Friday, 5 August 2011
A high profile baseball player could be in trouble with the game's authorities after allegedly taking part in underground poker games.
New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, the current squeeze of Cameron Diaz, is reported to have been involved in games organised by Molly Bloom, the same person said to have arranged the game that Hollywood actor Toby Maguire was associated with.An unnamed Major League Baseball source told ESPN, “We're talking to people involved in the investigation and we're taking this very seriously. Because he had been warned about this before, I would say a possible suspension would be very much in play." Rodriguez was warned by authorities in 2005 about participating in illegal poker games. Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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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