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Poker News Updates October 21, 2019

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Oct/21/2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 21, 2019. 


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6:08 pm ET - Party Poker is scrapping the majority of satellites that feed into specific tournaments and replacing them with satellites in which you win tournament dollars.

In the past, Party Poker has come in for a little criticism about the way the site manages its tournament satellites and only awards tickets for specifically target events with a shelf life of between seven and twenty-eight days. To be fair to the site, it has hardly kept the expiry dates a secret, and targeted satellites help “high risk” events meet their guarantees – which encourages the site to put on more. Source: PokerNewReport

1:18 pm ET - Reality Check: Postle Not the Only Cheater in the Game of Poker

1:05 pm ET - This poker dealer dressed up as a Chippendale at a Ladies poker tournament.  Some found it offensive, others found it …. well….just downright creepy.

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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Loads of Similarities Between Sports Betting and $7 Million Venom

Forget sports betting!  Who needs it anyway!  Put that handicapping pen away and get ready for your chance to win $7 million.  Mark the dates: July 24 to August 5.

NFL Star Cody Latimer Threatened to “Kill Everybody” at Poker Home Game

Cody Latimer Threatened to “Kill Everybody” at Poker Home Game, Dunbar Pleads Not Guilty

Washington Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer is accused of "threatening to kill everyone" at a home poker game after it was alleged an individual in attendance had committed a sexual assault on his 4-year-old son.  The incident occurred Friday night and just days after two other NFL players were accused in an armed robbery at a poker game.

Poker Director Matt Savage Convinced He Had Covid-19

Poker Director Matt Savage Convinced He Had Covid-19

Poker Director Matt Savage has had to deal with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and the possibility that live poker tournaments could be severely impacted for many more months to come.

Will Social Distancing Work With Live Poker? iPoker Set to Get 8 New Rooms

Will Social Distancing Work With Live Poker? iPoker Set to Get 8 New Rooms

Online poker has exploded over the last two months since the coronavirus pandemic resulted in much of the world having to stay in their homes.

Ed Norton and Bryan Cranston Among Favorites for Saturday's Celebrity Poker Tournament

A charity poker tournament to raise funds for COVID-19 relief is set for Saturday, and more than a few A-list celebrities are set to participate in the event. 

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