Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group
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Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group

August 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Full Tilt Poker account reimbursement process from Garden City Group (GCG) has been painfully slow for American players. After nearly three years of waiting, the first players who submitted applications to recover their...
WSOP.com Nevada Unveils Major Upgrades
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WSOP.com Nevada Unveils Major Upgrades

August 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
WSOP.com has become the most popular online poker site in the state of Nevada, holding onto that lead even after the World Series of Poker ended for the summer. But that doesn’t mean the site is ready to rest on its...
Daniel Negreanu Ranks as Top Social Media Star
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Daniel Negreanu Ranks as Top Social Media Star

August 4th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A new feature on the PokerStars blog, The Social Power Table, rates poker players on their social media “value,” with Daniel Negreanu, perhaps somewhat predictably, coming out on top, while Phil Ivey is snapping at...
Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone
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Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone

August 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
“The next lot is 5,076 Full Tilt Poker-branded ‘cat stress relievers.’ Shall we start the bidding at $100?” Yes, folks, you, too, have the chance to get your hands on some of the slightly more bonkers...
Paul Phua Among Eight Indictments in Sports Betting Case
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Paul Phua Among Eight Indictments in Sports Betting Case

July 31st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
High-stakes poker player Paul Phua and his son Darren have had quite a roller coaster week: first they were set to be released from federal custody after millions were put up in bail for them by friends Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl,...
Betfair Online to Remain with Trump in New Jersey
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Betfair Online to Remain with Trump in New Jersey

July 30th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While the news that Betfair’s New Jersey poker platform has garnered just $48 (yes, you read that right) in gross gaming revenue so far in 2014 had the poker forums reeling in disbelief earlier this month, the UK...
Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson
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Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson

July 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While Sheldon Adelson’s noisy saber-rattling in support of the Restoration of the Wire Act has become increasingly strident over the past year, it seems that his opponents who support online gambling in America are quietly...
Dan Bilzerian To Howard Stern: $50 Million Win for 2014
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Dan Bilzerian To Howard Stern: $50 Million Win for 2014

July 25th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
How much money has poker pro Dan Bilzerian made on the felt in 2014? According to a recent interview with Howard Stern, he’s won enough to buy 250 Ferraris or a private island in the Bahamas. Now, we all know that Bilzerian...
PokerStars Changes Course on Satellite Policy
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PokerStars Changes Course on Satellite Policy

July 24th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Online satellites are a big part of the story of how tournament poker grew so popular. The World Series of Poker’s Main Event exploded in large part based on the idea that a satellite that cost you a few dollars to play in...
California Card Rooms Support Online Poker Legislation
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California Card Rooms Support Online Poker Legislation

July 22nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
One of the biggest challenges in making online poker work in California is getting everyone on the same page. Given the size of the state and its gaming industry, there are a lot of different factions that need to get on board...