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Three DoylesRoom.com Poker Pros Sit Strong in Event #29 at WSOP

Seated in the $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship tournament at the World Series of Poker, DoylesRoom's top pros are continuing to demonstrate that they have unlimited potential.

Heading into Day 2 of Event #29, Hoyt Corkins holds the 4th place spot with 109,900 chips. Todd Brunson is within a few hands of the top spot in 13th place with 84,800 chips and Doyle Brunson, poker's biggest legend, is close behind in 26th place with 65,300 chips.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/17/2010

Joran van der Sloot's Twin Leads Doyles Room Contest

Ok, David 'Doc' Sands is not Joran van der Sloot's twin, but one must admit there is an uncanny resemblance! Note to Sands: Grow out your hair, or wear a hat for the next few months!

After a strong showing in Event #24 at the World Series of Poker that earned him $5,505, David "Doc" Sands has taken control of DoylesRoom.com's Become a Legend Leaderboard competition in Las Vegas. With $50,464 in 2010 WSOP winnings, Sands is now sitting comfortably at the top of the leaderboard with 1055.53 points.

Submitted by Adm1n on, Jun/16/2010

UB.com Preps for the WSOP* 50 Package Super Satellite

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/10/2010

PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour Another Bad Beat

For the second time in so many months, a PokerStars World Poker Tour event has become stomping grounds for hardened criminals.  This past week's Latin American Poker Tour hasn't necessarily played

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/08/2010

Unabomber Shatters Poker Endurance World Record

Las Vegas, Nevada - June 7, 2010 - Poker professional Phil "The Unabomber" Laak has set a new world record for the most hours of poker played in a single sitting.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2010

Tom Durrrr Dwan Could Win First WSOP Bracelet

Tom "Durrrr" Dwan is a virtual legend in the world of online poker despite his young age.  That success hasn't necessarily transferred beyond the virtual tables however, that is until no

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/06/2010

Joran van der Sloot Captured

Joran van der Sloot, the man wanted in connection for the murder of a Peruvian woman, has been captured in Santiago, Chile.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/03/2010

Van der Sloot Attorney Claims Inconsistencies

Joran van der Sloot remained on the lam Thursday following news that a woman had been stabbed to death in his Lima, Peru hotel room Sunday.  The body was found three days later.

Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, who was reportedly an out lesbian struggling with her sexuality, was found beaten and stabbed to death in a room at the Miraflores Hotel Tac in Lima booked in van der Sloot's name, police said.  Her father is a well-known businessman and former race car driver. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/03/2010

Holloway Suspect Sought in Peru Killing: Was Set to Play in Poker Tour

Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance of Natalie Holloway, is being sought in the Sunday killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores in a Lima hotel.  Van der Sloot was in Peru ta

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/02/2010

Team UB's Joe Sebok will Host the June 13th Fundraiser

UB.com is gearing up to host the June ‘Second Sundays' online fundraiser, to benefit the National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association ("NTSAD").

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/02/2010

UB.com's June 6th 25 Seat GTD Super Satellite Send 25 More Players to Vegas

 

UB.com is gearing up to hand out at least 25 Main Event packages to players in the World Series of Poker* ("WSOP*") 25 Package Guaranteed Super Satellite, a $500+30 buy-in event scheduled for Sunday, June 6th at 16:00 ET. The leading online poker site guarantees that a minimum of 25 players will earn a $12,000 package for the 2010 WSOP*Main Event in the June 6th Super Satellite, so get in on the action, with qualifier buy-ins starting from as low as $10+1.

Submitted by Payton on, May/25/2010

PokerStars Mount Everest Challenge

The world's largest online poker room is giving away a chance to climb the world's largest mountain.  PokerStars.com is sending one lucky player on an all expenses paid trip up Mount Everest. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/25/2010

Annie Duke to Host Charity Poker Tournament

In her continuing quest to save the world with a deck of cards, Team UB pro Annie Duke will be hosting a celebrity poker tournament on Thursday night in support of After-School All-Stars, a charity

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Online Poker: 2010 SCOOP Player of the Series, George Lind

Making the money in a poker tournament, be it online or live is a strong accomplishment. Outlasting a large field of players takes the right mix of luck and skill.

