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Sheldon Adelson has long been opposed to legalizing online poker in the United States on a federal level. As his opposition is perhaps the biggest obstacle to that occurring, this letter is an open invitation asking that he reconsider his position and instead work together with poker industry experts to help facilitate legislation in favor.

Moving forward from the status quo must begin with an open and honest discussion. This letter represents a true olive branch, acknowledging Mr. Adelson’s concerns, and earnestly hoping to achieve the start of genuine engagement.

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Ben Hayles & Merv Harvey are the co-hosts of the Postflop Poker Podcast and generally great guys! Ben “gamb64” Hayles is a poker player, coach, author and content provider. At postfloppoker.com you will find the Postflop Poker Podcast (PPP), 13 poker books, the PTP video series, blogs, and information on Ben’s 1 to 1 coaching services.

They join the Rec Poker panel for a fun conversation on this episode.

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Daniel Negreanu

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Poker Hall of Famer and six-time WSOP bracelet winner, Daniel Negreanu. Daniel discusses what he has been doing during the COVID-19 lockdown, shares his thoughts about the postponement of the 2020 WSOP, and talks about his new role as GG Poker Ambassador.

Bernard also speaks with James “SplitSuit” Sweeney, co-founder of Red Chip Poker, about the launch of CORE 2.0.

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Jennifer Shahade is a two-time U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, speaker, host, author and PokerStars Ambassador. The Program Director at US Chess Women, Jennifer is passionate about female empowerment and creative work around the games she loves most, chess and poker. She is the author of Chess Bitch and Play Like a Girl, books that, along with her work for US Chess Women, aims to bring more females into the game. 

Jennifer believes that thinking inside The GRID, the title of her poker podcast, is a way to organize our thinking in a hectic world, as well as a portal into deep and beautiful thought. The grid is both a reference to the 8×8 chess board, and the 13×13 color coded grid of all possible poker hands, which poker professionals now use to study the game.  Jennifer is also an author and host at the Grand Chess Tour and of the award winning podcast, Ladies Knight. In 2020, The GRID won the Global Poker Award for the best poker podcast.

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