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Phil Hellmuth Officially Leaves UB

2 31 December 2010 , By: compncards
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Holy crap, that didn't take long.   The following came in from UB. com: "The poker pro who is famous for his grand WSOP entrances is making one final exit.   Today we are announcing that UB.
Categories: Phil Hellmuth, UB, WSOP

Annie Duke Leaves UB

30 December 2010 , By: compncards
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I was awakened earlier today by a text message from @merchdawg stating the following: "Annie leaving UB. " I then logged onto twitter and saw the tweet from Annie herself saying that she was leaving UB and that she had posted a new blog.   I logged on and the first line said it all: "It’s bittersweet, but I’ve decided to leave UB. " Annie Duke leaves UB to "explore and pursue other business opportunities on a full-time basis.
Categories: Annie Duke, Phil Hellmuth, UB, Ultimatebet Cheating Scandal

Erik Seidel Breaks Bad on "The Micros"

22 December 2010 , By: compncards
As most of you know, there is a new web based animated series called "The Micros" that follows three online grinders as they try to get out of the micros and become famous.   Well, as you know, in the pilot episode, the trio landed a score of $1 Million.   The next episode is due out next month, but in the meantime, a holiday special has been posted for the show with special guest star Erik Seidel.   All I am going to tell you is WATCH THIS! [youtube]http://www.
Categories: Erik Seidel, Full Tilt, The Micros

Online Poker Legalization Nearly a Reality?

1 6 December 2010 , By: compncards
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from Nevada has introduced the Internet Poker Act of 2010 that would effectively make online poker legal.   While many poker players and companies are waiting with anticipation for the passage of this bill, I figured I would take a couple of minutes and review what this new bill would mean for internet poker as it currently stands. First, only existing casinos, race tracks, and slot machine makers will be authorized to have a license within the first two years after the bill being passed.   Furthermore, existing online poker rooms are prohibited from transferring their assets to a licensed entity.
Categories: Harry Reid, Internet Poker Act of 2010, Legalized Online Poker

Hot Chick Not Named Liv Boeree Wins USA Coop Event

2 25 November 2010 , By: compncards
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So the year of the woman continues, and this time a hot female player not named Liv Boeree has won an event. (Sorry, I know some of you think Vanessa Selbst is hot, but not my cup of tea. ) Christina Lindley (@lindleyloo on twitter) took down event #4 of PokerStars’ USA Coop, a $750k Guaranteed NL Holdem Event. She bested a field of 1,114 players to take the title and $127,500.
Categories: Christina Lindley, lindleyloo, Liv Boeree
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