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PokerStars Reaches Landmark Deal with Morongo Band in California

Pokerlistings.com  -  The Rational Group, owner of PokerStars, will provide an online poker platform for Morongo and the three biggest card clubs - Commerce, Hawaiian Gardens and Bicycle Casino when intrastate online poker is legalized in California.The online gaming giant will essentially serve as a subcontractor for all parties with Morongo and the card clubs holding ownership over the eventual sites.“We’re pleased 12 hours

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Phil Galfond Clears $1m in One Week on Full Tilt

Pokerlistings.com  -  According to highstakesDB, Galfond is up $1.09 million since Wednesday with massive scores in PLO and Mixed Games.Last night Galfond crushed the big $1500/$3000 mixed game that was running with the likes of Phil “Polarizing” Ivey, Isildur1, Niki Jedlicka, Patrik “FinndaGrind” Antonius and Alex “PostflopAction” Kostritsyn.Despite the extremely tough lineup, Galfond walked away the biggest winner 13 days

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Sen. John McCain Confirmed to Play 2014 PokerListings Battle of Malta

Pokerlistings.com  -  The buzz apparently reached all the way to the Capitol as Senator John McCain - "caught" playing poker on his smart phone during a Senate hearing on Syria last year - will be among the participants at the tables in 2014.McCain's staff confirmed today the outspoken Senator and former Presidential candidate will head to the Battle of Malta after vacationing with his family in nearby Italy just pri 22 days

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Rant: The WPT's New Shot Clock is Exactly What Poker Needs

Pokerlistings.com  -  If you're unlucky enough to be seated on a table of mutes then you're in for one hell of a dour day.It’s the characters that make poker a spectacle, not the game.That’s not to say that there aren’t any magic moments in poker. There are.But can you imagine how much crap lies on the cutting room floor in the search for a few specks of gold dust?We Are Nothing Without TensionIt's not the big decisi 30 days

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Jennifer Tilly Crushing as WPT LAPC Main Event Hits Day 4

Pokerlistings.com  -  A fixture on the poker scene over the last few years with an ever-improving game Tilly bagged up an impressive 639,500 chips to end the night in third place overall.Jesse Yaginuma is the overnight chip leader with 804,000. Glenn Lafaye sits second with 760,000.Despite the big stack Tilly still has a long haul to the prestigious final six and a shot at the $1m first prize with dozens of tough pro 50 days

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PokerStars Offering $8m GTD in Sunday Million for 8th Anniversary

Pokerlistings.com  -  The PokerStars 8th Anniversary Sunday Million will take place March 2 with an $8-million guarantee and a minimum of $650,000 for first place.As usual satellites for the Sunday Million begin at just $1 through PokerStars’ extensive satellite system.“Each week the Sunday Million is the tournament that everyone wants to win, with players scheduling their weekends around it,” said Team PokerStars Pr 51 days

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Calderaro Wins WPT Lucky Hearts, Shorr Finishes Runner-Up

Pokerlistings.com  -  Instead Floridian James Calderaro, who’s been posting live tournament results since 2006, defeated Shorr heads-up to claim his first WPT title and $270,000 in cash.Calderaro finished third in the 2010 WSOP $10k PLO and runner-up in WPT Jacksonville but somehow a major victory had eluded him until last night.On the flipside Shannon Shorr, one of the top nine players of the decade according to the 70 days

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Shannon Shorr Hunts Title in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Pokerlistings.com  -  Shannon Shorr is second in chips at the final table of WPT Lucky Hearts with 3.4 million chips. He’s just behind chip leader Dimas Martinez, who will enter play with 3.5 million.The final table also includes noted pros James Calderaro and Keven “Stammdogg” Stammen. Tim Kegel and Evan Dollinger take the up the final two seats.Shorr has one of the most storied careers in poker with over $5.4 milli 71 days

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