Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Former girl-band singer turned tabloid gossip column regular Kerry Katona has hit the headlines again, this time for playing online poker.
The one time Atomic Kitten told the Daily Star that she “was really good" at the game but gave up after a big losing session.“I used to do it on the internet, in my bedroom, most of the time off my head on coke," she told the tabloid's Goss column. "I’d be sitting there in bed with a laptop on my lap playing online poker going: ‘Get in. This is dead good this.'“I’d have a little line of coke and go back online and bet some more.“I was always really good at it but then one day I lost six grand and I thought: ‘Sh**.’ I was like: ‘F*** that, I’m not playing no more and I never played it again.”The 32-year-old, whose autobiography was published last week, has struggled with a drug addiction in the past and despite successful TV and music careers was declared bankrupt in 2008.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
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