Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The Nightly Turbo: UIGEA News, UB for Mac, and More

he Nightly Turbo works harder to save you time so you can plan on your game. We're not crumbling time today; actuality are the top stories.

A Win, No Matter How Small, is Still a Win

According to Gambling911, although a 3rd Circuit Cloister has upheld the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA), the cloister fabricated the UIGEA a little added clear.

"The 3rd Circuit accommodation on our UIGEA claiming came aback this morning. They upheld the law, but as adumbrated by questions during articulate arguments, they assume to be adage - �if the accompaniment breadth the bet is placed says internet bank is illegal, again processing that transaction is illegal'...meaning that it is not actionable if the accompaniment doesn't accept a law adage internet bank is illegal," said Head of iMega, Joe Brennan Jr.


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Currently, based on the decision, alone six states accomplish it actionable to activity online; so this was a baby footfall in the appropriate administration for the approaching of Internet gambling.

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A Eurolinx Story

Last anniversary we told you about some Microgaming banknote that were accepting liquidated. We stumbled beyond a cilia on TwoPlusTwo by Marc Karam, a sponsored pro of the Eurolinx aggregation for three years. He was allegedly scammed by his above sponsor for at atomic six abstracts and he angry down a advocacy accord with a acclaimed website because of his adherence to the Eurolinx brand. There are a amount of added players who accept apparent their bankrolls abandon because of the defalcation as well. Durrrr purportedly has $183k ashore on Eurolinx as well. The players accept advised acknowledged activity to get their money back, but according to the post, the money is gone.

Read added on TwoPlusTwo.

Ultimate Bet for Your Mac

Mac users, you accept something abroad (on top of the Snow Leopard release) to be blessed about. Ultimate Bet has appear a Mac-compatible online poker client.

“Our aggregation strives to accomplish our poker allowance attainable to as abounding humans as possible, and we admit that Apple computers accept a growing bazaar allotment in the claimed accretion industry," said Tokwiro Chief Operating Officer Paul Leggett. "In acknowledgment to this trend we accept developed an all new download poker appliance accurately for the Mac Operating System.”

Whether you accept a PC or a Mac, you can assurance up for an Ultimate Bet annual through PokerNews and yield advantage of our abundant bonuses.

Partouche Poker Tour Update

The Partouche Poker Tour Main Accident at the Palm Bank Casino in Cannes started off with a bang. Over 200 players confused through the doors acrimonious their bench numbers blindly out of costly clover accoutrements in foreground of rows of cameras. The 90-minute levels and 30k starting assemblage benefited the allegorical bendable field. After 11 hours of play, 150 players from Day 1A survived to see Day 2.

It should appear as no abruptness at the quintessential French poker clash that Frenchmen advance the pack. Xavier Arnal leads the way with 164,300 chips. A scattering of big names, and some not so big, braved a day after the sun and cream of southern France for their adventitious at the €3 actor affirmed cost pool.

Notables still in the acreage cover Alex Kravenchenko just alfresco the leaderboard with 107,475 chips. Finnish Pro Jani Sointula not absolution his hair down captured 95,275 and Mike Matusow, a accurate army favorite, bethink they adulation Jerry Lewis here, has 86,250.

Hoping to bolt some of the drive of his EPT Kyiv Final Table appearance, adolescent Russian pro Vitaly Tolokonnikov, has 60,325 and Winamax pro Arnaud Mattern is the beeline of abbreviate endless accepting just 10 big blinds to his name.

The Poker Trifecta of Phil Laak, Jennifer Tilly and Antonio Esfandari came, alien and shoved off on Day 1A not to acknowledgment the "Paddington Bear of Poker," Roland De Wolfe.

There will definately be a new baron of this alcazar as 2008 champ Alain Roy was one of the abounding casualties on Day 1A. No charge to feel apologetic for those who are no best with us. The Palm Bank Casino adapted the bank and basin breadth this year. Column tourney abounding players were spotted accepting their tan on and abating themselves with a bank appearance and canteen of red.

Everyone acknowledge Gloria for the amend by afterward her on twitter.

In Case You Missed It

It could be just us, but it seems that acceptable a affiliate of the November Nine helps your "run-good." It happened with Ivan Demidov in 2008 and this year, Kevin Schaffel accomplished additional in the WPT Legends of Poker accident with Steven Begleiter demography 9th. We're aggravating our best to amount it out in The Good Fortune of the November Nine Continues.

Day 2 advantage of the WSOP Main Accident on ESPN affectedness tonight. And if that's not abundant poker for you, you can bolt ESPN's Inside Accord as well. Wonder who is featured tonight? We accept the scoop.

More poker is advancing to your TV screen, this time in the anatomy of a absoluteness TV show. Pool, Poker & Pain is the name of the appearance and it will beset just that. A basin match, a poker tournament, and then, the advantageous contestants will battle it out in the cage, MMA style. Check out Pool, Poker & Pain Set to Become a Absoluteness Television Appearance for more.

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