Two Sports Legends to Face Off in a Poker Match Up

Two Sports Legends to Face Off in a Poker Match Up

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PokerStars has always been known for attracting the most famous celebrities as brand ambassadors. Two of their ambassadors, tennis player Rafael Nadal and football icon Ronaldo, will be facing off in an exciting poker match up in November. Nadal, who is second in the all-time tennis grand slam lists, will face off against Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldo. The match up is being called “The Duel”. The game will be played in London but broadcast live through the PokerStars website for everyone to enjoy. This is the second time the two players will meet in a poker setting, but it will be their first one on one match up. Nadal and Ronaldo first played each other at a charity poker tournament in Prague. The tournament included five other players and…
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Live Dealer Now Available On Full Tilt

Live Dealer Now Available On Full Tilt

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Reinventing online casino gaming is the live dealer option made available by leading online casinos today. The games were initiated in an effort to improve player criticism over the random number generator system used by most programmed software.   Get live and interactive Enhanced player interactions provide a much more entertaining and welcome table game experience than regular computer system generated operations. The closest experience to traditional ‘brick and mortar’ casino feel, with the added benefit of playing from the comfort and convenience of your own home. The efficiency of high-speed internet and superior technology has provided players across the globe the chance to participate in real time video deals. These deals can be viewed from mobile tablets and PCs. Riding this wave of live dealer card games are several…
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MGM Talks about Poker and Casino Resort Plans in Japan

MGM Talks about Poker and Casino Resort Plans in Japan

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  Speaking to a packed press conference in Mizuho, Japan, the president of MGM Resorts talked about their plans to introduce more poker and casino locations in the country. They are still awaiting legalization of gambling in Japan, but that is expected to be a formality. The Japanese government wants to tap into the potential revenue stream, while its citizens are pro-poker and pro-gambling. The plan is for MGM to team up with Japanese businessmen and poker enthusiasts to build a series of casino resorts that will generate billions in gambling revenue. Instead of building the same types of resorts that already exist in Vegas, Macau and other spots, they want these sites to have an authentic Japanese touch. For this reason, concrete plans are not available to the public…
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Tzvetkoff Sentenced After Turning Informant in Black Friday Case

Tzvetkoff Sentenced After Turning Informant in Black Friday Case

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  On April 15, 2011, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) shook the online poker world by shutting down the US related operations of three internet poker giants, PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker/UB. That day will be known forever in online poker history as "Black Friday". In early June 2014, Daniel Tzvetkoff, 31, was sentenced based on his original guilty plea to one count of operating an illegal gambling operation and one count of conspiracy related the to money laundering that led to Black Friday. Who is Daniel Tzvetkoff? Daniel Tzvetkoff is a resident of Australia who worked as an I.T. consultant for the three poker giants. He was involved in a scheme to help those companies and its principals launder approximately $1 billion US dollars from US…
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Beginner’s Guide Different Types of Poker

Beginner’s Guide Different Types of Poker

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One of the most popular card games of all time, poker is played both professionally and for recreation. You can play poker by yourself, but it is better if you have at least three players for a match. All you need for the game is a good deck of cards (or several, depending on the number of players). Poker has several variations, and some of the most popular ones are:   Straight poker: This is the oldest poker game. In this poker type, each player is dealt a complete hand and is allowed to bet. The player with the highest valued cards is the winner. Players can raise their betting amount several times in each game. Stud poker: The game has several rounds and the cards given to the players…
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Online Casinos Appeal To Poker For Beginners

Online Casinos Appeal To Poker For Beginners

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  Online casinos offer slots. Almost all of them also offer video poker. Video poker involves trying to make the best possible hand using five cards. Sometimes the cards will be wild, which allows for the possibility of better hands because the wild card can sub in for a particular value or suit to create a hand that is worth more. Cards can be discarded once and then new cards will be dealt. This is the premise to other games that includes Five Card Stud and others. As beginners gain confidence with the video poker games, they can then build their way up to some of the other games. One of the most popular forms of poker around the world is Texas Hold ‘Em. This game involves everyone being dealt…
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Bloom Trial Approaches: Will Courts Sentence High-Stakes Hostess?

Bloom Trial Approaches: Will Courts Sentence High-Stakes Hostess?

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  This December authorities caught up with high-stakes gambling hostess, Molly Bloom, as they busted an underground ring of illegal gambling proceedings. Bloom negotiated betting and poker games for the most elite amongst our society. As her trial date of April 30th approaches, the question of whether or not she will be sentenced is fresh on the minds of those in the gambling and poker world. What started out as a fraudulent sports betting scheme of international proportions eventually became a simple domestic high-stakes poker ring. Bloom confessed that she got her start in illegal gambling as part of a network of Russian-American sports betting pools that were heavily catered toward the richest residents Russia had to offer. When this eventually became too risky as more and more red flags…
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Alex Spencer Wins the 2014 Sky Poker UK Poker Championships Main Event

Alex Spencer Wins the 2014 Sky Poker UK Poker Championships Main Event

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  After a hotly contested championship, Alex Spencer from Doncaster took home the 2014 Sky Poker Championship Main Event title. He emerged with victory in the 1,100 pounds buy-in tournament on Sunday, confirming his place as a rising star in the game. With a 125,000 pound first prize on the line, along with a 15,000 pound tournament special, Spencer will be delighted with his achievements. Not only did he win the event, but he had gone into the final day having dominated the previous days of play as well. At only 24 years of age, it is clear that Spencer is one to watch out for, and he is set to take the poker world by storm in the coming years. Going into the final day, which was televised on…
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  Mobile gaming is the next frontier for a huge number of gaming companies. Abzorba Games is making a firm place in this future with their recent releases that are bringing mobile gamers cutting-edge experiences. Abzorba's casino titles for the mobile platform finished off the year in an extremely strong position, achieving a record, 3 million installs. They lead the world in most mobile gaming markets, setting the standard for just how good game play can be. Live Blackjack 21 is one of their most popular titles to deliver excitement to Android users in multi-player fashion. This game alone was installed over 1.3 million times across the globe, allowing the company to experience a considerable amount of growth in a very short period of time. The other games to push…
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Poker’s Potential Revealed

Poker’s Potential Revealed

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  Although poker is a system that has had an established presence in the world of gaming all across the globe for decades, it is constantly transforming itself and operating using new platforms when it comes to online play. One of the latest innovations is coming to the gaming world courteous of the founder of BustOut Poker Apparel, Jeff Griffith. His unique take on the classic game is called MMA Bet Club. This new way of gaming is combining the structure of traditional tournaments with the fantasy card style and parlay betting that has made other games popular on many of the well-established gaming sites around the globe. It also incorporates dimensions of betting on sporting events as well that have remained popular such as Martial Arts matches. The Potential…
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