Does A Houston Poker Club Have a Security Issue?

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Texas is one of the states that has very explicit bans regarding gambling in the state. There have been entrepreneurs that has been able to circumvent the laws in the Lone Star State. Several cities offer poker “clubs,” with many springing up around the state. Along with these clubs have come incidents that lead to… Read more »

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Poker Author/Player Bob Ciaffone Passes Away at 81

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It is always a melancholy day when one of our community’s past greats passes away. In this case, it is noted poker columnist, author, and player Bob Ciaffone. Ciaffone, who also would prove to be one of the first who put pen to paper in an attempt to teach people how to play the game… Read more »

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Dan Bilzerian No Longer a GGPoker Ambassador

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What was GGPoker thinking? From the files of “nice job, but it shouldn’t have even come to this,” it appears that GGPoker and Dan Bilzerian have parted ways. As of Tuesday, Bilzerian is no longer listed on GGPoker’s website under the “GGTeam” and according to Pokerfuse, his custom emotes are not available at the online… Read more »

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Ali Imsirovic Earns Trio of 2022 Global Poker Awards; Jamie Kerstetter Earns Second Consecutive Twitter Personality Award

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Celebrating the best in poker over the last year, the 2022 Global Poker Awards were handed out on Friday night in the PokerGO Studios in Las Vegas. Cementing his exceptional performance in 2021, Ali Imsirovic was the big winner of the night, netting three GPA trophies for his efforts. Jamie Kerstetter backed up her 2020… Read more »

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New Cheating Scandal Quickly Snuffed by Hustler Casino

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Offering the blueprint for what to do when you see an anomaly, Hustler Casino has taken quick and decisive action in a potentially explosive cheating scandal. Unlike other incidences in the past, Hustler Casino took immediate action against a player on its “Hustler Casino Live” streaming poker platform after it was discovered the player was… Read more »

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Dallas Poker Room Has Permit Mysteriously Revoked by City

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City’s unexpected heel turn A sleeping giant since forever, the Texas poker scene has been booming lately. Though casinos are not legal in Texas, poker rooms, or “social clubs” as they are often called, are in a legal gray area, but are largely permitted as long as they don’t explicitly violate any of the state’s… Read more »

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Another Talent of Country Music Legend Willie Nelson? Would You Believe Poker?

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In the Aughts during the resurgence of poker, celebrities playing the game became fashionable. Especially on television, some shows were specifically created for celebrities to play the game for charity (anyone remember Celebrity Poker Showdown?). When it comes to these celebrities, would you believe that country music legend Willie Nelson has built a reputation as… Read more »

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How to Fix the Player of the Year Rankings

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There have always been arguments about who the best player in the world might be. One thing that usually has not been argued, however, is who the best player in a given calendar year might be. Organizations like CardPlayer Magazine and the Global Poker Index have done magnificent work to trying to figure out who… Read more »

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A Visit From St. Doyle…

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As is our tradition here at Poker News Daily, we are running our Christmas rendition of our version of “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” It is, naturally, changed with poker in mind and, since it was written now 18 years ago, the names may not be as relevant as they were in the past. Instead… Read more »

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