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 Stratosphere crasher excited to make news
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: ABC News
Forty-year-old Ryan Brown, who crashed truck into lobby of Stratosphere casino/hotel in Las Vegas, did drugs for 6 days and smoked crack 2 hours before incident, in anticipation of jumping off tower; Police report says suspect proud and excited over incident
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Tournament Review for September 15, 2014
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Poker player ömpsä wins $71,083 for first place in PokerStars Sunday 500, largest score of regular online poker Sunday majors
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New Jersey tournaments: September 15, 2014
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Mike "Gags30" Gagliano wins both Sunday majors on WSOP.com for $10,276, big score of New Jersey weekend online poker tournaments
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Nevada tournaments: September 15, 2014
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Volmy wins Sunday $15K on WSOP.com for $4,481, largest individual cash of Nevada weekend online poker tournaments
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Caesars moves to restructure debt
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: CardPlayer
Caesars Entertainment makes moves to restructure industry-high $24.2 billion debt; Company hasn't posted profit since late 2009
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Full Tilt launches live dealer online casino
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: Pokerfuse
Full Tilt expands online casino offerings to include live dealers for blackjack and roulette; Action takes place from Riga, Latvia, including VIP suite for high rollers
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Brazil online gaming law could take years
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: PokerNews
Brazilian law expert Neil Montgomery says online gambling regulation in Brazil could take many years; Bill introduced by Senator Ciro Nogueira presented to Commission for Regional Development and Tourism for review, one of many steps on road to passage
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Partypoker NJ servers freeze during GSSS
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: Poker Update
PartyPoker New Jersey servers downed during $200K GTD Main Event of Garden State Super Series; Site issues emails, credits players promptly, apologizes for inconvenience
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Sweden politician may have gambling problem
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: F5 Poker
Swedish Democratic Party leader Jimmie Åkesson admits to possible gambling problem two days before national election; Politician caught gambling with large sums of money on Internet gaming sites licensed in Malta, not Sweden
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Bank of America freezes Doug Polk's funds
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Bank of America freezes bank accounts of high stakes poker player Doug "WCGRider" Polk prior to his trip to Canada to play WCOOP on PokerStars; Bank will not reveal reasoning for closing accounts
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Players react to PokerTracker/Holdem Manager merger
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Online poker players react to PokerTracker and Holdem Manager merger with fears of increased prices due to industry monopoly; Players hope alternative programs will emerge to compete
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Russian online poker could fall victim to geopolitics
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: Pokerfuse
Poker operators hoping for online poker regulation in Russia may have hopes thwarted by tensions created by Ukraine conflict; Russian parliament may not approve bill giving Western companies rights to extract profits from Russian online poker players
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Lesniak: PokerStars international player pools?
posted 9/15/2014  |  source: Pokerfuse
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak hints of international online gaming liquidity; He took to Twitter to comment on PokerStars in New Jersey within weeks, not months, also mentioning "international poker tournaments like the Rider Cup in golf will be coming to AC"
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 Gambler bets $1.3M on Scots no vote
posted 9/14/2014  |  source: Bloomberg
One gambler at William Hill bets 800K pounds ($1.3 million) that Scotland will reject independence from UK; Biggest bet for Scotland "yes" vote was 10K pounds; "No" odds shortened from 2/5 last week to 1/5, while "yes" votes changed from 10/3 to 7/4
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UK Internet gambling upheaval looming?
posted 9/13/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Operators, gaming organizations object and scramble to comply with new UK Gambling Licensing and Advertising Bill; Results of Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association legal challenge may help some online gambling companies
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