January 29, 2010

Cake Poker Gives Back WSOP Bracelet Sold On Ebay

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Cake Poker, one of the top five largest online poker networks, has bought the bracelet at the Buy It Now price of $2,500 of TJ Cloutier. And you know what they're doing with it? They're giving it back to him.

“As much as we would love to have a WSOP bracelet, or even award it to one of our cherished poker players, we can’t, in good conscience, keep it from the man who rightfully won it; which is why we’ve decided to return it to TJ Cloutier… just as soon as we’re done having some fun with it,” stated the Cake Poker blog.

Via Bluff Europe Magazine

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January 22, 2010

6 Sided poker dice - Play a game of draw poker with these special dice

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How about something a little different? Poker and DICE? Awesome. Play a game of 5 card draw poker with this set of specially designed dice. Each die has 9 through ace on the sides. The game is played with the first player rolling 5 dice, keeping the ones he/she likes and rolling the remaining (draw). Once the first player likes his/her hand, he stops and next players can only roll the same number of times as the first player.

At 6 Sided poker dice

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January 15, 2010

Harvard MBAs Play Poker

This is a pretty interesting idea - want to have a very smart set of people play poker and make it interesting - why not just recruit MBAs from the top business schools. Joe Godfrey is one of the new breed of MBA poker players. At the bottom of Joe Godfrey’s resume, below his Harvard Business School degree, is another of his accomplishments: poker champion.

In 2006, Godfrey was a winner at Harrah’s Entertainment Inc.’s inaugural MBA Poker Championship, beating 470 students and alumni from what Harrah’s says were mostly top-20 U.S. business schools.

The three-day event, which requires entrants to submit resumes, is set for its fifth edition Jan. 15-17 at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and doubles as a recruiting opportunity for the world’s biggest casino company and tournament sponsors. It was founded on the popularity of poker on business-school campuses.

Via BusinessWeek

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January 8, 2010

States Legalizing Poker to fill in Economic Void in Recession

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Pennsylvania has moved ahead from all the other states by legalizing blackjack, poker, slots and other table games. In a bit to gain some of its gamblers money it legalized these games on Thursdays.The only step that would legalize gambling was the signature of Gov. Ed Rendell. Although he signed on the dotted line passing the law he did mention that he did had a few misgivings about expanding gambling culture. Reasons for his misgivings were that of all the casinos in Pennsylvania 14 of them were authorized by the law that was passed out in 2004 are still running.

More At PokerHeadline.com

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January 1, 2010

Mega Screen 7 in 1 Poker Handheld Video Game

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Perfect for travel and featuring 7 Games in 1 handheld, we really like this little device. It has a large easy to read screen, and games include: Play Draw, 2's Wild, Bonus Poker, Double Bonus Poker, Double/Double Bonus Poker, Jokers Wild & Double Jokers Wild. The game even turns itself off after sitting idle for two minutes, and batteries are included.

At Mega Screen 7 in 1 Poker

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