Charges Dropped For Most In Illinois Poker Bust

The attorney in charge of prosecuting a poker bust in Illinois has decided to drop the charges against nearly all of the participants in the game, releasing eleven people but deciding to push misdemeanor charges against the two alleged ringleaders. Acting on complaints in January, Champaign police conducted what was stated at the time a …

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Epic Poker League 20K MixMax Day Four Andrew Lichtenberger Seizes Lead With Five Left Champion Crowned Today

It was another short day at the Palms Casino Resort for the surviving twelve men in the Epic Poker League’s $20,000 Mix-Max” event, setting up for the crowning of a new champion on Sunday. With the twelve men already guaranteed a $50,920 payday, all were setting their sights on the top prize of $801,680. They …

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Leave it to PokerStars to come up with another “COOP” tournament.  The world’s largest online poker room and king of the online poker tournament series has announced its newest offering, the Turbo Championship of Online Poker .  Filled exclusively with turbo and hyper turbo tournaments, TCOOP will kick off January 19, 2012 with the first …

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The Quick Summary BetOnline is no beginner when it comes to the online gambling industry. The site has been going strong since 1991, and has serving online bettors since 1998 with a proven track record of success. Now, BetOnline has shifted its focus to the poker market. BetOnline Poker was launched in 2010 and is …

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Heading into the final day of the Epic Poker League Pro/Am, poker professional Greg FBT” Mueller holds the chip lead with twenty players vying for the nine $20,000 seats into the second EPL tournament, which begins on Tuesday.

The $1500 Pro/Am featured two Day Ones, drawing in a cozy 97 players total for the tournament. …

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This has certainly been an interesting week for intrastate poker.  Phil Hellmuth has commented on Washington D.C.’s plans for district-only online gaming, California shelved its intrastate bill until early next year, and now the Nevada Gaming Control Board has released its first draft of regulations for intrastate interactive gaming.” New Regulation 5A lays out the …

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The eighth season of the PokerStars European Poker Tour has its first champion.

Switzerland’s Ronnie Kaiser became the country’s first EPT winner by running over the field at Tallinn this week to earn a first-place prize of ¬275,000. Kaiser claimed the chip lead on Day 3 and maintained the pole position nearly the rest …

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