California Online Poker Hearing Slated for April 27, Delaware Records Strong March Revenues
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California Online Poker Hearing Slated for April 27, Delaware Records Strong March Revenues

April 19th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker will have yet another day in Sacramento when the State Assembly’s Governmental Organization (GO) Committee hears a bill on April 27. First introduced in February by Assemblymen Adam Gray (D-District...
New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry
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New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry

April 15th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey online poker revenue is on the up, and much of the recent flurry of activity can be attributed to PokerStars, according to the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The latest round-up of stats from the...
New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement
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New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement

March 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker odds might have improved this week, following a deal reached between State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and daily fantasy sports (DFS) market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel. On Monday, Schneiderman and...
5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds
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5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds

March 18th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
5Dimes, a Costa Rican online gambling site and poker room, has been accused of offering unlicensed real money betting options to US residents through an elaborate scheme involving Amazon gift certificates. Although many members...
Nevada Poker Room Data Shows Peaks and Valleys for Live Rooms Over Past 24 Years
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Nevada Poker Room Data Shows Peaks and Valleys for Live Rooms Over Past 24 Years

March 12th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Nevada poker data on the last 24 years of the game has been compiled by the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), and the statistics paint a vivid image of how trends and events over the past quarter century have directly...
Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid
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Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid

March 4th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya may not have received a formal takeover offer from its CEO David Baazov yet, but that hasn’t stopped the board from employing global independent investment bank Moelis & Company to value the company. News of a...
PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March
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PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March

February 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars New Jersey will finally go live after months of uncertainty, but only if it successfully meets the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement’s (DGE) testing procedure. Following months of speculation, hope, and...
Full Tilt to Merge With PokerStars, Is the End Pending for Once Hardy Brand?
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Full Tilt to Merge With PokerStars, Is the End Pending for Once Hardy Brand?

February 17th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
The iconic Full Tilt poker network will migrate to the PokerStars platform this spring and will share player pools in order to combine the Amaya properties into one worldwide poker product. Rational Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi...
Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars
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Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars

December 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya Inc. has branded a $290 million lawsuit brought against its subsidiary PokerStars by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as “frivolous” and “without merit,” and vowed that it will “vigorously dispute” any liability...
San Diego Casino Raids: Money Laundering, Prostitution, and Mafia Links
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San Diego Casino Raids: Money Laundering, Prostitution, and Mafia Links

December 11th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Two San Diego card rooms and 25 players are under investigation by the FBI following a surprise raid earlier this week. The Seven Mile Casino on Bay Boulevard in Chula Vista and the Black Jack Palomar Casino, both in San Diego...