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For those of us not jumping on a plane to Las Vegas to celebrate the 50th World Series of Poker (WSOP), the televised coverage of the event will have to do.
World Series of Poker 2019 Broadcast Schedule Released

Poker Central and ESPN will both be covering the 50th WSOP with coverage of the coverage of the Main Event kicking off on July 3.


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Driving the Direction of Poker Programming: An Interview with PokerGO’s VP of Content

Sam Simmons explains how PokerGO has been able to attract both hard-core and casual poker fans.


Decades old online poker operator PKR is offline. Both PokerStars and partypoker have revealed details about their new VIP programs for the first time.
Poker Insight

Online poker room launches and closures, WSOP and other live poker changes, contrasting approaches to player rewards and much more.


Next week, nine players will gather in Las Vegas to finish the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event where the winner will take home $8 million in prize money.
WSOP November Niner Kenny Hallaert: “If You Win, You Have to be a Good Ambassador for the Game”

Hallaert reveals how he prepared for the Final Table of the Main Event and his thoughts on the winner’s role as a poker ambassador.


Everyone has an opinion on William Kassouf's behavior at the WSOP Main Event. The Poker Hall of Fame system is broken, say Negreanu.
Reads of the Week

The top reads from around the online poker world this week.


The Pennsylvania legislature reconvenes on Monday and the collective eyes of the online gaming industry will be focused in on a hearing scheduled to take place on Tuesday.
The Zeitgeist

Aaron Paul back at the GPL, interrupted WSOP coverage, a hearing in Pennsylvania and a new version of RAWA.


A new record for the largest cash prize to be won on a live stream was set. The Global Poker League returned to action this week for the second part of its inaugural season.
Poker Insight

New records set on Twitch, the GPL launches new Android and iOS apps, and more details of Run it Once Poker revealed.


The second part of the GPL gets underway next week. PokerStars has warned customers that major VIP program changes are coming next year.
Poker Insight

GPL part 2, the TonyBet acquisition, Tain’s return to online poker, and more.


Phil Galfond announces he is going to launch his own online poker site. ESPN swings and misses at daily fantasy sports.
Reads of the Week

Promise of a new online poker room, the debate over the health of daily fantasy sports, thoughts on the future of online poker in California and more.


New online gaming bill introduced in Michigan. New Jersey clarifies stance on black and grey market operations of its licensees.
US Insight

Delaware, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and more.


PokerStars has put its Team Pro Online front and center. In a series of events, players will get the opportunity to play against their favorite Pro players with the chance to win a variety of prizes.
Marketing Insight

PokerStars Team Pros promotion, 888 announce a new VIP scheme, Unibet requires players to change screen names as part of its latest promotion and more.


Alabama is considering legalizing lottery play. Michigan is now widely promoting its online lottery offerings.
US Insight

Alabama, Florida, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey and more.


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Desperate For Fantasy Points, Daniel Negreanu Suggests $5 Million Buy-in WSOP Event
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