New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.
NBC Heads Up Championship
NBC Heads Up Championship
By winning the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Sunday at Caesars Palace, Erik Seidel surpasses Daniel Negreanu as poker’s top earner of all time (in live tournaments).
UB.com introduces a low $10+1 buy-in Heads Up match to run alongside the $1,000 entry Annie Duke Heads Up Challenge, with Team UB's Annie Duke set to host and play in both buy-in levels.
UB.com's Annie Duke Heads Up Challenge returns this Sunday, May 30th at a new time of 14:30 ET, revamped and repositioned as a ‘double header', with two separate events running in tandem, offering two very different buy-in levels, and both to be hosted by the 2010 National Heads Up Poker Champion, Annie Duke.
Celebrity Apprentice runner-up Annie Duke, actor Don Cheadle and the best poker pros in the world are the featured participants competing for the $500,000 first-place prize in NBC's 6Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2010
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Doyle Brunson has bowed out of the NBC Heads Up Poker tournament, but he leaves having made it all the way into the Elite 8.
The Clubs and Spades brackets were finished in less than an hour. Erik Seidel, after never winning a match in five years, advances to the semifinals after defeating Peter Eastgate.
The NBC Heads-Up Poker Elite Eight Sunday schedule was released in the morning.
2008 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Peter Eastgate is the first player to advance to the quarterfinals, besting 2006 Main Event champ Jamie Gold.
Hall of Famer Doyle Brunson moved on to the Round of 16 as he defeated actor Don Cheadle in the second round.
Chris Moneymaker defeated Leo Wolpert in their second round match in less than 10 minutes.
In the Hearts Bracket:
Phil Hellmuth makes it into the second round of the Heads-Up Championship as he defeated Howard Lederer for the first win in the Hearts bracket.
Dolye Brunson defeated Brock Parker and Chris Ferguson defeated qualifier Annette Dworski in the Spades Bracket. Ferguson will play the winner of Kara Scott and Dennis Phillips while Brunson will face the winner of JP Kelly and Don Cheadle.
Allen Cunningham defeated Jesper Hougaard, Eli Elezra beat Greg Mueller and Dennis Phillips outlasted Kara Scott. All three head into the second round.
Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.