New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process
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New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process

April 26th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey online poker is experiencing its first-ever renaissance largely thanks to welcoming PokerStars to the confined Internet gambling territory. Revenues and profits soared in March, and the outlook is bright for the three...
PokerStars New Jersey Announces “Run It Up” Live Event as Marketing Push Continues
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PokerStars New Jersey Announces “Run It Up” Live Event as Marketing Push Continues

April 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
It took PokerStars New Jersey less than two weeks in operation to overtake the WSOP/888 and Party Borgata online card rooms in the Garden State, and the Amaya-owned property is only getting started with its marketing campaign to...
Global Online Poker Traffic Drops, Diversification Becomes Key
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Global Online Poker Traffic Drops, Diversification Becomes Key

April 8th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
The global online poker industry is on a downswing, and it doesn’t look like things will be changing any time soon. At least that’s the general consensus after PokerScout released its 2016 Q1 traffic report. Keeping...
Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade
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Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade

April 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Joe McKeehen, the 2015 WSOP Main Event champion, isn’t happy with the WSOP or the poker media over the decision to alter the start time of many events this summer. Despite having 7.6 million reasons to be happy (he won $...
Dan Bilzerian Wins $600,000 Bike Bet but Pammy’s Ex Cries Foul 
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Dan Bilzerian Wins $600,000 Bike Bet but Pammy’s Ex Cries Foul 

April 1st, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian has completed his grueling 300-mile cycling ride from Las Vegas to the Hollywood Hills in just 33 hours, winning a $600,000 bet with poker player and natural gas tycoon Bill Perkins in the process. Everyone’s...
Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...
Samantha Abernathy Shows Dan Bilzerian How It’s Done and Wins Her Cycling Prop Bet for $10K
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Samantha Abernathy Shows Dan Bilzerian How It’s Done and Wins Her Cycling Prop Bet for $10K

March 14th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian could be onto a winner in his $1.2 million prop cycling bet with Bill Perkins, if the exploits of Samantha Abernathy are anything to go by. Back in February, Bilzerian and Perkins each committed $600K towards a prop...
Maryland Poker Home Games Looking More Legal After Bill Passes State House, But No High Rollers, Please
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Maryland Poker Home Games Looking More Legal After Bill Passes State House, But No High Rollers, Please

March 3rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Hosting Maryland poker home games isn’t very likely to lead to your arrest, but technically, the activity is indeed illegal. According to current law, playing a casual game among friends in your house is a criminal act that...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Close 2015 Up, Year Ahead Faces Challenges
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Close 2015 Up, Year Ahead Faces Challenges

January 24th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Delaware online poker limped its way through 2015, but there’s reason to be cautiously optimistic. After losing roughly one-third of its total revenues over the last 12 months, Internet poker posted stronger-than-expected...
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July
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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July

January 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Pennsylvania lawmaker John Payne believes the odds for online gambling coming to the state are in his favor. State Rep. Payne (R-District 106) recently announced he will retire at the end of his seventh two-year term in November...