Zynga Poker to serve as primary sponsor for DiBenedetto at Phoenix

Enlisted Nine Fight Company, Pit Stops for Hope, Denny Hamlin (Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown), Kevin Harvick (KHI Management), and Darrell Waltrip (Waltrip Brothers Charity Championship) also join Go Fas Racing to support the team.

2018 World Series of Poker tournament dates, buy-ins, events and highlights

The 2018 World Series of Poker schedule features a record 78 gold bracelet events, with live coverage of both the $10,000 main event and the $1 million Big One for One Drop airing on ESPN.

Molly Bloom on her skiing career and the poker ring that inspired Oscar-nominated film ‘Molly’s Game’

From getting beaten up by the mob, to the colorful characters in her poker games, the Oscar-nominated “Molly’s Game” depicts the real life of former world-class skier Molly Bloom.

Werder Bremen forward Max Kruse launches motor racing team

WSOP – A look back at the year that was in poker in 2017

After 12 memorable months in the world of poker, Bernard Lee recaps the top 17 moments and stories of the year 2017, including the World Series of Poker main event, the expansion of online poker and a whole lot of history on the World Poker Tour.

World Series of Poker pro Fedor Holz invests in Team Envy, Dallas Fuel

Fedor Holz, a World Series of Poker bracelet winner in 2016, is making a bet away from the card table. He has purchased minority ownership in Team Envy and the Dallas Fuel, the teams and Holz announced Saturday.

Bryce Love runs right out of Christian McCaffrey’s Stanford shadow

Replacing a Heisman finalist was supposed to be Stanford’s toughest task. How fast that changed when Bryce Love stepped in and started breaking records. Then again, Love does just about everything fast.

NHL – Alex Ovechkin, Claude Giroux on the road to redemption

Expectations for Alex Ovechkin were, uh, tempered compared with previous seasons. After all, he was coming off a career-low goals total. He and a few others around the league are redeeming themselves with stellar early results.

NHL — Roberto Luongo on his Italian heritage, Twitter following and poker plans

Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo is known for his sharp Twitter wit and his prowess at the poker table. The two-time Olympic champion talks about racking up wins (and losses), his Italian heritage and if poker is in his plans for retirement.

Bennett coy on Thaiday’s Broncos future

Wayne Bennett is not letting on whether he is reconsidering keeping Sam Thaiday beyond 2018 after the forward has emerged as Brisbane’s Mr Fix-It.

WSOP winner’s friends turn $60 show of support into $40K each

A group of college friends who helped 2017 World Series of Poker main event winner Scott Blumstein pay his entry fee had their show of support rewarded in a big way.

Scott Blumstein wins 2017 World Series of Poker main event, $8.15 million purse

Scott Blumstein dominated the final table from start to finish and finally took out Dan Ott early Sunday to win the 2017 World Series of Poker main event, taking home an $8.15 million purse.

Scott Blumstein widens chip lead on Day 2 of World Series of Poker main event

Scott Blumstein, who has held the chip lead for all but a few brief moments of the WSOP final table, finished Friday with 226.45 million, nearly 63 percent of the total chips in play, as the main event is down to its final three players.

Braves beat Dodgers 12-3 after Wood unravels in 1st loss

Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam off previously unbeaten Alex Wood to highlight Atlanta’s 12-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

Scott Blumstein takes big 2017 World Series of Poker main event lead after epic pot with John Hesp

After winning a 156 million chip pot against English amateur John Hesp, Scott Blumstein ended the first day of the 2017 World Series of Poker’s final table with a commanding lead of 178.3 million.

Gambling – “A Queen of sorts”, the 30 for 30 podcast

“Imagine the person who the coolest people in the world think is the coolest, most intimidating, mysterious person that they know, that they all want to hang out with. And that’s Phil Ivey.” Here is the latest 30 for 30 podcast: “A Queen of Sorts.”