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Poker News Updates November 5, 2019

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Nov/06/2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Wednesday November 5, 2019. 

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Venetian Boycott Leads to $27K Overlay

The Venetian Casino’s Lucky Shot series took a $30,000 hit the other day following an organized boycott of poker players.

From PokerTube.com:

As we reported recently, the Sheldon Adelson-owned Venetian introduced a highly-dubious prizefund whereby any buy-in money paid above a certain amount would go straight to the cardroom rather than players.

A video was released with the headliner "Rake Trap".

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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Brother of Poker Pro Charged With Federal Crime in Gambling Probe

Brother of Poker Pro Charged With Federal Crime in Gambling Probe

The brother of a successful poker pro has been charged with a federal crime in connection to a years long investigation into illegal gambling.

Poker News Updates November 19, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Tuesday November 19, 2019. 

PokerStars Announces Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker

PokerStars Announces Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker

Those located within the borders of Pennsylvania will be able to participate on PokerStars upcoming online tournament, the Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP).

Poker Meets Super Smash Bros in Next “King of Twitch Poker” Qualifier

Poker Meets Super Smash Bros in Next “King of Twitch Poker” Qualifier

An exhibition match for “King of Twitch Poker” will be hosted by Super Smash Bros. luminaries including Mang0, Slimeirl, Chillindude, Tafokints and Ludwig. Tournament regular Andy Milonakis of MTV and Comedy Central fame; popular Internet personality, Destiny; and Rene Nezhoda from A&E’s “Storage Wars” will also be at the table.

Doyle Brunson Worries Over Illness

Poker legend Doyle Brunson tweeted Thursday he was suffering from a "bug" and feared he might not fully recover.

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