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Darvin Moon

Darvin Moon, Ultimate Amateur Poker Player, Dies at 56

Darvin Moon, the Maryland logger who 11 years ago became an unlikely star on poker’s biggest stage, has died because of complications arising from surgery. He was 56. Moon’s second-place finish to Joe Cada at the 2009 World Series of...

Philip Conneller September 21, 2020

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Vegas Dave, Controversial Handicapper, Wins Big on Mike Trout Baseball Card

Dave Oancea, the oft-derided sports handicapper, bet big and won on a baseball card. To be specific, the heavily criticized quasi-celebrity sports bettor sold...

Todd Shriber August 24, 2020

Negreanu Bashes Bank of America for Closing Account, Poker Star Says Activity Was Legit

Daniel Negreanu, one of the most accomplished poker players of all-time, will have to find another bank at which to stash his winnings. That's...

Todd Shriber July 9, 2020
Al Alvarez

Al Alvarez, ‘Biggest Game in Town’ Author, Dies Aged 90

Al Alvarez -- who elevated poker to a subject worthy of serious literary attention through his seminal book The Biggest Game in Town --...

Philip Conneller September 24, 2019