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Poker News Flashes 6.26.11

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

How does Calvin Ayre Celebrate 50 Years?

By never slowing down is PokerWorks' best guess.  Ayre was born to be wild and he lives up to it by creating his own opportunity to shock and rock the average Joe/Jill. He turned 50 - he could easily make it to 100 - and had two birthday parties to celebrate the big occasion. The first party in Dublin may have been tame compared to the second "real party" that went off in Costa Rica.  Read/see more...

Chad Brown's WSOP Rookie Guide

Maybe you're already in Vegas, sopping up all the alcohol you can find and anything else that will go in your mouth and nose and ooze out through your skin in the form of sweat as you prepare to play a WSOP event.  Maybe you're not a Rookie.  Maybe you've been to the desert in the searing heat and fought your way through more heat at the tables at the Rio in a bracelet quest.  Maybe...just maybe you should take a moment and read Chad Brown's WSOP Rookie Guide.

George Maloof Interview on Restructuring Palms Casino Debt

TPG Capital, a major investor in Caesars Entertainment, is part of the ownership shuffle around the $400 million debt the Maloofs are restructuring as the majority ownership of the Palms hotel is turned over to investment firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green and Partners. Is Caesars Entertainment taking control of the Palms? George Maloof says "It's not at all true.  It's never been true." Read More...

Liv Boeree - Poker's Million Dollar Girl

She's hot! She's gorgeous! She's a winning poker player! She's Liv Boeree! Last year she locked up £1.1m in the European Poker Tour.  She's a British model and now she's also the subject of a new Channel 4 documentary airing in the UK. Liv says she hopes her story will encourage other women to get into the industry and take a seat at the tables. Read More...

DC Online Poker Gears UP!

It's coming to your home - if you live in Washington DC - with low stakes. Intralot (D.C.'s lottery vendor) has the contract to provide the games.  Lottery = Poker?  Yikes! Here's the best part: "A few people plan to ask the Council to repeal the measure. Activist Marie Drissel said she will testify against it, both because of the way it became law and because she’s concerned the district would expose itself to cybercrime." Lottery vendors running poker is a cybercrime! Read More...

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