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...
JC Tran Drops 888poker Partnership After One Year
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JC Tran Drops 888poker Partnership After One Year

September 25th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
JC Tran’s run to the final table at the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event paid off in more ways than one, as it also landed him a sponsorship deal with 888poker. Now, after a successful year for the long-time poker pro,...
Everleaf Director Charged with Misappropriating Player Funds
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Everleaf Director Charged with Misappropriating Player Funds

September 23rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Everleaf Poker hasn’t been in business for over a year now, but there’s still some punishment to be dealt out to those in charge of the failed online gambling firm. And now, one of the directors of Everleaf Gaming has...
Aviation Club de France Raided by Cops, Owner Arrested
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Aviation Club de France Raided by Cops, Owner Arrested

September 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Aviation Club de France (ACF) in Paris has been raided by police, and its owner Marcel Francisci arrested along with 11 others, the French press has reported. Officers of the Races and Games Division of the National Judicial...
partypoker NJ Adds NHL Devils Ken Daneyko to Team Pros
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partypoker NJ Adds NHL Devils Ken Daneyko to Team Pros

September 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
partypoker New Jersey has announced the signing of former Devils defenseman Ken Daneyko to their professional stable, adding him to the likes of Mike Sexton and Kara Scott. Daneyko played his entire NHL career with the Devils,...
partypoker GSSS Events Cancelled After Technical Snafus
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partypoker GSSS Events Cancelled After Technical Snafus

September 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The partypoker GSSS, aka the Garden State Super Series, was a chance for partypoker and the Borgata to show off their online poker room to the New Jersey market. With large guaranteed prize pools, it promised to be the most...