This time around the Asian Pacific Poker Tour sets its sights on that isolated pair of islands to the south of Australia better known as New Zealand. This marks the first time PokerStars has ventured into New Zealand and, in all likelihood, the biggest poker tournament ever held in the country. APPT Auckland will, of course, take place in the largest city of New Zealand, known for its impressive Sky Tower, bustling night life, rugged coastline and temperate climate.
OK, that’s a little hokey but after spending my second year at Mickey’s Camp (http://mickeyscamp.com), I just felt like getting silly and Kumbaya for a title was even worse! Mickey’s is a summer camp for adults that raises lots of money for the less fortunate. The camp at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Indiana is 2,500 acres and lush in foliage, lakes, swimming pool, marshmallow pits, and many man-made areas complete with climbing walls, alpine towers, obstacle courses, and lots of cabins to house the campers. Though the camp is pricey, Mickey Mauer, the founder and philanthropist managed to get all the meals donated and mostly volunteer instructors so that $1,100 of the $1,500 tuition goes to the various charities.
Poker machines, drugs seized in raid Trading Markets (press release), CA – 6 hours ago … on charges of having cocaine, marijuana, several illegal poker machines, and thousands of dollars worth of stolen goods in a storage shed near his home. ..
Police raid Yadkin Road poker house FayObserver.com, NC – 7 hours ago By Nancy McCleary Police seized $12000, drugs and weapons after raiding a poker game off Yadkin Road on Friday night and searching the home of the man … 39 Arrested In Illegal Gambling Bust In Fayetteville NBC 17.com all 2 news articles
One of the more unique takes on the online poker format came to a halt today with the closing of Duplicate Poker. Duplicate, which operated openly in several US states as a result of it’s original approach to poker, announced the closing in a brief statement on the room’s website: Duplicate is sadly bidding farewell to its players. Caught in the middle of the global financial situation the company is not able to continue to provide service.
I don’t think there’s a way you could possibly write and perform a rap song about poker without it inspiring comparisons to (insert the most awkward thing you’ve ever experienced here).
The holidays mean more chances to reconnect with family and friends… and to enjoy a home game! Here are some tips for the hosts.
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The PPA is hailing it as a major lobbying victory, and while it may not be the silver bullet online poker players have been waiting for, Senator Robert Menendez’s (D-NJ) Internet Skill Game Licensing and Control Act represents a major step forward for the industry. Introduced yesterday, the bill (full text on the PPA website here ) seeks to do basically what the title suggests – explicitly legalize wagering on online games of skill and create a regulatory and licensing framework for the skill game industry. PPA Executive Director John Pappas broke the news on the 2+2 forum.
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In February 2007, Morgans Hotel Group and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners acquired the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Following the purchase, an $800 million expansion was planned and the poker room was just a small part of that endeavor