Poker

An exterior view of the Devils' Prudential Center (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Devils-Sixers Boss Says Poker Deal Breaks No Taboos

Scott O’Neil doesn’t believe his teams will be cast in a bad light by agreeing to a multiyear deal with one of the world’s leading online poker companies. But there were immediate questions about the relationship.

01/10/2014

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Feds: Russian Mob Ran Celebrity Poker Games

Members of Russian organized crime ran high-stakes poker games attended by professional athletes, Hollywood celebrities and Wall Street titans, federal authorities in New York said.

04/16/2013

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Atlantic City Gambler $1M Richer After Poker Bet

The woman, whose name was not disclosed, won the amount early Sunday as part of the “Three Card Poker 6 Card” bonus jackpot while playing at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City.

12/18/2011

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Keidel: Don’t Concern Yourself With A-Rod’s Gambling Habits

Lord knows there are a thousand reasons to dislike Alex Rodriguez, but gambling isn’t one of them. What gets to me is A-Rod’s half-hearted mea culpa over steroids.

08/23/2011

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Report: Amid Poker Probe, Yankees’ A-Rod Spotted In High-Stakes Casino Room

A-Rod, under MLB’s microscope for his alleged involvement in underground poker games, was spotted gambling last week at a high-stakes casino gaming room in the Poconos, reports the New York Post.

WFAN–08/22/2011

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Keidel: A-Rod’s Poker Face

Alex Rodriguez is not Pablo Escobar because he plays a little poker on the side. No doubt I feast on malfeasance for a living, but a man playing a game that’s illegal only because it didn’t occur in a casino is hardly a crime wave.

WFAN–08/04/2011

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A-Rod To Cooperate With MLB’s Investigation Into Illegal Poker Games

Richard Rubenstein, A-Rod’s publicist, said in a statement Thursday morning that a Star Magazine report, which claims several people saw A-Rod playing in games hosted at Hollywood hotels and residences, contains “numerous factual inaccuracies.”

WFAN–08/04/2011

Alex Rodriguez

Spokesman: A-Rod Never Played In Illegal Poker Game

NEW YORK (AP) — A spokesman for Yankees star Alex Rodriguez says the slugger never played in the illegal celebrity poker games that ensnared such stars as Tobey Maguire. Star Magazine reported Friday several people […]

07/02/2011

Ralph Mastrantonio, left,  is seen in the garage of the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building Thursday, June 2, 2011 in New York.  Mastrantonio, a retired New York City Police Department sergeant, was one of  15 people, including two firefighters, who were arrested in connection with a New York City gambling ring, according to federal authorities. (credit: Henny Ray Abrams/AP)

NYPD Detective, Two Firefighters Arrested In Staten Island Gambling Ring Bust

The suspects were taken into custody Thursday morning. They’re accused of running illegal card games on Staten Island.

06/02/2011

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52 Pickup: Mets’ Collins To Crack Down On Card Playing

52-Card Pickup just took on a new meaning in the Mets’ clubhouse. New manager Terry Collins unveiled his rules to the team on Monday, and according to the NY Post, a crackdown on pre-game card playing is in order.

WFAN–02/21/2011