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01. Kara Scott busts out of WPT with nut flush Kara Scott busts out of WPT with nut flush

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March 7, 2012 Kara Scott has been eliminated from the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star event in California...with a nut flush! The 34-year-old poker babe hit the rail on Day 1B of the $3.5m event when she ran into a straight flush towards the end of play. It was even more infuriating for the Canadian-born beauty because she's not scheduled to play another major event until the World Series this summer. Calling...
02. MicroMillions: 18,000 sign up for first event MicroMillions: 18,000 sign up for first event

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March 6, 2012 More than 18,000 people have already signed up to the first event in the new Pokerstars MicroMillions. The new tournament series - which lets players compete for huge prize pools with tiny buy-ins - was only announced last week. But already Event #1 - the $0.11+R NL Hold'em 6-Max, Rebuy Madnes - which has a guaranteed prize pool of $25,000, has been flooded with entries. The world's biggest...
03. Now Zynga launches bingo on facebook Now Zynga launches bingo on facebook

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February 24, 2012 The firm behind Zynga Poker has launched a new bingo game on facebook. Zynga Bingo - which is based closely on the offline game - enables players on the social network to take on their friends in real time. Zynga, which also owns the Words With Friends and Farmville franchises, is launching a series of casino games in the coming months. Themed rooms, such as 'Vegas Lights' provide the...
04. Full Tilt Poker bosses 'are telling truth' Full Tilt Poker bosses 'are telling truth'

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February 22, 2012 Full Tilt Poker collapsed without its main shareholders even knowing the company was in trouble, poker legend Doyle Brunson has claimed. The 78-year-old said he has spoken in detail to Howard Lederer - one of four Full Tilt directors being investigated by the US Department of Justice. And Texas Dolly claims Lederer and Chris Ferguson may genuinely have known nothing at all about the site's...
05. PokerStars forced into giving refunds after server problems PokerStars forced into giving refunds after server problems

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February 21, 2012 PokerStars was forced into offering thousands of players refunds today after the company's servers crashed. The world's biggest poker site became impossible to access for many players - including those in the middle of games - shortly after 10am Eastern Time this morning. More than 70,000 players were in action on PokerStars when the server problems hit, leaving the site facing a refund...
06. Online poker will be illegal in US 'until 2013' Online poker will be illegal in US 'until 2013'

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February 20, 2012 Online poker will remain illegal in the United States until 2013 at the earliest, a leading analyst has claimed. Macquarie Securities gaming expert Chad Beynon told investors that US poker players will have to wait 'at least' another 12 months for the industry to reborn. It came after politicians in Washington shunned the chance to include an online gaming bill in tax legislation last...
07. Zynga Poker makes $1.14 billion Zynga Poker makes $1.14 billion

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February 17, 2012 Zynga Poker has reported staggering record revenues of $1.14 billion. The firm behind facebook's most popular games, including Farmville and Words with Friends, also said the huge rise in income was set to continue this year. But the online gaming giant still made a loss because of a monster $510 million tax bill and IPO costs. Since it launched in 2007, Zynga Poker has become one of the...
08. PokerStars launches iPhone and iPad app PokerStars launches iPhone and iPad app

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February 16, 2012 Te race to dominate real money mobile poker apps has taken off after PokerStars yesterday launched apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android. The world's biggest poker site released Apps - approved by Apple - which give players the ability to play in free or real money games on PokerStars.com via their remote device. It came on the same day Bet24.com announced it had rolled out its...
09. Isildur1 pockets $211k in 'sick' online session Isildur1 pockets $211k in 'sick' online session

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February 9, 2012 Isildur1 Viktor Blom has won a staggering $211,000 in just one session on PokerStars. The 21-year-old, who won, lost and won back millions playing online last year, played 6,291 hands without a break on Wednesday night. The session, described by some observers as 'sick', saw the Swede playing both No Limit Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha simultaneously. And, in typical Blom style, his winnings...
10. Luca Pagano breaks record for EPT cashes Luca Pagano breaks record for EPT cashes

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February 7, 2012 Luca Pagano has broken his own record for cashes on the European Poker Tour by pocketing €110,000 at the EPT Deauville. The 33-year-old had already burst through the bubble an astonishing 19 times at EPT events. And he made that 20 with another hugely impressive performance in France to make his seventh EPT final table. But despite boasting live winnings of more than £1.6m -...