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European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011 – Day 2 Chip Leaders

European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011
The European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011 chip leaders included 6 players in the top 10 (chip counts) who were not even from Europe.

Joe Sebok Talks UB.com After Parting Ways With Online Poker Room

Joe Sebok
I apologize to those of you who have reached out to me recently regarding UB post Black Friday as I have been unable to comment on things.

UB.com, Absolute Poker Part Ways With Pros

UB.com, Absolute Poker
UB.com, Absolute Poker issue statement parting ways with pros

Somach: Did Poker Kill Bin Laden?

Bin Laden Poker
Rumor - bust of the operators of three major online poker rooms by U.S. Feds was part of the operation that led to the killing this month of Osama bin Laden.

European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011 Winner is Bertrand 'ElkY Grospellier

European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011 Winner is Bertrand 'ElkY Grospellier
Team PokerStars Bertrand 'ElkY Grospellier has won the €25,000 High Roller event at the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Grand Final in Madrid.

Blanca Games Issues Statement re: Costa Rica Raids on Absolute Poker, UB.com Office

UB.com
Blanca Games Inc. (“Blanca”), operator of online poker rooms Absolute Poker and UB, issued the following statement today:

Fernando Brito Poker Player of the Year: Season 7 EPT

Fernando Brito Poker Player of the Year:  Season 7 EPT
Portuguese poker sensation Fernando Brito is about to be named Poker Player of the Year at the Season 7 EPT Awards

Somach: Expect Exodus of Online Poker Shills

The announcement Wednesday by poker pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt that he's quitting as paid spokesman for online poker room Poker Stars is likely the start of a trend.

DoylesRoom Ushers in May with $1 Million in Guarantees and Another $65k Rake Race

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New and existing players from the US and around the world stand to win big at DoylesRoom this May.

UB.com Absolute Poker “Bankruptcy” Fears a bit Premature

UB.com and Absolute Poker seem intent on staying in business and, as such, fears of a “looming bankruptcy” might be a bit premature.

Poker Players Alliance Schedules May 23, 24 Washington, DC Fly-in

Members of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, will travel to Washington, D.C., May 23rdand 24thto

More Fallout from Online Poker Black Friday: Dusty Schmidt Splits from PokerStars

Dusty Schmidt Splits from PokerStars
Poker pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt, who for the last year and a half has been a paid spokesman for online poker room Poker Stars, has abruptly quit that position

Woe, Canada, Top Poker Pro is High School Dropout

Top poker player High School Dropouts in terms of tournament winnings

Poker Meets UFC for Japan Relief Charity Poker Tournament

Shane Carwin
Do you think you have what it takes to beat UFC’s Shane Carwin, Chris Camozzi and other MMA fighters at Poker!?

Lock Poker Disqualifies Jose Girah Macedo from Bluff Pro Challenge for Multi Accounting

Jose Girah Macedo
Lock is disappointed to announce that their new LockPRO ELITE team member, Jose "Girah" Macedo has been disqualified.

Holder: Case Against Online Poker Sites Involved Substantial Money

Holder poker
Eric Holder said the April 15 indictments of the three largest US-facing online poker enterprises revolved around the money flow and that substantial financial black hole created

Breaking: Absolute Poker and UB to focus on Non-U.S Markets and Software Biz

UB.com
Blanca Games Inc., owner and operator of online poker rooms Absolute Poker and UB, issued the following statement re: leaving US market

Online Poker Prosecutor Preet Bharara Goes After Deutsche Bank

Preet Bharara
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who has become synonymous with the online poker crackdowns of April 11, is now going after a new target.

Was Bin Ladin Assassination Tied to Online Poker Clampdown?

Bin Ladin Online Poker Connection
The poker community is buzzing over a rumor that the recent assassination of al-queda leader Osama Bin-Laden came as a result of an April 15 crackdown on three of the largest online poker rooms. 

England’s Rupert Elder Wins EPT San Remo Final for €930,000

British pro Rupert Elder has won EPT7 San Remo for a giant first prize of €930,000 after besting a gripping and star-studded final table.

Pro Poker League Selects First Players

Pro Poker League
The professional poker league hoping to become the world's PGA for card players has determined criteria for its invitations and picked more than 200 people to compete in its first tournaments.

DoJ Oversight Hearing: Holder Doesn’t Know if Poker is Game of Skill

DoJ Oversight Hearing Poker Eric Holder
The House Judiciary Committee held a Department of Justice oversight hearing Tuesday morning with a short question related to whether poker is a game of skill or chance.

Online Poker Prodigy Jose Girah Macedo Wins the Bluff Pro Challenge

Jose Girah Macedo
Lock Online Poker is excited to announce that their new LockPRO ELITE team member. Jose "Girah" Macedo has taken the number one spot in the Bluff Pro Challenge!

UB.com Loses More Than Three Quarters of Its Online Poker Traffic

UB.com
It’s been a hard fall for UB.com and Absolute Poker as the network has lost more than three quarters of its online poker traffic post-indictments.

Tatjana Pasalic Becomes Part of Team Bodog

Tatjana Pasalic Bodog
Voted the sexiest in poker by Gambling911.com readers, Tatjana Pasalic has just signed on with Bodog Poker.
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