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Cake Mobile Tweaked Again

Still be in beta mode, the polishing goes on Diligence and attention to detail have been the watchwords during the development of Cake Poker's new mobile gambling offering, and this thorough approach was again evident this week with further improvements to the software. While the Cake Poker Mobile software is still technically in beta testing, it's been c...

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Weak Start For Poker Pros In 'The Amazing Race'

Michelle and Ho narrowly avoid first round elimination We don'twant to spoil the fun for future viewers outside the USA of the exciting CBS television reality program 'The Amazing Race', so we'll forego the detail, but poker pros Maria Ho and Tiffany Michelle's performance on the recently screened first leg of the program was disappointing. The two woman...

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Pokerstars Sets Another New Record

Over 300 000 pokerheads in action simultaneously The world's biggest online poker site, PokerStars.com has done it again; with 307 016 players simultaneously playing on 42 814 virtual tables on September 6, the site set a new record, at the same time showcasing the continuing international popularity and demand for the online game. The new benchmark for p...

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Martonas Returns To High Stakes Tables

Lots of action but noone dominates Back in August this year the big names in high risk/high value online cash games were flocking to the Full Tilt Poker nosebleed tables to get some of the action generated by a still unidentified Swedish high-roller using the handle 'martonas' This enigmatic player enjoyed a few weeks of roller coaster action with literall...

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Full Tilt Signs Aster Data

Enhanced player fraud protection amongst other applications Pocket Kings, software and development company, whose proprietary software powers Full Tilt Poker's online cardroom have chosen an Aster Data system for their data processing and warehousing needs. "The Aster nCluster system will give Pocket Kings the ability to do something that was not possib...

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IMG Sports Renews WSOP Marketing Contract

Four more years.... IMG Sports and Entertainment and Harrah's Interactive Entertainment, Inc. have announced a four-year contract extension for global representation of the World Series of Poker property. Through the new agreement, IMG will activate its global network to help guide the international expansion of the brand, including sponsorship, event ma...

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Another 178 Players In WSOPE Main Event

Registration list is a Who's Who of poker. Day 1b registrations for the GBP 10 000 buy-in Main Event of the World Series of Poker Europe now playing at the Empire Casino in London reached 178 players, bringing total entries in the event to 334, many of them internationally known names in the game. The field all seek a victory that carries with it a first...

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Hand Histories On Ultimatebet Scandal To Be Released

It may take time, but prejudiced players will be able to check that they were paid out the right amount. Online poker giant Ultimatebet.com recently paid out some $22 million in compensation to players prejudiced by the shocking hole card cheating scandal at the site allegedly led by former WSOP champ Russ Hamilton . Some pl...

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Roman Games At WSOPE

Vegas razzmatazz at Leicester Square as main event starts Marching Romans in full armour, white horses drawing a gold chariot and Phil Hellmuth decked out as Julius Caesar, breastplate and all, had the crowds in London's Leicester Square gaping Saturday as Vegas razzmatazz invaded the immediate environs of the Empire Casino. A movie premiere, perhaps? No...

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Great Charity Effort At WSOPE

English poker pro sets new world record for poker endurance of 74 hours, 20 minutes and 21seconds Adding a unique interest to the World Series of Poker Europe in London this year was a successful attempt in aid of charity to set a new world record for continuous poker playing. Starting on Monday night, Brit poker pro Paul Zimbler played poker for 74 hours...

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Oliver Busquet Wins WPT Borgata Open

Best of 1 018 Big money attracts big players, and that was certainly in evidence at the World Poker Tour Borgata Open this week when 1 018 entrants signed up to compete for a main prize of $925 514. The televised tournament finally came down to a six man final table tussle that involved Oliver Busquet in the chip lead, followed by Jeremy Brown, Ivan Mamu...

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Jani Vilmunen Defeats Howard Lederer In London PLO Event

GBP 204 048 and a WSOPE bracelet for Vilmunen Playing against a field of 154 that included some of the top players on the planet, Finn tournament and Internet high stakes cash game player Jani "kiiski" Vilmunen took down the third event in the World Series of Poker Europe championship currently running for its third year in London when he beat Howard Lederer...

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Mac Friendly Software For Pkr

Getting a bite of the Apple market The UK-based 3D online poker site PKR.com took a competitive stride into the Apple-Mac user sector this week, announcing the release of a Mac compatible version of its popular software. PKR's development team confirmed that Mac users are now able to download and run the poker client on Intel based Apple machines running...

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French Canadian Eric Cajelais Wins WSOPE Event

GBP104 677 main prize goes to Cajelais World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour veteran Eric Cajelais finally cracked a major title event this week at the World Series of Poker Europe when he won the $2 500 buy-in Pot-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha event, achieving his first WSOP bracelet and a main prize worth GBP104 677. On his path to victory Cajelais...

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ESSA Unhappy With 'Lenient' Renault Decision

Sports security assocition calls for independent measures against corruption The actions of the Renault Formula 1 team in arranging a crash at the Singapore Grand Prix last year, and what many feel were inadequate punitive measures handed down by the World Motor Sport Council for 'compromising the integrity of sport' continued to make waves this week. The...

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PPA Will Carry Ballot Offensive Over To Other States

Drive to legalise poker in the USA will continue says PPA chief Undeterred by its failure to get the legalisation of online poker on the Massachusetts political ballot this year , the Poker Players Alliance has plans to use similar tactics in other US states. PPA executive director John Pappas says the Massachusetts reversal...

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Another Step Forward For US Poker

PokerPlay positions regulated operators for possible liberalisation GameLogic Inc., the American company that introduced the PlayAway concept of online and land promotional gaming in the restrictive US gambling market, has launched a complementary product - Poker Play, a tournament-based poker system specifically developed for regulated U.S. casino and lotter...

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Yevgeniy Timoshenko Takes Down WCOOP Main Event

$1 715 200 first placing prize brings 21-year-old's career earnings to over $3 million Online and live tournament poker ace Yevgeni Timoshenko is on top of the world right now following his victory in the latest PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker main event. Born in the Ukraine but educated in the US, Timoshenko earned a massive $1 715 200 for...

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Blackberry Poker

Ladies poker night is one for the lads If you're one of the legions of Blackberry-toting constant communicators, you may want to know that Aim Productions has announced the arrival of four new games in the Blackberry Synch Store....one of them a poker game. Ladies Poker Night in Blackberry's Poker Room is where you can play heads up against 3 hot young wo...

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Trio Of Achievements For Brit Poker Ace J.P. Kelly

Watch the name Kelly -you'll be seeing a lot more of him British poker pro J.P. Kelly bested a talented field of 608 players to win the first event in the current World Series of Poker Europe this week. Winning the GBP 1 000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em event was a signal achievement, giving Kelly the major prize worth GBP 136 803, another WSOP bracelet (his secon...

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