Monthly Archives: June 2012

Former Bryn Mawr
Man Out of Big One

Former Bryn Mawr businessman Dan Shak was eliminated from the Big One for One Drop charity poker tournament at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas in 23rd place. The tournament required a $1 million buy-in and the winner will get more than $18 million. There were 48 entrants,...
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Daily Fantasy Sports:
Power Outage

That’s not a pun in the title—or a reflection of the offensive output of the last team I put together. The heat wave sweeping the East has caused power outages in my part of the world and so I am unable to really look at games today with the same...
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Bensalem’s Kerstetter
Still in Ladies Event

Bensalem’s Jamie Kerstetter made it to the second day of the Ladies’ Championship at the World Series of Poker on Saturday but she’s one of the short stacks with about 10,000 chips. Kerstetter sit at 94th among the 117 players remaining. Interestingly, the two chip leaders are both from France,...
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Online Whiz Herm
Cashes at WSOP

Online poker whiz Mark Herm, of Chesterbrook, cashed in a World Series of Poker event for more than $5,700. Herm was regarded as one of the top Internet poker players in the world prior to the federal crackdown on Internet poker in April 2011. Northeast Philly’s Amanda Musumeci, who won...
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Daily Fantasy Sports:
TGIF

I am going to enjoy this weekend. Last night was good. Trevor Bauer did not deliver a lot of points for $2,100 at Fan Duel last night, but he freed up enough salary to stock teams in expert leagues, and I won 2 of 3 5-man leagues. Let’s look for...
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Marlton’s Buzgon
Cashes at WSOP

Daniel Buzgon, of Marlton, N.J., finished 12th in an event at the World Series of Poker on Thursday collecting $14,477 in a $1,500 buy-in ante-only no-limit hold’em event. The event marked the third time during the current WSOP that Buzgon has earned a cash and attracted 939 entrants with an...
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Philly’s Klodnicki 2nd
In Players Champ.

Philadelphia poker pro Chris Klodnicki finished second in the Poker Players Championship at the World Series of Poker on Thursday winning nearly 4897,000, the biggest cash of his career. Klodnicki lost to Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, of Miramar, Fla., in heads-up play. Mizrachi, who won the same event in 2010...
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Entertainment Lineup
At Borgata Fri., Sat.

The Borgata’s more intimate show settings will be feature a range of entertainment this weekend. On Friday, The John Oates Band will perform at The Music Box in the Borgata on Friday night. Best known for his music as part of Hall & Oates, the New York-born and Philly-raised musician...
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Del. Park Racing
Cancelled for Sat.

Racing at Delaware Park has been cancelled for Saturday. Acting upon the recommendation of the Chief Commission Veterinarian for the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, Delaware Park has cancelled the live racing card scheduled for this Saturday, June 30, due to the excessive heat forecasted for the region, according to a...
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Delaware Gov. Puts
Gambling on Internet

Delaware is poised to be the first state to offer casino style gambling on the Internet as Gov. Jack Markell signed online gaming legislation on Thursday. The bill that would allow for intrastate Internet gambling passed in the state Senate, 14-6, on Wednesday. The measure had already passed in the...
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