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Poker News - Archive 2008-10
Singles Looking for Love Can Enjoy Poker Too on PKR

There are two things you can find in abundance online: Dating sites and online poker rooms. Online Poker Room, PKR, has decided the two should join forces. Starting in November, PKR will be working with the Lovestruck website to create online and face to face poker nights for singles looking for love. (30/10)

PokerStars Sunday Million Results

PokerStars Sunday Million Poker Tournament had 7,415 players enter which put the site short of the $1.5 million guarantee. PokerStars had to add $17,000 to the prize pool to create the massive guarantee. (28/10)

Devilfish Travel Launched by Devilfish Poker

Devilfish Poker, an online poker site, has launched a new program that will help their players travel to major poker tournaments. The new program is called Devilfish Travel and players can earn points to trade in for a trip to the event of their choice. (24/10)

UltimateBet Adds Adam Levy to Star Players Team

Adam Levy, a twenty six year old from Orlando, Florida, has joined the Star Players Team for UltimateBet. Levy is the fifth player to join the UltimateBet team. Annie Duke is UltimateBetís Cardroom Consultant and according to her a Star Player must have an undisputed high level of skill, integrity, and respected in the online poker world. (21/10)

First Ever Carnival PokerPro Challenge Sees Great Success

PokerTek Inc is a creator of automated poker tables and related software. PokerTek began a poker tournament using their automated poker tables back in January and now has just finished the grand final. The tournament was title the Carnival PokerPro Challenge which saw PokerTek and Carnival cruise line working together. (16/10)

Full Tilt Online Poker Series X to Start in November

The Full Tilt Poker website has announced the dates for the upcoming Full Tilt Online Poker Series X. The series will begin on November 5th with a $256 pot limit Omaha Knockout with a prize pool of $200,000. The series will have twenty five events with a total combined prize pool of over $15 million. (14/10)

The Venue to host WSOP Circuit

The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana will be hosting the World Series of Poker Circuit in their auditorium called the Venue. From October 24th to November, the Venue will see players competing for thousands of dollars as well as seat to the Main Event of the WSOP which will take place at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this summer. (09/10)

Another Online Poker Site Shuts Down

As the economy continues on a downward spiral, it seems to have finally reached the online gambling community. A few websites are being shut down or facing financial losses due to economic woes. One such site having to close down is Duplicate Poker. The site had just recently announced their signing of a quarter of a million users, but now has decided to close. (07/10)

Police Raid Poker Tournament during CAP Conference

Poker players and those in the industry gathered recently to attend the CAP in Barcelona. During this time players who have earned seat to a private cash poker tournament are getting ready to try and win the large prize. However, their hopes were dashed when local authorities raided the poker tournament. (03/10)

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