2006 October 11 Poker News, Events and Happenings - Page 2
(PRESS RELEASE) Tribeca Tables Europe, Limited, the world’s largest aggregator of ePoker brands, and the Tain Poker Network, a leading gaming solutions provider, announced today that the Tain Poker Network, is joining the Tribeca Poker Network.
LONDON, England (PRESS RELEASE) — The Fox Poker Club has made further applications to the Gambling Commission for Certificates of Consent for another venue in London and elsewhere in the UK. The Fox Poker Club is therefore now seeking the necessary planning permissions from local authorities.
When a poker player is under the gun, it usually means he is the first to act in a round of betting. For poker legend Amarillo Slim Preston, it had a different meaning this passed Wednesday, when he was the victim of an attempted robbery. An unknown assailant forced Slim to pull over…
There was some concern over what would happen recently when a charity poker tournament was organized and hosted in the European country of Belgium, where poker is still considered illegal. The Belgian Federal Gaming Commission were the ones to make the call, but finally gave their permission for the organizers to run the event.
The current legislation regarding online gaming in the United States and the rules governing online poker and casinos is being reviewed and actioned.
The Ultimate Poker Challenge, nestled in the No. 3 position in the TV poker arena behind a pair of dominant rivals, aims to make a splash with its third full season beginning Saturday at Binion’s.
October 11 - One of the greatest living poker legends of all time, Amarillo Slim, narrowly escaped injury when he was involved in an attempted burglary while driving around in the town of Amarillo, Texas.