Phil Ivey Attacked at a High Stakes Cash Game Table

According to high stakes poker pro Jimmy Fricke's Twitter feed a fist fight broke out between Phil Ivey's bodyguard and a player at the Bellagio.

Another Epic Hand from the WSOP: Royal Flush vs Aces Full of Jacks

Last week we brought you a PLO hand with a Royal Flush, this time one fell on the river in a NLHE hand.

Another Chance for Australian Online Poker

Back in March things looked bleak for Australian poker players: their Senate voted overwhelmingly against granting exceptions for online poker from new online betting restrictions. Now, it seems it was worth fighting against the decision: the Senate is willing to have an inquiry about the fate of the card game afterall. The inquiry is set to take place before September 14th.

WSOP Week Three Recap

A big load of bracelets have found their happy owners during the past week - 14 to be exact which puts the number of golds given out so far at 34. 

Daniel Negreanu Wants to Stake You

Negreanu announced a new promo in his video blog series: his fans can make a 30-second video of themselves explaining why he should stake them in a creative way and he'll pick one of the entries to win his big prize - Kid Poker himself staking them in the World Series of Poker Main Event.

Insane PLO Hand at the WSOP

This was one freezing cooler: Dana Belman flopped a Royal Flush, riverred counterfeit quads on the side - meanwhile his opponent riverred top boat...

WSOP Week Two Recap

The number of bracelets given out is at 20 currently, the majority of events is still yet to come. 

Angle Shooting at the WSOP

The controversial hand went down in the $10K Dealer's Choice event between Matt Glantz and Samuel Touil.

Partypoker Player Traffic Surges After New Loyalty System Introduced

We reported on the introduction of the new partypoker loyalty system that went into effect less than a month ago, May 22nd. Although it's only been three weeks, the poker room is already seeing the positive impact it has on their player traffic.

Bracelet-Heavy Day at the WSOP

 Four more pieces of the coveted jewelry were given out since yesterday's update on the blog.

WSOP First Week Recap

The first week of the 48th World Series of Poker has just ended. Here's what happened so far.

Chris Ferguson and Howard Lederer Play in the 1K Tag Team Tournament Together

The WSOP 1K buy-in Tag Team No Limit Hold'em Tournament started on June 5th - 843 two-to-four player teams registered for the event giving it a $758,700 prize pool. There are many teams with heavy line-ups, such as the one consisting of Fedor Holz, Maria Ho, Reiner Kempe and Philipp Zikernik; or the one with the fresh $111,111 One Drop High Roller winner Doug Polk and Ryan Fee, but there is one duo in the field that stands out for many and for all the wrong reasons - the Full Tilt co-founders who had to settle a fraud case against them after their poker room got shut down, Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson decided to team up for the event...

Christoph Vogelsang Wins Aria Super High Roller Bowl

Vogelsang finished first after an exciting heads-up battle with Jake Schindler and took down the $6 million first prize.

Polk's Unusual Q6 Off Hand at the Aria Super High Roller Bowl

The $300K buy-in 2017 Aria Super Roller Bowl in Las Vegas is nearing its conclusion, only 3 players are left in the field -  the American Jake Schindler is in the chip lead, battling the two remaining Germans Christoph Vogelsng and Stefan Schillhabel for the $6 million first prize. Many big names perished by now, including Daniel Negreanu and Fedor Holz; and one of the big guns, Doug "WCGRider" Polk lost a large junk of his stack which led to his elimination in a peculiar way which generated some discussion online later.

Daniel Negreanu's Ambitious Prop Bet: Three Bracelets This Year

The 48th World Series of Poker starts today in Las Vegas, and it seems Daniel Negreanu has very high hopes for it: he just bet Ben Lamb an undisclosed amount he will win three bracelets this year.

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