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Rolling the Dice with McCain and Online Gambling

[Editor’s Note: With the November election right around the corner, Poker Player Newspaper asked journalist Amy Calistri to look at Barack Obama’s and John McCain’s candidacy from the perspective of their positions on gambling and poker. Amy’s piece on Senator McCain follows; her piece on Senator Obama will appear next issue] ‘This is a very, very superstitious game,’ he said.

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Top two reach final – The Press Association

SkySports Top two reach final The Press Association – 13 minutes ago Phil Taylor and Raymond van Barneveld set up a heavyweight showdown in tomorrow’s final of the Sky Poker World Grand Prix with convincing victories on …

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Feldman rules

A contingent of 21 players put up at least $10,000 each and matched wits for 36 hours in front of the cameras for a show to be televised at a later date. The game kicked off at 2 p.m.

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Asian Poker Tour Announces Manila Event for 2009 – PR Web (press release)

Asian Poker Tour Announces Manila Event for 2009 PR Web (press release), WA – 1 hour ago Having made its mark on Asia and players around the world with two highly successful poker events in 2008, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) has announced the …

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Internet Texas Holdem Reviews the New "Vulcan Poker" Website from … – PR Web (press release)

Internet Texas Holdem Reviews the New “Vulcan Poker” Website from … PR Web (press release), WA – 1 hour ago With more than 50 poker room reviews, Internet Texas Holdem aka “ITH” is known for providing non-biased, thorough reviews. Here’s an excerpt from ITH’s ..

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McSweeney uncorks win at Irish Poker Festival

Despite the likes of Ladbrokes Poker pro Roy Brindley and Pot-Limit Omaha World Champion Marty Smyth being in the mix, it was Jimmy McSweeney from Cork, Ireland, who took home the win. He had plenty of competition as well. Earlier in the week the capacity for the €550 main event of the Irish Poker Festival was raised from 625 to 750 when organizers realized how popular the event was going to be.

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McSweeney uncorks win at Irish Poker Festival – PokerListings.com

McSweeney uncorks win at Irish Poker Festival PokerListings.com – 11 hours ago By Sarah Polson Killarney, Ireland, had an influx of poker players Oct.

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As the durrrr turns: Dwan spins up $720k

Case in point: another episode of the irresistible force vs. the immovable object yesterday, as two of the game’s most aggressive – or some might say maniacal – high-stakes rivals squared off in another $500/$1,000 RailHeaven session at Full Tilt Poker. The force: Ilari ” Ziigmund ” Sahamies.

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Deluge of pros forecast for WPT NAPC

Built on a cliff that looks right over Niagara’s world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest gaming resort facility in Canada. To feel any closer to the falls you’d have to try your luck in a barrel.

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An Equivalent Seriously WTF Moment

Slow poker news day, so we’re sitting around racking our brains trying to figure out what an equivalent “seriously wtf” moment would be to seeing a shirtless Lee Watkinson with panthers on a billboard outside McCarren International in Las Vegas … …and that moment would be sitting on a sofa in 1983, watching Mtv, and this fucking thing comes on for the first time.

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Las Vegas Poker Tournaments

photos by flipchip • lasvegasvegas.com Bellagio Las Vegas October 1 marked the start of almost full time tournament poker in Las Vegas that will continue through the holidays. Bellagio’s Festa al Lago, Binion’s Poker Open, 2nd Annual Caesars Palace Classic, The Venetian’s Deep Stack Extravaganza, and the Poker Employees Championship at the Sahara fill the calendar from October through December. We begin with the biggest tournament, the Bellagio’s Festa al Lago

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