Headlong Sale Moves GVC Holdings Closer to Ladbrokes Coral Deal
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Headlong Sale Moves GVC Holdings Closer to Ladbrokes Coral Deal

December 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has moved a step closer to completing its £3.9billion/$5.2 billion takeover of Ladbrokes Coral by officially disposing of its Turkish gaming asset, Headlong Limited. The sale of Headlong was made public on November...
Online Poker in Michigan Now a Possibility for 2018 Following House Vote
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Online Poker in Michigan Now a Possibility for 2018 Following House Vote

December 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Michigan moved a step closer to becoming a regulatory reality following a House Regulatory Reform Committee vote. The news was reported by the Poker Players Alliance’s (PPA) Vice President Rich Muny who, along...
Official 2018 WSOP Schedule Contains Nine New Events
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Official 2018 WSOP Schedule Contains Nine New Events

December 13th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule has been finalized and published following an unintentional leak on December 6. After an overview of the WSOP’s 2018 schedule found its way online and into the French forums of...
GVC Holdings Ups the Ante with Third Play for Ladbrokes Coral   
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GVC Holdings Ups the Ante with Third Play for Ladbrokes Coral  

December 8th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has signaled its intention to takeover Ladbrokes Coral in a deal that could be worth as much as £3.9 billion/$5.2 billion. Announced on December 7, the statement regarding a possible acquisition was published by GVC...
Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte
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Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte

December 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Video footage reportedly featuring Salomon Ponte being assaulted has surfaced online as York Regional Police appeal for information regarding a summer incident. The 51-second tape shows a man attacking another player at an...
David Baazov Facing More Woes as Kenyan Charity Sues for Embezzlement   
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David Baazov Facing More Woes as Kenyan Charity Sues for Embezzlement  

December 1st, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov could be in for more legal troubles after an African charity moved to sue his former company for allegedly embezzling aid funds. According to a report by Business Daily Africa, Kenyan charity Lion’s...
Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event   
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Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event  

November 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros and Twitch gamers came together recently in a bid to raise $100,000 for charity and provide some crossover entertainment for fans from both communities. Thanks to the ever-increasing number of links between gaming and...
Rob Yong Breaks Silence Over Leon Tsoukernik Loan Debacle
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Rob Yong Breaks Silence Over Leon Tsoukernik Loan Debacle

November 14th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The Leon Tsoukernik loan debacle featuring Aussie poker pro Matt Kirk took another turn recently after Rob Yong gave his version of events. Following Tsoukernik’s claims that he was pressured into playing while intoxicated,...
Online Poker in Pennsylvania Passed by Gov. Wolf
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Online Poker in Pennsylvania Passed by Gov. Wolf

October 30th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Pennsylvania became a reality on October 30 after Governor Tom Wolf signed the state’s gambling expansion bill. With the Senate and House both voting to pass House Bill 271 on October 25 and 26 respectively, all...
Pennsylvania On the Verge of Becoming an Online Poker State
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Pennsylvania On the Verge of Becoming an Online Poker State

October 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming the fourth US state to regulate online poker after a bill passed through the Senate and House. House Bill 271 was first referred to the Pennsylvania’s Gaming Oversight Committee on...