Poker News Archive August    2008

BetOnSports Players Prosecuted

BetOnSports Players Prosecuted

August 20, 2008

Online gambling in the United States was put in a more tenuous position after the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006. Players now betting in online gambling establishments in the United States now face prosecution from federal authorities. Read More

Dennis Phillips donate winnings

Giving Back: Dennis Phillips to donate winnings

August 20, 2008

Even before the World Series of Poker finals have even begun Dennis Phillips, a finalist in the largest Poker series in the world, has agreed to donate some of his winnings to a very worthwhile charity. Read More

Poker in London

Poker in London's Leicester Square

August 20, 2008

When you think of Poker and the typical cities that it is typically played in London would probably not be at the top of your list. Las Vegas, Reno, and Atlantic City generally come to mind but such wouldn't be the case if you were anywhere near Leicester Square for the Poker in the Park 2008. Read More

The now famous November Nine

The now famous "November Nine"

August 20, 2008

There are only nine coveted seats at the finals table of the World Series of Poker. If you have ever fancied being a Poker player this is exactly where you want to be. It's been a long fought battle for these exceptional Poker players who will now share at least one more table when November comes around. Read More

Tropical Storm Fay making it hard to win

Tropical Storm Fay making it hard to win

August 20, 2008

It's bad enough whenever a tropical storm system hits land. Lives are disrupted and untold amounts of property damage and lives are lost making it difficult for any business to stay open. But what makes it even worse is when you are trying to host a Poker tournament or even play a simple Poker game. Read More

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