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  • November 12, 2018

Man busted after stealing poker chips from casino

In what would appear to be a temporary lapse of reason, an individual attempted to pull off a heist at a casino in New Orleans last week. His “well-designed” plan included grabbing poker chips at the casino before making his getaway into the sunset. As the bungling burglar soon learned, however, his car didn’t come

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  • November 12, 2018

Are poker players unethical? Twitter says yes

A recent poll on Twitter regarding poker players and how they would react to certain scenarios provided some interesting insight into what people think of the poker community. The poll was anything but scientific and only asked a few questions, but it would appear that poker players are anything but ethical. Patrick Leonard posed the

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  • November 9, 2018

Seneca Fall Poker Classic Begins Today

The annual Fall Poker Classic at the Seneca Niagara Casino kicks off today with the first of eight events. This marks the third year in a row the Card Player Poker Tour has partnered with the casino to host the series. The events offer a combined total of prize pool guarantees over $370,000. The first

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  • November 8, 2018

Global Poker increase PLO, Crazy Pineapple games

Anyone who wants to move beyond No Limit Hold’em poker now has some more options on Global Poker. The online portal has announced that it is expanding its menu and will offer more Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) and Crazy Pineapple games. Going forward, Global Poker will have an additional seven offerings for PLO sit-n-gos. Having previously

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  • November 7, 2018

California poker player wins big at WSOPC tournaments

Scott Sanders had a good week at the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Harveys Lake Tahoe series. The 30-year-old, who, by day, works in a fast-food restaurant chain, took down the $400 Monster Stack NLHE and followed it up four days later with a victory at the $1,700 Main Event. Between the two, Sanders

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  • November 6, 2018

Charity Series of Poker to host Vegas tournament next month

The Charity Series of Poker has announced a poker fundraiser for next month. The event will take place on December 8 and will benefit the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, a charity group that provides support to the Las Vegas community. The tournament is open to the public and will be held at the Las Vegas

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  • November 5, 2018

Atlantic City Still Not Investment Worthy After Credit Rating Upgrade

Atlantic City is on an upswing, but it is still not worthy of investment dollars. According to Moody’s Investors Service, the gambling resort town is still classified in a ranking that sits below “investment grade.” Moody’s recently raised Atlantic City’s credit rating from Caa3 up to B2. The investment service defines the ranking of B2

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  • November 2, 2018

Seminole Hard Rock Kick Off Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Nov. 14

The World Poker Tour heads to Hollywood, Florida once again this month for the 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open. The 19-event series kicks off on November 14 and runs through November 28. The Championship event begins on November 25 and will live stream on Consistently among the most popular annual

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  • October 31, 2018

Shaun Deeb Claims WSOP Player of the Year Award

After a stellar season competing in multiple World Series of Poker events including two bracelet wins, Shaun Deeb claimed the WSOP Player of the year award. The New York poker pro faced stiff competition over the summer but by the end of the race, he had separated himself with a significant lead over the rest

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  • October 30, 2018

Jeff Gross, Matt Stout find victory at Run It Up Reno

Run It Up VII has almost run its course. The series of tournaments will conclude with several side events, but the majority of the action is now in the books. Walking away with titles, and trophies, are two of poker’s most recognizable figures – Jeff Gross and Matt Stout. Gross is known for his poker

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