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Sasha Salinger breaks down the fantasy relevance of NFL players during Week 1 of football season. Some heavy hitters disappointed and some players that were written off made a huge impact. DraftKings features a $20 buy-in daily fantasy football contest with a $1 million first place prize. See what players you needed to draft to win $1 million and which players prevented you from winning $1 million on DraftKings. See what risky football player paid off and which players were a total fantasy bust.

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Posted: September 13, 2018, 7:12 am

The 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros partner with Global Poker to host a Poker Night that no one will soon forget. The SWAG is flowing and one person will win the opportunity to throw the first pitch at an Astros game at Minute Maid Park! Another sit and go winner will get a Hospitality suite for them and their nine friends. Baseball and poker seem to be a perfect match. Stay tuned for the upcoming Poker Night in San Francisco with the Giants. For more on the fastest growing poker site in the US check out: https://globalpoker.com/

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Posted: September 12, 2018, 5:09 pm

Sarah Herring asks Melanie Weisner 8 completely random questions to get to know her. What is her favorite quote? Biggest misconception about her? What was her best gift? What does she know about that you wouldn't know? Song she has memorized? Favorite TV show? The LIttle Mermaid or Silicon Valley? The Tudors or Serial. Get to know everything about Melanie in this short video from the World Series of Poker 2018. For more on 888poker check out: https://www.888poker.com Follow Melanie on Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanieweisner

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Posted: September 11, 2018, 6:56 pm

While in Houston for the Global Poker and Astros Poker Night, Sarah Herring heads out to explore the mystery behind Downtown's 6-7 miles of underground tunnels. The tunnels are climate controlled, contain restaurants, shops, gyms, and more, and connect more than 95 city blocks. Where did they come from? Why are they there? Who is in them? Herring talks to people in the underground system to get the story. To play on the fastest growing site in the US check out: https://globalpoker.com/

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Posted: September 10, 2018, 8:57 pm

WSOP Bracelet winner Ryan Laplante breaks down the biggest mistakes he sees beginner PLO players making. Laplante shares his insights to take your Pot Limit Omaha to the next level. It doesn't matter is you are playing the World Series of Poker or are playing Joey Ingram online, these tips will make you money. If you want to play poker be sure to check out: https://www.888poker.com/ Find more from Laplante here: pokerprotential.com or Twitter: https://twitter.com/Protentialmn

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Posted: September 6, 2018, 8:34 pm

With great risk can come great reward. Three wide receivers, one tight end, and one quarterback made our list of riskiest NFL players to draft in your season long 2018 fantasy football team. What makes a football player "risky?" We considered many factors including injury history, projected minutes, and volume of targets. All players on this list have a high ADP (average draft position) in mock drafts, meaning they're highly skilled, highly desirable, but also, high risk players.

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Posted: August 28, 2018, 6:46 pm

Muskan Sethi explains the allure of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. What is it about the WSOP that brings in people from all over the globe to compete for the elusive bracelet? Since there are so few live tournaments in India, Sethi explains that the volume of events plus the talent of players at the World Series of Poker make for a busy summer. In 2017 and 2018, there were a total of 3 India born bracelet winners. Sethi examines whether "Indians" will be the next "Germans" of poker.

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Posted: August 27, 2018, 2:44 am

In April of 2018, one of the world's largest online poker sites, PokerStars, signed Indian female poker player Muskan Sethi as one of their Team India Pros. PokerNews sat down with Sethi at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas to learn a little bit more about this poker player from New Delhi. With a population of over 1.3 billion people, India has become the focus of the poker industry. Sethi discusses the attitude towards poker in her home country and how she and her fellow PokerStars Team India Pro Aditya Agarwal hope to grow the game.

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Posted: August 22, 2018, 6:20 am

This weeks' "So THAT Happened" focuses on all the funny, unusual, and dramatic events that took place at the SHRPO tournament series at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida. Sasha Salinger checks in with Kelly Minkin, Danielle Anderson, Lily Kiletto, Dan Smith, Phil Hui, Nick Palma, and more! This post is sponsored by Global Poker. Play today at GlobalPoker.com and see why Global Poker is the fastest growing poker site for US players! Global Poker is available to players in the United States and Canada.

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Posted: August 15, 2018, 4:42 pm

The record breaking Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Main Event attracted the biggest names in the poker world. Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Bryn Kenney, David Peters, and Jason Koon all shelled out over $250K to play the exclusive Triton Poker Main Event Jeju. It was poker player Mikita Badziadouski who won the event for $5.2 million. Find out what Leong thinks of his opponent by watching below!

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Posted: August 1, 2018, 4:36 pm

Mikita Badziakouski wins the Triton Super High Roller Main event for $5,255,456. After winning the Triton Main Event three months ago in Montenegro, Badziakouski returned to the Triton Super High Roller Series in Jeju, South Korea. He topped the 55-entry competition including Jason Koon, David Peters, Bryn Kenney, Sam Greenwood, Phil Ivey, and several other top poker players. This is Badsziakouski's biggest live tournament score. He breaks down the pivotal hand in the tournament that doubled him up and led him to this historic win!

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Posted: August 1, 2018, 12:28 pm

Poker player Jason Koon has had quite a 2018. So far this year Koon has $9.7 million in poker tournament winnings. However, with a guarantee cash of $820K in the Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event, Jason Koon is going to have cashed for EIGHT figures so far this year. Despite those astounding tournament numbers, Koon talks to PokerNews about his love for cash games and why he finds them more laid back than tournament poker. As we have come to find out this week, Triton Hold 'Em (aka short deck poker) has been the most popular poker varietal here in Jeju. The buy-ins for that game can vary and Koon explains why. Be sure to watch the Twitch live stream of the Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event to see who will take down the first place prize of $5.2 MILLION: twitch.tv/tritonpoker

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Posted: August 1, 2018, 4:37 am
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Posted: June 5, 2016, 8:23 pm
We’ve moved! Search PokerNews Podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher, or go to https://audioboom.com/channel/pokernews-podcast. New RSS: https://audioboom.com/channels/4705206.rss See you there! 
Posted: June 5, 2016, 8:23 pm
Donnie is joined by JASON SOMERVILLE (!!!) in the Biggest Little City in the World for Run it Up Reno. 
Posted: May 29, 2016, 4:42 pm
Donnie is joined by JASON SOMERVILLE (!!!) in the Biggest Little City in the World for Run it Up Reno. 
Posted: May 29, 2016, 4:42 pm
The TOPDOLLARMAN himself, Paul Newey joins Remko at WPT Amsterdam. 
Posted: May 27, 2016, 8:59 pm
Howard Lederer dropped a bomb on Thursday, so naturally, Rich and Donnie discuss. They also try to meet Chicago Joey’s 10-voicemail challenge, to get an Isildur1 interview. 
Posted: May 20, 2016, 4:36 am
Remko, a faux Canadian, sits down with actual Canadian Max Greenwood to talk about his poker journey, his fellow poker-playing brothers, and more. 
Posted: May 19, 2016, 4:33 pm
Jason Mercier joins Remko to talk about prop betting at the World Series of Poker, his three-bracelet bet against Vanessa Selbst, and some of the high-stakes cash games he’s dabbling in. 
Posted: May 11, 2016, 4:01 pm
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