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...
Neteller Bans Bitcoin Transactions
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Neteller Bans Bitcoin Transactions

July 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Neteller, traditionally the Internet poker player’s preferred e-wallet, has banned the use of Bitcoin in all its customer transactions. The payment processing service revised its terms and conditions this week to state that...
Ultimate Poker Online to Partner with El Cortez in Las Vegas
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Ultimate Poker Online to Partner with El Cortez in Las Vegas

July 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When it comes to online gambling in Nevada, it’s going to be hard for any one casino or brand to overtake Caesars’ World Series of Poker (WSOP.com) site. So to go up against such a giant in the poker world, one...
Poker High-Roller Paul Phua Arrested for Illegal Sports Betting
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Poker High-Roller Paul Phua Arrested for Illegal Sports Betting

July 15th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker whale Paul Phua, one of the driving forces behind the Macau “Big Game,” was arrested over the weekend for allegedly running an illegal World Cup sports betting ring on the Las Vegas strip. According to a...
Nevada Approves First Online Poker Network by 888
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Nevada Approves First Online Poker Network by 888

July 12th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Nevada Gaming Control Board this week gave provisional approval to a player pool-sharing network that could be the blueprint for interstate online poker liquidity-sharing between Nevada and Delaware. The system, created by...
Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament Coming to Binion’s
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Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament Coming to Binion’s

July 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When Chad Brown lost his battle with cancer earlier this month, the entire poker world was united in honoring one of the most well-respected members of their community. Brown received an honorary World Series of Poker bracelet...