Bwin.Party Financials Strong, But Online Poker Continues to Struggle
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Bwin.Party Financials Strong, But Online Poker Continues to Struggle

August 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bwin.party is profitable once again, announcing it made a return of €2.9 million ($3.25 million) after taxes for the first six months of 2015, an impressive turnaround for the company which lost a staggering €94 million ($105...
Neil Alexander Folds, Chris Welch in at PKR
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Neil Alexander Folds, Chris Welch in at PKR

August 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
3D online poker site, PKR, recently underwent another change of senior personnel after Neil Alexander stepped down from his position as CEO. Despite only being in the role for two months, Alexander decided to release the PKR...
Conservative Foundation Judicial Watch Seeks DoJ to Make Public Records for 2011 Wire Act Reinterpretation
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Conservative Foundation Judicial Watch Seeks DoJ to Make Public Records for 2011 Wire Act Reinterpretation

August 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, is pushing all-in on its quest to make records public from the Department of Justice’s 2011 reinterpretation of the Wire Act that essentially allowed states to legalize online...
No More Tiers as iPoker Network Ends Segregation Policy
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No More Tiers as iPoker Network Ends Segregation Policy

August 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The division of resources on the iPoker Network is now no more thanks to a major change that rolled out today (August 11). Following an announcement made by the network last week, the two-tier system that’s been in place at...
Gary Loveman Says Internet Poker One of His “Great Frustrations” 
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Gary Loveman Says Internet Poker One of His “Great Frustrations” 

August 8th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Gary Loveman announced his resignation as CEO of Caesars in February after a tumultuous career leading one of gambling’s most famed brands, but unfortunately for his legacy, much will be made about how he’s leaving...
Amaya Looks to Dissolve Debt, Releases Strong Q2 Expectations
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Amaya Looks to Dissolve Debt, Releases Strong Q2 Expectations

July 30th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya has $800 million in outstanding debts incurred from its $4.9 billion acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker in June 2014, but the company says it plans to repay approximately $575 million of that total before the end...
Full Tilt Ends Table Selection, Removes Heads-Up Games
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Full Tilt Ends Table Selection, Removes Heads-Up Games

July 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Full Tilt has always had a reputation of being the more outlandish little brother to the straight-laced PokerStars, often launching unique features and offbeat game formats well before they appear at more traditional poker sites....
Vladimir Putin Considering Overturning Online Poker Ban
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Vladimir Putin Considering Overturning Online Poker Ban

July 26th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Vladimir Putin isn’t the most popular world leader, especially in the United States where a recent Gallup poll found that Americans have a 60 percent unfavorable view on the Russian president. Putin has inserted his...
WSOP, Super High Roller Bowl Highlight Busy Poker Weekend
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WSOP, Super High Roller Bowl Highlight Busy Poker Weekend

July 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Series of Poker’s Main Event began on Sunday, but there was plenty of poker action in the Rio and elsewhere in Las Vegas before the biggest tournament of the year kicked off. This past weekend not only saw the last of...
Ben Affleck’s Poker Habit Reportedly Led To Divorce From Jennifer Garner
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Ben Affleck’s Poker Habit Reportedly Led To Divorce From Jennifer Garner

July 5th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s relationship escalated while filming the 2003 superhero film “Daredevil,” a bit of foreshadowing perhaps that the now 42-year-old actor likes to take risks, especially when it...