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Gambling Nuke Commander Linked To Fake Poker Chips

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with pain...

The New World Series Of Poker Champ Is...

AP | KIMBERLY PIERCEALL | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Swedish man who got his start playing online poker after late restaurant nights while he trained to be a chef is $10 million ri...

Poker Face

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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WATCH: Poker Player Not The Least Bit Excited About Winning Millions

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weird News

You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run celebrate winning millions of dollars. Pro pok...

New Cold War on the UN Stage and Closing Curtain on 'We the People'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The UN is as much stage as platform for diplomatic exchange, and the Kremlin is no longer so keen on keeping the curtain up.

Body Language and Poker Tells

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Vanessa Van Edwards

I get asked all the time in my body language and human lie detection trainings if nonverbal science works in poker. And the answer: Body language is essential for poker players!

10 Man Cave Ideas Your Father Always Dreamed Of

HomeAdvisor | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
HomeAdvisor

The main idea is that it belongs solely to dad, so he can relax and recharge for a few hours.

Spotting Poker Bluffs

Paul Ekman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science
Paul Ekman

Two winners of the International Poker Tournament, in different years, sought my advice on calling bluffs, knowing that I am an expert in spotting liars. I told them I had not played poker since junior high and had never watched poker being played. They thought that didn't matter. It turned out they were wrong.

New Yorker Sentenced To Prison In Massive High-Stakes Poker Case

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Another defendant in a massive high-stakes poker games case has been sentenced to prison. Edwin Ting, of New York City, was charged...

Former High-Stakes Poker Game Hostess Pleads Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 12.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A former high-stakes poker game hostess pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges she helped run underground games for Wall Street finan...

Eliminate Your Negative Emotions, Keep Your Positive Emotions

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

As I've explained in many posts in the past, it is possible to get rid of almost all your emotional stress and suffering by getting rid of your negati...

Defending World Series Of Poker Champ Bows Out

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Greg Merson will not repeat as champion of the World Series of Poker main event. The 25-year-old Merson was knocked out of the tournamen...

Poker Champ Sues Casino For Big Bucks

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

Poker champion Phil Ivey is going all-in to get back his disputed winnings at Crockfords casino in London. Ivey is suing the casino for $12.1 milli...

How Poker Can Tell Us If a Person Will Blow His Money

Don McNay | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Poker players frequently give off signals that tip off the kind of cards they have. It is the same thing in these conferences. I would actually pay the attorneys and clients to bring me to meditations as I can spot problems and make corrections before they get money in their hands.

Suspects Charged In Alleged Russian Mob Organized Poker Games Plead Not Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — It's a case teeming with colorful characters: a reputed Russian mob boss once accused in an Olympic scandal, a wealthy art world impr...

Russian Mob Ran High-Stakes Poker Games For Stars: Feds

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Nearly three dozen people were charged on Tuesday in what investigators said was a Russian organized crime operation that included il...

Calling a Bluff: Is It All in the Arms?

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

We all know the expression "poker face" because the face is where we expect to find meaningful information. But what if poker players are looking in the wrong place?

Vegas Poker Rooms Fold

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

LAS VEGAS — The Tropicana hoped to step back into the big leagues when it opened its poker room in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, touting it ...

13 Awesome Poker Rooms for High Rollers

Ryan Nickum | Posted 03.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

The decision to designate a room in the house specifically for playing poker is a hard one.

Online Poker Room Wants To Go Brick-And-Mortar

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The owner of the world's largest online poker website wants to add a brick-and-mortar casino to its portfolio. ...

Zynga's Bet On Becoming One Giant Online Casino

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social games maker Zynga Inc said on Wednesday it filed a preliminary application to run real-m...

Real Estate, Poker and the Humanities

Jon Bronson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Jon Bronson

For me, houses are cards and cards are houses. It's all the same thing. Right now? There's no inventory. The table is tight. It will loosen up, but be patient. Hang tight and be ready to pounce because it's a seller's market right now.

What Are Good Ways To Run an Illegal Poker Room?

Quora | Posted 01.28.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by an Anonymous User, Gambling is banned in my (Muslim/Islamic) country and carries a serious pr...

24-Year-Old's Big Poker Pay Day

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

-- A Maryland poker professional won the World Series of Poker main event, outlasting his final opponents in a marathon card session of nearly 12 hou...

Why Poker Champ Isn't Getting His $11.7 Million

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Poker champ Phil Ivey recently played a different card game and won $11.7 million. But did he play Crockfords casino for a sucker? The ritzy London...