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PartyPoker Signing Lots of Big Names Lately

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Our bad here at for not really reporting much about Kara Scott joining team PartyPoker last week. It appears this is going to become a trend as Party looks to compete with a number of other online poker networks and rooms signing up big name players.

Aussie Millions 2010 Has Annette Obrestad a Winner

Aussie Millions 2010
The youngest person to ever win a World Series of Poker championship and the first to receive a World Series of Poker Europe main event win, Annette Obrestad, is doing quite well at the Aussie Millions 2010 it seems.

Doyle Brunson Speaks on Haiti Crisis

All you see on the TV news channels are about the earthquakes in Haiti. It is a real disaster area and America is trying to help and the online poker sites are no exception

Doyle Deserves Good Karma

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Not only is Doyle donating proceeds of the weekly bounty to the Haiti efforts, but he's already breaking a New Year's Resolution to support his company. All in the name of good Karma.

‘PLAY FOR HAITI' at Popular Online Poker Rooms UB and Absolute

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The leading online poker sites join forces with their players and the Red Cross to raise Haiti relief money in support of one of the poorest nations in the world.

Pick Off a Poker Pro: Doyle Brunson Goes Down Monday!

Tired of Tweet’s about dumb blondes and Joan Rivers? The blondes who run want to take down poker icon Doyle Brunson by any means necessary…..

Full Tilt Poker Suing Clonie Gowen

Full Tilt Poker is entangled in another lawsuit, but this time, it is doing the suing. The online poker giant is suing Clonie Gowen in a federal court. Full Tilt isn't seeking monetary damages other than for court costs and legal fees, but Tilt wants a statement from her stating that she does not have a one percent ownership in the company as she previously alleged.

Reflecting on Phil Ivey’s 2009

Poker players from all over the world generally believe that Phil Ivey is one of the, if not the best poker player in the world, both live and online at Full Tilt. Whatever poker table Ivey chooses to join, regardless of the poker form, he dominates the game, with both his skill level and mere table presence.

Doyle Brunson to Join Food Network?

I’m sitting at my desk at 8:30 at night wondering if I should go to bed, watch a movie and go to sleep.

Poker Pro Joe Cada Link to Playmate Shot Down

Winning the World Series of Poker sure seems to have its benefits. In November, at the tender age of 21, Joe Cada became the youngest ever to win a main event title. Since then, he has done almost daily interviews on both television and radio and has seemingly embraced the role of poker ambassador that can come with winning "the big one".

Pearl Jammer’s Girlfriend’s Account Hacked at Full Tilt Poker

Apparently, online poker players need to take extra steps in protecting their online poker assets. It is being reported that online poker pro, PearlJammer's girlfriend has been the victim of a theft as it seems that her Full Tilt Poker account was hacked into last night.

Poker Pro Gus Hansen Great Start to New Year

Gus Hansen
Danish poker pro Gus Hansen has so far racked up an amazing $194K in just the first 10 days of 2010.

Poker World Mourns Passing of Amir Vahedi

Surprise and sadness are the two words that best currently describe the poker community with news that professional poker player Amir Vahedi has passed away at the age of 57.

Ryan "g0lfa" D'Angelo Leads PokerStars PCA Main Event

Ryan "g0lfa" D'Angelo is still in the lead as the PCA main event goes into its final day tomorrow. The 24-year-old PokerStars qualifier from New York has more than 10 million. In second place is fellow online pro Tyler "puffinmypurp" Reiman who has 9,350,000.

Amit Makhija of the Brunson 10 Makes Waves at Poker Tourney

2010 is starting off quite profitable for The Brunson 10. Doyles Room's Amit Makhija will finish in the money of the 2010 Caribbean Adventure at Atlantis Resort and Casino on Paradise Island and he's on track to become a serious contender for the top multi million-dollar prize.

ZeeJustin (Justin Bonomo) Speaks About his Exit from Bodog

It is common knowledge at this point that popular online and live poker player Justin “ZeeJustin” Bonomo was let go early in the new year as a Bodog team member. The surprising dismissal of the highly successful player, especially considering his recent emergence as a serious media presence

Doyle Brunson: Cease With Tiagra, Blonde Jokes

Poker legend Doyle Brunson, known for his popular Twitter page (one of the best in the poker community) is being called out on his blonde jokes and the feisty pro is fighting back.

Daniel Negreanu Outlines 2010 Expectations

Each year, people all over the world make New Year's resolutions. Some folks want to lose weight, some want to focus more on their careers, but a professional poker player has a different set of goals in mind. On his blog, popular poker player, Daniel Negreanu, detailed eight (8) separate goals he is setting out to accomplish in 2010.

Online Poker: Brunson 10 Consistent Cashes

Doyle Brunson sure knows how to pick them. Each member of his team of elite pros, known as The Brunson 10, has earned the right to the legend-in-the-making title that's been bestowed upon them by Doyle Brunson and online poker experts. A look at their performances in 2009 alone reveals why the team, which is only half-full, is on track to become the best group of elite poker players at any online poker destination including Doyles Room.

Poker Blog of The Year

Among other things, 2009 was the year that professionl poker players embraced the web log or "blog," a kind of online diary.

Poker Pro Chris Moorman Enters 2010 Ranked #1

Chris Moorman Online Poker Player of The Year
Chris Moorman has a lot to defend in 2010. The pro for’s (see Doyles Room Online Poker site here) Brunson 10 was ranked #1 worldwide on’s list of online poker tournament players, an achievement that quantifies the unequaled respect he’s earned among the online poker community.

Online Poker Sensation Isildur1 Could Return

The online poker phenom known as Isildur1 had not played on the Web (at least not under this handle) since being drained of a few million during a high stakes poker game by a group that now admits to reviewing his poker hand history.

Poker Pro Justin Bonomo Bails

Poker Pro Justin Bonomo will no longer be part of Team Bodog it was announced this week. In its stable, the 6th smallest of the online poker networks with average weekly real cash players over 100 at any given time, now has just two poker pros representing it: David Williams and Evelyn Ng. Bodog Poker ranks 16th among all online poker networks in the world.

Online Poker: Biggest Losers of 2009

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It’s not exactly a category poker players want to find themselves stuck in but there were some pretty big online poker losers.

How The Poker Pros Rang in 2010

How did the biggest names in poker spend their New Year’s Eve 2010?
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