MGM Ditches Cash At Poker Tables
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MGM Ditches Cash At Poker Tables

March 16th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
MGM Resorts has announced that it will no longer allow players to sit with cash at its poker tables. The casino giant will go chips-only from April 1 across all its major properties, including those that are known for hosting...
New Jersey Revenue Report: Poker Performing “OK” But Could Do Better
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New Jersey Revenue Report: Poker Performing “OK” But Could Do Better

March 15th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey’s latest round of revenue reports were released on Thursday night and while casino games continued to thrive, the state’s online poker economy appeared to stall. Although the figures were far from...
Bwin.party Continues Sale Talks As Poker Revenues Decline
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Bwin.party Continues Sale Talks As Poker Revenues Decline

March 11th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Bwin.party says that talks to sell part or all of their business are becoming more serious, though there are still no details about what companies they are talking to or what kinds of deals are on the table. That news comes as...
PokerStars Floating Tentative SCOOP Schedule On Two Plus Two
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PokerStars Floating Tentative SCOOP Schedule On Two Plus Two

March 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is one of the most important tournament series on the online poker schedule. That means that players are always anxiously awaiting to see what new wrinkles will appear on...
Nanjing Millions 2015 Brings PokerStars Back to Mainland China as Tournament Popularity Grows
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Nanjing Millions 2015 Brings PokerStars Back to Mainland China as Tournament Popularity Grows

March 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Nanjing Millions proves that PokerStars is the latest company looking to China as a growth market in the world of poker, expanding its brand by sponsoring the event , which will take place this...
Bwin.party Still Interesting to Amaya and William Hill, As Rumors Escalate
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Bwin.party Still Interesting to Amaya and William Hill, As Rumors Escalate

February 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Bwin.party hasn’t had any luck finding a buyer just yet, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a sale at some point. While reports last week suggested that such talks were off, new rumors are now circulating that there...
Ognyan Dimov Comes From Behind to Win EPT Deauville Main Event
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Ognyan Dimov Comes From Behind to Win EPT Deauville Main Event

February 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Another EPT Deauville Main Event has wrapped up, and a previously obscure player scooped it. Ognyan Dimov was a virtual unknown in the poker world a week ago, but he’s now one of the most successful Bulgarian tournament poker...
Bobby Moak Mississippi Online Poker Bill Doesn’t Live to See Another Day
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Bobby Moak Mississippi Online Poker Bill Doesn’t Live to See Another Day

February 6th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
A Mississippi online poker bill died in committee this week, ending any hopes for Internet poker players that the game would be regulated in the state this year. The bill, introduced by Mississippi State Representative Bobby Moak...
Utah’s Jason Chaffetz Reintroduces RAWA to House
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Utah’s Jason Chaffetz Reintroduces RAWA to House

February 4th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) is back, having been reintroduced to the House of Representatives on Wednesday. The measure was introduced by Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), and would have the effect of...
Online Poker Opponent Lindsey Graham Eyeing 2016 Presidential Run
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Online Poker Opponent Lindsey Graham Eyeing 2016 Presidential Run

January 30th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, the man with ties to anti-online poker advocate Sheldon Adelson, is reportedly eyeing up a 2016 presidential run. The South Carolina politician hit the poker industry’s headlines this week...