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Titan Poker Announced New Members of Team Titan
Written by kaus | Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Titan Poker has announced their new Titan Poker Team and each player on the team got a 6 month sponsorship with Titan Poker.  The sponsorship includes $25,000 dollars for land based tournament buyin’s. New members include Jan Bjoersland from Norway, Andreas... 

Players Only Poker NFL Primetime $50K Promotion
Written by kaus | Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Players Only Poker is bringing in the New Year in a big way.  During January at Players Only is going to be awarding players with $50,000 dollars during their 2010 NFL Primetime Promotion. The promotion runs from January 1st through January 24th and in that time... 

Unemployed Man Purchases $13 Million In Chips At Crown Casino
Written by kaus | Thursday, December 31st, 2009

In a worrying development for Australian authorities, criminal gangs are becoming ever more brazen in their attempts to launder their money through casinos. Centrelink is the company which handles the country’s social security payments, and has been working... 

Florida Poker Playing Deputy Gets Suspended Following Police Tip-Off
Written by kaus | Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Acting on unreliable information, police officers raiding a clubhouse of the Cabana West had to be content with busting up a poker game game, instead of uncovering the den of inequity they were expecting. The tip off to the Panama City Beach Police Department came... 

Cracked Quad Kings Earns Lucky Losers €507,144
Written by kaus | Thursday, December 31st, 2009

In Texas Hold em, the odds of being dealt 4 of a kind are one in 4,165 and when you consider the only hands that can beat it are a higher 4 of a kind, a straight flush at one in 72,192, and a Royal Flush at one in 649,739, having been dealt this hand you would... 

PokerStars New Year 25% Reload Bonus
Written by kaus | Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

It’s time to make a deposit into your PokerStars account but you have to hurry because from January 1st through January 10th you can get a reload bonus of 25% up to $150 dollars. All you need to do to claim your New Year Reload Bonus is put in the code ‘2010’... 

GTECH G2’S IPN Network Pays €507,144 Bad Beat
Written by kaus | Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

A player recently found themselves a lot richer on GTECH G2’s International Poker Network (IPN) after he hit the Bad Beat Jackpot.  He won the pot when his quad King’s lost to a Royal Flush. The player known online as ‘72osROCKS!’ was the loser with quad... 

Fired Casino Worker Shoots Manager At Barona Gaming Commission Office
Written by kaus | Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Tuesday morning was the scene of a horrific shooting at the Barona Gaming Commission Building in California, after a disgruntled ex-employee shot dead the man believed responsible for him losing his job, before turning the gun on himself. The incident occured around... 

Online Poker Player ‘XBLINK’ Turns $11 Into $833,193
Written by kaus | Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

The online network Cereus was created after Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet merged to form the world’s 3rd biggest poker network. Since November, one player has been on an incredible winning streak on the network and has managed to turn an $11 investment... 

Poker Pro Phil Ivey Divorces Wife Of Seven Years
Written by kaus | Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Poker Pro Phil Ivey has divorced his wife, Luciaetta, after seven years of marriage. The couple tied the knot back in May 2002, but decided to call it quits just before Christmas when they filed for a joint petition on December 22nd in a Nevada court. The petition...