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The Muck: Doug Polk Hypes Upcoming Heads-up Match Against Hellmuth

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Polk and Hellmuth go head-to-head on Twitch later this month.

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Defending Yourself Against the Set Miner

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Learn how to minimize the likelihood of others flopping sets and the cost when it happens.

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PPA Continues to Guard Against Possible iGaming Ban During Congress’ Lame Duck Session

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Poker Players Alliance won’t let its guard down during lame duck session until Congress adjourns for the year.

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DDoS Attacks Against Svenska Spel Continue

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A parliamentary movement asks the govt to finish the existing gambling monopoly just even though Svenska Spel shuts down its poker room because of DDoS assaults.

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Phil Ivey Appeals Against Crockford’s Ruling

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The legal battle towards Crockford’s continues: “I can verify that Phil Ivey filed papers at the Court docket of Attraction previous 7 days,” Ivey’s lawyer stated.

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Phil Ivey Set to Appeal Against Crockfords Decision

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Phil Ivey is desirable the selection against him in the £7.7 million “edge sorting” case with Crockfords On line casino.

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Phil Ivey Appeals Against Crockford’s Ruling

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The lawful battle in opposition to Crockford’s continues: “I can verify that Phil Ivey submitted papers at the Courtroom of Charm last week,” Ivey’s lawyer explained.

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Your Chance to Play Against Boxing Legend Carl ‘The Cobra Froch’ at WPT500 November 9-16

WPT is gearing up for the kick-off of the inaugural WPT500 at Dusk Until Dawn this weekend! And now the £1,000,000 confirmed occasion gets even much more thrilling with the look of Nottingham neighborhood sporting hero Carl ‘The Cobra Froch’.  Using his boxing title out of the ring and to the felt, 4-time entire world champion groups up partypoker professional Mike Sexton to contact shuffle up and deal and then engage in the partypoker WPT500 at 12pm GMT on Saturday November 15.

WPT caught up with Froch in advance of the function with a quick Q&ampA about WPT coming to Nottingham.

WPT:  How does it truly feel to have the may of the WPT in your residence metropolis?

Carl Froch: “It’s fantastic to have the WPT occur to my hometown of Nottingham. It’s a outstanding town and one that the gamers are heading to enjoy discovering when they are not playing, but they will also see that the wonderful people below and at DTD love their activity, their poker and will welcome them with open up arms. We’re a very pleased and competitive bunch here and I am certain that will rub off on these taking part in it will be a wonderful pair of months below.”

WPT: Are there any parallels in between poker and boxing &#8212 maybe bluffing, retaining tranquil underneath stress?

CF: “There are a great deal of similarities in the mental facet of boxing and poker. Sometimes, when I look at a heads-up game, I feel about being encounter-to-encounter with an opponent in the ring and like the poker gamers, you are seeking into their eyes to consider to get into their heads, see what they are considering: do they seem scared, self-confident, intimidated? You can just take study a whole lot into another fighter from that and of program, becoming able to successfully study an opponent is a massive furthermore in poker – and of course, concentration is enormous has make one particular error in each and you can be knocked out.”

WPT: Who would get in a heads-up poker match, Carl Froch or Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr?

CF: “Come on, there’s only one winner – The Cobra! I think that a heads-up sport with JCC would be just like a struggle with him, two warriors who are not ready to give an inch. It might not go on that long as we’d the two stand our ground and not be bullied by the other, we’d most likely each transfer all-in with some rubbish just to prove a stage – that we can conquer the other one particular no matter what! You can wager your daily life although that we’d equally battle as challenging with the playing cards as we hopefully will if we can get it on in the ring.”

WPT: Who would you relatively fight in the ring, Stuart Pearce of George Groves?

CF: “Well George is a prime fighter but I have received to go with Psycho – he’s a Nottingham legend and a correct hard gentleman, just like me! He’d be able to just take the very best George can toss at him and appear again with more. I’d most likely educate him how to throw that big correct hand way too!”

WPT: Any suggestions for trying to keep focussed at the tables for a long time?

CF: “Again, like in poker, emphasis is so crucial in boxing. I have experienced initial-hand from George Groves that an opponent can get you off your match ahead of you have even begun. Everyone is different of course, some people can talk and speak but continue being in handle of their feelings and their methods, whereas other individuals have to focus one hundred for every cent and not engage with other players. Winners are usually the types who are able to execute their recreation prepare even if other individuals are striving to disrupt them.

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Essential details:

Event information-

  • Carl ‘the Cobra’ Froch will be taking part in the turbo heat from twelve.00 GMT on Saturday November 15
  • partypoker offers WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn will feature seven day 1’s scheduled Sunday November nine- Friday November 14.
  • WPT five hundred working day 2 is on Saturday fifteen with Last Desk on Sunday 16.
  • The purchase-in is £500 (10% withheld) with one particular re-entry for every day allowed.
  • The total partypoker WPT United kingdom competition reside routine starts this Thursday November six at twelve.00 GMT with warm-up action and a hundred WPT500 offers confirmed!
  • Dusk Until Dawn are also holding a £3,000 entry WPT Major Function from November 18 &#8211 23 and they will be working nightly dwell satellites for this from 6 – eighteen November, all of which begin at 21.00 GMT and will be both £50 or £100 re-purchases with in between one and five £3000 seats confirmed
  • Ultimate on-line qualifiers on partypoker for $ five,000 Primary Celebration deals take spot this Sunday at 21.20 GMT
  • For the entire partypoker WPT United kingdom pageant plan see: http://www.worldpokertour.com/Shared/Tournaments/Seasons/Time_XIII/partypoker_presents_WPT500_at_Dusk_Till_Dawn.aspx

