Betfair Online Poker New Jersey Ceases Operations
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Betfair Online Poker New Jersey Ceases Operations

December 4th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Betfair Poker has finally decided to bag up its chips for good in New Jersey. The site shut down on December 1, becoming the second operation, after Ultimate Gaming, to withdraw from the market, citing poor performance. The real...
Poker Player Receives $340,000 over Facebook Defamation
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Poker Player Receives $340,000 over Facebook Defamation

December 1st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
An Australian poker player wrongly accused on Facebook of stealing from his roommate during a trip to the WSOP has won AU$340,000 in damages from four of his fellow players. Nicholas Polias sued his former friends after they...
Jason Somerville Builds Big Audiences on Twitch
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Jason Somerville Builds Big Audiences on Twitch

November 30th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Jason Somerville has long been a popular poker player, if not quite on the level of the biggest and most successful superstars of the game. But if the World Series of Poker bracelet winner only had a cult following before, his...
Breakout Gaming “Crowdsale” Falls Short
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Breakout Gaming “Crowdsale” Falls Short

November 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Breakout Gaming, the first ever gaming platform to be powered by its very own decentralized crypto-currency, the Breakout Coin (BRO), has reported a disappointing initial “crowdsale.” The crowdsale, which is essentially a...
Real Gaming Aims Promotion at Former Ultimate Poker Players
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Real Gaming Aims Promotion at Former Ultimate Poker Players

November 26th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Real Gaming has been by far the weakest of the three regulated online poker sites in po, attracting virtually no traffic while WSOP.com and Ultimate Poker dominated the market. But with the shutdown of Ultimate Gaming, that may...
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Admiral Linked to Counterfeit Poker Chips

November 25th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Rear Admiral Timothy Giardina has been linked to the counterfeit poker chips he use in a casino last year, with new evidence suggesting that he may have actually created the chips himself. According to a Naval Criminal...
UKGC Improves Player Protections with New Guidelines
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UKGC Improves Player Protections with New Guidelines

November 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) efforts to make all regulated sites in the UK as player-friendly as possible took another step forward recently after it published new guidelines on fund segregation. Published on the...
Peeved PokerStars Players Push Back Against Rake Increases
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Peeved PokerStars Players Push Back Against Rake Increases

November 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Players protested PokerStars’ recent rake increases on multiple occasions early this month, hoping to show that customers were dissatisfied with the new policies. However, it seems as though those efforts varied in their...
Ultimate Poker Calls it Quits in Nevada for Online Operations
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Ultimate Poker Calls it Quits in Nevada for Online Operations

November 14th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Ultimate Poker was the first poker room to make a home in the regulated Nevada online poker market, getting its product out to gamblers months before the competition. Now, Ultimate is also the first company to call it quits in...
Jorryt van Hoof Leads WSOP Main Event With Three Players Remaining
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Jorryt van Hoof Leads WSOP Main Event With Three Players Remaining

November 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
This year’s World Series of Poker Main Event final table hasn’t been a fast-paced affair so far, with hours of play separating eliminations at times on the first night of play. However, there’s been no shortage...