In this “Strip Poker” series, Card Player covers the Las Vegas poker scene – on The Strip and around the city. They put the mouse away and turned off the computer for one night to meet up with fellow kodokmas99 members in person last week for a live tournament at the Suncoast Casino in.
Freeroll Your Way to Fame at Hollywood Poker
The promotion began March 19 and will run through May 31 with a weekly freeroll for depositing players running each Saturday at noon (EDT).
The freerolls require no fee or points to play; according to Hollywood Poker, they are simply a special “thank you” to all of the poker site’s depositing players. And that “thank you” comes with a $300+$20 qualifier ticket to get the freeroll’s winner into three weekly WSOP Package give-away events.
Did ePassporte leave net gambling game?
On Friday, Cake Poker customers received an e-mail message from the poker site saying that ePassporte is unable to continue to provide the poker site with merchant e-wallet services.
Since then posts have been made in online poker forums confirming that customers at Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars are also unable to use ePassporte to make deposits or withdrawals.
In the 2+2 Forum, someone posted an e-mail he had received from Full Tilt Poker announcing the change as well.Mel Judah has been around the poker scene for quite some time, and he has more than $3 million in tournament earnings. The Australian player has nabbed numerous scores in multiple tournament circuits and he is currently in Monte Carlo competing in the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Grand.
From the EPT Grand Final Tim Vance
Tim Vance won the European Poker Tour Scandinavian Open in February 2008 when he defeated 459 entrants, and that victory earned him $1.2 million. Vance is one of the few EPT champions remaining in the field in Monte Carlo, and he is looking for his second EPT title.
Congressmen Barney Frank (D-MA) and Ron Paul (R-TX) have teamed up to introduce a bill that would prevent employees of the federal government to implement the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). If passed, H.R. 5767, introduced April 10, would prohibit the Treasury and the Board.
Sunday’s second flight of the PokerStars.com EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo began play with 450 players. This puts the total starting field for the â‚¬10,000 buy-in event at 842 players, 136 more than last year, when Gavin Griffin took.
H.R. 5767 would prohibit the Department of Treasury and Federal Reserve System from proposing, prescribing or implementing any regulations related to the current ban on Internet gambling, as required by the UIGEA.
“These regulations are impossible to implement without placing a significant burden on the payments system and financial institutions,” said Frank in a statement on Friday.
The controversial UIGEA was passed way back in October of 2006 as a part of the SAFE port.