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  1. About Last Night: Oh, New York, Oh, New York, No

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finding the perfect throwback NFL tie for your big media appearance, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Knicks continued their early-season troubles, as they fell 102-97 to the Charlotte Bobcats while losing d...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  2. Ray Donovan Executive Producer Bryan Zuriff Leaves the Show After...

    Amos Barshad

    Back in April, the U.S. attorney in New York brought charges against a group of Russians alleged to control a sprawling criminal enterprise that included a bicoastal celebrity poker game originally run out of Tobey Maguire's house. At that point, whi...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  3. The Curious Case of Poker Pro Phil Ivey's Punto Banco Rake

    David Hill

    Last August, in Britain's oldest private gambling club, the professional poker player and gambler Phil Ivey went on a hot streak. It was his second night in a row at Crockfords in Mayfair. The previous night he and his unnamed companion, a Chinese wo...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  4. The oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker, in which Chri...

    Eric Raskin

    The oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker, in which an amateur named Moneymaker turned $39 into $2.5 million and the poker boom was born.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  5. B.S. Report: Guest Host Jay Caspian Kang

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Jay Caspian Kang's novel, The Dead Do Not Improve, was released Tuesday by Hogarth/Random House. Today, he guest-hosts the B.S. Report while Bill Simmons is in London. Jay's guest is Haralabos Voulgaris, NBA bettor and high-stakes poker player. They ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. The PokerStars purchase of Full Tilt, the $731 million settlement...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Tuesday's Full Tilt settlement and a trip to the richest poker tournament in the history of the world.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  7. Remembering poker legend Amarillo Slim

    Greg Dinkin

    T.A. "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr. (1928–2012).

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  8. James McManus on Full Tilt poker and Black Friday

    James McManus

    The author of Positively Fifth Street and Cowboys Full joins Grantland for a look into the online scandal.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  9. Justin Timberlake to Star in Musical Biopic as Non-Singing Person...

    Amos Barshad

    Justin Timberlake will star in Spinning Gold, a biopic on record producer Neil Bogart, who ran Casablanca Records in the 1970s and had a hand in the careers of KISS, Parliament, Donna Summer, and the Village People. So JT, former beloved pop star, is...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  10. About Last Night: Full Tilt Ponzi

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday The U.S. Attorney's office has amended the complaint against Full Tilt Poker, an online gambling site, to note that it was run as a "massive Ponzi scheme."...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  11. A-Rod and Spider-Man Are (ALLEGEDLY) Just a Couple Regular Dudes,...

    Ethan Trex

    Between the righteous indignation over Alex Rodriguez's alleged involvement in illegal gambling and the countervailing righteous indignation over Major League Baseball's alleged anger about the situation, we're all missing the most hilarious part of ...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  12. The best features on Grantland this week

    Grantland Staff

    A look at some of our best pieces from the past week.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  13. Colson Whitehead on the World Series of Poker

    Colson Whitehead

    The first in an ongoing series from the World Series of Poker.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  14. NBA Finals poker with the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat: An 8 a...

    Bill Simmons

    LeBron James is nowhere to be found, while Dirk Nowitzki finally arrives.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011