[Press Release]WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2008) – Surpassing its initial goals, the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy organization with over 1 million members, raised over $140,000 for paralyzed veterans through the two charity poker tournaments that were among the most popular events held during the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. The tournament at the Democratic National Convention, ‘Poker at the Ballpark’, was held at Coors Field and featured over 180 players from across the nation including Hollywood stars Ben Affleck, Seth Myers, Sarah Silverman, Richard Dreyfuss and Montel Williams as well as professional poker players Andy Bloch and Victor Ramdin.
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They are CEREUS. Absolute Poker and UltimateBet, two online gaming sites that have each been embroiled in significant scandals that rocked the online poker community over the past year, will join together on a new poker platform-the CEREUS network. I could not have made this one up
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.
Pokerstars.com guarantee £1 million prize pool for EPT London. The fifth season of the European Poker Tour gets into action in Barcelona in September, but Pokerstars.com, which sponsors and runs the tour, announced that they will add £250,000 to the London event, which takes place at the Grosvenor Victoria casino in early October. They are also guaranteeing the first prize at a staggering £1,000,000.
Poker Player Online CEREUS joins Absolute Poker and UltimateBet Poker Player Online, CA - 1 hour ago Absolute Poker and UltimateBet, two online gaming sites that have each been embroiled in significant scandals that rocked the online poker community over …
Gambling911.com Becoming a Professional Poker Player: Gambling911 Follows … Gambling911.com, FL - 2 hours ago Five months ago, I sat down to my first ever poker game as an adult. I played as a kid with my dad, but rediscovered poker five months ago
Man accused of choking poker dealer at Tri-State Daily Mail – Charleston, WV - 5 hours ago by Justin D. Anderson Nitro police say they plan to obtain a battery warrant for a 61-year-old Cross Lanes man accused of choking a card dealer at Tri-State … Poker Player Chokes Dealer, Police Say WSAZ-TV Business is up, so racetrack to hire 100 Charleston Gazette all 4 news articles
Poker Player Chokes Dealer, Police Say WSAZ-TV, WV - 4 hours ago (WSAZ) — Nitro Police are looking for a man they say choked a poker dealer at Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming Center just after midnight on Monday.
September 2, 2008 (Macau, China) 20-year-old Yevgeniy Timoshenko, a highly rated player from the United States of Ukrainian descent has won the 2008 APT Macau, Asia’s largest guaranteed tournament, at the glamourous Galaxy StarWorld. 257 players from over 40 countries lined-up for a GUARANTEED prize pool of US$1.5 million and GUARANTEED first prize of US$500,000 – a landmark for the development of poker in Asia. Timoshenko was first for $500,000, with Joon Hee Yeah from South Korea finishing second for $250,000.
We concluded last issue by mentioning that most players will look for all-in situations whenever they have chips totaling approximately 10 times the big blind. That’s when you’re officially short stacked, and that’s when most players look to go all in and double up, or die trying. Most good tournament players do just that.
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