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Doyle Brunson to Jenny Woo: Congrats on Pregnancy, No Hanky Panky in Punta Cana

Doyle Brunson
Doyle Brunson was thrilled to learn that’s Jenny Woo is pregnant but warned:  “Be careful in Punta Cana”.

Poker Player of the Year Rankings 2011: Eugene Katchalov

Eugene Katchalov
The Poker Player of the Year rankings for 2011 have Eugene Katchalov on top at Bluff Magazine and coming in at number 3 this week at Card Player.

Borgata Poker Open 2011 End of Day 1a Chip Leaders Include Vanessa Selbst

Borgata Poker Open 2011
The Borgata Poker Open 2011 could reach up to 1400 registrants.  460 entered the $3,500 buy-in event during Day 1a.

No Word on Full Tilt Poker Status Yet

Full Tilt Poker
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission has yet to determine the fate of Full Tilt Poker following an all day private meeting Monday

Doyle Brunson to Play in EPT London 2011

Doyle Brunson EPT London
Doyle Brunson announced on his Twitter page this past weekend that he will be playing in the upcoming EPT London tournament.

Full Tilt Family Affair: Scott Lederer Ran Full Tilt Poker Store

Full Tilt Poker Store reported exclusively on Monday morning that Scott Lederer, a cousin of Howard Lederer, started the popular Full Tilt Poker store

Full Tilt Poker Fate to be Determined Monday

Full Tilt Poker
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) is set to meet with representatives from beleaguered online poker firm Full Tilt Poker on Monday to determine whether that group will have its license reinstated.

Partouche Poker Tour Cannes 2011 Final Table Determined

Partouche Poker Tour Cannes 2011 Final Table
The Partouche Poker Tour Cannes 2011 final table has been set with Great Britain’s Sam Trickett leading the way.

Massachusetts Wants Online Poker: Boston Globe Explains Why

Massachusetts Online Poker
The state of Massachusetts is the latest to seriously consider legalizing online poker.

Online Poker Player Pops $552,075 Jackpot at DoylesRoom

online poker
l5822l takes home $165,000 by losing with a straight flush at DoylesRoom’s Bad Beat Jackpot tables

The Manny Pacquiao World Poker Event to be Held in December

The Manny Pacquiao World Poker Event
The Manny Pacquiao World Poker Event is coming and, judging by the popularity of this amazing fighter, this tournament should be a smashing success.

Lock Poker Recognized by Malta Government as an Intermediary of Alfard Malta Ltd

Lock Poker
A bit of confusion occurred late last month when the Maltese Government released a statement on its website suggesting that Lock Poker, an online skin of the popular Merge Gaming Network, had displayed a license seal without authorization.

Registered Sex Offender Michael Divita Creeps Out Hardended Listeners of Quadjacks

Michael Divita
To say that listeners of the popular Quadjacks radio podcast show were in shock during Wednesday night’s interview with a registered sex offender dismissed from the Epic Poker League would be an understatement.

Former FBI Director Joins Grassroots Effort to Legalize Online Poker

Online Poker
In addition to the former Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, the newly formed grassroots organization FairPlayUSA to legalize online poker has also brought on board former FBI Director Louis Freech.

Steve Martin Responds to Michael J. Divita Claims he Did Not Voluntarily Leave Epic Poker Tourney

Michael J. Divita
Steve Martin, head of the Ethics Committee for the newly formed Epic Poker League and a former US prosecutor, responded to claims by Michael J. Divita....

Michael Divita Denies Child Molestation Accusations: Listeners React

Michael Divita
Michael Divita claimed on the radio podcast show Wednesday night he did not voluntarily withdraw from the Epic Poker League after another player discovered he was a registered sex offender.

Full Tilt Poker to Cut 250 Jobs

Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker was expected to cut 250 jobs in its home base of Dublin, Ireland.

Harry Reid: “Online Poker Would Create Jobs, And Lots of Jobs”

Harry Reid
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid held his inaugural Twitter Town Hall and, not surprisingly, many of the questions asked surround the subject of jobs.

Registered “Sex Offender” Michael J. DiVita Denies Voluntary Withdraw from Epic Poker League

Michael J. DiVita
Michael J. DiVita has lashed out at the Epic Poker League for suggesting he “Voluntarily” decided to back out of the Main Event after winning his seat.

Full Tilt Poker Hearing to be Held in Private

Full Tilt Poker Hearing
The Alderney Gaming Control Commission announced on Wednesday that its September 19 hearing related to Full Tilt Poker will be held in private.

Merge Poker Skins, Affiliates Severely Impacted by Erroneous Reporting

Merge Poker Skins discusses the article that has devastated the Merge Poker Network with erroneous reporting

BitCoin Poker Coming Soon: Top 3 Most Likely Players

BitCoin Poker
Many people in the poker community have begun to talk about the prospects of digital currency taking over the sector with BitCoin poker becoming the new reality.

South Point Casino in Las Vegas Jumps Into Online Poker Fray

South Point Casino
The South Point Hotel Casino and Spa might be the last property anyone would think of as jumping head first into the online gambling sector.

Aussie Millions 2012 Online Qualifiers at Cake Poker

Aussie Millions 2012 Online Qualifiers at Cake Poker
The online poker room that offers 33 percent rakeback and the best cash bonuses in the biz is looking to send some of its lucky customers to the Aussie Millions 2012 this coming January 12-30.

Seven of Top 10 Online Poker Sites See Gains

online poker
This week, the online poker sector witnessed a 1.3 percent rise in overall traffic with seven of the top ten sites seeing gains.
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