Whether you love or loath drones, did anyone else know the cops were using them to help tackle crime? I didn’t until I saw this story on KRON.
With the help of a drone, fourteen people were arrested at a house in San Leandro, California on Monday after undercover cops discovered an illegal casino and crime ring were being run from the house. Ten slot machines were recovered during the raid.
According to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department, a drone which costs around $1,200 pays for itself in one hour of an operation.
Cheaper than the average long term wage of a police officer… do I need to be worried that this is start of The Rise of The Machines?
From looking at the thread it looks like MTV’s True Life is looking for a female poker player that meets a very specific criteria and Dawley wants to help find them—although I am not exactly sure what her link is to the show.
As reported at PokerListings.Com, Ferguson was not a welcome addition to the final table, with Daniel Levy shouting that he had “no shame.”
“I don’t want any kind of violence, but he should know people think he’s a piece of shit and he shouldn’t be here,” Levey continued as a group of Ferguson supporters became vocal as well.
Still not willing to comment on the Full Tilt fiasco that set the wheels in motion that led to Black Friday, Ferguson is polarizing opinion in the poker community, some saying we should forgive and forget and other like Daniel Negreanu calling him out for not apologizing to the community that he screwed over.
Check out Alexander Villegas’s report of how it all went down here.
Clearly not one to rest on his laurels after his epic MMA fight against JC Alvarado, Olivier Busquet is on the hunt for odds on him applying and winning the reality TV show Survivor —that comes with prize winnings of $1 million.
In the chat thread Busquet makes it clear he is looking for odds, not advice on whether he should enter or not, but the comments still make for entertaining reading.
Unibet have worked with creative agency FCB Inferno to release a custom deck of cards to accompany the launch of a new poker format where the Queen outranks the King.The project is intended to help draw attention to gender equality and unconscious gender bias in poker.
On March 8 (International Women’s Day) Unibet is sponsoring live events and tournaments in London, Stockholm and Malta that feature the new poker format.
All proceeds from the events will be donated to HeforShe “a solidarity campaign created by UN Women to provide a platform for a global audience to engage and become change agents for the achievement of gender equality.”
In this great interview with CardPlayer Lifestyle, Robbie Strazynski goes one-on-one with Phil Hellmuth ahead of the launch of his new autobiography “The Poker Brat”—which Hellmuth hopes will become a New York Times Bestseller—to really find out the man behind the famous name.
Thanks to pokernyhederne and some cryptic tweets from Doyle Brunson it was revealed that the two men who lost their shit in the Bellagio’s high stakes Bobby’s Room were none other than Gus Hansen and David Oppenhiem.
We are bit late to the party on this, but back in late November Fedor Holz challenged his twitter followers to read or listen to 40 new books before the end of the year. All in the name of bettering yourself. I think.
Branching out into the world of YouTube beyond his usual poker shows, Polk is now reaching for heights of internet stardom by trying to recreate the success of renowned YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Markiplier, and jacksepticeye.
The Atlantic Ballroom at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City New Jersey is the scene of the all new StarsFun Skills Zone. Those attending the new PokerStars Festival event in New Jersey can not only blow off steam while taking a break from the poker tables, but they can take the opportunity to even get in a little extra action.
By now just about everyone has seen the infamous “Check your privilege” hand from the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event (if not you can watch it below), but according to speech-play master William Kassouf, there was more to the hand between him and November Niner Griffin Benger than what was shown on ESPN.
Following Mike “The Mouth” Matusow’s interview on the PokerNews podcast where he talked about the Poker Hall of Fame nominees and why he feels he was snubbed, Daniel Negreanu took to the podcast to tackle some misconceptions that were spoken about.
Fancy flying to Las Vegas with a friend to get behind the scenes access to the WSOP Main Event all the while being treated to a VIP experience that includes a limo service and access to a pre paid credit card? Then you can thank WSOP.com and enter their free competition.