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Stacy Matuson Beats William Kassouf at 888Live Rozvadov

Stacy Matuson won two of the best-of-three heads-up matches.

Stacy Matuson Challenges William Kassouf to Heads-Up Match at 888Live Festival

The Stacy Matuson-William Kassouf debacle is not over.

2017 World Series of Poker Dates Announced

The World Series of Poker announced its 2017 dates and disclosed some of its events for the coming year.

Looking Back At The Boom: Daniel Negreanu Gives Thanks For A Front Row Seat

Celebrating his first Thanksgiving as an American citizen, Daniel Negreanu looks back at poker's boom.

Good For The Game: Qui Nguyen - A Fighting Champ

In PokerNews' first-ever Good For The Game column, Marty Derbyshire and Daniel Negreanu agree that Qui Nguyen's WSOP Main Event win has to be considered good for poker.

The Weekly Turbo: Goodbye November Nine, Holiday Time

The November Nine had everyone watching. Here's what you missed in the meantime.

Your Guide to the 2016 November Nine

The 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event final table was set back in July, but the final nine players will now resume play to battle it out for $8,000,000 and the most coveted title in all of poker. PokerNews provides a guide to the November Nine.

A PokerNews Debate: Was Griffin Benger Justified in Attacking William Kassouf?

In this PokerNews debate, Marty Derbyshire and Mo Nuwwarah debate whether Griffin Benger was justified in attacking William Kassouf, the king of speech play.

Five Thoughts: Kassouf's Fame, Ivey's Split Decision and Becoming a Belieber

This Week's Five Thoughts considers if William Kassouf's 15 minutes of fame are up, Phil Ivey's latest court battle, Justin Bieber's foray into poker, David Yan's high roller hot streak and the truth about Timofey Kuznetsov on Twitter.

Exclusive Interview Jack Effel on William Kassouf: 'Our Job Is Not To Make People Mute'

William Kassouf is the main character in the World Series of Poker broadcasts by ESPN. WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel tells all about the backstory and why he gave him a one-round penalty.

New Book, New Challenges for Poker Brat Phil Helmuth

World champion, 14-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and a New York Times bestselling author Phil Hellmuth Jr. talks about the challenge of writing his own autobiography and life as the Poker Brat.

Five Thoughts: The One Drop Debate, The William Kassouf Conundrum and a Poker Hall of Fame Redo

This week's Five Thoughts includes debate about the Big One for One Drop, the Poker Hall of Fame, William Kassouf dominating ESPN's coverage of the 2016 WSOP Main Event, the door's closing on the Trump Taj Mahal, and a Twitch charity stream.

The Railbird Report: Why Doesn't Jared Bleznick Get Along With People in Poker?

This week's Railbird Report discusses ESPN's decision to feature Jared Bleznick, who as of late has had a more contentious relationship with the poker community, last week's biggest pots online and the leaderboard.

Five Thoughts: The GPL's Marketing Fail, ESPN's Stale Jokes and the End of the UKIPT

This week's Five Thoughts include opinions on the Global Poker League, ESPN and UKIPT.

What Do the Rules Say About Using a Push/Fold Chart at the World Series of Poker?

PokerNews discusses whether players should be allowed to use a push-fold chart at the WSOP, consulting the WSOP rule book to judge against a recent kerfuffle between Jason Mcconnon and Kenny Hallaert.

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...

A PokerNews Debate: Did William Kassouf Deserve A Penalty?

The poker community appears to be lining up against World Series of Poker Tournament Director Jack Effel and his decision to give outspoken Brit William Kassouf a penalty after the entire situation played out on ESPN last week. So PokerNews...

Throwback Thursday: Behind the Scenes of ESPN at WSOP 2013

A look behind the scenes of the ESPN World Series of Poker Coverage from 2013 from Kara Scott, Lon McEachern and others, who tell Lynn Gilmartin what it takes to produce their stories.

Examining The Fine Line Between Problem Gambler and Poker Pro

The Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling Keith Whyte says very little separates problem gamblers from most professional poker players.

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