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2011 Heartland Poker Tour Satellites are now available online at UB.com with a chance to win seats at this fabulous event.
The Heartland Poker Tour is a series of poker tournaments played primarily in the upper Midwest, however, this year’s stops include Nevada, Colorado and Florida as well as Michigan, Oklahoma, Iowa and Indiana.
A third Chicago police officer has been stripped of his badge following a shocking strip poker sex attack case that has taken the city by storm.
A source tells the Chicago Tribune that the third cop in question has nothing to do with the case, but had a previous complaint filed against him in connection with an incident involving another young woman one night he was partnering with one of the other two accused officers.
Can you name a professional poker player who is black and not named Phil Ivey?
Probably not, and that's the problem.
The problem for professional poker, that is.
Pro poker, an activity with about as much diversity as a meeting of the Pat Boone Fan Club, desperately wants to appeal more to black America but it has a huge dearth of talent available for that particular role.
The only top poker pro who is black is Ivey, and he famously shuns most press attention--he has as much interest in growing the game as George W. Bush has in reading a book.
The latest effort by an American entrepreneur to circumvent U.S. gambling laws has been a real grind!
He may have been perfectly sober for all we know, but a set of photos that popped up of poker pro Phil Ivey appear to have caught the player at an especially “bad” time.
“He looks either stoned or drunk,” observed Gambling911.com’s own Thomas Somach. Emphasis on the word “look” since we weren’t exactly there to administer a blood test.
The photos in question were taken during an event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Who fed Casper?
What was the suspect food?
How did he get poisoned?
PokerScout.com reports that eight of the top ten online poker sites lost ground in the past week, contributing to a 3.3 percent decline in overall traffic.
The most famous dog in poker (outside of those dogs playing poker), Casper, has been rushed to the emergency room.
Victory Poker is looking to make yet another move to another network it seems based on reports surfacing this past week.
The high stakes online poker challenge pitting two of today’s most recognized players against one another - Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu – turned into one for the ages.
After destroying Negreanu last week, Isildur1 found himself on the losing end as Kid Poker stormed back to complete the two part challenge. He ended up $26,500 in the black when all was said and done.
A former UTEP student who graduated from the school with a finance degree in 2015 entered into a guilty plea Friday to a charge stemming from an illegal bookmaking operation that accepted wagers from three Miner men’s basketball players.
It’s something that many of us thought we would never see in our life times: Legalized sports betting in the United States. But now, that time may be arriving swiftly.