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Round-up of the action towards the end of the EPT in Barcelona; a fourth Finnish victory at a Unibet Open; WSOPC Foxwoods round-up.

The MPN gets ready to crown The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe when the Universal Championship of Poker kicks off in September.

Three little tales including ESPN's coverage of the WSOP; PokerListings Spirit of Poker Awards; and Gus Hansen returns to the online tables.

David Einhorn has bought 3.8M Amaya shares, and Dara O'Kearney writes about the same company that gives me the impression that he won't be.

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Six-figure bracelet bet losses from two of the games biggest stars; online poker bill progress in California and New York, and much more.

Lee Davy sits down with Jackie Glazier to talk about her recent split with 888Poker, her decision to stay away from the WSOP, and much more.

In today's WSOP roundup we bring you news of a huge bracelet sweat between Mercier & Selbst, Romanello denied a Triple Crown, and much more.

Rep Porter is the early leader in the 2016 WSOP POY race. Laplante, Cordell, and Gaspard, all pick up their first WSOP bracelets.

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We bring you news of the evolution of the European Poker Tour, the sorry mess that is the California Online Poker debacle, and much more.

Lee Davy remembers a lung-bursting run through the streets of LA listening to Malcolm Gladwell and what he learned about poker.

Roberto Romanello, has signed an extension to his partypoker deal that will see him represent the online poker room through the 2017 WSOP.

PokerStars Live goes gobal with the creation of the PokerStars Championship & Festivals model replacing the European Poker Tour.

The iPoker Network has told their Ukrainian based players that they have until the end of the month to withdraw their funds.

California’s online poker legislation is on its way back to the shelf this year.

PokerStars has created the billionth online tournament format with the launch of Bubble Rush tournaments.

Travell Thomas is attempting to depose Preet Bharara, on race charges, in his battle to avoid 40-years in prison over fraud case.

Fedor Holz wins the €50,000 buy-in HR at the EPT Barcelona, and Chris Moorman takes third in the €1,100 buy-in Estrellas Main Event.

PKR celebrates a decade in business by opening PKR Live Casino; PokerStars roll out Spin & Go holiday promotion; iPoker upset MTT regs.

PokerStars has renamed a $22 Pot-Limit Omaha tournament, and opened up a challenge to all players to have the event renamed in their honour.

The likelihood of a bill to legalise online poker in California looks remote after Pokerstars, PPA & two influential tribes oppose AB 2863.

The WSOPC returns to the King’s Casino offering over €2m in guarantees; and Andrew Lauer wins back-to-back gold circuit rings in Foxwoods.

PokerStars officials at the EPT Festival in Barcelona has changed their payout structure back to 15% of the field for €25K & €50k events.

Max Pescatori is a lead consultant for Prominence Poker, a new multiplayer role playing poker game launched on Steam, Xbox & soon to be PS4.

In this week's news round-up we bring you up to speed on Baazov's resignation from Amaya Gaming; PokerStars California Problem; and more.

The WPT will continue to fly the flag for televised poker stateside after they agreed to a new 5-year broadcast deal w/ Fox Sports Network.

Lee takes what he has learned in Brene Brown’s Gifts of Imperfections: Let go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to be & Embrace Who You Are.

3-Barrels of a PokerStars flavour including a last minute amendment to the California Online Poker Bill.

3: Barrels: Sorel Mizzi appears on the Joe Ingram Podcast talking about ethics; Pratyush Buddiga on marriage and Chance Kornuth on charity.

3-Barrels: Poker player sues a card room after a cash box fell on his foot, four-colour decks a no-no, and America’s Cardroom $1m Event.

EPT13 Payout Changes

The EPT13 is currently underway and Neil Johnson outlines some changes including payouts, PLO High Rollers, & introduction of casino games.

SHRPO Big 4 Results

Jason Koon and ‘Mad’ Marvin Rettenmaier were amongst the big winners in the SHRPO Big 4 in Florida with $7.5m in guarantees on the tables.

3-Barrels: Doyle Brunson, avoiding a robbery; Russian poker playing Credit card thief; Beth Shak reveals her strip poker playing past.