News Archive: Poker News, August 2008

Showing all news items for August 2008

Devilfish Poker Present “The 2008 Devilympics”

1st August, 2008

New poker site Devilfish are offering some fantastic promotions for you to make the most of, including their current Devilympics tournament!

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The Olympics at Paddy Power Poker

4th August, 2008

For a week in August poker players can participate in the Olympics, not in Beijing, but at Paddy Power Poker, which is offering a series of money-added tournaments to celebrate the Olympics.

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Full Tilt Online Poker Series Contest

7th August, 2008

Players participating in the Full Tilt Online Poker Series are taking part in a side contest where the winner is determined based on the results of all the events combined.

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Poker at Excalibur goes digital

12th August, 2008

The medieval-themed Excalibur casino in Las Vegas has decided to make the move to a completely digital poker room where dealers, chips and cards are a thing of the past.

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Poker in the Park in Leicester Square

13th August, 2008

For its second year Poker in the Park, a festival that provides poker enthusiasts with lectures, workshops and opportunities to play in tournaments, will be held in London.

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APPT looks to kick off next season in Singapore

14th August, 2008

Organisers of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour have expressed a desire to begin next year’s season in Singapore, in an attempt to help the game grow in that part of the world.

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Poker player makes run at world record

19th August, 2008

In the name of charity a man plans to break the record for number of consecutive hours playing poker, which was set at 72 hours and two minutes in 2004.

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PKR offer WSOP giveaways

22nd August, 2008

Online poker giant PKR offer players entry to the 2009 WSOP Las Vegas event.

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Asian Poker Tour event to feature Doyle Brunson

26th August, 2008

The greatest living legend in poker, with more AKA’s than any other player on the professional circuit, Doyle Brunson, will be playing in the Asian Poker Tour Macau event running this week with a guaranteed prize pool of $1.5 million.

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Poker Players Alliance host charity event

28th August, 2008

The organization working toward more relaxed laws with regard to gambling online hosted a charity tournament to create awareness about their issue and raise funds for Paralyzed Veterans of America.

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