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  • 29 May 2006

    US mobile operators may get into gambling

    Place your bet from a phone the INQUIRER By Tony Dennis: Saturday 27 May 2006, 16:31 FRESH LEGISLATION aimed at preventing online gambling in the USA may entice mobile network operators into the gambling sector. Particularly if MVNOs move in to take advantage. A bill sponsored by Republican, Robert Goodlatte, aims to make it illegal for US banks to process financial transactions involving online gambling. He raised the old chestnut of gambling undermining families to justify it.

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  • 29 May 2006

    CelebPoker Adds 'Pick a Tournament' (PAT) to Lineup

    The players have spoken and CelebPoker has listened! Introducing CelebPoker’s new ‘Pick a Tournament’ or PAT; a live event format to suit all players! PAT’s are satellites to live poker events anywhere in the world! CelebPoker is running the PAT $2,000 package which consists of $2,000 travel and accomodation money plus the $10,000 entry value for the tournaments. The best part is you, the player, gets to choose the tournaments to buy into with your $10,000.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Hollywood Poker Raises $30,000 For 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend

    Wednesday May 24, 1:05 pm ET AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — HollywoodPoker.com, where the stars come to play, raised $30,000 for the 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend with 100% of the money benefiting four Austin, TX children charities. The Austin, TX event was held May 4-7, 2006. New to this year’s event was the HollywoodPoker.com Texas Hold ‘em Celebrity Challenge, helping the organization raise over $300,000 during the entire weekend.

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  • 29 May 2006

    U.S. PUSH TO ALLOW ONLINE GAMBLING

    By William Roberts Bloomberg News MONDAY, MAY 22, 2006 WASHINGTON MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment and other U.S. casino operators are increasing pressure on Congress to consider legalizing online gambling – at the same time that lawmakers are seeking to tighten criminal penalties for it. The companies are trying to take advantage of a congressional backlash against gambling set off by the Jack Abramoff scandal, involving his lobbying on behalf of Indian casinos.

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  • 29 May 2006

    "World's Sexiest Woman" signed by Titan Poker

    Joanna Krupa, ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’, has just signed on as official spokesperson for Titan Poker. Joanna comes by that title honestly, having been voted ‘sexiest woman in the world’ by magazines in Australia, Czeck Republic, England, Germany, South Africa and the USA, not to mention appearing on the cover of Playboy. Joanna recently played in a Trump Tower charity poker game and that was all it took to hook her on the game of poker.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Blackpool Bingo to Hold Six Freeplay Games in June

    Let me introduce you to Blackpool Bingo, a new 90 Ball Bingo site operating out of England. Blackpool Bingo is now offering their players the chance to play in six freeplay bingo games, each game having a £100 Cash Jackpot. And this isn’t the first time Blackpool Bingo has done this! They held the same freeplay games this past April on the opening of their site and the event was a huge success! The games will start at 6:00 pm UK time with another game every 30 minutes.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Backgammon Club Keeps Growing

    Times Community Newspaper – of Greater Dayton 5/25/2006 2:30:00 PM By SARAH FOSTER Special WriterRoger Foster of Enon, founder of the Miami Valley Backgammon Club, has been playing the game for 25 years. ENON – For those who want to kick back, relax, or try a new hobby while beating the summer heat then backgammon may be the game for you.There is a backgammon club in the area called the Miami Valley Backgammon Club. Roger Foster of Enon founded the club in February of 2002.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Phil Hellmuth Launches the Third Edition of Camp Hellmuth, the Ultimate Weekend of Poker

    Poker Players Get a Weekend Crash-Course to Take Their Game to the Next Level! LAS VEGAS, May 26 /CNW/ – Post Oak Productions, a Toronto-based event production company, announced today the launch of the third edition of Camp Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth’s poker fantasy camp weekend. Led by nine-time World Series of Poker Champion Phil Hellmuth, Camp Hellmuth will run from August 11th through August 13th, 2006, at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, NV.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Recent Survey - Playing Backgammon Helps to Protect your Brain

    Recent Survey – Playing Backgammon Helps to Protect your BrainNewswireToday – /newswire/ – Limassol, Cyprus, Greece, 05/26/2006 – Recent research shows that playing backgammon, whether it is online backgammon or the board game, can help protect brain deterioration, and also prevent various brain related deceases.A recent survey, conducted by 1on1backgammon.

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  • 27 May 2006

    New Video Poker Section Launched

    We’ve updated and redesigned the Online Video Poker section of Games and Casino. We’ve added new section’s with Video Poker Game Reviews and Video Poker Game Stratgey & Rules. See below for direct links to pages and areas included in the new Video Poker section.

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