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Not only are you joining NPPL as a player in tournaments but as a community member with the chance to win fantastic prizes! Come on down and check it One practice that is very prevalent in New Zealand, and very destructive to good poker, is the practise of holding raffles for extra chips at the beginning of a tournament. Cigar Bar with Full Liquor! West side of the road, north of Northlake Blvd Nice atmosphere inside, the former site of Hog Snappers. Current Season - Season 3, Jun 18, - Oct 14, This may be done by means of "drinks cards", but is also often done in an informal or ad hoc way.

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The Home of Monday Night Raw!!! Brand new sports bar located on US1 in North Palm! West side of the road, north of Northlake Blvd Nice atmosphere inside, the former site of Hog Snappers. Draft House has many craft beers on draft from local breweries to choose from. Drink hands and scratch off bounties! The Mecca of bar poker in Florida!

If you haven't played here yet, come this week! Right across from Roger Dean stadium in Abacoa. Right across from Roger Dean stadium in beautiful Abacoa! Congradulations Alexa Veneziale Bar Leader! Laid back local sports bar on Donald Ross in Juno Beach area. Everyone's favorite, Fiddle, once again serving us. Great food, atmosphere and enivronment. Awesome atmosphere, food, drinks and staff. Congratulations to John Cook for winning this seasons bar leader.

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Patio has fans, tv's, and games will be non smoking. American food and exciting drinks in an atmosphere that provides an energizing feeling any day of the week.

V 's everywhere for anything you wanna watch! Current Season - Season 3, Jun 18, - Oct 14, Last Day For Points. Keep me logged in. Use of Additional Golden Tickets - Players will need one golden ticket to play at the event. Players are allowed to use up to 5 additional Golden Tickets at extra units per ticket for a maximum of 5, extra chips.

If a player has 3 extra Golden Tickets then they would receive an add-on of We are a FREE poker league which is creating a live social game where players can experience the same fun and excitement as the WSOP without risking anything of value.

There are also a few games, referred to as "minor league" games, which are not played under standard APL rules, but which provide qualifiers to APL's monthly finals. These typically involve an entry fee. I don't know at this stage whether or not the "minor league" games will continue their association with APL. The So Bar is no longer hosting poker. The Bellevue Gardens and the Glass House will carry on as independent games.

At this stage the games are indepdendent, and not part of a league. If anyone knows more about this than I do please feel free to leave me a comment.

Meantime, I'll update my "where to play" entries. Posted by Wellington Poker Guy at Links to this post Email This BlogThis!

Existing APL games will most likely carry on as independent games. I'll keep you updated. Friday, 16 September Raffles suck. One practice that is very prevalent in New Zealand, and very destructive to good poker, is the practise of holding raffles for extra chips at the beginning of a tournament. But the players want a fair competition, where skill rather than spending power is the deciding factor. It's a fine balancing act, and to some extent all leagues are forced to compromise the fairness and integrity of the game to serve the interests of their hosts.

But the practice of holding raffles for extra chips is an abomination for any serious poker player, and is possibly illegal under the Gambling Act By the way I am in no way affiliated with APL. The majority of pub poker games in New Zealand, especially those run by poker leagues, are free-rolls.

There is no entry fee; the intention is to circumvent the Gambling Act by falling outside the legal definition of "Gambling". Typically there will be no monetary prize; the league will instead award the winning players merchandise such as card protectors, and a qualification for a final event, usually held once per month.

The host venue may also award a bar tab. The league usually offers incentives to the players to support the bar by awarding extra chips for food and drink purchases. This may be done by means of "drinks cards", but is also often done in an informal or ad hoc way.