HERE'S THE RUNDOWN
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Pro poker player Griffin Benger doesn't regret blasting his rival, Will Kassouf, for bullying him and other players ... but admits the pair of aces in his hand gave him courage to do it.
Griffin was on "TMZ Live" to break down the video of his battle at the World Series of Poker -- which went viral Monday. In case you missed it, GB went off on Kassouf, calling him verbally abusive. This all went down with $27.8 million in the pot!
He explained what was really behind his outburst, and it sounds like someone had to be the hero that night. Griffin just stepped up.
RZA has broken his silence ... condemning Azealia Banks for the confrontation with Russell Crowe ... claiming Russell was simply trying to prevent her from intentionally cutting another guest with a glass.
RZA came on "TMZ Live" and told us ... Russell did indeed spit at Azealia like she claims, but he didn't choke her ... nor did he hurl the n-word. He also said she was out of control and violent ... and hinted she was wasted.
RZA says he told cops the same story he told us. Azealia has filed a battery report with the BHPD.
Racing legend Mario Andretti says he's still a full pedal to the metal Donald Trump supporter -- even though he had dinner with President Obama at the White House Tuesday night.
Andretti appeared on "TMZ Live" and spilled his guts about the State Dinner to honor Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ... a dinner that included huge stars like Jerry Seinfeld and Chance the Rapper.
So, we had to ask if the Obama event swayed his vote one way or the other -- and he made it very clear he's Team Trump all the way.
He did appear on "Celebrity Apprentice" after all ...