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Matt Glantz Becomes Parx Casino Poker Ambassador
Written by kaus | Friday, June 29th, 2012

Philadelphia gaming complex ‘Parx Casino and Racing’ has just announced that local poker pro Matt Glantz is to be the casino’s latest poker ambassador. Parx Casino is the biggest gaming establishment in the whole of Pennsylvania and as well as offering... 

Michael Mizrachi Wins WSOP $50k Players Championship For $1.45 Million
Written by kaus | Friday, June 29th, 2012

It may have been a slow start to WSOP 2012 for Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, but the Florida pro has made up for lost time after taking down Event#45: Poker Players Championship for a massive $1,451,527. The $50k buy-in tournament is a real test of a player’s... 

Poker Pro Andrew Feldman And Dealing With Gambling Addiction
Written by kaus | Thursday, June 28th, 2012

UK poker pro Andrew Feldman recently appeared on an episode of reality TV series The Secret Millionaire, in which incognito millionaires go and live in impoverished communities before giving away thousands of pounds to the needy. The show also provided a rare insight... 

Macau Gambling Magnate Attacked By Gang In Own Casino
Written by kaus | Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The Greek Mythology Casino owner Mr. Ng Man Sun is recovering in hospital after being attacked in his own restaurant by six men armed with hammers and sticks. The Greek Mythology Casino is part of the New Century Hotel on Taipa Island, and the 65 year old prominent... 

Henry Lu Wins WSOP $1,500 NLHE For $654,380
Written by kaus | Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Henry Lu has captured his first WSOP bracelet after taking down Event #43: $1,500 NLHE for $654,380. Along the way, the 22-year-old pro from Brooklyn overcame a field of 2,770 players, as well as tough heads-up opponent Neil Channing to seal his remarkable victory. The... 

WSOP $50k Players Championship Nears Money Bubble
Written by kaus | Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

With three out of five days completed at the five day WSOP $50k Players Championship, the starting field of 108 has now been reduced to just 26 competitors, all hoping to at least make the 16 player money bubble worth a minimum of $91,549. However, a first place... 

Michigan Woman Wins $1 Million At Atlantic City Casino
Written by kaus | Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

A Michigan woman had a night out she won’t soon forget after winning $1 million from a $20 bet while playing Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus at an Atlantic City casino. On Sunday June 17th at 5:30pm, Kathy Wayda was at Caesars Atlantic City playing Three Card... 

Italy’s Rocco Palumbo Wins WSOP $1k NLHE
Written by kaus | Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Italy’s Rocco Palumbo has won WSOP Event#44: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em, after defeating a field of 2,949 players over three days to capture the gold bracelet, and the $464,464 first place prize. In so doing, Rocco Palumbo not only puts Italy on the map... 

WSOP 2012: Top Tweets Of Day 30
Written by kaus | Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Here are selection of the top tweets coming out of Day 30 of the 2012 World Series Of Poker: Phil Hellmuth Proud of myself for battling SO hard on 3 1/2 sleep today! Time to rest up, man up, and come out STRONG tomorrow! 13 13 13 13 13 13 Daniel Negreanu Hard to... 

The $130k Bad Beats Jackpot Hit At Americas Cardroom
Written by kaus | Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Sunday night proved a mixed blessing for online poker player “NikoBellic11″ after losing with quads to an opponent while playing at Americas Cardroom. Fortunately, though, the positives far exceeded the negatives as he was playing at a Bad Beat Jackpot...