Jorryt van Hoof Odds-On Favorite for WSOP Win
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Jorryt van Hoof Odds-On Favorite for WSOP Win

July 22nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When the World Series of Poker’s Main Event final table reconvenes, the November Nine will be playing for high stakes: the winner will ultimately walk away with $10 million and become a household name among poker fans. But...
Online Poker Not Creating Addicts, Says Harvard Study
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Online Poker Not Creating Addicts, Says Harvard Study

July 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Click your mouse, lose your house. That’s the mantra that has been repeated for years by anti-online gambling advocates like Sheldon Adelson as they oppose online poker and other Internet casino games. But some new studies...
Trump Plaza in Atlantic City Expected to Close
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Trump Plaza in Atlantic City Expected to Close

July 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
For the last several years, Atlantic City has been struggling with a drop in casino revenues thanks to competition in neighboring states. It was clear that if that trend didn’t reverse itself in a hurry, there would be...
Alix Tichelman Charged in Heroin Death of Google Executive
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Alix Tichelman Charged in Heroin Death of Google Executive

July 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Just weeks ago, poker playing CEO Bart Tichelman was busy cashing in another World Series of Poker event. Now, he’s watching as his daughter is facing charges related to the death of a senior executive at Google. Alix...
Argentina Trying to Bring Order to Online Poker Disorder
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Argentina Trying to Bring Order to Online Poker Disorder

July 14th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker in Argentina could be in for a shake-up in the near future if the Board of the Association of Lotteries, Pools and Casinos (ALEA) has its way. According to recent reports, the non-profit trade organization is...
Dutch Boyd Apologizes to Mason Malmuth for Domain Squatting
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Dutch Boyd Apologizes to Mason Malmuth for Domain Squatting

July 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The legal battle between poker player Dutch Boyd and Two Plus Two Publishing hasn’t exactly been setting the poker world on fire over the last five years, but it has been one of the longer-running unresolved legal feuds in...
Spanish Poker Players Permeate Unregulated Online Market
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Spanish Poker Players Permeate Unregulated Online Market

July 10th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Forty-three percent of Spain’s online gamblers and poker players play on illegal sites, and many care little about their country’s regulatory efforts. Those are the findings of  a new research study conducted by...
Michael Borovetz Admits to Running Scams at McCarran Airport
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Michael Borovetz Admits to Running Scams at McCarran Airport

July 7th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
It’s unfortunate to admit, but scammers have been (and probably always will be) a part of the gambling world, for as long as anyone can remember. Often, it’s up to the community to police the activity themselves,...
Nevada Online Poker Sites Post Gains in May
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Nevada Online Poker Sites Post Gains in May

July 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker may never be a big part of the Nevada gaming industry, and it certainly won’t be making or breaking casinos in the near future. But it’s still something that Internet poker players and the casinos...
Former Jamie Gold Site Aced Poker Hits the Rail
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Former Jamie Gold Site Aced Poker Hits the Rail

July 2nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Aced Poker, of the embattled Merge Gaming Network, has announced it is bagging up its chips for the final time and heading for the fire exit. The site will become the latest in a string of Merge skins to close its doors when it...