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Your Biggest Germ Spreaders in Poker Rooms

2 12 January 2012 , By: compncards
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Lately there has been a ton of talk in the poker world about washing your hands after going to the bathroom. I hate to break it to you folks, but I am not as worried about Mr. "forgot to wash his hands in the bathroom" guy as I am about some of these other folks. *Cashiers and Chip Runners* If there is anyone that should be wearing gloves inside of the casino, its these folks.
Categories: germs in casinos, germs in poker rooms

PokerRoom Officially Reopens Online Poker Site

6 January 2012 , By: compncards
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Last month, I reported on how there was "something going on at PokerRoom. com. " Well, after a month of "speculation", PokerRoom is now offering live money games once again. Yes, as in the PokerRoom that ran from 1999 to 2009 before shutting down due to lack of revenue.
Categories: Online poker, Online Poker Room, Online Poker Site, pokerroom

Jimmy Sommerfeld Announces His Retirement

5 January 2012 , By: compncards
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Got some somewhat sad news today as Jimmy Sommerfeld, one of the best tournament directors in the business, is stepping away from the game. Here is his announcement from TwoPlusTwo forums: I started in the poker business some 18 years ago, because I was a bad 1-5 seven card stud player. Yesterday, I turned in my resignation as Tournament Manager for the WSOP. I will be resigning the WSOPCE effective March 1, 2012.
Categories: Jimmy Sommerfeld

AC Golden Nugget Opens Poker Room - Do You Care?

5 January 2012 , By: compncards
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Unless you were in Atlantic City or paying VERY close attention to the AC poker scene, you probably didn't know that the Golden Nugget opened a poker room on Christmas Eve. For those of you looking confused about there being a Golden Nugget in AC, it's where the Trump Marina used to be. So, I went to the Golden Nugget's website to check out the room, the games and the tournaments and.
Categories: Atlantic City, Golden Nugget, Golden Nugget AC, Live Poker

January Redhead of the Month - Friend of PokerJunkie

4 January 2012 , By: compncards
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I hope that everyone had a Happy New Year and that you are still well on track with your New Year's resolutions. To kick things off, I'm going to give you my January Redhead of the Month. This month's redhead isn't just some girl I found at random on Google images or another poker player. "Oranjegirl" got hold of me and let me know that she was a big fan of the site.
Categories: Friend of PokerJunkie, Hot redhead, Oranjegirl, Redhead of the Month

Jonathan Duhamel Finds Out the Hard Way that Women are the Rake

29 December 2011 , By: compncards
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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Just ask *Jonathan Duhamel*. As many of you know, Jonathan Duhamel was a victim of a home invasion last week where he was badly beaten and had his *2010 WSOP Main Event* bracelet taken along with some cash and his Rolex given to him by PokerStars for winning the event. Now, three people have been charged in connection with the robbery.
Categories: 2010 WSOP Main Event bracelet, Bianca Rojas-Latraverse, Jonathan Duhamel

Gloria Balding Leaves Poker for.....Virginia?

28 December 2011 , By: compncards
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Yesterday, I was browsing through my twitter (shameless link placement) and I ran across the following tweet from Gloria Balding: GloriaJoy[http://twitter. com/#%21/GloriaJoy] Packing like a mad woman to move across the country to Virginia. Countdown T-Minus 4 days. As a resident of Virginia, the first thing that came to my mind was.
Categories: Gloria Balding, Poker Hostesses

Merry Christmas - Here's Your Redhead

1 25 December 2011 , By: compncards
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Merry Christmas PokerJunkie nation! As is my holiday tradition, here is your Christmas redhead. Not just any redhead mind you, but a Jean Grey cosplay redhead. The geek in you now needs to change his shorts.
Categories: Christmas Redhead, Jean Grey, Jean Grey Cosplay, Merry Christmas, X-Men, X-Men Cosplay, XMen

Wire Act Applies Only to Sports - What About "Sport of Poker"

24 December 2011 , By: compncards
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The DOJ released a memo today that has the poker world abuzz, and for good reason. Essentially, the memo is an opinion from Assistant Attorney General Virginia Seitz that clearly states that the Wire Act only applies to a "sporting event or contest. " Players around the United States as well as lobbyists are rejoicing after the great news. However, Lon McEachern in passing said the following: @lonmceachern[http://twitter.
Categories: DOJ, Sport of Poker, Wire Act
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