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# poker - Friday 12 June, 2015

The King of Instagram is running for President of the United States
# Party President
# Party President

The King of Instagram is running for President of the United States

Jun 12th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,225 Views 36 Comments

Apparently. Renowned poker player, socialite, and general obnoxious type Dan Bilzerian has announced his candidacy.

# poker - Monday 16 March, 2015

Man jailed for cheating at poker in the Playboy Club
# Poker Face
# Poker Face

Man jailed for cheating at poker in the Playboy Club

Mar 16th 2015, 3:15 PM 21,763 Views 23 Comments

He was done for “swift and subtle” card marking.

# poker - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Jose Canseco's horrifying tweets about his 'smelly' finger falling off while playing poker
# Ick
From The Daily Edge
# Ick

Jose Canseco's horrifying tweets about his 'smelly' finger falling off while playing poker

Nov 15th 2014, 3:15 PM 12,455 Views 5 Comments

This. This is too much.

# poker - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Take a look at one of the most agonising betting losses of all time
# Bad Beat
From The42
# Bad Beat

Take a look at one of the most agonising betting losses of all time

Jul 31st 2014, 11:39 AM 7,646 Views 12 Comments

This poker player had a 2% chance of losing $1m but sometimes you lose even when the odds are in your favour.

# poker - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Poker and FIFA - the way to relax the night before an All-Ireland hurling final
# Rebels
From The42
# Rebels

Poker and FIFA - the way to relax the night before an All-Ireland hurling final

Sep 4th 2013, 8:00 AM 7,028 Views 9 Comments

Here’s how the Cork team are going to chill out before Sunday’s showdown.

# poker - Friday 12 July, 2013

Poker bosses think Killybegs is in Iran, not Donegal
# Uh Oh
From The42
# Uh Oh

Poker bosses think Killybegs is in Iran, not Donegal

Jul 12th 2013, 1:28 PM 3,347 Views 3 Comments

That must have been a really bad hand…

# poker - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Here's what it's like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year
# The Gambler
From The42
# The Gambler

Here's what it's like to be 27, Irish and gamble €5 MILLION in one year

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 32,597 Views 36 Comments

Irishman John O’Shea left his job as an accountant to take up full-time gambling. This is how he got on.

# poker - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

World Series of Poker: Final 3 set to play for $8.5m crown
# Pay Day
From The42
# Pay Day

World Series of Poker: Final 3 set to play for $8.5m crown

Oct 30th 2012, 10:39 AM 765 Views 0 Comments

The final table of poker’s richest tournament will be settled in Las Vegas tonight.

# poker - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Millions to be refunded to online poker players
# Gambling
# Gambling

Millions to be refunded to online poker players

Aug 2nd 2012, 11:29 AM 6,215 Views 9 Comments

The payment is part of a settlement between PokerStars and the US Department of Justice in New York.

# poker - Friday 2 March, 2012

Cyprus drops gambling charges against elderly women
# Cyprus
From The Daily Edge
# Cyprus

Cyprus drops gambling charges against elderly women

Mar 2nd 2012, 1:31 PM 2,193 Views 4 Comments

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
# Cyprus
From The Daily Edge
# Cyprus

98-year-old woman facing gambling charges in Cyprus

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:45 AM 3,223 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of elderly women have been summoned to court over their weekly poker party.

# poker - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’

Jan 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 3,528 Views 36 Comments

A casino might close – but online gambling goes on all the time, everywhere. Former addict Marc tells TheJournal.ie why it’s worse than drug addiction.

# poker - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Meet the poker sharks representing Ireland tomorrow
# Ace
From The42
# Ace

Meet the poker sharks representing Ireland tomorrow

Nov 16th 2011, 3:00 PM 764 Views 0 Comments

London will host the the International Federation of Poker ‘Nations Cup’‏. Here’s who we’re sending.

# poker - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Column: If the cards fall my way, I’ll win €6million in Vegas this week
# Hold 'em
From The42
# Hold 'em

Column: If the cards fall my way, I’ll win €6million in Vegas this week

Oct 30th 2011, 6:00 PM 22 Views 14 Comments

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.

