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Event 27 The $530 No-Limit Hold’em Triple Shootout offered a change of pace from the multi-table extravaganzas that comprise the bulk of the schedule, one that was apparently welcome as 729 players turned up to play the equivalent of three straight single-table tournaments. That built a prize pool of $364,500, easily topping the guarantee of $300,000. One of the big stories at the final table was the appearance of Team PokerStars pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier
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All of a sudden you make a few grand, then a few more.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), seeks to limit the scope of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act to illegal online sports betting and to have the law include a clear list of what is considered illegal online gambling. “The PPA is pleased that the House Financial Services Committee today recognized the need to provide necessary clarification to what constitutes ‘unlawful Internet gambling’ under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act by passing H.R
Still, online poker operators must be pleased with the surge in traffic volume so far this month, as players are hitting the felt across the board – from the mega rooms to the small fry – in droves.
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Event 23 featured some more No-Limit Hold’em, with the twist of one rebuy and one add-on this time around. Then came some 2-7 Single Draw action that drew a field of more than 300 players willing to pay $530 to play. Event 23 No-Limit Hold’em, the unofficial game of the poker boom, was on the schedule yesterday with this event.
The team arrived in Washington Monday and will meet with the U.S. Trade Representative, Department of Justice and members of Congress who have relevant committee responsibility or who have demonstrated an interest in seeing the executive branch account for its online gambling policies and decision making.
The two poker variations may not be as popular as No-Limit Hold’em, but they still drew heavy fields to top their guaranteed prize pools and attract some of poker’s biggest stars.
The insatiable lust for high-stakes No-Limit Hold’em that seems to have seized the poker community lately showed no signs of slowing over the weekend, with a steady lineup of big name pros stepping up to the felt at Full Tilt’s marquee $500/$1,000 RailHeaven table. And while there was the expected deluge of $200k-$300k pots , the big story of the weekend came near the very beginning, as just 11 hours after high-stakes fish patatino made online poker history with a $610k pot Friday morning, David Benyamine came oh-so-close to one-upping him with a $600k pot of his own Friday night.