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Adjarabet Goes Live on Microgaming Poker Using Babelfish
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In late January, UK & Ireland PokerNews informed you of the new “Babelfish” technology that the MPN believes will revolutionise online poker. Head of Poker for Microgaming, Alex Scott, said in a press release at the time that “a well-known major …

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A Guide to Playing Online Poker in the United States
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In the United States, there are three states where online poker rooms are licensed to operate: New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada. Delaware and Nevada will soon be sharing player pools — perhaps as soon as March — which should help traffic for players …

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SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker
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SwCPoker, the successor to the world's largest and most used Bitcoin poker network, has relaunched less than three weeks after its predecessor was forced offline by the Nevada Gaming Commission. Seals with Clubs (SWC) unexpectedly went dark on …

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Take Action Before Thursday's Congressional Hearing on RAWA Online Poker …
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Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), 3rd District, seeks to ban states from authorizing online poker. If RAWA were to become law, Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware — the three states that have legalized iGaming — would be forced to give up on their current iGaming …

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Thinking Poker: One Heads-Up Hand, Five Valuable Lessons
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The European Poker Tour heads to Malta later this month for a first-ever visit to the island country, then next month will conclude another season in Monaco with the Grand Final. If you recall, last year's Grand Final was punctuated by a marathon final …

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One To Remember: Inaugural American Poker Awards Deliver with Success
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I'm not quite sure anyone truly knew what to expect heading into the 2015 American Poker Conference and American Poker Awards at the end of last week, but the turnout from start to finish was overwhelmingly positive. From the volume of people in …

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2015 Western New York Poker Challenge Kicks Off This Friday at Seneca Niagara
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Niagara Falls may have made headlines last week after extremely low temperatures caused it to freeze, but beginning this Friday, March 6, the place will be heating with great poker action as the 2015 Western New York Poker Challenge kicks off at Seneca …

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Twitch's Liaison with Online Poker Featured in the Wall Street Journal
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While Twitch's Poker Partnership Lead Scott Ball was busy in Beverly Hills attending the 2015 American Poker Conference (APC) and accepting an award at the inaugural American Poker Awards (APA) for Poker Innovation of the Year, The Wall Street …

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Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Results: Events 1-3
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The second stop of Season III of the Card Player Poker Tour kicked off at the Wynn in Las Vegas Feb. 25 and will host a series of 14 tournaments through Mar. 15, culminating with a $2,100 no-limit hold'em $300,000 guarantee main event Mar. 15-18. Here …

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This Week In Tournament Poker — March 2 – 8
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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 March 2 – 8.

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Michael Mizrachi Launches Blast Longer, "An Insurance for Poker Players"
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Three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi has announced the launch of a new poker venture named Blast Longer, an online and mobile optimized app that aims to be poker's new one stop shop for all last-longer bets.

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Are Your Fancy Poker Moves Costing You Money?
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I'm currently reading Colson Whitehead's book, The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death, published last year. The premise is that a website (Grantland) has offered to stake him into the World Series of Poker Main Event in exchange for a lengthy …

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Fraser Bellamy Crowned 2015 Sky Poker UKPC Main Event Champion
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The Sky Poker UK poker Championship Main Event trophy is heading back to Sheffield, just as id did in 2014 when Alex Spencer won it, because in the early hours of Monday 2nd March, Fraser Bellamy emerged victorious in the £1 million guaranteed event.

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Negreanu, Colman, and Selbst Among Winners at American Poker Awards
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On Friday night, the first-ever American Poker Awards took place at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. The event, the brainchild of Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus, attracted a who's who of poker stars, from players to industry heavyweights. After a …

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Poker Strategy With Gavin Griffin: Over Thinking It
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I was recently playing in a game that was pretty crazy. It was often four or more ways to the flop for a raise and sometimes it was that many for a reraise as well. Pots were big and the players weren't really trying that hard to win them. Instead …

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First Annual American Poker Awards Recognize the Games Finest
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The poker industry had its opportunity to shine this past Friday night at the American Poker Awards in Beverly Hills, CA. The APA was organized by Alex Dreyfus, Global Poker Index CEO. He is currently on a mission to sportify the game of poker and the …

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Poker Player Arrested At Final Table For Robbery, Still Finishes Third For $80000
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Canadian poker player Harnam Matharn, 21, was arrested at the final table of the Fallsview Poker Classic at the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario last week for allegedly robbing a fellow poker player in Kahnawake, Quebec in November. Police …

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Bitcoin Poker Site Seals With Clubs Closes After Security Compromise
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In a notice posted on its website, Seals With Clubs cited security issues but did not disclose the specific events that led to the decision. The site has experienced security problems in the past, having been the target of a database hack in December …

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