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Poker Tournament Makes History

The largest-ever buy-in poker tournament kicks off this weekend in Las Vegas. The “Big One for One Drop” is taking place during the annual World Series of Poker event.


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World Series Of Poker Awards First Bracelet

A California blackjack dealer has won the first bracelet in the World Series of Poker tournament.


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World Series Of Poker Gets Underway

Poker’s richest event is underway in Las Vegas. Thousands of players from more than 100 countries have entered the annual World Series of Poker tournament.


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World Series Of Poker To Be Biggest Ever

A never-before-seen $1 million buy-in tournament at this year’s World Series of Poker will generate the richest top prize in poker history at more than $12 million — and potentially more if there are additional players.


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Casino Group Supports Online Poker

A casino-backed group pushing for federal legislation to make online poker explicitly legal says regulating online card play nationwide won’t hurt state lotteries.

CBS Las Vegas–12/06/2011

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Casinos Prepare For Legal Internet Poker

A pair of Vegas casino giants are getting ready for the day when Internet poker is legal in the United States.

CBS Las Vegas–11/01/2011


Final Nine Set in WSOP

Nine of the best poker players will compete for big money later this year. The World Series of Poker’s Main
Event ended early this morning, and the final table will be dominated by players from overseas.

CBS Las Vegas–07/20/2011


World Series of Poker Enters Final Round

The World Series of Poker competition is red-hot, as the $10,000 buy-in main event continues this weekend.

CBS Las Vegas–07/08/2011


Hellmuth Still Up For Mixed-Game Title At WSOP

The World Series of Poker’s most frequent winner is making a run at his 12th championship bracelet in a $50,000 buy-in tournament.



Lawmakers Introduce Internet Poker Bill

A bill has been introduced in Congress to legalize Internet poker in the U.S.

CBS Las Vegas–06/27/2011




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