The Top Ten Poker Stories of 2012

The Top Ten Poker Stories of 2012

Although Father Time 2012 still has a couple of weeks to go before he gives up his throne to Baby New Year 2013, its time to look back over the past year to put the world of poker into perspective.
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The Vernacular of Poker, Part Two

The Vernacular of Poker, Part Two

Arguably more so than any other particular activity, the game of poker has a vernacular that is uniquely its own. Through the usage of colorful terms and expressions, players have been able to express their thoughts in a manner that
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The Vernacular of Poker Part One

The Vernacular of Poker Part One

Arguably more so than any other particular activity, the game of poker has a vernacular that is uniquely its own. Through the usage of colorful terms and expressions, players have been able to express their thoughts in a manner that
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Belgian Officials Detain bwin.Party Co-CEO Norbert Teufelberger

Belgian Officials Detain bwin.Party Co-CEO Norbert Teufelberger

In the country for a conference, bwin.Party co-CEO Norbert Teufelberger has been detained by Belgian authorities for discussions on the actions of the company in the country since laws were passed regarding Belgium’s online poker regulations. Teufelberger’s detainment was announced
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Full Tilt Poker Back In Action, Players Seem To Return

Full Tilt Poker Back In Action, Players Seem To Return

Compared to the looks of things one year ago, it is something that many in the online poker community thought would never happen. Earlier this morning Full Tilt Poker, under the ownership of former competitor PokerStars, reopened its doors to
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Greg Merson Defeats Jesse Sylvia To Win WSOP Championship Event

Greg Merson Defeats Jesse Sylvia To Win WSOP Championship Event

After over 13 hours of play between the “Terrific Three,” Greg Merson survived the onslaught from Jacob Balsiger and Jesse Sylvia to emerge as the champion of the 2012 World Series of Poker Championship Event early Wednesday morning. The tournament,
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Terrific Three” Are Set: Merson, Sylvia and Balsiger To Determine WSOP Championship Event

Terrific Three” Are Set:  Merson, Sylvia and Balsiger To Determine WSOP Championship Event

The “Terrific Three” are set at the World Series of Poker Championship Event after an exciting evening of poker broadcast over ESPN2. For those of you who may have forgotten who the “Octo-Nine” were this year (moved up due to
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PokerStars World Championship Of Online Poker WCOOP Kicks Off

PokerStars World Championship Of Online Poker WCOOP Kicks Off

The PokerStars  2012 World Championships of Online Poker (WCOOP) has kicked off its  preeminent online tournament poker series in the industry, the 2012 WCOOP is looking as if it will have something for everyone (well, except U. S. players). Now in
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