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Jose Canseco Loses a Finger, While Daniel Colman Wags One at Hellmuth

Jose Canseco Loses a Finger, While Daniel Colman Wags One at Hellmuth

Resigned MLB star Jose Canseco lost a finger (again) during a poker competition week that is last.

Jose Canseco was the central figure in a weekend for the poker globe which was filled with fingers: some lost, some pointed at prominent names within the poker community. In Canseco’s case, he appears to have lost the finger that is same the next time in of a month, something that few individuals (with any luck) will ever get to experience.

In belated October, Canseco was in the news for inadvertently shooting himself in the hand. Based on Canseco, the incident happened while he was cleansing his weapon in his kitchen. He wound up shooting his finger, which then must be surgically reattached. It seems some surgeons are more skilled than other people at digital fixes, though.

Finger Comes Off During Poker Tournament

Based on a tweet sent down by Canseco on however, the finger became detached again while he was playing in a poker tournament Thursday evening friday.

‘ I happened to be playing in a poker competition final night and my little finger dropped of,’ Canseco tweeted. ‘Someone took a video from it.’

Thankfully, Canseco didn’t post that video, though there is at least one supposed image of his finger before it dropped off. As gruesome once the event may sound, however, Canseco said that this outcome was inevitable from the time he shot himself.

‘My little finger needs to have been amputated right from Continue reading Jose Canseco Loses a Finger, While Daniel Colman Wags One at Hellmuth

Golden Nugget Nj-new Jersey Unshuffled Baccarat OK, Says DGE

Golden Nugget Nj-new Jersey Unshuffled Baccarat OK, Says DGE

The DGE has ruled in favor of players in the lawsuit that is million-dollar an unshuffled baccarat deck at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. (Image: atlanticcitynj.com)

The Golden Nugget New Jersey can inhale a little easier this week, following the Atlantic City casino was exonerated for a game of mini-baccarat that sparked a million-dollar lawsuit. The game has now been deemed legal by the nj-new Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) following a two-year investigation.

And here’s the back story: In 2012, a small grouping of clients during the Golden Nugget nj-new jersey casino spotted a brand new deck of cards at one baccarat table that appeared to be unshuffled. The cards were being dealt in specific order that repeated itself every 15 hands, permitting them to know with nearly certainty that is complete cards were coming next. Upping their bets to as much as $5,000, opportunistic gamblers was able to win 41 hands in a line and collectively bank $1.5 million.

The casino quickly place the kibosh on the fishy game and called State Police and the DGE, however before it had paid out $500,000 associated with $1.5 million.

This indicates that the cards were designed to show up from producer, Kansas-based business Gemaco, in a pre-shuffled state, via a machine that uses complex algorithms to make sure that no two decks will be the same. This deck that is particular however, somehow slipped through the Continue reading Golden Nugget Nj-new Jersey Unshuffled Baccarat OK, Says DGE

PokerStars Logs Out of Gray Markets in Africa and Middle East

PokerStars Logs Out of Gray Markets in Africa and Middle East

PokerStars has withdrawn from a host of gray market countries at the center East and Africa. (Image: gulf2000columbia.edu)

PokerStars has ceased operations in many so-called market that is gray suddenly and without warning this week, with all the majority of those being in Africa and the Middle East. Players from both PokerStars and Comprehensive Tilt received notice through their clients and via email that real-money play was no longer available to them with immediate impact, along utilizing the following explanation:

‘Our administration group regularly reviews our operation along side separate 3rd party professionals to evaluate the business risk and opportunities for the brand name on a market-by-market basis. After our many recent review, it was determined that we’d no longer offer real money games in your country.’

PokerStars was quick to reassure players that their balances could be available and safeguarded for withdrawal and that their accounts would remain open for play-money games. Tournament tickets, said the message, would be refunded.

‘they will automatically be converted into their equivalent cash value upon entering the Cashier,’ read the statement if you have any unused T$, T€ and/or Tournament Tickets in your account. ‘Freeroll and FPP buy-in tickets have no money that is real value, and so are therefore ineligible for credit.’

Why Now?

While no list that is definitive of countries involved has Continue reading PokerStars Logs Out of Gray Markets in Africa and Middle East