Part three of this series summarizing the Reno poker scene continues with seven reviews from the Reno and Sparks rooms. Circus Circus is a dark room that spreads $2-$4 limit hold’em and $2-$6 spread limit with ‘overs.’ This allows players who want to player higher than the table limit may do so with other players who also want to play higher. The room has a 10 percent, $3.50 maximum rake, with players earning $1.00 an hour in comps
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White light goin’ messin’ up my mind was a Velvet Underground lyric stuck in my head that had been playing on an endless loop after a horrendous online session at the $1-$2 and $2-$4 nolimit tables. Some days you play atrociously. Other days you don’t catch any breaks.
Hole card cameras are widely credited with changing the game of poker and fueling the public demand for televised poker offerings. A new twist on that basic innovation promises to again alter the way that spectators interact with the game
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There are no changes to the schedule this week: the WSOP continues Tuesdays at 8, and Poker After Dark is in rerun for two more weeks. Newsbites from the comments : one result of delaying the Main Event final table for TV: one of the players hired a coach ; Katie Porello is lobbying for the WPT hostess job; Best Damn Poker Show is taping their second season ; we may not see the Aussie Millions in 2009 if they don’t get a TV sponsor; and the WPT Canada is airing in Canada . Check our poker on TV schedule for the list of shows regularly running new episodes, sign up for our weekly newsletter or subscribe to our feed , and contact me with any suggestions or corrections.
There have been rumors of a new PokerStars tour in North America for some time now. PokerStars already has three tours: The European Poker Tour , about to start its fifth season, has long been televised and streamed over the internet.
Chris Moneymaker , primarily known these days as the spark that ignited the online poker boom after his 2003 Main Event win, had a little personal redemption this evening after making the final table of the 2008 WCOOP Event #5 ! The Team PokerStars member played some of the best poker of his life this evening, running over an impressive field of online pros and live poker counterparts like Daniel Alaei and Ted Forrest , who would actually finish 13th and 20th in this tournament. After the dust was settled, and the final table bubble was finally broken, it would be Moneymaker and eight other players making up a pretty sick final 9. Although it would be two players in particular that would end up giving the one-time world champ a run for his money
At Duplicate Poker, 1,639 poker players took the time to answer the survey Sept. 2-4.
The three largest pots ever played in online poker are believe to have been played yesterday. For two years, the largest online pot in a poker game was played in 2006 on Ladbrokes, a $465,451 pot won won by “Fast_Freddie” (Mohammad Kowssarie) against “bad_ip” (Johnny Lodden) according to pokerkingblog.com.
Original post: California online poker ball stalled until 2009