According to the release, CAP made every effort to abide by the local Spanish laws and was caught off-guard by the police action. Furthermore, CAP legal representatives had allegedly cleared all legal issues prior to the event, making it clear it was a private freeroll-style tournament that was not open to the public. “We don’t put these tournaments on without permission, which is exactly why we have a specific registration system and a number of checks that affiliates go through to gain the password.
With a deep run in the £2,500 H.O.R.S.E.
The Women’s World Open features 36 players from around the world competing for a share of a $108,000 prize pool. With female poker players such as Jen Mason, Late Night Poker finalist Maria Demetriou, Xuyen “Bad Girl” Pham, previous World Open winner Pippa Flanders and others, the battle is sure to be a big one.
Former professional golfer Ryan Dreyer outlasted 272 players at the 2008 Sun City Million in South Africa to take down a first place prize that equaled $350,000 after a final table deal. Dreyer, who is sometimes known by the nickname “Rhino” Ryan, couldn’t have been happier to win the prestigious event as he currently works a commentator on the All Africa poker channel and mentioned as a local he was proud to take part in the event. “The field was very strong by South African standards,” he said.
Record-breaking Poker Den underway PokerListings.com – 1 hour ago By Sarah Polson On Tuesday, PartyPoker once again kicked off its television show the Poker Den. Titled “The Big Game III,” the game will run for a …
Play got started at 2:30 p.m. BST on Tuesday with Roland de Wolfe, David Williams, Sammy George, Chris Parke, Neil Channing, Jennifer Tilly, Robert Williamson II and Iliodoros Kamatakis at the felt
ClubWPT.com will be another first for poker programming as it features six amateur players from around the United States and Canada competing each week for their shot at cash prizes and poker stardom. Unlike the regular WPT tournaments that get televised, these players won’t be putting up a $10,000 buy-in to get into the events. Instead they’ll earn their seat in the show by playing in specially-designated online tournaments .
Senate bill proposes licensing Internet poker PokerListings.com – 4 hours ago By Shari Geller In a bold move, the Senate will be the new battleground for the debate over the future of Internet poker in the United States. Sen. …
If passed, this bill would provide what the poker community has been seeking ever since the passage in 2006 of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act – clear language that Internet poker is permitted in the United States and that U.S. financial institutions may conduct business with those sites
The KGC has concluded that former WSOP Main Event winner Russell Hamilton, who was associated with UltimateBet’s affiliate program, was the main person responsible for multiple cheating incidents. The investigation started earlier this year after numerous poker players, especially those belonging to online communities like twoplustwo.com, noticed strange play on the site and started to keep track of the suspicious players. Sister site Absolute Poker was also involved in a very public scandal where the online player known as POTRIPPER was identified as a player with a super-user account
No question about it: After 11 years of online poker without crossing the $600k pot barrier, the game steamrolled into the future in September with not one but two $600k+ pots changing hands – including of course the biggest pot ever won online, for an awe-inspiring $610,000. Even more of a story