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Tag: High Stakes Poker

BlogNews Weekly - Do You Avoid Distractions at the Poker Table?

The BlogNews Weekly looks at the latest and most popular blog entries from the world's most popular poker sites.

The Bro Diaries: Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl Part Two

In Part 2 of the Bro Diaries, Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl share their experiences playing high-stakes poker.

Niklas "ragen70" Heinecker Wins $754,750 in 48 Hours On Full Tilt Poker

After closing an amazing 2013 as the year's biggest winner, Germany's Niklas Heinecker crushes the tables again winning over $750,000 in just two days!

Five Thoughts: Moorman Gets the Monkey Off His Back, Everest Signs Trickett, and More

Chris Moorman got the monkey off of his back on Thursday, winning his first major live tournament; the Season XII WPT L.A. Poker Classic.

Five Thoughts: 2014 World Series of Poker Schedule, More Chip Issues, and Dan Shak

Five Thoughts examines the 2014 World Series of Poker schedule, another poker chip scandal, and Dan Shak's boycott.

Dan Shak Offers His Opinion On High-Stakes Reentry Poker Tournaments

Dan Shak offers his opinion on high-stakes reentry poker tournaments.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Loses $400,000 to "Kagome Kagome" at 2-7 Triple Draw

The Australian atmosphere did not seem to be particularly favorable to Blom, as he closed a 2-hour session losing a rather large sum to his rival.

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #10, Ivey, Kagawa, Smith, and Others Face Legal Trouble

Kicking off the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2013 is the legal troubles that surrounding Phil Ivey, Masa Kagawa, Justin Smith, Abe Mosseri, and other top-name pros.

Rapoport Receives Six Months in Prison for Hiring MMA Fighters to Collect Poker Debts

Kirill Rapoport, man who used mixed martial arts fighters to collect poker debts in New York City, was sentenced to six months in jail on Thursday.

PokerStars Introducing Zoom-Only High-Stakes Games to "Remove Predatory Environment"

Beginning Jan. 1, PokerStars will be replacing high-stakes NLHE and PLO games with Zoom Poker player pools on a trial basis.

"Poker Princess" Molly Bloom Pleads Guilty to Running Illegal Poker Games in New York

"Poker Princess" Molly Bloom pled guilty to charges of running illegal high-stakes poker games in New York.

Finnish Computer Security Company F-Secure Confirms "Sharking" Attacks at EPT Barcelona

Finnish computer security company F-Secure confirms "Sharking" attacks on Jens Kyllönen and others at EPT Barcelona.

Australian Poker Player Billy Jordanou Linked to $70 Million Ponzi Scheme

Australian poker player Billy Jordanou has been linked to a $70 million ponzu scheme.

Dan Cates Wins $200K from Tom Dwan in Latest Durrrr Challenge Session

Daniel Cates extended his big lead over Tom Dwan in the Durrrr Challenge II on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

World Poker Tour Announces Alpha8 Stops in London and Johannesburg

The World Poker Tour announced two new stops for the Alpha8 tour, London, England in October 2013 and Johannesburg, South Africa in February 2014.

Ben "Sauce1234" Sulsky Battles Doug “WCGRider” Polk in High-Stakes Challenge at FTP

Ben "Sauce1234" Sulsky and Doug "WCGRider" Polk will participate in a high-stakes heads-up challenge at Full Tilt Poker with big money on the line.

High-Stakes Poker Players Allegedly Targeted in Laptop Scam in Barcelona

High-stakes cash game players Jens "Jeans89" Kyllönen and Ignat "0human0" Liviu fear they have been the victim of a computer hacking scam in Barcelona.

The Railbird: Isaac Haxton Cleans Up at $400/800 NLHE on Full Tilt Poker

Issac Haxton had a big day at the $400/800 no-limit hold'em cash game tables. Read about it in The Railbird.

Ivey Purportedly Won £7.8 Million Playing Punto Banco by Reading Back of Flawed Cards

Phil Ivey and female acquaintance accused of “reading” cards that contained tiny manufacture flaws in huge £7.8 million ($12.1 million) Punto Banco win.

Breaking News: Phil Ivey Suing Crockfords Casino for £7.8M

Phil Ivey to sue Crockfords Casino for £7.8 million ($12.1 million) for withholding his winnings.

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