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Jerry Yang’s 2007 WSOP Watch is drawing Big Bids

Seven years ago, Jerry Yang was on top of the poker world after winning the 2007 WSOP Main Event along with $8.25 million. Unfortunately, Yang failed to pay some of his taxes on the winnings, resulting in the IRS seizing his Main Event bracelet and a Corum Admiral’s Cup watch. The latter, which was given […]

Andrew Robl puts up Bail for Paul Phua

By now you have probably heard that high stakes poker pro and Malaysian “businessman” Paul Phua was busted in connection with an illegal World Cup betting ring. Phua, who’s earned almost $2.9 million in poker tournaments, was arrested by the FBI after he and seven other men were found to be running a betting operation […]

Michael Jordan compared to Phil Ivey

How do you know when you’ve achieved the ultimate form of poker fame? How about when somebody compares Michael Jordan to YOU! Such was the case in a recent Grantland piece by Bill Simmons entitled “God Loves Cleveland.” The article discusses how much LeBron James has raised his basketball IQ in the past few years, […]

Guess the Sic 2014 WSOP Profit that Negreanu hauled in…

Many people heard about Daniel Negreanu’s runner-up finish in the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop, which earned him $8.3 million. But sometimes it’s hard to visualize the ramifications of what such a big score means to a poker pro’s bottom line. So if you’re having trouble with this, you don’t have to worry […]

Daniel Negreanu’s Lucky Twitter Followers get Piece of One Drop Prize

Last week, Daniel Negreanu collected $8,288,001 for finishing second place in the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop. Following his finish, many were wanting to know how much action Negreanu had of himself. Unlike the champion, Dan Colman, who refused to do interviews or speak with the media after the tournament, Negreanu is more […]

Dan Colman Sh*ts on Poker following Big One for One Drop Win

The biggest poker story of this week was no doubt Dan Colman’s $15.3 million victory in the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop. As one of the lesser-known entrants in the 42-player field, Colman was a surprise as he entered the winner’s circle. Only….few people were cheering this underdog story as the 23-year-old rubbed […]

Dutch Boyd delivers Apology and $60k to Mason Malmuth, 2p2

Over five years ago, TwoPlusTwo launched a lawsuit against Dutch Boyd, claiming that he infringed on their business after registering the domain name TwoPlusTwoPoker.com. The lengthy legal battle ended several months ago, when a courtroom upheld the ruling that Boyd needs to pay $60,000 in damages to 2p2 founder Mason Malmuth. Even up to this […]

Phil Ivey wins Bracelet #10 – He’s now eyeing Phil Hellmuth

As a good portion of the poker world already knows, Phil ivey won his 10th gold bracelet in the 2014 WSOP $1.5k Eight Game Mix tournament. Ivey beat out 484 opponents and a final table that included longtime pros like Bruce Yamron, Dan Heimiller and Stephen Chidwick to win $167,332. Of course the $167k is […]

Melissa Burr is First Woman to cash in $50k Players Championship

The big story from the 2014 WSOP $50k Poker Players Championship is John Hennigan winning the tournament and $1,517,767. This is Hennigan’s third-career gold bracelet and the victory pushes his winnings over $6.2 million. One overlooked, but interesting, side story to this event is how Melissa Burr made big strides for the ladies. Burr finished […]

888poker “reviewing” Luis Suarez’s Sponsorship after Bite felt around the World

Group play has just finished up in the 2014 World Cup and there are some big surprises moving on to the knockout round, including Algeria, Costa Rica, Greece and the US. But at the moment, many fans are still fixated on the biting incident that took place in Tuesday’s match between Italy and Uruguay. The […]