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...
Winklevoss Twins Launch Bitcoin Poker App Winkdex
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Winklevoss Twins Launch Bitcoin Poker App Winkdex

October 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, possibly the world’s most infamously litigious IT twins, have joined the Bitcoin poker industry with the lawsuit-inviting app name of WinkDex. Bitcoin, of course, has become one of the...
WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat
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WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat

October 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
UK poker player Darren Woods was in court this week, charged with cheating at online poker. As reported by the Grimsby Telegraph, a small northern English local newspaper, Woods appeared in Sheffield Crown Court to answer 12...
New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts
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New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts

October 14th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker may still seem like a pipe dream, but with MGM Resorts backing the plan, it’s a dream that could yet materialize. That’s because MGM wants online poker in New York, and is the source behind a...
Swedish Authorities Scour Social Media for Poker Tax Evaders
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Swedish Authorities Scour Social Media for Poker Tax Evaders

October 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
If you’re a poker tax evader in Sweden, listen up: you could be on a Wanted List in the Skandie country. The Swedish tax authority, known as Skatteverket, is searching for information on poker players who have collected big...
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT High Roller
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PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT High Roller

October 8th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Isai Scheinberg, the now-infamous billionaire PokerStars founder, won the UK and Ireland Poker Tour’s (UKIPT) Isle of Man High Roller tournament, marking a very public win for a man who, until recently, had been living a...
Belgium to Super Tax Top Professional Poker Players
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Belgium to Super Tax Top Professional Poker Players

October 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Belgium’s professional poker players may soon face some rather harsh taxes, with rates of up to 75 percent being levied against their winnings for top-tier players. According to a report from tijd.be, an online financial...
Phil Ivey Tells Crockfords Casino: “It’s a Crock”
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Phil Ivey Tells Crockfords Casino: “It’s a Crock”

October 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
It’s Phil Ivey versus Crockfords Casino, Round One. The long-awaited lawsuit brought by Phil Ivey against Crockfords got underway on Friday in the High Court in London. Ivey is suing the upmarket casino after it withheld...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Up in August; Nevada Down
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Up in August; Nevada Down

October 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Delaware online poker revenues were up 23 percent in August, showing strong growth for a market that seemed nearly dead earlier in the summer. While the raw numbers are still very low, even considering the size of...
PokerStars UK Players to Lose Auto Top-Up Function
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PokerStars UK Players to Lose Auto Top-Up Function

September 26th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars UK poker players are reacting angrily to news that the automatic top-up and rebuy functions will be removed from the new PokerStars UK client, in accordance with Gambling Commission regulations, thus putting them at a...