Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar Jr Star in New PokerStars Social Media  and TV Spots, But Will They Work?
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Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar Jr Star in New PokerStars Social Media and TV Spots, But Will They Work?

August 4th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Say “Cristiano Ronaldo” and “Neymar Jr” to their multimillions of fans, and you will probably get an adoring response. That’s what PokerStars, for whom both soccer superstars are now brand...
GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer
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GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer

July 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has dropped Amaya and found new creditors to increase its bid to $1.55 billion for rival bwin.party, even though the latter gambling company had already agreed to a $1.4 billion offer from 888 Holdings. GVC’s...
November Nine Headlined by Joseph McKeehen, Max Steinberg, Pierre Neuville
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November Nine Headlined by Joseph McKeehen, Max Steinberg, Pierre Neuville

July 15th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The November Nine are set in stone, and now have four months to get their poker game to its zenith. The World Series of Poker Main Event has played down to its final nine players, setting up a final table that should provide...
PokerStars Announces Sweeping Changes to Third-Party Software
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PokerStars Announces Sweeping Changes to Third-Party Software

July 12th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars players will soon need to say goodbye to certain third-party software programs that provide data and advice, as the network has determined they give an unfair advantage. After announcing the world’s largest...
GVC & Amaya Lower Bid For Bwin.Party Acquisition, But Talks Look Strong
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GVC & Amaya Lower Bid For Bwin.Party Acquisition, But Talks Look Strong

July 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC & Amaya have been interested in buying bwin.party for months, and now it looks like the deal may come together in the next few days, according to bwin’s board of directors. But the delays in the deal appear to have...
Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Has Players Not Seeing Double
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Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Has Players Not Seeing Double

July 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The Aria Super High Roller Series has been stealing a tiny bit of thunder from the World Series of Poker this summer, and a recent incident during one of the event’s cash games has gotten some real buzz. After kicking off...
Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2015 Is Texas Representative Joe Barton’s Latest Effort
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Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2015 Is Texas Representative Joe Barton’s Latest Effort

June 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
US Representative Joe Barton (R-Texas) has introduced the Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2015, a House bill similar to his 2013 version that seeks “to establish a program for the licensing of Internet poker by States and...
Amaya Stock Price Unhindered by Insider Trading Allegations, Baazov Gets Vote of Confidence
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Amaya Stock Price Unhindered by Insider Trading Allegations, Baazov Gets Vote of Confidence

June 23rd, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya stock performance on both the Toronto and Nasdaq exchanges has shown investors aren’t concerned with an ongoing probe. Despite the company being investigated by Quebec securities officials into allegations of illegal...
NFL Bans Players from Florida Poker Events, Citing Code of Conduct
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NFL Bans Players from Florida Poker Events, Citing Code of Conduct

June 14th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The NFL might not seem like its players’ conduct is always first and foremost on its mind, given numerous recent incidents ranging from domestic abuse to animal torture that have become a virtual epidemic these days. But...
Daniel Negreanu Picks Up Four Kings: Scripted TV Series About Pro Poker Players
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Daniel Negreanu Picks Up Four Kings: Scripted TV Series About Pro Poker Players

June 8th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu may be focused on the World Series of Poker at the moment, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t also taking time to increase his already impressive media profile. According to the often-controversial poker pro,...