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Poker News - Archive 2011-08
PPNPoker leaving Cake Network; Says goodbye to US

PPNPoker, part of the Poker Pros Network, has announced that this Wednesday night they will no longer be part of the Cake Network. PPNPoker will be moving off of the Cake Network after midnight this Wednesday and US players will no longer be accepted. (30/08)

Another poker pro leaves US

After the Department of Justice took down many poker rooms in the United States, many poker pros were ready to leave the country. Their way of making a living was jeopardized and they would be unemployed if they chose to remain in the United States. Some pros left the country in April but many others decided to stick around and compete in the WSOP. Now that the WSOP has wrapped up until November, many pros have headed abroad. (25/08)

Titan Poker celebrating 6th anniversary this September

This September, online poker room Titan Poker, will be celebrating their sixth anniversary in operation. The online poker room is happy to have survived the past few years and would like to reward their players for their loyalty and dedication. Players will be able to earn many rewards during the month of September as part of a thank you from the online poker room. (23/08)

Carbon Poker to re-enter the US Market

After Black Friday, online poker players in the United States were left high and dry. Online poker rooms were being shut down left and right, due to the government shutting them down as well as sites choosing to leave the United States to avoid shutdown. The online poker world has looked bleak in the US for many months now but one online poker room recently announced they will be opening back up in the US this month. (18/08)

Lock Poker adds Leo Margets to ELITE poker team

Online poker room, Lock Poker, has added a new member to their poker team. Leo Margets, known as the Queen of Spanish poker, has now joined the online poker sites team, which is known as LockPRO ELITE. (16/08)

FairPlayUSA Advisory Board adds Mike Sexton

Mike Sexton was recently added to the Advisory Board for the FairPlayUSA group. This group works to keep policy makers and the public aware of current laws that are associated with online gambling. Sexton will join many others on the board which consists of poker pros as well as professionals in the security and safety fields. (11/08)

Poker Pro admits to scamming high stakes poker players

A well known poker pro recently admitted to conducting an online poker scheme which earned him $30,000. Jose Macedo known as Girah online recently came out on the 2+2 poker forums that he had in fact scammed high stakes poker players out of money. Macedo stated the players trusted him and he played against them with another account so he could swindle money from them. (09/08)

Sky Poker getting ready to deal 400 millionth hands

Online poker sites get to celebrate many milestones as they remain online year after year. Various yearly tournaments are celebrated as well as other milestones such as the number of hands that are dealt. Online poker site Sky Poker is getting ready to celebrate their 400 millionth hand and in the process, their players are going to benefit! (04/08)

IPN Bad Beat Jackpot win sets new record

The International Poker Network recently announced that their bad beat jackpot was hit and the win set a new record. The bad beat jackpot had reached massive proportions and was the largest bad beat jackpot to ever be won online. (02/08)

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