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Daniel Negreanu: The best loser in poker
Poker NewsJanuary 30, 2012 Hats off to Daniel Negreanu. The 37-year-old has certainly had his enemies (Annie Duke, anyone?) but nobody can say he's a bad loser. Most of us sukily storm off after getting kicked out of a tournament, any tournament, especially when it's right on the bubble. But not Kid Poker. He let an eye-watering $800,000 slip through his fingers in the Aussie Millions Super High Roller...
Phil Ivey lands biggest cash of career so far
Poker NewsJanuary 28, 2012 Phil Ivey busted out of the Aussie Millions 2012 Main Event in 12th place today - then went and won the $250,000 Super High Roller. The 35-year-old, who picked up $100,000 earlier in the day, pocketed an astonishing $2,000,000 after beating Patrik Antonius ($1,200,000) heads up. Gus Hansen picked up $800,000 for finishing 3rd. Ivey was just ahead of Antonius when heads up began, but ground...
Phil Ivey charges up Aussie Millions leaderboard
Poker NewsJanuary 26, 2012 Phil Ivey has charged up the Aussie Millions Main Event leaderboard to sit in 2nd place heading into Day 3. The 35-year-old, who has a staggering eight WSOP bracelets to his name, is in prime position to challenge for glory and the $1.6 million first prize. He finished Day 2 with 778,500 chips - with only Tim O’Shea ahead of him in the race for the top share of the $6,590,000 prize...
WSOPE 2010 Main Event kicks off in London
Poker NewsSeptember 24, 2010 The 2010 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event is underway in London. The biggest event at this year's London Poker Festival started yesterday afternoon and today is Day 1B - the second 'starting day' for the monster tournament. The Main Event Champion will be crowned on Tuesday. Among the players already signed up and playing are previous WSOPE Main Event champions John Juanda and...
Cometh the hour, cometh Barney Frank...
Poker NewsJuly 20, 2010 A crucial debate will take place tomorrow that could pave the way for online poker to be fully regulated and legalised in America. The world's biggest gaming market has been flat since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was passed in 2006. The controversial law, which was bundled through by George Bush with unrelated anti-terrorism legislation, bans the transfer...