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The Bookies Favorites For Next British PM
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Bookies may have made the Remain campaign favorite to win the EU referendum vote held in the UK on June 23rd, but that decision was largely based on the volume of bets placed at their establishments, and the need to arbitrage their risks. With Brexit winning the... 

2016 WSOP: John Hennigan Wins $10k 2-7 Triple Draw
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, June 30th, 2016

John Hennigan has just picked up a 4th career gold bracelet after taking down Event #47: $10k 2-7 Triple Draw Championship for $320,103. Incredibly, the Philadelphia pro said that he only entered the tournament to give himself a break from all the high-stakes cash... 

Negreanu and Hellmuth Struggling at 2016 WSOP
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth are two of the best known names in the whole of poker, with the superstars racking up huge scores and 20 WSOP bracelets between them over the past few decades. While Negreanu, 41, picked up two WSOP bracelets in 2013, including... 

Finance Professor Wins 2016 WSOP Monster Stack for $1,120,196
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

A total of 6,927 players entered WSOP Event #41: $1,500 No Limit Hold’em MONSTER Stack, with the huge field comprised of an eclectic mix of professional grinders, hopeful recreational players, as well as a plethora of amateurs players there to play for fun... 

2016 WSOP: George Danzer Wins 4th Career Bracelet
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Germany has just won its first gold bracelet of the 2016 WSOP, after George Danzer took down Event #43: $10k Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split-8 or Better for $338,646. Danzer famously won 3 WSOP bracelets in 2014, and following yet another impressive performance in... 

Pennsylvania iGaming Bill Passes House Vote
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives voted on whether to allow online gambling and daily fantasy sports betting in their state, with those in favor eventually approving HB 2150 by a margin of 114-85. The piece of legislation now heads to the state... 

2016 WSOP Tweets: Hellmuth’s Catch 22, Ferguson’s Remorse
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Here are a selection of some of the top tweets coming from the 2016 WSOP currently underway in Las Vegas: 2016 WSOP Phil Hellmuth “Catch 22? 2013 only year I worked out: had terrible @WSOP (5th in Heads Up). 2016 working out: bad WSOP (so far), but SWEAR... 

Tony G and Tom Hall Discuss £1M Bet On Next UK PM
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Just prior to the UK’s historic referendum on whether to leave the EU institution, professional poker player and Lithuanian politician Antanas “Tony G” Guoga offered his fellow European Parliament member Nigel Farage a €1 million ($1.1 million)... 

PokerStars Pulls Out Of Israeli Gray Market
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

On Monday, June 27, PokerStars officially ceased offering real-money poker games in Israel, with the operator reassuring its customers that their balances would remain safe and ready for withdrawal “at their convenience”. The move is believed to be... 

Martin Kozlov Wins 1st Bracelet For Autralia at 2016 WSOP
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, June 27th, 2016

Being the host nation, USA players naturally dominate the action at this year’s WSOP and have already captured 31 titles in Las Vegas this summer. In the meantime, a handful of other countries from around the world have also been putting together some impressive...