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People News: McDonald’s chess bet; Negreanu about VPNs; RIP Sam Grizzle; Trickett & Elias fathers; Seidel’s first podcast interview; Kevin Martin folds the nuts

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. Mike McDonald’s chess bet The basketball is still warm and already Mike McDonald has been involved in prop bet talks on Twitter. This time it’s about chess. It all started with Vegas pro Dan Smith tweeting […]

Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

We have teamed up with 888poker! The poker room will be offering exclusive $100 freerolls to Somuchpoker followers every Sunday! The field size is expected to be small, you have a great chance to get your hands on some easy money. You do not have to make any sort of deposit to play the freeroll, just […]

Online Poker News: Operators leaving India; Chico Poker DDoS attack; Tournament action on iPoker, Sky Poker & Winamax; Run It Once teases Sit & Gos

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. Operators leaving India Operators like PokerStars, Adda52, PokerBaazi and Spartan Poker are leaving the Indian state Andhra Pradesh following the criminalization of online gambling. We already reported about Bodog pulling out of India […]

Live poker makes a slow comeback in Vegas and Atlantic City

Months into the Covid-19 situation that shook the global economy, live poker is finally making a slow return to the industry’s most prominent scenes. Las Vegas and Atlantic City, mainly known for its wide variety of entertainment offerings, were once booming with crowds prior to the effects of the pandemic. With live poker inevitably put […]

Everything you need to know about the new German online poker regulation

Germany has been a vibrant gambling gray area for many years and it will now finally pass a new gambling law on 1st July 2021. The Glücksspielneuregulierungstaatsvertrag (GlüneuRStV) or Interstate Treaty 2021 will be the first to legally allow online gambling across all 16 states in the country. In order to support a smooth transition […]

People News: Lex Veldhuis streams again; Polk & Negreanu drama; JRB’s half drama; Gus Hansen domesticated?; Kevin Martin & JNandez join GGSquad; Vegas vloggers are back

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. Lex Veldhuis streams again On 8th October, after two months of absence poker legend Lex Veldhuis announced his return to the Twitch world with a tweet. STREAM 3.0A new chapter begins this Sunday — Lex […]

Phil Ivey emerges with some new fascinating stories

While many have only heard of Phil Ivey from recent developments of his popularized edge sorting case against Borgata, the poker superstar remains an iconic character in the poker industry with thousands of fans admiring the 43-year-old pro. Regarded as one of the best poker players of all time, Ivey is still at the top […]

WPT Asia Online Series: Abhinav Iyer “OBellaCiao”, Loris51, DontWantARiver, BetAddict, Xiasong Zhu “zgheinan”, & clockmaker lift WPT trophies; China wins Nation’s Cup 1st Week Leaderboard; btones1 wins the freeroll

Another week of thrilling action at the WPT Asia Online Series taking place at online platform Natural8 – GG Network. Of the 17 remaining trophies, six were claimed this past week. Israel took home two – DontWantARiver and BetAddict -, two for China – Xiaosong Zhu “zgheinan” and Loris51 -, one for clockmaker and Abhinav Iyer […]

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