Tag Archives: Jose macedo
- Merge welcomes new US action, gets spanked by eCOGRA over compliance claim
October 13, 2011
After putting the brakes on accepting new US customers shortly after Black Friday, poker skins on the Merge Gaming Network are apparently ready to re-open the floodgates. Citing ‘sources close to the network,’ PokerUpdate.com claimed Merge would be accepting new Yanks (unless they live in the District of Columbia, Kentucky,...
- David Rheem first Epic Poker League champ; more Macedo questions for Lock
August 14, 2011
The fledgling Epic Poker League has its first Main Event champion. David ‘Chino’ Rheem earned the Champion’s Ring and $1m for topping the other five final tablers Friday night at the Palms in Las Vegas. Erik Seidel was runner-up, earning $604k, while the rest of the final table cashed as...
- José ‘Girah’ Macedo scandal: Qureshi takes a walk, Lock faces questions
August 11, 2011
The Merge Gaming Network will resume accepting new US poker players this week. (As Sportsbook.com leads, the Merge Gaming Network follows. It’s like they’re dating or something.) Merge had soaked up the most liquidity gains since PokerStars, Full Tilt and others quit the US market following Black Friday, but stopped...
- Lock Poker pro José ‘Girah’ Macedo caught scamming HSNL players for $30k
August 7, 2011
The 2+2 online poker forums are abuzz with news that Lock Poker pro José ‘Girah’ Macedo has confessed to having scammed multiple online players in high-stakes no-limit action on the iPoker network. (View the 2+2 thread here.) A player who goes by the name ‘jajay1963’ on iPoker claims that he...
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December 4, 2010
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April 27, 2013
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April 20, 2015
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January 14, 2014