Santa Ysabel Tribe Puts Online Poker on Hold, Launches Real Money Bingo
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Santa Ysabel Tribe Puts Online Poker on Hold, Launches Real Money Bingo

November 4th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
California’s  Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel made waves this summer by announcing it would launch real money online poker in the Golden State, despite the fact that the state had not put a regulatory framework into place...
Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana
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Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana

October 31st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
You may be able to call Phil Ivey the next time you need some medical marijuana: thanks to a recent Las Vegas City Council vote, the poker pro is one of 26 proud new pot distribution licensee applicants who’ve been...
Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”
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Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”

October 30th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has poked a bit of a political hornet’s nest with its rundown of US politicians running in the impending mid-term elections who are against legalized iGaming in general, and regulated iPoker...
Partypoker Pokerfest Events Plagued by Connection Issues
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Partypoker Pokerfest Events Plagued by Connection Issues

October 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Two events in partypoker’s Pokerfest were cancelled on Sunday, as connectivity issues forced the company to eliminate some of the biggest events on the day’s schedule. Players had noticed issues on the site throughout...
888 CEO Brian Mattingley Sees EU Impact for Online Poker 
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888 CEO Brian Mattingley Sees EU Impact for Online Poker 

October 25th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
888 Holdings CEO Brian Mattingley says that there’s potential for online poker and the wider Internet gambling market to suffer some down times before achieving the growth that seems inevitable in the industry, and he...
Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom Dumped by Full Tilt
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Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom Dumped by Full Tilt

October 22nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom have parted ways with Full Tilt, as the online poker company ditches its last sponsored poker pros and begins a new chapter in its colorful and infamous history: as a site that is as much about casino...
PokerStars Supernova Elite Rewards Program to Dip in 2015
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PokerStars Supernova Elite Rewards Program to Dip in 2015

October 20th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars Supernova Elite (SNE) players will receive a slightly reduced rewards package starting in 2015, but won’t have to deal with larger cuts that were feared by some high-volume players on the site. In total, SNE...
Poker Players Healthier than Most Gamblers, Says Survey
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Poker Players Healthier than Most Gamblers, Says Survey

October 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker players are healthier than the average gambler, at least according to a recent survey of Internet gamblers that looked at a variety of health metrics for casino and poker players. The survey, which was taken by...
Ireland Tax Laws Could Raise €25M from Online Poker
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Ireland Tax Laws Could Raise €25M from Online Poker

October 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker in the Republic of Ireland will soon have to obtain a license and pay a new gambling tax, according to the Irish Examiner. Since online poker in Ireland became big business, politicians have been looking for a way to...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations
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Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations

October 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Cercle Cadet Poker club in Paris’ Rue Cadet was raided by French police on Tuesday morning, following a yearlong investigation into alleged extortion by organized gangs, embezzlement, money-laundering, and criminal...