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...
Body of Johannes Strassmann Found in Slovenian River
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Body of Johannes Strassmann Found in Slovenian River

June 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The fate of German poker pro Johannes Strassmann was sadly clarified this weekend, as a positively-identified-via-DNA-sampling body turned up in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, floating in the Ljubljanica River.  Local...
Idaho Tribe’s Poker Battle Heading to Arbitration
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Idaho Tribe’s Poker Battle Heading to Arbitration

June 27th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Idaho isn’t usually a battleground over gambling issues, and it isn’t known as a hotbed of poker talent, either. But for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, a fight over whether their rights outweigh the state’s ban...
PokerStars Inches Towards Licensing in New Jersey, Quebec
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PokerStars Inches Towards Licensing in New Jersey, Quebec

June 25th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The ink hasn’t even dried on the announcement that PokerStars and the Rational Group will be bought by Amaya Gaming Group, and it will still be months before the deal is finalized. But PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are...
WSOP Big One for One Drop: Negreanu In, Hellmuth Maybe
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WSOP Big One for One Drop: Negreanu In, Hellmuth Maybe

June 23rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu and Isaac Haxton topped the recent list of players confirmed for this year’s Big One for One Drop. The $1 million WSOP event is less than a week away, and following a flurry of registration activity, the...
Tobey Maguire’s Poker Face Revealed By Molly Bloom
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Tobey Maguire’s Poker Face Revealed By Molly Bloom

June 20th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Tobey Maguire, one of Hollywood’s top acting talents, was publicly lambasted recently by self-proclaimed “Poker Princess”, Molly Bloom, after their high stakes poker relationship went sour. Following her...
Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week
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Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week

June 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The global casino industry has its eyes firmly focused on the Japanese parliament this week, eager to know whether the Asian country is ready to open up one of the biggest potential casino markets in the world. Signs are looking...
Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine
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Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine

June 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson, the casino impresario whose stance against the online poker world has made him a veritable villain among many Internet gambling fans, has recently been fined for allowing underage gambling in one of his casinos,...