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Poker News | The Inside Shuffle

Poker and gambling news slides off the daily edge of news reporting so fast that the key reports are sometimes lost before they are read. The Inside Shuffle provides the opportunity to look back over a day or a week's news and also discover current news without searching for it.

The Inside Shuffle: Shark Cage Finale; Layers of Paul Phua; and More

Here it is...2015 is already crashing through the first week of what we hope is going to be an incredible year for poker and an incredible year for all of us topped with peace and harmony, good health and wealth, and so many poker hands dealt out...

Paul PhuaThe Inside Shuffle: The Shark Cage; Phua World Cup Betting Case; and More

Have you ever taken a seat in a poker game where you were convinced the players seated with you all had dorsal fins? Is there an advantage to being a minnow when you're facing off with some of the world's best players? Perhaps. If the same...

Gus HansenThe Inside Shuffle: The Great Dane is Back; The Shark Cage; and The Works

It's crazy how you can never get poker out of your blood once you get used to the action and excitement of the game, and even when you leave the battle of the green felt wars for a short timeout, or an extended vacation from the game, you always...

Tim GiardinaThe Inside Shuffle: Navy Vice Admiral Linked to Fake Poker Chips; Howard Lederer at PHOF Induction; More...

After a little over two-weeks of silence, we are back in action. That means The Inside Shuffle is ready to roll off the presses with some old news and new news but don't roll your eyes just yet. You might like what we have in store for you today...

The Inside Shuffle: The Shark Cage; Lawmaker Jokers; Save the Aviation Club

How many times have you marveled at the government's interpretation of poker? None? May we ask what planet you're living on if a slightly mystified look doesn't come across your face when confronted with a S-T-O-O-P-I-D remark by a politician...

Mike MatusowThe Inside Shuffle: Mike Matusow Spinal Surgery; @BrokeLiving JRB Not as Broke; Phil Ivey Goes to Pot

Taking a little swing through the poker news mainstream brings us to a follow-up on Jean-Robert Bellande's weight loss bet and a run through Phil Ivey's latest venture that is public knowledge -- he is obviously a man of many hats and could have...

PokerStars.comThe Inside Shuffle: PokerStars Rake Increase; @BrokeLivingJRB Weight Loss Bet; and More

When the word 'rake' is mentioned, one usually envisions yard cleanup -- except when it's used in conjunction with poker. Put poker and rake together in the same conversation and it creates a rift between poker players and room management as a...

WSOP ChipsThe Inside Shuffle - WSOP Main Event; Interactive Gaming System in NV; Memorable WSOP Meltdowns

It's a given that when the World Series of Poker kicks off, the rest of the poker world goes semi-comatose in response to the all-encompassing-action and opportunity offered at the world's biggest poker festival. If chips could talk, what...

Doyle Brunson by Barry Jazz FinneganThe Inside Shuffle: The WSOP Main Event; Amaya Gaming Listing; Doyle Brunson's Last Main Event?

As long as there are two people still able to hold and deal a deck of cards, a game of poker will roll on through eternity. The rules may change, new formats may be added, but one thing is certain, the players will eventually always change. One...

Tony GThe Inside Shuffle: Tony G Readies for Government; UFC President Banned; Global Poker Masters; and The Works

Who could have known that Tony G would win a seat to European Parliament? And possibly be the world’s greatest hope in bringing poker to the w-h-o-l-e world? Seriously? Anyone that can trash talk Ralph Perry while busting him, and get away...

2014 WSOP Gold BraceletThe Inside Shuffle: WSOP Cannons Shoot Cash; Bill Jordanou out on Bail; Ronaldo Plays Bebeto Heads-up; and The Works

The 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is underway and the next six weeks will bring a continual flood of tournament reports on every media outlet that revolves around poker. Of course there are other tidbits, flashbacks, and news around the world...

Ryan Eriquezzo - World Poker TourThe Inside Shuffle: Hansen Wins; American Gaming Reneges; Eriquezzo Disqualified; and The Works

Ask your doctor for an IV of liquid Dramamine and get ready for the dizzying ride in online poker's nosebleed stakes. The up and down swings can make you dizzy while you feed your need for speed vicariously through the reports of those that seem...

The Inside Shuffle: NJ Online gaming fraud, Borgata sued, Pull up a chair – there’s more!

After reading/listening to all of the skewed information that's been tossed about in the media concerning the inability to safely regulate online gambling by the likes of Sheldon Adelson and others that try to 'nanny' those of us that want to play...

Dewey TomkoThe Inside Shuffle: Dewey Tomko Hoax; Dutch Boyd loses in court; Shaun Deeb SCOOPs a boy

A lot of life events are preserved in the history of 'he said, she said' and 'they' and if you are wondering who 'they' is, it's you and me when we're not around. Tales are told, gossip wags tongues, and somewhere, sometimes when the smoke clears...

Dan Bilzerian - the Instagram KingThe Inside Shuffle: Poker tarnished by poker pros; the Instagram King; the Poker Princess gets probation

What is the essence of a poker game? The answer could be a walk through life entwined with our own integrity and honesty. Why do we play poker? To beat our fellow man/woman in a card game and take their chips BUT this beating has to be done fair...

PokerStars TableThe Inside Shuffle – PokerStars aligns CA Online Poker; Packer offer on Cosmopolitan; Nahmad opts art for kids

Shuffling through news related to poker can sometimes fill a book or two, or just end up with a flat-line that's completely boring. We'll take you through a few points of interest today that you may already know...or not...but always check with us...

The Inside Shuffle – It’s April Fools’ Day

Just because it’s April Fools’ Day doesn’t mean we are going to run a bluff on you and not furnish you with some great reading material, we are. We just thought we’d toss out the fact that many a prank is pulled on the 1st day of April by...

The Inside Shuffle: More Adelson monkey biz, ElkY’s case for freezeouts, Play the Aspers Accumulator, and more

Not one of our favorite subjects, but like a bloated blowfly that continues to buzz around your head and dive bomb at your face now and then when cold weather drives them in, Sheldon Adelson's batch of trained monkeys politicians did the dirty...

Nolan DallaThe Inside Shuffle - Dalla dishes on Abboud; Tomko sells out; Adelson-backed bill introduction

The poker world may collect a lot of oddballs and misfits according to those that aren't in the business, but there are many highly trained professionals, like doctors, lawyers, accountants, judges, teachers -- yes, this list could go on forever...

Chris Moorman 2014 WPT LA Poker ClassicThe Inside Shuffle - Shot clock alternative; Trickett signs; Moorman is a poker machine

The world of poker pits man and woman against a deck of cards. No, wait! It's everyone against everyone using a deck of cards as the equalizer and chips as ammunition. Somewhere in the middle of all the chip clatter and table chatter, the game...

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