Phil Hellmuth Officially Leaves UB
Holy crap, that didn't take long. Â The following came in
from UB. com:
"The poker pro who is famous for his grand WSOP entrances is
making one final exit. Â Today we are announcing that
Annie Duke Leaves UB
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. Â I logged on and the first line said
"Itâs bittersweet, but Iâve decided to leave UB. "
Annie Duke leaves UB to "explore and pursue other business
opportunities on a full-time basis.
Ultimatebet Cheating Scandal
Erik Seidel Breaks Bad on "The Micros"
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. Â Well, as you know, in the pilot episode, the
trio landed a score of $1 Million. Â 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. Â All I am going to tell you is WATCH THIS!
Online Poker Legalization Nearly a Reality?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from Nevada has introduced
the Internet Poker Act of 2010 that would effectively make
online poker legal. Â 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. Â Furthermore,
existing online poker rooms are prohibited from transferring
their assets to a licensed entity.
Internet Poker Act of 2010,
Legalized Online Poker
Hot Chick Not Named Liv Boeree Wins USA Coop Event
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 PokerStarsâ USA Coop, a $750k
Guaranteed NL Holdem Event. She bested a field of 1,114
players to take the title and $127,500.