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WSOP 2011 Day 4 Losers Include Phil Hellmuth

WSOP 2011 Day 4 Losers
After having finished 2nd at three of this year’s World Series of Poker events, failing to secure a record 12th bracelet, Phil Hellmuth has teased us once again.

Vanessa Rousso Still Going Strong at WSOP Main Event

Vanessa Rousso
Gambling911.com favourite Vanessa Rousso was hovering around the 20 spot in terms of chip counts at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event

65 Billionth Hand to be Dealt at PokerStars

PokerStars
PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker room is set to deal its 65 billionth hand.

Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot Hits Nearly $1 Million

Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot
Player 'Vigtastical' was dealt pocket 10's while player 'jap1234' woke up with pocket Q's as the Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot hit for just shy of $300,000 on Thursday.

Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Patrik Antonius Survive Day 3 of WSOP 2011

Daniel Negreanu
Among the big name survivors after Day 3 of the 2011 World Series of Poker were Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

Where to Watch the World Series of Poker Live in Great Britain, Canada

Where to watch the 2011 World Series of Poker live from England, Canada
Where can I watch the World Series of Poker live in Great Britain and Canada?  Can I get ESPN3?

Full Tilt Poker Claims Must be Filed by Midnight Friday July 15

Full Tilt Poker Claims
Those looking to file claims against Full Tilt Poker in order to recoup monies owed must do so no later than Friday July 15

Ben Lamb a True Baaaaaad Ass at World Series of Poker 2011 Main Event

Ben Lamb
Ben Lamb has led the World Series of Poker 2011 Main Event through a good portion of play so far and, at press time, was still hanging around the top 10.

Simpsons Creator Among Top 30 Chip Leaders at Day 3 of 2011 WSOP

The Simpsons 2011 WSOP
Still in it to win it at the 2011 WSOP includes The Simpsons creator Sam Simon, funny man Brad Garrett and “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander.

Merge Gaming Expected to Reopen to US Poker Players Shortly

Merge Gaming US Poker Players
PocketFives.com is reporting that the Merge Poker Network is anticipating allowing new US customers by the end of July.

PartyGaming Taken Aback by Surge in New Business Acquisitions

PartyGaming
Just how good is business at PartyGaming these days?

Forbes on Obama and Internet Poker: Plays Like Nixon, Bullies Like Bush

Obama and Internet Poker:
Forbes.com Daniel Freedman compared US President Barack Obama to both Richard Nixon and George W. Bush when it comes to his poker love/hate relationship. 

Correa Wants California House Seizing Online Poker Bill Passed Now

Correa online poker bill
California Senator Lou Correa is urging that state politicians pass his SB40 online poker bill into law by year’s end and he has painted an apocalyptic picture for the state if they fail to do so.

Phil Hellmuth Not the Only One Missing in Action at 2011 WSOP

WSOP
As we reported the other day, Phil Hellmuth just narrowly missed Sunday’s scheduled play at the 2011 World Series of Poker after he reportedly overslept

The £1250 New Player Online Poker Bonus (Non-USA)

Online Poker Bonus
As we have discussed previously and will get into more detail here, online poker sites in Europe have been offering ridiculous new player bonuses

Alderney Gaming Commission Will Hold Hearing on Full Tilt Poker July 26

Full Tilt Poker
A hearing is scheduled to discuss the future of Full Tilt Poker on July 26.

Patrik Antonius Going Strong at World Series of Poker Main Event

Patrik Antonius 2011 World Series of Poker
Finnish professional poker pro and online phenom Patrik Antonius was going strong at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event

ESPN (Almost Live) Coverage of 2011 World Series of Poker Starts Thursday

ESPN Live World Series of Poker
Fans of poker will be able to watch the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event “almost live” beginning this Thursday July 14 on ESPN.

Sharks on Feeding Frenzy: Everest Poker Big Winner After Full Tilt Poker Shutdown

Everest Poker Full Tilt Poker
Everest Poker appears to have captured a good chunk of the 9300 homeless Full Tilt Poker players as sharks keep circling.

Cake Poker Up 40 Percent Following Full Tilt Poker License Being Yanked

Cake Poker Full Tilt Poker
Cake Poker may not seem like one of the biggest European online poker networks, but they have certainly benefited from Full Tilt Poker leaving that market

Webcam Online Poker Introduced by 888.com – Live Internet Poker

Webcam Online Poker
For those of you who love the live poker experience but still want to play from the comfort of one’s own living room, now you can enjoy both at the webcam online poker room (live Internet poker)

Canada Second Largest Representation at 2011 World Series of Poker

Canada World Series of Poker
Canada was well-represented at the 2011 World Series of Poker with the second biggest representation.

Jonathan Duhamel Eliminated

Jonathan Duhamel Eliminated
The 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event defending champion, Jonathan Duhamel has been eliminated as of Monday evening.

PartyPoker Reaches 10K Cash Game Players for First Time in 16 Months

PartyPoker
PartyPoker began offering massive bonus incentives to join what had been the world’s number three and four largest online poker room.

Mike Matusow: “Phil Hellmuth is Such an Idiot”

Phil Hellmuth
Sleeping beauty Phil Hellmuth apparently didn’t get his wakeup call Monday morning and slept through a portion of Day 2A of the World Series of Poker.
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