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Party Poker and Borgata Arrange Millionaire Poker Tourney

Party and Borgata arranged a millionaire poker tournament taking place this week with an eight-player final table at the Borgata. The final eight competing for one million dollars are: · Steven Edwards (ChipsJammed) of Atco · Myroslaw Woroch (onetime99) of Cedar Knolls · Sunil Sebastian (thepokerdoc) of C...

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Merge Poker Network Restricts New Jersey and Delaware Players

It appears that the Merge poker network is restricting players from the states of New Jersey and Delaware whether new or existing. The reasons for such a restriction are unclear despite the fact that Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have legalized online poker. A Carbon Poker spokesman did not provide an explanation; however did confirm the decision indicati...

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Poker Heaven Launches on Microgaming's MPN Network

Poker Heaven has launched on Microgaming's MPN online poker network. Initially launched in 2005, Poker Heaven has earned its place as a top European online poker site. Players will now have access to a plethora of MPN promotions and features including the Blazing Cannon, frequently hit Bad Beat Jackpot and the recently launched Achievements feature. Othe...

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Two of the UK's Brightest Poker Stars Up for British Poker Award

Two of the UK's top players are up for the award of 'Best Online Cash Player' at the March 2rd British Poker Awards ceremony. Alex 'Kanu7' Millar and Matt 'MUSTAFABET' Ashton had a fantastic 2013 and may be recognized this year at the Hippodrome Casino in London. Millar was rather unknown prior to his success against some heavy hitters during a heads up gam...

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Cubeia Integrates Bitcoin

Cubeia, a Swedish software developer, plans to accept Bitcoin currency integrating it into its B2B poker network in support of the company's venture into new markets. Fredrik Johansson, chief executive of Cubeia said acceptance of the currency makes immediate withdrawals possible with no transaction costs. 'Cubeia has followed the evolution of Bitcoin c...

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Texan Wins WSOP Circuit Event

On Monday, online and live tourney poker pro, Tyler Morris of Texas faced 1,427 opponents in the $1,675 buy-in Main Event of the World Series of Poker Circuit stop in Durant, Oklahoma and came out on top. A prize pool of $2,142,000 was generate in the largest event in WSOP Circuit history. After three days the final table included Morris along with Shelby P...

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Record Poker Losses for Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen

Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen has created a record of losses that have now reached $16 million according to the High Stakes Data Base. It seems that last year's bad luck followed him into 2014 as he's already down $1 million for the year boosting his loss figure at Full Tilt Poker and surpassing any other player ever.

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British Poker Awards Coming Up in March

The Hippodrome Casino in London will host the 2013 British Poker Awards on 3rd of March. Sam Trickett was the big winner last year with three awards under his belt including the title of Player of the Year. This year's nominations include Matt Ashton and Alex 'Kanu7' Millar. 'The Hippodrome is a perfect venue for what we hope will be the best British P...

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PKR Poker Focuses on Graphics in Latest Ads

PKR Poker has taken a new approach to its marketing inviting players to notice its backgrounds, players and the felt. New TV adverts aired just after Christmas showcasing PKR's graphics where special attention was focused on the details of the background action as well as the tables. This week a PKR spokesman said: "We only ever introduce new features th...

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Recording Breaking Poker Win Denied

It seems that the story involving American poker pro Tom Dwanhad's $25 million win in Macau was untrue. The story spread like wildfire online and Dwan took to Twitter to settle things saying: "At the time of this bogus macau story 36hrs ago i was losing on my macau trip, and definitely hadnt won 25 million in a session." The source of the story is an uni...

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Largest Poker Win Record Broken?

High stakes online and tournament poker player Tom "durrrr" Dwan, has recently walked away from a private four handed game $25 million richer. Dwan went against two Asian pros and a local wealthy player; however the story has not officially been confirmed. Assuming that the story is true, Dwan has broken the record for largest poker win of all time original...

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Polish Player Wins PCA Main Event

PokerStars qualifier Daniel Panka, 22 of Poland, made it all the way to an edge of your seat final against Mike McDonald in the 2014 European Poker Tour PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. Event commentator Isaac Haxton said he was "confident we were watching the play of one of the true anonymous greats of the online world transferring his talent to the...

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Unknown Florida Player Wins PCA Adventure NLHE High Roller Tournament

After four days of competing, Florida player Jake Schindler won the $25,000 buy-in Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure NLHE High Roller tournament. Schindler is not a pro but rather an unknown player who made it through 246 competitors all the way to the heads up with Greg Merson. In the end he reigned victorious with a massive $1,192,624 prize and a few extras....

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PokerStars Prepares for EPT's 100th Event in Barcelona

The European Poker Tour's Barcelona stop is scheduled for August 2014 and PokerStars' marketing team is already developing a strong marketing scheme since the event will be the one hundredth of the tournament series. 'The EPT was born in Barcelona so it's very fitting to celebrate EPT's 100th event in true style and with unforgettable poker,' said EPT Pres...

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Zynga Plus Poker Real Money App Launches on Facebook

Zynga has aunched its first real money poker app on Facebook on Friday. Zynga Plus Poker uses the Party Poker network and is available to the UK only. The release of the real money app is the latest move since Zynga's release of a downloadable real-money client geared for the UK market early last year.

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Norwegian Poker Challenge is Still On

Remember Norwegian poker pro Ola 'Odd_Oddsen' Amundsgard's challenge to local politicians to prove that poker is a game of skill? He's back again with a reminder that the challenge is still on until May although he has clearly already won the batte with Norwegian Progress Party politician Erlen Wiborg. Amundgard said: "I would like to challenge all members...

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New Jersey Operators Step in to Resolve Geolocation Issues

There have been some issues for New Jersey residents in terms of accessing websites due to geo-location rejections; however there will soon be a resolution as operators want to reach them. The problem seems to point to a weak wi-fi signal making it difficult for geo-location but this may be resolved with the use of a wi-fi boosting dongle that punters can plug...

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TCOOP Schedule Announced

The schedule for the third PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) has been announced and will kick off January 23rd and run to February 2nd with a guaranteed $15 million in prizes over the course of 50 events. The main even is a $700 buy-in NL Hold'em set for February 2nd featuring a $2 million guaranteed prize pool giving the winner a minimum o...

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Full Tilt to Offer Casino Games

In an attempt to attract more players, Full Tilt Poker will feature various casino games on its site. The process will be done slowly to determine its success and its sister site, PokerStars, has no plans to follow suit. Testing of games including Blackjack and Roulette is underway. Players should also take note of Full Tilt's release of 'Adrenaline Rush...

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Winning Poker Network Accepts Bitcoin

Bitcoin deposits are now accepted at the Winning Poker Network. Sites within the network include Americas Cardroom which will take Bitcoin deposits which will be converted to cash at the tables and withdrawals will be processed in USD for the time being. Winning Poker Network is the first and biggest gambling company to accept this virtual currency.

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