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US Online Poker, New Jersey, and Skrill USA : What's in Store for 2015?
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New Jersey's first year of online poker has been quite a roller coaster ride, and bank processing issues for players have continued to be problematic, to say the least. With banks afraid another reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire Act by the Department …

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National Spelling Champ Pratyush Buddiga Wins $3.2m Playing Poker
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National Spelling Champ Pratyush Buddiga Wins $3.2m Playing Poker In 2002, Pratyush Buddiga won the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition aged 13, and in 2011 at the age of 22 had graduated with a bachelor's degree from Duke University.

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Highball, Poker Player Sent to Tackle Woodchopper
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Poker Player, on the other hand, was an early developing juvenile who won the Grade III $150,000 Bourbon Stakes en route to an eighth-place finish in the Grade I Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf in 2013. This year, the son of the late Harlan's Holiday has …

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Mississauga resident wins $100000 in nightly…
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MISSISSAUGA – Mississauga resident Shane Smith shouldn't have any trouble covering his holiday tab this year after winning $100,000 in the nightly Poker Lotto draw. The 30-year-old truck driver purchased the winning ticket at West Park Kitchen Food …

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A Hand Matchup from the 2014 WSOP $10000 No-Limit Hold'em
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Preflop, final table, three handed, with the blinds at 800,000 and 1,600,000 and a 200,000 ante, van Hoof raised to 3,600,000 from the button, Jacobson reraised to 9,200,000 from the small blind, van Hoof went all-in, and Jacobson called.

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Poker Hand of the Week: 12/18/14
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Give us your opinion in the comments section below for your chance at winning a six-month Card Player magazine digital subscription. Ask any group of poker players how you played your hand and they'll come up with dozens of different opinions. That's …

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Poker Pro Bernard Lee's Full House Charity Program Provides Holiday …
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New England poker pro Bernard Lee on Dec. 18 donated holiday packages to more than 75 children in the Lawrence, Mass. area as part of The Full House Charity Program, which provides a minimum of $10,000 annually to organizations across New …

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Looking Ahead in the New Jersey Online Poker Market: Exclusive Skrill USA …
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Skrill was recently approved as a digital wallet provider for the New Jersey online poker and gambling market, so we asked Hall about his views on some of the issues that have hindered growth and revenues in the Garden State, as well as his overall …

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Moorman's Book of Poker Giveaway
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To qualify all you have to do is tweet me @moorman1 a picture of yourself with a copy of my book, Moorman's Book of Poker, in the funniest/craziest place you can think of (e.g. underwater, sky diving, anything crazy or interesting go for it!) along …

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Web Poker: Alex Luneau Has Rough Week
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Poker pro Phil Ivey had a solid week, winning more than $200,000. Ivey did some serious grinding at $2,000-$4,000 limit Omaha eight-or-better and $1,000-$2,000 deuce-to-seven triple draw. Ivey is still down more than $2 million on 2014 as the year …

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California Politician Explains Provision That Calls For In-Person Online Poker …
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Aside from the fact that major players in California's gaming industry don't support the newest online poker bill to hit the Golden State due to the “bad actor” issue, there has been some serious concern about how the bill requires in-person …

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Massive Schedule Announced for First-Ever European Poker Tour Event in Malta
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The first-ever European Poker Tour (EPT) in Malta boasts an impressive 67-tournament schedule and promises to keep everyone entertained with plenty of special events and cash games available non-stop during the festival. Running March 18-28, 2015, …

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World Poker Tour Signs Asian Licensing Deal with Ourgame International
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“The World Poker Tour has worked hard to expand its footprint throughout Asian territories over the last few years with much success,” said WPT President Adam Pliska. “A big part of this success was based on our strong working partnership with Ourgame, …

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PokerStars Coalition to Meet with Mike Gatto on California Online Poker Bill
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PokerStars and their California allies will meet with Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to talk about his online poker bill (AB 9) and their respective visions for Internet poker in the state. Gatto's bill is similar to a proposed plan for online …

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What's in an Online Poker Name?
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Names are important to us because they help make up our identity. Of course, we have little control over what our names are because it is usually our parents who choose them for us. But on most sites when you step into the online poker arena, you have …

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Card Player Poker Tour: St. Maarten Offers Early Bird Freeroll
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For the first time ever the Card Player Poker Tour will make a stop at Casino Royale in Maho Bay, St. Maarten in the Caribbean and player who book early will receive an extra bonus. All players who book prior to Jan. 31 will receive entry into a $3,300 …

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Andorra to Regulate Online Poker and Open First Ever Brick-and-Mortar Casino
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Just weeks before the calendar turns to 2015, is not clear how Andorra plans to regulate the online poker industry. According to Ribergaygua, the process will necessarily involve at least France and Spain – two of Europe's regulated and ring-fenced …

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Thinking Poker: One of Those Nights
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A serious poker player should have more than one strategy in his bag of tricks. You can't rely on your opponents playing the way you want them to. You have to adapt to them, figure out where their leaks are, then craft your own play to take advantage …

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