Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio Supports Online Poker Carve-Out from iGaming Ban
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Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio Supports Online Poker Carve-Out from iGaming Ban

October 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is opposed to Internet gambling, and has said he will push to make sure it remains illegal. However, he isn’t opposed to the legalization of online poker. As Rubio continues his...
Phil Hellmuth Backs Out of Coaching November Niner Federico Butteroni
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Phil Hellmuth Backs Out of Coaching November Niner Federico Butteroni

October 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Hellmuth is folding on his first coaching gig of a November Niner less than a week after the 14-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner announced the news. Short stack Federico Butteroni has just 6.2 million chips...
High Roller Dan Bilzerian Continues DraftKings Partnership, Despite DFS Operator’s Move Away From Poker
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High Roller Dan Bilzerian Continues DraftKings Partnership, Despite DFS Operator’s Move Away From Poker

October 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian and DraftKings teamed up earlier this month for a contest titled “Beat Blitz,” a special fantasy football game that came with 10 VIP prizes for the top finishers, featuring a weekend in Cabo San Lucas...
Possible Online Poker Vote in Pennsylvania
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Possible Online Poker Vote in Pennsylvania

October 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker in Pennsylvania could become a reality this week if a meeting between the House Gaming Oversight Committee is a success. It’s been suggested that the meeting, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday,...
WSOPE Schedule Change Causes Tension Among Pros
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WSOPE Schedule Change Causes Tension Among Pros

October 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time: that’s the phrase WSOPE Tournament Director Jack Effel was...
Part-time Grinder Wins WSOPE Bracelet During Business Trip
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Part-time Grinder Wins WSOPE Bracelet During Business Trip

October 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Tales of people getting up to no good on a business trip are a dime a dozen, but stories of a businessman taking some time away from his duties to win a poker tournament are less common. New York native Ryan Hefter may be in...
Bet365 Profits Jump 92 Percent, Company Maintains Independence
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Bet365 Profits Jump 92 Percent, Company Maintains Independence

October 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bet365 made a hefty bet on itself back in 2005 when the United Kingdom passed the Gambling Act, a Parliament law that sent most online gaming companies scrambling to remote locations free of the newly dictated taxes on their...
Phil Ivey v Borgata Legal Tennis Match Continues as Casino Files (Yet Another) Motion
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Phil Ivey v Borgata Legal Tennis Match Continues as Casino Files (Yet Another) Motion

October 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey’s ongoing baccarat battle with the Borgata took another turn this week after yet another motion was filed by the Atlantic City casino. The latest move in a war that’s been raging since 2014 sees the Borgata...
New Jersey DGE Adopts Seal of Approval
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New Jersey DGE Adopts Seal of Approval

October 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has unveiled a new official seal of approval to be displayed by all online poker and casino sites licensed by the state. The seal carries the message “DGE New Jersey Division...
Partypoker Postpones PokerFest in Wake of Technical Issues
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Partypoker Postpones PokerFest in Wake of Technical Issues

September 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
It was supposed to be the jewel in partypoker’s annual tournament calendar for players outside of the US, but Pokerfest Online 2015 has had to be postponed due to technical issues. Following a series of technical glitches...