Robbery committed under threat to family
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And to think we thought All In: The Poker Musical was both the beginning and end of poker-themed productions in Las Vegas.
Essam Ahmed Eid, a 53-year-old Egyptian man living in Vegas and dealing poker at the Bellagio, dreamed of becoming a hit man.
Eastgate's poker profile is a little dull to say the least as he only had $84,346 winnings through his poker career, though that is on the "professional" circuit and Eastgate is known to play well back home.
This 22-year old comes to us from Odense, Denmark where he participated in the 2008 EPT Scandinavian Open (Copenhagen) - Season 4, coming in 32nd.
Scott Montgomery is heading to the final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker as the third biggest chip leader.
Montgomery is proving to be a force in the poker world with several big cashouts this year alone. He finished 5th at the 2008 LA Poker Classic and accumulated nearly $300,000. He followed that feat by winning nearly $40,000 total at two other events - 2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker, events #2 and #7, respectively. He finished 29th in the second event and 17th in the seventh.
Ivan Demidov's poker player profile is rather young since his only major win came this year prior to earning a seat at the 2008 World Series of Poker final table this coming November.
Who are the nine poker players who will be seated at the 2008 WSOP final table come November? Let's meet them.
A professional poker player from Fairfield, California, USA, has been arrested and charged with running a sex trafficking ring involving underage girls.
WASHINGTON - Despite a stunning setback in his effort to roll back a ban on Internet gambling, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., says the issue is not going away.
The 2008 World Series of Poker leader board was changing constantly heading into Saturday night's play.
As a lot of you know, sweet, outgoing Jenny usually does the Entertainment side of things. However, I had the opportunity to interview Jay Lakin, who gave Jenny a crash course on what¹s been going on in the gaming industry. I hope this interview will help many of you as it has Jenny.
Jenny: You starting http://www.pokersourceonline.com/, was that something you had in the works for a while or was it something that just fell in your lap?
Somach says "Amarillo Slim" is really "Amarillo Slime" after incident with 12 year old granddaughter
Only in Las Vegas!
In a town where gambling, booze and strippers are available 24 hours a day, and the mayor doesn't mind if anyone sees him playing a one-arm bandit, it can be hard to be judgmental of others and their actions.
But a new low, even for a place as tawdry as Sin City, was achieved the other day at the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) when a crowd of poker players and fans gave a standing ovation to a disgraced child molester!
Following last year's massive drop in attendance, the 2008 World Series of Poker has witnessed a surge once again, continuing the trend that was in force prior to passage of an online poker prohibition in October 2006.
The top prize at the main event of the World Series of Poker will be $9.12 million this year, and 666 players will get some piece of a $64.3 million prize pool, tournament officials said Sunday.
Bodog Poker is excited to announce the release of a new and improved, resizable beta client for public testing. Bodog Poker's newest version features full screen mode, resizable tables, embedded chat and game details and on-demand player tools. To test the new release for yourself, visit http://poker.bodoglife.com/how-to-play/bodog-poker-download-beta.html.
When asked as a "professional poker player" what his odds might be for winning the 2008 US Open playoff, Rocco Mediate responded that he is not a "professional" but rather an "amateur". He classifies himself as a "single digit poker player" and perhaps it is his experience in the world of poker that helped the 45 year old overcome incredible odds in making it to the playoff against Tiger Woods.
Oddsmakers, in fact, did not even list Mediate among the contenders - instead opting for the "field" category which includes any golfer not specifically assigned odds.
UltimateBet Battles Rising Gas Prices in Time for Father’s Day. The online poker site to give away $10,000 in prepaid gas cards this weekend Miami, FL (PRWeb) June 13, 2008 – If rising gas prices at the pumps has you feeling strapped for cash, UltimateBet is offering some relief this weekend. The popular online poker site today announced a new free gas promotion just in time for Father’s Day. The Shuffle Up & Fill Up promotion will see $10,000 in prepaid gas cards handed out to online poker players at UltimateBet.
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A 20-year-old man who is believed to have worn a pig mask during a smash-and-grab burglary at the Bellagio casino resort appeared in court Wednesday.