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Rick Block Wins 2015 Seneca Niagara Falls Summer Slam Event #1 $200 No-Limit Hold'em

Rick Block, a professional poker player from Alden, NY, took down the first event of the 2015 Seneca Niagara Falls Summer Slam.

Blake Bohn Wins Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Casino for $101,229 & Second MSPT Title

Fresh off a deep run in 2015 WSOP Main Event, Blake Bohn topped a field of 410 entrants to win Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Casino for $101,229.

Canada’s "Nolet20" Wins PokerStars Micromillions 11 Main Event for $89,854

The edition number eleven of PokerStars' Micromillions came to an end with Canada's "nolet20" taking down the $22 buy-in Main Event for $89,854.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Players Hitting Form After the WSOP

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up features Daniel Carter and Tomas Gelziunas' amazing run of form and much more besides.

The Betting Corner: How Well Do You Know the Premier League?

The Premier League is about to start again. Take a look at BookieSmash's big, in-depth Premier League betting preview.

Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Agree on $3.4B Merger Deal to Create U.K.’s Biggest Boomaker

British betting and gaming company Ladbrokes plc has agreed on a merger deal with its former rival Gala Coral to create Britain's biggest sportsbook.

Daniel “lucky_scrote” Carter Wins Five Tournaments in One Week

Online grinder, Daniel Carter, wins five online poker tournaments in the space of a week.

Marc Kennedy Becomes First Player Ambassador at Full Tilt

Online grinder and five-time Rush-High BlackCard Pro Marc "PlayinWitDreams" Kennedy inked a deal to become Full Tilt's first-ever Player Ambassador, the room announced on Wednesday, June 22.

Playboy Poker To Shut Down on July 27: Here's What You Need to Know

Nearly two years after its re-launch, Playboy Poker is set to go offline again, as representatives from the site announced that the poker room will cease to operate from Monday, July 27.

Italy's Police Arrest 41 in Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

An operation named "Gambling" and coordinated by Italy's Anti-Mafia Police led to the arrest of 41 individuals and the seizure of cash and assets for more than €2 billion on Wednesday, July 22.

France's Laurent Polito Wins Fourth World Poker Tour National Title in Two Years

Laurent Polito survived a field of 428 players to win his fourth World Poker Tour National Main Event in two years.

888 Executives Share Details About $1.4 Billion Acquisition

Brian Mattingley, Itai Freiberger, and Aviad Kobrine discussed the details of the takeover operation in a call held on July 17.

888 Weekly: Tommy Yates Turn $0.01 Into $19,500 in The WSOP Main Event

Check out how Greece-based U.K. expat Tommy Yates turned a $0.01 online qualifier into a $19,500 cash at the 2015 WSOP Main Event.

Full Tilt Managing Director Dominic Mansour: "The Poker Economy Is Broken"

Full Tilt announces big changes to "bring the fun back to online poker" and attract more casual players. Managing Director Dominic Mansour explains.

A Closer Look at the 2015 World Series of Poker November Nine

The 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine are set. Find out more about who made it here.

2015 WSOP November Nine Set with Neuville, McKeehen, and Steinberg; Negreanu 11th

On Tuesday the final 27 players in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event returned to battle for a spot in the coveted November Nine.

2015 WSOP Main Event Down to Final 27; "Butters" Leads, Negreanu & Holz Still Alive

On Monday, the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event played down to the final 27 players. Among them are Daniel Negreanu and Fedor Holz.

It's All About the Fun for Retired Wall Streeter & MIT Blackjack Member Thoms Paul

Thomas Paul, a former member of a MIT blackjack team and retired Wall Street executive, doesn't care about the money, the WSOP Main Event is all about fun.

2015 WSOP Day 46: Negreanu Knocks Out Hellmuth; McKeehen, De Silva Joust for Lead

On Day 46 of the 2015 WSOP, the Main Event field dropped to just 237 contenders. Find out who the leaders are and which big names fell.

First-Time WSOP: Insurance Salesman Alan Wentz Spikes Royal Flush to Climb the Counts

Ohio insurance salesman Alan Wentz is playing in his first-ever WSOP Main Event, and things couldn't be going any better.