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WAR at Cake Poker

WAR at Cake Poker
There is WAR at Cake Poker.  Death, dismemberment?  Not quite.

Daniel Negreanu New Girlfriend is Krisztina Polgár: Miss Earth Hungary 2008

Krisztina Polgár
Hungarian beauty Krisztina Polgár is Daniel Negreanu's new girlfriend.

High Stakes Poker News: Wladimir 'insyder19' Taschner $109,000 Profit

High Stakes Poker News
High stakes online poker player Wladimir 'insyder19' Taschner enjoyed a $109,000 profit on PokerStars following a win at the Omaha tables on Thursday.

A-Rod Spotted at High Stakes Poker Game Last Week: Seen at Mohegan Sun

A-Rod Spotted at High Stakes Poker
New York Yankees slugger has been spotted at another high stakes poker game at the Mohegan Sun casino.

ParadisePoker.com Adds Greece as Newest Destination

ParadisePoker.com
The ParadisePoker.com Tour announced its upcoming schedule with Greece as a new destination.

Merge Poker Network: She’s a Naughty Little Tease

Merge Poker Network
Waiting for the Merge Poker Network to re-enter the US market is like waiting for the fall of Gaddafi at this point, only it’s taking longer.

Poker Accusations Unfair Claims A-Rod

Yankees player Alex Rodriguez, affectionately known as A-Rod, called allegations that he participated in high stakes underground poker games “unfair and inaccurate”.

European Football Team Online Poker Tourneys Pay Cash Even If You Get Knocked Out

European Football Team Online Poker Tourneys
888Poker.com introduces European football online poker tournaments that welcome fans of some of Europe’s biggest leagues including Bundesliga, La Liga and, of course, the England Premier League

David Chino Rheem has Been Placed on Probation by Epic Poker League

Chino Rheem
In more late Friday breaking news, David Chino Rheem has been placed on probation by the Epic Poker League after becoming that tournament’s first ever winner.

Full Tilt Poker Head of Marketing Resigns Amidst Reports of “Brain Drain”

Full Tilt Poker
In a widely circulated email obtained by various industry personnel, Full Tilt Poker Chief Marketing executive (CMO of parent company Pocket Kings, Ltd) has resigned his post from the deadbeat company.

Morals Clause Aside, Lock Poker May Have Other Legal Remedies in Jose Macedo Case

Lock Poker
Lock Poker on Thursday announced its intention to go after a former player representative through legal actions.

California Crazy For and Against Internet Poker

California Internet Poker
This week, the California Online Poker Association launched an aggressive ad blitz with the help of state casinos supporting legalized Internet poker and the response has been massive

Michele Bachmann No Pal of Online Gambling: Proud to Have "Crippled" Bill

Michele Bachmann Online Gambling
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who's a candidate for President of the United States, is no friend of the online gambling industry.

Jon Kyl Holds the Cards When it Comes to Legalizing Internet Poker

Jon Kyl
A 12 member super committee in Washington, D.C. is tasked with determining how to save $1.5 trillion in government expenses over the next 10 years. 

Lock Poker Threatens Potential Legal Action Against Jose Macedo

Jose Macedo
Lock Poker Consultant Eric “Rizen” Lynch announced Thursday that the popular online poker room could pursue legal action against its former pro Jose Macedo.

Second Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Full Tilt Poker

Second Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Full Tilt Poker
Yet another class action lawsuit has been filed against the now defunct online poker firm Full Tilt Poker.

Poker Pros: Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures

Daniel Cates
Some of those poker pros whose money has been frozen in Full Tilt Poker are resorting to cheating and desperation overhauls of bankrolls.  Case in point:  Daniel Cates.

PartyGaming Bwin Takeover Rumors: Everest Revenue Down 19 Percent

PartyGaming Bwin Takeover Rumors
Online poker news for August 19, 2011 has PartyGaming Bwin as a possible takeover target while the online poker network Everest continues to witness a drastic decline in revenues.

California Poker Law Confusing, Antiquated

California Poker
The state of California, which just happens to be the 8th largest economic powerhouse in the world, has made headlines in the world of poker recently.

Online Poker Measure Could be Tacked Onto Jobs Bill

Obama Online Poker
Industry observers are watching to see if members of Congress will seek to attach a bill legalizing online poker to US President Barack Obama’s jobs creation bill.

Company Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Zynga

Company Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Zynga
With the US Justice Department aggressively seizing domain addresses of companies alleged to be involved in patent infringement, Zynga better be careful.

Merge Poker Network Cashouts Now Down to Two Weeks

Merge Poker Network
With talk that the Merge Poker Network is about to re-enter the US market any day now, players have reported average cashouts of approximately two weeks.

Van der Sloot Could be Out of Peru Prison by December

Van der Sloot
Dutchman Joran van der Sloot could be released from prison come September should the prosecution in Peru fail to file its case against him.

Poker Refugees Service Seeks to Relocate Displaced Pros

Poker Refugees
Poker Refugees looks to relocated homeless poker players in the US...for a price

Eugene Katchalov Sits Atop Poker Player of the Year 2011 Rankings

Eugene Katchalov
Eugene Katchalov sits atop the leaderboard for Poker Player of the Year 2011 at Bluff Magazine, though he hasn’t even cracked the top 20 over at CardPlayer.com.
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