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Poker News - Archive 2008-12
Entraction Announces the Launch of European Masters of Poker

Entraction Holding AB is an online gaming software developer that recently announced the launch of a new poker tournament series. The series is called the European Masters of Poker and will consist of five live poker tournaments. (30/12)

Arizona Couple Face Charges for Running Illegal High Roller Poker Club

Over the summer a new club opened in Tucson, Arizona and quickly became a subject of investigation after police received several complaints on the business. On the outside it looks very simple but on the inside a couple was running an illegal high roller poker room. (24/12)

UltimateBet to Host Charity Poker Tournament This Weekend

UltimateBet announced today that they will be hosting a charity poker tournament this Saturday at 7:30 ET on their website. All funds raised during the No Limit Hold’em tournament will be donated to Ante Up For Africa and one of their main supporters, Annie Duke, will be playing in the tournament. (19/12)

PokerStars to Attempt World Record

PokerStars, the top online poker room, is going to try and set a new world record for having the largest amount of players participating in an online poker tournament. The poker room would like to see a ton of players turn out for the event to reach their goal of 35,000 players. (16/12)

CEREUS Announces New Updates to Poker Software

CEREUS is a new online poker network created when Absolute Poker and UltimateBet joined as one site. Players can still play on their respective websites but CEREUS provides a new poker platform with a 24/7 security center. The new platform launched in late November and has now updated their software to provide players with even more features. (11/12)

Australian Player Wins PokerStars APPT Grand Final

Almost five hundred poker players gathered at the Star City Casino in Sydney, Australia to compete in the 2008 PokerStars Asian Pacific Poker Tour Grand Final. The buy-in for the event was AUD $6,000 which created a prize pool of AUD $2,862,000 that the top forty eight finishers would be sharing. (09/12)

Peter Jepsen Signs to Ladbrokes Poker

It has just been announced that up and coming poker player Peter Jepsen has signed a new sponsorship contract with Ladbrokes. Jepsen is joined at Ladbrokes Poker with his friend Jonas Danielsson as the new faces on the poker websites team. (05/12)

Bodog Poker’s $100,000 Guaranteed Results

The US holiday of Thanksgiving is over and as people were recovering from loads of baked turkey and cranberry sauce on Sunday, the Bodog Poker $100,000 Guaranteed tournament was unfolding. Seven hundred and twenty nine players managed to stay awake long enough to play in the tournament and try and win a piece of the large guarantee. (02/12)

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