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Daniel Negreanu called to Poker Hall of Fame
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Can you still call a Hall of Fame member a kid? We will soon find out as the World Series of Poker announced on Thursday that "Kid Poker" Daniel Negreanu was one of two members of the poker world who would be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame this …

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$100, a lie and a poker club: How Pat McAfee became an NFL punter
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It's where a boy borrowed $100 from a friend, lied to his parents, snuck into a poker club and doubled down on his future. It's where Pat McAfee turned $100 into $1,400. It was the money he needed to buy a plane ticket to Miami to prove to college …

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2014 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Just Over One Week Away
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The 2014 Seneca Fall Poker Classic is just over one week away, with the festivities kicking off Saturday, Nov. 1 with a $500 No-Limit Hold'em event. The series will feature five events running Nov. 1-9, highlighted by the $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main …

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Matt Kirby Wins 2014 Canterbury Park Fall Poker Classic for $84502
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Matt Kirby capped a successful Fall Poker Classic tournament series by winning the $1,000 Main Event on Oct. 20 at Canterbury Park. The 30-year-old tournament pro from Bemijdi, Minn., defeated 362 other competitors and captured the top prize of $84,502.

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Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Selected as Poker Hall of Fame Class of …
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Last month the list of 10 nominees for the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame was released by the World Series of Poker, and now after the 21 living Hall of Fame members and a 20-member media panel have cast their votes, two finalists have been chosen.

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Card Player Poker Tour Hollywood Park Casino Results: Event 6
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The tenth stop of Season II of the Card Player Poker Tour kicked off at Hollywood Park Casino in Southern California Oct. 17 and will host a series of tournaments through Oct. 26 culminating with a $340 no-limit hold'em $100,000 guarantee main event Oct.

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Negreanu, former Bellagio manager headed to Poker Hall of Fame
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The Poker Hall of Fame says it will honor Daniel Negreanu and retired poker executive Jack McClelland next month in Las Vegas. The hall's governing council announced Thursday that the induction will be at Binion's Gambling Hall on Nov. 9. That's a day …

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PokerStars Cancels French Poker Series Stop in Paris After Last Week's Police …
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The ongoing battle between French authorities and part of the national gambling industry has a new victim, as PokerStars has decided to cancel the next leg of the French Poker Series (FPS), an event set to kick off in Paris on November 21. The festival …

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First OFC Poker Championship to be Held in Prague
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The Open Face Chinese (OFC) Poker Live World Championship, the first event of its kind in poker tournament history, will be played at Prague in the Czech Republic from December 8 to December 10, 2014. The event will comprise a €1,000 buy-in Main …

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Philadelphia Sugar House Casino Gets City's First Legal Poker Room
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The Philadelphia SugarHouse Casino is about to become the premium destination for poker players in the City of Brotherly Love. While many states in the US are focused on bringing poker and other casino games online, brick-and-mortar locations scattered …

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Can Poker Be Sportified? Global Poker Index owner Alex Dreyfus thinks so
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Let's Sportify poker. This is the rallying cry of Alex Dreyfus, one of poker's best known entrepreneurs who also happens to be one of the game's biggest cheerleaders. Dreyfus, who first appeared on the poker scene as the owner of Chili Poker, is …

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Daniel Negreanu drops to #8 in the GPI World Poker Rankings
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Dan Smith (GPI#1) continues to dominate the GPI World Poker Rankings. Smith is spending his 9th straight week atop the poker rankings. He is currently the only player sitting with more than 4,000 points. The news, however, isn't as good for Daniel …

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Edu Garcia Freixa Wins World Poker Tour National in Barcelona for €50000
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Although we had to wait a little longer than expected to find the new champion of Barcelona's World Poker Tour National, poker pro and international business student Edu Garcia Freixa finally managed to leave Casino Barcelona with the Main Event's …

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Norway To Relax Anti-Poker Laws
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The news is good for online high-stakes pro Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsgaard, who has been fighting for poker players' rights in Norway for quite some time. Last year, Amundsgaard played a politician in heads-up battle to highlight the fact that poker is a …

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CPT 2014, the Sixth Annual International Poker Championship of the Czech …
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The Czech Poker Festival 2014, the 6th edition of the International Poker Championship of the Czech Republic, will take place in the second half of November 2014. The traditional host will be Smíchovské Card Casino Prague and newly opened Kings Casino …

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By popular demand, Zynga brings Zynga Poker Classic back from retirement
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Social gaming company Zynga is taking fan feedback into account and will offer the older version of its popular poker game on mobile. After months of live testing, the new mobile version of Zynga Poker launched in September. But a significant …

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Online Poker Player Traffic Update – October 21, 2014
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The top ten online poker rooms and networks experienced substantial shifting last week, giving the global rankings of PokerScout a completely different look. The biggest mover was Adjarabet, catapulting five notches into fourth place. On the strength …

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Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino Starts Work on its Poker Room; Ho-Chunk …
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Poker is on its way to Philadelphia, and SugarHouse Casino General Manager Wendy Hamilton can't contain her excitement. “It's going to be a game changer,” Hamilton told CBS Philly, as the local media came out in droves to film the arrival of 24 poker …

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