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Phil Ivey suing Crockfords Casino for £7.8 Million

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Last August, Phil Ivey had a dream run at the punto banco tables and earned £7.3 million in profits. Unfortunately, this dream quickly turned into a nightmare after Crockfords Casino withheld his winnings on grounds that he…

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Victoria Coren asks how to find Best Poker Player

Victoria Coren is certainly one of the UK’s most respected casino poker players since she’s cashed for $1,476,668 in tournaments, and has earned a 2006 EPT European Poker Championship title ($941,513). Interestingly enough, Coren is also a very talented writer who writes for major UK publications like The Observer and The Guardian newspapers. In a recent Guardian column, the poker tournament pro posed a very interesting question: How do you find the best player in the world? Coren’s first thought was the supposed tried-and-true “duplicate poker” game, which sees players at the same position on different hands dealt the exact …

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Full Tilt Poker Announce Onyx Cup Series

Full Tilt Poker Onyx Cup Series is a six event series that will feature buy-ins ranging from $100,000 to $300,000. The tour aims to find the best poker player in the world and will boast a total prize pool estimated at $30M. The news, which broke on Monday, detailed the inception of the Onyx Cup Series and featured additional introductions by Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Tom Dwan, Gus Hansen and Erik Seidel. The first five events of which will be preliminaries, followed by the sixth Grand Finale event with a $250,000 buy-in. With the tournaments scheduled to be held across …

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Millionaire Poker Player Quits

Michael McDonald is one of the best poker players in the world….or at least was one of the best.  McDonald’s career is seemingly at an end after he announced through his blog that he will no longer be playing live or online poker anymore.  In the blog, McDonald stated that he knew few people outside of the players he had met through Internet poker or at live poker tournaments.  McDonald wrote the following in his blog, “I think in all honesty I should be a fairly interesting person given the amount of time, resources, experience and opportunities I have but …

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