2005 DAILY ONLINE POKER NEWS
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June 28, 2005. World Poker Tour And U.S. Playing Card Chosen Sports/Special Brand Licensee Of The Year At International Licensing Excellence Awards. Los Angeles, CA - The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) Wednesday honored WPT Enterprises Inc. (WPTE) and its licensing partner U.S. Playing Card (USPC) as the Sports/Special Brands Licensee of the Year for 2004 at the LIMA International Licensing Excellence Awards. The event, held in New York at the..
June 27, 2005. Play World Poker Tour Qualifier Tournament For Just 6 Cents. Now players can win their way into the World Poker Tour for just 6 cents. This is a truly stand out promotion from English Harbour Poker Room. Worth over $14,000, the whole prize package includes travel expenses, hotel accommodations, and entry into the WPT. Registration for the qualifier opens Monday June 20th and runs till September 3rd 2005.
June 26, 2005. WPT Offers Autographed Final Table Cards, Chips And Felt From WPT World Championship On Ebay. Los Angeles, CA - Remember the frenzy for Mark Maguire's record home run baseball? "The next frontier in must-have sports collectibles is about to begin": The WORLD POKER TOUR™ (WPT) will offer player autographed cards & chips from the Season III WPT World Championship on eBay beginning the day after the show's first airing on The..
June 20, 2005. What Do You Do When You Flop Second Pair? Is second pair worth a call? While flopping top pair is pretty easy to play in most hold'em games, playing second pair can be dicey. Suppose you've had a free play in the blind with A-9, and the flop is Q-9-3. Now what? If someone bets, he's probably got a queen or else he's bluffing. Sometimes he'll have a pair of tens or jacks too, but..
June 17, 2005. River Belle Casino Player Sidney S. Wins $15,565.13 Jackpot Deuces Jackpot. Player Sidney S. won $15,565.13 progressive jackpot on Jackpot Deuces video poker on June 17, 2005 at The River Belle online casino. Jackpot Deuces is a progressive game based on Deuces Wild video poker. Jackpot Deuces is a very popular video poker game because of high payoff ratio and chance to win large progressive jackpot - every..
June 17, 2005. Patrick Warburton Proves Celebrities Can Hold Their Own Against Poker Pros By Winning 'Poker Royale: Celebrities vs. Pros'. GSN's "POKER ROYALE: CELEBRITIES VS. PROS" finale came down to a competitive game of heads up No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em between Kathy Liebert, one of the top 20 poker players in the world and funnyman Patrick Warburton, star of ABC's "Less Than Perfect." Warburton, after battling it out with Liebert (GSN's two-time POKER ROYALE champion)..
June 15, 2005. The Bad Movie and One Great Book About Stu Ungar. Lou Krieger, the host of Royal Vegas Poker Room and College Poker Championship, and the author of seven popular poker books and 400+ poker articles, posted his comments about the movie and the book on his blog site. "Last night High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story, a movie that was never released to theaters, was shown on TV. Much as I love..
June 15, 2005. Top British Poker Players Look to Dominate the World Series of Poker 2005 in Las Vegas. ISLE OF MAN - Prima Poker, the world's largest online poker network, announced today that the Hendon Mob, four of Britain's top professional poker players, have arrived in Las Vegas to embark on a six-week mission for gold in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2005. With 36 poker tournaments in 41 days, Ram "Crazy Horse" Vaswani, Barny..
June 14, 2005. University of Florida Law Student Won Tuition in Absolute Poker's Free 'Win Your Tuition' Tournament. You Could Be Next, Play New "Tuition" Tournament Starting in November 2005. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Derek Dilberian, a 24-year- old University of Florida law student has won Absolute Poker's free "Win Your Tuition" tournament. To compete in the tournament, which ended May 26, students only needed proof of enrollment for fall 2005..
June 12, 2005. The Growing Popularity of Online Shorthanded Poker. "It seems to me that online poker may be changing the game in some very fundamental ways, ways that no one ever gave much thought to way back when online poker was in its inception. Back then I imagine most players thought that Internet poker would merely replicate the game we play in land-based casinos, but that just wasn't to be." -..
June 11, 2005. Summer Early Bird Freerolls For College Poker Championship 2006 Registrants. The College Poker Championship is open to college students worldwide, and no purchase is ever required to play. CPC 2006 officially launches in September 2005, and promises to be bigger and better than the first and second Annual College Poker Championship events, and players who register now for CPC 2006 are eligible to participate in..
June 9, 2005. Progressive Bad Beat Jackpot At Caribbean Sun Poker - Lose And Win Big. Lose your hand and Win Big at the Caribbean Sun Poker online card room! The Bad Beat Jackpot will never drop below the minimum of $2,500.00/ £1,500. Every morning at 12:00 AM EST, the jackpot will increase by $150.00/£100. The player will receive a portion of the jackpot prize pool if the player is playing at a real money..
June 8, 2005. The 2nd Annual College Poker Championship Announces World’s Best Collegiate Poker Player. New York - Chad Flood, 20, a junior from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, is the 2nd Annual College Poker Championship™ Winner. Flood outplayed 25,000 other students from 55 countries - more than ten times the number of participants in the 2004 World Series of Poker - for the title and a $41,000 academic scholarship. A $1,000..
June 8, 2005. Dismal Showing in the Omaha 8 WSOP Event, Hot Rumors and Breakfast with the Poker Pros. "Although I've won steadily in the cash games here at the World Series of Poker, my results were dismal in the $1,500 buy-in Omaha/8 tournament, which is the one event I played. I made it halfway through the field, but my hopes died on the vine with a hand that figured to be the winner up until the last card, when the fates had something..
June 6, 2005. One Day Report From The World Series of Poker 2005 In Las Vegas. "This is the first in a series of periodic reports from the World Series of Poker. I'm here from June 6 through June 9, and then I'll be back for the main event, the $10,000 buy-in, no-limit hold'em tournament. That one is poker's big Kahuna, with 6,600 anticipated entrants and a prize pool of $66 million." - says Lou Krieger. Lou..
June 4, 2005. New Jacks or Better and Aces & Faces 50-Play Power Pokers From Microgaming. The top online gambling software provider Microgaming announced releases of two new 50-Play Power Poker games. Jacks or Better 50-Play Power Poker is a new twist on an old favorite. With exciting multi-hand action, the power poker jackpot goes to an all-time high of 100,000 coins, offering smooth-running gaming with 50 hands played at..
June 2, 2005. The World Series of Poker 2005 - Playing For The Gold. "I decided that while I'm in Las Vegas next week playing in some WSOP events, I'll take some time to play a satellite or two for the main event, but if I don't win my way in, I'm going to skip it. I'm going to be cautious and not risk $10,000 from my own pocket for this event. However, RGP regular Bill Chen is doing just the opposite. He..
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