Largest Poker Room In Florida Opens To Huge Crowds

Demonstrating the demand for the game in the Sunshine State, a Florida poker room that is the largest in the state opened up on Thursday. According to reports from several Florida sources, the parking lot of the Regency Square Mall in Jacksonville was jammed to its capacity for the opening of Best Bet Jacksonville, which …

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WPT Jacksonville Day Three Final Table Set Anthony Ruberto with Monster Stack

Like two trains on a collision course on the same stretch of track, the end of the casino day and the 7th place elimination were charging towards each other Tuesday morning at the Jacksonville Poker Room, host of the World Poker Tour’s Jacksonville stop.  The goal for Day 3 was to whittle the field …

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British Poker Player Convicted Of Threatening Online Room Staff

An online poker player from the United Kingdom will be serving jail time following his ill-advised threats against the support staff of an online poker room. An article in the Darlington & Stockton Times details out the story of Michael Gallagher, a 35-year old unemployed online poker player from East Cleveland, who apparently wasn’t happy …

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In what is quickly becoming a potential new gaming Mecca, former World Champion Chris Moneymaker will be the host of a large tournament in the new poker room of a Pennsylvania casino. Moneymaker, the 2003 World Series of Poker Championship Event winner, will be at the Presque Isle Downs and Casino on October 15, hosting …

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According to a report by GamingToday.com, Michael Gaughan, owner of the South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa in Las Vegas, has announced that he will be launching a free-to-play online poker site, likely to be named after his casino.  The site, which will be on the ZEN Entertainment Network, should open for business within the …

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On Monday, Poker News Daily reported on the interactions of Full Tilt Poker lawyer Jeff Ifrah with members of the poker community.  In answering questions about the status of the once second largest online poker room in the world, Ifrah said that a series of statements from Full Tilt were on the way, with the …

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In an attempt to at least partially fill the online poker void in the United States now that internet poker rooms are slim pickings in the country, 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jamie Gold has launched a free online poker room dubbed FreeGoldPoker.com.

Unlike subscription-based online poker rooms, which charge a monthly …

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