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    AG Nominee Sessions Shocked by DOJ’s Wire Act Interpretation
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    AG Nominee Sessions Shocked by DOJ’s Wire Act Interpretation

    January 11th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions was “shocked” by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) 2011 interpretation of the Wire Act. Following a requests by the states of New York and Illinois for clarification of the...
    Phil Ivey Forced to Pay Borgata $10.1 Million
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    Phil Ivey Forced to Pay Borgata $10.1 Million

    December 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Phil Ivey has been ordered to repay $10.1 million to the Borgata by a US District Judge after losing his appeal against claims he cheated at baccarat. The long running battle between Ivey and New Jersey’s Borgata came to a...
    Amaya Takes a Hit After Baazov Backer Cries Foul
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    Amaya Takes a Hit After Baazov Backer Cries Foul

    November 23rd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Former Amaya chief executive David Baazov could be in hot water again after news emerged that a major investment bank isn’t involved in his takeover talks. Earlier in November, Baazov submitted an official proposal to...
    Mike Sexton Makes History with First WPT Win
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    Mike Sexton Makes History with First WPT Win

    November 18th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    WPT announcer Mike Sexton has finally stepped out from behind his commentary booth to win his first tour title. Despite being involved with the WPT since its inception in 2002, Sexton hasn’t managed to convert his...
    David Baazov is Back with a $6.7 Billion Takeover Bid for Amaya
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    David Baazov is Back with a $6.7 Billion Takeover Bid for Amaya

    November 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Former Amaya CEO David Baazov may be under investigation for potential financial crimes, but that hasn’t stopped him from putting together a $6.7 billion bid for the company. Back in March, Baazov was one of five...
    Research Shows Internet Gaming Not as Addictive as Gambling
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    Research Shows Internet Gaming Not as Addictive as Gambling

    November 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Internet gaming isn’t as addictive as gambling, that’s the tentative conclusion from a team of researchers at the University of Oxford. The issue of Internet Gaming Disorder, as defined by the American Psychiatric...
    Nevada Poker Revenue Up as Tourist Figures Break Records
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    Nevada Poker Revenue Up as Tourist Figures Break Records

    October 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Nevada poker enjoyed a revival in September, reversing the downswing the state endured in August, 2016. In what’s been a turbulent year for Nevada poker rooms, September saw a reversal of fortune for the Nevada’s live...
    Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game
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    Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game

    October 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva has had his felony charges linked to an alleged game of strip poker reduced to a misdemeanor. Back in August, Silva was booked into jail after local police learned that he may have been involved in a...
    William Hill and Amaya in Merger Talks but Analysts Say it Could be a Long Shot
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    William Hill and Amaya in Merger Talks but Analysts Say it Could be a Long Shot

    October 10th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    William Hill and PokerStars could be set to merge if the former can agree a deal with Canada’s Amaya Gaming. William Hill is one of the largest sports betting companies in Europe and in the last few days it’s emerged...
    Get Ready for the WSOP With the Latest Betting Lines
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    Get Ready for the WSOP With the Latest Betting Lines

    October 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    The World Series of Poker (WSOP) final table is glinting in the distance like a bracelet in the sun, and before the chips start to fly, you can speculate on who will clinch the top prize. Just as casinos in Vegas have started to...