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Why Recreational Players are Avoiding Online Poker
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It's no secret that player traffic at online poker rooms is well below that of days gone by. A number of factors have contributed to the decrease in players, most notably Black Friday. The sudden shutdown of poker sites in 2011 has likely kept a good …

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Anthony Zinno Wins 2015 World Series of Poker $25000 Pot-Limit Omaha High …
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The type of run Anthony Zinno is on in 2015 is the stuff of legends. He already had won three major titles (including two World Poker Tour main events) and made nine final tables so far this year, but that just wasn't enough for the 33-year-old poker …

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Do American Soccer Players Have 'Poker Mania'?
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As opposed to team sports, poker gives athletes the opportunity to focus on themselves, develop their intuition and compete without the need to physically exert themselves. It's the obvious card game of choice for high-earners, and an excellent …

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Takahiro Nakai Wins 2015 World Series of Poker $1000 No-Limit Hold'em
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For only the second time in the history of the World Series of Poker a Japanese player has emerged victorious to win a WSOP gold bracelet. Takahiro Nakai topped a field of 2,497 players to win the 2015 WSOP $1,000 no-limit hold'em event no. 57, joining …

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WSOP Opens 2015 Public Nominations for Poker Hall of Fame
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World Series of Poker officials have announced that this year's public nomination process for the Poker Hall of Fame has now been opened to the public. Each year, the Caesars-owned PHOF selects one or two of poker's elite for induction at a formal …

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Women players at World Series of Poker still rare sight
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Women at the World Series of Poker are like a royal flush: rare. Last year, the gender split for the Main Event of the weeks-long tournament in Las Vegas was almost 24 to 1. This year's highly popular Colossus event attracted more than …

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Delaware Park Presents The Mid-Atlantic Poker Championship
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“We are upping the ante this year, in addition to all our preliminary events we will feature three championship events,” said Poker Room Manager Kevin Castora. “This will include a $1,500 PLO championship, the $550 Heads-Up Championship with best two …

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Jonathan Duhamel Wins 2015 WSOP $111111 One Drop High Roller
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Just over 36 hours after the first card was dealt in the 2015 World Series of Poker $111,111 One Drop High Roller event the final river card came off the deck. As that rectangle of plastic hit the felt Jonathan Duhamel embraced runner-up Bill Klein …

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Texas Congressman introduces Internet Poker Freedom Act
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Texas Congressman Joe Barton has opted to introduce a new online gaming bill in his latest attempt to legalise internet gambling at federal level. The Internet Poker Freedom Act (2015) would establish a programme for the licensing of internet poker by …

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888poker Wants to Offer Live Poker at Your Doorstep; Sending 128 Players to …
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At the beginning of 2015, 888poker decided to reshape its approach to live poker. Only six months after the adoption of a new ambitious strategy focused on low buy-in events and local poker communities, the poker room is already calling their effort "a …

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Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom
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However, all that seems to be changing on at least one continent. Thanks in part, to the notorious high stakes cash games in Macau, Asia is now an emerging hotbed of poker action with tournaments and players popping up in a variety of locations.

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Graham Hearing Could Touch On I-Poker Ban Bill
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Next week on Capitol Hill, Sen. Lindsey Graham, sponsor of one of two bills in Congress seeking to ban online poker, will hold a hearing entitled “Cyber Crime: Modernizing our Legal Framework for the Information Age”, and it could feature some remarks …

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Brandon Wittmeyer Wins First Ever World Series of Poker 50/50 No-Limit Hold …
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One of the new events for the 2015 World Series of Poker was the $1,500 buy-in 50/50 no-limit hold'em tournament. The event featured a unique format where half of the field finished in the money, collecting a minimum of $1,000. It wasn't until the …

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How Are Football Players Changing The Nature of Poker?
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The relationship between football and poker has been a long-standing and sometimes confusing one. Though there have been plenty of suggestions as to why footballers are so attracted to the card game, less thought has gone into a consideration of the …

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Poker Affiliate World Reports Record Growth, Announces New Exclusive …
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2015 is proving to be a great year for the iBus Media's business-to-business (B2B) portal Poker Affiliate World (PAW) as the site reported a remarkable growth in the second quarter (Q2) of 2015. Between April and June, the affiliate marketplace managed …

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Putin's Playing Chess; We're Playing Poker
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is probing and testing in his new-cold-war initiatives. He has annexed Crimea, kidnapped an Estonian counter-intelligence agent, and in a unique expression of chutzpah, challenged America's right to investigate and …

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World Series of Poker win nets Anchorage's Ji $231102
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Ji, 52, last week won a tournament at the 46th annual World Series of Poker, the game's most significant and lucrative event, and pocketed $231,102 at The Rio in Las Vegas. In addition to the considerable prize money Ji seized by winning the Pot-Limit …

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Several Poker Pros Have Shot At Record For Most Cashes In A Single World …
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On Monday in the Rio Convention Center, several professional poker players were in serious contention to eventually match, or surpass, the record for most cashes in a single summer at the World Series of Poker. Mike Leah and Mark Radoja each had nine, …

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