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World Series Of Poker Sets Record

The opening event of the World Series of Poker has set a new record for a live buy-in tournament.

06/03/2013

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Las Vegas Social Gambling Company To Launch First Legal Online Poker Site In US

Poker devotees will soon be able to skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch — at least in the state of Nevada.

04/30/2013

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Reid Puts Poker Bill Blame On GOP

Senator Harry Reid says the opposition is to blame for blocking passage of a bill to legalize online poker.

11/28/2012

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Casino Closes Poker Room

The poker room at Aliante Casino and Hotel is no more.

11/05/2012

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Merson Wins $8.53m World Series of Poker

A 24-year-old Maryland poker professional has won the World Series of Poker main event, lasting roughly 12 hours in a marathon card session to push past his last opponents for the $8.53 million title.

10/31/2012

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Interactive Gambling Expands In Nevada

Nevada gambling regulators have approved three companies’ plans to participate in Internet poker sites accessible only within state boundaries, although the sites themselves have a few hurdles to clear.

08/23/2012

Gaming Board Approves Casino For Online Poker

A southwest Las Vegas casino could be the first to operate an online poker site within Nevada’s borders.

08/09/2012

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High Court Hears Poker Star’s Divorce Case

A divorce case involving poker pro Phil Ivey has the Nevada Supreme Court considering whether judges should sit out cases involving people from whom they’ve accepted campaign contributions.

07/11/2012

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WSOP Champ To Earn $8.5 Million

Organizers say the 2012 World Series of Poker attracted almost 6,600 entries for the marquee Main Event tournament in Las Vegas. That means the winner of the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em World Championship will take home about $8.5 million.

07/10/2012

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Eight Players Compete For Poker’s Record Payout

Competition continues for the richest payout in poker history. A total of 48 players each paid one-million dollars for the “Big One For One Drop” tournament.

07/03/2012

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