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    Online Poker in California Will Take a While Says Assemblyman Jones-Sawyer
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    Online Poker in California Will Take a While Says Assemblyman Jones-Sawyer

    April 26th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Online poker in California looks like it will have to wait until at least 2018 to be regulated according to Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles). Talking to Online Poker Report in April, Jones-Sawyer explained that...
    RAWA Sponsor Jason Chaffetz Won’t Run for Re-Election in 2018
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    RAWA Sponsor Jason Chaffetz Won’t Run for Re-Election in 2018

    April 21st, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Anti-online poker Republican Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) won’t be seeking re-election to Congress in 2018 according to an announcement via his official Facebook page. To the general public, Chaffetz is known as the Chairman of...
    888poker Offers 10 Million Ways this Year’s World Series of Poker Could be Bigger than Ever
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    888poker Offers 10 Million Ways this Year’s World Series of Poker Could be Bigger than Ever

    April 14th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    888poker, the official partner of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), is promising to boost this year’s Main Event jackpot to $10 million. As part of its push to attract more players to qualify for the $10,000 Main Event via...
    English Poker Pro Charlie Carrel Becomes TV Star in UK Documentary
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    English Poker Pro Charlie Carrel Becomes TV Star in UK Documentary

    April 3rd, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    English poker pro Charlie Carrel has done his bit to give the game some more exposure by appearing in a TV show about his life. Titled “How’d You Get So Rich” and set to air on the UK’s Channel 4 on April...
    WSOPE High Roller for One Drop Packed with Stars Months in Advance
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    WSOPE High Roller for One Drop Packed with Stars Months in Advance

    March 29th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    This year’s World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) looks set to be another glitzy affair thanks to a burgeoning list of players already registered for this year’s One Drop charity event. As part of the WSOP’s...
    Senate Vote Effectively Ends Online Poker in Australia
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    Senate Vote Effectively Ends Online Poker in Australia

    March 22nd, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Online poker in Australia fell victim to government legislation on March 21 when the Senate passed a bill closing the loopholes that previously allowed the game to flourish. Although online poker in Australia can technically...
    Microsoft Challenges Researchers to Create Minecraft Bot as Smart as Libratus
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    Microsoft Challenges Researchers to Create Minecraft Bot as Smart as Libratus

    March 17th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    When Libratus beat four poker pros, it not only hailed a big step forward for artificial intelligence (AI) technology but it inspired a new wave of innovations. The quest to create truly intelligent computers capable of...
    Black Friday Mastermind Preet Bharara Sacked by President Trump
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    Black Friday Mastermind Preet Bharara Sacked by President Trump

    March 13th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Preet Bharara, the federal prosecutor synonymous with poker’s Black Friday, has been sacked after reportedly failing to offer a letter of resignation. As part of President Donald Trump’s sweep of the Justice...
    Phil Galfond’s Iconic Indoor Slide Could be Yours for $15,000
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    Phil Galfond’s Iconic Indoor Slide Could be Yours for $15,000

    March 8th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Phil Galfond’s infamous indoor slide could be yours if you’ve got a spare $15,000 in your bankroll. The iconic slide, which Galfond had custom-made for his penthouse apartment in New York City, caused a stir both...
    Latest Billions Episode Shows a Phil Ivey Inspired Move
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    Latest Billions Episode Shows a Phil Ivey Inspired Move

    March 6th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Billions, the US TV show created by Rounders duo Brian Koppelman and David Levien, recently aired an episode that drew some inspiration from Phil Ivey. Broadcast by Showtime in the US and available to international viewers...