Senator Chuck Schumer Advocating for Federal Sports Betting Regulation
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Senator Chuck Schumer Advocating for Federal Sports Betting Regulation

September 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants to create a legal framework for sports betting in a move backed by the majors US sports leagues and the NCAA. In an August 29 memo first sent to ESPN, Schumer said that a number...
Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills
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Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills

August 26th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Doug Polk has finally completed his $100 to $10,000 bankroll challenge, two years after starting his microstakes journey. Despite playing some of the highest stakes games around, Polk committed to showing his social media...
Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later
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Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later

August 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Credit Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs with the slow roll of the year so far. The British tax authority told Adam Lulat that he must repay all £68,930 ($95,404) he took home after winning the Main Event of the second leg...
New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win
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New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win

August 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey sportsbooks were busy during July – the first full month of legal sports betting in the state following a United States Supreme Court decision in May that opened the door for states to regulate their own markets. It...
DraftKings Wins Race to Become New Jersey’s First Online Sports Betting Site
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DraftKings Wins Race to Become New Jersey’s First Online Sports Betting Site

August 8th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online sports betting is now available in New Jersey thanks to DraftKings and Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel. According to DraftKings’ co-founder Matt Kalish, plans to offer sports betting have been in the pipeline for...
Don’t Stare at Tom Dwan: Pros Complain About Excessive Tanking
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Don’t Stare at Tom Dwan: Pros Complain About Excessive Tanking

August 6th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker icon Tom Dwan has sparked a debate among pros who feel as though some live players are taking too long over their decisions. Airing his grievances during a video interview with Pokernews, Dwan said that he prefers to...
James Obst Retires from Poker in Search of Wimbledon Success
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James Obst Retires from Poker in Search of Wimbledon Success

July 20th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Australian poker pro James Obst may have folded his cards for the final time as he’s announced a plan to play for a place at Wimbledon. Known to many as the online MTT star Andy McLEOD, Obst has won multiple titles live and...
Bonomo’s Heater Continues with WSOP Big One for One Drop Win
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Bonomo’s Heater Continues with WSOP Big One for One Drop Win

July 18th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The WSOP Big One for One Drop has come to a conclusion thanks to another title-winning performance by Justin Bonomo. Entering the tournament with an unparalleled winning streak, Bonomo found himself among the early favorites in...
Phil Hellmuth Does It Again with Bracelet #15
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Phil Hellmuth Does It Again with Bracelet #15

July 13th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Hellmuth has rewritten the history books again by winning his 15th World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet in the $5,000 No Limit turbo event. Just days after an expletive-laden outburst saw him vilified by members of the...
Phil Hellmuth to Pay for Player’s WSOP Entry Following Four-Letter Tirade
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Phil Hellmuth to Pay for Player’s WSOP Entry Following Four-Letter Tirade

July 9th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Hellmuth has caused uproar at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) after a four-letter tirade crossed the line of etiquette during the $10,000 Main Event. The incident in question took place late on Day 2C and played out live on...