Feb 18, 2013 |

Lakers Owner, Poker Player Dr. Jerry Buss Dies at 80

Dr. Jerry Buss, the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers and a poker player who frequented the biggest cash games in California and Las Vegas, lost his battle with cancer Monday at the age of 80. Buss is most well-known as one of the most successful owners in professional sports, with the Lakers winning 10 […]

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Apr 26, 2011 |


After a weekend with little news and lots of speculation, things are starting to happen in response to the Department of Justice seizure of online poker sites. There are still plenty of unanswered questions, but there have been some big developments over the past week, including announcements from ESPN, the first plea from one of […]

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Apr 25, 2011 |

Poker on TV Guide: April 25 – May 1

The Black Friday indictments severely crippled the televised poker lineup as ESPN has removed for the time being re-airings of the World Series of Poker and cancelled airings of the second season of the North American Poker Tour. GSN cancelled the Sunday night airings of past seasons of High Stakes Poker, reducing the schedule of […]

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Apr 24, 2011 |

The Week That Was: Black Friday, One Week Later

The indictments on April 15 against key members of PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker continue to dominate the news involving the poker community. This edition of The Week That Was highlights the major news items after last week’s indictments the past several days. Three individuals arraigned Three of the eleven individuals indicted have […]

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Apr 11, 2011 |

Poker on TV Guide: April 11-17 (PLO on PAD, NBC Heads-Up)

Poker After Dark airs the first of two weeks of PLO with an all-star lineup (photo courtesy Stephanie Moore) The week in TV poker features another week of new episodes on NBC’s Poker After Dark, featuring pot-limit Omaha airing for the first time on network TV. Poker makes its annual appearance Sunday afternoons on NBC […]

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Apr 4, 2011 |

Poker on TV Guide: April 4-10

Doyle Brunson faces off against some of the best young players in the world on this week’s Poker After Dark. The highlight of this week’s televised poker lineup is the first of three new weeks of shows on NBC’s late-night poker series Poker After Dark. This week, five “young guns” take on Poker Hall of […]

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Mar 21, 2011 |

Poker on TV Guide: March 21-27

This week’s televised poker lineup has ESPN showing poker again, although it’s the late stages of the 2010 World Series of Poker as the Sweet 16 in men’s college basketball plays down to the Final Four this weekend. The World Poker Tour will head to the Bellagio again for the Festa al Lago tournament recorded […]

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Mar 14, 2011 |

Poker on TV Guide: March 14-20

March Madness hits the sports fan hard this week, while for the poker enthusiast, the weekend brings new episodes of High Stakes Poker and the World Poker Tour if their brackets are already busted. Those looking for some World Series of Poker preliminary events from the recent past, ESPN Classic airs their usual Saturday night […]

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Mar 7, 2011 |

Poker on TV Guide: March 7-13

This week’s televised poker lineup features new episodes of poker on the weekend with another High Stakes Poker episode and the World Poker Tour heads to the East Coast with the Borgata Poker Open with the WPT’s largest field and an exciting final table featuring Dwyte Pilgrim. As always, times listed below are Eastern check […]

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