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Huck Seed Becomes Sole 2020 Poker Hall of Fame Inductee

Huck Seed Becomes Sole 2020 Poker Hall of Fame Inductee

Considering that the coronavirus pandemic interrupted nearly everything in the poker world, it was no surprise that the World Series of Poker waiting until the end of the year to start the Poker Hall of Fame nominations. And just two days before 2020 ended, the WSOP announced its 2020 inductee....

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Joseph Hebert Wins US 2020 WSOP Main Event in Vegas

Joseph Hebert Wins US 2020 WSOP Main Event in Vegas

The second half of the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event has a champion! On December 15, the 2020 WSOP Main Event found its international winner at King’s Casino in the Czech Republic. That tournament started on GGPoker and ended with a live final table and Damian Salas in...

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PartyPoker Now Running KO Series to January 19

PartyPoker Now Running KO Series to January 19

It is online poker season. And as 2020 comes to a close and many aspects of the coronavirus-mandated lockdowns are in effect again, more players are logging on to play poker than in recent years. PartyPoker has a series to please a wide range of players, from micro-stakes competitors to...

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Great Canadian Shareholders Approve New Apollo Bid

Great Canadian Shareholders Approve New Apollo Bid

Shareholders played a game of chicken with a massive acquisition deal. And it paid off. Apollo Global Management wanted to acquire Great Canadian Gaming Corporation for C$39 per share. The GCG board approved it, and the companies showed great confidence that it was a done deal. The shareholders stood up,...

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Neymar Jr Rejoins PokerStars for New Partnership

Neymar Jr Rejoins PokerStars for New Partnership

For most sports fans around the world, football is the most popular game. Some call it soccer – hello, Americans! – but the rest of the world calls it football. And there are but a few stars known to both casual and avid fans – Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and...

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High Roller Radio Twitter Takeover Recap

High Roller Radio Twitter Takeover Recap

It was only one word, but sometimes that’s all you need. Especially when it comes from Phil Hellmuth, perhaps the greatest tournament poker player ever. Just ask him, and he’ll tell you. With 15 gold bracelets from the World Series of Poker to his name, including the 1989 world championship,...

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Oppositions to Low Bid Threaten Apollo Deal for GCG

Oppositions to Low Bid Threaten Apollo Deal for GCG

This takeover clearly didn’t go as planned. Apollo Global Management’s planned acquisition of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation made headlines across Canada and the gambling world when announced in November. The $3.3B deal proposal seemed certain, with all board members immediately supportive. Shareholders, however, were not as open to the idea....

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Damian Salas Claims 2020 WSOP Int’l Main Event Title

Damian Salas Claims 2020 WSOP Int’l Main Event Title

The international half of the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event has a champion! GGPoker hosted the action that started on November 29. Over the next week, three starting days set the field, and they played to a final table last week. Eight of the nine players at that...

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Most Shocking Poker Folds

Most Shocking Poker Folds

The assumption that many amateur poker players make – especially if they’re watching poker on television – is that the pros don’t make mistakes. That couldn’t be further from the truth as everyone has regrets in the game. Remember, with tv, they just edit the content down to the best...

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888poker Kicks Off XL Winter Series on New Platform

888poker Kicks Off XL Winter Series on New Platform

888 is known for many different types of online entertainment. In the UK and many parts of Europe, 888bingo is the prominent online bingo destination. In Canada, 888casino is a popular brand for online slots and all sorts of table games. For poker players around the world, they know that...

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