# poker - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Fears remain over Full Tilt jobs despite takeover 'deal'
# Full Tilt Poker
# Full Tilt Poker

Fears remain over Full Tilt jobs despite takeover 'deal'

Oct 4th 2011, 8:22 AM 1,437 Views 0 Comments

The Groupe Bernard Tapie says it has provisionally agreed to buy the poker website – but will offer shareholdings to its users.

# poker - Friday 30 September, 2011

Hundreds of Dublin jobs at risk as Full Tilt Poker loses licence
# Full Tilt Poker
# Full Tilt Poker

Hundreds of Dublin jobs at risk as Full Tilt Poker loses licence

Sep 30th 2011, 8:13 AM 1,149 Views 8 Comments

Hundreds of jobs could be on the line, following the decision of a Channel Islands gambling regulator to withdraw the site’s licence.

# poker - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Fears for Dublin jobs as poker site is labelled a 'global Ponzi scheme'
# All In
# All In

Fears for Dublin jobs as poker site is labelled a 'global Ponzi scheme'

Sep 22nd 2011, 6:38 AM 1,564 Views 3 Comments

Prosecutors in New York have alleged that the owners and management of Full Tilt Poker took customer cash for themselves.

# poker - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Fears over as many as 250 jobs at Pocket Kings in Dublin
# Poker
# Poker

Fears over as many as 250 jobs at Pocket Kings in Dublin

Sep 14th 2011, 6:31 PM 1,137 Views 3 Comments

Pocket Kings employs 700 people in Cherrywood in Dublin but cost-cutting measures means some of those jobs could now be at risk.

# poker - Thursday 4 August, 2011

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

A-Rod to be interviewed by MLB in poker probe

Aug 4th 2011, 3:20 PM 143 Views 0 Comments

Star will have to answer questions about alleged involvement in illegal games.

# poker - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 31st 2011, 11:02 AM 73 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# poker - Friday 22 July, 2011

Interview: Poker ace Eoghan O'Dea on his World Series success
# Vegas Baby
From The42
# Vegas Baby

Interview: Poker ace Eoghan O'Dea on his World Series success

Jul 22nd 2011, 5:31 PM 2,378 Views 6 Comments

“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.

# poker - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

O'Dea seals his place at World Series of Poker final table
# Chips Are Up
From The42
# Chips Are Up

O'Dea seals his place at World Series of Poker final table

Jul 20th 2011, 12:22 PM 530 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner is one of nine players in with a chance of winning €6.1m when play resumes on 5 November.

# poker - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Investors step in to buy Dublin-based online poker company
# Poker
# Poker

Investors step in to buy Dublin-based online poker company

Jul 2nd 2011, 12:25 PM 948 Views 1 Comment

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.

# poker - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Online poker site with HQ in Dublin has licence suspended
# Full Tilt
# Full Tilt

Online poker site with HQ in Dublin has licence suspended

Jun 29th 2011, 6:53 PM 2,748 Views 12 Comments

Full Tilt Poker has halted play this evening after its licence was suspended. The company employs 700 people in Cherrywood in Dublin.

# poker - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Online poker companies allowed to reuse domain names to refund US players
# Poker
From The42
# Poker

Online poker companies allowed to reuse domain names to refund US players

Apr 20th 2011, 9:02 PM 934 Views 0 Comments

US authorities have brought charges including the facilitation of illegal gambling against 11 people involved in three of the biggest names in online poker.

# poker - Saturday 16 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
Live Apr 16th 2011, 7:53 PM

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Director of Dublin-based online poker company charged with fraud in US
Live Apr 16th 2011, 4:25 PM

Director of Dublin-based online poker company charged with fraud in US

US charges major poker websites with bank fraud From The42
Live Apr 16th 2011, 12:50 PM

US charges major poker websites with bank fraud

# poker - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Canadian takes $9m World Poker tournament
# Poker Face
# Poker Face

Canadian takes $9m World Poker tournament

Nov 10th 2010, 9:53 AM 1,642 Views 0 Comments

College drop-out Johnathan Duhamel scooped the world’s largest poker prize in Las Vegas.