(Image: Twitter/DougPolkPoker)The feud between the poker greats began over a year ago when Negreanu did what nearly any high-paid employee in any industry would do: defended the company he represents.When Negreanu uttered the phrase “more rake is better,” Polk mocked the claim on his popular YouTube channel.

The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is set to be a record breaker this year thanks to a guaranteed prizepool of $65 million.Announced on Thursday, the 2018 festival will take place between May 6 and May 21 and feature more than 180 MTTs with buy-ins starting at $11.

The World Series of Poker Europe debuted at King’s Casino Rozvadov, Europe’s largest poker room, and despite controversies surrounding the venue’s owner, Leon Tsoukernik, the WSOPE will return in 2018.(Image: WSOP)The 2018 WSOPE will take place in the Czech Republic from Oct.

For the first time in 49 years, the 2018 WSOP will feature a big blind ante format in eight gold bracelet events.The 2018 WSOP will feature a big blind ante format in eight gold bracelet events.

A special unit with officials from several government departments was assembled to review the environmental state of Boracay and advise President Duterte on whether the popular tourist hub should be closed for a cleanup.The unit eventually recommended that Boracay be shuttered for a period of between six months and a year and pointed April 26 as a suitable date for the beginning of the cleaning process.

Daniel Negreanu, the all-time winningest live tournament player, and German sensation Adrian Mateos, are 12-1 favorites to win the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl in May, a $300,000 buy-in tournament, according to OddsShark.Daniel Negreanu and Adrian Mateos are the early 12-1 favorites to win the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl.

Top South Korean game developers could challenge the recent decision of the country’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) to fine them for misleading customers while promoting purchasable in-game items.News about South Korea penalizing some of its biggest gaming companies come amid a heating debate about whether the so-called loot boxes in video games and their random contents constitute gambling.

Jaime Staples had one of the best weeks of his life during Run It Up Reno after winning nearly $200K between poker and his highly publicized weight loss bet.In the end, the title came down to DJ Fenton and Paul Sampson with the latter at one point holding an 11-to-1 chip lead.

Ed Tracy is the CEO of Hard Rock Japan, a subsidiary of hotel, casino, and café chain giant Hard Rock International created to support the company’s bid to operate an Integrated Resort in Japan.In addition to the local fare Japan is known for, Hard Rock will offer European and other Asian cuisines, and potentially fusion specialties.

The start of April put a close to the first quarter of 2018 and presented a good opportunity to take a look back at March online poker winners and losers.Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky found himself atop one leaderboard, while “BERRI SWEET” graced the other.

A temporary casino will open doors in the Republic of Cyprus later this year, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman Lawrence Ho confirmed in the company’s annual report.It partnered Florida-based hotel and casino operator Hard Rock International and Cypriot group The Cyprus Phassouri (Zakaki) to submit a bid to local authorities.

Russia’s Sergey Pichugin finished as the chip leader after a short Day 2 of play in the EPT Sochi Main Event.The Main Event’s field was thus capped at 861 entries who cracked the ₽150,000,000 guarantee.

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An Academy Award-nominated actress, poker shows hostess, and accomplished player who also did OK on reality TV highlight the talented list of candidates for 2018 induction into the Women in Poker Hall of Fame.There are currently 19 members of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame, with Debbie Burkhead and Victoria Coren Mitchell joining the most recent class (2016).

Two final tables in one day, at the same venue?Joseph Cheong won the WSOP Circuit High Roller at Planet Hollywood in the same day he made the final table in the Main Event.

According to “Black Widow Poker” author “Sia Layta,” this is a man’s world.It also offers advice on how women can exploit gender bias at the poker table with specific moves and strategies.

The venue would intended for passengers coming through, which would mean that anybody headed to the casino would have to go through TSA.However, several casino expansion proposals have been voted down over the past several legislative sessions.

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives Villanova an even-money shot at winning the national title as the 2018 Final Four is set to tip off on Saturday evening in San Antonio.But oddsmakers in Las Vegas believe Villanova (-5) is the better team.

Richard Branson Buys Las Vegas Hard Rock, Bringing Virgin Hotels to Sin City Daniel Smyth - April 2nd, 2018Richard Branson and his Virgin brand are set to take up residence in Las Vegas after the British billionaire announced his takeover of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.Partnering […]Card Maker Gemaco Found Liable in $10.

This week’s “Whine and Cheese” two-day series of “Poker After Dark” cash games on the PokerGO app features a habitual whiner (Phil Hellmuth) and the “Big Cheese,” Tom Marchese, along with Daniel Negreanu and a host of high-stakes regulars.Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth will headline this week’s ‘Poker After Dark’ cash game.
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