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Poker News Flashes 5.1.11

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In case you missed them in our daily News Flash, here's the rewind for your reading pleasure:

Win a $14,000 WSOP Main Event Package

Sign up a new account at PartyPoker to start your bankroll off with $50 FREE, then play the daily feeders; daily FreeRolls; and first deposit FreeRolls that lead to a $750 Freeze-out FreeRoll that happens every Sunday at 15:20 ET - one in every 20 players will win a WSOP prize Package valued at $14,000. That package includes your $10K Main Event entry, spending money, eight nights’ hotel accommodations, and Party Poker's world-renowned hospitality!

Unibet Open Freeroll Coming Up!

There are two €1,000 Freerolls coming up, May 6th and 13th, at Unibet and earning your seat is easy.  You can also win your seat in the €6,075 Unibet Open Challenge on May 19th where a lucky winner will be on their way to Barcelona to play in the Unibet Open Barcelona. Take a poker playing vacation to Barcelona and do it FREE courtesy of Unibet this year - and then keep playing the Unibet Open Challenge Series for a shot at the Unibet Open Dublin.

Steve Wynn on Internet Gaming Industry

"The Internet loomed like Mount Everest blocking out the sun," said Wynn, who said he still believes it will be tough, but not impossible, to regulate online poker. Wynn appears to be skeptical about business opportunities available online and how the internet plays within the gaming industry. That's today - but a week ago he was teaming up with PokerStars to secure passage of federal legislation to regulate online poker. Everything changes, just wait a little bit, see how the Wynn blows.

Black Friday Analysis and Views

PokerStars is on top of the online poker cashouts and it appears that U.S. players are all receiving their cashouts in a timely manner.  Full Tilt Poker is still behind the 8 ball with some news being posted on a twoplustwo forum thread - it appears it could be around the 9th of May before any real news comes in.  In the meantime, we have compiled an In-Depth Analysis and Views on Poker's Black Friday.

Last Chance - Play Today for BSOP Freeroll

The ROX Race to Brazil at ROXpoker is ending, but there's still time to qualify for our Freeroll on May 14th at 21:00 GMT - the winner of that Freeroll walks away with a $4K Brazilian Series of Poker package. Who doesn't want a super poker trip to Brazil? All you need is an account through PokerWorks, make a deposit, and rake $1 by tonight, and you're in the FreeRoll. Read more

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The IRS Scores Big at 2015 WSOP ME Final Table

The IRS managed to snag 34.13 percent from the payouts of the 2015 November Nine, totaling $8,467,091.

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