Posts Tagged: POKER

BASKETBALL

With Leather’s Watch This: Meet Javonte Douglas, The Guy Who Gave Us This Dunk

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Junior college star Javonte Douglas turned in a SportsCenter Top 10 highlight with this nasty put back jam.

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John McCain Played Poker On His iPhone During Yesterday’s Syria Hearing

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Oh hey did you hear we're probably going to be going to war with Syria soon? And John McCain is obviously taking it quite seriously!

CHEATERS SOMETIMES WIN

Phil Ivey Won $12 Million Playing Punto Banco And The Casino Refused To Pay Up

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World-renowned poker star Phil Ivey spent a few nights at the Mayfair casino Crockfords in London last October, and normally that wouldn’t be news, because he’s a pro poker player and all, but the 37-year old caused quite the buzz when he won about $12 million playing the baccarat game Punto Banco.

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Sports On TV: 15 More Great Sports Moments From Saved By The Bell

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The very first show featured in our Sports On TV column was 'Saved By The Bell,' and with good reason.

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Poker Players Victorious Over Hackers Who Stole Naked Pictures From Them

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Two men were sentenced yesterday, and a third will be sentenced later this year, for their roles in extorting several professional poker players.

HOOKERS

Poker Champ Greg Raymer Allegedly Went All-In On Some Prostitutes

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Hey, remember Greg Raymer, the every guy, average Joe who, along with Chris Moneymaker the year before, came out of nowhere to win the 2004 World Series Poker Main Event and helped push the classic card game to new heights of global popularity.

Baseball

Sports On TV: Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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This week on Sports On TV, we tackle the horror/comedy/drama/everything else of 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer,' the 1997-2003 hit that catapulted Avengers director Joss Whedon into public consciousness, gave Sarah Michelle Gellar seven more years of television success and adapted a semi-forgotten Kristy Swanson movie into a layered, sometimes absurd and always worth-talking-about cult classic.

BASKETBALL

Sports On TV: The Three Stooges’ 15 Greatest Sports Moments

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The Three Stooges were a comedy act that lasted from 1925 until 1970 (.

POKER

You Can Watch People Playing Cards Sorta Live Now

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The World Series of Poker just started its 42nd Main Event tournament today, and I'm going to give you a good reason why you should care.

BEN AFFLECK

Tobey Maguire won “$1 million a month” playing illegal poker

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Tobey Maguire's double life as a high-stakes poker player is coming to light as a result of an FBI investigation into a an embezzling hedge-fund manager who was also a degenerate gambler (shocking, I know).

BASEBALL CARDS

Morning Links: Good Morning and Welcome to A Website

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Those are vegan links, by the way, which is why they look like they were freshly squeezed out of a dog's butt.

AMAZON

Will U.S. Online Poker Players Get Their Money Back?

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Web-Related Legal News As you may have heard, the F.

R.I.P. ESPN Poker Coverage

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This news will make some of you jump for joy, but I personally find it depressing: ESPN has pulled all of its poker programming in the wake of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/04/us-online-poker-needs-a-suckout">the federal goverment's indictments</a> of the big online poker sites.

DAMN GOVERNMENT

US Online Poker Needs A Suckout

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Whether one plays Texas Hold'em in brick-and-mortar casinos or pot-limit omaha online, there was bad news to digest for the poker world over the weekend.

ARRESTS

Poker Sites Go Up The River

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Poker Shutdown On Friday the F.

LAS VEGAS

Annie Duke Is The New Poker Sheriff

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On Tuesday, it was announced that Annie Duke and Jeffrey Pollack have created Federated Sports and Gaming, and, in cooperation with the Palms Casino Resort, a brand new poker league that will employ a special rankings system to determine the best players in the world, instead of, you know, guys bragging that they’re the best in the world.

JOSH ZERKLE AT THE WORLD SERIES OF POKER

Phil Ivey Has Left The Building

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Phil Ivey surprised the poker world last year when he managed to wade through another largely-amateur field to reach the WSOP Main Event's final table and a place among the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_Nine">November Nine</a>.


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