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PokerStars.com APPT to debut in New Zealand

This time around the Asian Pacific Poker Tour sets its sights on that isolated pair of islands to the south of Australia better known as New Zealand. This marks the first time PokerStars has ventured into New Zealand and, in all likelihood, the biggest poker tournament ever held in the country. APPT Auckland will, of course, take place in the largest city of New Zealand, known for its impressive Sky Tower, bustling night life, rugged coastline and temperate climate.

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SSIGI asks governor to end net gambling ban

“The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative calls on Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to support the regulation of Internet gambling as a way to protect Kentuckians and generate billions of dollars in new revenue, rather than seeking to prohibit the activity,” said Jeffrey Sandman, spokesperson for SSIGI. Beshear and other elements of the Kentucky government have moved to seize 141 online gambling site domain names from sites they believe are illegally doing business in Kentucky. According to the law, the state has the right to seize and forfeit “gambling mechanisms” associated with illegal online gambling.

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zubs1aa picks up big win in Bodog Poker Open

Plenty of players were interested in trying to turn a profit in the $500 buy-in event on Sunday. A total of 477 players turned up, but Arik “zubs1aa” Marks topped them all for the first-place prize.

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Winstar World Championship Series-$3 Million River Event, Part 2

At 11 a.m. the remaining 150 players from the Winstar World Championship Series River Event began their battle for the title of first WWCS champion.

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Judge Deliberates in Kentucky Online Gambling Case – PocketFives.com

Gambling911.com Judge Deliberates in Kentucky Online Gambling Case PocketFives.com – 2 hours ago Representatives from the Poker Players Alliance and other industry groups were in attendance.

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Not Necessarily Just Poker News Brought to You By Kristina and Karissa Shannon

Kristina and Karissa Shannon are the latest lucky ladies to have to play with Hef’s wrinkly old decrepit penis every day. And if that sentence sounds like we’re filled with spite towards Hef, it’s because we are

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Poker and Pop Culture: Critical Reception of ‘The Cincinnati Kid’

Debates about the best-ever poker movie nearly always resolve into discussions of the relative merits of a few favorites, with The Cincinnati Kid (1965) usually figuring as one of a small group of candidates for top honor. The relative

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Mercier posts another EPT win

  The EPT London started up just at the tail end of the World Series of Poker Europe events in town as well, which meant some of the top players from around the world were in town to compete.

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The Isle at Pompano: It’s All About the Staff!

I had a very pleasant surprise yesterday when I walked into the Isle at Pompano Casino poker room in Pompano, FL. It’s a magnificent room, located on the second floor, well spread out, with a great atmosphere.

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PokerStars.net EPT London £1 Million Showdown Day 2: Mercier Prevents Juanda London Double

After two days and a couple of timely double-ups, EPT San Remo champion Jason Mercier came out atop the 85-player field at the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour London £1 Million Showdown. Mercier made it through…

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5 Tips to Help You Out of a Gambling Addiction Crisis

When you are in a gambling addiction crisis, this is a very dangerous time. You may have lost a lot of money, lost your job, or perhaps your home. A gambling addiction crisis is usually a time where suicidal thoughts and actions are at their highest.

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