Monthly Archives: April 2012

NFL Draft Odds,
LB top Position

Here are predictions for the order of Thursday’s NFL draft and odds on other draft developments, according to The likelihood of quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III going 1-2 is unbettable because it’s a for-sure, the oddsmakers say. Player with best odds to be . . . #1...
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Phoenixville’s Frese
Wins Parx Opener

Phoenixville’s Aaron Frese captured the opening event of the Parx Spring Showdown for more than $12,000 on Tuesday. Frese won a $340 buy-in no-limit hold’em re-entry that drew 180 entrants. In heads-up play, Frese bested Steve Lemma, of Rockaway, N.J., who collected nearly $8,400. Frese has at least one other...
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Poker Movie Available
For Internet Downlaod

The documentary All In—The Poker Movie is currently running at a theater in Lansdowne, Delaware County, at Cinema 16:9 through April 26. The film has had a limited run on the big screen but starting Tuesday, April 24, it will be available through Intenet download. The movie is described promotionally...
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Downingtown Player
Writes Happy Ending

Self-admitted “failed novelist” Scott Waddell, of Downingtown in Chester County, was the winner at the Borgata’s Spring Open Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo event pocketing $9,625 on April 12. Second place went to Mike Fujita, of Albany, N.Y. Waddell bested a field of 81 players in the $400 buy-in event that...
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Borgata Spring Open
Drew Nearly 7K Entries

The Borgata Spring Open that just ended attracted nearly 7,000 entries and about $3.58 million in prize pool money with the biggest winner being Jia Liu, from Brooklyn, N.Y., who won more than $312,000 in the tournament series championship. Liu, 25, was the winner among a field of 520 in...
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Buffett A.C. Tix
On Sale April 28

Tickets for Jimmy Buffett’s one-night appearance in Atlantic City in August go on sale at 10 a.m. on April 28. Tickets will be available at, at all Ticketmaster outlets, and charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Prices will range from $81.85 to $252, fees included, according to the Ticketmaster website....
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Philly Player 6thAt Borgata for $6.7K

Philadelphia’s Harold Vasquez finished sixth for $6,751 in an event at the Borgata Spring Open Wednesday. The $200 buy in- no-limit hold’em deep stack tournament, Event No. 19 in the Borgata spring series, drew 920 entries. James Sloat of Halethorpe, Md., won the event for more than $34,000. Besides Vasquez,...
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Should Lottery Winners
Always be Identified

In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, winners have to be identified. By Bill Ordine Editor The third winning ticket in the biggest lottery in history was accounted for when a retired couple from a small town in Illinois was announced as winners on Wednesday. The lucky folks are Merle and...
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Harrah’s Chester Offers
‘Big One’ Satellite

The road to the biggest prize in poker tournament history begins at Harrah’s Chester next month, and some lucky players will get to take the first steps for free. “All the planets would have to align,” said Harrah’s Chester poker room manager Bruce Dixon, “but it is possible to win...
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NE Philly Player
Cashes 4 Times

Northeast Philadelphia’s Amanda Musumeci picked up four cashes and important World Series of Poker Circuit leaderboard points in St. Louis over the last two weeks. Musumeci, who went deep in last year’s WSOP Main Event for 62nd place, skipped the Borgata Spring Open in Atlantic City to pursue WSOP Circuit...
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