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GR88 Poker – Weird Messages LOL

9 November 2010 , By: Charlie River
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I signed up at GR88 Poker. It’s a skin on the Merge poker network. I’m sure everything’s nice and fine, and I’m looking forward to be playing there. But I had some totally weird messages that I must share with you.

WSOP November Nine Concept Failed

9 November 2010 , By: Charlie River
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The last couple of years, the WSOP Main Event final table has been delayed until November. Right from the start it was a matter of debate whether moving the final would make it more or less exciting. I think the answer is clear now: *November Nine is less exciting. * When the Main Event started four months ago, it was the biggest tournament in the world with some 7,000 players.

New York School of Cards – I’m Liking It!

10 September 2010 , By: Charlie River
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*I didn’t know there’s a brick and mortar poker school out there, but there’s the New York School of Cards. You’ve got to love it!* *Genuine commitment to the game* Poker truly is a game of strategy. Poker is a game that requires a significant amount of thinking. If you’re not thinking, you’re gambling.

Poker Players not Today's Bad Guys

3 September 2010 , By: Charlie River
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*If poker once was a diversion for criminals and outlaws, today it’s an honest pursuit – contrary to politics and business, apparently. * *The Fine Game* *The bad guys are elsewhere* Today's bad guy *A war without pride* *Either way online poker loses* they.

Online Poker – Greed Overrides Right and Wrong

30 August 2010 , By: Charlie River
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Land-based casinos in California oppose the regulation of online poker. They are afraid of losing revenue; they say this openly. The main argument of their opponents, the Regulators, goes along the same lines: “Regulated online poker will bring in cash. ” My reply to both sides would be: “So what?!” *It’s not about your revenue* The question whether online poker should be legal or not cannot possibly be reduced to a matter of revenue.
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