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Benyamine vs. Krantz: This time it’s personal

September 16th, 2014

The war of words began last week when Rosenkrantz chewed Benyamine out for an alleged hit and run at $300/$600. Benyamine split in short order to go play with durrrr and the gang at RailHeaven (for more information click here). Rosenkrantz also mentioned that he would never “quit” Benyamine at heads-up because it was too profitable.



WSOPE event 3 goes to Theo Jorgensen

August 31st, 2014

The second to last event in the WSOPE series brought out a total of 165 players for this three day event. With 20,000 in total chips for each player (in a format best described as “Second Chance”), this deep-stacked event brought out many of poker biggest names.



Kentucky judge postpones forfeiture hearing

August 20th, 2014

Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate is giving the lawyers for the defendant domains additional time to file legal briefs before he holds the hearing in what he describes as a “very complex” case. One favorable outcome of today’s hearing, according to published reports, is that none of the domain names seized last week by the state will have to transfer ownership during the postponement.   The eyes of the online poker community had been on today’s potentially groundbreaking hearing, which sought to determine whether the state would be successful in its attempt to seize control of the domain names of all online gambling Web sites accessible to Kentucky users



This Week in Poker — Poker Tournament News Sept. 20-26 – CardPlayer.com

August 19th, 2014

CardPlayer.com This Week in Poker — Poker Tournament News Sept. 20-26 CardPlayer.com, NV - 8 hours ago Check out CardPlayer.com every Friday for a weekly wrapup of the news from the live poker tournament trail. Jesper Hougaard won his second World Series of ..



PKR announces Oktoberfest celebration

August 12th, 2014

Oktoberfest will feature 12 events set over 12 days on the pokers. Like the Super Series, Oktoberfest will be capped off with a PKR Masters and Tournament of Champions, which will bring the best players from the series together for a shot at a piece of $5,000 and the champion title.



PokerStars serves up Caribbean Adventure

July 24th, 2014

The poker site announced this week that its major live tournament in the Bahamas will take place Jan. 4-10 at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino on Paradise Island. The Caribbean Adventure features a $10,000 main event running Jan.



Ex-cricketer brings A-game to WSOPE

July 22nd, 2014

Warne is widely considered one of the best bowlers in Australian cricket history. He retired from international cricket in 2007 after he and the rest of the Australian cricket team laid a beating on the English side, so it will be interesting to see how he is received in Jolly Olde. The tabloid press there have jumped all over the father of three in the past, based on several scandals involving scantily clad women.



Farnood win at WSOPE good news for Afghanistan

July 9th, 2014

Sure, it’s not exactly the biggest poker market in the world, but the country that’s been so torn by war in the last several decades has something to cheer about, as native son Sherkhan Farnood won a World Series of Poker bracelet in the £2,500 H.O.R.S.E event at the World Series of Poker Europe last night. Farnood, a 46-year-old dual resident of Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates, earned the bracelet after taking down a star-studded cast of card players at the Casino at the Empire in Leicester Square in London, England



Obrestad to face Brunson

July 9th, 2014

Both Brunson and Obrestad are considered two of the most elite poker players in the world, but their introductions to the game couldn’t have been more different. Brunson traveled the dusty backroads of the U.S., playing in numerous illegal games, honing his game prior to winning 10 WSOP bracelets, which forever secured his status as the godfather of poker



APPT Seoul set to build on Macau success

July 6th, 2014

The APPT Macau event, the first of the season, would have to be considered a success in just about anybody’s book. Its main event drew 538 players, eclipsing the previous year’s mark of 352 and creating a first prize of $453,851 for the champion



Limits to computer-aided poker strategy – Hindu

June 25th, 2014

Limits to computer-aided poker strategy Hindu, India - 2 hours ago By Robert Blincoe in London GUARDIAN NEWS SERVICE: Poker software can help define how to handle deliberate misinformation and how to make intelligent …