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...of organizing a series of high-stakes illegal poker games at a building in Everett. A raid turned up numerous players, poker chips and more than $33,000 in cash. Prosecutors said Gravalese told police he was the organizer and promoter of the card game. His...
New information tonight on that big illegal gambling raid in Athens. Police raided three businesses Wednesday after a long investigation into commercial gambling operations in their jurisdiction. It's the second police sting operation in the last four months.
24-Hour News 8 has learned new details about what police are calling organized illegal gambling operation. Now, detectives are saying that a University of Indianapolis professor called police because he was concerned that his students were losing tuition money on bad bets at a nearby poker house.
A man who admits to taking part in a brazen daylight raid on a poker tournament in Berlin surrendered to authorities and identified three accomplices who remain on the run. (March 17)
EPT Berlin Robbery. EPT Statement: There has been an armed robbery today at the EPT Berlin. No one is hurt seriously. We hope to be able to determine the tournament record by 16 clock time again. The police. If you have photos or video recordings that can assist the police, then please contact as soon as the organizers of the EPT.
Spektakulärer Raub in der Hauptstadt: Mehrere maskierte Männer stürmen das Berliner Luxushotel "Grand Hyatt" am Potsdamer Platz und räumen einen Teil des Millionen-Jackpots ab. Die Bande soll mit Kalaschnikows und Handgranaten bewaffnet gewesen sein. Armed robbers have stormed a luxury hotel in central Berlin where a poker tournament was taking place, German police say. One report said the gang - armed with assault rifles and hand grenades - made off with the tournament jackpot of 800000 euros ($1.1m; £726000). Several people were injured in the ensuing panic, although none of them seriously. About 1000 poker players are taking part in the five-day tournament. "Several masked, armed individuals entered the Grand Hyatt Hotel and fled with a haul of money," police spokeswoman Heidi Vogt said. She declined to say how much had been taken but Berlin's Tageszeitung newspaper reported on its website that the gang had taken 800000 euros. 'Panic' Participant Tobias Reinkemeier said there was panic when the robbers broke in. There was panic at the Grand Hyatt Hotel when the gang burst in "They screamed 'armed robbery'," he said. "We didn't know what was going on. Then there was panic and everyone jumped underneath tables before they tried to escape through the emergency exit." The attack happened at about 1430 local time (1330GMT). Four robbers entered from Potsdamer Platz while two others kept watch, Tageszeitung reported. Images of the chaotic scenes were broadcast by the private ...
The PokerStars European Poker Tour became the victim of a robbery Saturday when as many as six armed men stormed the Grand Hyatt Berlin where EPT Berlin is being held. Panic struck at the event when four masked men reportedly armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and hand grenades raided the hotel with two others standing guard outside just after 2 pm local time. Berlin tabloid BZ has reported as much as €800000 was stolen before the culprits took off across the Marlene-Dietrich-Platz in front of the hotel blending into the crowd at the nearby Potsdamer Platz Arcades. Although none were seriously hurt, the newspaper claims as many as eight security personnel suffered minor injuries, including one security officer who briefly detained one of the men before being pistol whipped. PokerStars released the following statement. "An armed robbery by 5-6 men took place today at EPT Berlin." The statement reads. "Nobody was seriously injured. We hope to restart all events at 4 pm local time. A police investigation is underway. If you have video footage or photographs that could help the police, please contact the EPT organizers as soon as possible." A stampede of players and floor staff running for safety was seen on the EPT Live broadcast before play was suspended. According to BZ, mass hysteria ensued when one of the gunmen shouted that he had a bomb. There were approximately 22 players left in the event when the incident occurred. Tournament staff was in the process of verifying ...
