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WSOP 2020 Summer is on with 85 Online Bracelets to Win

“It wouldn’t be Summer without WSOP” Hearts were uplifted when WSOP exec Ty Stewart confirmed the WSOP poker online tournament was on for Summer 2020. With massive prize pools, first-time online event coverage and the chance to win 85 coveted WSOP 2020 bracelets. WSOP events will run over two months…

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The Guest Blog

A menagerie of poker pros, celebrities, poker writers and industry figures. Christmas Presents That Don't Suck for Poker Players Created By: Nikki Van de Weijer Posted in: The Guest Blog If you’ve stumbled across this article, you most likely have a poker player in your life and no idea what to get…

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Positively Nerd Street

Pr0n for the poker nerd: Hardware, software, and gadgets More Blogs: Blog Can Brain Training Software Improve Your Poker Game Blog Tech Tips How To Take Great Poker Photos Rant Late Reg Ing Tournaments Is Just Plain Stupid Rant Smoking Is Killing You And Your Poker Ev Rant Stack Your…

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Tech Tips: How to Take Great Poker Photos

Taking photos of people playing a card game while trying to remain absolutely still in a controlled environment sounds like one heck of an easy photography gig.  And yet there are thousands of bad poker photos circulating the Internet. At PokerListings we’ve been photographing poker tournaments around the world for…

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Souvenirs of Malta: What to Bring Home (Besides $) from BOM

Besides a pile of cash and loads of unforgettable moments, you'll also want to bring some souvenirs home from the Battle of Malta. Souvenirs form the backbone of every world travellers’ portfolio and if you haven’t got a rack (or a box in the back of the closet) full of worthless junk…

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2019 WSOP Results | Hossein Ensan Wins WSOP Main Event

The 2019 WSOP was the 50th anniversary of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas and, fittingly, there was a dazzling array of bracelet events on the schedule. By the time the Main Event…

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Watch Daniel Negreanu's Daily WSOP Vlogs Right Here!

First, Negreanu married his girlfriend Amanda Leatherman in “the social event of the season” back on May 19. Then he kicked off the 2019 WSOP in his first event, the $10k Super Turbo Bounty, with his first final table of the summer.

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How to Beat Poker in Red Dead Redemption 2: Missions, Cheats & Locations

Red Dead Redemption 2 will send you on the proverbial emotional roller coaster. RDR2 will both exhilarate you and break your heart. Want to make money playing poker in Red Dead Redemption 2? Get locations, cheats, missions & tips for poker mini-games in RDR2 here. Poker in Red Dead Redemption…

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John Cynn Wins WSOP 2018 Main Event for $8.8m

When you once outlast over 6,700 players and finish 11th in the $10,000 WSOP Main Event, you might think you’ve used up all of your poker run good once and for all. Not John Cynn….

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How Poker Got Its Bad Name: Sol Smith & the Steamboat Hustle

You know how poker keeps trying to get rid of its reputation of being a 'shady' game played by 'shady' people in 'shady' places? Sure you do. But how did poker get that rep in the first place? We’re going back to the Wild West and the early days of…

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Mark Cloud
2019-12-12 04:11:36

I’m running a poker league that sends a handful of players to the wsop every summer. Last month we hand a dispute on a ruling and was hopeful you could help resolve it.

For starters you need to know we all individually deal on our button so there is no professional dealer.

On this hand, one player stated he ‘was pretty sure he saw a face card’ dealt to another player. He didn’t know exactly what card, just a face card in general. The other player did not want to burn the card because the exact card was not known.

How specific does this need to be? Can a player say ‘ I saw a black card’ and expect the card to be burned?


Arved Klöhn
2019-12-12 11:35:49

The situation you described does not qualify for a burn card. The player in question only offered a guess what he might have seen and apparently has not seen the exact card. If you allow for the card to be burned in this situation you will have to allow a card to be burned whenever a player randomly claims he might have seen a card.

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