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There’s all kinds of poker news: What tournaments are coming up, what high hand and other promotions are going on, who won the big events … and, of course, those stories of that donkey who sucked out and hit a two-outer for all your chips. Here’s the spot.

‘Fun in the Sun’ begins Monday at Seminole Hard Rock

'Fun in the Sun' poker starts at Hard Rock Monday The sixth annual Fun in the Sun  Poker Open, a series of eight events, begins Monday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Unlike other Seminole Hard Rock series, this one is low-key, with the biggest guarantee...

Hawkins wins third WSOPC ring this year

Maurice Hawkins of West Palm Beach became the first player in the history of the World Series of Poker Circuit Series to win three Circuit main events in one year. Hawkins defeated a 261-player field Monday at the Palm Beach Kennel Club to earn his eighth career...

Pro TJ Shulman wins WSOP Circuit ring

TJ Shulman wins WSOP Circuit event South Florida poker pro TJ Shulman  defeated 193 players, including a tough final table, to win Event No, 8 ($580 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em) Thursday at the Palm Beach Kennel Club in West Palm Beach. Shulman, of Boynton Beach,...

South Floridian Wong out in eighth at WSOP

South Floridian Wong finishes eighth at WSOP South Floridian Jerry Wong had a pair of jacks and a short stack, so of course all of his chips were going to end up in the middle of the table. But Vojtech Ruzicka had pocket queens, which ended Wong’s run at the World...

Big poker series in November at Seminole Hard Rock

Poker players prepare to Rock 'n' Roll The Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open is less than a month away, with a very wide spectrum of tournaments: One event costs $50,000 to enter. Another costs less than one percent of that amount. The series of 14 tournaments runs Nov. 16-30....

Poker: Gulfstream snacks, Hard Rock deep stack

Poker: Gulfstream specials, Hard Rock, Dania, Hialeah, Mardi Gras events It's a good weekend for poker. Heck, it's a good month for poker. Here are some South Florida opportunities. Gulfstream Park has food and beverage specials starting at 7 p.m. weekdays. It’s free...

$101K guarantee at Hialeah Park

$101K guarantee at Hialeah Park Hialeah Park has a $101,000 guarantee tournament players can enter at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 19-24. Survivors then play at noon Sept. 25. Entry is $155 and first place is guaranteed $35,000 The Coco Poker Open will begin a 12-day run...

Magic City regular wins PPC main event

PPC tour brings action to Magic City Casino Magic City regular Sergio Giha won the main event Sunday in the first PPC series to be held in Miami-Dade County. The PPC, created by Broward residents Bryan Oulton and Sandy Swartzbaugh, consists of 26 stops across the...