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$350 No-Limit Hold'em $20K Guarantee

CardPlayer.com is the world's oldest and most well respected poker magazine and online poker guide .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

$2.5 billion lost on pokies in Victoria last year

A total of $2.5 billion was lost on poker machines in Victoria last year, the second-lowest amount lost on the machines in seven years.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Plea hearing scheduled in Weston cock fighting case

A plea deal may be in the works for a Weston man charged with running an illegal cock fighting operation among other things.

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Sunherald.com

Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

Wei Seng "Paul" Phua, 50, and his son, Darren Phua, 22, were in the Henderson Detention Center on Monday on a hold from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to jail records.

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The New Zealand Herald

Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

Lawyers in Las Vegas are asking immigration authorities to release a wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme and remains in custody even after his poker star friends posted his bail.

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Brandon Sun

Amaya acquisition of PokerStars owners get gaming regulatory approval

Amaya Gaming Group Inc. says its proposed US$4.9-billion bid to buy the world's largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, has received approval from gaming regulatory authorities.

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Ottawa Life

Keep life simple with a one-stop site for gaming and gambling

We all like simplicity in life, and that goes for our entertainment as much as for the day to day organisation of life.

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Highlands Today

Lodge receives warning about gambling, authorities say

2374 has received a warning, authorities said, about reportedly allowing at its facility illegal gambling activities that apparently included poker games and machines that paid out money.

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Roll Call

John Oliver on the Terrifying State of U.S. Nuclear Weapon Security on 'This Week Tonight'

Is John Oliver's "This Week Tonight" even a comedy show, fundamentally? Sometimes, it veers so far into scathing commentary that the satire and laughs take a back seat.

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INAUTONEWS

[VIDEO] See Dan Bilzerian drive his Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6 -6

A new video uploaded on YouTube is showing Dan Bilzerian behind the wheel of his newest ride, the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6.

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Related Topix: Games, Convertible, Porsche, Porsche Carrera GT

NEWS.com.au

RSLs in life licence bid for pokies

VICTORIAN RSL clubs want to be able to buy poker machine licences for life as part of a review of the state's entitlements system.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Tatts takes levy fight to High Court

Gambling firm Tatts is hoping the High Court will stop it from having to pay millions of dollars in poker machine levies to the Victorian government.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

K9 apprehends theft suspect

At 1:12am OPD received a call indicating that a B/M had stolen money out of the register and several video poker cash tickets from a local convenience store on Creswell Lane.

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The Advocate

Quin Hillyer: On wetlands suit, know when to folda em

The levee board for southeastern Louisiana is acting like one of those suckers in a "match the pot" poker game with lots of wild cards.

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UnionLeader.com

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Video machines and gambling: What gambling?

The city charges $2,000 a year to license a single machine. "You're allowing people to pay 50 bucks for a pinball machine and $2,000 for another.

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CBS News

Seeking help for hoarding

Support groups offer help for those who just can't throw anything away, a condition now classified as a mental disorder.

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Alabama Live

Mobile Greyhound Park -- a holdout amid dog racing's slow decline

The bugle sounds minutes before 1:30 p.m., calling anyone willing to place a bet.

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The Modesto Bee

TV picks for the week of July 27-Aug. 2

Are you ready to get suckered into watching "The Killing" for a fourth time? That bomb's latest resurrection joins WGN's new A-bomb drama as the surprises of the week.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

South China Morning Post

Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

A private jet sits on the runway at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

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Free Republic

Miscalculation. Failure. Escalation - Why Putin Shot Down MH-17

Why would the leader of a powerful country in reasonably good standing want to risk everything by putting himself in the same league with Muammar Gaddafi? ...Since the crisis began, he has been taking on ever greater risk-not to mention serious damage to the Russian economy-with negative return.

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