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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 [...]

What Does The Average Poker Player Look Like?

March 18, 2014 by  
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Poker is a game that attracts people from all walks of life. The stereotype of stern old men smoking cigars in dark poker rooms is one that refuses to die, but it could not be further from the truth. If you’ve ever wondered what the average poker player is really like, then the recently published [...]

Nevada Ladies Poker Championship Overview

March 16, 2014 by  
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The Nevada Ladies Poker Championship was recently held at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada. The event w well attended, attracting about 100 female poker players. The Nevada Ladies Poker Championship is a charity focused event, but instead of a standard charity poker format, the event asked participants to pay $20 each, and that money [...]

App Review – Poker Notes Live

March 10, 2014 by  
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If you are serious about improving your poker game, then you will need to devote a lot of time to playing poker, taking notes on the people you play against and tracking the way that they react to certain situations. Taking notes and looking at your own hand statistics is a good way to highlight [...]

Your Chance to Meet Phil Ivey

March 7, 2014 by  
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Nine-time winner of the World Series of Poker, Phil Ivey, is heading to the Pala Casino today to meet fans and sign autographs. Admission to the event is free, and you can find out more about the event by calling 977-946-7252. In fact, tonight is a great night for those looking for some fun and [...]

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