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2010

Doyle Brunson Breeds Another Poker Powerhouse

The Brunson 10 aren't the only DoylesRoom.com players to do well on the international poker tournament scene. Pam Brunson and a group of non-pros showed the world that DoylesRoom breeds some of the top poker talent by finishing second out of 43 teams in the Throw Down Poker Championship on May 7th and 8th.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2010

British model Liv Boeree Loses Out on Big Poker Prize

Gambling911.com reported last week that UB.com poker pro Liv Boeree had beaten 1,240 contestants last week to win £1.1mil

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2010

World’s Largest Ship to Host Poker Cruise

Oasis of the Seas, billed as the world's largest ship, is set to host an ocean-bound poker cruise.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2010

Canada Poker Tournament Draws Big Field

The first Poker Pro Canada Classic poker tournament at Four Aces Card Club in Montreal was a huge success, drawing about 250 players from all over Canada and the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/26/2010

Online Poker: $250,000 Sunday Guaranteed Tournament

These are hard times, so who really can't use an extra $250,000?  Cake Poker has announced its $250K Guaranteed Online Poker Tournament this Sunday

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/23/2010

Liv Boeree of UB.com Wins EPT San Remo Main Event

Former astrophysics student Liv Boeree has rocketed to the top spot in the EPT San Remo Main Event. The UB.com pro conquered a field of 1,240 to win the tournament on Wednesday evening local time. Boeree leaves the San Remo, Italy tournament with the title and a €1,250,000 paycheck after some back-and-forth blind swapping with Jackob Carlsson during heads-up play.

The final hand saw Boeree raise to 700,000 from the button with Jakob Carlsson shoving all in from the big blind. Boeree called and her pocket fives held up to Carlsson's A, 6.


Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2010

Freeroll Week at Sports Interaction with Poker Fest

Players looking to build their bankroll without risking a cent have a great opportunity this week to play poker for free and win for real with

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/20/2010

Isildur1 Pulls Out of PartyPoker Big Game IV

The mysterious high stakes online poker player known as Isildur1 has pulled out of PartyPoker Big Game IV before its scheduled start.   The tournament is a 48-hour cash game.

PartyPoker celebrity player Tony G. issued this statement: "It has left a bad taste in my mouth. What you have to understand is that he reached out to me first and asked and then agreed to play. As far as I am concerned, I am washing my hands with him and moving on."

Isildur1 reportedly told Tony G. that the stakes of the PartyPoker Big Game IV were too low.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/11/2010

Doyle Brunson Now Captain of Team USA World Team Poker

The Godfather of Poker is living up to his name once again.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2010

Online Poker to Benefit Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program

Last month, UB.com and AbsolutePoker.com of the CEREUS Network introduced "Second Sundays," a series of online fundraisers benefiting national charities.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/07/2010

Poker Tournaments at Bellagio Frustrate Players

Doyle Brunson discusses his cat-astrophe, a new brother-in-law and how the new poker tournament structures at the Bellagio just aren't working out.  Be sure to visit

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Apr/05/2010

UB.com’s Perfect 10 Poker Challenge and $100,000

It's the real deal this April at the leading online poker site with the introduction of 10 daily $10+1 buy-in tournaments, and a $100,000 Leaderboard competition that will award the top-performing

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2010

Online Poker: ‘Double Points Sit & Go Weekend’ Rewards Loyalty

The leading online poker sites are delivering twice the number of UltimatePoints and AbsolutePoints to all Sit & Go players for a full 48-hours on March 27th and 28th.

UB.com and Absolute Poker are set to up the ante for all lovers of Sit & Go's, unleashing an entire weekend of double UltimatePoints and AbsolutePoints awarded around the clock, from 00:00 ET on Saturday, March 27th until 23:59 ET on Sunday, March 28th.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2010

Online Poker: Four Aces Poker Pro Canada Classic

UB.com has signed on as headline sponsor of the inaugural Four Aces Poker Pro Canada Classic in Montreal, scheduled for Ap

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/19/2010

Berlin Poker Robbers at Large Will be Caught Soon

Police have launched a massive manhunt for two remaining suspects in a brazen Berlin poker robbery.  Two individuals are now in custody following the March 6 incident at the Grand Hyatt Hotel duri

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/18/2010

Three Suspects Still On Lam in EPT Berlin Poker Robbery

With news Wednesday that two suspects in connection with a brazen poker tournament robbery in Berlin had turned themselves in, the identities of three other individuals still at large have been rel

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/17/2010

Breaking News

Cheney, Murkowski Face the Music on Tuesday: Primary Odds Available for Both

Cheney, Murkowski Face the Music on Tuesday: Primary Odds Available for Both

Alaska Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski is among the more vulnerable to be reelected in November but her odds are much better than Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney.

Micro-Betting Explained: What Are the Sports Best Suited for This Wagering Model?

Micro-Betting Explained: What Are the Sports Best Suited for This Wagering Model?

Speaking to iGaming NEXT, venture capitalist and managing partner of Sharp Alpha Advisors Lloyd Danzig said: “Soccer is a low-scoring game with a continuous clock, minimal stoppages, and far fewer discrete events as compared to the most popular US sports. Basketball, baseball, and American football appear to be especially well-suited for micro-betting.”

Heat Map Shows Negative Sentiment Toward Kevin Durant Amid Trade Talks

Heat Map Shows Negative Sentiment Toward Kevin Durant Amid Trade Talks

According to our social media study that combed through nearly 500,000 tweets, Massachusetts and the surrounding states that support the Celtics do not want Kevin Durant in Boston.