This week was filled with family and fun, whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving or just took to the shopping malls for Black Friday with a posse following up the rear.
Whatever your choices, you may be still full and tired from the tryptophan or full and tired from the mall stampedes.
Either way, we have your poker news collected for you so you don’t have to make the extra effort this week. And it’s perfect; now you can power up before Cyber Monday sales.
The Winner’s Circle
Alex Aqel won MSPT Potawatomi for $138,385, conquering a field of 596 players in the Milwaukee event.
This week’s Sunday Briefing: "DrMiKee" won two high rollers. Check out the other biggest online poker tournament results from Nov. 20.
David Peters won a high roller and got second in another one for a profitable weekend at ARIA.
Anthony "Flawlessbink" Maio snagged the $13,500 first-place prize of the $50,000 Ultimate Warrior. This and more in the New Jersey Online Poker Briefing.
Walt Lustgraaf won theHPT Ameristar Kansas City for $111,370 over the weekend.
Noah Boeken won the Master Classics of Poker €10,000 High Roller for €217,069.
Niall Farrell topped a field of 323 entries to win the 2016 partypoker WPT Caribbean Main Event.
The Game Changers
William Hill accepts the first legal real-money wagers on e-sports in the United States.
NETELLER and Skrill prepaid Mastercards will ONLY be available in SEPA countries starting Nov. 25.
Dubai investment firm KBC Aldini Capital Ltd. filed a complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after being tied to David Baazov's $6.7 billion Amaya bid.
In his efforts to lead the fight for regulated online poker in the United States, Jason Somerville is the topic of this week’s Good for the Game.
Celebrating his first Thanksgiving as an American citizen, Daniel Negreanu looks back at poker's boom.
Will the Unibet Open Main Event from Dec. 1-4 be the biggest and best in its long history? Only time will tell.
The NHL announced its Vegas franchise's name Tuesday and no one is more excited than Daniel Negreanu.
With just over a month to go, Fedor Holz remains the favorite to win 2016 GPI Player of the Year. Andy Frankenberger and Maurice Hawkins are among the upward movers in this week's GPI rankings.
Sam Trickett signs on as a partypoker ambassador.
Event #1 of Seminole Hard Rock's Rock 'N Roll Poker Open broke a Florida record with 5,018 entries.
What are the most popular poker songs ever? Sure there's "The Gambler" and "Poker Face," but what else? Find out here.
Liv Boeree's charitable foundation, Raising for Effective Giving, has raised $1.5 million since 2014.
PokerNews looks back at the history of the North American Poker Tour.
Bringing back the PokerNews Instagram Takeover is Chris Moorman, online poker’s most successful player.
Key dates and schedules of PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival stops in 2017 were announced by PokerStars in the Bahamas, London, Rozvadov, Panama, Macau, Monte Carlo and Barcelona.
Take Matters Into Your Own Hands
Experiencing "near-miss" hands affects some players more than others: Learn how to spot the signs.
Which of the "big card," non-paired Broadway hands tends to give you the most trouble? A-Q? K-J? Just because you're dealt a couple of Broadway cards, that doesn't mean you shouldn't be cautious.
Learn more about the exciting Sit & Go Hero tournaments at partypoker.
Jonathan Little rivers a backdoor straight and has the best possible hand: How much should he bet?
Don't miss out on all the action of the Aussie Millions (starts Jan. 11). Start your planning now.
The 2016 partypoker WPT Prague Festival of Poker begins Nov. 29. Will you be there?
PokerStars has so many online offerings. Here's your guide to the games and tournaments.
Find out more about 888poker BLAST tournaments where two games awarded 10,000 times the buy-in.
Learn how to recognize your image as others perceive it, then play in ways that upset expectations.
Like free money? Discover how you can win big in the PokerStars $1 Million Freeroll Dec. 1.
From Game of Thrones to Dazzle Me and The Slotfather: 2016 is the year of the slots!
PokerNews' Sarah Herring talks to Sin Melin 10 months into her no-drinking bet about how it has changed her entire life.
It's only right that Tweet, Tweet, Bad Beat cover poker's power couple getting hitched: Jason Mercier and Natasha Barbour.
This past Thursday was Thanksgiving in the United States. Here's what some of the poker pros were thankful for then. #throwback
In this debut episode of Table Talk with Doug Polk and Joey Ingram, they discuss Gus Hansen, PokerStars, Donald Trump, Phil Ivey, William Kassouf, Qui Nguyen and a whole lot more.
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