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2nd Berlin Poker Robbery Suspect Captured: Others Named

It's been a terrific day on the Berlin poker robbery capture front as yet another suspect has been taken into custody.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/17/2010

Berlin Poker Robbery Suspect Surrenders to Police

One of those suspected in a brazen Berlin poker tournament robbery on March 6 has surrendered to police.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/17/2010

Chris Moorman of Doyles Room Wins Big Online Poker Tournament

What does online poker player Chris Moorman have in common with George Foreman and Muhammad Ali? All three will go down in history as legendary fighters. Chris Moorman of The Brunson 10,'s team of elite poker players, knocked out the competition in The Sunday Brawl online poker tournament on March 14, adding $109,620 to his millions in poker tournament winnings.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2010

Extra Security in Place for European Poker Tour

Austrian police have announced they will take special security precautions in light of what transpired earlier this month in Berlin when bandits robbed an in progress poker tournament, the European

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/16/2010

Poker: Hellmuth Comes Up Short Again at Bay 101 Shooting Star

Phil Hellmuth, the face behind, banked an impressive $117,000 for his sixth-place finish at this past week's Bay 10

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/15/2010

PokerStars Cancels Chile Poker Tournament

The world's largest online poker room, PokerStars (see website here), has not had the best of luck in recent days.  Last Saturday, the European Poker Tour

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/11/2010

PokerStars and England Rugby Hold Largest Poker Game announces another record-breaking event, the World's ‘Largest' Poker game played by members of the England Rugby Team.

PokerStars, an Official Partner of the England Rugby team, has already broken records for the ‘World's Largest Online Poker Tournament' and ‘Most Players on an Internet Poker Room', and decided to take on a real-world challenge, with some of the most aggressive and competitive players the poker world has ever seen; England rugby stars James Haskell (Stade Francais), Ben Foden (Northampton Saints) and Delon Armitage. (London Irish)

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/11/2010

Berlin Television Appeal to Catch Poker Robbers

A television appeal was launched in an effort to find four robbers who made off with close to a quarter million euros this past Saturday during a brazen afternoon robbery at the Grand Hyatt Hotel i

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/11/2010

Aruba Classic Poker Tournament Put On Hold By

After wrapping up its most successful tournament series yet and propelled by an invigorated brand that's attracting more players to its community,

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2010

Newest Poker Millionaire on CBS Morning Show Recalls Heist

Speaking on CBS Early Show, European Poker Tour Berlin million dollar winner, Kevin MacPhee discussed what transpired during a brazen armed robbery at the event last Saturday afternoon.

"We heard some screaming and yelling and we weren't sure what was really going on," MacPhee told Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez. "There was a lot of panic and the TV stage started to collapse. When that started to happen, all of the players got up out of their seats to see what was happening."

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2010

Berlin Poker Robbers Stupid Amateurs

Berlin police are calling the four armed bandits who held up a poker tournament Saturday "Stupid Amateurs".  The crime took place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel while filming the European Poke

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/08/2010

Berlin Poker Heist: Violent Crime Rare in Germany

After the EPT Berlin poker tournament robbery that occurred on Saturday in broad daylight (and during filming no less), the first thing popping into everyone's mind was how dangerous a city is Berl

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/07/2010

Jagajeet Chiba: Poker Tournament Robberies a New Trend

When gun wielding bandits entered a popular poker tournament in Berlin during the Saturday afternoon hours, some of us were not exactly surprised.

I along with have been reporting on various poker tournament robberies that have transpired throughout the United States in recent months.  They appear to be escalating in violence and, by the looks of things Saturday, these robbers are becoming more and more gutsy.

