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Pinnacle Entertainment Wins Auction For Epic Poker League, Heartland Poker Tour

On Wednesday, a bankruptcy auction was held for the assets of Federated Sports & Gaming, which include the failed Epic Poker League and the Heartland Poker Tour. Five parties took part in placing a bid, including All In Production, William Hill PLC, Pinnacle Entertainment Inc, as well... Read more

Epic Poker League: Andrew Lichtenberger Leads Final Table

Christmas came early for Andrew Lichtenberger; he came fourth in the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event for a score worth over $200,000 and now he headlines the final table of the Epic Poker League’s third Main Event of their season as the... Read more

Michael DiVita Threatens Lawsuit Against Epic Poker League

Prior to playing Epic Poker League’s $20,000 Main Event, the EPL holds a Pro/Am tournament where the top ten survivors win their buy-in into the Main Event. On September 3, Michael DiVita was one of those players but the EPL’s Standards and Ethic Committee had learned that... Read more

EPL: Mike “Timex” McDonald Earns Ring

97 of the world’s elite players started out with a mission to be the next Epic Poker League Main Event champion, but as we all know there can only be one winner and this time it was Mike “Timex” McDonald who would earn his first EPL Champion... Read more

EPL: Main Event Day 2

An active Day 2 saw the field of the Epic Poker League’s second Main Event of the tour reduced to just 23 players. Among the early eliminations were Scott Clements, Ben Lamb and David “ODB” Baker. As the day progressed, Phil Hellmuth, Chau Giang, Justin Bonomo, Mike... Read more

EPL $20k 8-Handed No Limit Hold’em: Day 1

Jaime Kaplan has the early chip lead after the end of Day 1 action at the Epic Poker League’s second $20k Main Event. Kaplan originally was not going to play the event after being the bubble boy for the Pro/Am qualifier. However, Michael DiVita, who placed 8th... Read more

Greg Mueller Shares Win In EPL Pro/Am Event, Tackles Chip Thief

The Epic Poker League $1,500 Pro/Am event completed today with the top nine players winning a $20,000 buy-in into the Main Event that starts tomorrow.¬†Greg “FBT” Mueller, Nam Le and Phil Hellmuth were the most notable players winning their entry. The win caps an eventful weekend for... Read more

Chimo Rheem Placed On Probation By EPL

Chino Rheem has been placed on probation after the Epic Poker League’s Standards and Conduct Committee held a hearing to deal with the complaints being issued by other professional players. Rheem recently won the EPL’s inaugural event Main Event for a 1$ million dollar first prize, but... Read more

Chino Rheem Wins Inaugural Epic Poker League Event

Chino Rheem bested an elite final table, that included the likes of Erik Seidel, Jason Mercier and Huck Seed, to win the $1 million prize and Epic Poker League’s inaugural first prize ring. The win didn’t come without some controversy, however, as it appears Rheem owes many... Read more

Epic Poker League: Day 3

The $20,000 Epic Poker League Six-Handed Main Event is on it’s third day and saw 18 players battle down to the final table. Eugene Katachalov, Sam Trickett and Adam Levy were among the stars eliminated during an intense day of action. Here’s how the final table looks:... Read more

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Controversy During $50k Poker Player Championship

The $50k Poker Player Championship is considered one of the more prestigious events at the World Series of Poker, so there is no surprise that... Read more

2012 WSOP: Rule 88 Causes ‘Tweet’ Controversy

Every year, the WSOP goes through several rule changes that they put into place to try an enhance play. Many of these rules are necessary... Read more