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2008 World Series of Poker Main Event Update

So, the Day 1’s are over. Now it’s break day before Day 2A begins. Of course, I am talking about the World Series of Poker’s 2008 Main Event. There was much speculation as to whether this year’s Main Event would have more entrants than last...

All-In: The Poker Musical to Debut on July 4th

With the seemingly never ending growth in the world of poker it is no surprise it has even extended to the theater.  According to PokerPages, All In: The Poker Musical will make its debut in a one hour concert on July 4th and 5th. The performance will take place at...

Padraig Parkinson Signs with PokerTrillion

According to UK PokerNews, Irish Professional Padraig Parkinson has joined the PokerTrillion Team. Best known for his ebullient personality at the poker table, he is also a successful tournament player with over 1.3 million dollars in career tournament winnings....

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FTOPS 8 Event 11 was a $1000+$60 No Limit Hold’Em tournament, the second largest buy-in in the FTOPS, with a guaranteed prize pool of $1,500,000.  The event, hosted by Nick Shulman, drew 1593 players creating an ending prize pool of $1,593,000 with a 1st place...

Celebrity Main Event Odds

With the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) approaching there is more excitement and anticipation by the day.  Today sports-betting giant and online poker site Bodog.com posted odds for which celebrity poker player will go the farthest in the this years Main Event. The...

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The second event of FTOPS 8 was a $240+$16 Pot Limit Omaha Knockout event hosted by Max Pescatori.  It was the first event of six involving Pot Limit Omaha in this series. Being a “Knockout” event meant, not only are the normal prizes awarded for finishing...

Many Online Poker Sites Offering WSOP Packages

Mrickett, reported on UltimateBet’s amazing promotion for the World Series of Poker (WSOP), but they are not the only ones getting in WSOP giveaway mode. According to OnlineCasinos.com, with the 2008 WSOP only months away, there has been an massive increase in...

South Carolina Poker Bill Rejected

There seemed to be an increase in the light at the end of the tunnel for poker players when South Carolina Representative Wallace Scarborough introduced a bill that would reverse a 200 year old law making card and dice games illegal.  Scarborough drafted the bill...

European Poker Tour Grand Final Update

The European Poker Tour Grand Final just reached its final 10; unfortunately FTR’s Ben Sulsky, aka Sauce123 is not one of them. Day four started out with 39 players who were all guaranteed a good payday but a difference of over $200,000 between 39th and 9th...

WSOP Circuit Indiana Update

Today is the beginning of the three-day $5150 Championship Event of the Harrah’s Indiana Circuit stop. Since Olsdog updated us there have been four more completed events and plenty of excitement from new and familiar faces. Event 8 was the $550 Six-handed No...

WSOP 2008 Circuit Indiana Update

We are a about a month and a half away from the beginning of the poker communities’ most celebrated time of the year, the World Series of Poker (WSOP). But, before the WSOP action begins there are still 3 more Circuit Events to go. Currently, four of the 12...

Gavin Griffin Answers Your Email

Most people in the poker community are likely now aware that Gavin Griffin recently took down the 2008 Borgata World Poker Tour event, making him the first player to win a World Series of Poker event, a European Poker Tour event, and a World Poker Tour event,...

Poker Hottie of the Week-Liz Lieu

According to her website, when Liz Lieu was 13 and began playing Chinese poker with her friends she began a long-term love affair with cards. Born in Vietnam in 1974, she was shortly moved to Colorado by her parents. When she was 18, she and a friend started their own...

Poker Hottie of the Week-Erin Ness

Cards came naturally for Erin Ness who says that poker has been a lifetime pursuit.  Growing up in New Jersey, she began learning the game when she was a young girl.  In an interview for the PokerSource she said, “I come from a card-playing family…When my...

Poker Hottie of the Week-Evelyn Ng

Evelyn “Evybabee” Ng is a hot, 32 year old professional poker player born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Like some other professional gamblers, she got her start playing pool for money when she was only 14. By the time she was 17, pokerlistings.com reports...

Issues on Full-Tilt

Pokerlistings.com reported today that FullTilt and other poker websites may be under attack. The website says that not only has FullTilt been very hard to gain access to over the past few days, but there have been many posts on forums like 2+2 and PocketFives...

Poker Hottie of the Week-Chantel McNulty

There is a common theme among most hot women in the field of poker. Except for Jennifer Leigh, they would all be considered older women by the 20-somethings. One girl who falls outside of this categorization is Chantel McNulty; a 22 year old from Dallas, Texas who now...

FullTilt-Poker-FTOPS-7-Event-11

FTOPS Event 11 was a $216 Buy-In Limit Omaha H/L tournament.  The guaranteed prize pool was $200,000, and as with every other FTOPS event, the pool was exceeded.  In the end there were 1,333 entrants for prize money totaling $266,600 with 135 places paid.  The event...

WPT Announces Season 6 Schedule

Yesterday, the World Poker Tour (WPT) and it’s partner GSN (The Games Network) announced the schedule for the sixth season of the televised WPT.  According to Fox Business News, the new season will feature 23 two-hour episodes kicking off in the new timeslot,...

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FTOPS VII Event #3 was a $535 Limit HORSE event hosted by Andy Bloch; the only HORSE tournament of the series. It featured 623 players, including 19 Full Tilt Pros including Allen Cunningham, Poker Hottie of the Week Clonie Gowen, PearlJammed, Jens Voertmann, and...

Poker Hottie of the Week-Shana Hiatt

Today is Superbowl Sunday. One of the top three pizza-ordering days of the year, the day when the Patriots will try to make history, but in a more general sense, the day where there is a, well hopefully, awesome football game continually interrupted with also stellar...

Poker Hottie of the Week – Clonie-Gowen

The FTOPS VII are coming soon, and the FTOPS VII are played on Full Tilt. Clonie Gowen plays on Full Tilt, even hosts an FTOPS VII event, and Clonie Gowen is hot, really hot. The logic behind this week’s choice for Hottie of the Week is simple enough. Gowen was...

Announcing World Series of Poker Radio

According to CNN, today Harrah’s Entertainment announced the implementation of additional World Series of Poker (WSOP) coverage in the form of World Series of Poker Radio. WSOP Radio will be available to over 200 stations nationwide, broadcast from...

Poker Hottie of the Week-Shannon Elizabeth

To continue last week’s actress turned poker player Hottie of the Week theme, this week’s hottie is the buxom and very sweet-looking, Shannon Elizabeth. Shannon’s early exit in the 2008 Aussie Millions, and her famously topless portrayal of Nadia in...