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Rumors of Viktor Blom Unibet Poker Signing

A month ago, popular high stakes pro Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom was dropped by Full Tilt Poker. Many considered this yet another sign that the sponsorship era of online poker is almost dead. However, it’s possible that Blom has already landed with Unibet, and we’ll discuss the signs of this potential deal below. Tweets from Blom and Alex Dreyfus Speculation over a union between Blom and Unibet arose when the Swede recently tweeted the following about his upcoming poker schedule: “In Macau right now, but planning to play the @unibet cash game before @unibetopen at Aspers in London end of November. …

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Sequel to “Rounders” Confirmed

If history tells us anything, it’s that making a good casino poker movie isn’t easy. If you don’t agree, sit down and try to make it through Deal, Lucky You, The Grand, and High Roller – The Stu Ungar Story. Even the James Bond movie Casino Royale had Bond poisoned in the middle of the game just to spice up one of the worst big screen poker scenes of all time. In any case, most people would much rather play online poker and collect rakeback than watch a poker movie…..that is, unless you’re talking about Rounders. In fact, Rounders is …

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888Poker looking to Merge with a Big Site

Just a week after Party Poker and Bwin announced a huge merger, 888Poker is looking at a future merger with another poker room.  The news of 888Poker looking for a potential merger partner broke when 888 CEO Gigi Levy said that his internet poker site is definitely interested in merging within the next six months.  Most people would suspect that he is hoping to keep up with poker sites like Party Poker with this move, but he insists that this isn’t the case.  He told eGaming Review all of this when he said, “I think that the first thing to …

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Guest blog part 8: David La Ronde, EPO 2009 winner

Heads up No deals, that’s what’s ringing in my head. No deals. I call the wife “Honey what do you think?” She says “Deal”. I say “Trust me” and say “No deal” I’ve come this far and I’m not going to be a coward now. Tureniec asks for a deal, I say “No way”. I have a 2 to 1 chip lead. I decide that I don’t want to get into pots with Michael without a hand and I can afford to be patient. So I fold a few hands that I would normally raise with on the button. He …

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