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Durrrr Challenge Part 2: Jungleman

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Online poker titan Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan had us hanging with his challenge against another titan of poker, Patrik Antonius. However, before that challenge came to an end, durrrr entered a new challenge this time against Dan ‘Jungleman12’ Cates. The challenge has been ongoing, and the two players met at the tables once more on Monday night.

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CardPlayer Announces Player of the Year

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Every year the popular gaming magazine CardPlayer picks a lucky gambling figure as the “Player of the Year”. This year the winner is not a traditional poker figure, but it is a player who recently emerged from the shades in the online poker world to the live poker arena.

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2010 Poker Cheating Scandals?

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Recently, Sam Simon, the co-creator of one of the most popular animated TV series ‘The Simpsons’, talked to the Las Vegas Review Journal and informed them of some cheating scandals he has witnessed this year.

The first scandal that Simon talked about was the fact that one of the greatest titans of poker, a high stakes professional poker player has continued to lose millions of money due to a

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WSOP Crowns New Champion: Jonathan Duhamel

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The final stage for the avid November 9 finally came and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) crowned a champion for 2010. This time it was Canadian poker player Jonathan Duhamel who took the bracelet home along with the $8.9 million first prize.

7,319 players began the battle for the coveted 2010 WSOP Main Event bracelet and these were the players who proved to be the strongest with their respective chip counts at the beginning of the final table:

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Sorel Mizzi Involved in Cheating Scandal Rumours… Again

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I never thought Sorel Mizzi was a bad poker player, but it seems like he is just too greedy and keeps trying to make money the easy way. In the past few years Mizzi has been involved in several cheating scandals related to multi-accounting, colluding, amongst others.

Once more, Sorel Mizzi is being tracked down in relation to a cheating scandal that has not been confirmed.

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Gus Hansen’s Night Results in a -$556,270 Fest

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The virtual high stakes poker games never seize to amaze me. The pros just throw crazy amounts of money in which makes the action more intense and enjoyable everytime (regardless of how the games make me wish I had THAT much money available to gamble).

Anyway, Gus Hansen had been on a hot streak over the past couple of weeks but lately he dropped over half a million at the tables against some of the toughest opponents in a six-hours long gambling session.

First he played against Di ‘Urindanger’ Dang and he lost over $57,000 in 176 hands of $500/$1000 Cap Pot Limit Omaha. Next came Ilari ‘Ziigmund’ Sahamies who played against Hansen for nearly three hours and drained $375,282 from him in 686 hands.

Sahamies logged off and along came

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PokerStars Announces New TV Show

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The largest online poker room in the world is preparing for the launch of their new poker TV show ‘The PokerStars Big Game’.

The show will have a high stakes cash game format with a

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Durrrr’s Live Challenge Episode 2 is Out

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We already saw the first part of Durrrr’s Live Challenge so if you got hooked the good news are that you can now watch the second episode online too.

If you missed out on this, Durrrr’s Live Challenge was played in London in November 2009 and he faced three opponents heads up. Each player brought

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Cole South Takes $1.1 Million from Top Pros in 1 Day

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The Full Tilt Poker high stakes games are always extremely interesting to watch. Mainly because the world’s top pros compete there and bet mad money at every game. Last week the action got intense when Cole South had a super week at the high stakes table.

South probably scored his highest record for one day ever taking $1.1 million away from the other players. He took about $750,000 from recognized pro Ilari ‘Ziigmund’ Sahamies and another $350,000 from great poker player Patrik Antonius.

Cole South also managed to take the largest pot of the year so far off Ziigmund with a value of $634,777. The day prior to this, South had been playing Phil Ivey heads up at 300/600 PLO and took $152,000. Cole South is on fire!

Watch some videos of the above described titan matches clicking here.

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Viktor Blom Denies Being Isildur1

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If you were already excited thinking that you knew the identity of Isildur1 then I have got some bad news for you. Apparently, Viktor Blom gave out an interview to Bluff Europe Magazine and when asked about his possible pseudonym he said