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2008 North American Poker Championship- Glen Witmer or Gavin Smith?

It was down to the wire Thursday night with two players left out of 454 players competing in this year's World Poker Tour (WPT) North American Poker Championship.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/16/2008

Kathy Liebert Looking to Finish Strong at WPT Canada

With only 11 players left out of 454, one of the more recognizable names in poker, Kathy Liebert, was still among the top 10 chip leaders by Wednesday night.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/15/2008

Wall Street Bailout a “Farce” Says Poker Legend Doyle Brunson

This 700 billion dollar bailout doesn't seem to be changing anything. The stock market keeps going down and banks keep going under. The culprits are being rewarded at the taxpayer's expense.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Chip Leader Plays for Multiple Sclerosis

Stakes at the Final Table of the 2008 World Series of Poker® just got a little higher.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic Winner Matt Brady Goes on Shopping Spree

Having just won a cool $1 million at this year's Ultimate Bet Aruba Poker Classic (see UltimateBet website for more), Matt Brady has gone MIA.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/12/2008

Interview with a Blind Poker Player

Just last month, Full Tilt Poker signed poker pro Hal Lubarsky to their roster of Full Tilt pros.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2008

Jimmy McSweeney Record Win at Ladbrokes.com Irish Poker Festival

Capacity-busting 832 entrants create a prize pool of €416,000 at Killarney, Ireland tournament - the largest European ranking event ever.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Jason Mercier Takes Down the PokerStars High Rollers Event

Jason Mercier is on a tear.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

What Happened in the 22 Hours it Took John Juanda to Win the 2008 WSOPE

22 grueling hours. That's how long it took John Juanda to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2008

Pizza Delivery Man Wins Big at 2008 WSOPE

Until very recently Chris Elliott was delivering pizzas at night while playing online poker during the day.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/04/2008

2008 WSOPE Winner: John Juanda

Multiple bracelet winner John Juanda has just walked off with another having become the second person to win the World Series of Poker Europe.

Even after a grueling 22 hour final table, John Juanda could not wipe the smile off his face as he held his fourth WSOP bracelet aloft and posed for the throng of waiting photographers. Cool and implacable, Juanda never lost his focus, went on tilt, or lost his temper on his way to victory tonight.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/03/2008

Danish Poker Pro Pulls Plug on Disastrous Website

Danish poker pro Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen is truly a great poker player, having won nearly six million dollars in career poker tournament earnings.

But when it comes to running a website-even one about poker-he is just as inept as the next clown who thinks anyone can sit down at a computer and create and operate a successful website. Hansen's website, at www.theplayr.com (that's "player" without the "e"), has announced it is pulling the plug.

A press release sent to gambling media and also posted on the website reads:

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/03/2008

Daniel Negreanu Fails to Grab WSOPE Win

It was down to the wire between John Juanda and Stanislav Alekhin at this year's World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/02/2008

Seeing is Believing as Full Tilt Blind Poker Pro Reveals His Techniques

Several weeks ago, AintLuck.com broke the news that Full Tilt Poker was signing blind poker professional, Hal Lubarsky to their poker team.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2008

Five Remain at 2008 World Series of Poker Europe

Nine finalists now down to five remaining at the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE).

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/02/2008

Russian Players Have Impact on World Series of Poker Once Again

Russia's Ivan Demidov was listed with +425 odds at BetCRIS.com to win the 2008 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

2008 WSOPE Final Table Decided: Three Multiple Bracelet Winners Make Cut

With 363 entrants - the exact same number as last year - the second ever World Series of Poker Europe was about to conclude. By Thursday evening the 2008 WSOPE final 9 table was determined.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/01/2008

Daniel Negreanu Tries for First World Series of Poker Main Event Win

It's hard to imagine that one of the poker world's most recognizable faces, Daniel Negreanu, has yet to actually win a World Series of Poker main event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/01/2008

Legalized Online Poker Will Most Certainly Boost US Economy

The numbers are staggering: Poker pro John Juanda has $7,100,000 in total career total winnings to date.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

Annette Obrestad Won't Repeat 2007 WSOPE Win

The second annual World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event will not have a repeat winner.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/01/2008

WSOPE Update Has Daniel Negreanu, Johnson Juanda Among Chip Leaders

The 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) was down to 26 players from 363 entries with some familiar names among the big chip leaders.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/30/2008

WSOPE Main Event Down to 67 Players

The 2008 WSOPE main event was now down to 67 players from 363 entrants. Poker pro Daniel Negreanu was still hanging in there after leading for a while heading into Monday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/29/2008

World Series of Poker Winner Russ Hamilton UltimateBet Poker Cheat

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission today released its findings into a very high profile cheating scandal involving Absolute Poker and, later, the company's sister site, UltimateBet.com.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/29/2008

Bodog WSOP Winner Jamie Gold Just Can’t Win: Barcelona Poker Raid

2006 World Series of Poker winner and one time Bodog representative, Jamie Gold, was scheduled to be the key speaker at this week's Casino Affiliate Poker conference and Affiliate Poker World Serie

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2008

Theo Jorgensen Wins Event #3 of 2008 WSOPE

Danish poker player, Theo Jorgensen, walked away with his WSOP first bracelet and GBP 218,626 ($400,000 USD). Jorgensen's total career tournament winnings so far amount to just under $1.2 million.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/27/2008

Doyle Brunson Shows Whose Boss Against Youngster Poker Prodigy

Poker legend Doyle Brunson went up against the youngest World Series of Poker bracelet winner and proved he still has his A Game.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/27/2008

Doyle Brunson vs. Annette Obrestad: T Rex vs. Teenage Prodigy

In one corner is one of the oldest living professional poker players and a true legend, Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/26/2008

Afghanistan Wins….In World Series of Poker Europe

The second bracelet of the WSOPE was awarded to Sherkhan Farnood Wednesday night, after beating out a bunch of big name pros the likes of Phil Ivey, Jeff Lisandro and chipleader Howard Lederer.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/25/2008

Phil Hellmuth’s 12th WSOP Bracelet and his Long Lost Twin

There is only one 11-time WSOP bracelet winner, but world-record holder Phil Hellmuth will have poker fans seeing double next week in London when the UltimateBet pro will come to the WSOPE

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/23/2008

Phil Ivey Wins Second Million

It's been reported that at the conclusion of the Full Tilt Poker "Million Dollar Cash Game", Phil Ivey has walked away

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/23/2008

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