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Latest Poker News for October 21, 2010

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Oct/21/2010
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Here are the latest poker news headlines from Gambling911.com 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.

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Man Carrying AR-15 Subdued at Poker Room: Up to 50 People Inside

Man Carrying AR-15 Subdued at Poker Room: Up to 50 People Inside

Police say a security guard at the Legends Poker Room at 9200 Richmond tackled the armed man. The gun went off several times, but no one was harmed. 

Chris Moneymaker to Assist in PayPal Suit

Chris Moneymaker to Assist in PayPal Suit

While Moneymaker will not be a plaintiff in the case, he will be assisting Poker League of Nations (PLON) founder Lena Evans in retrieving nearly $27,000 in confiscated funds from the online payment processing giant.

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Has Amassed Biggest Crypto Fortune on the Planet: Began With a Poker Game

With $96 billion, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao ranks among the richest men in the world, and that figure does not even include Zhao's massive crypto fortune, considered the largest on the planet. 

An Unvaccinated Mike Matusow Would Likely Have Been 6 Feet Under By Now

An Unvaccinated Mike Matusow Would Likely Have Been 6 Feet Under By Now

Outspoken poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow said early Wednesday morning he was feeling much better following a second bout with Covid despite receiving his booster shot.....but at least we can be grateful he is still around to bitch about the vaccine.

Stick to Poker Mike: But 43.3% Want The Mouth to Keep "Exposing the Liars"

Stick to Poker Mike: But 43.3% Want The Mouth to Keep "Exposing the Liars"

The consensus is that Twitter followers of poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow want him to focus more on poker and abandon his political and Covid-19 commentary.  In other words, become boring.

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