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A Chat with Jason Somerville about Chat Plays Poker

Jason Somerville has long been one of the most creative and innovative content creators in the entire poker industry. In this interview, we chat with the Team PokerStars Pro about his newest creation called Chat Plays Poker.

Taking place in the dedicated Run It Up Studio, Chat Plays Poker is live streamed with no delay on Twitch, enabling a heretofore impossible level of engagement with viewers. We’ve got the scoop!

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Israel’s 2nd Annual Variety Charity Poker Tournament Raises $300,000 for Special Needs Children

For just the second time, Israel played host to a large-scale charity poker tournament fundraiser. Attended by local celebs, business people, and other notables, the event succeeded in raising $300,000 for special needs children through the Variety Fund. Notably, the event’s profile was boosted by the participation of poker pros Melanie Weisner, Michael Mizrachi, and Patrik Antonius, who flew in from abroad to play and show their support for the charitable organization’s efforts.

Here’s our recap, which includes some videos and pictures that really capture the special feel of the night’s festivities.

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Happy 12th: In Appreciation of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s Longevity, Consistency, and Enduring Enthusiasm

Longtime poker media member Bernard Lee is proudly celebrating the 12th anniversary of his eponymous poker radio show. Having consistently delivered interesting, entertaining, excellent poker radio content to legions of fans all over the world, a dozen years on the air is certainly worthy of celebration.

To celebrate, Bernard will be having big name guests on the show throughout the summer and will be doing $1,200 worth of giveaways to his loyal listeners. Read on for more details, as well as for our words of tribute.

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120 Straight Hours of Cash Game Poker

Zach Gensler doesn’t have a WPT title, WSOP bracelet, or impressive Hendon Mob profile to his name, but he loves the game of poker and wants to go down as part of the game’s history.

In June he will be attempting to break Phil Laak’s Guinness World Record for longest continuous poker session by playing cash games for 120 hours straight.