Tuesday, 1 July 2014
An American man has been jailed after being found guilty of shooting an opponent at what was supposed to be a 'friendly poker game'.
Prentice Reaves from North Carolina received a 40 to 60 month sentence for assault with a deadly weapon after a row over a small pot got out of hand the Port City Daily reported.According to a statement released by the local District Attorney, “Reaves and the victim had been playing cards when a verbal altercation began over a $5 hand of poker. During the trial, evidence showed that during the argument Reaves pulled out a handgun and shot the victim once in the abdomen before fleeing the scene. The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery and was hospitalized as a result of the injuries sustained from the gunshot.”
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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