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GSN prompts Speculation on Return of TV’s “High Stakes Poker”

Poker News RTR Dave October 17th, 2014

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While there have been many poker shows on TV over the years, none captured the attention of mainstream audiences quite like High Stakes Poker (HSP). Running for seven seasons from 2006 to 2011 and featuring a wide array of famous players, HSP was one of the most popular programs on the Game Show Network (GSN). However, Black Friday struck and Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars stopped sponsoring the show, prompting GSN to pull it off the air. So for over three years, HSP has been dormant while a number of other mediocre poker shows have come and gone. But after …

2014 WSOP APAC Round-up: Events #4, #5 and #6

Poker News, WSOP 2014 RTR Dave October 15th, 2014

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Event #4 -Scott Calcagno shakes off Two “Terrible” Years to win $1,650 NL Terminator Cash game pro Scott Calcagno hadn’t had the greatest results over the past two years. “I’ve had a pretty rough last couple of years playing poker,” Calcagno said. “Luckily I have seen a lot of my friends be very successful which has kept me motivated. But my results really have been terrible the last two years.” The Aussie’s fortunes definitely changed at the 2014 WSOP Asia-Pacific since he recently won the Event #4 $1,650 NL Terminator. The Terminator, which means that every player has a $500 …

Phil Ivey Loses Crockford’s Court Battle and $7.7 million

Gambling News RTR Dave October 13th, 2014

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Phil Ivey court caseHigh Court Judge John Mitting recently ruled in favour of Crockford’s Casino, meaning Phil Ivey was not awarded the $7.7 million in Punto Banco (a form of Baccarat) winnings he took the casino to court over…

Chris Moneymaker finds Fitness in the Bahamas

Poker News RTR Dave October 12th, 2014

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Ever since winning the 2003 WSOP Main Event, poker has played a dominant role in Chris Moneymaker’s life. He frequently plays in live and online tournaments and still serves as an ambassador for PokerStars. But recently, Moneymaker has become interested in another pursuit: getting healthy. The 38-year-old blogged about his revelation after returning from the Bahamas, where he stayed while playing the 2014 PokerStars WCOOP. Moneymaker roomed with famed online poker player Calvin Anderson, who introduced him to some new habits. That said, here’s a look at what Moneymaker learned from his buddy about fitness. Chris Moneymaker’s exercise and yoga …

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

Poker News, RakeTheRake News RTR Dave October 10th, 2014

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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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