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The November Nine is coming up next weekend. Thanks to Google I’m now back up to date on Newhouse, Pappas, & the rest of the November Nine.

The men and women who play poker, professionally, on PokerStars are up in arms after the site announced rake increases.

Matt Culberson has defeated Michael Ross, in heads-up action, to take the title and first prize of $129,147 in the HPT Main Event.

Rob Coventry defeated WSOPC regular, Viet Vo, in heads-up action, to take the first prize of $313,993.

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French regulatory authority, ARJEL, has approved Amaya Gaming’s submission to take ownership of the French subsidiary of PokerStars.

The Borgata Poker Open has announced its schedule for their September festival.

November Nine odds and ICM calculations are circulating around the Internet, as the clock counts down to the finale.

Full Tilt add Amaya Gaming content to its casino platform, further enhancing the options in that genre.

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Former U.S. based Full Tilt Poker players may still lose out on millions, lying in unclaimed poker accounts, due to incorrect information.

PokerStars have once again angered their devoted following by introducing another cost cutting measure-related to currency exchange rates.

Angelia Ong takes us to the Main Event's Final Table of the first ever WPT National Philippines at Solaire Resort and Casino.

Winamax are the latest big name to introduce anonymous tables in a bid to help improve the shelf life of their recreational players.

Poker players who use bitcoins are now able to track the accurate pricing of the digital cryptocurrency after the launch of WinkDex.

Tetsuya Tsuchikawa defeats Kevin Ang, in heads up action, to take the $156,849 first prize in the World Poker Tour’s Philippine debut.

Lee rounds up last week’s poker news including stories from the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame, the High Courts in England & Italy and much more.

Darren Woods faces a maximum jail term of 10 years after pleading guilty to fraud offences linked to online gambling.

Nevada Gaming Commission removed the ‘soft launch’ tag from the outfit from South Point’s RealGaming online poker site.

The 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame was announced today. Both Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been selected to join the Hall.

Negreanu and McClelland will be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame during a ceremony held at Binion’s Gambling Hall on Sun Nov 9, 2014.

Fabretti & Blanco became two of the most enamored players in Italy after winning a landmark taxation case against the Italian Inland Revenue

Jean-Robert Bellande reaches out to his 58,000 Twitter followers in a desperate attempt to avoid dishing out $70,000 in prop bets. takes us to the WPT Philippines Players' Party, held on Wednesday, October 22 at Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila.

Lee Davy, takes inspiration from the non-fiction book ‘A Slip of the Keyboard,’ by Terry Pratchett, & decides to just let his thoughts flow.

Ray Bitar’s $40m forfeiture have been disclosed; Full Tilt confirmed that Viktor Blom & Gus Hansen are searching for new employers.

Serial World Series of Poker Circuit casher, Ari Engel, wins his 7th WSOPC gold ring, after defeating David Speicher.

Alexander Dreyfus, believes that poker is a steadily growing market, but much needs to be done in order to improve that rate of growth.

Norway’s Minister of Culture, Thorhild Widwey, has stated that the Norwegian National Championships could be held on home soil.

Daniel Negreanu continues the current trend for poker players to give their time, effort, and money, to charitable organizations.

TonyBet Poker announced plans to operate the first live Open Face Chinese World Championships, and the World Poker Tour Returns to Prague.

Full Tilt's website makeover has removed most traces of Hansen & Blom prompting speculation that they have been axed from the wage bill.