Latest Poker News for October 21, 2010

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Here are the latest poker news headlines from for Thursday October 21, 2010.

Paddy Power Poker Team Makes It Into Guinness World Record Book – Ireland’s largest betting firm, and one that is never shy about making outrageous headlines, has made it into the Guinness World Record Book by building the tallest poker chip stack. The towering stack contains 75,000 individual poker chips and stands 3 meters tall, 50cm wide.  It took over 72-hours to construct.

Jennifer Harman Howling At 2 am “Supernatural” to Doyle Brunson– This week, the Godfather of Poker discusses his son’s legal battle with one-time lover Jennifer Harman and how son Todd only received custody of one of four dogs the couple owned.  Todd’s dog died the other night.  Jennifer was awoken by the sound of howling at the exact time of the dog’s death.  She lives miles away.  Read On….


Poker With Anna Chapman Released- Russian spy Anna Chapman recently made poker news after releasing a poker application for the iPhone. The app is called Poker with Anna Chapman, and it lives up to the title by offering players the chance to play against Chapman. Those who beat Chapman in poker will be added as friends to her Facebook page.


PokerPAC Announces 2010 Congressional Endorsements- PokerPAC, the political action committee of the Poker Players Alliance(PPA), today released the list of Congressional candidates it has endorsed for the 2010 mid-term elections on November 2nd.

“Through the efforts of the Poker Players Alliance and its members, more and more of our elected officials in Congress are seeing the value of establishing a safe, regulated market for online poker. This year’s election is critical to ensuring that candidates are elected who support the rights of poker players and who choose to take action to protect American consumers,” said PokerPAC chairmen Former Senator Alfonse D’Amato and Former Congressman Toby Moffett.  “PokerPAC is proud to endorse these candidates who have been advocates for poker players and this great game we all love.”

PokerPAC based its endorsements on whether a candidate demonstrated their support of poker via votes on online poker legislation, such as H.R. 2267, co-sponsorship of bills, Congressional letters of support and public statements. Through these actions, PokerPAC is confident these individuals will be strong advocates for poker rights in the next Congress.