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Dan Bilzerian & Doug Polk Have Explosive Bitcoin Argument

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis May 8th, 2018

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Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk have gained a great deal of fame through poker and beyond. Bilzerian is known for winning a fortune through high-stakes poker along with his booming social media presence. Polk is one of the top online poker cash players of all time and has two thriving YouTube channels. Both poker players are also in the cryptocurrency space. And this sparked a recent argument between the two, based on Bilzerian getting back into Bitcoin. Here are the highlights from their explosive clash. Polk Rips Bilzerian for Leaving Crypto in the First Place Dan Bilzerian recently tweeted to …

Poker Face Could Be Rendered Ineffective by New Technology

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis April 19th, 2018

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Poker players use a stoic face and manner to disguise their hand strength. But poker faces could become totally ineffective due to new technology. Poppy Chum, chief scientist at Dolby Laboratories, believes that technology will soon be able to see right through people’s emotions—no matter how good of a poker face they have. Keep reading as I discuss how this tech will work and if it can be useful in poker. Technology Will Read Eye Dilation and Carbon Dioxide Exhalation Crum told Phys.org that the upcoming tech will use a combination of sensors and artificial intelligence to reveal many emotions, …

PokerStars 2018 SCOOP Schedule – Record $65 Million Guaranteed

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis April 13th, 2018

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PokerStars have been running their Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) for 10 years. And this year’s edition figures to be the biggest SCOOP yet. PokerStars are guaranteeing $65 million in guaranteed tournaments for the 2018 SCOOP. And players can look forward to at least one tournament every day that will feature a $1 million prize pool. The 2018 SCOOP will run from May 6-21 and feature Low, Medium, and High buy-in levels. Players will be able to buy into tournaments for as low as $2.20 and as much as $25,000. Overall, the SCOOP will offer 61 events, or 183 …

Poker Pros Jaime and Matt Staples Win $150k Weight Bet with Bill Perkins

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis April 5th, 2018

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Brothers Jaime and Matt Staples made a weight-transformation bet last year with high-stakes poker player Bill Perkins. Jaime, who weighed 304 pounds (138 kilograms), and Matt, who weighed 135 pounds (61 kilograms), had to weigh the exact same amount within a year. This meant that Jaime needed to lose a tremendous amount of weight, while Matt had to pack on pounds. They were able to recently accomplish this feat, both weighing in at 183.3 pounds (83 kilograms). Jaimie lost over 120 pounds, and Matt gained 48 pounds. Poker Brothers Win $150,000 from Perkins Perkins gave the Staples brothers 50-to-1 odds …

Chris Moorman’s Poker Career: From Stacking Shelves to Making History

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis April 2nd, 2018

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Chris Moorman was one of millions of people who took up online poker in the mid-2000s. The game was in a boom at this point, and Moorman was part of a crowd that wanted to ride the wave to success. Most of these players are long gone. But Moorman is an exception, though, having won £10.4 million ($14.7m) in online poker tournaments, which is more than anybody else in history. The Brighton, UK native recently looked back at his early poker career and explained how he rose from a struggling university student to the best online tournament player. Let’s look …

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