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Online Poker News Archive - December 2015

Felix Powers Death Leaves Poker Void

December 18, 2015 - The death of poker legend Felix Powers will leave a void in the game of poker that is much more about entertainment and personality that just merely the game itself, Powers passed away at the age of 62 and was renowned for making TV poker something that became as much about entertainment than about merely dry tournaments and strategies. Powers was a character far more than a celebrated genius of poker but he will be remembered positively for giving much needed personality to a game that sometimes is filled by wild and crazy young guys and wannabe bluffers.

Joe McKeehen Takes World Series of Poker at 24 Years of Age

December 18, 2015 - A star was born at the 2015 World Series of Poker as Joe McKeehen took the bracelet as the 2015 WSOP Main Event Champion with a jackpot of over $7.6 million. The 24 year old champion from Philadelphia led wire to wire at the final table. Along the way McKeehen knocked out the best known pro poker player of them all in Daniel Negreanu. McKeehen has career earnings of over $11 million and is not going anywhere anytime soon with a future that looks to be unlimited.

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