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What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

DigiBookie Kicking Off The New Online Gambling Trend: BitCoin Deposits

BitCoin Online Gambling
DigiBookie.com, based out of Curacao, is now offering the deposit option of BitCoins, a trend many in the online gambling community believe will soon be taking off.
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Lock Poker Malta Licensing Update

Lock Poker Malta
As Gambling911.com reported on Tuesday, Lock Poker continues to be licensed by both the Kahnawake Gaming Commission and the Curacao Netherlands Antilles licensing agency for online gambling.
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PartyGaming Forging Partnerships in California, New Jersey

PartyGaming
In an interview with eGaming Review Magazine Wednesday, Co-CEO of Bwin.PartyGaming, Jim Ryan, said in regard to his company’s desire to enter the lucrative US market
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Tomeu Gomila Leads EPT Barcelona 2011

Tomeu Gomila Leads EPT Barcelona 2011
24 players remained out of 811 at the EPT Barcelona 2011 Wednesday with Tomeu Gomila of Spain leading the way with 2,547,000 chips.
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Forbes on Why Full Tilt Poker Can’t Pay: Massive Theft and US Cash Seizures

Full Tilt Poker
Forbes.com reported on Full Tilt Poker’s statement Tuesday elaborating further on why it has failed to pay back customers millions of dollars.
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Poker Elite Annie Duke a CBS Panelist Talks Jay-Z, Beyonce Baby News and Hurricane Irene Jokes

Annie Duke CBS Panelist
Annie Duke selected to take part in CBS News panel discusses Beyonce pregnancy and more...
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iPoker Traffic Falls But Remains Ahead of PartyPoker

iPoker
In the battle for number two, iPoker’s world poker traffic remained better than PartyPoker for another week and throughout much of August according to PokerScout.com, the traffic monitoring website.
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Will "The Thrill" Failla Leads WPT Legends

Will "The Thrill" Failla Leads WPT Legends
Will “The Thrill” Failla led the WPT Legends Tournament as of Tuesday.
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Melanie Iglesias Resigns as WPT Royal Flush Girl

Melanie Iglesias Resigns as WPT Royal Flush Girl
A tearful Melanie Iglesias announced her resignation as the World Poker Tour Flush Girl at the Bicycle Casino on Monday, citing other commitments such as a stint with MTV.
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Spain Poker Players Dominate at EPT Barcelona 2011 With 79 Remaining

Spain Poker Players
Five poker players from Spain sat among the top 10 ship leaders at the EPT Barcelona 2011.
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Bodog Poker Software Sucks, Company CEO Confesses

Bodog Poker Software
Bodog Europe CEO Patrik Selin pretty much admitted that the company’s current poker software platform just isn’t up to par
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Poker Pro Dan Bilzerian Suffers Third Heart Attack at Age 30

Poker Pro Dan Bilzerian Suffers Third Heart Attack
Outspoken poker pro Dan Bilzerian has suffered a third heart attack and he’s just barely 30-years-old.
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Full Tilt Poker had Given Players $128 Million in Loans

Full Tilt Poker
SubjectPoker.com on Monday reported that Full Tilt Poker had credited customers up to $128 million in funds that never left their bank accounts.
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Poker Pro John Racener Makes Cameo on Entourage

Poker Pro John Racener Makes Cameo on Entourage
Last year’s World Series of Poker Main Event runner up, John Racener, won’t be winning any Emmy Awards for his performance on this past weekend’s installment of the hit HBO series Entourage.
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Lock Poker is Very Much Still Licensed

Lock Poker
Despite a rather out-of-left-field statement issued by the Government of Malta on Monday (August 29, 2011), Lock Poker is still very much licensed
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Full Tilt Poker Attorney Jeff Ifrah Opens Forum Account to Address Concerns

Full Tilt Poker
Jeff Ifrah, has opened an account at the popular TwoPlusTwo.com posting forum in order to address concerns over his client Full Tilt Poker.
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Pink-Haired French Poker Pro Guillaume Darcourt Leads EPT Barcelona

Guillaume Darcourt
You gotta love a guy with pink hair.  French poker pro Guillaume Darcourt was leading this week’s EPT Barcelona Main Event coming into Monday with 195,3000 chips.
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Isildur1 Shocking $1.4 Million Winning Weekend in High Stakes Online Poker

Isildur1
Swedish high stakes online poker phenom Isildur1 continues his rollercoaster ride of big wins and big losses.
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Hotel Room Embroidered Pillows for Dan Shak Include One With Ex Wife’s Initials

Dan Shak
A hotel that poker pro Dan Shak stays at frequently decided to leave him a little welcome surprise:  Embroidered “his and her” pillows.  Only problem, the “her” was Shak’s ex wife….of two years.
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Jamie Gold Launches New Online Poker Room: FreeGoldPoker.com

Jamie Gold New Online Poker Room
Looking to emulate the success of US subscription-based online poker sites, Jamie Gold has launched FreeGoldPoker.com
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Legends of Poker 2011 WPT Led by Ken Aldridge

Ken Aldridge
Poker pro Ken Aldridge led after Day 2 of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker 2011.  He held 659,500 in chips.
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EPT Barcelona 2011 Becomes Biggest Poker Tournament Ever Held in Spain

EPT Barcelona 2011 Biggest Poker Tournament
The EPT Barcelona 2011 isn’t even complete yet but it has already managed to shatter records, becoming Spain’s biggest poker tournament ever.
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EPT Barcelona 2011 Has Total of 346 Players for Day 1a

EPT Barcelona 2011
Vanessa Selbst of the USA was leading with chips at the EPT Barcelona 2011 Saturday.
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Michele Clayborne Could Still See Error of Her Ways as Full Tilt Poker Falls

Full Tilt Poker
Like that gun-toting anchor on Libyan television news who found herself apprehended by the rebels as Tripoli began to fall, Full Tilt Poker press agent Michele Clayborne could also see the error of her ways.
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Punta Cana Poker Classic to Guarantee Half Million Prize Pool: Represents 500 Percent Increase

Punta Cana Poker Classic
Organizers of The Punta Cana Poker Classic announced that they will guarantee half a million dollars in its prize pool this year.
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