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A Night at Poker Flat
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Four NASA suborbital sounding rockets leapt into the night on January 26, from the University of Alaska's Poker Flat Research Range. This time lapse composite image follows all four launches of the small, multi-stage rockets to explore winter's …

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Five Thoughts: The Banker Returns, New WSOP Payouts, and More
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When the $1 million BIG ONE for ONE DROP was first announced in 2011, I was excited. The seven-figure buy-in, albeit ridiculous, wasn't what did it for me though; even poker reporters quickly became desensitized to large amounts of money. That is …

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Shawn Cunix Takes Big Lead into Day 4 of Borgata Winter Poker Open
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It was moving day Wednesday at the 2015 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open. The first few hours of the day were dedicated to bursting the money bubble, and as soon as the final 90 were reached it was a matter of jockeying for position going into the …

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Magic: The Gathering Poker Chips Kickstarter Campaign
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The game has also spawned a whole host of top notch professional poker players, with World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winners David Williams, Brock Parker, Justin Bonomo and Scott Seiver spending time playing Magic: The Gathering at quite a high …

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2014 GPI American Poker Awards Nominees Announced
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The Global Poker Index (GPI) has announced the nominees for their first ever GPI American Poker Awards. A nomination panel of approximately 60 poker industry insiders were tasked with submitting two selections in each of the nine categories. Four …

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France Poker Awards Set for Deauville on February 3
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France's live poker community is preparing to celebrate the best moments of 2014, as this year's edition of the France Poker Awards kicks off in Deauville on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The event, which is set to take place at the O2 bar in the Barrière Casino …

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Global Poker Index: Schemion Still Overall Leader, Muehloecker Moves Ahead …
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Each week, the Global Poker Index releases a list of the top 300 tournament poker players in the world using a formula that takes into account a player's results over six half-year periods. The GPI also ranks the top performers of the year over two six …

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Poker Players Won't Be Affected by Anti-Staking Bill in Nevada
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Nevada State Bill 40 has created waves throughout the poker community, with many wondering whether it will affect online and live poker staking within the state's borders if the bill becomes law. The bill was pre-filed on Dec. 20, 2014, and was made …

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Woman stripped and offered OAP 'sexual services' before battering him with poker
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A vile woman subjected a frail OAP to a terrifying ordeal, stripping off and offering to perform a sex act before beating him with a poker. Twisted Louise McDougall later told police that wheelchair-bound William Watson, 87, had raped her at his home …

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How Soon Could California Launch their Online Poker Industry?
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Based on the timeline presented in Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer new online poker bill, AB 167, also known as The Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2015, California's online poker industry would be up and running within 635 days of the …

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Celebrity Poker Watch: Ryan Reynolds, Manny Pacquaio, Faraz Jaka
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In this week's celebrity poker watch we start with Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds. After tying the knot with the likes of Scarlett Johansson and Blake Lively, one would imagine that luck and Reynolds get along well, but according to recent press reports …

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Murray: Master Poker Player
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I think Murray's is a master poker player. He knows that the NHL trade market has already opened. He's just waiting for the big bang to happen. It will. Murray has been on the job in Buffalo for a full calendar year. He's no longer a rookie GM. He's …

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Fairfax police stage a SWAT raid on poker players
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Nine years ago this month, a Fairfax County SWAT team shot and killed 37-year-old optometrist Sal Culosi during a raid on his home. Culosi was suspected of wagering on football games, in violation of Virginia law. (I guess he should have played the …

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Nominees Announced for 2014 GPI American Poker Awards
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The first edition of the PokerStars-sponsored GPI American Poker Awards is set to hit the stage on Feb. 27, 2015, at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, with a glam ceremony hosted by veteran journalist and poker media personality Kara Scott.

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Thinking Poker: Monkey See, Monkey Do
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Early in your career, you'll probably play poker with a lot of people who, even if they are better than you, are not really very sophisticated or knowledgeable. This does not stop them from having strongly held opinions about what good play looks like …

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Brian Arbaugh Wins Mid-States Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville for $102806
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The first stop of the Mid-States Poker Tour Season 6 concluded on Sunday at bestbet Jacksonville, Brian Arbaugh had two career five-figure live scores, both at the Florida venue for about $55,000 total. After 14 hours of grueling Day 2 play, he added a …

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iBus Media Announces Revamped B2B Portal 'Poker Affiliate World'
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"We are very excited to introduce the next generation of our affiliation platform," Poker Affiliate World Account Manager Karolis Dubauskas explained. "Our ultimate goal was to make this the most user friendly affiliate system in the market, and I am …

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WSOP, 888 NJ Online Poker Partnership Brings Higher Traffic Peaks, But …
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The question is whether the new combined online poker room will be able to build on that momentum and capitalize on the shared liquidity. PartyPoker NJ has consistently offered bigger guarantees in its multi-table tournaments, coming off the second …

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