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Australian regulator investigates organized crime money laundering through poker machines in small pubs and clubs

The Independent Alcohol and Gaming Authority (ILGA) believe criminal gangs use poker machines in small regional pubs and clubs to launder the proceeds of the drug trafficking and prostitution in New South Wales, after its data monitoring system suspicious transactions identified in the local government areas of Cessnock, Maitland, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Coffs Harbor and Bland. These […]

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What does a risk analysis say about Virtue Poker (VPP) Monday?

Virtue Poker performs an average risk analysis based on Investors Observer research. The proprietary system evaluates how well a token can be manipulated by analyzing the amount of money it took to change its price over the past 24 hours, as well as analyzing recent changes in volume and market capitalization. The gauge is between […]

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Is Gold Poker (GPKR) a bad investment on Saturday?

Investors Observer The analysis gives Gold Poker a high risk rating. The proprietary rating system calculates how much money has been required to move the price over the past 24 hours with changes in volume and market cap to find out if a crypto can potentially be easily manipulated by limited trading activity. Low values […]

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Do you have what it takes to make a living in poker?

While browsing the Forums on CardsChat, I found a question that I have heard throughout my career: “What does it take to become a poker pro?” Variations on the question, such as “How much do you have to study?” Or “How long would it take to become a pro?” Are common on forums, and most […]

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Organized crime gangs using poker machines in NSW area to launder money and avoid detection

Authorities believe criminal gangs are using poker machines in small regional pubs and clubs to launder the proceeds of drug trafficking and prostitution, with tens of thousands of dollars being put into the machines in one sitting. Key points: Investigators say criminal gangs are moving through the NSW area to avoid police attention Poker machines […]

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Online poker legend Dusty “Leatherass” Schmidt reportedly dies at 40

03 December 2021 Chad Holloway December 2, pro golf Kevin Na posted on social networks as his friend, Dusty Schmidt, had died at the age of 40. The cause of the death of the online poker legend was not immediately known. Na wrote: “He was a prominent junior golfer who played professional golf for a […]

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Encore Boston Harbor responds to controversial poker room reopening

02 December 2021 Jon sofen Boston Harbor again, a Wynn Resorts property of the Northeast, will reopen its poker room in February 2022 for the first time since the start of the pandemic. But the game room will have limited tables and hours, which will cause many locals to wonder why it is even reopening. […]

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How do you find the best video poker machines?

How do you find the best video poker machines? Many casino players like to gamble slot machines because of their simplicity. However, you will find a good number of professional players who enjoy video poker machines. While slot machines are fairly easy to play and mostly based on luck, poker machines are not. To play […]

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Las Vegas advisor: New World Series of Poker champion crowned in Las Vegas

Koray Aldemir, a 31-year-old German professional poker player, emerged from a starting field of 6,650 to become the new World Series of Poker Main Event champion and win an $ 8 million first prize. Aldemir outlasted American amateur George Holmes in an epic 6.5-hour heads-up session in which he briefly gave up a significant lead, […]

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Upswing Poker cuts prices by 25% for Black Friday

25 November 2021 Ascending Poker Black Friday is the busiest day for shoppers around the world, with consumers looking high and low for a bargain. Poker players are renowned value hunters too, and what better than having 25% off the price of all Upswing Poker content? That’s right, from November 26th to 29th any Upswing […]

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Why Are Poker Players Obsessed With CryptoPunk NFT?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) appear to be coming back from a recent lull with jaw-dropping valuations and volume spikes on platforms like OpenSea as several top poker players lead the charge. The likes of CryptoPunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club now have floor prices of 100ETH ($ 440,000) and 45ETH ($ 198,000) respectively, while newer ‘play […]

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Why are poker players obsessed with CryptoPunk NFTs?

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) appear to be coming back from a recent lull with jaw-dropping valuations and spikes in volume on platforms like OpenSea as several top poker players lead the charge. The likes of CryptoPunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club now have floor prices of 100ETH ($440,000) and 45ETH ($198,000) respectively, while newer “play to […]

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How to play video poker: the best strategies to master

Video poker has become one of the most exciting games in casinos around the world. This is the game with the highest possible odds, allowing players to affect the outcome using their skills. The best thing about video poker is that you don’t have to play real time with other players or interact with live […]

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Paulo Joanello Wins 2021 World Series of Poker $1,500 Fifty Stack Event

Paulo Joanello beat a field of 1,501 total entries to win the 2021 World Series of Poker $1,500 buy-in Fifty Stack no-limit hold’em event, winning $321,917 top prize and its first WSOP gold bracelet. The Brazilian player celebrated the victory in front of a crowd of supporters. WSOP Social media ‘czar’ Kevin Mathers captured the […]

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Turkish Erdoğan plays political poker

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is playing a game of high stakes political poker. It involves both national and international arenas. Arguably, by declaring diplomats from 10 Western countries – including nine NATO members – persona non grata, Erdoğan is distracting national attention from Turkey’s political and economic turmoil. Western powers urged Turkey to free […]