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The King of Instagram is running for President of the United States
Apparently. Renowned poker player, socialite, and general obnoxious type Dan Bilzerian has announced his candidacy.
Man jailed for cheating at poker in the Playboy Club
He was done for “swift and subtle” card marking.
Jose Canseco's horrifying tweets about his 'smelly' finger falling off while playing poker
This. This is too much.
Take a look at one of the most agonising betting losses of all time
This poker player had a 2% chance of losing $1m but sometimes you lose even when the odds are in your favour.
Poker and FIFA - the way to relax the night before an All-Ireland hurling final
Here’s how the Cork team are going to chill out before Sunday’s showdown.
Poker bosses think Killybegs is in Iran, not Donegal
That must have been a really bad hand…
Here's what it's like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year
Irishman John O’Shea left his job as an accountant to take up full-time gambling. This is how he got on.
World Series of Poker: Final 3 set to play for $8.5m crown
The final table of poker’s richest tournament will be settled in Las Vegas tonight.
Millions to be refunded to online poker players
The payment is part of a settlement between PokerStars and the US Department of Justice in New York.
Cyprus drops gambling charges against elderly women
Around 40 women, one of whom is 98, were facing illegal gambling charges over their weekly poker sessions.
98-year-old woman facing gambling charges in Cyprus
Dozens of elderly women have been summoned to court over their weekly poker party.
Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’
A casino might close – but online gambling goes on all the time, everywhere. Former addict Marc tells why it’s worse than drug addiction.
Meet the poker sharks representing Ireland tomorrow
London will host the the International Federation of Poker ‘Nations Cup’‏. Here’s who we’re sending.
Column: If the cards fall my way, I’ll win €6million in Vegas this week
Dubliner Eoghan O’Dea leaves for Vegas today for the final of the World Series of Poker Main Event. He’s ready to sit down at the big table, he writes.
Fears remain over Full Tilt jobs despite takeover 'deal'
The Groupe Bernard Tapie says it has provisionally agreed to buy the poker website – but will offer shareholdings to its users.
Hundreds of Dublin jobs at risk as Full Tilt Poker loses licence
Hundreds of jobs could be on the line, following the decision of a Channel Islands gambling regulator to withdraw the site’s licence.
Fears for Dublin jobs as poker site is labelled a 'global Ponzi scheme'
Prosecutors in New York have alleged that the owners and management of Full Tilt Poker took customer cash for themselves.
Fears over as many as 250 jobs at Pocket Kings in Dublin
Pocket Kings employs 700 people in Cherrywood in Dublin but cost-cutting measures means some of those jobs could now be at risk.
A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe
Star will have to answer questions about alleged involvement in illegal games.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
Interview: Poker ace Eoghan O'Dea on his World Series success
“I got a few Facebook emails from random American girls asking me if I’m still in Vegas and saying they saw me on TV,” – the life of Ireland’s newest card shark.
O'Dea seals his place at World Series of Poker final table
The Dubliner is one of nine players in with a chance of winning €6.1m when play resumes on 5 November.
Investors step in to buy Dublin-based online poker company
Around 700 people are employed at Pocket Kings, which is the service provider for Full Tilt Poker. Full Tilt had its licence suspended earlier this week.
Online poker site with HQ in Dublin has licence suspended
Full Tilt Poker has halted play this evening after its licence was suspended. The company employs 700 people in Cherrywood in Dublin.
Online poker companies allowed to reuse domain names to refund US players
US authorities have brought charges including the facilitation of illegal gambling against 11 people involved in three of the biggest names in online poker.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.
Director of Dublin-based online poker company charged with fraud in US
Eleven people and three major poker sites – PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker – facing a number of different charges relating to unlawful internet gambling.
US charges major poker websites with bank fraud
PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker are accused of bribing banks to process transactions from illegal gambling.
Canadian takes $9m World Poker tournament
College drop-out Johnathan Duhamel scooped the world’s largest poker prize in Las Vegas.