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APPT Melbourne Main Event 2011 Updates

APPT Melbourne Main Event 2011 Updates
After Day 2 of the APPT Melbourne Main Event 2011, sponsored by PokerStars.net, three New Zealanders topped the chip count leaderboard.

Online Poker Fastest Payouts for US Players

Online Poker Fastest Payouts for US Players
Gambling911.com continues to monitor the online poker scene and the fastest payouts for US citizens heading into August 2011.

Poker After Dark 2011 Schedule Revealed: Show Won’t Go Dark For Now

Poker After Dark 2011 Schedule
The Full Tilt Poker backing multi-million dollar backing may be gone but Poker After Dark won’t be going black in 2011

Merge Poker Software Upgrade Expected by Summer’s End

Merge Poker Software Upgrade
Many in the online poker community are anxiously awaiting news on the Merge Poker Network’s huge software upgrade.

Epic Poker League Charity Event Will Help Joplin, Missouri

Joplin, Missouri Epic Poker League
A charity poker event will be held by the newly formed Epic Poker League to benefit the tornado ravaged town of Joplin, Missouri.

Poker Pro Greg Raymer Defends His Decision to Join Forces with FairPlayUSA

Greg Raymer
Poker pro Greg “Fossilman” Raymer took some flack for joining the Board of Advisors of a new grassroots organization looking to promote the need for legalized online poker in the United States, FairPlayUSA.

New Online Poker Network Loves US Players: Joins Gambling911 Family

Online Poker US Players
BetOnline.com Poker has joined the Gambling911.com family and they welcome US players.

Man Arrested in Raleigh Poker Game Attempted Robbery: Other Bandit Dead

Raleigh Poker Game Robbery
A Raleigh, North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery of a poker game in North Raleigh that left one man dead.

Online Poker Promotions and Bonuses for August 2011

Online Poker Promotions and Bonuses for August 2011
Cake Poker, as always this time of the month, has released its online poker promotions and bonus offerings for August 2011.

LSU vs. Oregon College Football Game Ticket to 500K Punta Cana Poker Tourney

LSU vs. Oregon College Football Game
Win your way to the 2011 Punta Cana Poker Classic this November by way of an LSU vs. Oregon $20 office square

First Full Tilt Poker Payout Since Company Shut Down? Postmarked Check 21 July

Full Tilt Poker Payout
A Canadian customer of Full Tilt Poker claims he just received a check from the company postmarked and expedited 21 July

FairPlayUSA Incorporates Poker Players, Law Enforcement, Tom Ridge and MGM Funding

FairPlayUSA Online Poker
What an awesome concept:  Get together poker players, law enforcement officials and initial funding from Caesars and MGM.

Poker: Cash Games Online Italia 24 Ora Propels 888.com to Number 5

Poker: Cash Games Online Italia

Online Poker Payouts for US Customers in Just Two Days?

Online Poker Payouts for US Customers
There has been a lot of talk related to the limited payment processing options available to online poker sites and payouts taking upwards of a month for US players.

Spiderman Star to Appear in Court Over Poker Ponzi Scheme

Spiderman Poker
Spiderman star Toby Maguire is set to appear in a court hearing over an elaborate poker ponzi scheme he took part in.

Epic Poker League Makes Epic Deal With CBS Sports, Discovery Channel

Epic Poker League CBS Sports
The newly formed Epic Poker League has scored an amazing feat, joining forces with CBS Television and the Discovery Channel.  T

Online Poker Traffic Up 8 Percent

Online Poker Traffic Up 8 Percent
A massive influx of players at PokerStars helped contribute to an 8 percent growth in online poker traffic over this past week.

Senator Behind Poker Bill is Deep in Pocket of Tribe

Lou Correa
A California state senator has introduced a controversial bill in the state legislature that would legalize and license online poker in the Golden State.

Alderney Hearing Regarding Full Tilt Poker Adjourns – No Later Than September 15

Full Tilt Poker September 15
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission is granting Full Tilt Poker until September 15 to pursue commercial interests according to PokerNews.com.

Alderney Gambling Control Commission Determining Full Tilt Poker Fate

Alderney Gambling Control Commission Full Tilt Poker
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission has adjourned after asking Full Tilt Poker a series of questions during a private hearing.

Poker Pro Harry Demetriou Storms out of Full Tilt Poker Hearing

Harry Demetriou
A hearing scheduled for Tuesday to determine the fate of Full Tilt Poker turned into a bit of a fiasco with poker pro Harry Demetriou expressing outrage and storming out.

Full Tilt Poker Attorneys: Do Not Want to Pay Licensing Fees Without Reinstatement

Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker lawyers requested private hearing, media asked to leave, determination to be made if hearing gets postponed to later date

Full Tilt Poker Requests Hearing to Reinstate License be Delayed: Held Privately

Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker attorneys were asking for the Alderney Gambling Control Commission to delay a sceduled hearing for today July 26, 2011 to discuss the company's fate.

If Full Tilt Poker Hoses US Players, Alderney Will Not be Able to Reinstate Full Tilt Poker License

Full Tilt Poker
If Full Tilt Poker hoses U.S. players, any reputable gaming authority would not reinstate Tilt’s license.

Chris Krafcik Talks Full Tilt Poker, California Poker and the Federal Legislative Front

Poker
Speaking as part of the Quadjacks.com 24 hour live podcast marathon leading up to a critical hearing to determine the fate of Full Tilt Poker Tuesday, Chris Krafcik
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