October 2008 News Article Archive

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Absolute Poker Helps Players Improve Game with 'Show Folded Cards' Feature - 29 October 2008
Absolute Poker has introduced a new feature to help online poker enthusiasts keep track of their folded hands and ultimately hone their game. The 'Show Folded Cards' function lets players see the cards they folded at any given time during a hand. "Poker players love to remain a part of every poker hand, even after they - read more »

New Horseshoe Casino Announces Impressive World Series of Poker(R) Ladies' Circuit Event Numbers - 29 October 2008
The new 500 million-dollar Horseshoe Casino, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, today announced an impressive final number of female entrants at this past Sunday's high-stakes action of the World Series of Poker® circuit event. The third No-Limit Hold 'em $200 buy-in circuit event drew 227 entrants who generated a - read more »

Victorians lose a record $4.8bn in gambling - 29 October 2008
Victorians lost a record $4.8 billion in gambling last year. Poker machines in pubs and clubs were the biggest money magnet, draining $2.6 billion from players' pockets. The remainder was blown at Crown Casino and on lotteries and wagering. The biggest winner was the Victorian government, with gambling revenue injectin - read more »

Bluff Europe Madness €1,500 Freeroll on Thursday - 29 October 2008
This Thursday (30th October) sees Europe's most popular poker magazine, Bluff Europe (www.bluffeurope.com) host another of its successful ‘Madness Freerolls' in association with Poker.co.uk. The event, which is hosted on www.poker.co.uk and will kick off at 20:15 GMT, has a prize pool of €1,000 with an additional two b - read more »

Bodog Casino Player Makes Change of a Lifetime - 29 October 2008
Kelly J. of Calif. made the decision of a lifetime when she opted to switch up her routine, giving Bodog Casino's Caribbean Stud a go instead of her usual game, Let 'Em Ride. Just three hands into her first round of Caribbean Stud she struck gold, and lots of it. Opting to throw an extra dollar into the mix for a shot - read more »

Asian Poker Tour Announces Manila Event for 2009 - 09 October 2008
Having made its mark on Asia and players around the world with two highly successful poker events in 2008, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) has announced the first event for its 2009 tournament schedule.APT Philippines 2009, the Manila leg of next year's Tour, will be held at the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati, Philippin - read more »