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Poker News Flashes 7.5.11

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Comments from the Pros on Full Tilt has the rundown of events we've all followed about Black Friday and its long reaching effect on Full Tilt Poker.  They also have quotes from poker pros around the world that are voicing an opinion on what the situation is and what the future may hold for Full Tilt.  Some of the comments appear to run the full range of human emotion from anger, hope, and humor.

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Meet Candidate for President Gary Johnson at PPA Booth

As a strong proponent of protecting Americans’ civil liberties, Governor Johnson will be on hand to talk with media and poker players about the need to protect Americans’ right to play online poker and to preserve lawful commerce that contributes to the American economy. Meet Johnson at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino at the PPA booth on Friday, July 8th, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. PDT. Make your voice heard!

NBA Champion Shawn Marion Looking for Gold

The former UNLV basketball player recently won an NBA championship ring with the Dallas Mavericks. Shawn Marion believes he is very capable of becoming the first man to have both - an NBA and WSOP championship. “That would be nice,” Marion said Tuesday while competing in a $1,500 no-limit hold’ em tournament at the Rio. “That would be sweet. If I could get some cards and some double-ups here and there, anything is possible.”

American Gaming Association Poker Bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced that it will not support Congressman Joe Barton's internet poker bill...instead pushing new legislation this autumn that favors Nevada and New Jersey as licensing and regulatory authorities in the future for the US egaming market. This is a poker bill only. The AGA is not opposing Barton's bill; they simply do not support it and have other differences like how the resulting tax revenues would be split. Read more...

More on the Full Tilt Deal

The word is out that discussions between Full Tilt Poker and its potential investor - an anonymous European group - are on schedule and it's possible a deal could be “on the table by the end of next week.” If the deal is completed, it could clear the way for a potential settlement with the US DoJ.  And the proposed deal is expected to pave the way for the repayment of American players. Read More...

The Epic Poker Bubble Watch

Andrew Feldman has taken the guesswork out of fans trying to figure out who is close to earning their card or what would-be qualifiers need to do to be able to participate in the inaugural season of action in the Epic Poker League. The first event is set to launch on August 5th but players can still qualify until August 1st.  Read More...

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