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WSOPE Event #1 Winner Jesper Hougaard of Denmark

Denmark was the first country representative to win this year's World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) event with more to come.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/23/2008

Million Dollar Poker Club is Looking for 50 Stars for WSOP 2009

The Million Dollar Poker Club is taking a radical step in its search for 50 players to represent them at the WSOP.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/22/2008

2008 WSOPE Event #1 Final Table Set

The 2008 WSOPE Event #1 final includes a woman, Linda Lee. The final 9 were as follows (in order):

Chip Leader: Adam Junglen, 795,000

Second in Chips: John Dwyer, 511,000

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/22/2008

WSOPE Day 1B Top 10 Chip Leaders

With the end of Day 1B of the World Series of Poker Europe, 48 players were left standing (or sitting perhaps).

The top ten chip stacks looked like this as of Saturday night:

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/21/2008

Big Name Poker Pros Kick Off World Series of Poker Europe

The 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) kicked off Friday with a star-studded showing of some of the world's leading poker players.

Among them:

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2008

WSOPE Event #1 Day 1A Chip Count Leaders

Daniel Negreanu ended Day 1A of WSOPE Event #1 (£1,500 No Limit Hold'em) as the chip leader, stacked at 74,900. He's followed by Jason Gray with 72,800.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2008

Full Tilt Poker Signs Blind Man as Red Pro

Hal Lubarsky isn't a household name in the poker world. If you blinked you may have missed his 15 minutes of fame on the ESPN WSOP broadcast. So here's the short version - He's blind.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2008

Phil Hellmuth Stands by UltimateBet: $75 Mil Claim Made By Poker Company

Phil Hellmuth, who holds the record for most World Series of Poker bracelets won, insists that online poker room UltimateBet is doing everything possible to clean up the mess left by a few bad appl

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2008

Poker Cougar Jennifer Tilly Turns 50

Happy birthday to Jennifer Tilly.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/18/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Appears to be Leaning Towards John McCain

Just when it seemed Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama appeared to be getting up from two weeks of knock downs from Republican tag team John McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin, one

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2008

The Real Deal Game Show Debuts at Venetian in October

The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino is set to debut an audience participation show called The Real Deal in the Venetian Showroom starting October 14.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2008

Johnny Chan MIA Since Poker Room Shut Down

I was trying to redeem myself with an interview with the one and only Johnny Chan after the hateful comments that were left on my Jean-Robert interview.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/16/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Poker Final Table Decided

The EPT Barcelona Open final table consisted of five poker players who were atop the leader board after Day 2.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/15/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Day 2 Results: Italy, Germany, USA Lead

It's Italy that led the way followed by the United States at the EPT Barcelona Open. However, there were more players from Germany among the top 10 leaders than any other nation.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/13/2008

Joe Hachem World Series of Poker Televised Tirade

During the televised coverage of the World Series of Poker Main Event Tuesday night Joe Hachem was, let's just say, not on his best behavior.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2008

How to Become a Poker Millionaire: New Reality Show to Debut

If you are lucky enough to live in Wales, you can watch How to Become a Poker Millionaire with poker pro Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/09/2008

Doyle Brunson’s Heart Is Good… So Is His Stamina

Doyle Brunson's heart is in better condition than our own Jenny Woo's....who celebrates a birthday today... 

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/09/2008

Ben Affleck dropped $7 Million playing poker

A recent article on claims the following:

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2008

Poker Pro Blasts McCain Pick of Palin: “Is McCain for Real”?

One of the poker industry's most outspoken players has come out ripping Republican US Presidential nominee John McCain and his pick for running mate, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/08/2008

Michael Phelps Will Help Propel Doyles Room Online Poker to New Levels

With news Sunday that 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps could be joining the Doyles Room team of celebrity players, the online poker is abuzz with the prospects of notoriety that comes w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Michael Phelps The New Doyles Room Celebrity Player?

A little tease but is learning that with all the buzz surrounding Olympic superstar Michael Phelps and his newfound love for poker, one of the online poker rooms may be signing him

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/07/2008

Becoming a Professional Poker Player: Gambling911 Follows Christina Lindley

Five months ago, I sat down to my first ever poker game as an adult. I played as a kid with my dad, but rediscovered poker five months ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2008

Cowboy Poker Player Home Ransacked, WSOP Bracelets Stolen

Professional poker player Hoyt "Cowboy" Corkins of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, who has won two World Series of Poker (WSOP) championship gold bracelets and almost $4 million in tournament pri

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/03/2008

Poker Player Confesses to Multi-Accounting At Online Poker Rooms

Professional poker player Brian Townsend has admitted to multi-accounting at two prominent online poker rooms, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars.

In recent years, the discovery of multi-accounting - a practice that is strictly forbidden by PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, as well as every other respectable poker site - has caused several scandals in the online poker industry, according to

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/01/2008

Poker Brat Phil Hellmuth to Host Event for Disgraced NFL Player

Poker pro Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr., never one to shy away from controversy or worry about his image, will emcee a poker event hosted by a disgraced National Football League (NFL) pl

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/29/2008

UltimateBet Strengthens Star Players Team With Addition of Tracy Scala

UltimateBet today announced the addition of acclaimed online poker player Tracy Scala to its newly formed Star Players Team.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson is Mad as Hell at Joe Biden, Obama

Poker pro Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson is mad. At Barack Obama, of all people. Why?

For picking Joe Biden as his running mate.


Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/27/2008

Michael Phelps Invited to Join Doyle Brunson at Asian Poker Tour

Ten-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet-winner Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, scheduled to participate in a major poker tournament in Macau, China, next week, may not be the only golde

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/26/2008

Scotty Nguyen, Poker and Booze a Lethal Combination

During the televised WSOP Horse 50K event dedicated to the memory of Chip Reese, poker pro Scotty Nguyen demonstrated an embarrassing lack of sportsmanship.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2008

David Rheem Officially Clear to Play at 2008 World Series of Poker Final

David Rheem, one of nine individuals slated to sit at this November's final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker, has been cleared by the Hollywood, Florida Police Department.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2008

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