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"Where is the sin?  We bet.  It has all been passed down that there is a God.  We bet our life on it.  We calculate the odds, the return that we shall sit with the saints in Paradise.  Our anxiety about our bet wakes us before dawn in a cold sweat  and God sees us suffer.  I cannot believe that such a God, whose fundamental requirement of us that we gamble our mortal souls - it's true that we stake everything on the fact of His existence - I cannot believe that such a God can look unkindly on a chap wagering a few quid on the likelihood of a dumb animal crossing the line first unless it might be considered a blaspheme to apply to a common pleasure that which is divine.  Shall we play?"

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This Week's Best Bet

One Green Gamble PokerPulse WON't accept. Help us stop B.C. 'BILLIES from turning Kootenai Brown's Waterton-Glacier area - a pristine World Heritage Site since 1995 - into an open-pit coal mine! Unbelievably, Frostbacks in British Columbia, who have access to some of the world's last remaining undisturbed wilderness, can't wait to destroy it. Federal politicians have tried unsuccessfully for years to turn it into parkland but Premier Gordon Campbell now with help from Conservative Stephen Harper wants to keep the area open for business and at least one mining firm is poised to start digging.View an excerpt of the story and add your voice to the protest before the 'BILLIES get their crazy, wrong-headed way. Click here to join our Gamble Green Campaign to benefit the David Suzuki Foundation battling climate change.

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This Week's Top Story

Another Reason Why PokerPulse Has Had UltimateBet / Absolute in the X Category For Years!!. Quote for a Washingtonpost.com story:

In reporting his two-part series about online poker, Inside Bet, Post writer Gilbert M. Gaul learned that the two big cheating scandals occurred at Web sites owned by the same person -- Joseph Tokwiro Norton, former grand chief of the Kahnawake Mohawk tribe located on a reservation near Montreal.

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PokerPulse in the news
Some past news stories quoting PokerPulse are listed below:
  • BUSINESS 2.0 November 2003 story The Card SHARKS from SILICON VALLEY includes a side bar "VIRUTAL SMOKE-FILLED ROOMS" by Thomas Mucha that uses PokerPulse estimates for the number of unique real money players online between March 2003 and September 2003. View the first page of this story online here (full story is only available to BUSINESS 2.0 subscribers).
  • Wall Street Journal October 16, 2003 story Making a Bet That Skill Poker Isn't Gambling by Julia Angwin, used PokerPulse estimates for the number of real money player sessions per month.
  • The ecommerce-guide.com story Aces Over Kings: How to Make a Million at E-Commerce by Beth Cox, identifies PokerPulse as an information source for would be online players.
  • Sports Illustrated story SI.com - SI Exclusive - Richard Hoffer: The Prime-Timing of Texas Hold 'em (09.23.2003)
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