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

Poker News

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. Phil Hellmuth loses $21,000 on the Super Bowl Phil Hellmuth loses $21,000 on the Super Bowl

5am Girls: Gossip

February 6, 2012 Phil Hellmuth lost an eye-watering $21,000 last night betting on the Super Bowl. The Poker Brat put eight hefty wagers on before and during the game. Unfortunately for the 47-year-old every single bet exploded, leaving him nursing his biggest ever sports betting loss as the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 21-17. The 11-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Tweeted: "Lost...
03. Take That star Robbie Williams to launch poker website    Take That star Robbie Williams to launch poker website

Poker News

February 4, 2012 Robbie Williams has announced he is to launch his own poker website. The Take That star, 37, plans to make RobbieWilliamsPoker.com live later this year. The news immediately sparked some controversy, with some MPs claiming a 'former drug addict' should know better. Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt said: "I’m outraged by this. It directly targets his fans, including children. "The money he makes...
04. Jonathan Duhamel: Police find stolen $80,000 Jonathan Duhamel: Police find stolen $80,000

Poker News

February 1, 2012 Former world poker champion Jonathan Duhamel finally had something to cheer today - when police found $80,000 that was violently stolen from him last year. The 24-year-old was tied up and attacked by two men at his home on December 21. He was rushed to hospital as thieves made off with $160,000 in cash, a Rolex watch worth $10,000 and his coveted World Series of Poker bracelet. But after an...
05. Aussie Millions: Patrik Antonius bites the dust Aussie Millions: Patrik Antonius bites the dust

Poker News

January 23, 2012 FINNISH poker superstar Patrik Antonius was among the early big name casualties at the Aussie Millions Main Event 2012. The 31-year-old, who boasts live tournament winnings of $3,375,000, hit the rail at the first hurdle along with Barry Greenstein, Jeff Lisandro, Dan Kelly and a host of other household names. In total,  84 players saw their dreams of winning the AUD$ 10,600 tourney...
06. UKIPT Dublin: Joeri Zandvliet wins ANOTHER title UKIPT Dublin: Joeri Zandvliet wins ANOTHER title

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September 13, 2011 Joeri Zandvliet is the UKIPT Dublin 2011 champion. The Dutchman, who also won the UKIPT Manchester last year, pocketed €83,500 for his impressive victory, in which he denied pal Max Silver the chance to retain his title. Silver was knocked out in 4th when attempting an outrageous five-bet bluff with 8♥4♥ into Zandvliet's A♦K♦. "I don't care about denying Max a...
07. Poker in the Park 'unaffected' by UK riots Poker in the Park 'unaffected' by UK riots

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August 10, 2011 Poker in the Park will go ahead next month despite the violent riots across London and the UK, organisers said today.   Several public gatherings have been cancelled in the capital since rioting began at the weekend. Festivals and football matches have been postponed and even the annual Notting Hill Carnival is said to be at risk. But the police ban on public gatherings  is...
08. 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...
09. Tom Dwan gets delayed...by a blow job Tom Dwan gets delayed...by a blow job

5am Girls: Gossip

March 22, 2011 Tom Dwan is one of the most successful young poker players in the world and boasts a $5m fortune at the tender age of 24. But, it seems, he's not immune from the same annoying delays at airports that plague the rest of us. This week jetsetting Durrrr was traveling from London to Las Vegas - but the simple journey was beset with irritations. First the Full Tilt pro was held up in Blighty...
10. Shane Warne leaves Liz Hurley behind for a night with Joe Hachem Shane Warne leaves Liz Hurley behind for a night with Joe Hachem

5am Girls: Gossip

January 25, 2011 SHANE Warne may have been spotted back with Liz Hurley, but word reaches 5am that everybody's favourite cricketing - and poker - bad boy has found another new soul mate. The roly-poly 41-year-old, who is playing in The Aussie Millions in Melbourne, wined and dined a glamourous 44-year-old on Sunday night. But it wasn't the English actress who had him fixated over a bottle of sweet-tasting...