To think they would hold up a tournament while the event was being filmed. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/07/2010

Berlin Poker Robbery Suspects Still On The Run

It was a brazen daylight robbery at approximately 2 pm local time Saturday and it was all caught on tape.  The heist took place at the EPT Berlin Poker Tournament, sponsored by  I

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/07/2010

EPT Berlin: Kevin MacPhee Wins €1m Following Armed Robbery

The EPT Berlin will not be remembered so much for Kevin MacPhee's €1m win as it will be for the brazen armed robbery that unfolded while cameras were rolling on Saturday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2010

Heads Up Poker Clubs and Spades Brackets Finish Fast

The Clubs and Spades brackets were finished in less than an hour. Erik Seidel, after never winning a match in five years, advances to the semifinals after defeating Peter Eastgate.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/07/2010

Heads-Up Poker Elite Eight Sunday Schedule

The NBC Heads-Up Poker Elite Eight Sunday schedule was released in the morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/07/2010

Armed Thieves Raid EPT Berlin Poker Tournament

The EPT Berlin poker tournament was left rattled Saturday following a brazen armed robbery that had players hiding under tables at the city's Grand Hyatt Hotel.  Some 800,000 euros was taken from

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2010

Kevin MacPhee Leads Field as EPT Berlin Heads Into Final

EPT Berlin was interrupted yesterday (Day 4) when an armed robbery took place just outside the tournament area.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/07/2010

Heads-Up Poker Day 1 Complete

In the Hearts Bracket:

Phil Hellmuth makes it into the second round of the Heads-Up Championship as he defeated Howard Lederer for the first win in the Hearts bracket.

Dolye Brunson defeated Brock Parker and Chris Ferguson defeated qualifier Annette Dworski in the Spades Bracket. Ferguson will play the winner of Kara Scott and Dennis Phillips while Brunson will face the winner of JP Kelly and Don Cheadle.

Allen Cunningham defeated Jesper Hougaard, Eli Elezra beat Greg Mueller and Dennis Phillips outlasted Kara Scott. All three head into the second round.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2010

Doyle Has Peace of Mind


"Success is peace of mind in knowing you did your best."

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/01/2010 to run Super Satellite this Sunday's ThaBeast86 lived up his to name on Sunday.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/24/2010 & Hooters Team Up for Poker Academy & Hooters Team Up for Poker Academy in Hollywood, California

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/23/2010

David Benyamine Wins Premier League IV title

David Benyamine has won the Party Poker Premier League IV title. 

Benyamine, a French poker legend and a resident of Las Vegas, overcame a final table that also included Daniel Negreanu, Phil Laak, Roland De Wolfe, Luke 'FullFlush' Schwartz and Party Poker online qualifier Giovanni Safina, a 44-year-old lawyer from Palermo, Italy , who qualified through an online satellite for just 100 euros. The total prize pool was $1.5 million, with $300,000 added by

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/19/2010

Poker Poker Tournaments Heat Up MidAtlantic

Last week wanted to warm up those affected by the snowstorms. In the mid Atlantic states.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/18/2010

Sky Dive With Poker Pro Joe Sebok and Win Big Cash

The adrenaline were pumping faster than ever for online poker players around the world Tuesday night. Team UB pro Joe Sebok announced the password to his online poker freeroll on his website at 9pm ET. The free online poker tournament, scheduled for Wednesday, February 17 at 9pm ET, will include a $2,000 prize pool plus a Las Vegas Skydiving experience with Joe Sebok for the winner.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2010

PokerStars 40 Billionth Hand: Online Poker Tourney

PokerStars is pleased to announce its newest promotion in the run up to the land mark 40 billionth hand dealt on PokerStars.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2010

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Cheney, Murkowski Face the Music on Tuesday: Primary Odds Available for Both

Cheney, Murkowski Face the Music on Tuesday: Primary Odds Available for Both

Alaska Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski is among the more vulnerable to be reelected in November but her odds are much better than Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney.

Micro-Betting Explained: What Are the Sports Best Suited for This Wagering Model?

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Speaking to iGaming NEXT, venture capitalist and managing partner of Sharp Alpha Advisors Lloyd Danzig said: “Soccer is a low-scoring game with a continuous clock, minimal stoppages, and far fewer discrete events as compared to the most popular US sports. Basketball, baseball, and American football appear to be especially well-suited for micro-betting.”

Heat Map Shows Negative Sentiment Toward Kevin Durant Amid Trade Talks

Heat Map Shows Negative Sentiment Toward Kevin Durant Amid Trade Talks

According to our social media study that combed through nearly 500,000 tweets, Massachusetts and the surrounding states that support the Celtics do not want Kevin Durant in Boston.