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Navy Admiral Tim Giardina’s Poker Scandal gets More Bizarre

After a decorated career in the US Navy, you’d think the last thing on Navy Rear Admiral Timothy Giardina’s mind would be cheating in poker. Nevertheless, the 35-year Navy veteran was caught using counterfeit $500 chips inside of Iowa’s Horseshoe Casino earlier this year. He was found guilty of poker cheating and fined $4,000 and demoted from his 3-star Admiral position. As Giardina’s original story goes, he found three $500 chips in a Horseshoe Casino bathroom. He told the floorman that he’d give the chips back if anybody claimed them, only to later use them in a poker game. Casino …

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Weekly Flop: Newhouse Ninth Again, Lederer at HOF Ceremony, Elias’ WPT Record

One year after being crushed by his ninth-place finish in the WSOP Main Event, Mark Newhouse got a second chance at poker glory. Unfortunately, the result was the same and even more heartbreaking… Howard Lederer has wisely kept a low profile in the three and a half years after Black Friday. But he made a surprising appearance at the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame ceremony… It’s hard to keep up with the WPT, considering all of the Main Event final table hoopla. But it’s worth discussing how Darren Elias set a big WPT record in this edition of the Weekly …

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New CEO Dan Fleyshman on Ivey Poker’s Future

There’s been a lot going on in the life of Phil Ivey lately. He’s appealing the £7.8 million lawsuit that he lost against Crockfords, applied for a medical marijuana dispensary license in Vegas, pulled the plugged on his social poker app Ivey Poker (for now), and hired Dan Fleyshman to serve as CEO of his brand. Fleyshman is the former owner of Victory Poker, a US-friendly operation that quickly made a splash due to its large pro roster, which included Antonio Esfandiari and Andrew Robl. However, Fleyshman made the tough decision to end Victory Poker, citing that he was “emotionally …

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Discovery Channel Says ‘No’ to Underground Poker Show, But It’s Not Dead Yet

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While there have been a number of poker shows on TV over the years, few of them catch the attention of mainstream audiences. But then along came Underground Poker, which had the potential to do so. Featuring poker pros and best friends Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak, Underground Poker was given a chance by the Discovery Channel. The pilot episode saw Esfandiari and Laak spending time in New Orleans while trying to find a juicy private cash game. However, following the show’s debut last month, the Discovery Channel chose not to pick it up for a full season. But as …

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Rake and Win NFL Wembley Tickets With RakeTheRake!

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RakeTheRake have 2 pairs of Club Wembley Premium tickets to see the Detroit Lions VS The Atlanta Falcons – game No. 10 of the NFL International Series – on Sunday 26th October.

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Full Tilt now offering Live Dealer Online Casino

As many of our poker players are aware, Full Tilt offers an online casino that’s complete with blackjack, roulette and slots. And if you’re into casino gaming, you’ll be excited to know that Full Tilt recently launched a live dealer casino too. Now you can… [read more]

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PokerOwned Freeroll Passwords 21st – 30th September

Below are the passwords for the rest of the month’s PokerOwned freerolls at 888, RedKings, William Hill and PokerStars… 888poker @ 4pm (EST) 26-Sep 27914poker RedKings @ 4pm (EST) 21-Sep  15560 22-Sep  62817 23-Sep  58810 24-Sep  28360 25-Sep  92357 26-Sep  21731 27-Sep  61360 28-Sep  43857 29-Sep  20667 30-Sep  32457   William Hill @ 2:30pm (EST) 21-Sep  48540 22-Sep  11381 23-Sep  19417 24-Sep  22747 25-Sep  57636 26-Sep  73183 27-Sep  77571 28-Sep  14098 29-Sep  25318 30-Sep  15323   PokerStars 11:00am Est 21-Sep  48339 22-Sep  11180 23-Sep  19516 24-Sep  22546 25-Sep  57235 26-Sep  72982 27-Sep  77370 28-Sep  13897 29-Sep  25557 30-Sep  15122   …

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Freeroll your way to PKR Live Cannes with RakeTheRake!

We’re giving our PKR players a chance to win three $1,200 packages to PKR Live in Cannes, France! There’s a RakeTheRake PKR Cannes freeroll running each Sunday for the rest of this month, with a total prize pool worth $4,800, where the winner of each tourney takes a $1,200 package to this prestigious live event. Each prize package includes: •    €400 Main Event entry •    Two nights of luxury accommodation at Hôtel Majestic Barrière (24 & 25 Oct) •    $200 travel expenses •    VIP qualifier party access These freerolls are open to all players with a PKR account tracked to …

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RakeTheRake’s New $250 Facebook Freerolls!

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We’re now running TWO big $250 facebook freerolls every month. These tourneys take place the first weekend of each month, and will be held at PokerStars on Saturdays, and at Party Poker, bWin, and WPT on Sundays.

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Why PokerStars’ Casino and Sportsbook are Good for Poker Players

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To some poker players, the addition of an online casino and sports betting client at PokerStars is about as exciting as watching somebody else play golf. After all, many rounders aren’t attracted to casino games with a negative expectation. And as for sports betting, poker players realize that this requires another time-consuming skill set to beat. Nevertheless, PokerStars’ new owners, Amaya Gaming, are providing some big reasons to get excited about their new casino and sports betting operation. Let’s cover when we can expect these offerings to be fully integrated into Stars’ client and why players should be happy about …

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