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Borgata Chip Fraudster Still in Prison After All
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

In recent days, the poker media has been circulating a story stating that notorious tournament cheat Christian Lusardi has been released from prison after serving just 6 months of his five-year sentence. The information was based upon research carried out by members... 

Borgata Chip Fraudster Released After Just 6 Months
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Christian Lusardi, the man at the centre of a tournament scandal which rocked the poker world in 2014, has been released from prison after serving around one-tenth of his original five-year sentence. In January 2014, Christian Lusardi caused chaos at the Borgata... 

Adda52 to Launch an Indian Poker Sports League
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, January 6th, 2017

Last April, the Indian state of Nagaland signed a landmark act into law formally recognizing poker as a game of skill. In so doing, it brought its opinion in line with that of the states of West Bengal and Karnataka and as a result the country’s online poker... 

AI versus Human Poker Rematch to Start on January 11th
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, January 5th, 2017

In 1997, an IBM supercomputer called Deep Blue became the first program to beat a reigning world chess champion, while in 2016 an artificial intelligence system called AlphaGo managed to do likewise to legendary Go player Lee Se-dol. Last year, the artificial intelligence... 

Winners and Sore Losers at Bobby’s Room in Las Vegas
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Over his illustrious career, Doyle Brunson has won 10 WSOP bracelets, including back-to-back WSOP Main Events, earning him $6,131,775 since his first live cash back in 1972. However, the Godfather of Poker has always had a special fondness for cash games, and while... 

Global Poker League To Resume on September 20th
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, September 16th, 2016

After taking a break on July 8th , the second half of season 1 of the Global Poker League is scheduled to get underway on September 20th. Despite his grand ambition to help sportify poker, Alex Dreyfus’s creation has instead attracted a fair amount of criticism... 

Doyle Brunson The Intended Target Of A Home Robbery
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Doyle Brunson narrowly escaped becoming the victim of yet another robbery after a criminal apparently got his addresses mixed-up and targeted his neighbor’s house instead. The legendary poker player announced the news via his twitter account, stating that... 

Andy Beal Joins Trump’s Economic Advisory Team
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Donald Trump is putting together a group of trusted individuals to help run the country should he win the election come November 8th, with the latest member of his economic advisory team named as billionaire banker and investor Andy Beal. In February, Trump was... 

Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Off Gala Poker Night
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Founded in 1998, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is a charity dedicated to supporting the wellbeing of the Earth’s wildlife and restoring balance to threatened ecosystems through conservation projects that includes wildlands, oceans, and climate change. In order... 

Neymar Maintains Innocence in $16M Tax Evasion Case
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Brazilian striker Neymar is currently accused of tax evasion amounting to $16 million, and has had $48 million of his assets frozen pending a decision by a Brazilian court. News of the case broke in January of this year, after a discrepancy was noted in the much...