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Practice for the Big Time

Ever wondered what you would do if you hit a rich vein of form and got all the cards you wanted to complete the perfect hands? It sounds like every poker player’s dream, but it could easily turn into a nightmare. The pressure of great cards can be as hard as the pressure of the…

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New Jersey Poker Players Pay $3.88 Million In Rake In October

New Jersey’s poker market was worth $3.88 million last month, according to figures released by state gaming regulators this week. Online poker accounted for $1.93 million in revenue during October, …

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Indiana Amateur Poker Player Wins Six Global Poker Eagle Cup Titles

Last month, Nathan ‘Penta’ Blair made history when he won an astonishing SIX tournaments during the inaugural Eagle Cup on Global Poker. As a result, the New Albany, Indiana poker …

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Maxime Heroux Wins 2017 World Poker Tour Montreal Main Event

Maxime Heroux has won the 2017 World Poker Tour Montreal $3,850 CAD no-limit hold’em main event. The poker pro and Montreal native defeated a field of 606 entries at his …

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New Jersey Internet Casinos Pass $200M In Online Gambling Revenue For Year

New Jersey online gambling has passed the $200-million mark for 2017, a new high for the four-year-old Atlantic City internet betting industry. New Jersey authorized online gambling in 2013 to …

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India's First World Series Of Poker Bracelet Winner Reflects On Summer

California-based poker pro Nipun Java was one of just two players to win two gold bracelets at this past summer’s World Series of Poker, which put him in an exclusive …

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PokerStars CEO to Raise up to $2.5 Billion to Fund Acquisitions if Needed

Based on a recent interview with Reuters on November 14, the parent company of PokerStars is going to raise billions of dollars so that it can fund an acquisition buying spree. Rafi Ashkenazi, CEO of The Stars Group Inc., the parent company of PokerStars, is currently looking for ways on how to expand the company…

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Book Extract: A Look At WSOP Champion Qui Nguyen's Poker Book

From Vietnam To Vegas! How I Won The World Series of Poker Main Event by Qui Nguyen and Steve Blay is now available. An extract from the book is available …

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partypoker LIVE launches Caribbean Poker Party with $10M in Tournament Guarantees

It seems like for the first time in years, PokerStars will have a true rival for live tournaments in North America, and it’s going to be an awesome Party. For almost 15 years, the tropical Caribbean Sea was ruled by PokerStars. However, this year things will change, for the better, as partypoker is stepping up…

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Ed Miller: Cryptography and Poker

Every poker player should learn a bit about cryptography. Because, in a way, playing poker is actually a form of cryptography. Let me explain. Cryptography is the science of encoding …

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