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Kahnawake Gaming sanctions UB, points finger at Hamilton

October 27th, 2014

In a statement released yesterday, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission laid the lion’s share of the blame for the recent cheating scandal at Ultimate Bet at the feet of Russ Hamilton, an individual often referred to as one of the original owners of UB (or one of the several associated companies), but who the KGC report describes as an “individual associated with Ultimate Bet’s affiliate program.” KGC ruled that UB has to, among other things, refund all players who were cheated, submit to heavy oversight, and pay a fine of 1.5 million. Sound familiar

Strategy Snapshot: Mr. B Gets Clowned

October 19th, 2014

Pyramid? Pyramind? Pyrinnaid?

Tuffy Cat purring after Sunday Million victory

October 15th, 2014

Tuffy Cat entered the final table in the middle of the pack as far as chips went but got right to work and busted WatchOutSir in short order. Several hands later Tuffy Cat clawed londanuk for a game-changing $19 million pot. With just four players left Tuffy Cat had nearly half the chips in play.

Obama chides McCain on gambling; talks about his poker game in pre … – Chicago Sun-Times

October 13th, 2014

Washington Post Obama chides McCain on gambling; talks about his poker game in pre … Chicago Sun-Times, United States - 2 hours ago Republicans were taking note that Barack Obama was a regular, as a state senator, in a Springfield poker game where lobbyists were allowed at the table

TableMAX’s Electronic Table Game System Achieving Heightened … – MarketWatch

October 12th, 2014

TableMAX’s Electronic Table Game System Achieving Heightened … MarketWatch - 2 hours ago TableMAX owns global rights to popular table game content, including Progressive Blackjack(TM), Caribbean Stud(R) poker , Caribbean Draw(R) poker , …

Ed Miller: Online poker possibly rigged

October 7th, 2014

It’s a little strange to see these opinions from a generally sober corner of the pokerverse, but after the last year with the scandals at UB and Absolute, it’s pretty hard for anyone to not have had their faith in the integrity of online poker shaken.

War of words between Benyamine and Krantz heats up

October 6th, 2014

We love a good rivalry, especially when there’s a healthy dose of shit tallking involved. Add five-figure pots and arguably the hottest woman in poker to the mix, and we love it 64% more

Choosing Your Starting Hands in No-Limit Hold ‘em, Part 1

October 4th, 2014

Choosing the right starting hands is just as important in no-limit hold’em as it is in a fixed-limit game, but there are significant differences in the kind of hands you should consider playing. This is the first in a two-part series that aims to get to the core of making decisions about which hands to play and which hands to throw away in no-limit hold’em games. In a fixed-limit game, the trick is to push every small edge.

Todays word is… Skill

October 3rd, 2014

I’ve answered 100 questions so far in this series. If you’re just tuning in, you’re probably wondering what ‘this series’ means

Obama: My Weekly Poker Game With Lobbyists Is Okay, But McCain’s … – National Review Online

October 1st, 2014

Obama: My Weekly Poker Game With Lobbyists Is Okay, But McCain’s … National Review Online, NY - 17 minutes ago Beyond that, are we supposed to ignore the fact that the criticism is going to come from the guy who used to have a weekly poker game with lobbyists?

The Poker Den returns – Poker Player

September 29th, 2014

The Poker Den returns Poker Player, UK - 2 hours ago By PokerPlayer At 14.30 BST on Tuesday 30th September the famous Poker Den is back! ‘ Poker Den: The Big Game III’ will take place in London …