus, as one of the players has tested positive for COVID-19. On Sunday night, David “Doc” Sands, one of the most popular poker players, publicly revealed that he had contracted the coronavirus as his results were positive for COVID-19. […]

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How to Practice Poker When You’re Quarantined

If you’re a people person who also happens to like poker, then going to a live poker session is probably something you often do. You probably visit poker rooms in casinos, go to tournaments, or just play with your friends from time to time. However, almost the entire world is currently undergoing a coronavirus outbreak. […]

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Director of WSOP Claims It’s Too Early to Make a Decision

The start of the 51st annual World Series of Poker is getting closer each day, and many players are wondering what is going to happen with it. Poker festivals in the upcoming period are being massively closed due to the coronavirus, but there’s still no official announcement coming from the WSOP organizers. In fact, there’s […]

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Negreanu Asks Poker Rooms to Suspend Activities

Just a couple of days after Daniel Negreanu had a great talk on a poker podcast where he discussed his opinion and feelings about the coronavirus, he asked poker rooms to stop their operations. The six-time WSOP bracelet winner is not taking the coronavirus pandemic lightly and has prepared everything to self-quarantine, avoiding all human […]

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Triton Poker Super High Roller In Jeju Postponed Due To Coronavirus

The coronavirus is still spreading very quickly in China, but several cases are also noted in numerous other countries, including South Korea. There are a total of 15 cases reported so far, although things seem to be under control at the moment. China has taken several very strict measures to try to prevent the virus […]