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First seen back in 2007, The Big Game proved popular with audiences and ran for seven consecutive seasons before going on a five-year hiatus.
The Big Game Returns: Partypoker Brings Back Popular TV Show

Not seen since 2013, the revived show returns with its first Pot Limit Omaha edition in February.


In what seems to be fortuitous timing for PokerStars, information of their New Jersey launch begins leaking just as the incumbents suffer PR difficulties.
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In our industry-focused picks from the discussion forums this week: New Jersey market primed for PokerStars following a week of failures at the incumbent poker rooms, two Rational pros short-listed for the hall of fame, and more.


The pilot episode of “Underground Poker” airs tonight on the Discovery Channel at 10pm EST. The popular pairing of close friends Antonio Esfandieri and Phil Laak produce a reality TV take on the world of private poker games.
Phil Laak, Antonio Esfandiari Poker Documantary “Underground Poker” Airs Tonight

The return of online poker to the US brings with it a renewed interest in poker programming.


The first bracelet of the weekend went to Sean Dempsey, as yet another pro-packed final table competed for the honor.
Robert Mizrachi’s Victory in Dealer’s Choice Event Highlights WSOP Weekend Action

Four bracelets in all were awarded this weekend which also marked the start of the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship.


Poker Night in America will air Sunday nights at 10:00 Eastern Time on the CBS Sports Network. The PNIA TV show is set to debut on Sunday, June 29 and will continue for 26 consecutive weeks until December.
Poker Night in America to be Televised on CBS Sports Network

PNIA broadcast to run Sunday nights from June 29 through December.


A  first time bracelet was awarded as Andrew Rennhack won through the 1,504 entries in Event #26 to take the title in the $1,500 No-Limit…
All Five Weekend WSOP Bracelets Go to First Timers

First time WSOP winners perhaps, but not first time players.


As is tradition, Event #1 was the $500 buy-in Casino Employee Event and 876 runners from casinos all over the world took their seats to battle for a piece of the over $394,000 prize pool.
The 2014 World Series of Poker Is Officially Underway

The 2014 World Series of Poker kicked off on Tuesday from the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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