Knockout Gamers Get together-

  • On Saturday November fifteen at 21.00 GMT, DJ Spoony will host the official occasion party
  • Win a signed pair of Carl Froch boxing gloves
  • Amusement which includes pool tournament, quizzes and boxing game titles with thrilling prizes to be received

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Your Chance to Play Against Boxing Legend Carl ‘The Cobra Froch’ at WPT500 November 9-16

WPT is gearing up for the kick-off of the inaugural WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn this weekend! And now the £1,000,000 guaranteed event gets even more exciting with the appearance of Nottingham local sporting hero Carl ‘The Cobra Froch’.  Taking his boxing title out of the ring and to the felt, four-time world champion teams up partypoker pro Mike Sexton to call shuffle up and deal and then play the partypoker WPT500 at 12pm GMT on Saturday November 15.

WPT caught up with Froch ahead of the event with a quick Q&A about WPT coming to Nottingham.

WPT:  How does it feel to have the might of the WPT in your home city?

Carl Froch: “It’s fantastic to have the WPT come to my hometown of Nottingham. It’s a brilliant city and one that the players are going to love exploring when they are not playing, but they will also see that the great people here and at DTD love their sport, their poker and will welcome them with open arms. We’re a proud and competitive bunch here and I am sure that will rub off on those playing; it will be a fantastic couple of weeks here.”

WPT: Are there any parallels between poker and boxing — perhaps bluffing, keeping calm under pressure?

CF: “There are a lot of similarities in the mental side of boxing and poker. Sometimes, when I watch a heads-up game, I think about being face-to-face with an opponent in the ring and like the poker players, you are looking into their eyes to try to get into their heads, see what they are thinking: do they look scared, confident, intimidated? You can take read a lot into another fighter from that and of course, being able to successfully read an opponent is a massive plus in poker – and of course, concentration is huge has make one mistake in both and you can be knocked out.”

WPT: Who would win in a heads-up poker match, Carl Froch or Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr?

CF: “Come on, there’s only one winner – The Cobra! I think that a heads-up game with JCC would be just like a fight with him, two warriors who aren’t willing to give an inch. It might not go on that long as we’d both stand our ground and not be bullied by the other, we’d probably both move all-in with some rubbish just to prove a point – that we can beat the other one no matter what! You can bet your life though that we’d both fight as hard with the cards as we hopefully will if we can get it on in the ring.”

WPT: Who would you rather fight in the ring, Stuart Pearce of George Groves?

CF: “Well George is a top fighter but I’ve got to go with Psycho – he’s a Nottingham legend and a proper hard man, just like me! He’d be able to take the best George can throw at him and come back with more. I’d probably teach him how to throw that big right hand too!”

WPT: Any tips for keeping focussed at the tables for a long time?

CF: “Again, like in poker, focus is so important in boxing. I’ve experienced first-hand against George Groves that an opponent can get you off your game before you have even begun. Everyone is different of course, some people can talk and talk yet remain in control of their emotions and their tactics, whereas others have to concentrate 100 per cent and not engage with other players. Winners are always the ones who are able to execute their game plan even if others are trying to disrupt them.

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Key facts:

Tournament info-

  • Carl ‘the Cobra’ Froch will be playing the turbo heat from 12.00 GMT on Saturday November 15
  • partypoker presents WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn will feature seven day 1’s scheduled Sunday November 9- Friday November 14.
  • WPT 500 day 2 is on Saturday 15 with Final Table on Sunday 16.
  • The buy-in is £500 (10% withheld) with one re-entry per day allowed.
  • The full partypoker WPT UK festival live schedule starts this Thursday November 6 at 12.00 GMT with warm-up action and 100 WPT500 packages guaranteed!
  • Dusk Till Dawn are also holding a £3,000 entry WPT Main Event from November 18 – 23 and they will be running nightly live satellites for this from 6 – 18 November, all of which start at 21.00 GMT and will be either £50 or £100 re-buys with between 1 and 5 £3000 seats guaranteed
  • Final online qualifiers on partypoker for $ 5,000 Main Event packages take place this Sunday at 21.20 GMT
  • For the full partypoker WPT UK festival schedule see: http://www.worldpokertour.com/Shared/Tournaments/Seasons/Season_XIII/partypoker_presents_WPT500_at_Dusk_Till_Dawn.aspx

Knockout Players Party-

  • On Saturday November 15 at 21.00 GMT, DJ Spoony will host the official event party
  • Win a signed pair of Carl Froch boxing gloves
  • Entertainment including pool tournament, quizzes and boxing games with exciting prizes to be won

 

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London’s Royal Courts of Justice Rule Against the GBGA’s Legal Challenge

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London’s Royal Courts of Justice has ruled against the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) legal challenge to the United Kingdom’s newly passed Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act.

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