Schwer bewaffnete Männer haben am Samstagnachmittag um 14.15 Uhr die Luxus-Absteige am Potsdamer Platz gestürmt. Sie hatten Maschinenpistolen, Handgranaten und Macheten dabei! Laut Polizei konnten die Täter Geld erbeuten und sind damit geflüchtet. Über die Summe machte die Polizei keine Angaben. Nach Informationen der Tageszeitung BZ handelt es sich um 800 000 Euro! Die Bande sammelte offenbar Einsätze von den Tischen ein. Laut BZ waren vier Täter in das Hotel ein gedrungen, während zwei weitere vor dem Eingang Schmiere standen. Es kam zu tumultartigen Szenen. Ein Wachmann konnte einen der Räuber für kurze Zeit festhalten. Ein Mittäter soll dem Mann laut Augenzeugen dann mit einer Waffe auf den Kopf geschlagen haben, um seinen Kompagnon freizukriegen. Die Täter flohen zuerst zu Fuß, tauchten im Getümmel der Potsdamer-Platz-Arkaden unter. Danach stiegen sie laut Polizei in einen schwarzen Mercedes, brausten davon! Das Pokerturnier war bereits am Dienstag mit fast 1000 Teilnehmern gestartet, es geht um eine Siegprämie von einer Million Euro. Die prominentesten Teilnehmer sind bereits ausgeschieden. Der ehemalige Tennisprofi Boris Becker musste seinen Platz am Tisch ebenso schnell räumen wie die Fernsehmoderatorin und Buchautorin Charlotte Roche. Auch Titelverteidigerin Sandra Naujoks war schon in der Nacht zum Donnerstag gescheitert. European Poker Tour Berlin has just been robbed by six gunmen with machine guns. It is alleged that they have made off with less than a ...
Shocking Pictures: www.fuckhuiswerk.nl www.fuckhuiswerk.nl www.fuckhuiswerk.nl www.fuckhuiswerk.nl www.fuckhuiswerk.nl www.fuckhuiswerk.nl The 2010 PokerStars.net EPT Berlin came to an abrupt halt in the action around 2:30 pm local time on Saturday when a group of armed men raided the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin where the tournament is being held. The men were after money and no one was seriously injured in the incident. After a small group of people came running down the long hallway towards the media room upstairs on the second floor of the hotel in a stir of commotion, some of the members of the media walked the other way to see what was going on. It was soon noticed that two masked men were fighting with security guards at the opposite end of the hallway. One of the men broke free and began running down the hallway towards the media members with what looked to be some sort of weapon in his hand. He was wearing a black winter jacket and a black ski mask. The members of the media ran back to the media room where the group barricaded themselves behind the doors and stayed until things calmed down. On the other end of the hallway next to where the men and security were wrestling was the tournament ballroom and mass hysteria ensued. Sam Chartier recalled Johannes Strassmann bursting through the doors back into the room leap frogging chairs and tables and yelling in German. Although Chartier said he couldn't understand what Strassmann was saying, because of the language ...
...didn't file state taxes in 2007 is because police seized his computers and other personal papers after the February 2008 raid on his home. Also, the "gambling device" he admitted to possessing was poker chips, which he purchased at Wal-Mart along with his...
The Delaware News Journal
...of poker king Joe Hachem has criticised the Australian Taxation Office as heavy-handed after investigators backed by armed police raided his home. Tony Hachem said he was left in shock by the raid on his Melbourne home on Wednesday, likening it to a scene...
...wagering. A judge in South Carolina last week, agreed with the argument. The decision in a case involving a 2006 police raid on a home poker game in Charleston was the third time in recent weeks a judge came to that finding. In January, courts in Pennsylvania...
Las Vegas Review-Journal | LVRJ.com
In April 2006, police raided a poker game in a private home on Glencoe Street and the five players are the last of about two dozen cited in the raid. A decision is expected on Thursday Feb.19th. More info: snipurl.com
...a primary question: Is poker a game of chance or one that involves skill and therefore legal under the law? "The typical police raid of these games ... is to literally burst into a home in SWAT gear with guns drawn and treat poker players like a bunch of high-level...
