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Ray Bitar Given the Boot as Full Tilt CEO?

7 July 2011 , By: compncards
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According to a post on Wicked Chops Poker[http://wickedchopspoker. com/ray-bitar-out-at-full-tilt-alderney-to-unsuspend-license/], Ray Bitar is out at Full Tilt Poker as the CEO and there is a good chance that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission will reinstate Full Tilt Poker's license. If the story from WCP proves to be true, this will be some of the best news since it was announced that Full Tilt Poker is in talks to sell controlling interest in the company. WCP made a great point about any new investor not wanting someone running the company that was indicted by the U.
Categories: Full Tilt Poker, Ray Bitar

2011 WSOP Commentary - Is This Really the End for Doyle ?

1 5 July 2011 , By: compncards
It is very possible we have seen the end of an era in tournament poker. Before the beginning of the 2011 WSOP $50,000 Poker Player's Championship, Doyle Brunson stated the following on Twitter: TexDolly[http://twitter. com/#%21/TexDolly] @PokerLawyer[http://twitter. com/PokerLawyer] *Thanks, you might be watching my last tournament.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, Doyle Brunson

WSOP Commentary: Is Jonathan Epstein Really the Biggest "Douchebag" in the History of Poker?

2 3 July 2011 , By: compncards
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For those of you not following the $1k Ladies Event at the 2011 WSOP, there is one man remaining in the field. At the time that I start to write this, Jonathan Epstein sits around 7th in chips with 12 players left. He very well may be the first, and ironically the last, man to ever make the Ladies Event final table in the history of the World Series of Poker[http://www. pokerjunkie.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Ladies Event, Douchebag, Jonathan Epstein, WSOP Ladies Event

2011 WSOP $50k Players Championship Day 1 - Anticipation Builds and Will Ivey Play?

2 July 2011 , By: compncards
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The $50,000 Poker Player's Championship kicks off in about 4 hours as the biggest stars in the world are expected to take their seat in this one. There are a few questions on everyone's minds as the kickoff of this event approaches. First, how many players will show up?  Last year's field drew 116 players. Many would have guessed going into the 2011 WSOP[[sitetree_link,id=597]] that the number would be lucky to break 75, but if this series has taught us anything, it is that the poker economy is resilient.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, Doyle Brunson, Phil Ivey, Poker Players Championship

Full Tilt Poker In Negotiations to Sell Controlling Interests to European Investors

2 July 2011 , By: compncards
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Remember how a couple of days ago I said that the Full Tilt license revocation[http://www. pokerjunkie. com/poker-blog/poker-news/full-tilts-license-revocation-first-steps-or-the-final-straw] could be the first steps to players getting their money back? Now it appears that Full Tilt Poker is in negotiations to sell controlling interest in the company to a European investment group. According to an article in the LA Times[http://www.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, Full Tilt Poker, Full Tilt Poker Sale, Phil Ivey

2011 World Series of Twitter Day 31 - Lactating Strippers, Wormless People and Virgin Sacrifices

1 July 2011 , By: compncards
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After a couple of days off, we bring you another edition of the 2011 World Series of Twitter final table. In today's edition, we have lactating strippers, de-wormed poker players and Liv Boeree looking to sacrifice a virgin. ***** Brandon Meyers is in *Seat 9* and I think he is looking to score an easy bankroll: oncommand[http://twitter. com/#%21/oncommand] If I called JG Wentworth and told them I was gonna win the main event would they give me cash now? Call JG Wentworth.
Categories: 2011 World Series of Twitter, 2011 WSOP, WSOP 2011, WSOT
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