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Turkey is a corrupt, Islamist regime that cannot be trusted to defend the alliance, at least not until there is a leadership and political change in-country. As Congress and the Trump administration announce sanctions and tariffs on just about every country in the world, it should be noted that this will be the last time the U.

There have been many theories behind the president's decision to reverse sanctions against Chinese telecom giant ZTE, and allow it to survive and deal with American companies. The Western media have made a big deal about the threat from Vladimir Putin's Russia. But as I've written before, even though it could, it's not Moscow that is threatening to destroy the United States and Israel.

Special counsel Robert Mueller is going after a group in Washington. They have one single crime. They are Trump Republicans. I've written many times before about how you have to look at the consequences of a politician's actions and policies to judge his priorities, not his oratory. Major League Baseball brings its annual summer All-Star classic to our nation's capital this week. Imagine for a moment that Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's attorney, went to witnesses in the Mueller special investigation and said, "The president will give you fill in the blank , if you will give evidence and testify favorably for the president.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to European capitals went forward this week, despite the brazen incident, in a bid to save the nuclear accord with Europe and the lucrative business deals Tehran hopes go along with it. The delegates are gathering at a time when every measure of the coming end of the Iranian regime is moving in the right direction -- in numbers, effectiveness, attention and even the gravitas of the speakers.

In the summer of , the Congressional Tea Party caucus held a meeting on Capitol Hill and invited the leaders of about 20 Tea Party groups. The meeting was to discuss strategy. Since , the World Poker Tour has operated a series of international poker tournaments and associated television series broadcasting playdown and the final table of each tournament.

In December , World Poker Tour announced an alliance with Ourgame, agreeing to license products and services on an exclusive basis in more than a dozen countries across Asia. The year-round WPT television show has broadcast globally in more than countries and territories, and is currently producing its 16th season, which airs on Fox Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Gilmartin's role focuses on hosting and presenting the show, as well as offering intimate interviews and sideline reporting.

Gilmartin assumed the anchor role for Season 12 [6] and remains the current anchor. Prior to Gilmartin, Shana Hiatt served as the show host and sideline reporter in its first three seasons.

Courtney Friel took over the host role for the fourth season, and Sabina Gadecki for the fifth. Kimberly Lansing returned as the anchor for Season 9 through The first season aired on the Travel Channel on American cable television in the spring of The Travel Channel aired the first five seasons of the Tour. This series has, to date, focused on televising the European stops of the WPT.

The role of female show host and sideline reporter has been served by a number of personalities, often from the country where the event is held. The show's hosts, Tony Dunst and Vince Van Patten , sit at a booth near the final table, providing commentary and occasionally interacting with the players during the game.

However, their specific comments about hole cards are recorded after the tournament takes place because gaming regulations prohibit them from observing a live feed of the "hole card cameras" while on the set.

These cameras, built into the table, allow viewers to see the face-down hole cards dealt to each player. The series originally featured commentary and analysis by Ali Nejad and Olivier Busquet , with Gilmartin serving as anchor. A series of spin-off tournaments, titled the Professional Poker Tour , began filming in Broadcast of the series was delayed, which was partly due to a dispute with the Travel Channel over rights. The series began regular broadcast July 5, , but was suspended after one season as WPTE couldn't find a television home for a second season.

With PlayWPT Poker, players can participate in ring games, tournaments, and sit-n-gos, and players can represent themselves at the table with avatars animated emojis. PlayWPT is available on desktop and mobile. The anti-competition claim was based on the fact that WPTE's contracts with the casinos that host its tournaments barred those casinos and other casinos owned by the same parent companies from hosting non-WPTE poker events. The claim of interference with contract was based on the releases' claim to perpetual rights to the players' likenesses for any use WPTE wished.

The players claimed that this would put them in violation of other contracts such as Ferguson's Activision Games contract or several players' contracts with online poker sites. Chris Ferguson said about the settlement, "We are happy to have come to an agreement that is fair to all players, and to have put in place a new release that clears up ambiguities in how players' images may be used.

We are especially happy that this new release will apply to all poker players who wish to participate in WPT tournaments and events.

There are currently no WPT Ladies events scheduled. The World Poker Tour Walk of Fame was designed to honor those poker players who have played the game well at the highest levels as well as those who have promoted the spread of it through film, television, and literature.

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