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CPPT Venetian DeepStack Showdown Main Event Starts Friday at Noon

The Card Player Poker Tour has teamed up with The Venetian in Las Vegas for the second year of the DeepStack Showdown poker tournament series. The 30-event festival runs from Wednesday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, ...


Oh, What A Night!

by Linda Johnson |  Published: Oct 10, 2018

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Sept. 6, 2018, is a night I will never forget. The documentary, Cracking Aces: A Woman’s Place at the Table, made its debut in Las Vegas on the big screen at the Orleans Casino. This 67-minute film about women in poker played to a sold-out crowd as part of the Silver State Film Festival. Prior to the screening there were many photos taken on the red carpet. After the film, a panel consisting of some of the women in the film answered questions from the audience and then there was an after-party at the Bailiwick Gastropub. The idea for this documentary began totally by chance one night almost five years ago. My best friend Jan Fisher and I were having dinner at Benihana’s and were seated at a hibachi table with three total strangers to us: Jim and Sheryl Gilmore, and Tracy Halcomb. After some chit chat, we learned that ...


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