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PokerStars and US-facing offshore network Winning Poker Network are preparing to launch the variant of Hold’em.
PokerStars, Americas Cardroom Prepare to Launch Six Plus Hold’em

While PokerStars has yet to officially announce the release of the new game, Americas Cardroom has informed players of its launch later this month.


It seems that global online poker site PokerStars is readying to launch yet another online poker variant: Six Plus Hold’em, also known as Short Deck…
Exclusive: PokerStars’ Next New Online Poker Game Could be Six Plus Hold’em

New leak suggests that the online poker room plans to launch 6+ Hold’em, also known as Short Deck Poker, the action-filled online poker variant that’s proved a hit in Asia.


"I'm excited about their plans for the future of poker and I'm happy to be part of it." Partypoker is on one of the largest ambassador hiring sprees the industry has seen in a decade.
Partypoker Signs Fedor Holz as it Attracts the Railbirds with New High Stakes Action

New signing follows debut of invite-only “Trickett’s Room,” a new online high stakes cash game which attracted some of the game’s top players.


The recently issued broadcast schedule for the WSOP Main Event on ESPN is likely to prompt more marketing activity, especially at the New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware regulated poker rooms.
Marketing Insight

PokerStars launches its most ambitious marketing promotion ever. The Facebook campaign stars Neymar Jr & Christian Ronaldo.


For reasons which remain obscure, the gambling industry fails to emphasize the most important reason for creating a legal environment for online poker in the US—online poker is a force for good.
How Regulating Online Poker Reduces Problem Gambling and Deters Crime

It’s time to stop talking about harm minimization and instead focus on benefit maximization in the debate over state regulation of internet poker.


Phil Ivey has posted $500k bail for Wai Kin Yong and put up another $500k towards the $1.5 million bail to release his father Seng Chen “Richard” Yong.
Phil Ivey and Daniel Cates Post $2 Million More in Bail

Businessman and high stakes poker player “Richard” Yong is among the latest suspects released on bail.


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have released Wei Seng “Paul” Phua and his son Darren Phua from the Henderson Detention Center.
Free at Last, Paul and Darren Phua Released

Efforts by prominent poker players to have suspects released finally pay off.


The Las Vegas Review Journal reported Sunday that high stakes poker players Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl posted a multi-million dollar bail for the release of Malaysia businessman Paul Phua and his son Darren Phua, who were arrested earlier this month by the FBI on charges of running an illegal sports betting ring.
Phil Ivey, Andrew Robl Post Multi-Million Dollar Bond for Sports Betting Suspects

Malaysian businessman remains behind bars—detained by Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


Full Tilt Poker has confirmed that it will not be renewing its sponsorship contract with Tom “durrrr” Dwan.
Tom Dwan Out at Full Tilt

Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom remain as sponsored pros.


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Final $2,000 Sit & Go Leaderboards Of June In Full Swing
Play 6-Max Sit & Go games to qualify on two leaderboards (one Low, one High). It all ends Sunday. Don’t miss out. — read more »
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Poker Player’s Highwire Act Ends In Disaster Due To Lack Of Training
A poker player who said "how hard can it be?" lays in a Las Vegas ICU after suffering injuries from a Bellagio fountain high wire stunt. — read more »
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