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In this week's news round-up we bring you up to speed on the action at the One Drop, the new incumbents of the Poker Hall of Fame and more.

Partypoker has increased the guarantee of their groundbreaking MILLIONS event to £6m.

Natural8 has hired Kitty Kuo, Xuan Liu, and Dong Kim to represent the brand around the world where they will be known as Team Hot.

Justin Bieber chills playing £1/£2 No-Limit Hold'em at The Empire Casino, and Kevin Costner looks set for a role in Molly's Game.

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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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Hellmuth was set to release an autobiography and Lee explains why he won't read it and what autobiographies he would like to read instead.

Indian Poker Association asks Gujarat High Court to get the police off their backs already; JungleeRummy commercial has hypnotic powers.

Gaming Advancement Marketing Entertainment LLC (G.A.M.E) continues to innovate with the introduction of Protection Poker.

Was the decision to ban the professional poker players from the One Drop a success?

Daniel Negreanu provides his views on Poker Hall of Fame tweaks including improving the criteria, and abolishing the 10 point voting system.

The Global Poker Index has increased its footprint in China after partnering with China’s largest online poker room, Tencent Poker.

Lee Davy examines how poker helped him overcome his xenophobic stereotyping.

Elton Tsang has followed in the footsteps of Esfandiari and Colman by winning the Big One for One Drop for a jaw-dropping €11,111,111.

Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn are amongst the hosts for the Four Kings and an Ace charity poker tournament organised by the WPT Foundation.

Dave Ulliott misses out on the Poker Hall of Fame for the second successive year as the voting process prefers Brunson and Mortensen.

Potential merger between William Hill & Amaya, a trio of tales from partypoker including the opening of their new Twitch channel, and more.

The Montreal Nationals and the LA Sunset have become the first two teams to qualify for the inaugural GPL Playoffs held in Las Vegas.

Goulder challenges Rob Yong to a table tennis match at the WPT UK Festival; partypoker launch Twitch channel; Beata Jambrik joins the team.

Twitch stars raise money for Michael Phelps Foundation; Negreanu gets ready for charity bash; Romanovsky on effective charity marathon.

Jackie Glazier has signed a two-year contract to represent partypoker, and her former employers 888Poker has picked up Natalie Hof.

888Poker has partnered w/ WSOP Circuit to bring the WSOP tournaments to players via satellites running on the 888Poker network.

Chinese authorities arrest four suspects for scamming poker playing pigeon with marked cards and infrared contact lenses.

Full Flush Poker, the flagship site of the Equity Poker Network, blames software update for going offline, but not everyone's buying it.

France has finalized the bill that will allow its online poker liquidity sharing plan with other European countries to finally push through.

PokerStars signs on as lead sponsor and exclusive online poker sponsor of the Global Poker League, puts red spade logo on GPL's Cube.

PartyPoker announces new improvements to poker ecology, including anonymizing downloaded hand histories and banning seating scripts.

PokerStars launch an online version of its live Win the Button format; New Jersey Championship of Online Poker offering $1.2m guarantee.

The once mighty Ongame poker network reportedly tells its customers that it will shut down for good on Oct. 15.

3-Barrels: Svenska Spel extends IGT deal; 888 to host live Swedish Poker Championships; and Unibet delay the launch of Unibet Poker 2.0.