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...
The PokerStars Journey Back to New Jersey and the United States
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The PokerStars Journey Back to New Jersey and the United States

January 1st, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars will return to the United States through New Jersey in 2016 five years after the Department of Justice seized its .com domain on April 11, 2011, poker’s Black Friday. The world’s largest online poker...
Cash Out: Top Five Biggest Moneymakers in Poker for 2015
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Cash Out: Top Five Biggest Moneymakers in Poker for 2015

December 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
2015 was full of big money winners and demonstrations of poker excellence, but only a few could make it onto our list of Moneymaker-style CHAMPIONS. Although none of the players on our list can be classified as amateurs, they...
2015 Poker-Related Crimes: Who Got Time and Who Walked Away 
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2015 Poker-Related Crimes: Who Got Time and Who Walked Away 

December 24th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Poker-related crimes in 2015 were seemingly straight out of a Hollywood script, theft abundant and the takes bountiful. Scandal has a long history with the game of poker dating back to its earliest days when players put cards in...
World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released
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World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released

December 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
World Series of Poker (WSOP) is always the most anticipated tournament series of any year. Now the folks at WSOP have released next year’s preview schedule (the full schedule should hit by no later than February 2016), and...
New Jersey Online Poker Sites Offered Celebrity Lifeline
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New Jersey Online Poker Sites Offered Celebrity Lifeline

December 7th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey’s online poker community could soon see a lot more celebrities confessing their love for the game if the Division of Gaming Enforcement’s (DGE) recent proposals are given the green light. As part of a new...