Articles by Wendeen Eolis

Gaming/Poker Articles

DOUGLAS TIROLA DOES POKER

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper April 10, 2012 Last week, the eagerly awaited poker documentary, All In: The Poker Movie finally hit the big screen. Director Douglas Tirola’s ambitious project was delayed almost a year so as to allow sufficient time to follow through with additional interviews that would explain not only the events of Poker’s […]
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THE POKER PLAYERS ALLIANCE: TRANSITION IN PROGRESS

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper March 27, 2012 Down the boardwalk from the recent World Series of Poker Circuit event in Atlantic City, a troop of online poker forum contributors — “ARGERS” — were whooping it up at the annual ATLARGE banquet. The dinner was sponsored by PokerStars. The keynote speaker was John […]
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FTP-TAPIE DEAL: LATE ARRIVING INVESTOR ON BOARD

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper March 2, 2012 This morning, Group Bernard Tapie Counsel Behn Dayanim spoke to Poker Player Newspaper, reconfirming his renewed “significant confidence in the prospects of completing the deal” for his client to acquire the Full Tilt brand. He notes, “It could occur before the end of the first […]
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WHO SAYS POKER IS A GAME OF SKILL?

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper February 28, 2012 Any poker player worth his salt knows better than to say, “When I win, it is skill, and when I lose, it is luck,” but until the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, by and large, the poker community ignored the […]
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POKERSTARS: WALLS OF SECRECY TUMBLE

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper February 14, 2012 As a privately held company, the walls of secrecy surrounding senior management and the operations of Poker Stars were rarely challenged before the United States Department of Justice cracked down on online poker last year. In the Government’s April 15, 2011 indictment, the US Attorney […]
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TAPIE DEAL: 50 MILLION DOLLARS SHORT?

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper February 07, 2012 NEW YORK (February 07, 2012) Today, Wendeen Eolis reports on the latest and gravest developments in the Group Bernard Tapie proposed acquisition of Full Tilt Poker which calls for GBT to pay the US Department of Justice 80 million dollars  to acquire the assets of FTP, per agreement reached by […]
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TAPIE NAMES PROS IN DEBT TO FULL TILT

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper February 2, 2012 Tapie counsel, Behn Dayanim has revealed to PPN the names of several high profile players who owe Full Tilt Poker millions of dollars. All but one of the players, is publicly associated with Full Tilt.  The names of these players is being withheld by PPN […]
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TAPIE-FULL TILT POKER DEAL HITS PAY DIRT

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper January 26, 2012 No formal confirmations of additional investors yet, but the noise is ever louder today; Group Bernard Tapie has  lined up at least one moneyman “ready to punt.”  According to several generally informed sources familiar with weeks of efforts to raise more funds, GBT has locked […]
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POKER STARS IS TOO BIG TO HIDE INTERNAL NEWS

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper January 18, 2012 Special Note: This article updates the author’s breaking news and follow-up story about PokerStars CEO Gabi Campos’ departure plans, taking into account relevant communications – not marked confidential – between Poker Stars and the reporter. Updated (01/20/2012) The Parade of Unsung Departures In a personal email to this […]
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POKER STARS CEO GABI CAMPOS IS OFF THE GRID

By Wendeen H. Eolis Poker Player Newspaper January 16, 2012 The current whereabouts of Gabriel Campos Woslovsky, Chief Executive Officer of PokerStars, are murky; only his closest associates may know his GPS location. But the buzz emanating from the Isle of Man offices of PokerStars is loud and clear; Gabi Campos, as he is better […]
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