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Poker News - Archive 2009-10
Poker Players Robbed in Ohio

Several poker robberies have taken place over the past few weeks in various areas across the United States. Some of the robberies seem to be a case of wrong place, wrong time, while some seem to have insiders working the job. The latest robbery happened this past Monday night in Ohio during a home poker game. (29/10)

Hungarians Next in Line to Tax Poker

It was recently reported that Hungarian lawmakers are planning on regulating clubs and tax poker winnings to generate more funds for the country. A newspaper in Germany has reported that the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis since the end of communism and desperately need the revenues the change would create. (27/10)

Live the Dream at Everest Poker

At Everest Poker you can ĎLive the Dreamí, what exactly does this mean? Everest Poker is going to be awarding 10 players with the poker life., but winning isnít going to be easy. (23/10)

Power Poker Offering Players a chance to compete against Poker Pro

Each month Power Poker hosts a set of Online Forum Challenge Events which consist of one free roll and one buy-in tournament with cash and prizes added. After three months all players who took part in the tournaments will have their shot at competing against Power Pokerís poker pro Ilari Sahamies. The first set of these tournaments starts this weekend. (20/10)

Italian Poker Tour Event Won by Marco Figuccia

The Nova Gorica event of the Italian Poker Tour finished up yesterday and it was Marco Figuccia who outlasted the field and earned the Ä160,000 first place prize. 332 players competed in the event and it took two hours of heads up play before the winner was decided. (16/10)

Another Poker Show in the Works

It seems every top online poker room has started their own poker reality television show. You have PokerStars new Million Dollar Challenge and Full Tiltís Face The Ace. Now a new reality poker show is in the works that is supposedly more family friendly and can be enjoyed by the whole family. (13/10)

Microgaming adds more Poker Sites to online network

Microgaming Poker Network has added two new online poker sites to their network. Microgaming made the announcement recently that Mansion888 and 5050Poker are now on the Microgaming Poker Network. (09/10)

Absolute Poker Offering Students a Poker Challenge

Absolute Poker is offering students of United States colleges and universities the chance to win money to pay for their college tuition via a poker tournament. The Absolute Poker College Challenge is up and running and players have the opportunity to win $10,000 for college along with $30,000 in prize money during the Challenge. (06/10)

South Carolina Police Department Benefit from Seized Poker Assets

The Greer County police department in South Carolina recently benefited from money seized in an investigation from years ago. Walt Wilkins a U.S. Attorney recently gave the Greer Police department a check for $1.3 million after Billy Joe Hindman was found guilty of operating illegal gambling businesses. (02/10)

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