Isildur1 Takes Down $193k Online

With action wrapped up for the summer at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, the high stakes online poker scene is back in full force, and nobody could be more excited than Viktor Isildur1 Blom. Still too young to play in the WSOP, the Swedish poker pro was left with virtually no opponents for a month and a half. Bloms prey has apparently returned once again.

Blom spent the past day engaging in an amazing 7,710 hands on his sponsors site, PokerStars, winning almost $200k in the process. Although Blom is known for prolific play, hes obviously been itching to get back in the action, as this marks one of his biggest one-day sessions yet.

Bloms primary target was Phil OMGClayAiken Galfond, a former U.S.

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TWINSPIRES.COM Brings More than 5,000 Fans to U.S. Racetracks for ‘Day at the Races’

The promotion, which TwinSpires.com has conducted 20 times since March 2009 with several tracks around the country, invites TwinSpires.com account holders to attend specially designated live racing events at participating racetracks. TwinSpires.com partners with the host tracks to provide complimentary premium seating, food and beverages, expert handicapping advice and race analysis—including free Brisnet handicapping information—and special drawings and giveaways for premium items, such as Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks tickets.

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Senators Formally Request Explanation for Sudden FBI Interest in US Online Poker

Senators Kyl and Reid have been questioning the US Justice system regarding the online gambling policies. The duo has sent a letter to the US government asking for an explanation regarding the recent wake-up towards the online gambling problems in the United States.

The senators have asked the US Attorney General to restate their position on these policies and have asked for their stand on it. It is questionable that the US DoJ has taken action after so many years while online gambling has been proliferating. It was either the case of lack of evidence that they chose not to pursue these cases or the perception that online gambling has not broken any rules.

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Gambling Crackdown In Starr County Could See More Turn To Online Casinos

Online casino use in Canada could rise after officials launched a crackdown on illegal gambling in Starr County, Texas.Around 300 slot machines have been seized from various locations across the area in addition to $75,000 in the last six months, according to officials.Arturo Lopez saw eight or nine slot machines in the back of his convenience stores taken, losing him around $6,000-$7,000, reports themonitor.com. The crackdown could lead to more people turning to online casinos, however.Victor Canales Jnr, the county attorney, told the news provider that slot machines – also known as eight-liners – have been a problem for a long while.”Weve been dealing with eight-liners in Starr County for the last nine to ten years,” he explained.

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Become a Hollywood Star with InterCasino

A new InterHero promotion at InterCasino is giving players the chance to win $250,000 worth of prizes, including two walk-on parts in a Hollywood movie. Whilst a walk-on part might not sound like a big deal, each one is worth $20,000 and will no doubt make you the envy of your friends, so if you fancy heading to Hollywood and rubbing shoulders with (or at least being within shouting distance of) some genuine movie stars, read on!

The multi-faceted InterHero promotion started last Wednesday and runs right through to Thursday 25 August. Although the two walk-on parts are the top prizes in this promotion, there are plenty of other prizes that can be won, including a large variety of bonuses and stacks of cash.

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