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Phil Ivey being sued for alleged card cheating

As the old saying goes, if you aren't cheating, you aren't trying.One would have to believe poker star Phil Ivey lives by this adage after being slapped with lawsuit by the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. over alleged card cheating. The casino claims Ivey noticed a defect in the cards being used during a baccarat session and used that to win $9.6 million...
Via Bush League Chronicle
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Ivey sued by casino for allegedly cheating house out of $9.6 million

Professional poker player Phil Ivey is being sued by an Atlantic City casino that alleges he cheated in order to win $9.6 million over the course of four baccarat sessions in 2012, the New Jersey Law Journal reports. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City has sued Ivey alleging that he read defects […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

From the Turf to the Table

How some athletes are getting their competitive fix off the field Considering that professional athletes have to stay as healthy as possible outside of training, it can be difficult for them to find fun activities that are both safe, and thrilling. Given their limitations, it’s not surprising that many are attracted to playing poker. The game is exciting, requires little physical...
Via Low Brow Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kim Kelly To Cycle Across Five Provinces For Cancer Society by   TheHockeyHouse

My name is Kim Kelly, and I would like to ask for your support today in my journey to Cross Provinces to Cross Out Cancer. On June 2, 2014 I will undertake a challenging personal adventure. I have committed to cycling by myself across 5 provinces from Burlington, Ontario to Charlottetown, PEI, all in ONE MONTH. My ride will take [...]
Via The Hockey House
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson legacy back in town

Bill Smith played defensive end on the 1981 National Championship team. He’s now a member of the school’s Board of Trustees
Via clemson.scout.com
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Year In Review: Tight Ends

It’s time to take a look back at was another amazing year of fantasy football. In this series each position will be broken down with some of the best and worst performers being highlighted. An MVP of each position will also be named with an overall fantasy football MVP being named at the conclusion of the series. With all of that being said let’s dive right in and get started...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Egypt matches a security test for troubled nation

Two international football matches, including a World Cup playoff, are set to take place in Egypt's turbulent capital, putting security there to the test after violent street protests and bloody security crackdowns followed a military coup. Football has long been intertwined with Egypt's political unrest, even before the protests that forced autocrat Hosni Mubarak from power...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The PensNation Radio Show: “Doc” Emrick and David Singer from HockeyFights.com

Tune in IMMEDIATELY following the game and subscribe to the show on iTunes. Join hosts Ken Will, Nick Richter, Andy Hughes and Casey Johnston as they’re joined by Mike “Doc” Emrick from NBC and David Singer from HockeyFights.com Twitter: @ThePensNation, @PensNation_Ken, @PensNation_Andy, @PensNation_Nick, @CaseyR82 Guests: Mike “Doc” Emrick and David Singer Readjusting...
Via The PensNation
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Coug OF Roberts named to AA team

Hot News for OF Ben Roberts
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons Pre-Season Game Three Wrap-Up: I Need a Flashy Thingy

The third pre-season game is where you get to see your starters for an extended period of time and you generally start to see the team coming together for better or worse. If that's the case, then after this performance by the Falcons, I'm in desperate need of a Neuralyzer. First the good. The Falcons won the first quarter 6-0 and their first three drives took...
Via Grits Blitz
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Paul Jackson

Ole Miss strength and conditioning coach Paul Jackson was pleased with the work done by the Ole Miss football team in the off-season. The gains made are paying off, if the first week of fall camp is any indication.
Via mississippi.scout.com
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

More Cougar baseball all-stars

Hot News for OF Ben Roberts
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Final table set for WSOP main event

The final table for the 2013 World Series of Poker main event has been set. The field was whittled down to the final nine in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, with well-known poker professional JC Tran of Sacramento, Calif., holding the chip lead. The world's biggest no-limit Texas Hold `em competition now takes a break until Nov. 4, when play begins to determine a champion...
Via Fox Sports
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Merson makes bid for second World Series of Poker Main Event title

Not since Johnny Chan did it 25 years ago has anyone won back-to-back World Series of Poker main events. In the past decade, nobody has even come close, except for Greg Raymer finishing 25th a year after his 2004 victory. But defending champion Greg Merson is making a bid. Last year's champion advanced along with 800 other players into the “Day 3” action of the 44th annual...
Via OddsShark
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Ivey Is In A Dispute With A British Casino Over A Cheating Allegation That Resulted In $12 Million In Winnings

