Sick Heater Continues as Justin Bonomo Bags WSOP Bracelet
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Sick Heater Continues as Justin Bonomo Bags WSOP Bracelet

June 11th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Justin Bonomo has clinched another World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet in the $10,000 Heads-Up Championship to take his total number of 2018 tournament wins to nine. In what can only be described as a sick heater, the American...
David Baazov Avoids Insider Trading Charges After Judge Tosses Case
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David Baazov Avoids Insider Trading Charges After Judge Tosses Case

June 8th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov will avoid charges of insider trading linked to the $4.9 billion sale of PokerStars thanks to a major error by the Autorite des marches financiers (AMF). Following a May 21 call for a stay of...
Online Poker in Spain Buoyed by Shared Liquidity Innovations
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Online Poker in Spain Buoyed by Shared Liquidity Innovations

June 1st, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Spain enjoyed a major upswing during the first three months of 2018 thanks to the first stages of its long-awaited liquidity sharing pact with France, Italy and Portugal. Outlining the industry’s first quarter...
WSOP Bidding to be More Player-Friendly with Revamped Canteen and More
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WSOP Bidding to be More Player-Friendly with Revamped Canteen and More

May 18th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) will be a more player-friendly experience all-round thanks to some changes to the festival’s structure and more. In a press release published ahead of the May 29 start date, WSOP bosses...
Ourgame Stops Rumor Mill Spinning by Confirming China Arrests
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Ourgame Stops Rumor Mill Spinning by Confirming China Arrests

May 14th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Ourgame has told the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that six employees were arrested in April around the same time China’s poker app ban was announced. Inside Asian Gaming first reported the news on May 14 following weeks of...
Sharing is Caring as WSOP.com Marks Tristate Poker with $15 Million Party
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Sharing is Caring as WSOP.com Marks Tristate Poker with $15 Million Party

April 25th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
WSOP.com is set to celebrating the merging of players from three US states with an enhanced tournament schedule boasting $15 million in added value. Dubbed the “$15 Million Summer”, the latest selection of promotions and...
Jaime Staples Accepts Weight Loss Bet 2.0 for $150,000
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Jaime Staples Accepts Weight Loss Bet 2.0 for $150,000

April 18th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pro Jaime Staples has agreed another big money weight loss bet less than a month after dropping 115.7 pounds and picking up $150,000. Announcing the news via Twitter, Staples confirmed that he would once again be working in...
Caesars to Launch First Cross-Border US Poker Sites
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Caesars to Launch First Cross-Border US Poker Sites

April 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Caesars Interactive Entertainment is planning to launch its new cross-border poker platforms in the US on May 1. Reported by New Jersey gaming correspondent Wayne Parry on April 16, the news is the first confirmed action since...
Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli
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Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli

April 13th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros Erik Seidel and John Juanda are suing a fellow player for more than $1 million after falling victims to an alleged Super Bowl ticket scam. Following the indictment of high stakes gambler Seyad Reza Ali Fazeli (aka Ali...
Ruling Against Big Fish Games Forces PokerStars Out of Washington State
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Ruling Against Big Fish Games Forces PokerStars Out of Washington State

April 9th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
A court ruling against Big Fish Games has forced PokerStars to close its free play platform in Washington State. Following the recent ruling that social casino games violate local gambling laws, the worlds largest poker operator...