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  • Players compete during the seventh day of the main event at the 43rd annual World Series of Poker July 16 at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. (Associated Press)

    Online poker fans ready to deal

    The Obama administration may have called off the game more than a year ago, but the nation's poker partisans are still looking for a deal.


  • Professional online poker player Robert Fellner is seen on the roof of his Las Vegas apartment building Tuesday. Fellner, who left his job at a New Jersey dry cleaners four years ago to move to play online poker professionally, has seen his bankroll grow to $280,000. But since the government essentially shut down the poker industry with a prosecution against executives of the main companies, Fellner and others like him worry they'll never see their money again. (Associated Press)

    Online players frustrated by poker crackdown

    The cards have gone cold on the nation's booming poker industry since the Justice Department reshuffled the deck with a stunning crackdown on online poker gambling sites.


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