.ytn1{position:absolute;clip:rect(456px,auto,auto,445px);}SMALL payday loans VERY CHEAP (Source) - What’s the best way to win a game of chance? Turn it into a game of certainty. That, a British casino is charging, is exactly what world-renowned poker player Phil Ivey did in winning £7.6 million — about $11.9 million — in one spectacular run of punto banco, a baccarat game...
Via In The Neutral Zone
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Ivey Won $12 Million Playing Punto Banco And The Casino Refused To Pay Up

World-renowned poker star Phil Ivey spent a few nights at the Mayfair casino Crockfords in London last October, and normally that wouldn’t be news, because he’s a pro poker player and all, but the 37-year old caused quite the buzz when he won about $12 million playing the baccarat game Punto Banco. Now, I don’t understand any card games that aren’t called war or assh*le,...
Via With Leather
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss
IT'S IN THE CARDS

Report: Ivey denied $11M casino payout

Professional poker player Phil Ivey won nearly $12 million last year at a London casino. However, the casino doesn't want to pay. Find out why.

Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2013  |  104 Comments

Poker Champ Greg Raymer Allegedly Went All-In On Some Prostitutes

"I will take two blumpkins, please."Hey, remember Greg Raymer, the every guy, average Joe who, along with Chris Moneymaker the year before, came out of nowhere to win the 2004 World Series Poker Main Event and helped push the classic card game to new heights of global popularity? He had a pretty sh*tty weekend.World Series of Poker champ Greg Raymer — aka the FossilMan...
Via With Leather
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Raymer, Former World Series of Poker Winner, Arrested in Prostitution Sting in Wake Forest

In the game of cards, it’s always advantageous to have a good poker face, but that won’t do you much good when it’s in a mugshot. Earlier this week, former World Series of Poker winner Greg Raymer was arrested in a prostitution sting in Wake Forest, N.C. according to ABC News. Initial reports indicated that it was a male prostitution sting, but those have since proven to be...
Via NESN.com
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss
KNOW WHEN TO HOLD 'EM

Prostitution sting nabs poker champ

Greg Raymer, a World Series of Poker champ, was arrested after allegedly responding to an ad posted by police on a website often used by male prostitutes.

Via BlackSportsOnline
March 15, 2013  |  3 Comments

NFL Scouting Combine 2013: Day One Recap

If we took anything from the first day of the on-field workouts of the 2013 edition of the NFL Scouting Combine it’s that speed kills. The crazy thing about it is that it was the normally sluggish offensive lineman that were proving that they are fleet-footed. Terron Armstead exploded out of the gate early with a 4.71 40-yard dash time that was not topped by anyone in his group...
Via Players View
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Scouting Combine 2013: Day One Recap

If we took anything from the first day of the on-field workouts of the 2013 edition of the NFL Scouting Combine it’s that speed kills. The crazy thing about it is that it was the normally sluggish offensive lineman that were proving that they are fleet-footed. Terron Armstead exploded out of the gate early with a 4.71 40-yard dash time that was not topped by anyone in his group...
Via Players View
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

JTG Daugherty looks to add second NASCAR Cup team

It has been talked about for some time. It is gaining traction once again. JTG Daugherty would like to expand to a second team, the latest cycling of this story comes from Mike Bagley. Bagley spoke to team co-owner Brad Daugherty who said the organization would like to add a second team early in the 2013 season. Currently JTG Daugherty fields one car, the No. 47 Toyota driven by...
Via Tireball.com
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Becker: Iniesta’s My Number One

FIFA.com speaks exclusively to former German tennis star Boris Becker about his love of football, the three FIFA Ballon d’Or candidates, poster boys of the German national team, Brazil 2014 and more.
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Daniel Negreanu the poker mind reader

In the game of poker they often say that you play the opponent rather than playing your cards. Some professionals will even tell you that they can play a hand without even looking at their cards. Check out Daniel Negreanu in a hand against Matt Traudt. This hand isn't just a coincedence either, he does [...]
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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