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Online Poker News Archives - August 2007

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Absolute Poker's Bad Beat Jackpot Hit at $821,670.69
At 5:43 a.m. PT, KADI hit the Absolute Poker Bad Beat Jackpot when her 10-high straight-flush lost to a king-high straight-flush. Her share of the record-high $821,670.69 jackpot was $267,042.97...
August 31, 2007

Ayre Won't Dare: Insists It's Not Negotiating

Officials from what has become insist they are not budging and refuse to negotiate or pay one dime to the man they say is "using the US legal system to steal" their domain name...

August 31, 2007

Brett Parise Claims Victory at Asia Pacific Poker Tour Event

Brett Parise has beaten 254 other players to take home the title of the inaugural event on the Asia Pacific Poker Tour, just under $180,000 and a seat to the APPT Grand Final in Sydney...

August 29, 2007

Absolute Poker's Bad Beat Jackpot up to More than $490,000

Now it does not sound so bad. At the time of the publication of this article, Absolute Poker’s Bad Beat Jackpot is just over $490,000 and is expected to exceed $500,000 late today...

August 25, 2007

Poker Players Alliance Changing Locations and Leaders
The Poker Players Alliance broke the news today that it is both changing leadership and picking up and moving to Washington, D.C., the hub of where all of its efforts are concentrated...
August 23, 2007

PlayersOnly Unleashes Players at Playboy Mansion Party

To celebrate the recent re-launch of the world’s sexiest online casino and poker room, is sponsoring another celebrity fundraiser at the sexiest party venue on the planet, the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills...

August 22, 2007

Bodog Poker: Certifiably Random

Bodog Entertainment is known worldwide for its vigilant stance on the safety and security of its products and its strong focus on offering the best customer service experience possible. Further cementing its place alongside the safest poker products online, Bodog Poker’s Random Number Generator has been officially certified by Gaming Associates of the United Kingdom...

August 20, 2007

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: It doesn't take much to outplay a dummy

There's an old poker saying that goes something like this: "If thou attempts to bluff a bad player, thou becomes one"...

August 18, 2007

The 2007 World Poker Dealer Championships - Important Rules Changes
Binion's Casino, Las Vegas and Poker Player newspaper have changed the World Poker Dealer Championships rules to lift nearly all restrictions on sign-ups. In effect, the four events have been changed from a "representative" tournament to an "individual" tournament...
August 17, 2007

Matt 'Mattyv' Vengrin Wins FTOPS Event No. 9

Last night’s event was the $300 buy-in sixhanded no-limit hold’em (with rebuys) tournament. The event had a $450,000 guarantee but crushed that number when the 1,133 entrants rebought 1,652 times and added on 569 times, bringing the total prize pool to $1,006,200. The first-place finisher stood to snag $209,793...

August 16, 2007

Harvard Law Profs Backing Poker as Educational Tool in Schools, Universities

Harvard Law School professor Charles Nesson will announce an international effort to organize "poker strategic thinking societies" at universities and secondary schools around the world that will use poker as an educational tool to teach everything from basic life skills to war games at military colleges...

August 15, 2007

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Motivation dictates level of competition

For most people, the answer is simple: money. Money-motivated players are vastly different from others who are driven to challenge themselves against the best in the world...

August 12, 2007

UltimateBet Announces Major Celebrity Presence At 2007 Aruba Poker Classic
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed that he will be attending the 2007 Aruba Poker Classic after winning his seat on VH1's Rock Stars of Poker...
August 11, 2007

Cheating in Online Poker: Programs Allows Players to See Upcoming Cards

A new software product has been released which claims it can aid with cheating in online poker. PokerRNG 6.0 is supposedly capable of viewing upcoming community cards as well as opponents card information...

August 10, 2007

Titan Poker Cruise

Titan Poker has announced a Mediterranean poker cruise scheduled for January of next year, and the room is offering a Poker Cruise Prize Package worth $3,200...

August 09, 2007

More Online Poker Tournaments, More Times, More Winners... Guaranteed at Mansion Poker

Mansion Poker Members will discover a range of brand new guaranteed online poker tournaments designed to suit everyone, no matter what their level is or where they are based...

August 05, 2007

Gambling and the Law: Is It Safe To Play Poker Online
Most online poker players were merely annoyed when the failed politician, Bill Frist, used his position as Senate Majority Leader last year to ram his Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act through the Republican-controlled Congress. Sites run by publicly traded companies, including the largest, PartyPoker, stopped accepting players from the U.S. But privately owned Internet poker rooms found their businesses doubling...
August 03, 2007

Strip Poker: Venetian Offers Free $50,000

The Venetian poker room is running a $50,000 freeroll promotion. Players can qualify for the tournament by logging a minimum of 50 hours in the month of August...

August 02, 2007

Harrah's Expands Schedule for 2007-08 World Series of Poker(R) Circuit

Harrah's License Company, LLC, an affiliate of Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. , will launch the fourth season of its popular World Series of Poker Circuit with an expanded schedule of 12 tournament stops that will bring high-stakes poker action and excitement to players at nine Harrah's casinos around the country...

August 01, 2007

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