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Portuguese Poker Protigy Jose “Girah Macedo Gets Busted Again: Dropped by Lock Poker

Jose “Girah Macedo Gets Busted Again
Over this past weekend, noticed an influx of searches pertaining to Portuguese poker prodigy Jose “Girah Macedo”, and now we know why.

The Party’s Over: Tournament Rake Returns at PartyPoker

PartyPoker made headlines last month when they began offering rake free tournaments in the wake of competitor Full Tilt Poker’s abrupt shutdown.

Full Tilt Poker Pays Licensing Fee to Alderney Gambling Control Commission

Full Tilt Poker Pays Licensing Fee
Full Tilt Poker has reportedly paid the $450,000 owed to the licensing agency Alderney Gambling Control Commission.

A-Rod Not Banned From Baseball Over Poker Allegations

A-Rod Not Banned From Baseball Over Poker Allegations
Major League Baseball has decided it will not ban Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) from the league following allegations he participated in underground high stakes poker games.

Alex Komaromi Wins LAPT Punta del Este Main Event

Alex Komaromi Wins LAPT Punta del Este Main Event
Uruguay's own Alex Gustavo Komaromi sat behind a mountain of chips -- proud new owner of the LAPT Punta del Este trophy and $244,720 in prize money.

Poker Pro Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi Gets Breeders Cup Sponsorship

Michael Mizrachi Breeders Cup
Last year’s World Series of Poker finalist Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi has received a Breeders Cup sponsorship.

Uruguay Takes Center Stage Again, This Time at LAPT Punta Del Este Final Table

LAPT Punta Del Este Final Table Uruguay
Alex Gustavo Komalomi from Uruguay led the way at the LAPT Punta Del Este Final Table, placing that South American nation in the spotlight once again.

The Softest Online Poker Sites – The Fishiest!

The Softest Online Poker Sites
Some of the softest online poker sites (also called “the loosest”) include the likes of, Titan Poker and PokerStars

Online Gambling Approved in Greece as Part of Reform Bill

Online Gambling Greece
The Government of Greece has approved online gambling in that struggling nation, permitting Euro licensed operators to commence business there as part of a reform bill.

Absolute Poker Payouts Increasing in Canada, Europe as Full Tilt Poker Players Get Shafted

Absolute Poker Payouts
In an ironic twist, some European and Canadian customers left hanging by Full Tilt Poker’s abrupt closure on June 29 may be heading to Absolute Poker

FairPlayUSA Probably No Friend to International Online Poker Sites

FairPlayUSA Online Poker
The newly formed grass-roots organization FairPlayUSA, with initial seed money from Caesars and MGM, may be viewed as a wolf in sheep’s clothing to those in the online poker sector, whether it be in Costa Rica or Europe.

Italy Debt Crisis: Online Poker Cash Games, Super-Satellite Tournaments Will Help

Italy Debt Crisis - Online Poker Cash Games
The introduction of online poker cash games in Italy and government’s allowance of super-satellite tournaments will most certainly help create jobs and tax revenue for the nation

Ilari "Ziigmund - Ilari FIN" Sahamies Wins $178k in an Otherwise Bad Year

Ilari "Ziigmund - Ilari FIN" Sahamies
To date, online poker player Ilari "Ziigmund/Ilari FIN" Sahamies has managed to lose well over $1 million between PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

Isildur1: From Last Week’s Biggest Winner to This Week’s Biggest Loser

Last week Isildur1 (known also by his real name of Viktor Blom), managed to win an amazing $242,042.  This week he squandered it all, dropping $326,681

Alex Rodriguez Suspension for Playing Poker Would be Farce

Alex Rodriguez Suspension
So what if Alex Rodriguez plays poker!  That’s what SN baseball writer Anthony Witrado had to say about this week’s revelations

Poker Online Cash Games Italia: Microlimiti è Profittevole?

Poker online cash games are all the rage in Italy since that nation began allowing around the clock play this past month, but is microlimits play really profitable?  (Microlimiti è Profittevole?)

Epic Poker Launches Portal, League Standing Site

Epic Poker
Epic Poker, the industry’s newest professional league, has launched its own portal, complete with news, blogs, player interviews and league standings.

119 of 282 Remaining in European Poker Tour Tallinn

 European Poker Tour Tallinn
Spanish poker player Oscar Lima led the 2011 European Poker Tour Tallinn overnight.

Eric “Rizen” Lynch Online Poker Employee of The Month – Lock Poker August 2011

Eric “Rizen” Lynch
This month, has nominated Lock Poker Manager Eric “Rizen” Lynch the “Online Poker Employee of the Month”, and with good reason.

Online Poker Frequent Player Points, Free Roll Fridays and Punta Cana Package

Online Poker
DoylesRoom online poker is giving away the house, including a $25,000 points race and tons of free cash.

A-Rod Under Investigation By Major League Baseball for Alleged Illegal Poker Games

A-Rod Poker
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) is under investigation by Major League Baseball for his participation in illegal poker games according to an source.

Singapore Leads List of Top Online Gambling Spenders

Singapore Online Gambling Spenders
Who are the biggest online gambling spenders in terms of nationalities?  Singapore leads the list.

European Poker Tour Tallinn Main Event Prize Pool

European Poker Tour Tallinn Main Event
A total of 282 players competed in the EPT €4,250 EPT Tallinn Main Event creating a total prize pool of €1,071,600. The winner of EPT Tallinn will receive €275,000

Greece Pushes for Fast Track Regulation of Online Gambling: US Politicians Pay Attention

Greece Online Gambling
Greece needs money.  Greece needs online gambling.  And the USA is in the same predicament.  We compare the two.

Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates Denied Entry Into Canada Then Deported

Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates
Poker pro Daniel “Jungleman12” Cates was denied entry to Canada and then deported for failing to have a visa last week.
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