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Can Edge Sorting Work in Poker?

April 23, 2014 by  
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After Phil Ivey was accused of engaging in “edge sorting” by two casinos, many poker players have found themselves wondering whether Ivey’s poker success could be as tainted as his baccarat success now is. Are poker games as easy to exploit as baccarat games are? To answer that question you must first understand what edge [...]

Borgata Tournament Players Reimbursed After Fake Chip Troubles

April 15, 2014 by  
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A casino in New Jersey has reimbursed more than 2,100 poker tournament entrants after the tournament they were playing in was suspended partway through because it was discovered that some of the chips in play were counterfeit. More than 2,100 players were affected by the fake chip scandal. The players who finished outside of the [...]

Are You One of These Annoying Poker Players?

April 5, 2014 by  
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Playing poker can be a lot of fun, if you’re at the right table, but if you get paired up with the wrong type of people it can turn into a nightmare. Here’s a quick look at some of the worst kinds of behaviour at the poker table. If you’re engaging in any of these [...]

How to Pick a Good Table to Play

April 3, 2014 by  
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In the context of online poker, a “good” poker table is one which gives you a high chance of winning. There are a few common characteristics that good poker tables have. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Firstly, “good” poker tables tend to be ones where a lot of players stay to [...]

New York Poker Bill Under Senate Debate

March 29, 2014 by  
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A new online poker bill, S 6913, is under debate at the New York Senate. State Senator John Bonacic introduced the bill, just days after Senator Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz introduced a different federal bill, backed by Sheldon Adelson. Adelson’s bill seeks to outlaw most forms of online gambling, from lotteries to poker, [...]

Chris Moneymaker on Life Before Poker

March 28, 2014 by  
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Chris Moneymaker is widely credited as having singlehandedly started the poker revolution. His victory at the 2003 World Series of Poker sparked the poker boom and inspired a generation of poker players. Moneymaker recently gave an interview with the Baltimore Sun in which he talked about his World Series of Poker win, life bofore poker, [...]

Poker Debate Running in Minnesota

March 27, 2014 by  
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Poker fans in Minnesota are embroiled in a long-running debate about whether online poker play should be legal in the state. The issue has attracted the attention of a huge audience, that goes beyond just online poker players. The reason for this is that the legality of online poker is not just an issue that [...]

London Poker Player Found Dead in His Home

March 27, 2014 by  
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Professional poker player Mehmet Hassan has been found dead in his home, shortly after leaving a winning session at the poker tables. According to a report published in London’s Evening Standard, it is thought that Hassan was the victim of a premeditated burglary. A source close to Hassan is reported to have told the Standard [...]

Why It’s Hard to Start Playing Poker Again

March 26, 2014 by  
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Poker is a game that is easy to learn, but hard to master. Once you know the rules – which is something that you should be able to pick up in your first game, you will never forget them. In fact, poker is so easy to learn that you could probably pick up a cheat [...]

Lawmakers to Debate At-Home Poker in Maryland

March 25, 2014 by  
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A committee for the House of Delegates will be considering several bills later this week. Among the bills under consideration are the move-over law (which requires drivers to move over at least one lane when they see emergency vehicles parked on the side of the road), and the in-house poker laws. The law considerations that [...]

Nevada and Delaware Sign Interstate Online Poker Deal

March 19, 2014 by  
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In February 2014, the states of Nevada and Delaware signed a deal that could change the face of online poker in the USA forever. There has been a lot of amendments to Nevada’s poker laws over the last several months. One of the most interesting movements, however is that the Nevada governor is now allowed [...]

Poker Lotto All In Launches

March 18, 2014 by  
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Earlier this month, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launched the Poker Lotto All In. This innovative poker lotto game allows playersv to wager an additional $1 for each hand they play, giving them the opportunity to win bigger prizes in store, on top of the existing prizes offered for the Poker Lotto game. The [...]

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