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FanDuel CFO: Poker Is Not A Game Of Skill In FRONTLINE Interview
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In one of the more stunning moments during the FRONTLINE episode, FanDuel CFO Matt King (who appeared regularly throughout the hour-long program) asserted that poker is not a game of skill. Because it's so shocking, I've included the full answer King …

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$57M Stipend Floated To Horse Racing Industry for Online Poker; Tracks Seem …
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There may yet be hope for ending the long stalemate between California tribes and racetracks on Internet poker. PokerNews.com has received a copy of language Assemblyman Adam Gray has floated to industry stakeholders to fill out his shell bill AB 431 …

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FanDuel Exec Disses Poker Skill Factor
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A FanDuel executive believes poker is more a game of chance than skill, but adds that the same doesn't apply to daily fantasy sports (DFS). Matt King, chief financial officer at DFS site FanDuel, told Walt Bogdanich of PBS's Frontline program that …

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Bay 101 Gears Up For World Poker Tour Shooting Star Event With Three Weeks Of …
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This March, the World Poker Tour will roll in San Jose for the 20th yearly running of the Bay 101 Shooting Star, the largest poker tournament in Northern California. It's almost unheard of to see a tournament last two decades, but the annual series has …

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Online Poker: Alex Millar Wins Back $160000
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British poker pro Alex “Kanu7” Millar was down $720,000 on 2016 going into this week, but he was able to take a chunk out of those losses by winning $160,000 over the past seven days, according to tracking data from HighstakesDB. His profits were the …

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Global Poker League Draft List Announced: 203 Players, More Than $500M in Earnings
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With Draft Day of the first-ever Global Poker League (GPL) season just around the corner, Mediarex Entertainment has just released the official list of draftable players. The list consists of 203 players that the 12 franchise managers will be able to …

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PPC POKER TOUR ADDS 6-EVENTS AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO IN 2016
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The PPC Poker Tour (PPC), which hosts US and destination poker events, returns to Foxwoods Resort Casino to host the six PPC Foxwoods Aruba $100,000 guaranteed events. Look for the first event February 10-11 during the annual Foxwoods Mega Stack …

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FanDuel Exec Has Delusional View of DFS, Poker
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It starts out smoothly enough, with a discussion about the background of the company and DFS in general, but about halfway through it takes a turn that has the poker community collectively facepalming. When the interview gets to the topic of the …

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World Poker Tour Announces Television Schedule for Upcoming Season
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Season XIV's slate includes many major poker events, including the Five Diamond World Poker Classic at Bellagio in Las Vegas, the L.A. Poker Classic at Commerce in Los Angeles, and the WPT Tournament of Champions at Seminole Hard Rock in South …

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Microgaming Poker Network Roll Out SNG Changes
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The Microgaming Poker Network is rolling out Sit n Go changes across the board while at the same time welcoming feedback from their clientele to ensure the best possible experience for everyone involved with the network. I don't know how good old …

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Bill Perkins Discusses Prop Bet Gone Wrong For Poker Pro Antonio Esfandiari
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Hedge fund manager Bill Perkins has been cashing in high buy-in poker tournaments for a handful of years now, but the pressure he has put on some people in the form of prop bets has given the Texan a special place in poker. He once bet someone …

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Inaugural Unibet Poker UK Tour Brighton Kicks Off Friday, February 12
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Head to the Rendezvous Casino Brighton this weekend and you'll find it packed to the rafters with poker players looking to become the first-ever champion of the Unibet Poker UK Tour. For £200+£20, players in the inaugural Unibet Poker 2016 UK Tour …

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Jamie Lewis :How Does Anyone Decide Where to Play Poker These Days?
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OK – so I'll be the first to admit that consistency has never been my strong point. That magic move you just saw me pull off? I honestly couldn't do that again if I tried. It's something that has plagued me since my adolescence and has been exemplified …

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Poker rally in support of Lions Camp Dorset on Saturday
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LAKE OF BAYS – The Tall Pines Snowmobile Club 2016 Dorset Poker Rally is taking place this Saturday, Feb. 13. Pledge forms are available at tallpines.org with proceeds to aid Lions Camp Dorset and Tall Pines Snowmobile Club. Pre-registration is Friday, …

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Less Than 10-Percent Chance of Online Poker in California, Says Assemblyman …
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Very little in this world can extinguish hope as decisively as a year dealing with gaming industry stakeholders in California on the issue of Internet poker. It only took a few months of meetings for him to revise his initial projection of a 50-percent …

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Could Daily Fantasy Sports And Online Poker Initiatives Merge In California?
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One interesting emerging parallel between the online poker and DFS debates in California: the so-called “bad actor” issue. For online poker, the question of how to handle operators – most notably PokerStars – who served the California market prior to …

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Poker Strategy With Rep Porter: Playing Postflop As The Aggressor
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In my last column, I asserted that having position and being the aggressor is the most profitable situation you can find yourself in as you move to the flop in limit hold'em. I suggested that when you are entering the pot, you should almost always be …

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The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "BigBuxBuro" and "mavs19" Win Big
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As expected, many New Jersey online poker players chose to watch Super Bowl 50 or attend parties instead of playing online as many of the prize pools were down over the weekend with both networks' flagship tournaments failing to meet their guarantees.

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