California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo
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California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo

November 13th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The prospects for California online poker were bolstered this week, following the defection of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from a coalition of tribal gaming operators fighting to prevent online poker giant PokerStars...
Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event
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Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event

November 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Martin Jacobson of Sweden built a commanding chip lead before putting away Norway’s Felix Stephensen to win the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event title. Jacobson, who became the first-ever Swede to win poker’s...
Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested in Malta, Charged with Player Fund Fraud
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Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested in Malta, Charged with Player Fund Fraud

November 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Everleaf Gaming poker players may be one step closer to repayment after former company director Jean Pavili was arrested by Maltese authorities on charges of having misappropriated player funds and failing to pay for licenses and...
GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...
PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak
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PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak

November 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has announced on Twitter that PokerStars’ entrance into the New Jersey market is now in the hands of the state’s Governor Chris Christie, which suggests that it may have already been...
PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3
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PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3

November 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars UK, after much ado, is finally launching its new platform this coming Monday, November 3rd. In accordance with its new gambling license, the delayed PokerStars.co.uk platform is being pushed out to customers...
PokerStars Currency Exchange Fees Stir the Pot for Players
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PokerStars Currency Exchange Fees Stir the Pot for Players

October 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars currency exchange fees are not sitting well with some players who withdraw their funds in a different currency than the one in which they carry their balance. The new exchange policy is drawing criticism from many...
South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK
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South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK

October 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
South Point Casino’s Real Gaming has officially become Nevada’s third full-fledged online poker operator. After eight full months in the “soft-launch” phase, during which time it has been rigorously tested by...
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class
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Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class

October 23rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the inductees for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame, making the two men the 47th and 48th members of the exclusive club. They will be officially inducted into the...
PokerStars Responds to Spin & Go Tournament Complaints
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PokerStars Responds to Spin & Go Tournament Complaints

October 22nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars Spin & Go tournaments, a sit-and-go tournament format that uses lottery elements that have previously appeared on other poker sites, have quickly proven popular among poker players. But some players are crying...