Poker News: Bianca Rojas-Latraverse Photo Dump, Rounders 2 Movie Delayed, More…

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Poker News:  Bianca Rojas-Latraverse Photo Dump, Rounders 2 Movie

Here is a recap of today’s poker news for January 18, 2012 (late morning/early afternoon edition).  Gambling911.com is your source for all the latest news related to the poker sector.  We encourage you to check back frequently and follow us on Twitter for all the latest headlines and breaking developments.

Bianca Rojas-Latraverse Photo Dump – 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Jonathan Duhamel’s ex girlfriend, Biana Rojas-Latraverse, will remain in jail awaiting trial after allegedly orchestrating the brazen forced entry and robbery of his home last month, not to mention the beating of Duhamel.  Needless-to-say, there are those who want to get a better glimpse of Duhamel’s ex.  Photos of Bianca Rojas-Latraverse have since been uncovered by WickedChopsPoker.com here
Path Cleared for Internet Poker in Iowa - Sen. Jeff Danielson, D-Cedar Falls, said Tuesday the opinion would let Iowa join jurisdictions that have approved Internet gambling. They include Washington, D.C., and Nevada and possibly some foreign countries. [Associated Press]


Rounders 2 Movie Delayed Until 2014 - Despite originally showing a release date of 2012, Rounders 2 is currently scheduled to hit the screens in 2014, according to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB).  [OnlinePoker.net]

Pokie Machine Reform on Cards in Australia Until At Least 2016 - Despondent independent MP Andrew Wilkie is searching for face-saving compromises on pokies reform, but insists changes must still be "meaningful".  A new start date for restrictions on poker machines, to at least 2016, is on the cards. [Adelaide Now]

Inside Double Down: How a $500M Deal Started With a $1M Investment - Fledgling company, Double Down Interactive, turned on its marketing campaign with some ads on Facebook. It was like flipping a money switch—users started showing up, and dollars started flowing.  [Xconomy.com]

What is Going on at PokerStars? Company Parts Ways with EPT CEO John Duthie - Yet another high ranking executive from the world’s largest real cash online poker firm, PokerStars, has left the company.  This time it’s European Poker Tour CEO John Duthie. [Gambling911.com]

Xuan Liu: New Poker Queen – Over $1 million won in lifetime tournaments to date, the poker community talks the latest female star of the game, who just recently finished 4th at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2012 Main Event, walking away with $600,000.  [TwoPlusTwo.com]

Bwin.party Boosted by Payment Processor Sale – Bwin.party is looking to sell off some of its non-core assets such as a payment processing platform and the Ongame Poker network.  The company was said to be considering a flotation of its payment processing business CQR [The Guardian]

Microgaming Appoints New Chairman - Microgaming Poker Network has unveiled Dominic Harrison as the new chairman of its Network Management Board [CardPlayer.com]

PPN Poker Returns After Four Month Absence, Leaving Players in the Dark - This week PPN Poker sent out emails advising players they can now log on using new passwords (as previously existing passwords would no longer work). [Gambling911.com]