October 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A 24-year-old Maryland poker professional won the World Series of Poker main event, outlasting his final opponents in a marathon card session of nearly 12 hours for the $8.53 million title on Wednesday. Continue Reading
September 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic
To a poker pro, it’s brutally obvious that the game is one of skill, not chance.
March 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Weekly poker-and-bridge party raided Continue Reading
January 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A North Dakota lawmaker says he doesn’t have any plans to bring back his proposal for state licensing of Internet poker. A new U.S. Justice Department opinion says states may regulate Internet poker sites within their own borders, and with other states that allow the game. Continue Reading
November 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The “Spider-Man” star agreed to pay $80,000 to settle the lawsuit filed over more than $311,000 he was paid by a convicted Ponzi scheme operator in Texas Hold ‘Em matches that included celebrities, businessmen and others, court documents state.
November 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Pius Heinz won with an ace high, just nine hands after using the same hand to boost himself from a nearly insurmountable disadvantage against 35-year-old Martin Staszko, who still won $5.43 million for second place. Continue Reading
September 29, 2011 in WDAZ
LAS VEGAS (AP) Full Tilt Poker, a popular poker website that once offered gambling to thousands of players around the world, had its license revoked by gambling regulators on Thursday who said the site misled officials about its financial operations.
September 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic
NEW YORK – (AP) An Internet poker company that was blocked from operating in the U.S. in the spring as part of an online gambling crackdown was “not a legitimate poker company, but a global Ponzi scheme,” federal prosecutors said Tuesday.