The Washington Post
excerpt: "A Tucson couple is facing charges after authorities raided a Midtown poker room and two homes Tuesday. This past summer Club Royale opened on Campbell Avenue. In August, police and the Arizona Gaming Commission infiltrated the club with undercover agents after receiving several complaints." (for full article: snipurl.com
...for running a prohibited gambling operation. Logan Wight Dungan operated a National Poker Challenge franchise, which was raided in November 2007 that followed an undercover investigation by police. Five people were arrested after the initial raid but the 38-year-old...
...seized 36 illegal poker machines from three North Versailles businesses after a Thursday night raid and plan to charge six people with gambling violations. Allegheny County police Superintendent Charles Moffatt said the raid followed a four-month undercover...
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News clip of a police raid on a bar hosting poker games in Yonkers, NY. (03/24/08) Article on the raid available here: tinyurl.com
"Last week police say they busted in during a game night catching 20 people playing cards and betting on sporting events, all with the house keeping a cut of the money." (02/01/08)
Drew Carey reports on the paramilitary-style raid by police on a poker game at a Dallas VFW post, which has been forced to close its doors. Visit Reason.tv.
Florida police said 62-year-old Dennis Michael Turner was killed overnight when two masked men stormed into the house on Mill Run Drive and demanded money during a poker game. (10/16/07)
Police arrested 15 people at the scene and the district attorney's office charged them with engaging in organized crime. (10/05/07)
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"The building was used for a number of poker games, such as Texas Hold 'Em, blackjack and roulette. The establishment hosted several big tournaments a year, with large amounts of money bet and 40 to 50 people participating in the games." (09/10/07)
A Greensburg lawyer is trying to recover more than $11000 and other property that was confiscated after state police raided a Texas Hold'em poker tournament he operated at a fire hall. (08/20/07)
God (Robert Morley) may be the almighty but when his old enemy the Devil (Robert Helpmann) makes a collect call from down below his curiosity gets the better of him. The Devil is proposing a second round of the contest for mans immortal soul. God accepts in the hope that this time the Devil and all he stands for may be eliminated forever. He briefs the Archangel Gabriel (Jon Gadsby) to pick a suitable young lad to start things off in the Garden of Eden. Adam Smith (Roger Wilson) wrestles with his graduation speech over the noise of the fraternity party downstairs. Shy and bespectacled, he needs encouragement from Chuck to risk the strip poker and beer drinking contest. When Adam trips on the stairs and falls, literally, head over heals into the arms of Eve (Diane Franklin), an equally reluctant English Major. Adam, all fingers and thumbs spills a drink over Eve and she has to rush to his room to change. The police raid the house and Adam finds himself being arrested by State Trooper Gabriel. He thinks he is being taken in but instead arrives in the Garden of Eden. Of course he is innocent, naked and has no awareness of his previous life. The stunningly beautiful Eve emerges from a limpid pool and together examine the mysteries of the Garden and the differences in their anatomies. Gabriel keeps watch from a nearby hill. All is serene until a friendly neighborhood snake -- The Devil in disguise -- seduces Eve into eating apple. Adam has, of course, been warned by Gabriel ...
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...December, Hill led raids on about a dozen massage parlors in Clayton County. The Poker Palace is the second large-scale gambling raid in metro Atlanta this week. Roswell police arrested 27 people at a weekly poker party at a home in a neighborhood off Holcomb...
Atlanta Journal Constitution
...poker tournament in Charleston. A House Judiciary Committee sent the proposal back to subcommittee without debate. Last April, police raided a poker game in Mount Pleasant that was advertised on a Web site. Authorities handed out citations and seized nearly...
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...of Costa Rican police searched his multimillion-dollar mansion near San Jose this weekend. Suspecting an illegal poker game was going on inside, they seized computers and several discs. Mr. Ayre, the scion of a humble Saskatchewan farmer, said...
Globe and Mail
...site, told Reuters a television company was filming a party at his mansion as part of a celebrity poker tournament, but police thought unlicensed gambling was taking place there. Police seized a laptop computer and small files containing organizational...