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Freddy Deeb Narrowly Misses 3rd WPT Title

It was not third time lucky for Freddy Deeb as he could not claim his third WPT Legends of Poker title.


There were 786 poker players competing at the 2015 WPT Legends of Poker tournament and the title eventually went to Mike Shariati. It was a loss that could not be so easily digested by Freddy Deeb as he came very close to winning the title and had to miss out to Shariati who made a very good comeback to win it.

This was the $3,700 buy-in main event at the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker held at the Bicycle casino in California. The event was a thrilling and exciting one and Freddy was looking to get himself alongside Anthony Zinno, Gus Hansen, and Carlos Mortensen to win the WPT title three times. But, that did not happen despite Deeb showing his class and why he is regarded as one of the legends of the poker game. Read more »

AP Awards Announced By GPI

The Global Poker Index has announced its date of American poker award.


The announcement is done on the Twitter account of GPI. According to the declaration, the GPI American Poker third annual Award will take place at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills. The date for the ceremony is also declared. It will take place on 23 February 2017.

Complete schedule of the award ceremony will go like this; the event will kick off with the conference of American Poker. Timing for the same will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. At the conference the panels will discuss on the player’s requirement, formats of town hall and industry collaboration.

After the conference, reception will take place. Timing for the reception will be 7 p.m. After the reception, the award ceremony will take place. And the ceremony will start at 8 pm. The award ceremony will be followed by dinner. Read more »

Phil Ivey and iTEAM Network introduces new DFS offering

iTEAM Network, based in Las Vegas, and poker pro Phil Ivey have declared that they are collaborating in launching a brand new daily fantasy sports product called – PhilIveyDFS that would make its debut next month.  The site would start as a DFS-based skin on iTEAM Network that uses a network of such skins in a way similar to, as well as likely derived from, the business model behind a lot of the world’s biggest online-poker networks.

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Ivey stated that over the last few years, he has been looking for several ways to share with fans his view on Daily Fantasy Sports. He was honored to have several options but iTEAM Network’s concentration on compliance as well as the core technology, with the leadership of Gabe Hunterton, finally made it a quite an easy decision.
iTEAM Network’s CEO Hunterton told that they are always looking for great brands as well as partners in the world of fantasy games. There is not elite-level individual that fans want to follow and know from more than Phil Ivey.

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Ari Engel Charges to lead in the 2015 WPT Canadian Spring Championship on Day 2 and the field is left with 45

World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship of 2015 partypoker.net had a quick Day 2 and after eight levels of play the field of 151 poker players was reduced to 45 and in the money. The event was conducted on Sunday at the Playground Poker Club situated in Montreal, Quebec.

Mike Leah was on the lead with big chip count and it took not much time to lose the advantage as he lost to Nicholas Palma with a huge pot against the opponent’s set of aces. The lost the rest when he shoved of a flush draw against the pocket aces of Kevin Singh and finally failing to make the cut. The lead was then grabbed by EricAfriat, the 2014 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Champion; however the day was hogged by Ari Engel.

Engel has been knocking down minor leagues of poker for several years with wins from World Series of Poker Circuit and also a title from Heartland Poker Tour but has been unable to win a truly major event. He took one step closer today to a WPT win, and also became the only player to build a $1-million chip count while constructing notable lead. Read more »

National Heads-Up Poker Championship 2008 Episode 3 2/9

Freddy Deeb Video clip Score: five / five

National Heads-Up Poker Championship 2008 Episode 4 5/9

Freddy Deeb Movie Rating: five / 5