Republican Platform: The first published draft of the 2008 Republican Party Platform originally included anti-internet gambling language which read, in part, ‘We support legislation prohibiting gambling over the Internet ….’ This was the same language that had been in the party’s 2000 and 2004 platforms. On a recent Tuesday, in the early afternoon, it was reported by CQPolitics and other sites that a ‘Working Draft to Platform Committee Members’ issued the day before did not include this anti-internet gambling language, with some outlets reporting the language had been pulled to broaden the appeal of the platform.
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Joseph Walsh drove up to Las Vegas the last few days of the World Series of Poker to spend some quality time with old friends… the world of gambling and its rhythm of compelling vibes.
One frequent topic of discussion on British based poker forums is the way in which casinos and other poker operators charge for their product. Until the new gambling act was put in place last year, casinos in the UK were restricted to charging 10 percent of the value of the buy-in as the registration fee, up to a maximum of £50
Let’s talk politics. Stop whimpering-this is actually about poker
One of the longest running shows in Las Vegas is Crazy Girls at the Riviera, despite heavy competition not only from other hotel-casinos, but from the town’s strip joints. One of the reasons are the girls themselves-all gorgeous and with a good sense of humor. The show is not only very sexy, but fun as well
If you had X-ray eyes and could see through the backs of your opponent’s cards, you would know exactly what he held.
[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.
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 …