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Everest Poker Sues Harrah's Over Breach of Contract

3 April 2010 , By: compncards
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Check this out. According to Pokerati, Everest Poker has backed out of the third year of its deal with the WSOP as its on felt sponsor. They were scheduled to pay Harrah's over $8 Million this year for the last of a three year deal. However, instead of paying Harrahs, they have decided to sue them for breach of contract.
Categories: Everest Poker, Full Tilt Poker, RTL9, WSOP

For Reals or Fools?

1 2 April 2010 , By: Melissa Castello
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Theres a few things going on this April Fools Day, can you tell which ones are reality and which are pranks?  1. A strange prop bet is brewing on Facebook and I'm not sure what to make of it.   It involves Jeff Madsen so pretty much anything goes, but it is also April Fools Day and this bet is a stretch! Jeff Madsen[http://www. facebook.
Categories: April Fools, Bryan Mican, DirtyB, Hollywood Dave Stann, Jeff Madsen, Liv Boeree

Phil Ivey Suspended for Multi-Accounting

1 April 2010 , By: compncards
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Full Tilt Poker announced today that Phil Ivey's red pro status has been suspended for six months following an investigation that revealed multi-accounting on his part. Full Tilt's media liaison April Lewbonky told media members in attendance "Mr. Ivey has been spotted playing under the account "Studdly" in lower stake games on the sites and in smaller tournaments. Upon further investigation, we discovered that the account originated from his IP address and further study of hand histories pointed that Mr.
Categories: Full Tilt Poker, Howard Lederer, Phil Ivey

The Minor Leagues of Poker

2 1 April 2010 , By: compncards
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For those of you that don't follow smaller events closely, Dwyte Pilgrim recently won his third WSOP Circuit ring at Harrah's Rincon. Quite an accomplishment for the young pro, especially since he just won his first ring last year. Wicked Chops Poker asked if he was the best Minor League Pro out there. This got me to thinking about Poker in the terms of Baseball.
Categories: Dwyte Pilgrim, Minor League Poker, WSOP Circuit

Isildur1 to Play at PartyPoker's Big Game IV

31 March 2010 , By: compncards
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Isildur1 has apparently accepted Tony G's offer to stake him into PartyPoker's Big Game IV. It is unclear whether or not that Isildur1 will reveal his identity to the world or wear some type of mask to keep people guessing. However, we have a pretty go idea of who Isildur1 is not: *Phil Hellmuth* Someone jokingly made a comment on one news story that Phil was Isildur1. Hellmuth plays too rocky to be Isildur1.
Categories: Bryan Micon, Eskimo Clark, Isildur1, Joanna Krupa, NAPT, Peanut, Phil Hellmuth, Tony G

Gremlins Attack UB

31 March 2010 , By: compncards
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Let’s say you were you playing in a tournament and the following happened: You enter the event being guaranteed a cap of a certain number of players.   However, registration continues past that cap and the number exceeds the cap: Next, you are granted a bye into Round 2 of this event.   When you start the Round 2 match, you have half the chips of your opponent. OR You play Round 1 only to find out that you have to play it again.
Categories: Annie Duke, Gremlins, Heads-up poker, UB

Interview: Athene on The World of Poker and Warcraft

1 30 March 2010 , By: Charlie River
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PokerStars[http://www. pokerstars. com/sites/pj/]Chiren80 *First, please tell us a little bit about yourself?* *How did you start playing WoW and how did you become the best?* *For us in the poker community who do not play WoW, explain to us your archievements? * proof proof *How is poker going for you? Which levels and games do you play?* * Name three qualities you hold that makes you superior in WoW as well as poker?* * What are the best and worst things about WoW? * WoW-term short for Random Number Generation) *Tell us about your project Friendly Poker? How many successful players have you tought?* * Why do you make a difference between female and male players?* * Tell us about your entourage, who's Tania and the guy with the gun?* athene1 *To become a successful poker player, can you as well name the three important aspects?* *Are there any similarities in WoW and poker? * *What is your favorite hand? * *Tell us about your worst poker memory? - * *Lastly, would you consider some heads up cash game against one in the PokerJunkie editorial team?*.

The Top 50 in the Tournament of Champions Popularity Contest

30 March 2010 , By: compncards
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If you have voted for the WSOP Tournament of Champions participants, then you know that they are listing the top 50 vote getters. I decided to go through the list and make my comments on them. If they have my vote, I will just note as such. Obviously, give me your thoughts on this.
Categories: Barbara Enright, TOC, Tournament of Champions, WSOP
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