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For The Good of the Game: Matt Savage Looks Back on 25 Years in Poker

Over 25 years in poker, Matt Savage has become the most recognizable and accomplished tournament director in the game and has helped guide the game's global growth in the modern era.

Five Thoughts: Tapping The Glass, Getting The Monkey Off Your Back and Becoming MasterChef

Live poker's all-time leading money winner becomes a world champ online, the Global Poker League returns to online competition, a WSOP Main Event winner talks about the state of the game, one runner-up finally wins, and another ends a run on...

Winstar River Poker Series: Coleman Seeking a Repeat After Bagging Day 1c Lead

Last year at WinStar River Poker Series Main Event, Maxx Coleman topped a field of 1,164 players to take the whole thing down after a three-way chop sent him $750,000. Now he's back, leading the same event after Day 1c.

Summer of Prop Bets: Allen Kessler Organizing $1,000 Last Longers

Allen Kessler has been organizing $1,000 last longer pools for a number of $10K events at the WSOP.

2016 WSOP Day 17: Mercier Wins Again, Lee Wins First, Shack-Harris Leads Omaha Hi-Low

Jason Mercier won his second gold bracelet of 2016. That, and more, in the latest World Series of Poker recap.

2016 WSOP Day 8: D'Angelo Wins, Busquet, Luneau Headline Heads Up

Ryan D'Angelo won his first World Series of Poker bracelet and things got serious in five other events on Day 8 of the 2016 WSOP

Reviewing This Year's 25K Fantasy Teams

Donnie Peters takes a look at the 2016 25K Fantasy league and its teams.

Five Thoughts: 2016 WSOP Begins, PNIA Allegations, and Allen Kessler Takes on the GPL

In this week's Five Thoughts, the 2016 WSOP kicks off, allegations levied against Poker Night in America, and more.

2016 World Series of Poker Predictions, Part 1: Will Ferguson or Lederer Return?

Check out Part 1 of the PokerNews staff's 2016 World Series of Poker predictions.

Casey Carroll Wins Heartland Poker Tour Ameristar East Chicago for $174,469

Casey Carroll beat out a final table that included WPT champ Andy Hwang to win HPT East Chicago for $174K.

Maurice Hawkins Wins WSOP Circuit Council Bluffs Main Event for 6th Ring and $113,152

Maurice Hawkins won the WSOP Circuit Main Event at Horseshoe Council Bluffs for $113,152.

Keith Heine Wins MSPT Meskwaki for $100,981

Keith Heine went into the final table as chip leader and held on, winning MSPT Meskwaki for over $100,000.

2016 PCA Main Event Day 3: Brazil's Leonardo Pires Takes Big Lead Into Day 4

Brazil's Leonardo Pires takes a big lead into Day 4 of the 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $5,300 Main Event.

2015 MSPT Meskwaki Main Event Day 1a: Faldet Leads with Friedman Second

Marty Faldet led the pack after Day 1a in the 2015 Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Main Event.

2015 WSOP Europe Day 7: A Hefty Win for Ryan Hefter, 8-Game Down to Three Players

See what happened on Day 7 of the 2015 WSOP Europe with this PokerNews recap.

2015 River Poker Series Main Event Day 1c: Barry Hutter Storms To the Top

Barry Hutter stormed to the lead after Day 1c of the 2015 River Poker Series $2,500 Main Event.

2015 River Poker Series Main Event Day 1b: Cord Garcia Seizes Overall Chip Lead

Cord Garcia emerged as the overall chip leader after Day 1b of the 2015 River Poker Series $2,500 Main Event.

2015 River Poker Series Main Event Day 1a: Ho, Busquet, and Baker Among 27 to Advance

After Day 1a of the 2015 River Poker Series $2,500 Main Event, 27 players advanced, including Maria Ho, Olivier Busquet, and David Baker.

Mike O'Neill Wins MSPT Tropicana Evansville; Allen Kessler Finishes Third

Mike O'Neill wins the 2015 MSPT Tropicana Evansville Main Event, where Allen Kessler finished in third place.

2015 Mid-States Poker Tour Tropicana Day 1a: Spalding Leads, Defending Champ Falls

Day 1a of MSPT Tropicana Evansville attracted 110 entrants to the Indiana State Poker Championship. Craig Spalding finished as chip leader w/ 283,000.