POKER NEWS ARCHIVE - February 2007
format of the Heads-Up Poker Championship
- A poker tournament based on a series of head-to-head matches carries
a more intimate feel than a traditional event, along with a unique set
of challenges.It's still business, but it's also...
World Series Of Poker Pre-Registration Opens
- LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harrah's Operating Company, Inc., a subsidiary
of Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., has opened pre-registration for the
2007 World Series of Poker Presented by Milwaukee's...
Set To Launch World Series Of Poker Europe
- LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The World Series of PokerÂ®,
the planet's most prestigious poker tournament, is extending its international
reach this year by launching the World Series of Poker Europe,...
Poker bill passes subcommittee
- State Rep. Wallace Scarborough's bill legalizing social games of poker
has passed a subcommittee and is expected to go to the full Judiciary
Committee this week, he said.The bill would allow for...
lost in poker game pleads for help
- Hyderabad - A teenage girl in southern Pakistan, whose late father
lost her in a poker game when she was two years old, has asked authorities
to save her from being handed over to a middle-aged...
Turn Out For L.A. Poker Classic Championship
- COMMERCE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The L.A. Poker Classic Championship
(LAPC) event at Commerce Casino smashed records for largest field and
largest prize money ever for a $10,000-buy-in World...
Tournament Winner Says He Was Wrong
- LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23 Â— After resolving a lawsuit over his
victory in the World Series of Poker last summer, Jamie Gold acknowledged
he had some regrets about his experience at the tournament, although...
touch of deception can help your game
- The key to becoming a winning poker player is to learn the fundamentals
that will make your game consistently strong. Once you do that, and become
a winning player in smaller games, you'll need to...
Finest to Face Off at the Fifth Annual WPT Invitational
- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPT Enterprises, Inc. will roll out the
red carpet on March 3 for the most glamorous stop on the poker circuit--the
5th Annual World Poker TourÂ® (WPT) Invitational. Each...
Brown Named Bluff MagazineÂ’s Poker Player of The Year
- Chad Brown has been honoured with the Title of Bluff MagazineÂ’s
Player of the Year 2006. Brown, a professional poker player who has been
playing poker since boyhood, considers this one of his...
Court: Tournament Poker is Gambling, Not Sport
- Washington (Feb. 22, 2007) - Citing a bit of wisdom from Kenny Rogers,
the U.S. Tax Court ruled that tournament poker is gambling, not a sport,
and thus not exempt from the Section 165(d)...
Heads-Up Poker Championship Players Announced
- NBC & CNBC Will Broadcast 64 of The WorldÂ’s Best Poker
Players Going Â‘Head-To-HeadÂ’ at Caesars Palace
poker champ plays for Heart Association
- TUSCALOOSA | Mark Upton, a 40-year-old Northport resident, said heÂ’s
been playing poker since he was 5 years old.But despite his 35 years
of experience, he hasnÂ’t had a lot of luck with the game.
hosts deaf poker tournament
- RIVER GROVE, Illinois Â– (PRESS RELEASE) -- Deaf people
from Illinois and surrounding states are expected to compete in the area's
first Deaf Texas Hold'em poker tournament Sunday, February 25 at...