With the 2011 Aussie Millions in the books, let’s get the week started with some pics from a down-under hottie–Emily Scott–and some links to some of our favorite/most interesting stories of the past few days.
:: Dr. Pauly is on fire over at Tao of Poker. First, he breaks down how Dan Shak almost blew up the gold market. [link]
:: And if you missed Pauly’s take on how massive local debt may lead to state-by-state regulation of online poker, give it a read. [link]
:: And while we’re on the subject, what–if anything–does a memorandum of understanding between Alderney and Las Vegas have to do with online poker regulation? [link]
:: Great news! Martin Jacobsen leads EPT Deauville final table. [link]
:: There are about 47,576 other questions we would’ve asked Eskimo Clark. [link]
:: In what may shape up to have a bigger impact on the industry than anyone is discussing, PartyGaming and Bwin have officially merged. [link]
:: Can you explain what “Internet” is? [link]
:: We’d probably argue that 7 or 8 of these are reasons why Pollack’s Federated league won’t succeed. [link]
:: And finally, it’s the new episode of The Micros. [link]
As always, for a complete linkage recap of worldwide poker news, visit PoRo Report.