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Further Expansion For IveyPoker Instructional Site

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Following Phil Ivey’s end of October announcement that he planned to launch an online tutorial site dedicated to teaching people the “right way” to play poker, Ivey has been working hard to gather together a team of professional poker players who would come together to form the dedicated Team Ivey. Since the announcement of the…Read More

Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom

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He’s 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 days; but that’s not terribly unusual for the poker phenom known round the world to online fans as “Isildur1,” aka Viktor Blom.  Following a dazzling two-week online winning streak from the start of the new year, Blom has since dropped back to a meager $1.5 million,…Read More

Lifetime Achievement Award For Innovative Lottery Gaming Marketer

The 2013 Lottery Industry Lifetime Achievement Award from the Public Gaming Research Institute has been awarded to industry creative Jimmy O’Brien. O’Brien, the Strategic Marketing Vice-President of Scientific Games Corporation, the American lottery technology provider, is already a veteran of the lottery industry after 33 years working in the lottery gaming sector. The veteran’s original…Read More

Matusow Victorious In Heads-Up Poker: Battle Of The Poker Brats

It was like the old glory days of poker before the dark cloud of Black Friday 2011 rained on poker’s parade, as the final players in this year’s 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship locked horns for a total prize pool of well over a million dollars this week.  Semi-reformed bad boy Mike “The Mouth” Matusow…Read More

Selbst Ousts Liebert As Highest Earning Female Poker Player Of All Time

Poker pro Vanessa Selbst took down January’s 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $25,000 High Roller event to become the highest-earning female poker player of all time in tournament poker, unseating former No. 1 Kathy Liebert with a greater than $1.1 million winnings lead.  Her PCA win garnered her $1,424,420 at the event, where she was the…Read More