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Man assaulted with fireplace poker in Colorado Springs
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Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked another man with a fireplace poker in northeast Colorado Springs on Monday night. Officers responded to a disturbance in the 6100 block Gunshot Pass Drive, west of Powers Boulevard, just after 6 p.m..

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This Week In Tournament Poker — Sept. 15 – 21
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In this Card Player weekly feature we look to provide our readers with a guide to some of the biggest poker events taking place in their area for the upcoming week. Check out all the tournament action set to go down in your own backyard from September …

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Poker Strategy With Bernard Lee: Specific Tournament Situations and Tricks
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Bernard Lee Before the 2013 World Series of Poker, I wrote a column in Card Player about common betting mistakes that I see many amateurs make at the poker tables. These errors included oversized chip betting, accidental raises, string betting, unknown …

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Pettus: Forget voting; just draw straws, play strip poker
www.clarionledger.com

Not by a straw poll. Not by a man named Mr. Straw. An actual straw. But the 177-177 special election runoff tie between alderman candidates David Glenn Bolin and Stephanie Bounds could have been even crazier. It almost was, because of a brand-new law …

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Could New Jersey become an international hub for online poker?
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The US has been slow to regulate online poker since the Department of Justice effectively closed down the market in 2011 when it indicted executives of the three largest online poker sites in the world. In the three and half years plus since “Black …

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WPT Borgata Poker Open Day 1a: Bianco Leads as 172 of 400 Advance
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The World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open kicked off on Sunday as 400 entrants turned up for Day 1a action. After eight levels of play, just 172 advanced to Day 2 with Ben Bianco and his stack of 389,000 leading the way. Also sitting with healthy stacks …

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Daniel Negreanu Critical of Poker Hall of Fame Choices
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Daniel Negreanu may be on the nominee short list himself this year, but when the latest Poker Hall of Fame finalists were unveiled this week, it caused an unexpected uproar from “Kid Poker” and certain members of the poker pro community. As word of the …

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Top Poker Tweets From The Pros: Mercier's Poker Dream, Devonshire's Stash
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“How often do u have dreams about poker? Used to happen to me a lot more but I probably still have 1 per week.. Last night (in my dream), I misclick opened c/o to 20k at 1/2k with QJo (200k stack)… Button jammed 80k… BB called all in for 70kish… B4 …

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California Online Poker Closed Door Policy Problematic
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Yet across the world, online poker and many other forms of gambling have turned into a valuable market for many countries. Despite the popularity and potential for a steady stream of revenue, the US has only grudgingly embraced online poker in recent …

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Ben Bianco Finishes Strong to Top Day 1A of Borgata Poker Open
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Ben Bianco battled with Allyn Shulman for the chip lead during the last level of the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open. Bianco won a giant pot with pocket kings in the closing minutes of the final level to end the day with the chip lead with 389,000 …

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Poker Run benefits plane crash burn victim
www.greatfallstribune.com

The occasion was a poker run and pool tournament to raise money benefiting Rachel “Ladybug” Lukasik, an 11-year-old girl badly injured in a fiery single-engine plane crash Sept. 2 near Showdown Ski Area in the Little Belt Mountains. It was organized by …

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Henry Smzelcer wins 2014 Poker SA $2400 Diamond Event
www.pokerasiapacific.com

The 2014 Poker SA Diamond Series drew to a close on Sunday evening. A massive week of poker was capped off by Henry Szmelcer winning the $2,400 Diamond Event and Bruno Portaro winning the $3,700 Diamond High Roller. It's been an absolutely …

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Partypoker.NJ Qualified Jeffrey Gross for the Borgata Poker Open
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Jeffrey Gross is a 50 year-old semi-professional poker player from New Jersey that won a satellite on partypoker.nj for his seat in the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open. He turned a $100 investment on the site into a seat worth $3,500 and has …

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One-Eyed Jacks giving away 5 poker cruises
www.anteupmagazine.com

The One-Eyed Jacks poker room at Sarasota Kennel Club will award five Ante Up Poker Cruise packages to the top finishers in the main event of its Fall Classic tournament series. The Fall Classic will run Oct. 3-12 and feature eight events, including a …

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Ameristar East Chicago reopens its poker room
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Ameristar East Chicago reopened its poker room on July 24 and Jeremy Smith, who has been involved with every northwest Indiana poker room opening, again managed a smooth, problem-free opening, with an experienced staff. After opening, Smith was …

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New Jersey State Sen. Ray Lesniak: PokerStars Approval in NJ Only Weeks Away
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New Jersey State Sen. Ray Lesniak indicated he has reason to believe that PokerStars will be approved to offer online poker in New Jersey in the next few weeks. “It's going to be soon and it's going to be huge,” Lesniak said in a phone interview with …

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Poker770 Migrates to the NetBet Poker Platform
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NetBet, a Malta-licensed gaming operator that recently rebranded poker network, has finished migrating Poker770 players to its gaming platform. The move will enable NetBet Poker players who previously played at Poker770 to also enjoy games at NetBet …

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Daniel Negreanu Among Poker Hall of Fame Finalists
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Daniel Negreanu has final-tabled the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame (PHOF) after reaching the minimum age requirement of 40 in July. In a press release sent out earlier this week, the WSOP revealed the names of ten players being considered for the honor, and …

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