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01. Poker mad Rafa Nadal signs for PokerStars Poker mad Rafa Nadal signs for PokerStars

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June 23, 2012 RAFA NADAL has joined PokerStars, the world's largest online poker site. The 26-year-old, one of the finest tennis players of all time, signed a surprise deal after deciding he wanted to improve his poker. He will be mentored by PokerStars professionals and be an ambassador for the company, taking on members of the public and celebrities in online and charity tournaments. Nadal - the...
02. Poker on iPhone 'set to explode' in 2012 Poker on iPhone 'set to explode' in 2012

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February 15, 2012 Real money poker on the iPhone received a huge boost today when Bet24.com announced a huge expansion in its service. The site was the first poker operator on the Ongame network to launch real-money poker game in France, Austria and United Kingdom in December. And today it confirmed that, after a successful trial, they have made the real-money app available to poker players in 14 more...
03. Sam Trickett is the best poker player in Europe Sam Trickett is the best poker player in Europe

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January 30, 2012 Sam Trickett has officially been crowned the best poker player in Europe. The East Retford-born star was named European Poker Player of the Year at the 11th Annual European Poker Awards. The Golden Spade tops an astonishing 18 months for the youngster, who pocketed more than $3million in just 30 days at the start of 2011, with huge victories at the PCA and Aussie Millions high rollers. In...
04. Phil Ivey lands biggest cash of career so far Phil Ivey lands biggest cash of career so far

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January 28, 2012 Phil Ivey busted out of the Aussie Millions 2012 Main Event in 12th place today - then went and won the $250,000 Super High Roller. The 35-year-old, who picked up $100,000 earlier in the day, pocketed an astonishing $2,000,000 after beating Patrik Antonius ($1,200,000) heads up. Gus Hansen picked up $800,000 for finishing 3rd. Ivey was just ahead of Antonius when heads up began, but ground...
05. Party's rake free poker tourneys 'huge success' Party's rake free poker tourneys 'huge success'

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January 21, 2012 PARTYPOKER is considering whether to extend its popular 'rake free poker' deal after it proved a huge hit with online players across the UK and Europe. The poker room started the promotion on January 1 this year, with 100% of all entry fees in multi-table tournaments (MTT’s) eliminated. It means every single penny paid by all players goes to the prize pools, with no fees to pay...
06. PokerStars in chaos as CEO Gabi Campos quits PokerStars in chaos as CEO Gabi Campos quits

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January 18, 2012 POKERSTARS was left in limbo today as the site's Chief Executive unexpectedly quit. Gabi Campos, a former 888 executive who only joined the online giant in October 2010, will leave his job in just two weeks. The world's biggest poker room - which has also lost European Poker Tour Chief Executive John Duthie and Tournament Director Thomas Kremser in the last eight months - must now start a...
07. AGCC statement on Full Tilt Poker AGCC statement on Full Tilt Poker

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August 8, 2011 On 15th April 2011, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the Assistant-Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the FBI announced the unsealing of an indictment against 11 individuals, including some connected to Full Tilt Poker (“FTP”), alleging bank fraud, money laundering and illegal gambling offences. The AGCC, which licenses FTP, began...
08. Full Tilt Poker players face two month wait for their money Full Tilt Poker players face two month wait for their money

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July 29, 2011 FULL TILT players won't get any money back from the frozen poker website until September at the earliest. The poker behemoth has been shut to US players since 'Black Friday' - April 15 - and to those in the UK since June 29, when the Alderney Gambling Control Commission suspended its licenses. But the AGCC's decision to postpone this week's hearing into the company's business activities...
09. WSOP 2011: Eugene Katchalov wins 7 Card Stud WSOP 2011: Eugene Katchalov wins 7 Card Stud

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June 5, 2011 Eugene Katchalov has continued his hot streak by landing the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud event at the WSOP 2011. The 30-year-old pro had his biggest win yet when he picked up $1.5 million at the $100,000 Super High Roller at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in January. And now Katchalov, who was born in the Ukraine but now lives in New York, has followed that up by beating 376 other players to...
10. Britain is a nation of 60 million 'liars' Britain is a nation of 60 million 'liars'

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May 24, 2011 Britons are the most dishonest people on the planet with 14% of people lying at least once a week to get their own way. The entire country is suffering from a bluffing epidemic with both men and women nationwide telling endless whoppers to impress friends, family and colleagues, according to new research. Women lie more than men with nearly half hiding the truth about their weight. Another...