American Gaming Association Addresses AG Nominee Loretta Lynch
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American Gaming Association Addresses AG Nominee Loretta Lynch

January 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The President of the American Gaming Association (AGA), Geoff Freeman, recently penned an open letter to Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch aimed at combating the illegal betting industry in the US. Addressed to the Senate...
New Nevada Online Poker Bill Could Wreak Havoc on Tournament Stakers
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New Nevada Online Poker Bill Could Wreak Havoc on Tournament Stakers

January 26th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Nevada online poker could be in for a rude shock if a new proposed State Senate bill passes. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and online poker in Nevada may both see changes if the new bill, known as Senate Bill 40 (SB 40), is...
Daniel Negreanu Backs Effort for Las Vegas NHL Franchise
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Daniel Negreanu Backs Effort for Las Vegas NHL Franchise

January 20th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu is one of the world’s most successful poker players, but he’s also a Canadian. That should mean that it’s no surprise that he’s also a huge hockey fan, often posting about the sport on...
WSOP Online Now Beating Partypoker as Liquidity Sharing with 888.com Takes Hold
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WSOP Online Now Beating Partypoker as Liquidity Sharing with 888.com Takes Hold

January 19th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker site WSOP.com has taken over as the largest room in the New Jersey Internet market, following a dramatic week that saw a major shift in cash game traffic rankings overall. Within only a week of a liquidity sharing...
Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Includes Poker, Criminality for Gray Market Sites
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Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Includes Poker, Criminality for Gray Market Sites

January 14th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
A Mississippi online gambling bill has been presented for the new legislative session by Assemblyman Bobby Moak (D-District 53), as he renews his efforts to legalize online poker and online casino games in the state. This is...
PokerStars Signs Japan and India Team Pros in Trend Reversal
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PokerStars Signs Japan and India Team Pros in Trend Reversal

January 7th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars has gone to the seemingly unlikely countries of Japan and India for its latest Team Pro recruits, and at a time when the trend has been to cut pros, not add them. The ever-surprising site announced the signing of two...
Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions
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Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions

January 7th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Dan Colman, poker player and part-time political commentator, might divided opinion when he’s away from the felt, but when it came to naming 2014’s Player of the Year he was the only pro in the running. Owing to his...
New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE
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New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE

January 5th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The New Jersey online poker market has plenty of room for improvement heading into 2015, according the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). In a letter posted to the department’s website, DGE Director David...
Poker Busts, Stings, and Crackdowns of 2014
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Poker Busts, Stings, and Crackdowns of 2014

December 31st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker busts were once again plentiful in 2014 as notorious pros, international crooks, unknown ringleaders, and even corporate headquarters were raided by officials around the world. If you were up to something smelling even...
Poker: Still America’s Favorite Card Game in 2014
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Poker: Still America’s Favorite Card Game in 2014

December 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
We love poker, as do 40 million others who say they play regularly, including 23 million in the United States. That means over 10 percent of adults in America are going all-in for their chances at a royal flush and winning the...